There will be plenty of outstanding memories for the members of this year’s Southold/Greenport girls basketball team. There was the playoff-clinching victory over The Stony Brook School last Saturday. The momentous accomplishment of Madison Tabor scoring her 1,000th career point. READ
Section XI unveiled the boys and girls basketball playoff brackets today. The playoffs will begin Thursday. On the boys side, Greenport is the top seed in Class C. For the girls, Mattituck is the top seed in Class B. READ
Maddy Tabor did it.
The 5-foot-2 senior, the shortest player on the Southold/Greenport high school girls basketball team, came up big, turning Senior Night into Maddy Tabor Night at Southold High School. Tabor became recognized Tuesday night as the first Greenport girl to score 1,000 career points.
Mattituck is once again headed into the high school girls basketball playoffs.
Participating in the playoffs has become a Mattituck tradition in recent years. With a 52-50 road victory over Pierson/Bridgehampton last Thursday, the Tuckers secured a postseason place for the ninth time in 11 years, all under coach Steve Van Dood.
Southold/Greenport girls basketball coach Skip Gehring and his wife Brenda donated a golf cart to the Greenport athletic department, according to athletic director Chris Golden. READ
The Southold/Greenport Clippers combined a ball-hawking defense and a solid first half into a 46-10 victory over Smithtown Christian in high school girls basketball Thursday night. READ
One player who already had established herself as an impact performer and a younger one who surprised herself in a new position have earned All-New York State girls soccer honors. READ
It had been a while. Sixteen years is a long time in between championships, but that only made the Southold/Greenport boys tennis team’s achievement all the sweeter.
Southold claimed its first league title since 2000 and its third overall, including one in 1993. READ
Silence is golden. It can also be a lot of fun, as fans of the Bishop McGann-Mercy Diocesan High School girls basketball team discovered.
Mercy held its first Silent Night game Thursday night. The idea was a takeoff on a tradition observed by Taylor University, an NAIA school in Indiana. This is how it works: Fans dress in costumes and all sorts of garb, remaining absolutely silent until the home team scores its 10th point. Then it’s time for them to turn the cheering on full blast.
Talk about getting thrown into the fire.
Not only did the Southold/Greenport girls play their season-opener at a tough Port Jefferson side Monday evening, the Clippers went right into their Suffolk County league schedule as well. READ