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04/17/17 9:00pm

Considering that Riverhead had opened the season with series against the three premier baseball teams in Suffolk County League III, it was quite conceivable that the Blue Waves could have started off with an 0-9 record.

Considering that Riverhead had a .194 team batting average in those first nine games (and was the victim of no-hitters by Half Hollow Hills East and Smithtown East), it’s rather surprising that the Blue Waves are 3-6 in league play.

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04/10/17 2:04pm
04/10/2017 2:04 PM

A good, competitive high school girls lacrosse game was anticipated. It didn’t start out that way, though.

Riverhead scored on seven of its first eight shots, shooting out to a surprisingly easy 7-0 lead within the opening 8 minutes, 26 seconds. If the Blue Waves thought at that point that Monday’s non-league game was going to be easy for them, they would have been greatly mistaken.

04/06/17 6:00am

A photo of John Anderson rests on the windowsill of his parents’ Riverhead home. (Credit: Joe Werkmeister)

Two poster boards covered with photos rest on the windowsill in the dining room of Dennis and Carmel Anderson’s Riverhead home. More posters are scattered throughout the house, on tables and the floor. The photos provide a glimpse into the life of their son, John. There are shots of the family in Ireland, John in his No. 63 Blue Waves football uniform and groups of friends dressed up before a school dance. READ