COURTESY PHOTO | The All-American volleyball player Kelsey McGayhey, one of the greatest athletes to come out of Shelter Island, flying high for Springfield College in a match this season.
Kelsey McGayhey is now known, she said, as a “NARP.”
“That’s what we call someone whose career is over — a ‘Non-Athletic Regular Person,’” Ms. McGayhey said from the campus of Springfield College last week, where she will graduate in May.
A more suitable description of her is one of the greatest athletes to ever come out of Shelter Island. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | The Shelter Island Ace Hardware team, a fan favorite, at a past 3-on 3 tournament. This Saturday the annual holiday tournament reconvenes at the Shelter Island School gym.
MELISSA MUNDY | CONTRIBUTOR
The Joseph J. Theinert Memorial Fund will hold its annual 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament on Saturday, November 28 at 1 p.m. at the Shelter Island School gymnasium.
U.S. Army 1st Lt. Joe Theinert made the ultimate sacrifice on June 4, 2010 while serving his country during Operation Enduring Freedom. The inaugural tournament was held in November of that year thanks to the efforts of event co-founders and coordinators Carla Cadzin and Ian Kanarvogel, who were both schoolmates of Joe’s. After a summer of solemn remembrance ceremonies, Carla and Ian wanted to host a celebratory event that would bring together all those who knew Joe best. (more…)
Kelsey McGayhey goes up for a hit during a match this season. (Credit: Springfield Athletics)
In her final season playing volleyball for Springfield College, Kelsey McGayhey concluded an outstanding senior year by earning third-team All-America honors for the second straight year. READ
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | I wish, I wish, I wish. Cathy Rasmussen of Mama P’s.
BY CARA LORIZ
The Odd Balls took advantage of a bye week for Paint by Numbers and took over the top spot by defeating the Guttersnipes in Week 7 of the ladies league. In the second match-up, Lynda Steinmuller stunned the competition to take Bowler of the Week honors while leading Mama P’s Chicks to a victory over the Fabulous Five. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Shelter Island Bucks announced Casey Buckley as their new head coach to lead them in defense of their 2015 Hamptons Collegaite Baseball League championship.
The Shelter Island Bucks are not fooling around with a winning strategy.
The 2015 champions of the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League — taking the regular season crown and dominating in the playoffs — have hired Casey Buckley, last season’s pitching coach, as their new head coach for the 2016 summer campaign. (more…)