They looked at more called third strikes than they would have liked, but now the Riverhead Little League All Stars are looking at the real possibility of playing in the state tournament for the Little League World Series.
Riverhead’s entry in the 11-12-year-old age group is one win away from making that a reality. READ
As far as farewells go — not to mention birthday celebrations — this was about as good as it gets.
The final baseball game for Riverhead Little League All Stars coach Mike Mowdy and many of his players at Stotzky Memorial Park in Riverhead was a memorable one. read
Sometimes simpler is better, even when dealing with something as difficult as hitting a baseball.
That’s Alex Baratta’s approach, and it has been working. READ
The Riverhead Tomcats were on a whale of a run — until the Whalers ended it.
Harpooned by Sag Harbor Whalers pitching, the Tomcats saw their five-game unbeaten streak (including four straight wins) come to an end Tuesday. READ
Photos were snapped Friday evening at the 23rd Empire Challenge senior all-star football game. Not all of them, however, were focused on the action on the field at Hofstra University’s James M. Shuart Stadium. READ
Colorful fireworks lit up the night sky at the Mattituck Lions Club Strawberry Festival. Not too far down the road, the North Fork Ospreys produced fireworks of their own Saturday night.
It could be a sign that the Ospreys are turning things around offensively. Or maybe it’s just a case that they simply love playing against the Riverhead Tomcats. READ
Judging by his postgame reaction, one could have easily thought that Tyler McAuley had just kicked the game-winning field goal in the 23rd annual Empire Challenge senior all-star football game Friday night.
A gutsy decision by New York City coach Anthony Odita to go for two points and the win after a touchdown with no time left backfired. Michael Nicosia’s pass attempt failed and Long Island won a thriller, 28-27. READ
Katherine Lee, known for her record-setting exploits in cross country and track and field, set yet another record of sorts Thursday evening. The Shoreham-Wading River High School senior was presented with her fourth straight Athlete of the Year award by the Riverhead News-Review.
No other Shoreham girl has won the award more than once. READ