Unlike most years when the goal for Long Island’s top high school cross-country runners is to go upstate, the aim this year is to remain downstate, on the island.
The eyes of the New York State cross-country community will be focused on Sunken Meadow State Park on Nov. 10. Almost 10 years to the day since they were last run on Long Island, the state boys and girls championships will return to the hilly 3.1-mile course in Kings Park. 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
Kerriann Otaño and her fiancé, Dane Suarez, spent two years planning every detail of their perfect wedding. Ms. Otaño would walk down a long walkway from the house they rented for their bridal party onto North Topsail Beach on the North Carolina coast. (more…)
Shoreham-Wading River High School’s boys cross-country team has two returning state meet runners, but after that the Wildcats have question marks. That could have coach Bob Szymanski feeling a bit uneasy heading into the new season. READ
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
Shoreham-Wading River has a proud history in girls tennis. Eleven league championships, four Suffolk County team finalists. Individually, the Wildcats have produced four county champions and 13 division champs.
Things were sort of sidetracked when SWR’s tennis courts fell into such disrepair that they were closed for a while, but new courts were built in 2016 and the Wildcats have been building up their team since. READ
Shawn Hirst replaces Pat Snyder as executive director of East End Arts. (Credit: Nicole Smith)
East End Arts has welcomed a new executive director.
Shawn Hirst, 37, started Aug. 6 and spent the month working with outgoing executive director Pat Snyder. Her first official day was Tuesday. (more…)
The bleachers on the home side of Nick DeCillis Field at Newfield High School began to thin out as the big crowd at Friday night’s Division II season opener headed toward the exits. On the visitor’s side, a jubilant Riverhead sideline began to celebrate what appeared to be a thrilling victory. READ