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07/01/15 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Buck have won seven of their last eight games.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Buck are only one game out of first place as the season approaches the half way mark.

The Shelter Island Bucks won a critical road game against Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League-leading Westhampton Aviators on Tuesday afternoon, scoring in five different innings en route to an 11-4 victory. (more…)

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06/29/15 10:00am

 

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Anthony Alicki pitching against a Riverhead Tomcat Saturday evening at Fiske Field.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Anthony Alicki pitching against a Riverhead Tomcat Saturday evening at Fiske Field. Alicki pitched 62/3 innings allowing one run for the win.

A miraculous diving catch by right fielder Mark Flynn and a pair of timely doubles propelled the Bucks to a 5-2 win over the Riverhead Tomcats on Saturday night, while a 4-run eighth inning led to a come from behind victory against Montauk on Sunday. (more…)

06/28/15 3:00pm
COURTESY ART | Final words on the Shelter Island 10K Run.

COURTESY ART | Final words on the Shelter Island 10K Run.

For a few hours last Saturday afternoon, our Island embraced the Shelter Island race.

Everything else dropped off the radar. The rest of the world was delightfully abstract as we concentrated on getting ready for a race whose scale is reflected in back-to-back buses dropping runners at the school steps. (more…)

06/26/15 12:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO Fish this size, landed by our columnist, have been few and far between these days.

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Fish this size, landed by our columnist, have been few and far between these days.

It appears from all the reports that I’ve gathered from shore and boat fishermen that there are zero bluefish around the Island.

I couldn’t get a report about Jessups and can only assume they’re not there either. On the other hand, in spite of my moaning about bass populations, I have seen a small but consistent number of 20- to 24-inch bass in the shallows around the Island and have caught a few of that size and larger on plugs on every tide. (more…)