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12/02/14 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO Players and coaches of the Shelter Island varsity volleyball team were honored by the Suffolk County Volleyball Coaches at an awards dinner at the East Wind in Wading River Monday night. From left, Kenna McCarthy, Serina Kaasik, Kelly Colligan, Taylor Rando, Alexis Perlaki, Amira Lawrence, Margaret Michalak and Coach Cindy Belt.

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Players and coaches of the Shelter Island varsity volleyball team were honored by the Suffolk County Volleyball Coaches Association at an awards dinner at the East Wind in Wading River Monday night. From left, Kenna McCarthy, Serina Kaasik, Kelly Colligan, Taylor Rando, Alexis Perlaki, Amira Lawrence, Margaret Michalak and Coach Cindy Belt.

For athletes comfortable with the intimate gathering places on Shelter Island, the Suffolk County Volleyball Coaches Association awards dinner Monday night at the East Wind in Wading River was eye-opening. (more…)

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11/25/14 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO Kelsey McGayhey, Island class of 2012, has earned All-American honors playing for  powerhouse Springfield College in Massachusetts.

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Kelsey McGayhey, Island class of 2012, has earned All-American honors playing for powerhouse Springfield College in Massachusetts.

Can Shelter Island athletes make the transition from being big fish in a small pond to surviving in the real world? If the volleyball alums are any measure, the answer is a resounding “yes.” (more…)

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11/24/14 12:00pm

 

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | COURTESY PHOTO New Bucks Head Coach Jamie Quinn brings an impressive resume and a vision of aggressive baseball.

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New Bucks Head Coach Jamie Quinn brings an impressive resume and a vision of aggressive baseball.

Present a way of doing things and fit the personnel into it, or evaluate the talent at hand and build a new template?

That’s the challenge for a manager in any business, one that becomes most apparent for an individual managing a team sport.

Jamie Quinn was diplomatic when the question was put to him about his approach to managing the Shelter Island Bucks in the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League for the 2015 season. (more…)