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You can’t put a price on earning the respect of your opponents and piers. Hauppauge’s Julie Williams and Herricks’ Alison Ricchiuti were happy to learn that this season. Section XI coaches named Williams its Suffolk player of the year and Section VIII coaches declared Ricchiuti its Nassau player of the year, earning both senior girls basketball stars the highest honor either county has to offer....Read more »
In a rematch of last season's Suffolk County High School Hockey League finals, No. 1 Connetquot-Sayville took the first step toward avenging last year's defeat, beating No. 2 Smithtown-Hauppauge, 5-2, in Game 1 of the best-of-three championship series, Monday at the RInx in Hauppauge.
Brandon Gennarelli scored two goals as the T-Birds never trailed. Connetquot-Sayville led 2-0 after the first...Read more »
Hauppauge star Justin Plaschka headlines the Long Island contingent in the boys swimming state championships this weekend at Webster-Schroeder High School in Webster, NY.
Plaschka is among the contenders in the 100-yard butterfly, along with Dan Mo of Great Neck South and Zachary Towers of St. Anthony’s. Plaschka also will compete in the 100 freestyle.
Huntington sophomore Gunther Cassell...Read more »
Connetquot-Sayville and Smithtown-Hauppauge are usually rivals on the ice, but Monday some of their best players joined forces to help lead the Suffolk all-stars over the Hudson Valley all-stars in a come-from-behind 3-1 victory in Newburgh.
With the game tied at one early in the third period, Connetquot-Sayville’s P.J. Dimartino scored off assists from Smithtown-Hauppauge’s Daniel Nelson...Read more »
And just like that, the Bulls rushed to the top.
Smithtown-Hauppauge hockey, which is near the end of a grueling stretch of six games in 11 days to open the second half of the season, jumped from fourth place to first in Suffolk by winning the first five of those games—including four victories over the three teams that were ahead of them in the standings.
The Bulls (28 points) beat then...Read more »
Smithtown-Hauppauge hockey doesn't have much time to ease into the New Year as it tries to repeat as league champion, but the Bulls are poised to make a midseason charge.
Smithtown-Hauppauge, which sits fourth in the Suffolk standings, opens the second half of the season with six games in the next 11 days, beginning Sunday night against first-place Half Hollow Hills. After that, the Bulls...Read more »
It was fitting that Hauppauge guard Julie Williams scored her 1,000th career point on a three-point shot. Williams has led Suffolk in three-pointers made in each of the last two seasons, according to Hauppauge coach Jamie Edson, and back on Dec. 8 nailed a three-pointer in the third quarter of a 63-39 non-league win at Hampton Bays to reach the 1,000 point plateau. “When she’s open she makes everything,”...Read more »