Cooper Schiavoni and Henry Brooks have played basketball together — on the street, in the gym and at the park — since they were little kids. Now they have one last go around as Pierson Whalers with a new season riding on their capable shoulders.
Chastin Giles and Katie Kneeland, and certainly their coach, Kevin Barron, remember what it felt like when an eight-point lead slipped away and Stony Brook celebrated a playoff victory on the Lady Whalers’ home floor to end last season.
Pierson sophomore Penelope Greene finished 55th out of 150 runners in the freshman/sophomore race of the Foot Locker Northeast Regional Cross Country Meet at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx on Saturday, November 24.
In the past, coaches preparing for a playoff game might have to travel long distances to scout their next opponent. Now they can do so from the comfort of their own living room.
It’s a rare occurrence when two students from a small school like Pierson sign letters of intent to play Division I athletics in college on the same day. But then again, student athletes like Paige Schaefer and Charlotte Johnson don’t come along often.
The best high school runners from across New York gathered in Kings Park for the state championship races, with three young Pierson competitors getting another taste of what it’s like to run against the best.
Vickie Lawrence and her daughter, Amanda Piro, who are both graduates of Pierson High School, competed in the 43rd annual Marine Corps Marathon in Washington, D.C.
The East Hampton girls swim team closed out another successful season with a sixth-place finish out of 25 teams in the Suffolk County Championship meet on November 3.
The Pierson/Bridgehampton volleyball team fell behind two sets to none in Monday’s Suffolk County Class C Championship game, just like last year when the Lady Whalers roared back to beat Stony Brook on their way to Glens Falls and the New York State Championships.
Five different players scored goals in the first half alone as the two-time defending Long Island champion Frogs went on to win the Long Island Class C Championship, 7-0, at Berner Middle School in Massapequa on Saturday.
Pierson junior Henry Brooks will be the first golfer in school history to play in the New York State Golf Championships next June at Cornell University.
The East Hampton girls swim team, fresh off winning the regular-season League III title, competed at Hauppauge High School on October 24 in the League III Championship Meet, where the team finished second behind Sayville.
For many young athletes, competing on a varsity team while keeping up with schoolwork is challenging enough. For Brooke Esposito, the challenge is especially arduous as she competes most of the year in multiple sports at a time.
Three eighth graders and an army of freshmen and sophomores combined with a quartet of senior talent as the Lady Whalers knocked off rival Port Jefferson, 1-0, at Patchogue-Medford High School on Tuesday to win the Suffolk County Class C Championship.T
The Bridgehampton School — which graduated Carl Yastrzemski, the Red Sox Hall of Famer, in 1957 — is making a play to bring baseball back to its lineup of sports offerings for the first time since 1963.