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04/16/14 4:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Safe! Peter Kropf hustling down the line in Shelter Island High School  baseball team’s 16-8 home opener victory against Stony Brook.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO |
Safe! Peter Kropf hustling down the line in Shelter Island High School baseball team’s 16-8 home opener victory against Stony Brook.

The Shelter Island boys’ baseball team started the season by sweeping the Stony Brook Bears, taking the series 3-0. Shelter Island scored double figures in all three games and while they were behind early in the third game, they came back with 11 runs in the final three innings to secure the win. (more…)

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04/14/14 10:01am
REBECCA MUNDY PHOTO | A night of honors. From left, Matthew Dunning (All County Academic), Nathan Mundy (All League), Riley Willumsen (holding the team’s Class D Suffolk County championship plaque), Coach Mike Mundy (Class D Coach of the Year), Matt BeltCappellino (All League) and Tristan Wisseman ( All Conference and All Tournament team).

REBECCA MUNDY PHOTO | A night of honors. From left, Matthew Dunning (All County Academic), Nathan Mundy (All League), Riley Willumsen (holding the team’s Class D Suffolk County championship plaque), Coach Mike Mundy (Class D Coach of the Year), Matt BeltCappellino (All League) and Tristan Wisseman ( All Conference and All Tournament team).

On Thursday, April 10, Polish Hall in Riverhead was filled with basketball players, coaches and families at the Suffolk Boys’ Basketball Coaches Association awards dinner. (more…)

04/14/14 8:00am
BOB DeSTFANO PHOTO | Ed Mangiarotti with his hall of flame plaque.

BOB DeSTFANO PHOTO | Ed Mangiarotti with his hall of flame plaque.

I don’t know why I didn’t think of doing this writing thing a long time ago.

As I’m putting together this column, I’m sitting on the balcony of a hotel in the Florida Keys overlooking the Atlantic Ocean on one side and the Gulf of Mexico on the other.

Is this the way all writers live? (more…)

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04/02/14 5:00pm
PETER NEEDHAM PHOTO | Cold? What cold? Drew Garrison and Macklin Lang  preparing to roll tack this week after the start of a practice race.

PETER NEEDHAM PHOTO | Cold? What cold? Drew Garrison and Macklin Lang preparing to roll tack this week after the start of a practice race.

Between the snowstorms and gale force winds, the Shelter Island School sailing team has managed to get  only a few practices in during the month of March for the upcoming school regattas held in April and early May. (more…)