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09/06/17 5:55am
09/06/2017 5:55 AM

If the Mattituck High School boys golf team is to be dethroned, this might be the year. Maybe.

Returning only two players from its lineup, this might be the year for Mattituck (12-1 last year) to catch its breath and recharge after sharing the Suffolk County League VII title with Eastport-South Manor for a second year in a row and winning the league tournament outright for a third straight year. READ

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02/11/17 5:26pm
02/11/2017 5:26 PM

Mattituck's Tyler Seifert #12 goes up for a layup past Gregg Forstner #50 during Mattitucks 58-52 loss to Babylon at Mattituck High School, Mattituck on Feb 11th, 2017

If this was going to be Ryan Shuford’s final game in his high school basketball career, he and his Mattituck teammates made sure they were not going to look back and doubt themselves.

The Tuckers did just about everything they could to beat Babylon Saturday, everything but win the game.
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12/02/16 12:00pm
12/02/2016 12:00 PM

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The Greenport High School boys basketball team is brimming with confidence these days. So much so that senior center Sam Strickland Jr. stated several weeks ago that he had already made a room reservation for Glens Falls, the longtime site of the New York State final four. READ

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10/27/16 9:00am
10/27/2016 9:00 AM

Mattituck High School’s golfers don’t show much emotion on the course. Their body language is tough to read, so it wasn’t easy for coach Paul Ellwood to gauge how well his players were doing during the Suffolk County League VII Tournament last Thursday.

“You can’t read my guys whether they’re playing poorly or great,” he said.
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06/29/15 9:00am
06/29/2015 9:00 AM
Jon Dwyer's ability to stay composed on the golf course helped him become Mattituck's first all-county golfer in at least 10 years, according to coach Paul Ellwood. (Credit: Garret Meade, file)

Jon Dwyer’s ability to stay composed on the golf course helped him become Mattituck’s first all-county golfer in at least 10 years, according to coach Paul Ellwood. (Credit: Garret Meade, file)

Tee shots miss the fairway and land in the woods. Approach shots find the bunker. Putts are missed.

Yes, golf can be an infuriating game. Miscues happen to the best of them. It’s how a player handles those adverse situations that can make all the difference.

That is why Jon Dwyer’s most valuable golfing tool may not be found in his golf bag. It’s his personality.  (more…)

12/15/14 8:46pm
12/15/2014 8:46 PM

TUCKERS 68, ROYALS 40

Daniel Fedun didn’t know what to expect this season making the jump from JV to varsity. His role, he figured, would be a hustle guy, the kind of player whose work doesn’t always appear in the stat sheet.

Mattituck coach Paul Ellwood quickly grew to appreciate the hustle Fedun supplied and began using him as the first player off the bench.  (more…)