Listening to the sounds emanating from the Southold/Greenport bench on a cold, blustery Friday afternoon, you wouldn’t have guessed the softball team was losing its game to Port Jefferson by a considerable amount
The mental game is as much a part of tennis as the physical aspect. Dealing with adversity and overcoming setbacks is all part of it.
When Southold/Greenport’s first doubles team of Cole Brigham and Devin Quinones found themselves in a daunting 5-2 hole in a first-set tiebreaker Wednesday, they responded like the champions they are. READ
Home is where the track is.
The Southold/Greenport boys and girls track and field teams love their new track. It’s the right track for them, and that’s how they started their seasons Tuesday — on the right track. READ
The Southold/Greenport Robotics Team, R.I.C.E. 870, tasted first-place victory last week while participating in the 2019 Finger Lakes Regional competition. READ
Build a track and they will come.
That’s exactly what has happened to the Southold/Greenport high school boys and girls track and field teams. “They built it and the kids came,” said Karl Himmelmann, the coach overseeing both teams in this landmark season. READ
Coach Karl Himmelmann knows Max Pasko well enough to know that no one knows Max Pasko better than Max Pasko.
Pasko, a junior sprinter on Southold/Greenport’s high school boys track and field team, has had to deal with injury issues over the past two years, most notably Piriformis syndrome, which causes compression of the sciatic nerve, and troublesome hamstring problems.
When it comes to doing what he needs to in order to train or compete in competition, no one knows better than Pasko what to do. READ
It’s a good bet that the Mattituck High School girls track and field team will once again have a strong 4×100-meter relay team. The only question is: Who will be the fourth member of that team? READ
Whether it’s in the Mattituck High School hallways or out on the school’s tennis courts in the offseason during frigid weather, one is bound to see Lucas Kosmynka with a tennis racket in hand.
That explains a lot.
“He’s a student of the game,” said Cory Dolson, who succeeds Mike Huey as Mattituck’s coach. “He loves playing tennis. He’s the kind of kid who’s on the courts all year-round, when it’s cold. The kid has always got a tennis racket in his hand.” READ
Quality is what really counts, not necessarily quantity.
“As long as nobody gets hurt,” Kim Gerstung hastened to add.
No injuries would be a good thing for Gerstung and her 11-player Mattituck High School softball team. READ
Injuries, injuries, injuries.
Max Pasko has had more than his share of them over the past two years. Pasko, a sprinter for the Southold/Greenport high school boys winter track team, knows only too well what an obstacle injuries can present to a sprinter. READ