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
For generations, the fields at Mattituck High School have been filled with soccer players. In more recent years, lacrosse has blossomed on the East End into a marquee sport. READ
When he wasn’t mowing down batters on the mound during his high school career at Mattituck, Joe Tardif was tracking down balls in center field for the Tuckers. As his career progressed to SUNY/Cortland, where he’ll be playing his final season next spring as a senior, he played primarily in right field. READ
The opportunity to play in a grand all-star tournament featuring some of the top underclassmen across the country would appear to be an ideal spot for a player to showcase their skills for college coaches. The Under Armour All-America Underclass Tournament features teams from regions that include all the hotbeds for lacrosse like Long Island, Baltimore and even California. (more…)