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05/16/17 12:36pm
05/16/2017 12:36 PM

Southold/Greenport has waited 20 years to return to the high school softball playoffs, and now that the Clippers are finally back in the postseason, there’s more waiting.

Since Southold doesn’t have any opposition for the Suffolk County Class C title or the Southeast Region semifinals, the Clippers advance directly to a regional final on June 3. The opponent and site are to be determined.
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05/04/17 9:01pm
05/04/2017 9:01 PM

It was a celebration 20 years in the making, and the Southold/Greenport high school softball team was making up for lost time. So, the Clippers celebrated and celebrated, and then celebrated some more.

They screamed. They hugged. They danced. They threw confetti.
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04/18/17 9:33pm
04/18/2017 9:33 PM

The last time Southold/Greenport reached the high school softball playoffs, the current Clippers had not even been born. It was decades ago, all the way back in 1997.

That string of 19 playoff-less years may finally come to an end this year. Judging by the way the Clippers have been playing, not only do the playoffs look likely, but a Suffolk County Class C championship is a real possibility and who knows beyond that.
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11/21/16 3:00pm
11/21/2016 3:00 PM

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The Southold/Greenport high school girls basketball team has a new coach, but then again, Skip Gehring isn’t really new to basketball or the Clippers.

If there is such a thing as a coaching version of a gym rat, it would be Gehring. One only needs to look back to last season to see that.
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11/22/14 5:43pm
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Southold/Greenport's new coach, Howie Geismar, said he likes what he has seen from sophomore center Jamie Molnar. (Credit: Garret Meade)

Southold/Greenport’s new coach, Howie Geismar, said he likes what he has seen from sophomore center Jamie Molnar. (Credit: Garret Meade)

The break from the recent past — as in last season — is almost complete. The Southold/Greenport high school girls basketball team has a new coach (Howie Geismar), a new assistant coach (Maria Troisi) and a whole bunch of new players.

Perhaps the most telling way to look at it is like this: sophomores Toni Esposito, Madison Tabor and Katie Tuthill are the only returning players from last season’s team. And Tuthill, a forward, is out indefinitely with a concussion she suffered while playing field hockey in September.

“It’s like we wiped the slate clean and we’re starting over again,” said Geismar, the team’s fifth coach in five years who takes over from Joe Read. (more…)