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Michael Hejmej

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Michael Hejmej is a freelance writer, real estate agent and native of Riverhead.

Greenidge is ready for New Orleans

by Apr 28, 2019
Ethan Greenidge talks about his experience with the NFL draft, his prospects with the Saints and his welcome home today by family and friends.

As NFL draft looms, Flanders’ Ethan Greenidge waits for a call

by Apr 24, 2019
Former Riverhead football star and Villanova University starter Ethan Greenidge has had a lot of interest from NFL teams. He'll be gathering with family and friends this weekend for the NFL draft.

Former Blue Waves pitching phenomenon Julia Morrow set to play pro ball in Italy

by Mar 9, 2016
For Julia Morrow, former Riverhead and University of Tampa pitcher, softball looked to be over. After throwing her final collegiate pitch, a long road...

Girls basketball playoffs Dunn scores 1,000th point, but Riverhead falls to Commack in quarterfinal, 73-51

by Feb 17, 2016
High school basketball may be just a sport but to the 13 Riverhead girls who competed in the Suffolk County Class AA quarterfinals against Commack tonight,...

Girls basketball playoffs No. 7 Riverhead looks to pull upset over No. 2 Commack tonight

by Feb 17, 2016
Riverhead's quest for the crown will have to overcome a big roadblock tonight at Commack High School. The No. 7 seed Blue Waves will travel to unfamiliar territory. They'll face one of the largest schools in Suffolk County, No. 2 seed Commack for a 5 p.m tip-off.

Girls basketball: No. 3 Center Moriches knocks out No. 2 McGann-Mercy on home floor, 46-35

by Feb 13, 2016
The third-seeded Red Devils just came out hot and stayed hot for the duration, leading from start to finish. They eventually knocked out No. 2 McGann-Mercy, 46-35.

Girls basketball: Despite foul trouble, No. 7 Riverhead knocks out No. 10 Hills East, 64-62

by Feb 12, 2016
The score was 64-62 and 17 seconds remained in the first round Suffolk AA playoff matchup of No. 7 Riverhead and No. 10 Half...

Boys basketball: Poor fourth quarter knocks Riverhead out of the playoffs

by Feb 11, 2016
No. 13 North Babylon exploded in the fourth quarter after trailing for most of the game. They went on a 23-7 run and blew the game open, knocking off No. 20 Riverhead, 56-41.

Girls basketball: Why first-place Riverhead is so dominant on the court

by Feb 10, 2016
Three years ago, Riverhead head coach Dave Spinella put three eighth-grade guards on the floor — not exactly a formula for success. But it didn't matter to him at that point.

Basketball: Riverhead boys and girls make playoffs, McGann-Mercy girls too

by Feb 10, 2016
Riverhead will be well represented in the postseason with both Riverhead boys and girls basketball competing for the grand prize as well as the McGann-Mercy girls basketball team.