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01/18/17 12:00pm
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One doesn’t need to watch Chastin Giles play for long to realize that she didn’t pick up a basketball for the first time last week.

Giles, a freshman point guard for the Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School girls basketball team, is a work in progress, and the Monarchs love the way she is progressing.
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12/22/16 9:58pm
12/22/2016 9:58 PM

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Silence is golden. It can also be a lot of fun, as fans of the Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School girls basketball team discovered.

Mercy held its first Silent Night game Thursday night. The idea was a takeoff on a tradition observed by Taylor University, an NAIA school in Indiana. This is how it works: Fans dress in costumes and all sorts of garb, remaining absolutely silent until the home team scores its 10th point. Then it’s time for them to turn the cheering on full blast.
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12/16/16 9:43pm
12/16/2016 9:43 PM

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All the pieces are in place. This could be a special high school boys basketball team that Greenport has.

The Porters have big bodies in the form of Julian Swann and Sam Strickland. They have the considerable skills of freshman phenom Ahkee Anderson. They have plenty of talent from others, too. Tashan Lawrence, Jordan Fonseca and Darrius Strickland, just to name a few.

The Porters have something else: unselfishness.
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12/15/16 4:00pm
12/15/2016 4:00 PM

Eric Cunha

It would be asking an awful lot for any athlete to match the kind of season Luke Coulter compiled last year for Riverhead. The large school county champion in the 600-meter and 3,200, Coulter displayed a rare versatility to compete at a high level in multiple events. READ