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12/10/15 9:51pm
12/10/2015 9:51 PM

Southold's Pat McFarland and Bishop McGann-Mercy's Joe Jeskie chase after a loose ball during Thursday night's non-league game. (Credit: Robert O'Rourk)

Kevin Santacroce stood motionless, holding his hands out with a befuddled look on his face, as if trying to figure out what he had done wrong. The 6-foot-3 senior had just been charged with his fifth personal foul. That meant his night was done, and Bishop McGann-Mercy had to play the remaining 3 minutes 13 seconds of its home-opening basketball game without him. READ

12/08/15 5:00pm
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At first glance, the Shoreham-Wading River boys basketball team will appear vastly different from a year ago. Gone are three of the Wildcats’ tallest players, who made up one of the biggest frontlines Shoreham coach Kevin Culhane has had during his tenure.  READ

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11/14/15 7:05pm
11/14/2015 7:05 PM

Shoreham-Wading River sophomore Katherine Lee failed to retain her state title, taking third place in the girls Class B race on Saturday. (Credit: Robert O'Rourke, file)

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

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11/07/15 5:23pm
11/07/2015 5:23 PM
The Bishop McGann-Mercy and Shoreham-Wading River teams exchange handshakes following Saturday's playoff game at Miller Place High School. (Credit: Bob Liepa)

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

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10/31/15 1:18am
10/31/2015 1:18 AM

Bishop McGann-Mercy quarterback Kevin Santacroce, passing over Greenport/Southold/Mattituck's Tyler Corrigan, threw for 232 yards and two touchdowns. (Credit: Garret Meade)

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