ISABELLA SHERMAN PHOTO Francesca Frasco handing off the baton to Lindsey Gallagher en route to a first place finish in the 4 x 200 meter relay at Suffolk County Community College’s Brentwood campus.
This past week Mother Nature certainly put the “winter” in winter track.
In Shelter Island School’s second season offering varsity boys and girls winter track, we currently have a roster of 17 athletes. Since the season began in early December we’ve been battling cold weather. We actually look forward to those days where it “warms up” to freezing. (more…)
CHRISTINE GALLAGHER PHOTO Lindsey Gallagher on November 4 at Sunken Meadow State Park, leading the pack on her way to her third Class D Suffolk County championship title in a row, and finishing her season undefeated in league competition for the second year in a row.
Our extended Shelter Island School cross country family had quite a ride this fall.
Joining the 2017 boys team were sophomore Alberto Morales and freshmen Jason Green, Nicholas Mamisashvili, Theo Olinkiewicz and Matthew Strauss. For the new athletes, it was an adventure in a sport that defines what “team” is all about, whether it’s in competition or in practice, getting through the good, the bad and the ugly together and emerging stronger. (more…)
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Kal Lewis and Lindsey Gallagher at the New York State Federation championships at Wappinger Falls on November 18.
The New York State Federation of Secondary School Athletic Associations held its cross country championships (“Federations”) this past weekend. (more…)
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Kal Lewis, known on Shelter Island as a talented high school athlete, has widened his horizons.
The Shelter Island High School sophomore is now known statewide, taking the 2017 New York State Class D boys championship cross country title on November 11. (more…)
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Freshmen varsity boys cross country runners, with medals, after a meet September 23 at Sunken Meadow State Park. From left, Tyler Gulluscio, Jason Green, Domingo Gil, Brandon Payano, Matthew Strauss, Theo Olinkiewicz and 8th grader Pacey Cronin. Not pictured, freshman Nicholas Mamimashvili.
The calendar says fall has arrived, but has it?
After the cross country season got off to a fast start the first week, Mother Nature had different plans for cross country this past week. (more…)