The Shoreham-Wading River boys basketball team was seeded fourth in the Class A playoffs and will face No. 5 Sayville Feb. 17. (more…)
After finishing in a tie for second place in League III, the Riverhead girls basketball team was seeded 11th in the Class AA playoff bracket. The Blue Waves will open the playoffs Feb. 17 at No. 6 Kings Park. The game is set for 5 p.m. (more…)
SECTION XI STATE QUALIFIER
Katherine Lee had plenty of reason to be happy after winning the 3,000-meter race Sunday. The Shoreham-Wading River freshman’s victory clinched her a spot in the state championship.
But it was after the 1,500 — a race that she didn’t win — that brought out the biggest smiles. (more…)
LEAGUE VI TOURNAMENT
When the name of the most outstanding wrestler of the 2015 Suffolk County League VI Tournament was announced, Jack Taddeo was not to be seen. As it turned out, the Shoreham-Wading River High School junior was in a hallway outside the East Hampton High School gym at the time, posing for photos with teammates.
Taddeo’s selection, by a vote of the coaches, was the proverbial icing on the cake for the Wildcats. Shoreham sent five wrestlers into the league finals — no easy trick in itself — and all five emerged as champions.
That’s 5 for 5. Not bad at all. (more…)
PHANTOMS 73, WILDCATS 60
The banners that hang in the gym at Shoreham-Wading River High School represent each sport in the school. Some banners, like for girls track, are stuffed with years showcasing the titles won.
For boys basketball, the banner lists just two years: 1990 and 1992, both league titles. (more…)
Minutes before Shoreham-Wading River took on Miller Place in its final regular-season home game on Friday night, Courtney Clasen noticed that a teammate had forgotten to take the bouquet of flowers to give to her mother on Senior Night.
So, Clasen bolted from the bench to give her teammate the bouquet.
That’s vintage Courtney Clasen. She’s a team player, on the basketball court and off. (more…)
SMALL SCHOOL CHAMPIONSHIP
There are runners who cross the finish line after a race and can barely stand. The look of exhaustion on their face says it all. Some simply collapse onto the track after the finish line before regaining the strength to walk again.
Then there are runners like Katherine Lee. (more…)