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Go time: Extended state semis preview

Sachem East's Karyn Ryan

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Class A: Sachem East (19-1) vs. Greene, 11:30 a.m.

Even a year ago, it just seemed like Sachem East was on the verge on something special. They had the talent, depth and poise - the look of a championship team. Ward  Melville was able to hold them down once more in 2010 - with a 1-0 overtime win the Suffolk final - but them reaching that game and competing how they did was, in a way, a...

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Field Hockey State Tournament Schedule

Quakers pose with plaques after winning LIC

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Sachem East, Garden City and Friends Academy captured Long Island championships on Saturday, earning the trek up north to the state tournament, which is being hosted by Cicero-North Syracuse High School. The semifinals are on Saturday (Nov. 19) and the finals will be Sunday.

Class A state semifinals: Sachem East vs. Greene (Section IV) at 11:30 a.m. Should the Flaming Arrows...

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Saturday field hockey playoff schedule

Garden City's Victoria Piscopo passes the ball against

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Long Island/Southeast Regional finals at Stony Brook University

Class A, 11 a.m.

Massapequa vs. Sachem East

Class B, 1:30 p.m.

Garden City vs. Sayville

Class C, 4 p.m.

Friends Academy vs. Babylon...

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Leftovers: Suffolk Small Schools Championship (Sayville)

Sayville poses after Suffolk Class B final

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Suffolk Class B champion Sayville beat Suffolk Class C champ Babylon, 5-0, to win the small schools championship on Thursday. The game serves mostly as a tune-up for Saturday’s Long Island championships. With both teams, regardless of the result, going on to compete in their respective LICs, little more than bragging rights are on the line. (Although, in Sayville’s case, there is the added motivation...

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Leftovers: Suffolk Class A final (Sachem East reaction)

Sachem East M Katie Doherty #25 fights for

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Here are some of the leftover quotes and details from Sachem East's 5-0 win over Ward Melville in Thursday's Suffolk Class A final at Newfield. The Flaming Arrows captured their first ever county championship.

Katie Trombetta, assisted her sister Cara’s goal early in the first half to give Sachem East a 1-0 lead. Winning the program’s first county championship: “It’s amazing. All our hard...

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Thursday field hockey playoff schedule

Ward Melville field hockey players react after their

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SUFFOLK

Class A Final at Newfield, 5 p.m.

(1) Sachem East vs. (3) Ward Melville...

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Leftovers: Ward Melville vs. Smithtown East

Ward Melville's Mary Brigid Coughlan cuts across the

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Here are some of the leftover quotes and details from Ward Melville's dramatic 4-3 double-overtime win over Smithtown East in the Suffolk Class A semifinal on Monday. The game was won by Mary Brigid Coughlan, a defender, who scored with 8:36 left in the second OT.

Deryn Blaney, on a fast break with seconds left in the first overtime, collided with Smithtown East goalie Ericka Parks at...

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Sayville back in the Suffolk Class B final

Sayville's Olivia Cabral

The situation: 25:13 left in a scoreless game versus a longtime nemesis in the Suffolk Class B semifinals… Not a bad time to score your first career goal, eh, Zoe Norton?

“I honestly didn’t believe it,” said the Sayville sophomore, who was called up from junior varsity two weeks ago. “I was like, ‘Wait, did that just go in?’”

It did, getting the Golden Flashes on the board en route to...

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Friday field hockey playoff schedule

SUFFOLK

Class B Semifinals, 2:30 p.m.

(5) Miller Place at (1) Sayville (3) Rocky Point at (2) Harborfields...

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Cold Spring Harbor makes the final... read all about it

Courtney Burke leaps into Victoria Kotowski's arms after

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Anticipation builds over the years, and with it comes angst. Questions like, “When will it happen?” or “Can it happen?” get raised, if even quietly, and they become more valid each season.

So, Cold Spring Harbor overcoming Manhasset, 1-0, last night to finally reach the Nassau Class B final, in coach Danielle Skakandi’s words: “It’s something I’ve been waiting for. They’ve been waiting for....

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