With the start of the Suffolk County Class AA boys basketball playoffs barely a week away, this is not the best time to have your poorest performance of the season.
Yet, playoff-bound Riverhead did just that in a discouraging 75-56 loss to host Bay Shore in a League II game on Tuesday night. (more…)
When it comes to long-distance running, Lexi Smith is less a starter and more of a finisher. The Shoreham-Wading River High School senior is built for endurance, not sprinting. The longer the distance, the better. READ
No pain, no gain.
That’s how it is in track and field. At least a couple of Riverhead High School girls could relate to that Saturday in the Section XI large school team championships at Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood.
Riverhead juniors Christina Yakaboski and Miasha Pittman sure felt pain, but that didn’t stop either of them. READ
Kian Martelli’s ability to take off close to the board has been one of his strengths as a triple jumper. Until recently. Until Friday night. READ
As it rounds the final turn toward the regular-season finish line in a desperate push for the playoffs, the Shoreham-Wading River High School girls basketball team, having lost its last two games, knows what it has to do.
As in bounce back. READ
The first half ended and, before heading into the locker room, the Riverhead High School girls basketball players dispersed into the bleachers to present flowers to their parents as a show of appreciation for their support throughout the season. Might the Blue Waves present them with a victory in the form of a huge upset as well?
Not on Tuesday. READ
Will Jantzen took his seat at the end of the row of chairs on the bench, the furthest away from the scorer’s table. He knew full well he wouldn’t see much action on the basketball court, if any at all.
To hear Jantzen talk about it, that doesn’t matter much to him. What really matters to the Shoreham-Wading River High School senior is the mere fact that he’s wearing a Wildcats uniform. That’s something he didn’t do — as much as he wanted to — the last three seasons. READ
Welcome to Suffolk County League II, where parity reigns supreme — and no lead is safe.
Every game is a battle. On any given night … READ