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01/16/18 10:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Alexandra Burns keeping the ball in the court at home against Ross January 12.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Alexandra Burns keeping the ball in the court at home against Ross January 12.

Incredibly, the girls junior high volleyball team is nearly done with their season.

The team has been improving its skills, and the first game back after the Christmas break was a hard-fought loss against a strong Montauk squad. The match at East Moriches on Monday, January 8, after two snow days, was a difficult one — nothing seemed to go right. (more…)

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12/28/17 11:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO All for one. The Shelter Island volleyball teams stayed strong and together over the course of his season.

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All for one. The Shelter Island volleyball teams stayed strong and together over the course of his season.

Shelter Island volleyball had a new look in 2017.

We lost seven players to graduation in June, leaving only three returning varsity players. Laura Mayo took over the reins of the junior varsity team from Jim Theinert, a three-year veteran of the position. On the books it looked like a rebuilding year, but the varsity matched its record from 2016, and the JV was stronger than the previous year. (more…)

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12/19/17 4:30pm
MARK ANDERSON PHOTO It’s nice to win. The Shelter Island junior high volleyball team celebrating a home victory against East Moriches.

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It’s nice to win. The Shelter Island junior high volleyball team celebrating a home victory against East Moriches.

If the Shelter Island junior high girls volleyball team was featured in a Staples ad, there would be a button for it — as in “easy.” (more…)

12/12/17 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Shelter Island School senior Sarah Lewis, left, and junior Nichole Hand were honored December 4 at the Suffolk County Volleyball Coaches Association’s gala awards dinner at East Winds in Wading River.

COURTESY PHOTO Shelter Island School senior Sarah Lewis, left, and junior Nichole Hand were honored December 4 at the Suffolk County Volleyball Coaches Association’s gala awards dinner at East Winds in Wading River.

On Monday, December 4, the East Winds catering hall in Wading River was decorated to the hilt.

Shining chandeliers and large holiday trees bedecked with lights greeted over 700 athletes, coaches and parents to the annual Suffolk County Volleyball Coaches Association’s annual awards dinner. (more…)