The Mattituck High School girls cross-country team has enjoyed astounding success the past six years, each of those times winning a Suffolk County championship and competing in the state meet as a team.
Do the Tuckers have it in them for a seventh straight time? READ
Ten years later, almost to the day, the New York State boys and girls cross-country championships will return to Sunken Meadow State Park. On Nov. 10, the eyes of New York’s cross-country community will be focused on the hilly 3.1-mile course in Kings Park.
Christian Demchak, Mattituck’s All-County senior, hopes to be among the Long Islanders running on their home turf, so to speak. READ
For only the third time in 38 years, the Mattituck High School girls tennis team has a new coach.
Coaching changes in the program are rare, at least in the modern era. Jim Christy had run the team for 33 years before handing over the reins to Mike Huey. After four years — and a 34-22 record — Huey has stepped down. Now the top job belongs to Cory Dolson. READ
Reese Thompson is back, wrist and all.
Some pain accompanied the Southold High School sophomore’s first competitive tennis match in a year, but the way she played and the result she attained must have helped lessen it. READ
Bishop McGann-Mercy is going out like a champion.
In all its years, Mercy had never won a county championship in softball before — until Wednesday, that is. READ
It’s been such a long time since the Southold/Greenport high school boys tennis team won a Suffolk County playoff match that no one seems to know when the First Settlers last accomplished the feat.
Not even coach Andrew Sadowski, who has been coaching sports at the school for 25 years, could give an exact date. READ
Here’s a Penny for your thoughts.
One of the thoughts preceding the opener to the Suffolk County Class C softball finals Monday was that this one could get ugly. That would have been understandable, too, with Southold/Greenport’s first-string pitcher, Ashley Hilary, out with a broken finger on her throwing hand and a sophomore, Liz Jernick, taking her place in the pitching circle. Jernick, however, did a commendable job. READ
What started as a stopgap measure turned into a championship.
It was a little before the halfway point of the high school boys tennis season when it was determined that it was time for a change. Southold/Greenport’s first doubles team of Mario Contreras and Devin Quinones, who had reached the Suffolk County Division IV quarterfinals last year, weren’t working well together. READ
After reaching the high school softball playoffs last season for the first time in 20 years, Southold/Greenport is headed back again.
The First Settlers clinched a postseason berth Thursday with a 13-2 Senior Day victory over Pierson/Bridgehampton at Greenport High School. READ
These identical twins with identical win-loss records don’t have identical playing styles, but they believe their tennis games are fairly similar.
Jacob and Xavier Kahn, Greenport’s only representatives on the Southold/Greenport boys team, make a good match for each other. Although Xavier has played first singles for most of the season, Jacob defeated his brother in a recent challenge match to take the No. 1 position away from him. READ