Katherine Lee fell short in her attempt to win a second straight state championship on Saturday, but the Shoreham-Wading River High School sophomore came close, finishing third in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association girls cross-country championships. READ
The Bishop McGann-Mercy and Shoreham-Wading River teams exchange handshakes following Saturday’s playoff game at Miller Place High School. (Credit: Bob Liepa)
When a high school football team faces a clear and heavy favorite like Shoreham-Wading River in its opening playoff game, what does it do? Well, it plays hard, tries to stay loose and hopes for the best. READ
UPDATE (Oct. 31, 6:15 p.m.): McGann-Mercy finished in 8th place in Division IV to earn the final seed in the playoffs. The Monarchs edged out Port Jefferson for the final spot. Mercy tallied 107.45 power points while Port Jefferson, losers against Bayport-Blue Point Saturday, finished with 106.45.
Mercy will play against No. 1 Shoreham-Wading River in the first round of playoffs.
Original Story: No sooner had the football game ended when the waiting game began. READ
Bishop McGann Mercy’s experience in the high school girls soccer playoffs was a short one.
Katherine Lee had a plan for the girls championship race in the Section XI Division Cross-Country Championships on Tuesday: Take the lead early and stay there.
With only a few seniors on its roster and not as much depth as it has enjoyed in the past, the Babylon High School football team is not the force it usually is.
The annual trip to Brown University in Providence, R.I., always includes an added bonus for the Shoreham-Wading River girls cross country team: a trip to the mall. READ
Glens Falls, N.Y., is the ultimate destination, and the Mattituck High School girls volleyball team is determined to show that there is more than one way to get there. READ