Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School’s closing this past June didn’t mean the end of the playing careers for a number of former Monarchs. Three of them didn’t have to go far to find new football homes.
Seniors Austin Beyrodt and Liam Egan and junior Ethan Aube all say they have made the adjustment, trading in their Mercy green and gold for Riverhead blue. READ
Throughout last week’s commencement ceremony at Bishop McGann-Mercy High School, the festivities focused squarely on the Class of 2018. In a way, it felt like any other recent graduation at the Riverhead high school. READ
In 1956 the Superior General of the Sisters of Mercy in Brooklyn sent five nuns to Riverhead with the goal of starting a new Catholic high school.
Mercy High School first opened that year in a temporary space on Roanoke Avenue, which is now the Synergy Center. At one point, as enrollment grew, some classes were held there and others were held at a space within the former St. John the Evangelist School. READ