Will Jantzen took his seat at the end of the row of chairs on the bench, the furthest away from the scorer’s table. He knew full well he wouldn’t see much action on the basketball court, if any at all.
To hear Jantzen talk about it, that doesn’t matter much to him. What really matters to the Shoreham-Wading River High School senior is the mere fact that he’s wearing a Wildcats uniform. That’s something he didn’t do — as much as he wanted to — the last three seasons. READ
Back when Stephanie Marie Berkeley was an eighth-grader in middle school, she followed her friends to the high jump area. She recalled, “All my friends did it, so I was like, ‘Let me hop out on the bandwagon.’ ”
So, Berkeley gave the high jump a try and immediately took to the event. Now the high jump is a part of her. READ
This pitching was way much more than OK. It was more like, oh Ks!
The Ks — as in shorthand for strikeouts — just kept coming Friday as Miller Place’s Tom Nealis and Shoreham-Wading River’s Gabe Romano mowed down one batter after another in a classic pitching duel. It was one of those enthralling high school baseball games in which every pitch has so much meaning. 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…)
Xavier Arline, a magician with a ball on his lacrosse stick, put on quite a show.
It wasn’t so much an act, though, just Arline being Arline and letting his creativity flourish. The X-Man was extraordinary. READ
It’s official. Suffolk County Division IV football will see a changing of the guard.
No. 3 seed Shoreham-Wading River, winner of the last three Long Island Class IV championships, saw its bid for a rare four-peat squashed Friday night by No. 2 Miller Place in the brutal cold.
Having a good pitcher is huge for a high school softball team. Having a pitcher who can hit, too, is a real nice bonus.
That’s what Shoreham-Wading River has in Victoria Coman. The junior seems equally at home in the batter’s box as she is in the pitching circle.
Shoreham-Wading River could not recover from a nightmare start as the Wildcats suffered a 56-41 non-league defeat at Miller Place in high school boys basketball Saturday afternoon.
The Panthers bolted out to a 14-2 advantage with one minute and 52 seconds remaining in the opening quarter.