Depending on your vantage point, it was either the best of playground basketball or perhaps the worst it can offer.
Greenport’s game against Hampton Bays on Monday night had a little bit of everything, including a team that rallied from an 11-point deficit to take the lead, some nifty moves, over-the-top physical play, three technical fouls, a double ejection for fighting and a team forced to finish with only four players. (more…)
OSPREYS 3, TOMCATS 2
Like the blinding orange orb in the evening sky that descended on a slight arc toward left field at Jean W. Cochran Park, the sun is setting on the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League regular season.
The race for the playoffs is tight, remarkably tight. Like a game of musical chairs, six contending teams are cautiously circling, eyeballing the four playoff spots. When the music stops playing, two of those teams will be left standing, and disappointed.
Given the circumstances, the value of every win is magnified. Who knows how much good the North Fork Ospreys did for themselves by pulling off the stunning escape act they executed on Tuesday night? (more…)
Minutes before his Southold boys soccer team took on Miller Place on Monday, someone went up to coach Andrew Sadowski and asked who was playing in goal for the First Settlers.
“The one that drew the short straw,” he said.
That would have been Anthony Siracusano, a field player who had to be used in the net because the regular keeper, John Charles Funke, had been delayed in traffic. (more…)
When Shannon Dwyer left the Mattituck High School girls basketball team, she told her younger sister Liz, “You’re going to miss me.”
No doubt about it, the Tuckers do miss the graduated Shannon Dwyer, a two-time Times/Review Newsgroup athlete of the year and an All-Conference forward who averaged 13.3 points and 5.6 rebounds per game last season.
Perhaps there is some consolation, however, in that they have a living, breathing reminder of Shannon Dwyer in the form of her sister. It isn’t that Liz Dwyer bears a striking facial resemblance to Shannon so much as a similar speech pattern, athleticism and gait on the basketball court. (more…)
Tom Rogers Jr. of Riverhead notched his second NASCAR Modified feature event win of the 2014 Whelen All American Series Saturday night at Riverhead Raceway before a standing-room-only crowd. It was the 26th win in Rogers’ career. (more…)
You may have seen the sailboats racing around Robins Island on a Wednesday evening in the past. You’ve never seen them from this vantage point.
Watch the video at northforker.com
Liz Dwyer sealed a place in the women’s singles final of the Bob Wall Memorial Tournament with a pair of two-set wins. Dwyer took down Mary Beth Corrazini, 6-3, 6-1, and Elizabeth Silano, 6-4, 6-2. She will face the winner of a semifinal between Rosemary Krocke and Molly Kowalski. Krocke was a finalist last year, losing to Kate Freudenberg. (more…)
The 12th annual Timothy J. Casey Memorial three on three basketball tournament will take place in the air conditioned Mattituck High School gym Saturday at 11 a.m. (more…)
High school track and field athletes will no longer be prohibited from wearing jewelry during competitions starting in the 2015 season, the National Federation of State High School Associations announced Monday. (more…)