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Bryan Gallagher

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05/15/18 8:00am
CHRISTINE GALLAGHER PHOTO  Emma Gallagher passing the baton to Francesca Frasco in the 4-by-400 relay at the East End Classic invitational on May 12 in East Hampton.

CHRISTINE GALLAGHER PHOTO
Emma Gallagher passing the baton to Francesca Frasco in the 4-by-400 relay at the East End Classic invitational on May 12 in East Hampton.

This past week brought an end to the regular season for our Shelter Island School varsity boys and girls spring track teams. The program, brought back to the school after more than a decade’s hiatus, has been a fun and successful season. (more…)

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05/08/18 12:00pm
KRISTINA LANGE PHOTO Sophmore Kal Lewis running the mile at the St. Anthony’s Track Invitational May 5, a race that produced the most outstanding singular athletic performance in Shelter Island School’s history.

KRISTINA LANGE PHOTO Sophomore Kal Lewis running the mile at the St. Anthony’s Track Invitational May 5, a race that produced the most outstanding singular athletic performance in Shelter Island School’s history.

On May 5 at the St. Anthony’s Track Invitational in Huntington, Kal Lewis enshrined himself in the Shelter Island School record book. (more…)

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05/01/18 10:00am
CHRISTINE GALLAGHER PHOTO Coach Bryan Gallagher with the Shelter Island School spring track varsity girls team. From left, Justine Karen, Emma Gallagher, Lyng Coyne, Isabella Sherman, Francesca Frasco and Lindsey Gallagher.

CHRISTINE GALLAGHER PHOTO
Coach Bryan Gallagher with the Shelter Island School spring track varsity girls team. From left, Justine Karen, Emma Gallagher, Lyng Coyne, Isabella Sherman, Francesca Frasco and Lindsey Gallagher.

It’s finally starting to feel like spring as the action on the track continues to heat up.

On April 26, the Shelter Island School varsity girls spring track team traveled with the Greenport/Southold combined girls team to McGann-Mercy High School in Riverhead for a dual meet against Mercy. (more…)

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04/23/18 4:30pm
FRANCESCA FRASCO PHOTO From left, Theo Olinkiewicz, Jason Green and, farther down the line Jack Lang in the Shelter Island colors, at the first race of the varsity spring track season.

FRANCESCA FRASCO PHOTO From left, Theo Olinkiewicz, Jason Green and, farther down the line Jack Lang in the Shelter Island colors, at the first race of the varsit y spring track season.

Varsity spring track for returned to Shelter Island School this year. After nearly 10 years, the school now has a varsity boys team and a varsity girls team.

Spring track is run outdoors on a 400-meter track, as opposed to the 200-meter indoor track during the winter season. Outdoors usually favors the athletes since athletes run slightly faster times outdoors because the outside air is easier to breathe and the turns are not as sharp as the small track.

But there are trade-offs. (more…)

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03/05/18 12:00pm
BRYAN GALLAGHER PHOTO SHELTER ISLAND SCHOOL SENIOR JOSHUA GREEN running the first leg of the championship distance medley relay team during the New York State Winter Track Championships Saturday at the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex in Staten Island.

BRYAN GALLAGHER PHOTO Shelter Island School senior running the first leg of the championship distance medley relay team during the New York State Winter Track Championships Saturday at the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex in Staten Island.

On Saturday, March 3, Joshua Green made history.

The Shelter Island School senior became the Island’s first New York Winter Track State Champion. (more…)