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11/14/17 6:00am
11/14/2017 6:00 AM

Volleyball may be the ultimate team game.

In no other sport, I think, are the players tied together, almost as if by a rope. The six players on the court are inextricably linked, the success of one player depending on the ability of the player next to her, and so on. READ

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11/09/17 6:54pm
11/09/2017 6:54 PM

Madison Osler remembers watching her Mattituck High School girls volleyball team during the preseason and wondering what the future would bring. She recalled saying to herself: “This is a mess. I don’t know how this is going to go.”

In retrospect, things went pretty well for the Tuckers. That “mess” was soon cleaned up. Mattituck split regular-season series with powers Elwood/John Glenn and Bayport-Blue Point, took second place in League VII and reached the first Suffolk County Class B final in its history. READ

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11/02/17 9:02pm
11/02/2017 9:02 PM

Immediately after one drama ended, another began.

To see players crying on Bayport-Blue Point’s side of the volleyball net could be expected. The Phantoms, after all, had just lost. But there were also tears on Mattituck’s side, where the Tuckers had congregated in a victory pile. They were tears of joy, however. READ

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10/23/17 8:33pm
10/23/2017 8:33 PM

The Mattituck High School girls volleyball team knows there’s no place like home. So the Tuckers kept telling themselves that, clicked their heels together and their wish appears to have come true.

By wrapping up its regular season Monday night with a 25-15, 25-16, 25-11 road win over Hampton Bays, Mattituck secured second place in Suffolk County League VII. But, more importantly, the Tuckers also earned what coach Frank Massa believes will be a home Suffolk Class B playoff match against Bayport-Blue Point on Nov. 2. READ

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03/28/16 7:09pm
03/28/2016 7:09 PM

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The question mark hanging over the Mattituck High School softball team’s three-headed pitching staff remains, but it is smaller and no longer in boldfaced type.

Having had two games of live action to see what her pitchers can do, coach Kim Gerstung said she feels better with what she has seen.
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