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08/11/17 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Action from the Simon Gavron Challenge Cup at Fiske Field Monday. Binder Pools forward Christian Barrientos setting up for a shot on goal defended by Bateman Painting’s Gonzalo Presedo, while goalkeeper Christian Rios prepares to block the attempt.

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Action from the Simon Gavron Challenge Cup at Fiske Field Monday. Binder Pools forward Christian Barrientos setting up for a shot on goal defended by Bateman Painting’s Gonzalo Presedo, while goalkeeper Christian Rios prepares to block the attempt.

Athletes are often superstitious about games and events in life, looking for any edge and avoiding situations that may hurt their chances. (more…)

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08/02/17 2:00pm
LESLIE CZELADKO PHOTO James Read Jr. of Binder Pools on the move Monday at Fiske Field against the Sunset Beach defense.

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James Read Jr. of Binder Pools on the move Monday at Fiske Field against the Sunset Beach defense.

The 15th annual Simon Gavron Challenge Cup kicked off Monday with nine teams striving for the desired trophy in tightly contested seven-a-side soccer contests.

The weather this year could not have been better; low humidity and comfortable temperatures added to the quality of play and a few late summer rains made the field conditions near perfect. (more…)

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08/16/16 10:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Misael Carias of John Olinkiewicz Wooden House, left, battling for possession with Felipe Marin of Binder Pools, in Monday’s opening round action of the annual Simon Gavron Challenge Cup at Fiske Field.

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Misael Carias of John Olinkiewicz Wooden House, left, battling for possession with Felipe Marin of Binder Pools, in Monday’s opening round action of the annual Simon Gavron Challenge Cup at Fiske Field.

Braving the intense sun and heat on Monday afternoon, 100 players competed on the first day of the annual Simon Gavron Challenge Cup, an adult soccer tournament at Fiske Field sponsored by Sunset Beach and the Shelter Island Recreation Department. (more…)

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08/19/15 2:00pm
he champion B&R team members celebrating their victory in the Shelter Island Challenge Cup at Sunset Beach Monday evening with the Simon Gavron Trophy. Tournament organizer Police Chief Jim Read is at right.

he champion B&R team members celebrating their victory in the Shelter Island Challenge Cup at Sunset Beach Monday evening with the Simon Gavron Trophy. Tournament organizer Police Chief Jim Read is at right.

The conclusion of the 2015 Shelter Island Soccer Challenge Cup Monday, August 17, marked a first in the cup’s 13-year history, with B&R winning for a third consecutive year.

The heat of the evening was duplicated by the hot play of B&R, and as the annual summer soccer tournament drew to a close and darkness fell on FiskeField, B&R again retained possession of the Simon Gavron Trophy. (more…)

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08/13/15 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Charlie Binder, left, battling for the ball at Fiske Field Monday during the annual Shelter Island Challenge Cup soccer tournament.

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Charlie Binder, left, battling for the ball at Fiske Field Monday during the annual Shelter Island Challenge Cup soccer tournament.

For the 13th year the Shelter Island Challenge Cup kicked off this week with some familiar teams vying for the coveted Simon Gavron 7-a-side soccer trophy.

Five locally sponsored teams from Sunset Beach, Binder Pools, Wooden House, Elli’s Country Store and SG United met to play in a round-robin format at Fiske Field. Three teams from East Hampton Town, including Bill Miller & Associates, Bateman Painting and B & R also joined the group to make the first round highly competitive with few points separating each team. (more…)