In their first 21 innings of playoff action, the Shoreham-Wading River baseball team allowed just one run. The Wildcats, the No. 1 seed in the Class A playoffs, won all three of those games to advance into the best-of-three county finals for a second consecutive year. READ
With no Ryan Mullahey, there was no win for Shoreham-Wading River in Game 1 of the Suffolk County Class A baseball finals.
Well, the connection wasn’t that clear-cut, but it surely didn’t help Shoreham not to have Mullahey available for Monday’s Memorial Day matinee against visiting Rocky Point. Had Mullahey, the team’s No. 2 pitcher, not been ejected in Shoreham’s previous game and been forced to serve an automatic one-game suspension, he would have been on the mound Monday. Instead, both sides went with their No. 3 arms — Rocky Point’s Ryan Maciaszek and Shoreham’s Aidan Crowley. READ
It may sound funny to hear, but Sarah Sheridan describes herself as a “very nervous person.”
What’s funny about that is she just happens to play the most pressure-packed position in lacrosse: goalkeeper. A goalie needs to be in command of her nerves when the pressure is on. READ
A 24-year-old Shoreham man was killed in a single-car crash on Route 25A in Rocky Point early Monday morning, according to Suffolk County police. READ
The undefeated record is no more.
Shoreham-Wading River joined the ranks of high school softball teams that have a mark against them in the “L” column Saturday. The Wildcats had difficulty handling pitcher Karissa Lawrence and not even a late home run by Melissa Marchese was enough to prevent a seven-game win streak from coming to an end with a 5-2 defeat at Rocky Point High School.
Suffolk County Crime Stoppers and Riverhead Town Police detectives are seeking the public’s help to identify the driver and vehicle involved in a hit-and-run crash in Calverton last month. READ
The Long Island Science Center announced Tuesday that it has officially moved to a new location in Rocky Point. In 2013, the organization revealed its plan to move to a larger building from its location at 11 West Main St. in Riverhead. READ
Like any cautious parent, Shawn Lopez had reservations about his son’s decision to ride a motorcycle. Growing up, Lee Lopez had driven dirt bikes and four-wheelers before transitioning to motorcycles.
“I didn’t want him to do that on Long Island,” Mr. Lopez said. READ