10/19/18 9:59pm
10/19/2018 9:59 PM

An emotional Senior Day is nothing new. What was unusual about the senior ceremony before the Greenport/Southold girls volleyball team’s final home match Friday, though, was the source of much of that emotion.

Greenport coach Mike Gunther has a hard outer shell, but he unexpectedly showed his softer side. READ

10/15/18 9:34pm
10/15/2018 9:34 PM

Before going into Dig Pink mode, the Mattituck High School girls volleyball team dug something else: its first league championship in 14 years.

With a three-set win at Shelter Island Friday, Mattituck assured itself of a share of the Suffolk County League VIII title. READ

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10/05/18 9:57pm
10/05/2018 9:57 PM

During the preseason, there was a question as to who would be the goalkeeper for the Greenport/Southold field hockey team. Ella Mazzaferro was the team’s goalie last year — the first time she had ever played the position — but she was toying with the idea of returning as a field player.

She recalled: “I was like, ‘I need to be on the field. I want to be where the action’s at, like I really just want to be running up and down the field.”

For a brief spell, that thought was appealing to the Greenport High School sophomore. And then it hit her … READ

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10/03/18 5:55am
10/03/2018 5:55 AM

Winning high school girls volleyball matches is a learned behavior, something Greenport/Southold has been working at in recent years.

That work finally came to fruition on Sept. 7 when Greenport snapped a losing string of at least 23 matches, covering four years and two winless seasons, with a four-set win over Babylon. None of the Porters had ever experienced a win before in a varsity uniform. READ

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06/05/18 4:00pm
06/05/2018 4:00 PM

Handoffs may be the Mattituck High School girls 4 x 100-meter relay team’s greatest strength. That’s ironic because a handoff nightmare spelled the end of its season last year.

Because of a handoff outside the exchange zone, the Tuckers were disqualified in last year’s state track and field meet. As painful an experience as that was, it sowed the seeds for this season. READ