01/15/18 9:48pm
01/15/2018 9:48 PM

If anything, the Riverhead High School girls basketball team’s 74-71 victory over Copiague in the Claude Byer Tournament Monday night was a reminder of how quickly momentum can change the game.

Trailing 44-43, the Blue Waves rattled off nine consecutive points in the final 57.8 seconds of the third quarter to tip the balance in their favor at Amityville High School. READ

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01/11/18 7:34pm
01/11/2018 7:34 PM

The focus these days for the Shoreham-Wading River High School girls basketball team has been on Mikayla Dwyer’s right knee. That’s because the Wildcats know they need a healthy Dwyer on the court in order to get a leg up on the tough competition.

So, Shoreham must have been thankful it didn’t need Dwyer to play a full 32 minutes Thursday against a struggling Southampton team that had only seven players available for the Suffolk County League VI game. Some question remained as to whether Dwyer would play at all because of the ailing knee, but the senior guard was out there among the starting five, wearing a bandage wrap and a knee pad. READ

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01/07/18 6:00am
01/07/2018 6:00 AM

The players on the court spanned a generation. Riverhead graduates, some from 15 to 20 years ago, raced across the high school basketball court during the annual alumni game in late December.

Bill Hedges looked on alongside fellow track and field coach Sal Loverde as their team began practice. READ