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07/14/14 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO |  Issac Obear bearing down against Westhampton in the bucks victory Sunday.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Issac Obear bearing down against Westhampton in the Bucks victory Sunday.

The Shelter Island Bucks started the last stretch of their season off with a bang Sunday night at Fiske Field with a 7-6 victory over the Westhampton Aviators. (more…)

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07/14/14 12:00pm
GARRET MEADE PHOTO | Shelter island Bucks Pitcher, Brenton Arriaga of Loyola  Marymount in action Saturday night at the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball league Saturday night.

GARRET MEADE PHOTO | Shelter island Bucks pitcher Brenton Arriaga of Loyola Marymount in action Saturday night at the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball league Saturday night.

Saturday night the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League hosted its annual All-Star Game at the home of the North Fork Osprey’s in Peconic. The North team, consisting of players from the Osprey’s, Riverhead Tomcats and Shelter Island Bucks, won 7-2 over the South Team. (more…)

07/11/14 10:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ | PHOTO Runners looking for a competitive edge, working out with the Shelter Island Running Club Saturday at Fiske Field.

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Runners looking for a competitive edge, working out with the Shelter Island Running Club Saturday at Fiske Field.

It was as if the firecrackers exploding Friday night banished the stormy weather, bringing Islanders a Saturday of sun and glimmering blue skies. It was a morning middle-school student Liam Adipietro described as “perfect running weather.”

Led by coaches Cliff Clark, Bryan Gallagher and Toby Green, the Shelter Island Running Club was at Fiske Field on Saturday at 8 a.m., just as they are every Wednesday and Saturday mornings. (more…)

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07/10/14 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Brian Kraft rockets a triple in Wednesday evening's game against Sag Harbor at Fiske Field.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Brian Kraft rockets a triple in Wednesday evening’s game against Sag Harbor at Fiske Field.

In their final game before the three-day All-Star Game break, the Shelter Island Bucks could not manage a win against the Sag Harbor Whalers at Fiske Field Wednesday evening.

The Whalers led 3-0 by the bottom of the second on their way to a 7-3 victory that dropped the Bucks’ record to 14-14 on the season. The Islanders are tied with the Riverhead Tomcats for the final playoff spot in the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League. (more…)

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07/08/14 10:29am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Bucks Juan Soriano homering in game two of a doubleheader at Fiske Field Monday.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Bucks Juan Soriano homering in game two of a doubleheader at Fiske Field Monday.

On a hot and humid Monday afternoon at Fiske Field the Shelter Island Bucks split a doubleheader with the Southampton Breakers The Bucks won the first game 6-5 before getting blown out 16-8 in game two.

The split moved the Bucks’ record to 13-13, putting them in a better position in the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League standings than they were Monday morning. The Island boys are now in sole position of fourth place and the last playoff spot. (more…)