At a school barbecue on Friday, Greenport High School senior Tashan Lawrence remarked that he could go for something to eat. Hearing this, math teacher Greg Dlhopolsky told him: “The food is literally 100 yards away. All you have to do is run.”
To that the sharp-witted Lawrence replied, “The only thing I run 100 yards for, Mr. D, is touchdowns.”
First he hit the weight room. Now he’s hitting opponents.
Injuries had something to do with it. Then again, there was also the understanding that he had a senior season ahead of him and that was motivation enough for Kyle Schultz to commit to weight training and begin working out like a madman.
Gage Suglia knew it was going to be a busy night for him. A hard-charging fullback on offense, Suglia would carry the ball every now and then to give Keegan Syron a breather.
So, what happens when the No. 11 seed (Greenport/Southold/Mattituck) plays the No. 10 seed (Bishop McGann-Mercy) in Suffolk County Division IV?
A blowout, of course.
The ground game is back in Greenport.
This season high school football fans can expect Greenport/Southold/Mattituck to run the ball, and then run some more, and then some more. It’s called playing to your strength.
Memory of the scene remains sharp. It was several years ago, during a brutally hot August day on a dusty practice field. The hulking figure of Chris Schwamborn, the biggest player on the Greenport/Southold/Mattituck high school football team, was struggling through wind sprints, not his strong suit. READ
Speaking before the Southold Town Democratic Committee Tuesday evening, Greenport Village Trustee Jack Martilotta gave a presentation on expanding the village’s sewer district into some unincorporated parts of Greenport.
A tradition dating back almost three decades continued this year as The Suffolk Times announced its annual People of the Year awards to honor those who have made a difference in our community. READ
Throughout his adult life, Greenport’s Jack Martilotta has heard the call to service and responded each time.
After almost a year of discussion, Greenport Village’s proposed short-term rental law is ready for prime time. READ