A win is a win, as they say, but there is something about the thrill of a sudden-victory overtime triumph that may make it feel extra special for a high school field hockey team. Perhaps it’s the drama. The intensity could have something to do with it.
For years the Riverhead High School field hockey team was in the tricky position of having a foot in two worlds — one on grass and the other on field turf. READ
Back when she was playing field hockey for Rocky Point High School, Jenna Stevenson couldn’t have imagined that one day she would be coaching one of the Eagles’ fiercest rivals, Shoreham-Wading River. But there she was on Monday, running the Wildcats through their first preseason practices.
Just call her Miss Clutch.
If the Riverhead High School field hockey team skipped this entire regular-season business and went straight into the playoffs, that might suit Shannon Schmidt just fine. READ
Five Riverhead athletes will continue their sports careers in college next year. The students were honored at a signing ceremony at the high school Friday afternoon.
Seven Riverhead field hockey players were honored at the Suffolk County Field Hockey Coaches Association dinner Tuesday at Villa Lombardi’s in Holbrook. READ
A group of 19 student-athletes at Shoreham-Wading River will continue their sport in college next year. The students gathered in the high school library Tuesday night for an annual signing ceremony. READ
Two dramatic shootout victories had taken the Riverhead High School field hockey team to this, the Suffolk County Class A quarterfinals and the ultimate test.