Steve Failla has spent every fall since 1984 involved in football, in one way or another. This year, however, marks a break in that pattern, and it’s a reflection of his growing interest in golf.
“Over the last handful of years, golf has become a passion of mine,” he said.
Failla, 40, who has been the Riverhead High School girls golf coach for four years, has taken on the added title of the school’s boys golf coach, succeeding Wade Davey. (more…)
Players on the Shoreham-Wading River soccer team run sprints during tryouts last week. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
Andrew Moschetti found himself in unfamiliar territory last fall. For the first time as a varsity coach at Shoreham-Wading River, beginning with the girls soccer team and now with the boys, his team fell short of the playoffs.
It was a humbling experience for Moschetti, who first started coaching with the girls in 2006. (more…)
Reggie Archer, a fourth-year varsity player for McGann-Mercy who lives in Riverhead, will be the featured back for the Monarchs this season. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
Reggie Archer grew up playing football in PAL with Ken Simco, Troy Trent and many of the other guys who will make up the core of Riverhead’s varsity football team this season as seniors. When they reached high school, and the point where football takes on a more serious tone, their paths split. (more…)
The McGann-Mercy football team practices Tuesday afternoon. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
Across Suffolk County on Monday morning, on the first day of practices for the high school football season, teams set out for the grueling start of two-a-days.
At Bishop McGann-Mercy, the official start of the season was met with patience. (more…)
Danielle Allen and Patrick O’Brien play a married couple in the opening act of Neil Simon’s comedy ‘Plaza Suite.’ (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
Members of the McGann-Mercy Theatre Company in conjunction with Trinity Theatre Company will perform Neil Simon’s comedy “Plaza Suite” at 7:30 p.m. Thursdays-Saturdays, Aug. 7-9 and 14-16, at Bishop McGann-Mercy High School in Riverhead. (more…)
Fifth grader Lola Beyrodt of Baiting Hollow at the Mercy fashion camp show. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
Proud to show off the unevenly cut clothes they made themselves, 12 girls buzzed past sewing machines and scattered pieces of brightly patterned fabrics, working to finish their projects before the big fashion show Thursday. (more…)
McGann-Mercy’s Julianna Cintron runs the opening leg of the 4 x 100 relay at last week’s state championship. The team ran again at nationals Friday. (Credit: Hal Henty)
All throughout the spring track & field season, the four runners on McGann-Mercy’s 4 x 100 relay team posted faster and faster times every time they took the track. (more…)
Competing at states this weekend are Ryan Udvadia (left), Madison Blom and Julianna Cintron. (Credit: Daniel De Mato & Robert O’Rourk)
The New York State Track and Field Championships kick off Friday morning at Cicero-North Syracuse High School. Athletes from Riverhead, Shoreham-Wading River and McGann-Mercy all qualified based on their performance last weekend. (more…)