No matter how you slice it, there’s no denying that the Shoreham-Wading River High School girls basketball team underwent a massive player drain since last season. The Wildcats graduated eight players, including four starters and five of their top six players.
Shoreham-Wading River may have a peculiar case of senioritis this high school boys basketball season, and it’s not a bad thing.
The Wildcats (8-12 last season) have a senior-laden team this season, with eight 12th-graders among them. Coach Kevin Culhane is more than fine with that. READ
Prior to the girls Class B race in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Cross-Country Championships Saturday, Katherine Lee was given some sound advice by her coach, Paul Koretzki: Run for the green.
“Look for as much grass as you can,” said Koretzki. READ
Adversity was no stranger to the Bishop McGann-Mercy girls volleyball team this year. And it was adversity on multiple fronts. READ
The heat was on — literally and figuratively.
For cross-country runners, the Section XI Championships, a state qualifying meet, are akin to a pass-or-fail test.
“Final exam time,” said Bishop McGann-Mercy coach Les Williams. READ
Katherine Lee could be considered among the cross-country runners who have a love-hate relationship with Sunken Meadow State Park’s demanding five-kilometer course in Kings Park.
The playoffs began for Bishop McGann-Mercy and Center Moriches on Friday night. Well, at least the game between the two Suffolk County Division IV football teams was tantamount to a playoff.
With both teams needing to win in order to have a shot at reaching the real playoffs, the hard-hitting game in Center Moriches featured playoff intensity — and the finality of defeat. READ
Chelsea Marlborough tried and tried again. The Mattituck High School sweeper launched a variety of shots from a variety of angles on the field and each time came away empty-handed. After a while, the senior could only look toward her team bench following a miss and smile.