One player’s transfer is another player’s opportunity.
When a rumor circulated that Ahkee Anderson would transfer from Greenport High School to Center Moriches for his senior year (something that has since evolved into a reality), Greenport/Southold/Mattituck football coach Jack Martilotta knew what that meant: He likely needed a new starting quarterback.
Martilotta didn’t waste any time. He alerted his No. 2 quarterback, Nick DeNicola, that he needed to be ready for training camp, which began Monday. READ
The adjective in the East End Super League may be the word that best describes how girls basketball coaches and players feel about the fledgling summer league. It’s unlike any league most people have ever seen before. READ
For all the varied colored shirts worn on the Horton Avenue Park basketball court, the color that stood out in the end was green — as in cash.
Show me the money!
That could have been the mantra for the black team, which had 5,000 reasons to take the championship of the 13th annual Riverhead Stop the Violence Basketball Tournament on Sunday. READ
Ahkee Anderson has all the right moves on a basketball court. It’s his latest move off the court, however, that some will find stunning.
Anderson, an All-State first team guard, is leaving Greenport High School. He plans to spend his senior season playing for Center Moriches High School. READ
One couldn’t help but think that Phil Reed must have been beaming somewhere. The sight of his former basketball players running a hoops camp for youngsters would have almost certainly had the late Southold High School coach smiling from ear to ear. READ
The final game of the season had no significant consequences whatsoever for the North Fork Ospreys, and yet the heat was on.
Oh boy, was it on. READ
While both teams tried to beat the heat, the Long Island Road Warriors beat the North Fork Ospreys, rather soundly, too.
Then again, the Road Warriors had a lot more to play for: a place in the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League playoffs.
The Road Warriors turned up the heat and put an end to the Ospreys’ season as both teams labored under the baking sun on a sweltering Sunday. READ
Amazing. Absolutely amazing.
That’s the feat itself. The fact that it happened 50 years ago is remarkable in its own right. How could it be that 50 years passed by so quickly? READ
Joe Tardif’s entrance into the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League was loud and dramatic.
In his first at-bat for the North Fork Ospreys, Tardif blasted a 3-and-2 pitch for a grand slam against the Long Island Road Warriors. “That was cool,” he said. READ
While an actual osprey soared above the baseball field at Jean W. Cochran Park in Peconic, making its presence known with high-pitched squeals, the North Fork Ospreys were making noise of their own down below. READ