05/19/15 5:00pm
05/19/2015 5:00 PM
The state champion Mattituck High School boys soccer team enjoying the Yankee Stadium experience on Friday night. (Credit: Courtesy Photo)

The state champion Mattituck High School boys soccer team enjoying the Yankee Stadium experience on Friday night. (Credit: Courtesy Photo)

For perhaps one last time, the Mattituck High School boys state championship team got together for a soccer game, not to play in one, but to watch one at Yankee Stadium.

The Tuckers were among eight teams honored at New York City F.C.’s High School Champions Night on Friday. They watched the hosts rally from a two-goal deficit while playing a man down to record a 2-2 draw with the Chicago Fire. (more…)

03/31/15 10:00am
03/31/2015 10:00 AM
Ben Knowles, the goalkeeper for Mattituck's state champion team, will leave the North Fork for rural Morrisville. (Credit: Garret Meade, file)

Ben Knowles, the goalkeeper for Mattituck’s state champion team, will leave the North Fork for rural Morrisville. (Credit: Garret Meade, file)

Goalkeeper Ben Knowles figures he has found the best of both worlds at Morrisville State.

Knowles, who backstopped Mattituck High School to the state Class B soccer title, will get an opportunity to explore a new world in rural upstate New York, but certainly with a taste of the North Fork. (more…)

08/04/14 11:05pm
08/04/2014 11:05 PM
Kaan Ilgin assisted on Mattituck's goal against Miller Place in the Town of Brookhaven Summer League small schools final. (Credit: Garret Meade)

Kaan Ilgin assisted on Mattituck’s goal against Miller Place in the Town of Brookhaven Summer League small schools final. (Credit: Garret Meade)

The unofficial mantra for the Mattituck boys soccer team at Diamond in the Pines in Coram on Monday night went something like this: Better now than in November.

Better to lose in the small schools championship game of the Town of Brookhaven Summer League on Aug. 4 than to lose in the Suffolk County Class B final on the very same field on Nov. 1. (more…)