No one likes to lose or get beaten badly, but it’s not the worst thing in the world.
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
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…)
BULLS 67, BLUE WAVES 48
The Riverhead Blue Waves have come light years from their stumbling start to the high school boys basketball season, but even their improved play could not overcome the sting of knowing they were going to miss the playoffs for the first time in several years. (more…)