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08/20/19 5:40am
08/20/2019 5:40 AM

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

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01/31/19 9:29pm
01/31/2019 9:29 PM

This one hurt.

As far as aesthetics go, Thursday night’s Suffolk County League VI girls basketball game between Center Moriches and Greenport/Southold wasn’t much to look at. The play was sloppy, but what was much more important to the Porters was the final result. READ

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01/23/19 8:48pm
01/23/2019 8:48 PM

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

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01/04/19 9:40pm
01/04/2019 9:40 PM

Not only did the Mattituck High School girls basketball team lose its all-time leading scorer, Liz Dwyer, to graduation last year, but the Tuckers lost all five of their starters from last season. One might have expected them to hit a number of stumbling blocks and experience a good deal of growing pains as they adjusted this season to life after Dwyer.

So, is that how things have shaken out?

Not really. READ

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12/17/18 9:44pm
12/17/2018 9:44 PM

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

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11/28/18 5:42am
11/28/2018 5:42 AM

And now the post-Liz Dwyer era begins.

With its 45-26 loss to Carle Place in last year’s Long Island Class B final, the Mattituck High School girls basketball team bid farewell to Dwyer, their all-time leading scorer who graduated with 1,821 career points over five seasons.

But Mattituck has lost more than Dwyer. The Tuckers lost six players from last season’s 19-4 team to graduation and don’t return a single starter. 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

10/15/18 9:34pm
10/15/2018 9:34 PM

Before going into Dig Pink mode, the Mattituck High School girls volleyball team dug something else: its first league championship in 14 years.

With a three-set win at Shelter Island Friday, Mattituck assured itself of a share of the Suffolk County League VIII title. READ

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10/05/18 9:57pm
10/05/2018 9:57 PM

During the preseason, there was a question as to who would be the goalkeeper for the Greenport/Southold field hockey team. Ella Mazzaferro was the team’s goalie last year — the first time she had ever played the position — but she was toying with the idea of returning as a field player.

She recalled: “I was like, ‘I need to be on the field. I want to be where the action’s at, like I really just want to be running up and down the field.”

For a brief spell, that thought was appealing to the Greenport High School sophomore. And then it hit her … READ