It’s almost time to play ball!
On a sunny Saturday morning in April, the Riverhead Little League celebrated its 66th opening day. Players from T-ball through the majors for both softball and baseball marched during a parade of teams at Stotzky Park in Riverhead. READ
Before they dream of playing for the New York Yankees, every young ballplayer envisions a day when they step onto the field in Williamsport, Pa., to play in the Little League World Series. Founded in 1947, the tournament has expanded over the years to include teams from across the globe that compete in nationally televised games. (more…)
The Riverhead Little League all-star team defeated Moriches 7-1 Tuesday at Stotzky Park in the semifinals of the District 36 Tournament. READ
The Riverhead Little League all-star team of 11- and 12-year-olds defeated Mattituck 11-0 Saturday at Stotzky Park in the second game of pool play in the District 36 Tournament. READ
Riverhead Little League is hoping to use the field at Iron Point Park in Flanders in the future, according to Jeremy Savio, the league’s president.
The Iron Point field had been the home of Flanders Little League until that league was folded into Riverhead’s in 2014 due to lack of participation. READ
Under clear skies and sunshine Saturday morning, the Riverhead Little League hosted its opening day, officially kicking off its 66th season. READ
It’s a free pass, to be sure, but at the same time a precious gift.
Because there are no other teams in Suffolk County in the 10-11-year-old division, Riverhead has not had to play a single game to gain entry for the first time into the New York State Little League Softball Tournament, said coach Fred Ligon.