News-Review sports editor Bob Liepa and editor Joe Werkmeister joined host Grant Parpan to talk about Riverhead football’s surprising season and to preview Friday night’s playoff matchup at Longwood High School in this week’s episode of Closer Look.
Riverhead has earned the No. 6 seed in the Division I football playoffs and they team will travel to face the No. 3 Lions. (more…)
Senior David Squires was first to climb atop the monument that displays the Victory Bell outside Pulaski Street School. Fellow seniors Isaiah Barbieri, Steven McDonald and William Berkowsky followed. (more…)
As 22-mile-per-hour winds swirled around Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium, and the wind-chill factor made it feel like 12 degrees, the Riverhead Blue Waves huddled inside their locker room preparing for the Division II county championship against West Islip.
Under gray skies Saturday, a somber silence filled the air on Coach Mike McKillop Memorial football field as the Riverhead Blue Waves honored one of their own. Prior to a Division II game against Centereach, the football team retired the jersey of Tech Sgt. Dashan Briggs. READ
Months of training and competitions had prepared the Riverhead cheerleading team for Saturday’s Section XI Championships. Over and over they practiced the 2 minute 30 second routine so that each of the 12 girls’ role became second nature. READ
Riverhead quarterback Tristan Falisi dropped back from under center and tossed the ball to his right to Sharron Trent. Down the right sideline, Ryun Moore took off, his legs churning toward the end zone. Trent pulled up, wound back his right arm and slung the ball down field to Moore for a 58-yard touchdown. READ