A sea of about 200 people — students, parents, alumni and members of Mattituck High School’s baseball program — attended the Mattituck-Cutchogue Board of Education meeting Oct. 16 and spoke in support of longtime physics teacher and baseball coach Steve DeCaro, who had been placed on administrative leave for an undisclosed reason. READ
Despite the approval of physics and AP Physics teacher Tom Tomaszewski at the Mattituck-Cutchogue board meeting, seven parents, students and alumni returned to the microphone Thursday to voice continued concerns about teacher and coach Steve DeCaro. READ
Board president Charles Anderson and superintendent Jill Gierasch at Thursday’s board meeting. (Credit: Kate Nalepinski)
A former Mattituck High School physics teacher, who most recently taught in Port Jefferson, will return to work in the district later this month to replace Steve DeCaro during his administrative leave. READ
“Can I have a show of hands of who is here tonight in support of the high school teacher currently under suspension?”
A sea of about 200 students, parents, alumni, and members of the Mattituck baseball program raised their hands after Lauren Gilbert, the mother of two boys at Cutchogue East Elementary School, asked the question at the Mattituck-Cutchogue Board of Education meeting Thursday night. (more…)
Past and present members of the Mattituck baseball program and residents in the district are expected to attend Thursday’s Board of Education meeting in support of Steve DeCaro, the varsity coach and high school physics teacher who was removed from the classroom last week for an undisclosed reason. READ
Cardboard and tape. That’s all Mattituck High School physics students could use to craft boats used to loop around a buoy several yards out from the beach Wednesday near the Mattituck Yacht Club on the Peconic Bay. READ
For the Mattituck Tuckers, it was actually two strikes and they were out — as in out of the Suffolk County baseball playoffs. READ
This spring’s rain, which wreaked havoc with the baseball schedule in March and April, put a major damper on a baseball playoff game between Mattituck and Center Moriches on Tuesday afternoon.
Their Suffolk County Class B confrontation at Center Moriches High School was suspended just as the bottom of the third inning was to begin due to wet grounds with the score 2-1 in favor of the host side. Light rain had fallen since the opening pitch. (more…)
Mattituck pose for a photo after their 3-1 victory over John Glenn at Bethpage Ball Park in Central Islip on May 2nd, 2018.
It’s not every day that Mattituck High School drives 44 miles to play a home baseball game.
Then again, it’s not every day the Tuckers get an opportunity to clinch a playoff spot while playing at Bethpage Ballpark in Central Islip — home of the Long Island Ducks. (more…)
Jem pitched a gem.
The intense rivalry between the Mattituck and Southampton high school baseball teams has produced some memorable games over the years (including a wild 19-inning game last year that took two days to complete). Jem Sisco added an interesting chapter to that history Saturday when the Southampton pitcher threw a two-hit shutout with 13 strikeouts on his home field. The senior righthander with a dramatically high leg kick, had a no-hitter going through 4 1/3 innings before turning in his first complete game of the season, a 3-0 Suffolk County League VIII triumph. READ