03/23/16 10:09pm
03/23/2016 10:09 PM

Mattituck:Greenport:Southold lacrosse player Chelsea Marlborough 032316

Excitement was in the air. Spirits were high. And why not? The weather was surprisingly warm — with temperatures in the mid-60s around game time — and a brilliant blue sky provided the setting as the Mattituck/Greenport/Southold high school girls lacrosse team was up for its season opener on Wednesday.

“You can’t ask for anything better,” said senior midfielder Katie Hoeg, who was referring to the weather, but might as well have been talking about how her team played.

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03/22/16 8:33pm

Riverhead lacrosse player John Ehlers 032216

Lacrosse is a fast game. The players move fast, the ball moves fast and, without a moment’s notice, momentum can change just like that.

Through the first quarter of play in Riverhead’s season opener on Tuesday, the Blue Waves looked good, and had a 4-1 lead over Eastport/South Manor to show for it.

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03/22/16 6:00am
An artist rendering of the main atrium at the Family Community Life Center's recreational and other facilities.

An artist rendering of the main atrium at the Family Community Life Center’s recreational and other facilities.

Riverhead Town Supervisor Sean Walter is right when he said First Baptist Church’s Family Community Life Center “is about to change Riverhead for decades to come.” READ