Shelter Island volleyball is back and the teams are on the right track.
In action since August 20, Shelter Island’s volleyball team has 24 athletes between the varsity and JV squad, with the potential of two others joining now that school is in session.
This is by far the highest number of athletes we’ve had in the gym in years. With “Big Sisters” and “Little Sisters” paired between varsity and JV, we are also enjoying a positive, supportive learning environment. (more…)
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…)
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…)
“I’m so proud of them!”
Those were the first words Coach Laura Mayo spoke following the Shelter Island School junior high girls basketball game against Montauk on March 7. (more…)
A few Shelter Island girls junior high basketball players looked a little tanner then they normally do in February, but that was the only indication that the team had just returned from a week’s vacation. (more…)