About 20 minutes before his high school girls basketball team took on the always-dangerous Liz Dwyer and Mattituck Thursday, Shoreham-Wading River coach Adam Lievre announced to his team that it was going to deploy a new defensive strategy: a 3-2 zone defense.
“We didn’t even practice it and we ran it really well,” Lievre said. READ
The challenge was a daunting one.
Teams in the past had won three consecutive Long Island Championships like Shoreham-Wading River did from 2014-16. But no team had accomplished the feat four straight years. (more…)
The wins came early and often for the Shoreham-Wading River boys lacrosse team, which featured a dynamic offense centered on the all-American attack Chris Gray. READ
The Shoreham Wading-River Wildcats finally had something to cheer about Tuesday.
With seven seconds remaining in the game, Kevin Culhane and the bench stood up and applauded the team. The Wildcats were putting the finishing touches to their first win of the high school boys basketball season, a 47-36 home victory over Hampton Bays. READ
It started as a regular workday for Jillian Dinowitz and Ryan Magill, her childhood friend and fellow sailing instructor. READ
The five-minute mark remains teasingly close, yet beyond Lexi Smith’s reach. Perhaps not for much longer, though.
Smith has never broken the five-minute mark in the 1,500 meters, but she has come close on several occasions. Twice the Shoreham-Wading River High School junior ran 5:01 and once, as a freshman, she ran 5:05. READ
One-by-one, the top runners from across the nation were introduced to the crowd at Balboa Park in San Diego before the start of the Foot Locker Nationals. In a sport where races can feature hundreds of athletes, it was a rare moment for the individuals to be recognized like the starting lineups before a basketball game. READ
Katherine Lee’s 2016-17 winter track season didn’t go the way she would have liked, and it really had nothing to do with how she performed. Lee’s undefeated indoor season was cut short when she was cleated on her left ankle from behind by another runner while running the 1,500 meters in the Millrose Games. READ