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Grant Parpan

Grant Parpan is the executive editor for Times/Review Newsgroup.

05/04/16 9:37pm

David Kubiak Southold Yankees

When Southold’s Dave Kubiak was drafted by the Tampa Bay Rays in 2011, he admitted to The Suffolk Times that it might be a little unusual he has a New York Yankees logo tattooed on the inside of his left arm.

Now that doesn’t matter much. The right-handed reliever is a member of the Yankees organization.

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04/07/16 6:00am
Southold Robotics celebrates its invitation to the FIRST Robotics world championship later this month. (Credit: PRMG New York)

Southold Robotics celebrates its invitation to the FIRST Robotics world championship later this month. (Credit: PRMG New York)

Sitting inside the conference room at Southold High School’s main office Tuesday, four members of the school’s robotics program and a pair of advisers attempted to explain the club’s success.

Bob Gammon, the father of one robotics team member and an adviser the past two seasons, said the best formula to describe it is E=R.

“Effort equals results,” he explained. READ

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04/02/16 9:28pm

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At first glance Saturday, it appeared the Southold High School robotics team had come up just short of reaching the 2016 FIRST Robotics World Championship.

Despite possessing one of the top robots during the two-day regional competition at Hofstra University, the team lost in the third match of the best-of-three finals.

What the team and its supporters might not have recognized at first, however, is that sometimes it’s better to come in second.  READ