ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO | Setter Kenna McCarthy placing one perfectly for her teammates in the Shelter Island varsity volleyball team’s win against Mercy Monday.
When I was a kid, there was a certain stereotyping involved in sports.
The slower baseball player was usually made into the catcher. The big kid always played on the line in football. And in volleyball, if you were short, you were the setter. All these crucial positions, perhaps not coincidentally, are underrated and under-appreciated by the casual sports fan. (more…)
Greg Clements and a 45-inch bass caught on a surface popper on an early morning trip to Plum Gut.
The striped bass fishery along the East Coast from Maine through the Carolinas is in serious trouble and stands a very good chance of flatlining as it did in the 1980s. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Last year’s “World Series Lineup” start to the Over the Hill Softball Game.
One of the most popular community sports events, the “Over the Hill Softball Game,” is making its return. (more…)
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Kelly Colligan giving her all on her home floor in Monday’s victory over Greenport/Southold.
Serving is a priority at volleyball practice for Shelter Island. And for the first 22 points of the JV match against Greenport/Southold on September 22, Sarah Lewis made her coaches look like geniuses. (more…)
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Unnamed fisherman holding a nice false albacore he didn’t catch at a secret fishing spot.
Fall has come to the local waters with falling air and water temperatures, especially at night, signaling that something else is coming. (more…)