Now here’s an interesting item from the What a Difference a Week Makes Department:
A week ago, on Friday, April 6, Bishop McGann-Mercy was soundly beaten by Babylon, 13-1, in a softball game that was limited to five innings by the mercy rule. (more…)
Mattituck’s 16-4 boys lacrosse win over East Meadow Saturday won’t help the Tuckers in the Suffolk County Division II standings because it was a non-league game. (more…)
Southold/Greenport has a good portion of its high school boys tennis team back, although the degree of difficulty could be a bit tougher this season. READ
Greenport boys basketball coach Ev Corwin felt his team needed a fast start in the Long Island Class C championship game on Tuesday night. So, he had a talk with his star sophomore guard Ahkee Anderson on Monday.
“Listen, I’m going to call your number really early,” he told Anderson. “You get going early, it’ll calm everybody down.” READ
Before he gave his halftime talk to his Mattituck High School boys basketball team, coach Paul Ellwood had a personal message for Xavier Allen after his sophomore guard had missed all four of his foul shots in the first half.
“I don’t want you to listen to anything I have to say at halftime,” he told him. “I just want you go get back out there and get on the foul line.” (more…)
About 20 minutes before his high school girls basketball team took on the always-dangerous Liz Dwyer and Mattituck Thursday, Shoreham-Wading River coach Adam Lievre announced to his team that it was going to deploy a new defensive strategy: a 3-2 zone defense.
“We didn’t even practice it and we ran it really well,” Lievre said. READ
Southold High School boys bowling coach John Meyers’ goals are relatively simple for this season.
“I have a lot of new bowlers this year,” he said. “I’m hoping to get better than the year before. That’s my goal.” READ
If you are a soccer goal scorer, there is a good chance you will be fouled, tripped, knocked down, kicked or physically manhandled by the opposition. Like it or not, it comes with the territory. READ
Next stop, Cortland.
The Southold/Greenport girls continued their historic and magical season Friday by reaching the New York State Class C soccer tournament for the first time.
Mattituck senior midfielder-striker Axel Rodriguez has been on both sides of 6-0 results in the boys soccer postseason during his high school career. This one definitely left a sour taste in his mouth.