11/12/18 4:30pm

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The traditional raising of the flag at the 2018 Veterans Day ceremonies Monday in the Center.

Monday morning was chilly and bright, perfect autumn conditions for Veterans Day celebrations in front of American Legion Mitchell Post 281 in the Center. (more…)

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10/30/18 2:00pm

Shelter Island varsity volleyball has developed a tradition of ending the final day of the season by standing in a circle, reflecting on the highlights of the year. I always tell the team that I’m so proud to be their coach, and this season, despite our lopsided won-loss record, it was no different. (more…)

12/22/17 8:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor)

COURTESY PHOTO Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor)

It was a red letter day for Shelter Island’s scholar-athletes as Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) arrived December 15 with a proclamation honoring the students for maintaining high academic averages while playing varsity sports. (more…)

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08/30/17 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO The Island’s legendary three-time collegiate All-American volleyball star Kelsey McGahey, center, dropped in at a recent practice of this year’s Shelter Island High School team,

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The Island’s legendary three-time collegiate All-American volleyball star Kelsey McGahey, center, dropped in at a recent practice of this year’s Shelter Island High School team.

Labor Day is nigh and high school sports are back.

The volleyball team has been hitting the court since August 21 with new look of both seasoned players and new, enthusiastic talent. There is even a new coach in the gym. (more…)

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04/14/17 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Southpaw Abby Kotula firing a pitch in a recent JV home game against Greenport.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Southpaw Abby Kotula firing a pitch in a recent JV home game against Greenport.

When you meet Abby Kotula you’re impressed with a couple of things. First, she’s petite. Second, you quickly find out she’s determined and intelligent. Trained in music, gymnastics and dance, she has a way of approaching life with confidence born of thorough preparation.

An athlete for as long as she can remember, Abby has played baseball, softball, volleyball, basketball and is currently a three-sport athlete at Shelter Island School. This past fall, in her first year of high school, she was a member of the cross country team, the cheer team and this spring is pitching and playing second base on the JV baseball team, the only girl on the roster. (more…)