Riverhead girls coach Dave Spinella goes over instructions with the Blue Waves at practice. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
From ankle to hamstring to foot injuries, the Riverhead girls basketball team has one mission at the start of the 2014-15 season: get healthy.
The Blue Waves, a team flush with young, talented players, has been struck with the injury bug to start the season. (more…)
Isreal Squires, with an escort provided by Bryce Casey, crossing the goal line for an 80-yard touchdown reception. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
Speed kills — and thrills. And wins Long Island championships.
Fleetness of foot was the outstanding quality exhibited by the Shoreham-Wading River High School football team as it sped to its first Long Island championship on Sunday. It was Isreal Squires’ blazing speed, especially, that drew raves from the press box at Stony Brook University’s Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium.
Squires sure can fly, and the Wildcats soared, 47-13, in the Long Island Class IV final over a Roosevelt team that is pretty fast itself. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River coach Matt Millheiser accepts the Rutgers Trophy on the team’s behalf at Monday night’s all-county dinner. (Credit: Joe Werkmeister)
One-by-one, the players of the Shoreham-Wading River football team entered the catering hall at the Hyatt Regency in Hauppauge Monday night. Wearing their jerseys over their dress shirts, they walked in a line toward the dais, pausing to share a hug with Tom Cutinella’s mother, Kelli.
Moments earlier, the Wildcats were announced as the winner of the Rutgers Trophy as the top team in Suffolk County during the annual all-county dinner. It was a first in program history in a season filled with firsts. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River junior Chris Rosati leaves a trail of defenders behind him. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
A remarkable season for the Shoreham-Wading River football team came to an end Sunday night at Stony Brook University. The Wildcats capped a 12-0 season with a 47-13 win over Roosevelt in the Class IV Long Island Championship. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River collected some coveted trophies with their first Long Island championship on Sunday night. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
LONG ISLAND CLASS IV FINAL | WILDCATS 47, ROUGH RIDERS 13
The season that brought so much pain also brought joy, and perfection.
Along with 54, the retired uniform number of a fallen teammate, the Shoreham-Wading River High School football team’s season will also be remembered for some other numbers: 12-0, as in 12 wins, no losses.
A season that mixed tragedy with triumph concluded Sunday night with the Wildcats in a class of their own. For the Wildcats, it was the perfect ending to a perfect season, a 12-0 season topped off by their first Long Island championship in the team’s 17-year history. (more…)
The Shoreham-Wading River football team celebrates its 2014 Long Island Championship win over Roosevelt. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
The Shoreham-Wading River Wildcats capped off the greatest season in program history with a resounding win Sunday in the Class IV Long Island Championship. The Wildcats defeated Roosevelt, 47-13, at Stony Brook University’s LaValle Stadium to finish the 2014 season 12-0. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River quarterback Danny Hughes (12) was all smiles after the Wildcats’ win over Glenn last week. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk)
After more than 3 1/2 months of football, a season that started in mid-August, it’s come down to this for the Shoreham-Wading River football team.
One game. (more…)
Eleven Shoreham-Wading River student-athletes signed to continue playing their sports in college next year. The signees were: (seated, from left): Alex Hutchins, Madison Dwyer, Emily DeGennaro, James Szymanski and Caitlin Mirabell; (standing, from left) Lauren Daly, Manuela Cortes, Christian Clarkin, Ryan Bray, Steven Weindler and Jack Zukowski. (Credit: SWR schools)
From gymnastics to lacrosse, Shoreham-Wading River was well represented during the early signing period.
Eleven students signed letters of intent to continue their athletic careers in college next year, highlighted by three students signing to major Division I programs. (more…)