With the top six finishers in the girls one-mile race at the New Balance Indoor Nationals to be designated as All-Americans, Katherine Lee had a simple plan: stick with the pack at the front. That may be more difficult than it sounds, but for the Wading River girl, it was a soundproof idea that worked. READ
The players on the court spanned a generation. Riverhead graduates, some from 15 to 20 years ago, raced across the high school basketball court during the annual alumni game in late December.
Bill Hedges looked on alongside fellow track and field coach Sal Loverde as their team began practice. READ
On Oct. 13, Katherine Lee posted a picture on Twitter showing her face full of cake icing. She was smiling wide and holding the cake that said it all: “Georgetown Hoyas!” (more…)
In nearly any other year, Katherine Lee would have stood atop the podium as a double state champion. READ
Payton Capes-Davis made quite a splash — in more ways than one — in her introduction to the 2,000-meter steeplechase on Wednesday.
The Shoreham-Wading River High School senior, running the event for the first time, won in stunning fashion. Afterward, she had a first-place medal as well as a bloodied right knee and left shin to show for it.
The list of school records Meg Tuthill owns following her brilliant track and field career at Bishop McGann-Mercy could fill up a page on their own. READ
Riverhead track and field coach Sal Loverde didn’t hesitate when he described his team’s top runner following the large school county championship meet in February.
“He’s the best distance runner Riverhead has ever had,” Loverde said. READ
Buffalo State standout Saśa Vann, formerly of Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School, has been selected as a top 30 honoree for the 2016 NCAA Woman of the Year Award. READ