09/26/16 6:36pm
09/26/2016 6:36 PM

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Shoreham-Wading River High School’s top singles player, Jillian Dinowitz, believes she is getting better. Her coach, Debbie Lutjen, agrees, seeing improvement in the junior.

The evidence was there in black and white. On Sept. 9, Dinowitz edged Southold/Greenport’s Sarah Janazzo, 6-3, 7-6 (7-3). When the two girls tennis teams played again on Monday, Dinowitz had an easier time of it, cruising to a 6-0, 6-2 win over Janazzo and raising her season record to 4-8.

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09/25/16 9:00am
09/25/2016 9:00 AM

COURTESY PHOTO Prospector, owned and operated by Shelter Island Yacht Club members, competing earlier this month in the waters off Sardinia, Italy during the Maxi Yacht Rolex Cup, which attracts sailors from all over the world.

Maritime history provides several examples of small places that punched above their nautical weight.

Venice, Genoa and Nantucket come to mind. Somehow, the skills and determination of those geographically small maritime powers allowed them to dominate vast oceans and control trade and industries. Their boats sailed far and wide in search of riches and glory. READ

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09/23/16 10:18pm
09/23/2016 10:18 PM

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The real Babylon is back.

If the Babylon High School football team’s 49-0 blowout of Bayport-Blue Point and 27-21 overtime defeat of Shoreham-Wading River (snapping the two-time defending Long Island champion’s 25-game win streak) wasn’t evidence enough, Greenport/Southold/Mattituck found out firsthand just how good the Panthers are on Friday night.

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09/21/16 7:50pm
09/21/2016 7:50 PM

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Some days everything goes smoothly and life is easy. And then, there are days like the one Liz Dwyer dealt with on Wednesday.

Dwyer had her struggles, but the Mattituck High School junior fought through them, prevailed in a tough tennis match and helped the Tuckers to their first league win of the season, 4-3 over visiting Southampton.

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09/20/16 8:51pm
09/20/2016 8:51 PM

Even before a ball was kicked at Scraggy Hill Field in Port Jefferson Tuesday afternoon, Mattituck High School girls soccer coach Rafael Morais knew his team could be in for a long afternoon.

Not only is Port Jefferson the defending state Class C champion, but it is loaded again.

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09/20/16 9:00am

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Before she became a field hockey player, Madison Hilton was a fan, with a personal rooting interest.

Hilton was a young girl when she attended Greenport/Southold high school games to watch her older sister, Victoria, play for the Clippers. Madison has long since become a participant, thanks in part to her roots as a spectator.