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08/15/17 6:00am
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Consider the modern football marvel that is the multi-talented H-back. Set back from the line of scrimmage, he must be able to serve as a fullback, receiver or tight end at various times, depending on the needs of the moment. That means he must be able to block, run with the ball and catch it. READ

10/05/16 3:00pm
10/05/2016 3:00 PM

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The message coach Leif Shay had for his Riverhead High School football players following Saturday’s game was the same one he has conveyed throughout the season.

“I’m very proud of them,” he said. “For everything they have going against them, they come to practice and work hard every day.”

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09/13/16 6:03pm
09/13/2016 6:03 PM

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Of all the statistics and numbers that were floating around related to the Riverhead High School football team’s season-opening loss to North Babylon two weeks ago, perhaps the most stunning was the number of Blue Waves in uniform who had played in a varsity game before the season opener: one.

That’s it. One.

That one player was Brian Moulton.

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09/13/16 5:00pm

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First it was the Bulldogs and then the Lions that took nice-sized bites out of the Riverhead High School football team. Now the Blue Waves must feel a sense of relief, with a bye week to look forward to and the roughest part of their schedule in the books. The timing of the bye couldn’t be better for the Blue Waves.