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02/24/15 2:00pm

 

JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO | The 2014-2015 Shelter island boys varsity basketball team. Fron row, from left,   Jack Kimmelmann, Peter Kropf, Billy Boeklen and Sawyer Clark. Second rowfrom left,  Coach Jay Card Jr., Semaj Lawrence, Tristan Wissemann, Johnny Sturges,and  Assistant Coach Jim Colligan.

JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO | The 2014-2015 Shelter island boys varsity basketball team. Fron row, from left, Jack Kimmelmann, Peter Kropf, Billy Boeklen and Sawyer Clark. Second rowfrom left, Coach Jay Card Jr., Semaj Lawrence, Tristan Wissemann, Johnny Sturges and Assistant Coach Jim Colligan.

Most people would agree that if a team graduates four excellent starters from a basketball team and only returns three players that it could be in for a long season.

Replacing Matt BeltCappellino, Nate Mundy, Riley Willumsen and Matthew Dunning, who all graduated last June, would be a tall order for the newly appointed Coach Jay Card Jr. (more…)

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02/17/15 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO Jay Card Jr., who will enter the Shelter Island Athletic Hall of Fame in May, pictured showing his ball handling skills in 1980, when he was chosen All-League for the second consecutive year.

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Jay Card Jr., who will enter the Shelter Island Athletic Hall of Fame in May, pictured on the court in 1980, when he was chosen All-League for the second consecutive year.

For the third time since its inception in 2013, the Shelter Island Athletic Hall of Fame Committee will hold an induction ceremony, welcoming nine individuals and one team to the ranks of those who have demonstrated greatness as Island athletes.

While committee members are still checking biographies, Chairman Jim Colligan and new Director of Physical Education and District Operations Todd Gulluscio provided some brief background information that defines why each star was selected.

Following are brief biographies of those who will be honored at a ceremony scheduled for Saturday, May 16. (more…)