BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
The Shelter Island volleyball players practicing Monday for an upcoming match against the Pierson Whalers on Wednesday, September 13. From left, Bella Springer, Audrey Wood and Jane Richards.
The Shelter Island volleyball teams have been in the gym since August 21, so being in school wasn’t new.
However, they brought a stepped up attitude to the court September 6, the first day of school when the visiting Bishop McGann-Mercy Monarchs arrived. (more…)
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO
Seniors — Olivia Yeaman (5), Julia Labrozzi (15) andNicolette Frasco (4) — in the starting lineup slap hands with their supporting cast as they take the court for their final home game.
Excitement was high in the Shelter Island gym on Tuesday, October 18 for the ninth annual “Dig Pink” volleyball match.
The gym was decorated with pink and white balloons donated by the Shelter Island Heights Pharmacy and posters created by each player. Concessions and pink ribbons were sold throughout the matches, all in support of those battling breast cancer. The event raised $515 for the Side-Out Foundation, which funds research into stage-4 cancer, the most advanced form of the disease.
The tension was up a notch as the varsity team, fighting for a playoff berth, faced Port Jefferson. (more…)
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Varsity volleyball action at home last week against Pierson.
The Shelter Island volleyball teams finished up their third consecutive road trip against McGann-Mercy on September 27, then came back home to face league-leading Pierson three days later. The junior varsity and varsity squads continue to show growth and are poised for a strong finish in the last half of the season. (more…)
JUDY CARD PHOTO | Lily Garrison floating to the hoop for two points at home during Shelter Island’s girls junior high team matchup against Bishop McGann-Mercy last Thursday.
The girls junior high basketball team has concluded its season in the way it has played all winter — all out until the final buzzer.
Their last home game was on Thursday, March 12 against Bishop McGann-Mercy. The gym there was a flood of green. Mercy had 18 athletes suited up. Shelter Island, with all of its athletes finally healthy, had seven. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Margaret Michalak of the Shelter Island varsity girls basketball team scoring in a game earlier this season.
With the Shelter Island School girls’ basketball season drawing to a close, the varsity squad faced Bishop McGann-Mercy on January 29. (more…)