A lesser team might have collapsed with the rash of injuries the Southold High School boys basketball team has experienced, but not the First Settlers. That’s not to say they didn’t shake their heads with incredulity at times, but they haven’t given up. READ
The bowling gods are playing with Mike Carver.
That must have been the Southold High School boys bowling coach’s thought when his team’s third-game score flashed up on the scoreboard: 799. READ
The Southold Zoning Board of Appeals is moving closer toward a decision on a special exception permit for a proposed 44-room hotel and 74-seat restaurant on Main Road in Southold. READ
Jacob Moritz, who evaded federal authorities on marijuana trafficking charges for nearly 30 years before being apprehended in April 2018, walked out of a federal courthouse in Manhattan a free man Monday afternoon. READ
It’s expected that at some point soon, perhaps several games into this high school boys basketball season, Xavier Allen will hit a basket or sink a free throw and achieve a milestone that a Mattituck player hasn’t reached in over 40 years. READ
Riverhead senior Christina Yakaboski ran the fastest time for a Suffolk County Class A girl in the New York State Public High School Athletic Association Cross Country Championships Saturday. Yakaboski, competing in her first state meet, clocked a time of 17 minutes, 44.2 seconds, bringing her 29th place on the less-than-three-mile course at cold SUNY/Plattsburgh. She qualified for next week’s federation meet at Bowdoin Park in Wappingers Falls, according to coach Justin Cobis. READ
On Saturday morning, Michael Combs received life-changing news: The studio in Southold where he has worked for 18 years as a famed wood carver and sculptor was burning. READ
Trevor Zappulla, a Mattituck High School freshman who had played soccer since he was in kindergarten, made a sports switch this fall, taking up cross country for the first time. “I thought I would do better in cross country,” he explained.
Well, the results speak for themselves. READ
On Friday the Mattituck High School girls got a feel for what it’s like to run cross country in frigid Plattsburgh, N.Y., this time of the year. On Saturday they will experience the real thing.
For the eighth straight year, Mattituck won the Class C title at Friday’s Section XI Championships on a brutally cold, blustery day at Sunken Meadow State Park. In doing so, the Tuckers once again qualified as a team to compete in the state championships Saturday at SUNY/Plattsburgh. READ
Southold brought its “A” game, but Rhinebeck walked off a winner in its pursuit of the New York State Class C boys soccer championship. READ