The Red & Black

Professional sports have been making a slow and steady comeback amid the coronavirus pandemic.

Coronavirus dampens the sporting world, but are we out for the count?

September 16, 2020

With America in crisis prevention mode against the virulent Covid-19, the sporting sphere we once knew has been uprooted. The virus’ first major blow...

Football is back! But what about COVID-19?

Kyle Zaharatos enjoying the first football game.

Crystal Zaharatos, Staff Writer

September 16, 2020

So, as many football fans may know, professional football is back! Many of us may be excited about the NFL making its big comeback, but how are they handling COVID-19? As I ...

Mamba Lives On

NBA legend, Kobe Bryant, and his 13-year-old daughter were among several victims of a helicopter crash in California on Sunday, January 26, 2020.

Michael Adams, Staff Writer

January 27, 2020

      Kobe Bryant, NBA legend and future hall-of-famer,  was tragically killed on Sunday January 26th, in a helicopter crash near Calabasas, Californi...

The girls basketball team representing PMHS in support of Dezy Strong Foundation.

Coaches vs. Cancer

January 16, 2020

On January 14th the Raiders Girls Varsity and Junior Varsity Basketball teams hosted their annual Coaches vs. Cancer games. This year's games again...

From the Ground Up

From the Ground Up

October 21, 2019

The Patchogue-Medford Soccer team started with a new beginning this year. Long time head coach, John Albert, retired from coaching, and with him went his...

The Field Hockey team celebrated senior night this week.

Varsity Field Hockey Senior Night

October 18, 2019

Senior day: the one game in the varsity sport season that is filled with even more sobbing than usual. Girls Varsity Field Hockey hosted a Senior Night Wednesday, ...

The Rise and Fall of Antonio Brown

The Rise and Fall of Antonio Brown

September 12, 2019

Antonio Brown was a 6th round pick for the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 2010 draft. (How he slipped that far, I have no clue.) He came into an absolutely...

The Murph Challenge Gets More Traction Each Year

May 31, 2019

Honoring Lieutenant Michael P. Murphy, “The Murphy” is a workout challenge done on memorial day weekend in his memory. Lt. Michael P. Murphy was a Nav...

Spring sports are under way at PMHS. Follow PM Athletics department on Twitter for updates on games and results.

Spring Sports and What They Mean to Our Players

April 3, 2019

It’s that time of year again. After a snowless winter, we start breaking out our skirts and shorts hoping we might somehow convince spring to come faster....

Bracket Busting Season

It's March -- let the Madness begin

Eric Wertz, Staff Writer

March 26, 2019

The sports world is ready for its annual thrilling March event. The D1 NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, which is simply referred to as March Madness. T...

A Homecoming Like No Other

The most highly anticipated game of the year as the NYI fans

Eric Wertz, Staff Writer

March 6, 2019

February 28th. Islanders fans had the day circled and anticipated it for months. The game was initially scheduled to be played at the Barclays Center, ...

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