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George is a freelance photographer who covers sports for SoutholdLOCAL and RiverheadLOCAL. He lives in Riverhead.Email George

Riverhead varsity awards honor athletes

by Jun 7, 2018
Riverhead High School honored athletes with the spring varsity awards June 6.

McGann-Mercy claims Class C title with 18-1 victory over Southold

by May 24, 2018
McGann-Mercy swept Southold to win the Suffolk Class C Championship yesterday in Southold.

Penny’s complete game shutout lifts McGann-Mercy in Class C finals opener

by May 22, 2018
Sarah Penny pitched a complete-game gem, fanning 11 and giving up just four hits and no walks as McGann-Mercy defeated Southold 3-0 in the opening game of the Class C finals yesterday.

Waves defeat Middle Country 13-12, to snare first-ever semifinal berth

by May 19, 2018
The Blue Waves are heading to the girls lacrosse semifinals for the first time in program history, after today’s 13-12 win over over Middle Country on a goal by Delu Rizzo with 30 seconds left in the game.

Bitter loss to Smithtown West ends Riverhead boys lacrosse season

by May 19, 2018
Riverhead's lacrosse season ended in a 10-7 quarterfinal loss at Smithtown West, in a game marred by penalties and Riverhead fans being chastised by refs.

Riverhead advances to quarterfinals with 11-9 win over Bay Shore

by May 17, 2018
In a game that took two days to complete because it was suspended by thunderstorms Tuesday, the Blue Waves demonstrated they came to win.

Waves end season on high note with O’Kula’s bases-loaded, walk-off hit

by May 12, 2018
With the score tied 3-3, Riverhead loaded the bases in the bottom of the seventh and with one out, Ally O’Kula sent a rocket up the middle to drive in the game-winning run.

Ward Melville blanks Riverhead in last regular season game, 14-0

by May 11, 2018
Riverhead took its first shutout loss in the last game of the regular season, falling to powerhouse Ward Melville 14-0 at the Pulaski sports complex yesterday.

Blue Waves score senior day blowout win over North Babylon, 20-7

by May 6, 2018
The Blue Waves celebrated senior day with a blowout 20-7 win over North Babylon yesterday.

Hills East beats back Riverhead 21-17 on Blue Waves’ Senior Day

by Apr 28, 2018
The Blue Waves came up short in a hard-fought game on Senior Day today in Riverhead.