At a track and field meet in which Miasha Pittman had done so much, all one had to do was watch the last 100 meters of the meet to understand what Pittman is all about.
After receiving the baton from Nia Johnson in the 4 x 100-meter relay, the Riverhead High School sophomore quickly took the lead from Smithtown East’s anchor runner. Then, in a furious sprint down the homestretch, the look on Pittman’s face was one of pure determination. READ
No one likes to lose or get beaten badly, but it’s not the worst thing in the world.
That was the message Riverhead High School football coach Leif Shay delivered to his players following their 35-point loss to Centereach last week. READ
It’s all about the future for the Riverhead High School girls volleyball team. Coach Kristin Andrejack is quick to make that point.
Robbie Block was the picture of focus, squatting on the Riverhead sideline in meditation, helmet in hand with his long brown locks flowing over the sides of his white headband.
Another game. Another shutout. Another defeat.
The Riverhead High School football team’s struggles — offensively and otherwise — continued Saturday. Fresh off their bye week, the Blue Waves failed to score a point for the third straight game.
The Riverhead High School girls volleyball team sees itself as a team of the future, with better days ahead. On Thursday the Blue Waves faced a team of the present, with quite an impressive past.
Smithtown East is seeking its 10th straight league championship, according to coach George Alamia, and judging by the way the Bulls played, it would not be wise to bet against them. They walked into the Riverhead gym, bringing along a large stuffed unicorn (wearing a red Smithtown East shirt) and plenty of talent.
Playing against some of the top teams in Suffolk County’s top division in high school boys volleyball isn’t easy, as Shoreham-Wading River can attest. READ
Riverhead junior Sam Dunn, pictured in a game against Central Islip, recently won a gold medal playing on a Suffolk County team in a tournament. (Credit: Bill Landon)
The members of the Riverhead girls basketball team are a good group, as their record indicates. They all bring their own individual talents and abilities to the table.
What does Sam Dunn offer?
Well, one doesn’t need to watch Dunn play for long to understand that she’s all about hustle and determination, admirable qualities, to be sure. (more…)