When Katie Hoeg committed to the University of North Carolina to play lacrosse, she embraced the challenge. At such a high-level program, Hoeg knew she would be joining a group where every player boasted a long résumé of accolades.
As a standout athlete at Mattituck High School, from which she graduated in 2016, Hoeg was an All-American who tallied more than 500 career points. READ
In the early stages of the girls lacrosse program at Mattituck, it may have seemed far fetched to imagine that a few years later, the high school would be represented on the sport’s grand stage: the Under Armour All-America game. READ
The spring season has a familiar rhythm to it for Meg Tuthill. She routinely wins track-and-field races, collects a lot of medals and, as it turns out, Athlete of the Year awards from Times Review Media Group. READ
The greatest season in Mattituck girls basketball history has been in the books since early March. But the accolades keep rolling in. READ
It was difficult to ascertain what was more impressive in Mattituck/Greenport/Southold’s 9-7 girls lacrosse victory over Westhampton Beach on Thursday morning. READ
Excitement was in the air. Spirits were high. And why not?
First Marlboro shot the lights out. Then the lights went out on the greatest high school girls basketball season Mattituck has ever enjoyed.
Where is the respect?
That is what the Mattituck High School girls basketball team must have been wondering when the latest New York State Sportswriters Association ranking of the top 25 Class B teams in the state came out and the Tuckers were nowhere to be found on the list.
Early in the Long Island Class B girls basketball final, it was evident that neither team was going to be given a free pass to the Southeast Region final.
It was an intriguing matchup, to be sure: Mattituck speed versus Islip height.