The dramatic transformation is staggering.
The Greenport/Southold girls basketball team’s entry in the What a Difference a Year Can Make category is astounding. All one needs is the eye test to see that the vastly improved Porters have come a long way in their development. It’s really quite a change from last season’s 6-12 team. 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
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
It was as if the Greenport/Southold players clicked the heels of their basketball shoes together and said, “There’s no place like home.”
Some early-game jitters aside, the Porters felt right at home, and that had to help them to their first win of the high school girls basketball season Monday night. It didn’t come easily. READ
Even before he got to know her, Skip Gehring had been tipped off about Adrine Demirciyan.
The Southold/Greenport high school girls basketball coach had heard from coaches in Greenport, where Demirciyan attends high school. Gehring recalled: “The coaches at Greenport were saying, ‘Don’t let her play JV. Get her right on your varsity.’ ” READ