06/22/16 4:30pm
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Water stations were just one part of a community effort at last Satruday’s 10K Run.

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Water stations were just one part of a community effort at last Satruday’s 10K Run.

It’s just a run, I told myself.

I shook out my hands, hoping to lessen the tension building in my shoulders. The cheering, the bright colors of running shoes and the intense sunlight also seemed to be building, as the time before the opening gun of Saturday’s Shelter Island’s 10K trickled down at Wilson’s Circle in the Center. (more…)

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06/22/16 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Bucks Tim Zeng at the plate in Tuesday’s win over Southampton at Fiske Field. Zeng scored the only run of the game in the bottom of the first.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Bucks Tim Zeng at the plate in Tuesday’s win over Southampton at Fiske Field. Zeng scored the only run of the game in the bottom of the first.

Anthony Alicki pitched a four hit, complete game shutout Tuesday in his first start of the year as the Shelter Island Bucks beat the Southampton Breakers 1-0 in classic pitcher’s duel. (more…)

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06/19/16 10:00am
JO ANN KIRKLAND PHOTO Dad John Quinn with his daughter Halsey at the finish line of the 2015 10K.

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Dad John Quinn with his daughter Halsey at the finish line of the 2015 10K.

The 3-mile marker of last year’s Shelter Island 10K Run was a lot more than just a milestone, much more than a sigh of relief as I approached the halfway mark.

The white picket fence and green grass of the golf course, the rush of the race and the thud of sneakers on concrete were all familiar. For years I stood by that fence, handing out high-fives and words of encouragement to the racers, but I was always waiting for one person — my dad, John Quinn. (more…)

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06/18/16 8:46pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO Nancy Nzisa setting a record in the women's division of the 37th annual running of the Shelter Island 10K.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO Nancy Nzisa at the finish line about to set a record in the women’s division of the 37th annual running of the Shelter Island 10K.

The 37th annual Shelter Island 10K race was one for the books, with Kenyan Nancy Nzisa setting a record for women runners that had held for nearly two decades.

Ms. Nzisa, 24, ran a sizzling 33.01 on a hot, windless afternoon under a punishing sun. (more…)