From my couch 240 miles away from Binghamton, my heart pounded with anticipation Saturday. I spent several years at the beginning of my career covering sports, and few games I’ve ever witnessed could match what was unfolding at Floyd L. Maines Veterans Memorial Arena. READ
Stop the violence, bring on the hoops.
That has been the mantra of the Stop the Violence Basketball Tournament for 11 years. The effort to stamp out violence through basketball may be making gains.
Four Shoreham-Wading River athletes were honored Thursday for their college commitments. READ
How does a team stop a player like Kashawn Charles? Or even slow him down?
The rest of Suffolk County League VI is still waiting for an answer.
Even on a day when the National Weather Service was warning of extreme heat and the heat index reached 100 degrees, Riverhead’s ‘Stop the Violence’ basketball tournament went on. READ
Watching the Stony Brook men’s basketball team fall behind by double digits early in the second half of the America East championship game Saturday, I felt something I haven’t experienced during a college basketball game in quite some time: a gut punch. READ
Former McGann-Mercy basketball player Nykel Reese goes up for a shot in 2013. (Credit: Robert O’Rourk, file)
McGann-Mercy High School is hosting its annual alumni basketball game Jan. 10 in the high school gymnasium. Alumni of all ages, men and women, are invited to join. (more…)
Neverson Funn goes up for a shot in Saturday’s alumni basketball game in Riverhead. (Credit: Bill Landon)
It had been 11 years since the last time Chris Harris stepped onto the court at Riverhead High School. A lot has changed since then. But the competitive juices remain.
“Coach got some of us old guys out here,” said Harris, a 2002 Riverhead graduate. (more…)