02/01/16 4:30pm
BOV DeSTEFANO PHOTO | Cori Cass at his desk at Chase.

BOB DeSTEFANO PHOTO | Cori Cass at his desk at Chase.

Give this a try: For the year 2006, name the Heisman trophy winner, Miss America, Academy Award winners for Best Actor and Actress and the winner of the Pulitzer Prize. (more…)

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02/01/16 10:02am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Billy Boeklen going strong to the basket with the left hand in Shelter Island’s one point victory over Stony Brook Saturday night.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO |  Billy Boeklen going strong to the basket with the left hand in Shelter Island’s one point victory over Stony Brook Saturday night.

On Saturday January 30, the Shelter Island boys varsity basketball team had their home gym rocking before, during and after a 54-53 barn-burner win over the previously undefeated Stony Brook Bears.

This was the second home game in a row the varsity boys came away with a thrilling, 1- point victory. The win clinched a playoff berth for the Islanders. (more…)

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01/30/16 3:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | I’m so excited! Robin Anderson of the Guttersnipes.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | I’m so excited! Robin Anderson of the Guttersnipes.

BY CARA LORIZ
Last week we celebrated Donna Cass’s winning a triple crown — her third time this season to earn Bowler of the Week honors. Well, she has done it again. She more than outbowled the Week 14 competition. She set the high scores for the season, and not just by a little. We’ll have to look in the record books to see how these numbers stack up against the Legion greats. (more…)

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01/27/16 10:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Jack Kimmelmann's foul shot on its way to the basket with 3.3 seconds remaining, giving Shelter Island a 42-41 win over Pierson Tuesday night.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Jack Kimmelmann’s foul shot on its way to the basket with 3.3 seconds remaining, giving Shelter Island a 42-41 win over Pierson Tuesday night.

It was a victory worthy of the build-up to Spirit Week and the annual pep rally.

On Tuesday night, January 26, the Shelter Island boys varsity basketball team had a huge win over long-time rivals, the Pierson Whalers.

Jack Kimmelmann was the hero of the evening, sinking a foul shot with just seconds remaining to give the Islanders a 42-41 win  in front of a loud and proud home crowd. (more…)