McGann-Mercy pitcher Nicole Gravagna throws out a runner at first base Monday. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
MONARCHS 10, MARINERS 5
An early morning start on the day after a holiday can be a cause for alarm for any coach. Are the players going to be mentally ready? Will they come out sluggish?
Before Monday’s home opener for the McGann-Mercy softball team, first-year coach Rich Schaub was confident his group was ready. The Monarchs put together a strong practice Saturday, giving Schaub reason to believe that would carry over. (more…)
Mia Behrens drives to the basket Friday against Port Jefferson. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
The Bishop McGann-Mercy girls basketball team fell to Port Jefferson Friday night in the first round of the Class B playoffs. (more…)
A Riverhead police officer leads Mercy students from the school on Jan. 14. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
After four bomb threats were reported at Bishop McGann-Mercy and Riverhead High Schools in the month of January, a $5,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of the people responsible for the threats. (more…)
Students and faculty were evacuated on Friday at McGann-Mercy. (Credit: Barbaraellen Koch)
Two weeks after local authorities responded to four threats in two days made to local schools, Riverhead police were called to yet another bomb scare at Bishop McGann-Mercy High School — and another bomb report that turned out to be false. (more…)
Former McGann-Mercy football coach Jeff Doroski. (Credit: Garret Meade)
Jeff Doroski was a well-known figure at Bishop McGann-Mercy, from his days as a student to later, as a teacher and coach. Two years ago, Doroski led the football team into the semifinals of the Division IV playoffs. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River’s Ryan Udvadia races in the 3,200 at the outdoor state championship. (Credit: Hal Henty)
It was another banner year for track and field stars for Shoreham-Wading River, Riverhead and McGann-Mercy. (more…)
McGann-Mercy quarterback KJ Santacroce lets go a pass as running back Reggie Archer blocks in front. (Credit: Bill Landon)
KNIGHTS 48, MONARCHS 13
No more than a handful of plays into Saturday afternoon’s game, the pristine white road uniforms of McGann-Mercy High School were stained muddy brown.
The pounding rain, accompanied by gusts of wind, made for one sloppy day for football at John Glenn High School. (more…)
The Class B county champion Shoreham-Wading River girls cross country team. Pictured are (from left) coach Paul Koretzki, Francesca Lilly, Kaitlyn Ohrtman, Alexandra Hays, Katherine Lee, Amanda Dwyer, Payton Capes-Davis and Lexie Smith. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
On a chilly day at Sunken Meadow State Park Friday, in temperatures ideal for cross country runners, the best of Suffolk County high schools vied for a chance to represent the section at the state competition next week.
The Shoreham-Wading River girls came into the meet with high expectations after winning the Section XI Division Championships Oct. 21.
The girls didn’t disappoint. (more…)