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02/03/16 8:00pm
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I’m really not good at goodbyes, but I’ll try my best.

The first time I saw Phil Reed — I don’t know how many years ago — he was a face in the background, a big, tough-looking football coach, one of several assistant coaches for the Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School football team, toiling on a hot late-summer day during a preseason practice. READ

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01/16/16 3:00pm
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In the years leading up to Shoreham-Wading River’s 2014 Long Island Championship, coach Matt Millheiser often mentioned all the “firsts” the team had barreled through, from a win at Mount Sinai, to a road victory at Babylon. Now, on the heels of two straight Class IV Long Island titles, a 24-game win streak and a Rutgers Trophy a year ago, the list of firsts has shrunk down to nearly nothing. READ

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12/29/15 6:00am
12/29/2015 6:00 AM


One practice into the 2015 season, it quickly became evident the upcoming year would be about much more than wins and losses in Riverhead. The Blue Waves arrived for training camp in August as the No. 2 seed in Division II, eager to prepare for what promised to be a challenging schedule.  READ

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12/01/15 12:00pm
12/01/2015 12:00 PM

James Puckey, left, and Kevin Cutinella carry the 54 flag in memory of Tom Cutinella onto the field before Shoreham-Wading River's win over Elwood/John Glenn in the Suffolk County Division IV final. (Credit: Daniel De Mato, file)

During the trophy presentation ceremony, the public-address announcer at Hofstra University’s James M. Shuart Stadium intoned: “Congratulations to Matt Millheiser and his Shoreham-Wading River Wildcats. They are the Class IV Long Island champions for 2015.”  READ