Featured Story
03/22/19 9:54pm
03/22/2019 9:54 PM

The start to Mattituck/Southold’s girls lacrosse season had a strange ending. Not that the Tuckers were complaining.

Defending New York State Class D champion Mattituck led by as many as three goals Friday, fell behind after three straight Shoreham-Wading River goals and forced overtime. It was then when an odd occurrence settled the outcome of the Suffolk County Division II game. READ

Featured Story
02/20/19 8:23pm
02/20/2019 8:23 PM

The question was, was there a question? Was there a question as to whether or not Mackenzie Hoeg would play Wednesday?

Actually, there was.

Hoeg had rolled her left ankle in the Mattituck High School girls basketball team’s previous game five days earlier. “I went up for a rebound and landed on it wrong, but I’m all better now,” said the 5-9 junior point guard. READ

Featured Story
02/08/19 2:38pm
02/08/2019 2:38 PM

The similarity was sickening to Steve Van Dood.

Once again, the Mattituck High School girls basketball team played Pierson/Bridgehampton/Shelter Island. Once again, Pierson prevailed, 38-32, Thursday night. And, once again, dismal shooting by Mattituck enabled the Whalers to sink the Tuckers. READ

Featured Story
01/11/19 9:41pm
01/11/2019 9:41 PM

Of all the names that filled Mattituck’s scorebook Friday night, there were no players named Mayhem, Chaos or Havoc. Coach Steve Van Dood joked that perhaps there should be, given the way his high school girls basketball team plays.

For all the new players Mattituck has — and despite the fact that the Tuckers lost six players to graduation, including all five starters — they still play the same game. Their pressure defense forces turnovers, turning steals into easy layups. READ

Featured Story
12/17/18 11:43pm
12/17/2018 11:43 PM

Slowly, but surely, this Mattituck High School girls basketball team is forging an identity for itself.

The Tuckers have become a hard-hosed defensive side that makes the opposition work for its points while turning turnovers into key baskets.

Just ask Babylon, which entered Monday night’s Suffolk County League VI encounter undefeated in four league games while outscoring its foes by an impressive 16.5-point margin. READ

Featured Story
06/09/18 1:56pm
06/09/2018 1:56 PM

First they survived, and then they thrived.

That was the interesting path Mattituck/Southold took to its first high school girls lacrosse state championship. READ