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10/14/19 10:14pm
10/14/2019 10:14 PM

After waiting for their first league championship in 14 years last season, the Mattituck High School girls volleyball team didn’t wait nearly so long for another league title.

The Tuckers brought themselves back-to-back Suffolk County League VIII crowns Monday when they assured themselves of at least a share of the title with a three-set win at Ross School in East Hampton. READ

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09/11/19 5:55am
09/11/2019 5:55 AM

Playing in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association girls volleyball championships is a ball. Frank Massa strongly recommends it.

Of course, the trick is getting there. Massa should know. His Mattituck team made its sixth appearance (and first since 2015) in the state semifinals last year. READ

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11/17/18 11:07pm
11/17/2018 11:07 PM

Reaching the state girls volleyball tournament is a genuine thrill. However, once there, a team can be given a rude reminder — like a hard-hit volleyball smacking it in the face — of just how tough the competition is at that lofty stage.

And so it was for Mattituck Saturday in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Championships at Cool Insuring Arena in Glens Falls. READ

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11/11/18 5:02pm
11/11/2018 5:02 PM

Frank Massa, in his 32nd year as Mattituck High School’s girls volleyball coach, said he hasn’t made a decision on how much longer he will remain in coaching. What he does know is that he’s nearing the end of the road.

That’s just one reason a clearly delighted Massa rejoiced in Mattituck securing its sixth Long Island championship Sunday, earning the Tuckers a trip to Glens Falls for the state tournament that will be played next Saturday and Sunday. READ

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11/05/18 8:35pm
11/05/2018 8:35 PM

Things had started off so easily for Mattituck that it was disarming when the Tuckers suddenly lost their game and were in danger of losing a match that had looked all but won.

That’s how it is with volleyball quite often, though. Without warning, momentum can shift from one side of the net to the other. Just how to win it back is the key. READ

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10/19/18 9:59pm
10/19/2018 9:59 PM

An emotional Senior Day is nothing new. What was unusual about the senior ceremony before the Greenport/Southold girls volleyball team’s final home match Friday, though, was the source of much of that emotion.

Greenport coach Mike Gunther has a hard outer shell, but he unexpectedly showed his softer side. READ