Misery may love company, but when the Shoreham-Wading River and Hampton Bays high school boys basketball teams, which took a combined three league wins into Thursday night’s game, faced each other, Shoreham wasn’t feel so good.
Shoreham might have been looking forward to the rematch. After all, the first time the teams played on Dec. 19, the Wildcats recorded a 47-36 victory. That was Shoreham’s last win. The Wildcats have lost 10 straight since. READ
The Shoreham Wading-River Wildcats finally had something to cheer about Tuesday.
With seven seconds remaining in the game, Kevin Culhane and the bench stood up and applauded the team. The Wildcats were putting the finishing touches to their first win of the high school boys basketball season, a 47-36 home victory over Hampton Bays. READ
Bill King has been around the high school softball scene long enough to know that you can’t take anything for granted. Nothing.
Just because his Shoreham-Wading River team had beaten Hampton Bays last month, 7-0, didn’t mean anything Monday when the teams met in a rematch. And just because the Wildcats loaded the bases with none out in the sixth inning, it was no guarantee of a big inning.
If you happened to purchase a lottery ticket recently while on the South Fork, check your numbers. READ
Concepcion Choy of Riverhead is an immigrant from Guatemala who has lived in the United States for 12 years. (Credit: Kelly Zegers)
A social media post early Thursday morning from Aldo’s Coffee in Greenport read: “We are open on Christmas Day, New Year’s Day, and every other national holiday. Today, we are closed.”
This message was accompanied by a photo of a sign that read “In support of our people and #ADayWithoutImmigrants.”
This could turn out to be one special season for the Shoreham-Wading River girls basketball team.
The Wildcats have sprinted out to an impressive 4-1 record, which was culminated by a 64-21 win over Hampton Bays in the Suffolk County League VI opener for both teams in Shoreham Tuesday.
The high school football playoffs have arrived, and with them come a familiar opponent for Shoreham-Wading River.
On Friday evening, second-seeded Shoreham (6-2) will face No. 7 Hampton Bays (4-4) — the same team it played this past Friday night in the final regular-season game for both teams — in a Suffolk County Division IV quarterfinal. The only difference is this time Shoreham will play on its home field.
Shoreham-Wading River accomplished something Tuesday that not too many high school girls basketball teams can boast about over the past few years. READ