Baseball had been ingrained in Nick Grathwohl’s younger life.
“Every morning before school I’d wake up, hit baseballs and then go to school, come home and do it all over again,” he said.
Grathwohl played middle school ball in seventh and eighth grades before taking two years off, something he now regrets. READ
It has been a whale of a high school baseball season for Pierson/Bridgehampton. At the same time, it wasn’t a bad season for Southold, either.
In Southold’s case, it was a matter of entering the season with only three returning players from last year in Luke Hansen, Billy Burns and Joe Hayes. And then, as if that wasn’t enough, the First Settlers lost their first seven games of the season. Somehow, Southold managed to put the pieces together under its new coach, Greg Tulley, and qualify for the playoffs. READ
It was a late night Monday for 11-year-old David Okula, a budding sports broadcaster and New York Mets fan. The news of a blockbuster trade sending former Met Jose Reyes to Colorado in exchange for shortstop Troy Tulowitzki took preeminence over any bedtime. READ