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02/06/17 6:06pm
02/06/2017 6:06 PM

Shoreham-Wading River runner Katherine Lee 020617

Though based on times and distances, track and field isn’t an exact science. So, trying to predict team scoring can be a risky venture. Things don’t always pan out as projected.

The Shoreham-Wading River High School girls winter track team is grateful for that.

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01/28/17 4:22pm
01/28/2017 4:22 PM

Bishop McGann-Mercy cheerleaders 012817

It felt like a party, a big old party. A disc jockey played music. People danced in the stands, there were plenty of smiles to go around and the atmosphere was festive.

Smiles could even be seen on the faces of the cheerleaders competing on the mat. Behind those smiles, undoubtedly, was the stress felt by the pressure to perform. All their hard work and preparation came down to a 2-minute, 30-second routine before a panel of four scoresheet judges and one safety judge, who evaluated the cheerleading teams for jumping, motions, dancing and stunting.

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01/18/17 12:00pm
01/18/2017 12:00 PM

Bishop McGann-Mercy basketball player Chastin Giles 011717

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.