Vika Stapon’s previous shootout experience amounted to the number she wore on the back of her uniform: 00.
The senior goalkeeper for the Riverhead High School field hockey team not only had never played in a shootout before, but had not had much practice handling one v. one situations in practice. READ
Just how far the Riverhead High School field hockey team goes this year may very well depend on how low the Blue Waves can go.
Every now and then Angie Graziano’s coaches remind her to get low and position herself by the post, ready to knock a shot on goal. READ
In high school field hockey, seniors, experienced seniors, are like gold. That explains why Riverhead may feel as if it’s rich in talent these days. READ
The Riverhead High School field hockey team traveled in style Friday.
It wasn’t an old yellow school bus that took the Blue Waves to Eastport-South Manor High School for their Suffolk County Class A quarterfinal.
Since it was making history in one way, why not make history in another?
The Riverhead High School field hockey team turned its first ever home playoff game, according to coach Cheryl Walsh-Edwards, into its first home playoff win Tuesday. READ
A win is a win, as they say, but there is something about the thrill of a sudden-victory overtime triumph that may make it feel extra special for a high school field hockey team. Perhaps it’s the drama. The intensity could have something to do with it.
For years the Riverhead High School field hockey team was in the tricky position of having a foot in two worlds — one on grass and the other on field turf. READ
The reviews are in, and they’re positive.
Shoreham-Wading River High School field hockey players and their coach, Allie Franklin, say they are more than happy with the field turf at the sparkling new Thomas Cutinella Memorial Field. The team will play all its home games at the site.