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11/25/14 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO Kelsey McGayhey, Island class of 2012, has earned All-American honors playing for  powerhouse Springfield College in Massachusetts.

COURTESY PHOTO
Kelsey McGayhey, Island class of 2012, has earned All-American honors playing for powerhouse Springfield College in Massachusetts.

Can Shelter Island athletes make the transition from being big fish in a small pond to surviving in the real world? If the volleyball alums are any measure, the answer is a resounding “yes.” (more…)

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11/24/14 12:00pm

 

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | COURTESY PHOTO New Bucks Head Coach Jamie Quinn brings an impressive resume and a vision of aggressive baseball.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | COURTESY PHOTO
New Bucks Head Coach Jamie Quinn brings an impressive resume and a vision of aggressive baseball.

Present a way of doing things and fit the personnel into it, or evaluate the talent at hand and build a new template?

That’s the challenge for a manager in any business, one that becomes most apparent for an individual managing a team sport.

Jamie Quinn was diplomatic when the question was put to him about his approach to managing the Shelter Island Bucks in the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League for the 2015 season. (more…)

11/21/14 2:00pm

 

BOB DeSTEFANO

BOB DeSTEFANO

After spending the last two weeks in Winthrop Hospital with my wife, I understand that I may not be a doctor, but I can now understand words I never heard in my life.

While there, my mind frequently drifted toward a Shelter Islander who was as sick as anyone could be. A man who had a tragic accident, never complains or asks for help and has successfully and totally reinvented himself. (more…)

11/19/14 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO The competition was fierce between the Wounded Warriors and Islanders, two teams competing at last year’s Joseph J. Theinert 3-on-3 basketball tournament. Wounded Warriors and their friends are from the left: Chris Doyle, Manny Jimenez, Tomas Rodriguez, Maggie Reilly, Mary Larsen and Michael Bartomioli. Peter Miedema was the ref.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
The competition was fierce between the Wounded Warriors and Islanders, two teams competing at last year’s Joseph J. Theinert 3-on-3 basketball tournament. Wounded Warriors and their friends are from the left: Chris Doyle, Manny Jimenez, Tomas Rodriguez, Maggie Reilly, Mary Larsen and Michael Bartomioli. Peter Miedema was the ref.

Sign up now for the fifth annual 1LT Joseph J. Theinert 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament on Saturday, November 29, starting at 1 p.m. in the Shelter Island School gym. (more…)

11/19/14 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO This 12 pound, 32-inch redfish was released after our columnist caught it since it was just over the local slot limit.

COURTESY PHOTO
This 12 pound, 32-inch redfish was released after our columnist caught it since it was just over the local slot limit.

Greetings from sunny Bonita Springs, Florida where Fish On is hiding out until May.

Fishing had pretty much wound down when we left Shelter Island on October 12 after a riotous wrap up to the best false albacore season in the past six years and the worst striper season for sport fisherman in over 10 years. (more…)