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05/20/16 12:00pm
BOB DeSTEFANO PHOTO Cole Colby with one of two pairs of skis that he made from scratch.

BOB DeSTEFANO PHOTO Cole Colby with one of two pairs of skis that he made from scratch.

Cole Colby, 17, has been coming to Shelter Island all his life. I’ve known Cole since he was a baby and have enjoyed watching him grow into a remarkable young man.

Last week, while having dinner at the Tavern with my family, we happened to meet Cole, his mom and dad, Betsy and John, and his younger sister, Marnie. One of the losses I’ve had since retiring from Gardiner’s Bay Country Club (GBCC) is not spending enough time with fine families like the Colbys. (more…)

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05/18/16 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Shelter Island Bucks open the 2016 season the first weekend in June.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Shelter Island Bucks open the 2016 season the first weekend in June.

Shelter Island’s boys of summer are ready to roll. Shelter Island Bucks General Manager Frank Emmett and his staff have filled a 25-man roster for this season that includes players from 12 states.

The Bucks, reigning champions of the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League (HCBL), open the 2016 season with two home games at Fiske Field on Friday, June 3 and Saturday, June 4. First pitch for both games is at 5 p.m. (more…)

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05/17/16 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Jack Kimmelmann going with the pitch to right field in the Shelter Island School junior varsity baseball team’s final game of the season at Fiske Field May 12.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Jack Kimmelmann going with the pitch to right field in the Shelter Island School junior varsity baseball team’s final game of the season at Fiske Field May 12.

Despite massive improvements this season, the Shelter Island School boys junior varsity team were unable to claim a winning record. (more…)