No wonder Joe Miller and Chris Gray are good friends off the lacrosse field, given what they do for each other on the field with their contrasting styles.
It’s an interesting connection the two Shoreham-Wading River High School seniors share. Miller does the grunt work, winning faceoffs to bring the Wildcats possessions, and the flashy Gray, an all-American attack, scores the goals. READ
It seems like a century away, but there were lean times when the Shoreham-Wading River High School football team wasn’t winning a lot.
In fact, it was in the 20th century when the program was born amid defeats. The Wildcats went 1-7 in their first season. They paid their dues through their first three years, going 6-18 before turning in a winning season by going 5-4 in 2000. READ
That was Shoreham-Wading River’s motto at the start of the high school football season. On the final day of the season, in the 100th game in the 25-year history of the Long Island Championships, the Wildcats did just that. READ
A team on a mission, the Shoreham-Wading River High School football players marched solemnly into Stony Brook University’s Kenneth P. LaValle Stadium in a businesslike manner. Then the Wildcats took care of business.
Run a play, score a touchdown. Run a play, score a touchdown.
It was a familiar script early in Shoreham-Wading River’s playoff opening victory over Hampton Bays Friday night. The Wildcats scored three touchdowns on their first four plays from scrimmage to roll to a 35-7 victory at Thomas Cutinella Memorial Field. READ