Bye, bye playoffs.
The Riverhead High School softball team will not return to the postseason this year. Thanks to the busy bats of West Islip’s offense and the strong right arm of its standout pitcher, Rachel Wandzilak, Riverhead was eliminated from playoff contention Wednesday. A 15-2 defeat to West Islip in a five-inning game shortened by the mercy rule did the trick.
The Suffolk County Wrestling Coaches Association honored three Riverhead wrestlers for their excellence both in the classroom and on the mat. READ
Riverhead staged a four-run rally in the sixth inning, but the Blue Waves fell short en route to an 8-4 loss to Half Hollow Hills East in Suffolk County League VII baseball action in Dix Hills Thursday afternoon.
Right fielder Zach Giannozzi smacked a two-out, bases-loaded triple and center fielder Tommy Powers added a run-scoring single for the Blue Waves (1-6, 1-6).
After years of feeling like they’ve been ignored, homeowners in the Riverside and Flanders area are “thrilled” to see more cops on patrol.
The instant he heard the collision, shortly before 9 p.m. March 9, John Kulakoglu sprinted into action.
At one moment, the 24-year-old was standing outside the Empire gas station where he works, on Route 58 in Riverhead. The next, he was darting toward the road while calling 911 through his phone’s Bluetooth earpiece. READ
Not all of the players who came out for the Riverhead High School girls golf team this year stuck with it. Golf looks easy when watching professionals on television.
An unlicensed driver from Riverhead was arrested for leaving the scene of an accident in which he had been driving drunk in Flanders early Saturday morning, according to a Southampton Town police press release. READ
The Riverhead High School boys lacrosse team was denied its first win on Saturday, but there was no denying the Blue Waves’ refusal to quit — not to mention their flair for the dramatic.