With 16 of its players having made a recent class trip to Italy, the Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School girls lacrosse team had not practiced in two weeks. On top of that, the Monarchs are short on precious experience.
As if all of that didn’t augur well for the Monarchs, Elwood/John Glenn was in town to play them in their season opener. John Glenn is a good team, with talents like Victoria Tsangaris and draw expert Amelia Biancardi. READ
Talk about daunting tasks. Travis Baskin’s new job is a challenge, to say the least. Baskin is Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School’s fourth boys lacrosse coach in as many years. The Monarchs have only one win to show for themselves over the last three years, during which double-digit losses have been all too common.
But that may all be the least of Baskin’s concerns at the present time.
Talk about daunting tasks. Travis Baskin’s new job is a challenge, to say the least. Baskin is Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School’s fourth boys lacrosse coach in as many years. READ
Playing a man down in lacrosse is tough. It’s even tougher still when a high school team plays shorthanded for an entire 48-minute game.
It won’t take long for the Shoreham-Wading River Wildcats to get a sense of what this year’s team is made of. READ
On the first day of girls track and field practice at Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School, recent all-New York State athlete Meg Tuthill reminded her teammates about the Monarchs’ winning tradition. READ
John King makes the move from coaching Shoreham-Wading River’s junior varsity softball team to its varsity team, and yet he is still coaching quite a young team. A young team that can hit and has the ability to do some good things. READ
In previous years, the familiar sight of Ed Meier instructing players on the Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School baseball field for the start of preseason practice in early March was a natural part of the school calendar. It meant that spring was right around the corner.
But this week it was different.