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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.

Boys Basketball Seniors lead Riverhead into the playoffs with big win over West Islip, 72-41

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Electric. That's the best word to describe the atmosphere at Riverhead High School on Tuesday. On a night when seniors were honored, it was the seniors...

Girls Basketball: Riverhead blows out Centereach 74-32, eyes League III championship

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The Blue Waves improved to 12-1 in League III and 13-3 overall with a blowout win over Centereach last night, during their last home game of the regular season.