The Greenport High School boys basketball team made a tremendous leap last season, rising from a 4-14 record the season before to winning the League VIII championship, reaching the Suffolk County Class C final and finishing with a 14-8 mark. That’s quite a jump.
Coach Ev Corwin believes the Porters have another big jump in them as a new season beckons. READ
So much for this being the year of the outsider.
If there was a year in which an outsider was to wrench the Suffolk County League VII boys golf championship from the hands of Mattituck and Eastport-South Manor, which had dominated the league for years, it was this year. Before the season teed off, Mattituck coach Paul Ellwood proclaimed the race for the league title “wide open.” READ
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
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.
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
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.
Some things never seem to change.
Count the pursuit of the Suffolk County League VII boys golf championship among them.
Parker Tuthill is a streaky basketball player. Some games he’s rather quiet and not much of a factor, and then there are other times, like on Tuesday night. READ
Life after Liam may not be so bad after all.
It has happened before. A team loses a star player and yet, somehow, things fall into place and the team actually plays better. READ
At this point, it’s like an old movie that one has seen a dozen times or more, with one notable exception: The final outcome remains in doubt. READ