04/10/16 11:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO

REPORTER FILE PHOTO

Yes, all you couch marathoners, Run For Your Life is back for a second year — uh, running.

If you’re not a runner, please keep reading. My objectives are the same: push exercise, provide tips and get Islanders to participate in the 37th annual running of the Shelter Island 10K and 5K races on June 18. While 37 seems terribly young to me, in the circles of serious road racing, we are legendary. (more…)

04/08/16 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO |  Brian Feinstein, and his father, Bob, last weekend at Augusta National Golf Club.

COURTESY PHOTO |
Brian Feinstein, and his father, Bob, last weekend at Augusta National Golf Club.

It’s April, and in the world of golf that means the Masters.

The annual Masters Golf Tournament is easily the most prestigious tournament on the Professional Golf Association (PGA) schedule. This invitation-only event played at Augusta National Golf Club every year since it was established in 1934, started Thursday, April 7, 2016.

What’s special for all Islanders this year is that one of our own, Brian Feinstein, competed on the hallowed Augusta National course. (more…)

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04/05/16 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Phoebe Starzee showing a good eye at the plate in the Shelter Island girls varsity softball team’s game against Center Moriches on March 31.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Phoebe Starzee showing a good eye at the plate in the Shelter Island girls varsity softball team’s game against Center Moriches on March 31.

Despite the lopsided score of 18-0 for the visiting powerhouse Center Moriches Red Devils on March 31, Shelter Island softball is showing growth in multiple areas.

Eighth grade pitcher Lauren Gurney had her first varsity start and even though she was facing players five years older than herself, she showed poise from the pitching rubber (there is no mound in softball). (more…)

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04/04/16 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Billy Boeklen taking a rip against Port Jefferson April 1 at Fiske Field.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Billy Boeklen taking a rip against Port Jefferson April 1 at Fiske Field.

At a foggy Fiske Field on Friday afternoon, April 1, the Shelter Island School junior varsity baseball team hosted the Port Jefferson Royals, a team they had already played and defeated twice that week. (more…)