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06/21/16 11:39pm
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The two Shoreham-Wading River High School football players, Chris Rosati and Dalten Stalzer, had never played in a game quite like this before, with players who were so big, players who were so fast and players who were so talented.

“There are just so many great players,” Rosati said. “Not one of them is bad.”
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12/01/15 12:00pm
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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

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10/10/15 7:39pm
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Life is good for Shoreham-Wading River High School football these days.

The Wildcats just keep winning. It’s a good habit to get into.

“Things are going well,” agreed Shoreham’s coach, Matt Millheiser.

The 6-0 Wildcats maintained their undefeated record Saturday with a 35-0 blanking of host Port Jefferson in a Suffolk County Division IV game. It was their third shutout of the season. The Wildcats have outscored the six teams they have played by 228-28. READ

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09/26/15 11:00pm
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Shoreham-Wading River running back Chris Rosati carries the football in Saturday's win. (Credit: Bill Landon)

Shoreham-Wading River running back Chris Rosati carries the football in Saturday’s 49-7 win over Bayport-Blue Point. He scored three touchdowns in the game.(Credit: Bill Landon)

Shoreham Wading River hasn’t lost a football game since November of 2013, when they fell in the second round of the playoffs to their then nemesis, Babylon. Since that day, the seeds of a winning culture have blossomed and permeate through every player who wears the Wildcats’ blue and gold.  READ

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09/22/15 12:15pm
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Joe Constant held the ball and Babylon players watched from the sideline as Dan Mahoney kicked a career-long 42-yard field goal for Shoreham-Wading River. (Credit: Daniel De Mato)

Joe Constant held the ball and Babylon players watched from the sideline as Dan Mahoney kicked a career-long 42-yard field goal for Shoreham-Wading River. (Credit: Daniel De Mato)

Dan Mahoney had a harried look on his face as he hustled down a walkway toward the field entrance at Islip High School.

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09/02/15 1:00pm
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Shoreham-Wading River honored the memory of a fallen player by winning its first Long Island championship last year and going 12-0. (Credit: Daniel De Mato, file)

Shoreham-Wading River honored the memory of a fallen player by winning its first Long Island championship last year and going 12-0. (Credit: Daniel De Mato, file)

The contrasting mix of tragedy and triumph made it a season unlike any other, with peaks and valleys few high school football teams have ever had to navigate. It was unforgettable, yet at times Matt Millheiser may feel tempted to ask himself if it all really happened. READ