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11/21/17 6:01am
11/21/2017 6:01 AM

Shoreham-Wading River may have a peculiar case of senioritis this high school boys basketball season, and it’s not a bad thing.

The Wildcats (8-12 last season) have a senior-laden team this season, with eight 12th-graders among them. Coach Kevin Culhane is more than fine with that. READ

01/23/17 12:00pm
01/23/2017 12:00 PM

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Perhaps one of the most underappreciated roles on a high school boys basketball team belongs to the first couple of players coming off the bench. They don’t hold the status of a starter, but their value can mean the difference between winning and losing.

Does Matt Moran feel unappreciated?

Not at all.
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01/14/17 3:37pm
01/14/2017 3:37 PM

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Shoreham-Wading River brought the energy, the fire and the intensity. But Southampton just brought too much.

Southampton, winner of the last three Long Island Class B boys basketball championships, had only seven players available for its Suffolk County League VI game in Shoreham on Saturday. That was enough.
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12/20/16 8:22pm
12/20/2016 8:22 PM

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Welcome to Suffolk County League II.

Riverhead’s introduction to the league wasn’t a kind one. The Blue Waves, who played in League III last season, had their work cut out for them Tuesday in their league opener with powerful Half Hollow Hills East in town. Hills East is seen as one of the top teams in the county along with fellow League II teams Central Islip and Bay Shore.

It was easy to see why.
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12/16/16 9:43pm
12/16/2016 9:43 PM

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All the pieces are in place. This could be a special high school boys basketball team that Greenport has.

The Porters have big bodies in the form of Julian Swann and Sam Strickland. They have the considerable skills of freshman phenom Ahkee Anderson. They have plenty of talent from others, too. Tashan Lawrence, Jordan Fonseca and Darrius Strickland, just to name a few.

The Porters have something else: unselfishness.
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