During the preseason, the big issue with the Mattituck/Southold/Greenport girls soccer team was who would take over the goalkeeper position. That matter has long since been resolved and isn’t a question any more.
Thank you, Aaliyah Shorter.
Shorter, a Mattituck High School sophomore, emerged as the number one (although she wears No. 0). She has started the great majority of matches and has impressed. READ
The stakes were high for both high school girls volleyball teams. For Port Jefferson, it was a must-win match. For Greenport/Southold, it was more like a want-to-win deal — with an extra incentive. READ
The first quarter Friday night was easily the best quarter the Greenport/Southold/Mattituck football team had played this season. By holding Hampton Bays’ bull of a running back, Quinn Smith, to seven yards on four carries, the Greenport defense forced the Baymen to punt on their first two possessions and later turn the ball over on downs on their third.
It was encouraging stuff, a promising beginning for the homecoming crowd at Dorrie Jackson Memorial Field to behold. READ
Charlotte Keil drove a ball down with overpowering force for a kill and … yada, yada, yada … the Mattituck High School girls volleyball team romped in impressive fashion. READ
In order to unseat defending champion Mattituck — or at least pick up a piece of the Suffolk County League VII boys golf pie — someone was going to have to beat the Tuckers first. Good luck.
But that is just what happened when Riverhead and Mattituck met for their final regular-season match Oct. 8. It wasn’t easy, though. READ
This was the last of these tennis-themed Carver family reunions.
Tuesday marked the ninth time coach Mike Carver’s Southold/Greenport team played against the Riverhead team his daughter, Meghan, plays for. READ
After waiting for their first league championship in 14 years last season, the Mattituck High School girls volleyball team didn’t wait nearly so long for another league title.
The Tuckers brought themselves back-to-back Suffolk County League VIII crowns Monday when they assured themselves of at least a share of the title with a three-set win at Ross School in East Hampton. READ
Both high school boys soccer teams saw one golden scoring chance after another go begging until Greenport’s Cesar Chapeton finally brought things to a dramatic end with a golden goal.
And it was a beauty. READ
Since she knew the majority of the induction class, Marisa Viola attended last year’s induction ceremony for the Stony Brook University Department of Athletics Hall of Fame as an interested spectator. It gave her an insight into what it was all about. READ
Things were going smoothly, almost surprisingly so, given the caliber of competition the Greenport/Southold girls volleyball team was facing. The First Settlers were leading, 13-11, in the first set. And then everything changed. READ