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Riverhead salutes Blue Waves football with Homecoming Day parade

Riverhead turned out to support the Riverhead Blue Waves football team with a big Homecoming Day parade up Main Street this afternoon.

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

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.

Blue Waves to retire football uniform number of fallen airman Saturday

The Riverhead Blue Waves will retire uniform number 22, worn by the late Dashan Briggs, Class of 2007. Tech. Sgt. Briggs was killed in a military helicopter crash in Iraq March 15.

Riverhead routs Deer Park 41-0 for big homecoming day win

Game-action photos from the Riverhead Blue Waves homecoming game victory over Deer Park 41-0.

Riverhead falls to undefeated Hills East

The Riverhead Blue Waves fell to 2-2 after a tough loss on the road to Half Hollow Hills East (4-0) yesterday 33-12.

Stunned and grieving Riverhead students gather for candlelight vigil in memory of teammate and friend

More than 100 people, mostly high school students, huddled together in the cold on McKillop Memorial Field last night for a candlelight vigil in memory of John Anderson.

Football: West Islip downs Riverhead in hard-fought playoff game, 14-6

Riverhead's football season ended today in a 14-6 loss to the West Islip Lions. The Waves' fate was sealed with an interception by the Lions late in the 4th quarter.

After tough loss to Hills West, Waves still hoping for playoff berth

Riverhead fell to Half Hollow Hills West 45-7 yesterday on the road. The Blue Waves dropped to 2-4 in Division II and take on Bellport (1-5) in their homecoming game next week.

Football: Riverhead pulls upset over undefeated Smithtown West, 16-6

When it rains, it pours — especially when the Blue Waves are in town. The last time Riverhead traveled to face an undefeated Smithtown West Bulls...

Riverhead unveils new offense in opener at W. Islip but Waves fall to Lions, 19-8

The Blue Waves, looking to take advantage of their speedy quarterback, started the season with a new offense, but dropped the opener to West Islip 19-8.