“We still have a lot to work on, but the chemistry is coming together,” Pierson girls basketball coach Kevin Barron said after a 55-25 win over Southampton on Monday night. “We’re just trying to get better each game."
Members of the East Hampton boys swim team won 10 of 11 events against North Babylon on Friday, January 4, on their way to an 83-76 victory. The Bonackers improved to 3-0 atop the League II standings, and 5-0 overall.
Penelope Greene is just 15 years old, a sophomore at Pierson High School, but she has already proved to be a seasoned runner with the potential for great success.
The Pierson and Bridgehampton boys basketball teams will collide for the first of two meetings this season at Bridgehampton High School on Tuesday, January 8, at 6 p.m.
Pierson senior Katie Kneeland returned to the lineup Monday night but it was defense that ruled the day for the Pierson/Bridgehampton girls basketball team in a 47-14 road victory at Hampton Bays.
The Bears and the Whalers sparked up the old rivalry for an early-season, non-league meeting on December 13 and the Whalers jumped out of the gate fast on their home court to lead the game late in the first half.
According to John Cotrell, the president of Sag Harbor Youth Hoop, participation is up 18 percent over last year, with the number of travel teams increasing from 11 to 13.
J.P. Harding scored 37 points in an 80-62 win over Port Jefferson on Tuesday to become the 15th Bridgehampton basketball player to score 1,000 career points.
Now in his sophomore year as head coach, Ron White welcomes back his entire lineup from last season as the Killer Bees look to make a run at state title number 10.
Pierson senior Ryan Duryea has been named a captain of the East Hampton boys swim team, which includes several Pierson swimmers.
For the second consecutive year, Pierson senior Charlotte Johnson has been named by Newsday to the All-Long Island field hockey team.
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.