The reviews are in, and they’re positive.
Shoreham-Wading River High School field hockey players and their coach, Allie Franklin, say they are more than happy with the field turf at the sparkling new Thomas Cutinella Memorial Field. The team will play all its home games at the site.
From Riverhead’s perspective, it could have been worse. A lot worse. It was only by the grace of Dow that it wasn’t.
That would be Grace Dow, Riverhead High School’s senior field hockey goalie.
It isn’t often when two All-State players compete in the same high school field hockey game. It’s even rarer still when they are teammates, and opponents at the same time.
The playing surface has perhaps the biggest impact in field hockey than any other sport. Whether that playing surface is grass or field turf makes a tremendous difference in how the game is played. READ
Eleven Shoreham-Wading River High School students will pursue college athletics next year. READ
Not a bad opening act.
Three years ago, a field hockey program at Eastport-South Manor began with a junior high team. The next two years the program expanded with a junior varsity, all leading into this year’s inaugural varsity season. READ
The Riverhead field hockey team made it back-to-back playoff appearances after finishing the regular season with an 8-6 record in Division II. READ
Brianna Fischetti darted onto the field for the start of the second half Monday when a voice yelled over to her. Her teammates were gathered in a huddle, ready to begin their final cheer after halftime. All they were missing was Fischetti. READ