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Dillon Boos, Steven Ferreira and Zach Sirico set the bar extremely high for Sayville quarterbacks as all three earned Newsday All-Long Island recognition between 2008 and 2012. Based on first impressions, 14-year-old freshman Jack Coan has passed his bar exam.
Coan completed his very first varsity pass in Saturday’s fifth Breast Cancer Awareness Day scrimmage against host school Bay Shore,...Read more »
As expected Tuesday, the rain forced all the Suffolk softball playoff games to stop play and pick up where it left off at another time. Game highlights and make-up dates for their respective double-elimination playoff tournaments are below.
The opening game of the Suffolk Class B softball championship between second-seeded Babylon and top-seeded Center Moriches was postponed at Center Moriches...Read more »
The Suffolk Class AA quarterfinal softball game between top-seeded Bay Shore and No. 4 Hauppauge at Fifth Avenue Elementary School was called during the top of the third inning Friday because of rain.
Play will resume Saturday at 3 p.m. with the game scoreless and runners on first and second with one out and Hauppauge's Catherine Vaughan batting. Kaitlyn Snyder and Lauren Mendez drew walks...Read more »
I was wrong.
I’ll say it again: I, Laura Albanese, being of sound mind and disposing memory and not acting under duress or undue influence, admit that I was wrong.
Some context: Earlier this week, while making my (so far, not-terrible!) predictions, I decided that Northport would pull the upset over third-seeded Ward Melville in a hotly contested Class A semifinal. And clearly,...Read more »
Here are my Suffolk Class AA second round picks for softball. All upcoming games below take place at 4 p.m. Wednesday at the higher seed. Longwood and Deer Park start at 4:30 p.m.
@AA1 Bay Shore over AA8 Riverhead
Runs won’t be easy to come by against Michelle DeVito. The Marauders ace right-hander was sharp in her 2013 postseason debut, pitching a one-hit, complete-game shutout, while...Read more »
It's no secret that Allison and John Pfeffer, the married brain trust behind Bay Shore lacrosse, have ong been considered trailblazers in the sport, but Thursday, their status as Long Island icons received just the tiniest boost.
The duo, piloting a team that is now 13-1 and a favorite in Suffolk Division I, won their 300th game in a 19-4 win over Floyd Thursday. Let's hear what they have...Read more »
Bay Shore defeated Northport,16-6, Thursday to remain undefeated in Division I. The Marauders (7-0) jumped out to an 11-4 lead at halftime and never looked back.
“We played hard throughout the game,” Bay Shore coach Allison Pfeffer said. “Our gameplan was to jump out and take the lead so we could control the ball. Northport has a very good attack and we didn’t want them to have the ball.”
Bay...Read more »