11/19/14 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO This 12 pound, 32-inch redfish was released after our columnist caught it since it was just over the local slot limit.

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This 12 pound, 32-inch redfish was released after our columnist caught it since it was just over the local slot limit.

Greetings from sunny Bonita Springs, Florida where Fish On is hiding out until May.

Fishing had pretty much wound down when we left Shelter Island on October 12 after a riotous wrap up to the best false albacore season in the past six years and the worst striper season for sport fisherman in over 10 years. (more…)

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11/11/14 4:30pm
Courtesy PHOTO |  Shelter Island volleyball team jerseys set out before the southeastern regional match Saturday in Brentwood. Coach Cindy Belt wrote: “The jerseys were lined up on chairs during warmups. I like the statement it makes — "We are here to play."

COURTESY PHOTO | Shelter Island volleyball team jerseys set out before the southeastern regional match Saturday in Brentwood. Coach Cindy Belt wrote: “The jerseys were lined up on chairs during warmups. I like the statement it makes — “We are here to play.”

Both Shelter Island and Haldane entered the Southeastern New York regional volleyball championship match on November 8 with statements to make. (more…)

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11/11/14 12:00pm
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…)

11/10/14 12:00pm
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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11/04/14 4:30pm

 

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…)