Greenport Village will see a contested election this year as two newcomers and one incumbent battle for two trustee positions.
Lily Dougherty-Johnson and Cindy Pease Roe announced plans to run alongside incumbent Jack Martilotta, whose four-year term on the Greenport Village Board expires this March. Both Ms. Dougherty-Johnson and Ms. Pease Roe said they’re collecting 50 signatures from village residents to meet the requirement to run. READ
After witnessing a first half in which it became apparent that things weren’t going to be nearly as easy for his Greenport/Southold/Mattituck football team as they might be, coach Jack Martilotta turned to a sideline observer and shook his head. With each week, he said, he ages 10 years.
Such is the stressful life of a coach.
One can only imagine how many years Martilotta aged over the course of Saturday’s thriller against Bayport-Blue Point. READ
Wyandanch High School’s new football head coach, Josh Shields, really didn’t need a scouting report for his team’s season-opening game Saturday against Greenport/Southold/Mattituck. That’s because, well, Shields was the scouting report.
No joshing. READ
Jack Martilotta sees something over the horizon, and it isn’t the sun setting over Peconic Bay.
No, what the Greenport/Southold/Mattituck coach sees are wins for his high school football team. Wins, actual wins. READ
On Monday morning the Greenport/Southold/Mattituck football players put their noses to the grindstone and their shoulder pads to the blocking sled. One end of that sled was moving dramatically more than the other. That was the end on which the hulking figure of Jude Swann was working.
No surprise there. READ
Winning and losing is the cycle of life in high school football. Last season was undeniably a down cycle for Greenport/Southold/Mattituck.
Having graduated 14 players from the previous year, Greenport purple had turned green. The Porters were desperately short on experience. That was reflected in the results and an 0-8 record. READ
Tyrus Smiley has a way of making people smile.
Smiley is a fun-loving guy who likes to laugh and make others laugh as well. He could be described as the team clown, but make no mistake, when Smiley is on the field, he’s all business. READ
The anticipated return of Jordan Fonseca wasn’t quite what was envisioned.
Fonseca, who was coming off a high ankle sprain and had sat out the season-opening loss to Hampton Bays a week earlier, was in uniform and seemingly ready to make his season debut for the Greenport/Southold/Mattituck high school football team Friday night. READ
In his first varsity start for the Greenport/Southold/Mattituck high school football team Friday night, Ahkee Anderson provided ample demonstrations of how to turn a negative into a positive. And by that, we’re talking in terms of yardage. READ
The wording on the back of the black hooded sweatshirt Jack Martilotta wore during practice on an unseasonably cool Friday morning said it best: “DOING MORE WITH LESS.”