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BRYAN GALLAGHER PHOTO Senior Sawyer Clark, in blue at his last cross country race, achieving his dream of running at the state championships. At left, Joshua Green.

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Senior Sawyer Clark, in blue at his last cross country race, achieving his dream of running at the state championships in Canton New York November 6. At left,  in blue, Joshua Green.

Did someone say Canada?

After a warm and much appreciated send off by the Shelter Island School, our athletes began the long journey to the New York State Cross Country Championships on November. Destination? Canton, New York, about 15 miles from the Canadian border. (more…)

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COURTESY PHOTO Dr. Frank and son Liam in the New York City half-marathon last spring.

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Dr. Frank and son Liam in the New York City half-marathon last spring.

Do you know someone who has run 33 New York City Marathons and six Boston Marathons? How about someone who has done a “golf marathon” by walking 117 holes in one day with three of his buddies? (more…)

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COURTESY PHOTO The Shelter Island School cross country team’s state qualifiers. From left, Kal Lewis, Jack Kimmelmann, Sawyer Clark, Joshua Green, Lindsey Gallagher, Emma Gallagher, Caitlin Binder and Francesca Frasco.

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The Shelter Island School cross country team’s state qualifiers. From left, Kal Lewis, Jack Kimmelmann, Sawyer Clark, Joshua Green, Lindsey Gallagher, Emma Gallagher, Caitlin Binder and Francesca Frasco.

On Halloween the Shelter Island boys and girls cross country teams traveled to Sunken Meadow State Park for the Section XI State Qualifiers. They came away with a solid second place behind Pierson, narrowly missing the Class D team first place prize by a mere three points.

But one Island racer brought home a championship. (more…)

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COURTESY PHOTO Eleven heaven. The 2014 Suffolk County Class D Volleyball champs celebrating the school’s eleventh consecutive title after defeating rival Stony Brook Monday.

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Eleven heaven. The 2014 Suffolk County Class D Volleyball champs celebrating the school’s eleventh consecutive title after defeating rival Stony Brook Monday.

“Is that an ambulance?” “I think it’s a fire truck.” “Do you think someone is hurt?”

No, it was the Shelter Island Fire Department waiting at North Ferry on Monday, November 3 to give the championship Shelter Island girls’ volleyball team an escort home. (more…)