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09/09/17 6:00am

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.

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09/05/17 5:55am
09/05/2017 5:55 AM

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.

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12/05/16 11:33pm
12/05/2016 11:33 PM

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In early October, as the Shoreham-Wading River football team boarded the bus at Connetquot High School following a four-point loss to John Glenn, thoughts of the Rutgers Trophy couldn’t have been further from the minds of players. The Wildcats were 3-2, fighting through injuries and searching for a groove. READ

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11/29/16 2:00pm
11/29/2016 2:00 PM

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It seems like a century away, but there were lean times when the Shoreham-Wading River High School football team wasn’t winning a lot.

In fact, it was in the 20th century when the program was born amid defeats. The Wildcats went 1-7 in their first season. They paid their dues through their first three years, going 6-18 before turning in a winning season by going 5-4 in 2000.
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