The Riverhead High School girls soccer team isn’t playing the stylish samba soccer made famous by Brazilian teams, nor are they playing the “Samba” soccer their first-year head coach, Samba Traore, would like to see from them one day.
“I want to play samba soccer,” Traore said. “We have a long, long way to go.” READ
The standings showed Newfield as winless, a team still searching for its first win at the season’s halfway mark. 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.
Riverhead coach Kristin Andrejack and her players had nothing but positives to say after their high school girls volleyball team’s season-opening match on Thursday. They glowed with excitement over what they had seen from their team.
With wins hard to come by, the Riverhead High School wrestling team may have sensed an opportunity for a rare “W” when Newfield walked into its gym on Monday. The two teams shared the bottom of the Suffolk County League III standings and had drawn even on points when they met at a dual-meet tournament in Amityville earlier this season.
Just as it seemed like the worst was over, Newfield managed one more strike. READ
Newfield swept Riverhead in a Suffolk County League III girls volleyball match on Monday. The host Wolverines won, 25-19, 25-12, 25-14.
When the opportunity to join a newly formed developmental league came in 2012, the Riverhead Blue Waves were one of a handful of teams across Suffolk County willing to join. The Blue Waves were coming off a season where they scored four goals total. READ