Every time the Mattituck/Greenport/Southold wrestling team enters its training room for practice, the athletes see reminders of past success.
Coach Cory Dolson hopes that will rub off on the Tuckers this season as it aims for the Suffolk County League VIII championship and perhaps more glory down the line. READ
For three consecutive years, the four senior co-captains of the Southold boys soccer team walked off the field after the Suffolk County Class C final disappointed and dejected. READ
Playing hero in the Suffolk County Class B girls soccer semifinals?
Ah, that’s old hat to senior forward Halle Foster. READ
After polishing off Port Jefferson in its regular-season finale, 6-0, Tuesday afternoon, the Southold High School boys soccer team must now play the waiting game.
And it probably won’t be once, but twice. READ
Senior Days can be bittersweet.
There’s a pregame ceremony in which the athletes’ mothers are given flowers. Soccer players are honored in front of friends and families as they also realize that the end of their high school career is close. READ
For 93 minutes and 10 seconds, Mattituck High School senior goalkeeper Emmett Ryan lived up to the number on his uniform. Zero.
As in the number of goals he had conceded up to that point to host Center Moriches in an intense boys soccer game on Wednesday night. READ
Before scoring the game-winning goal in Mattituck/Southold/Greenport’s 2-0 girls soccer win over Westhampton Beach on Saturday morning, Halle Foster already had invited her team to her house to make posters for a Sunday car wash and for some more team bonding.
As if MSG really needs the latter. READ
While a torrential downpour pelted players, coaches and spectators during the second half at Southold High School on Thursday afternoon, interim head coach Lucas Grigonis turned to someone on the sidelines and said, “The weather has been like our season: stormy, slightly wet and uncomfortable.”
Grigonis wasn’t kidding.
The First Settlers have endured much in a season that is barely a month old. READ
The Mattituck/Southold/Greenport girls soccer team might have been out of breath, but the players were not out of words of praise for their performance after dropping a 1-0 decision at Sayville on Monday.
Even though the defending Suffolk County Class B champions had suffered their third loss of the season, they realized playing against Class A squads such as the Golden Flashes will prepare them for next month’s playoffs. READ
The comparisons are inevitable.
Five years ago, Kaan Ilgin earned All-America honors while playing a vital role as Mattituck High School captured the New York State Class B boys soccer championship. READ