A win is a win, as they say, but there is something about the thrill of a sudden-victory overtime triumph that may make it feel extra special for a high school field hockey team. Perhaps it’s the drama. The intensity could have something to do with it.
After losing the lead to defending NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion Doug Coby of Milford, Ct., with 45 laps to go, Timmy Solomito of Islip used that same lapped traffic to take the lead back from Coby with four laps to go. That is how he won the Miller Lite 200 Saturday night at Riverhead Raceway. The win was Solomito’s fourth of the 2017 WMT campaign. READ
A legend of short-track racing, Ted Christopher of Plainville, Conn. was killed in a plane crash Saturday in Connecticut while en route to Riverhead Raceway where he was scheduled to compete in the NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour championship race, according to NASCAR. He was 59. READ
As difficult as Saturday’s high school football game was for Riverhead, it was considerably harder for Alec Kiernan.
And Kiernan played for Centereach, which breezed to victory. READ
This is not the same Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School football team as last year. No way, no how.
The team’s early-season results and the way it plays on the field speak for themselves. READ
The Shoreham-Wading River boys soccer team learned a difficult lesson Friday, even when school wasn’t in session. READ
The scoreboard at the Pulaski Sports Complex displayed a final score of 5-0 in favor of the visiting Lindenhurst High School girls soccer team over Riverhead Thursday.
But Blue Waves coach Brian Cunningham saw something else — progress. READ
With 8 minutes, 47 seconds remaining in a tied game against rival Elwood/John Glenn, Shoreham-Wading River’s Nicky Constant found herself on a breakaway against goalkeeper Olivia Mule.
The junior forward didn’t shoot it hard enough and Mule saved the attempt. READ