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02/17/17 12:00pm
BRYAN GALLAGHER PHOTO Moments after the winter track season ended. From left, Emma Gallagher, Lindsay Gallagher and Francesca Frasco.

BRYAN GALLAGHER PHOTO
Moments after the winter track season ended. From left, Emma Gallagher, Lindsay Gallagher and Francesca Frasco.

Shelter Island’s first winter track season has come to a close. It was a successful first season, providing a very solid foundation upon which to build for the future. (more…)

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02/16/17 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Seniors on the cheerleading team were honored at their last home game. From left, with their families, are Julia Labrozzi, Sophia Strauss and Zoey Bolton.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Seniors on the cheerleading team were honored at their last home game. From left, with their families, are Julia Labrozzi, Sophia Strauss and Zoey Bolton.

A bright future awaits the girls basketball team next year

BY CINDY BELT | CONTRIBUTOR

The final game of the Shelter Island girls’ basketball season — the senior send off —was on February 13.
Seniors Domily Gil, Melissa Frasco, Amira Lawrence and Genesis Urbaez were honored for their leadership roles on the team and presented with flowers.

Although Coach Mike Z. Mundy was out of town for the game, he said, “I want to congratulate Genesis, Melissa, Amira and Domily on a great athletic career. Those four girls were a pleasure to coach. I wish them all the success on their future.” (more…)

02/14/17 12:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO Bobby Marcello, right, with Jeff Nelson, who was a member of four World Championship teams with the Yankees.

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Bobby Marcello, right, with Jeff Nelson, who was a member of four World Championship teams with the Yankees.

It’s something special when a kid gets totally involved in a sport — or anything else worthwhile, for that matter.

Which leads me to Bobby Marcello of Marcello Masonry here on Shelter Island. Young Bobby loved baseball and has been a Yankee fan his entire life. He followed his passion from Little League on to the professional levels of Double-A and Triple-A baseball. (more…)

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02/06/17 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Luke Gilpin hitting teammate Kal Lewis with a pass in Shelter Island’s February 1 home loss to Greenport.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Luke Gilpin hitting teammate Kal Lewis with a pass in Shelter Island’s February 1 home loss to Greenport.

Shelter Island boys basketball hosted the Greenport Porters on February 1, resulting in a 95-58 loss. But more than wins and losses, this year has been about improvement and making progress as a team. (more…)