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Whalers Baseball Wins in Dramatic Fashion

Posted on 02 April 2014

Freshman James Sherry sparked a late-inning rally and the Pierson baseball team rebounded from a challenging start to the season with a dramatic walk-off win over visiting Smithtown Christian on Tuesday afternoon.

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Whalers Baseball Challenged Early

Posted on 26 March 2014

One week into the spring season and the Pierson baseball team has already gone on a rollercoaster of a ride.
Preparing for a trimmed down league schedule compared to years past, the Whalers have been “fortunate” to open the season with a competitive series of non-league games against larger schools, according to head coach Jon Tortorella, who believes the early challenges will be beneficial for a team expected to make another deep run in the postseason this year.

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Lady Whalers Open Season with a Bang

Posted on 26 March 2014

Playing in frigid conditions on their home field behind Pierson High School, the Lady Whalers and ace pitcher Sam Duchemin brought heat of their own to kick start the League V season.
Duchemin tossed seven complete innings, striking out three with no walks and just two hits, to shutout visiting Mattituck, 9-0, for the team’s first win of year.

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Pierson Laxmen Key in Two Wins

Posted on 26 March 2014

The East Hampton boys lacrosse team, which features a handful of Pierson players, picked up wins in its first two games, following a 12-7 win over Longwood on March 18 with a 15-9 victory over North Babylon last Thursday, March 20.

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East Hampton Track Teams Hosts First-Ever Invitational

Posted on 26 March 2014

The East Hampton boys and girls track teams hosted the school’s first-ever invitational on Saturday, with several Pierson students posting standout results. Ian Barrett and Gavin O’Brien placed second and third, respectively, in the 200-meter dash, with Barrett posting a time of 26 seconds flat. O’Brien finished right behind in 26.7 seconds.

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Lady Whalers Riding High into New Season

Posted on 19 March 2014

There’s a bright and confident aura surrounding the Pierson softball team as it heads into the spring season. And rightfully so.

The Lady Whalers have returned almost their entire lineup from last year’s team, which advanced to the New York State Class C Final Four before losing to eventual state champion, Frewsburg, in the semifinal round. The returning players include co-captains Kasey Gilbride, Emma Romeo and junior pitcher Sam Duchemin, all who have championship pedigree to spare and high hopes of overcoming last season’s semifinal loss.

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Hopes Run High for Pierson Baseball

Posted on 12 March 2014

There’s a banner hanging in the Pierson High School Gym that honors championship baseball teams from years past. It filled up last spring as the Whalers fell just two wins shy of a New York State Class C Championship, and if this year’s roster of returning players lives up to its potential, then the time to order a new banner has arrived.

McGowin Shooting for “High A” Ball

Posted on 12 March 2014

By Gavin Menu Pierson alum Kyle McGowin has spent the last three weeks working out in Tempe, Arizona at the spring training complex of the Los Angeles Angels, the Major League Baseball club that drafted McGowin in the fifth round of last year’s draft. McGowin, 22, on Tuesday said he would be in Tempe through [...]

Shared Program Between Pierson and East Hampton Strong This Spring

Posted on 12 March 2014

A large contingent of athletes from Pierson High School will make the daily trek down Route 114 for practice this spring as part of the shared athletic programs with East Hampton.

Lady Whalers Fall To Friends in Long Island Final

Posted on 04 March 2014

The Pierson-Bridgehampton girls basketball team’s dream season came to an end Tuesday night with a 54-44 loss to Friends Academy in the Long Island Class C Championship at St. Joseph’s College in Patchogue.