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01/16/19 9:35pm
01/16/2019 9:35 PM

Jude Swann must feel as if he had won the lottery twice. Once again, his magic number came up: 1,000.

Within a span of nine days, Swann collected his 1,000th career rebound and scored his 1,000th career point for the Greenport High School boys basketball team.

The latter came as something of a surprise Wednesday night. With Swann needing 41 points to reach the millennial mark, some might have expected it to take him two or three more games to hit that milestone. Swann had other ideas. READ

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01/14/19 9:31pm
01/14/2019 9:31 PM

Paul Ellwood dropped his clipboard to the floor in disgust. And if that didn’t get the attention of his players, the Mattituck High School boys basketball coach yelled to make his point to them. He didn’t like what he was seeing.

“We had guys trying to set up the offense who don’t usually do it,” he said. “We were a little chaotic at times. We got away from our normal team play and it got ugly.” READ

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01/12/19 4:44pm
01/12/2019 4:44 PM

Given his druthers, Jude Swann would rather grab a rebound than score a point. As he sees it, there’s more value in a rebound since they’re harder to get.

Swann should know. He has pulled down in excess of 1,000 of them over his four-year career for Greenport High School. To be more precise, the 6-4 senior center’s latest haul of 11 boards in a 91-60 non-league win over visiting East Hampton Saturday brought his career total to 1,027 and counting. READ

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01/08/19 11:58pm
01/08/2019 11:58 PM

Man, talk about producing under pressure.

Clinging to a one-point lead in the fourth quarter of its Suffolk County League VII boys basketball game against Shelter Island, Southold was challenged with sinking several free throws down the stretch on Tuesday night. (more…)

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12/21/18 10:57pm
12/21/2018 10:57 PM

Sometime on Christmas morning, Ev Corwin figures he will receive a text from senior guard Jaxan Swann asking him if he could open the Greenport High School gymnasium so he and his teammates can play some basketball that day.

The Porters’ boys basketball coach will oblige because he realizes that the game is in his players’ DNA because they love to play and practice it so much. (more…)

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12/14/18 8:43pm
12/14/2018 8:43 PM

Fittingly, the buzz in the Southold High School gym came from the Killer Bees.

The Bridgehampton Killer Bees boys basketball team looked the part Friday evening in their black away uniforms with the bright yellow lettering and numbers.

And J.P. Harding? Well, he stung like a bee. READ