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11/13/17 10:00am
ROBERT O’ROURKE PHOTO Kal Lewis

ROBERT O’ROURKE PHOTO
Kal Lewis

Kal Lewis, known on Shelter Island as a talented high school athlete, has widened his horizons.

The Shelter Island High School  sophomore is now known statewide, taking the 2017 New York State Class D boys championship cross country title on November 11. (more…)

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11/06/17 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO Bianca Evangelista has just completed a remarkable run of six years on the varsity golf team.

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Bianca Evangelista has just completed a remarkable run of six years on the varsity golf team.

To the Shelter Island Varsity Golf Team and our readers, I’ve been remiss in writing this season. This has been a tough year for me, and although the team had many highlights, I’m sorry I never sat down to write. (more…)

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11/06/17 2:00pm
CHRISTINE GALLAGHER PHOTO Girls Cros scountry Class D County Champions. From left, Isabella Sherman, Francesca Frasco, Emma Gallagher, Lindsey Gallagher, Emma Martinez Majdisova, and Lauren Gurney, accompanied by individual state qualifiers Pierson’s Caroline Jungck, Stony Brook’s Sarah Wong, Pierson’s Penelope Greene and Southold’s Olivia Lynch.

CHRISTINE GALLAGHER PHOTO
Girls Cros scountry Class D County Champions. From left, Isabella Sherman, Francesca Frasco, Emma Gallagher, Lindsey Gallagher, Emma Martinez Majdisova, and Lauren Gurney, accompanied by individual state qualifiers Pierson’s Caroline Jungck, Stony Brook’s Sarah Wong, Pierson’s Penelope Greene and Southold’s Olivia Lynch.

Qualifying cross country races to move up to state finals were held November 3 at Sunken Meadow State Park.

Both Shelter Island’s teams won the county, as well as League Championships for their third consecutive year. (more…)

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10/31/17 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO All for one. The Shelter Island volleyball teams stayed strong and together over the course of his season.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
All for one. The Shelter Island volleyball teams stayed strong and together over the course of this season.

At the beginning of any sports season, there are always two important questions: Will the new players mesh well with the older players? What will the new leadership look like with the graduation of last year’s top athletes? (more…)

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10/31/17 10:00am
ROBERT O’ROURKE PHOTO Kal Lewis competing at the Suffolk County cross country divisional finals October 26 at Sunken Meadow State Park.

ROBERT O’ROURKE PHOTO
Kal Lewis competing at the Suffolk County cross country divisional finals October 26 at Sunken Meadow State Park.

The races are called, by cross country athletes, coaches and fans, “Divisions.”

Divisions are held on the famously — or infamously — difficult 5K course at Sunken Meadow State Park in Kings Park. The meet is a necessity because without it, runners are not permitted to compete in state qualifiers (States”) held at the same location, a week later. (more…)