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02/04/19 9:27pm

Mattituck might have looked at its penultimate regular-season boys basketball game as a slam dunk, but Ryan Seifert took things to a different level.

Seifert, who had never dunked in a game before, was presented with a golden opportunity 5 minutes, 26 seconds into Monday night’s Suffolk County League VI game at Port Jefferson High School. Xavier Allen set him up and Seifert took care of the rest. The 6-3 senior slammed down a right-handed dunk. READ

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01/28/19 10:10pm

Mattituck played a tremendous first quarter, and not a bad first half, for that matter. Overall, it wasn’t a bad showing by the Tuckers at all.

And yet, when Monday night’s Suffolk County League VI boys basketball game ended, Mattituck had a 39-point loss to show for it.

That said more about host Center Moriches, though, than it did about Mattituck. READ

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01/24/19 8:56pm

Judging by the smile on his face and the enthusiasm he showed before Thursday night’s game, no one was happier than Tyrus Smiley to be in a Greenport High School boys basketball uniform. Smiley said he appreciates basketball now more than ever, given what he has been through.

And Greenport’s fans gave an indication of how appreciative they are to have him back playing for the Porters less than two months after he was shot in the abdomen Dec. 7. Smiley said the bullet struck his colon and liver. It looked like the 6-3 forward’s senior season was done for sure, but he was happy to be alive. READ

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01/23/19 8:48pm

The growth potential was there from the beginning, and now it’s being realized.

With only three returning players from last season, none of whom were starters, Greenport/Southold has a young and improving girls basketball team that coach Skip Gehring said is getting better and better with every game. READ

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01/20/19 1:05pm

Sunday didn’t start off promisingly for Emily Russell. She missed the Southold/Greenport girls winter track team’s bus for the Suffolk County League V Championships. What next, she may have thought.

“I thought it was going to be a terrible day,” she said.

Well, a terrible day turned into a great day. Russell’s parents, Sondra and David, drove her to Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood for the meet and got to see their daughter win league titles in both the high jump and shot put. READ