Basketball on Shelter Island is a family affair.
At the final home game against Mattituck for the girls JV basketball team on February 7, both coaches had relatives in the stands. The Mattituck team is coached by Kay Rolle, while Shelter Island is headed by Mike Mundy. Haley Willumsen Rolle and Meagan Mundy Licciardi, Shelter Island Class of 2012, both played basketball for the Blue and Gray.
They each had their year-old sons with them, as well. Clayton visited grandma on the Mattituck bench at half time, while Ethan hung out with his grandma “Bobo” before they both grabbed balls almost as big as they were and carried them around the court. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Seniors were bid farewell at ceremonies before Friday’s home game against Smithtown Christian. From left, cheerleader Isabella Sherman, Wesley Congdon, Danny Boeklen and Luke Gilpin.
A Friday, February 9 home game against Smithtown Christian marked the end of the Shelter Island School varsity basketball season.
The junior varsity’s season ended earlier in week.
For senior athletes Ray Wesley Congdon, Daniel Boeklen and Luke Gilpin, the Friday night game was the last of their high school careers. (more…)
The Shelter Island boys’ varsity basketball team visited Bridgehampton on February 7 for a League VIII game. Fortunately for the Indians, sophomore Lucas Quigley-Dunning returned to the starting line-up after missing five games with an ankle injury. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Walter Richards bringing the ball up on the break against Southold Monday night
Coming off a lopsided road loss against the powerhouse Greenport Porters on February 2, the Shelter Island School boys varsity basketball team hosted the Southold Settlers three days later and played a high-scoring thriller, only to go down in defeat, 73-63. (more…)
LAUREN GURNEY PHOTO Emma Gallagher in traffic during the 600 meter dash.
If you believe Punxsutawney Phil, there’s six more weeks of winter left. But there’s only a week of winter track left.
The championship season is underway. In order to qualify and compete at the small school championships, an athlete must have run one of the top 24 performances during the season. The best time run by each athlete is referred to as their seed time. (more…)