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02/13/16 3:32pm
02/13/2016 3:32 PM

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It has been said before, but that doesn’t make it any less true. What happens during the regular season can be irrelevant in the playoffs, and it’s not easy beating a team three times in as many games.

The Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School girls basketball team received a painful reminder of that Saturday when its recent past success against Center Moriches counted for nothing in a Suffolk County Class B Tournament semifinal in Riverhead.
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02/10/16 10:56am
02/10/2016 10:56 AM

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The Riverhead girls basketball team clinched a share of the League III championship last night with a 63-30 win at West Islip. The Blue Waves finished 13-1 in league to finish in a tie with Huntington for the league crown, the Blue Waves’ first since the 2011-12 season.  READ

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02/03/16 8:00pm
02/03/2016 8:00 PM

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I’m really not good at goodbyes, but I’ll try my best.

The first time I saw Phil Reed — I don’t know how many years ago — he was a face in the background, a big, tough-looking football coach, one of several assistant coaches for the Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School football team, toiling on a hot late-summer day during a preseason practice. READ