No one likes to lose or get beaten badly, but it’s not the worst thing in the world.
As difficult as Saturday’s high school football game was for Riverhead, it was considerably harder for Alec Kiernan.
And Kiernan played for Centereach, which breezed to victory. READ
This is not the same Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School football team as last year. No way, no how.
The team’s early-season results and the way it plays on the field speak for themselves. READ
Just call him Johnny-on-the-spot.
In his first high school varsity football start on Saturday, Jake Meeker showed an uncanny knack for being in the right place at the right time. READ
The seed was planted early. Real early.
Echoes of the postgame celebrations of Shoreham-Wading River’s third straight Long Island Class IV football championship were still ringing when coach Matt Millheiser pulled Xavier Arline aside to give him a message. “I want four,” he told the player.
It has been almost three years since Thomas Cutinella died while playing football for Shoreham-Wading River High School in a game against Elwood/John Glenn. On Oct. 1, 2014, Cutinella collapsed on Glenn’s field. His death sent shock waves throughout Suffolk County and beyond.
Although they call him “X-Man,” he is not a superhero. But that doesn’t mean Xavier Arline doesn’t bring considerable physical weapons to the Shoreham-Wading River High School football team. READ
Sometimes someone has to walk away from something to fully appreciate how much he loves it. That was the case with Christian Pace when he turned his back on football for one season.