Tag: Whitman

Whitman vs. Masabeca: Two Powers Battle for the Long Island Title

The Massapequa football team has not played in a Long Island Class I championship game since 1998. Whitman’s football team did not attend the Long Island Championships. They will gather at noon on Friday to…

How a one-handed TD fishing turned Whitman into a believer

Whitman football coach Ruben Rosa easily identified the moment when his program turned into a winner. “It happened in an almost impossible hunt that you had to imagine to believe,” he said. “A one-handed grab…

Gridiron Greats: Top Performers From This Week’s Conference Finals

Nicholas BotoneWhitman He completed 10 of 18 passes for 187 yards and three touchdowns to lead Whitmer to their first Suffolk Division I title in 37 years with a 42-7 victory over three-time champion Floyd.…

Summary of Week 8 of the Suffolk Premier League

Amari Vaughn ran for 127 yards and two touchdowns to lift Riverhead over Schem East, 20-12, in the first Suffolk Division on Saturday. His points at 3 yards in the first quarter, followed by a…

Gates coach Saleh honors Whitman football team coach Rosa

Perhaps, just maybe, some of Walt Whitman High School’s football successes will affect the Jets. That was the feeling, at least, when Robert Saleh honored the program and its coach of 13 years Ruben Rosa…

Alexa Kidd’s goal lifts Hockey Ward Melville to victory over Whitman

For Ward Melville’s Alexa Kidd, the great Yogi Berra’s statement, “You can see so much just by watching,” certainly sounds true. Kidd, a sophomore for the Patriots hockey team, didn’t start as a freshman last…