While the rest of the Riverhead High School football players were spread out in separate groups, working on their position-specific drills Monday morning, R.J. Kocan was off to the side doing his own thing by himself. He kicked field goals, punted and worked on kickoffs. READ
Of all the facts surrounding Carolyn Carrera’s rookie season as a professional lacrosse player with the Philadelphia Force, here’s an interesting nugget: Not once this summer has she stepped foot in the city of brotherly love. READ
Calling all Riverhead alumni!
The Riverhead High School Class of 1973 is hosting its 45th reunion Saturday and alumni from all classes are welcomed to join. READ
As she stood at the Route 58 traffic circle Saturday holding signs warning motorists of the dangers of drinking and driving, Margarita Jimenez would share her story with anyone willing to listen. Several people stopped to share their own story of how a drunken driving incident affected their life or someone they know. READ
Mike Mowdy was able to retain his sense of humor, even while being on the wrong end of a blowout. While his team of Riverhead 11-12-year-old baseball players were absorbing their worst loss of the summer, the coach turned to a nearby reporter and asked him, tongue in cheek, to look for the silver lining. (The score was 17-1 at the time in New City’s favor.)
Both laughed. READ
Like the other seven teams in the New York State Little League All-Star Tournament, Riverhead had high hopes when play began for the 11-12-year-old baseball players. And then a curveball was thrown their way.
Or, make that a bunch of curveballs. READ
You gotta believe.
At least that’s what they say. Sometimes it’s tough for a baseball team to believe, especially when hits have been tough to come by against a tough pitcher like Andrew Lenski. READ
They looked at more called third strikes than they would have liked, but now the Riverhead Little League All Stars are looking at the real possibility of playing in the state tournament for the Little League World Series.
Riverhead’s entry in the 11-12-year-old age group is one win away from making that a reality. READ