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Mark Cappellino

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02/01/16 10:02am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Billy Boeklen going strong to the basket with the left hand in Shelter Island’s one point victory over Stony Brook Saturday night.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO |  Billy Boeklen going strong to the basket with the left hand in Shelter Island’s one point victory over Stony Brook Saturday night.

On Saturday January 30, the Shelter Island boys varsity basketball team had their home gym rocking before, during and after a 54-53 barn-burner win over the previously undefeated Stony Brook Bears.

This was the second home game in a row the varsity boys came away with a thrilling, 1- point victory. The win clinched a playoff berth for the Islanders. (more…)

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01/27/16 10:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Jack Kimmelmann's foul shot on its way to the basket with 3.3 seconds remaining, giving Shelter Island a 42-41 win over Pierson Tuesday night.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Jack Kimmelmann’s foul shot on its way to the basket with 3.3 seconds remaining, giving Shelter Island a 42-41 win over Pierson Tuesday night.

It was a victory worthy of the build-up to Spirit Week and the annual pep rally.

On Tuesday night, January 26, the Shelter Island boys varsity basketball team had a huge win over long-time rivals, the Pierson Whalers.

Jack Kimmelmann was the hero of the evening, sinking a foul shot with just seconds remaining to give the Islanders a 42-41 win  in front of a loud and proud home crowd. (more…)

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01/20/16 10:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Billy Boeklen, 24, driving against Greenport as Semaj Lawrence sets the pick in the Islanders 59-42 home win Tuesday night.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Billy Boeklen driving against Greenport as Semaj Lawrence sets the pick in the Islanders 59-42 home win Tuesday night.

Shelter Island basketball fans filed into the school gym Tuesday on a cold, windy night for a game against Greenport. But the chill outside was quickly forgotten, replaced by hot shooting from the boys varsity, resulting in a 59-42 win over their cross-bay rivals, the Greenport Porters. (more…)

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01/13/16 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Tristan Wissemann floating to the basket for two of his 33 points in the Island’s 67-63 home win over Southold on Tuesday.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Tristan Wissemann floating to the basket for two of his 33 points in the Island’s 67-63 home win over Southold on Tuesday.

The Shelter Island School boys varsity basketball team entered its home game against Southold with a league record of one win and two losses and an overall record of four wins against five losses. Southold, also 1-2 in league action and 4-4 overall, was hoping to steal a win from the home team. After a hard-fought, exciting game, Shelter Island came away with a 67-63 win. (more…)

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01/06/16 10:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Jack Kimmelman going strong to the hoop in Tuesday’s home loss against Bridgehampton.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Jack Kimmelman going strong to the hoop in Tuesday’s home loss against Bridgehampton.

The Shelter Island School boys varsity basketball team hit the home court against the Bridgehampton Killer Bees on a cold Tuesday, January 5, with its season record knotted at 4-4.

The Bridgehampton varsity, in their traditional black and yellow, are the defending Class D state champions, and entered the game leading the league with an 8-1 record.

After a close first half, the Bees rolled to a 60-42. (more…)