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09/26/18 10:03pm
09/26/2018 10:03 PM

Apparently, first impressions don’t mean a darn thing in volleyball. Nor do second, third and fourth impressions, for that matter.

In this sport, momentum is a fragile, fickle thing that can come and go with each serve.

That was the case in Wednesday’s Suffolk County League VII girls match between Shoreham-Wading River and Mount Sinai. What started out looking like it would be an easy three-setter for SWR, turned into an exhausting five-setter in which the total points were virtually identical (118-116 in SWR’s favor) and no set was decided by more than four points. READ

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09/03/18 5:55am
09/03/2018 5:55 AM

Rose Horton has traded in Bishop McGann-Mercy green for Riverhead blue, and now the Blue Waves’ new girls volleyball coach has her work cut out for her.

The challenge stands in the form of taking over a team that went 0-14 last year, won only once in the past two years and has a 3-38 record over the last three seasons. READ

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11/03/16 4:00pm
11/03/2016 4:00 PM

Courtney Wrigley #16 celebrates a point with her teammates during the second set of Shoreham Wading River's three set loss to Sayville at Shoreham Wading River High School in Shoreham on Oct. 27, 2016.

Courtney Wrigley has come far, much further than many of her younger teammates on the Shoreham-Wading River High School girls volleyball team might expect.

Back when Wrigley was an 11-year-old, one of some 80 hopefuls trying out for a middle school team, she was far from the polished player she has become. READ