The lights were dimmed before the wrestlers in the finals of the 13th annual L. Robert “Doc” Fallot Section XI Division II Championships marched into the Center Moriches High School gym to applause from fans, who rose to their feet. Then, as they had done all day — and for four seasons, the Mattituck/Greenport/Southold wrestlers shined. READ
In his very first race as a Sprint Cup crew chief, Southold native Mike Wheeler walked away with his first victory Saturday night. READ
The next stop for Mattituck: the county finals.
The top-seeded Tuckers took down No. 4 Babylon, 55-36, in the Class B semifinals Saturday afternoon at Mattituck High School. READ
It has been said before, but that doesn’t make it any less true. What happens during the regular season can be irrelevant in the playoffs, and it’s not easy beating a team three times in as many games.
The Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School girls basketball team received a painful reminder of that Saturday when its recent past success against Center Moriches counted for nothing in a Suffolk County Class B Tournament semifinal in Riverhead.
On one hand, Thursday could have been the start of a deep run into March. Even as the No. 4 seed in the Class B bracket, the Mattituck Tuckers had reason to dream big. READ
High school winter track is a different animal than the spring version in a number of ways. That includes the makeup of the Section XI Championships. READ
The Mattituck girls basketball team will begin its quest for the program’s first county championship Saturday when the League VII champion Tuckers host No. 4 Babylon in the first round of the Class B tournament. READ
Parker Tuthill is a streaky basketball player. Some games he’s rather quiet and not much of a factor, and then there are other times, like on Tuesday night. READ
The track and field Section XI State Qualifier meet originally scheduled for tonight has been postponed until 5 p.m. Wednesday, officials announced. READ
Phil Reed was the type of guy who would give someone the shirt off his back.
So, it was quite appropriate that a coaching colleague honored him with a shirt on Saturday. READ