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01/18/17 12:00pm
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One doesn’t need to watch Chastin Giles play for long to realize that she didn’t pick up a basketball for the first time last week.

Giles, a freshman point guard for the Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School girls basketball team, is a work in progress, and the Monarchs love the way she is progressing.
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12/22/16 9:58pm
12/22/2016 9:58 PM

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Silence is golden. It can also be a lot of fun, as fans of the Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School girls basketball team discovered.

Mercy held its first Silent Night game Thursday night. The idea was a takeoff on a tradition observed by Taylor University, an NAIA school in Indiana. This is how it works: Fans dress in costumes and all sorts of garb, remaining absolutely silent until the home team scores its 10th point. Then it’s time for them to turn the cheering on full blast.
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12/01/16 9:15am
12/01/2016 9:15 AM

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Only five basketball players can play on the court at a time for a team. The Shoreham-Wading River High School girls team has many more capable players than that. The Wildcats are deep.

That means Shoreham’s starting lineup is up in the air like a jump ball.
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