Whitman’s Allen Evans III hurts but proudly after winning 301 all-purpose yards in LIC loss

Fifteen minutes after the hardest defeat of his high school career, Allen Evans III hobbled down the aisle of the bus for a post-match interview as he crouched down while squeezing his ribs. The Whitman senior runback hurt both physically and emotionally and managed to smile when asked about the heart his team played with … Read more

LIC Class I Images: Massapequa Vs. Whitman

Massapequa won the Long Island Class I championship, 38-35, on a last-second field to defeat Whitman on Friday, November 26, 2021 at Hofstra. Credit: Peter Frutkoff Massapequa head coach Kevin Shippos is keeping an eye on the training before the match before the Long Island Class I football championship against Whitman at Hofstra University on … Read more

Whitman Vs. Massapequa: Updates from Class I LIC

Massapequa and Whitman meet Friday at noon to decide the Long Island Class I championship at Hofstra University in an exciting battle between two offensive powerhouses. Massapequa is 10-1 and plays in his first Long Island Championship since 1998. Whitman is 11-0 and plays in the school’s first LIC in football. Stay tuned here for … Read more

Ryan Heidrich proved he was ready for the task for Massapequa

John Giller went on to play college football in Western Connecticut State after leading Massapequa to the Nassau Conference I Championship this spring. So after two seasons as an understudy, Ryan Heidrich moved on as a senior to QB1. “I was nervous, but I was confident in myself,” Heidrich said. “I worked hard in the … Read more

How a one-handed TD catch made Whitman a believer

Whitman football coach Robin Rosa easily identified the moment his program became a winner. “It came on an almost impossible catch that one would have to see to believe,” he said. “A one-handed grip that turned a loss into a win against Ward Melville in the second game of the spring season 2021. It was … Read more

Whitman Vs. Massapequa: Two powerhouses are vying for the Long Island title

It was week two of the spring football season and Whitman was down with less than 20 seconds left of the game against Ward Melville. The Wildcats came after a 2-6 season in 2019 and had already dropped their opening game against the Bay Shore. Whitman quarterback Nick Bottoni fell back and raised a long … Read more

Gridiron Greats: Top players from this week’s conference finals

NICHOLAS BOTTONI, Whitman He completed 10 of 18 passes on 187 yards and three touchdowns to lead Whitman to their first Suffolk Division I title in 37 years with a 42-7 victory over triple defending champion Floyd. DYLAN BRAITHWAITE, Holy Trinity The defensive back had a game-changing interception in the third quarter in a 21-10 … Read more

Whitman fulfills a promise by beating Floyd for Suffolk in the football title

It was a moment frozen in time. Whitman had lost his spring football titles dramatically in April last year and suffered a crushing loss of overtime to multi-year Suffolk Division I champion Floyd. Safety Rasahn Thompson worked his way through a depressed group of teammates and draped his arm over the shoulder of coach Robin … Read more