It had been six quarters since the last time the Southampton football team found the end zone. Through the first two games of the season, the Mariners had scored twice and both touchdowns came in the first half of the team’s season-opening loss against Bishop McGann-Mercy. READ
The anticipated return of Jordan Fonseca wasn’t quite what was envisioned.
Fonseca, who was coming off a high ankle sprain and had sat out the season-opening loss to Hampton Bays a week earlier, was in uniform and seemingly ready to make his season debut for the Greenport/Southold/Mattituck high school football team Friday night. READ
A big second-half carried Southold to a high school boys soccer victory over Smithtown Christian Wednesday afternoon.
The First Settlers scored three times as they registered a 5-2 victory in the Suffolk County League VIII game in Smithtown.
Chris Golden had to wear a brave face under the strain of tremendous grief. It wasn’t easy.
“I had to keep myself from crying,” he said. READ
Forget for a moment win-loss records, standings and playoff scenarios. Sometimes a team just needs a win to boost morale and build confidence.
No pain, no gain.
The Southold/Greenport high school girls soccer team knows what that’s all about. Southold was facing the real potential of trouble. As if it wasn’t enough that defender Marie Mullen’s playing status Monday was questionable with an ailing ankle, goalkeeper Hayley Brigham was out with a hairline fracture/third-degree sprain of her right wrist. Beyond that, the First Settlers have been banged up with bumps and bruises.
After losing the lead to defending NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour champion Doug Coby of Milford, Ct., with 45 laps to go, Timmy Solomito of Islip used that same lapped traffic to take the lead back from Coby with four laps to go. That is how he won the Miller Lite 200 Saturday night at Riverhead Raceway. The win was Solomito’s fourth of the 2017 WMT campaign. READ
This is not the same Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School football team as last year. No way, no how.
The team’s early-season results and the way it plays on the field speak for themselves. READ
Viki Harkin is not the same volleyball player she was last year. The difference could be described in one word: confidence.
Confidence can work wonders. READ
The girl wearing the white University of Tennessee volleyball T-shirt who was smacking the ball with thunderous authority during practice last Wednesday doesn’t play for the Volunteers. At least not yet.
Perhaps one day soon, though. READ