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04/24/18 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Running hard up the line, Sarah Lewis beats the throw to first in the Shelter Island junior varsity softball team’s April 20 home game against Hauppauge.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Running hard up the line, Sarah Lewis beats the throw to first in the Shelter Island junior varsity softball team’s April 20 home game against Hauppauge.

Shelter Island School’s junior varsity softball team’s season, nearly three-quarters of the way through, has been one of extremes.

Wins are often by 10 runs or more; the same with losses. But on April 19, a windy, gray, spitting-rain day, Islip and the Islanders battled through several scoreless innings before the bats of the Blue and Gray were able overcome the Buccaneers’ able gloves. (more…)

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03/28/18 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO The Shelter Island School junior high girls basketball team. From left, Kathy Ramos, Dayla Reyes, Angelina Rice, Madison Springer, Sincere Smith (manager), Cassandra Espinoza-Heimann, Coach Laura Mayo, Madigan Teodoru, Franny Regan, Allie Brush, Alex Burns, Andrea Napoles, Mary Gennari and Valeria Reyes (kneeling).

COURTESY PHOTO The Shelter Island School junior high girls basketball team. From left, Kathy Ramos, Dayla Reyes, Angelina Rice, Madison Springer, Sincere Smith (manager), Cassandra Espinoza-Heimann, Coach Laura Mayo, Madigan Teodoru, Franny Regan, Allie Brush, Alex Burns, Andrea Napoles, Mary Gennari and Valeria Reyes (kneeling).

March 12 was the last home game of the Shelter Island School girls junior high basketball season. The team sported tie-dye socks they made in a fun team bonding activity. Parents and fans were there to cheer on the feisty home team. (more…)

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02/28/18 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Angelina Corbett-Rice breaking for the basket in the open court against McGann-Mercy Monday afternoon.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Angelina Corbett-Rice breaking for the basket in the open court against McGann-Mercy Monday afternoon.

There is always a special excitement to the first game of any new season. The girls junior high basketball team started their practices in late January, and when Monday, February 12 rolled around, the team had both the first-time jitters and first-time energy. (more…)