Shoreham-Wading River’s Jon Constant protecting the ball under pressure from Greenport’s Sam Strickland. (Credit: Garret Meade)
Size isn’t everything for a basketball team, but it sure is nice to have.
Certainly, height can be overrated, but when that height is accompanied by talent, it can make a difference. That is something the Shoreham-Wading River High School boys basketball team can appreciate. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River senior Jonah Caldwell blocks the shot of Mattituck’s Josh Conklin Thursday. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
Over the sound of a bouncing basketball, squeaking sneakers and the occasional claps from the dozen or so fans in attendance, one voice echoed throughout the gym at Shoreham-Wading River High School late Thursday night. (more…)
Brandon Tolliver is pictured with his mother and father Shanneikqua and Bill Tolliver with varsity basketball coach John Rossetti. (Credit: Riverhead School District)
Riverhead senior Brandon Tolliver, a four-year varsity veteran who played a pivotal role in the Blue Waves’ league title in 2012-13, will continue his basketball career at SUNY New Paltz. (more…)
Daniel De Mato photo | Michael Hubbard, joined by his mother Nancy Reyer, was given a team jersey and autographed basketball by the Riverhead boys basketball team at halftime of Thursday’s game against West Islip.
BLUE WAVES 55, LIONS 46
As the crowd inside Riverhead High School rose to its feet, the smile on Michael Hubbard’s face couldn’t have been any wider.
In an emotional halftime ceremony Thursday night, Michael was recognized as an honorary member of the boys basketball team and presented with an autographed basketball and jersey. (more…)
BARBARAELLEN KOCH FILE PHOTO | Michael Hubbard, now being cared for in the Skilled Living Center at PBMC, being visited by Riverhead High School student and Interact Club member Spencer Shea.
Senior Night will take on a special meaning Thursday for the Riverhead boys basketball team. (more…)
DANIEL DE MATO PHOTO | Bayport-Blue Point players celebrate Tuesday night’s victory as Shoreham-Wading River junior Danny Hughes walks off the court.
Facing a win-or-go home game Tuesday night against Bayport-Blue Point, the Shoreham-Wading Wildcats fell 48-33, bringing their season to an end. (more…)
ROBERT O’ROURK FILE PHOTO | Shoreham-Wading River junior Danny Hughes scored 27 points in a Jan. 10 victory over Bayport-Blue Point. The Wildcats need another win against the Phantoms tonight to make the playoffs.
The season comes down to this. The Shoreham-Wading River boys basketball team faces a win or go home game tonight at Bayport-Blue Point in the regular season finale. (more…)
GARRET MEADE PHOTO | Mattituck sophomore Joe Tardif, putting up a shot while being guarded by Bishop McGann-Mercy’s Greg Gehring, scored a career-high 24 points with the aid of four 3-pointers.
TUCKERS 80, MONARCHS 60
The Mattituck Tuckers knew what they were up against this season in League VII. What has shaped up to be one of the toughest basketball leagues in Suffolk County is led by three powerhouses — Babylon, Center Moriches and Southampton — that are almost in a league of their own. (more…)