And it’s Shoreham-Wading River by a nose!
Make that Wesley Pase’s nose.
Needing to take one of the three relay races in order to secure its first dual-meet win of the season, the SWR boys track and field team did just that Monday, thanks to some gutsy running by Pase. READ
Coach Joe Mordarski isn’t certain whether Shoreham Wading-River can duplicate last year’s success when it won its first Suffolk County league boys track and field championship in four years. R EAD
As Ryan Carrick headed off the infield following the medal awards ceremony, he ran into a couple of friendly faces. “Do you like the bling?” the Riverhead High School senior asked them, referring to the eye-catching medal draped around his neck.
What wasn’t there to like? READ
Usually when a team has to take a lap it is for punishment.
On Wednesday, the Shoreham-Wading River boys track and field team took a lap, but it was voluntary. (more…)
With the Riverhead High School boys track and field roster bulging at 82 athletes, coach Sal Loverde has quantity. He hopes that will be matched with plenty of quality.
“Things are looking pretty good,” he said. “We have a very competitive schedule. We did a good job of recruiting.” READ
The sun was out, the pollen count was down and Eric Cunha’s bright mood matched the conditions.
As compared to the first day of the Section XI boys track and field division championships two days earlier, which featured driving rain and chilly temperatures, Wednesday was a treat. No rain. Not too hot. Not too cold.
Eric Cunha’s reaction to waking up Monday morning with his allergies bothering him and then hearing about rain in the forecast for later in the day could be summed up in one word: ugh!
The Riverhead High School senior hoped the inclement weather would lead to a postponement of the Section XI Division Championships, but it wasn’t to be. Like it or not, Cunha had a race to run, and he wasn’t exactly thrilled.
What was Matt Rose’s initial reaction when he realized he would have to deal with rain, wind and 50-degree weather on Saturday?
“This is going to stink,” he said.