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05/17/17 4:30pm
COURTESY PHOTO The 2017 Shelter Island varsity softball team. Bottom row, from left, Bianca Evangelista, Melissa Frasco, Isabella Fonseca and Maria Carbajal. Top row, from left, Jennifer Lupo, Sarah Lewis, Phoebe Starzee, Lauren Gurney, Emily Strauss, Amira Lawrence, Julia Labrozzi, Annabella Springer, Domily Gil, Coach Jackie Brewer. Lily Garrison and Audrey Wood are absent from picture.

COURTESY PHOTO The 2017 Shelter Island varsity softball team. Bottom row, from left, Bianca Evangelista, Melissa Frasco, Isabella Fonseca and Maria Carbajal. Top row, from left, Jennifer Lupo, Sarah Lewis, Phoebe Starzee, Lauren Gurney, Emily Strauss, Amira Lawrence, Julia Labrozzi, Annabella Springer, Domily Gil and Coach Jackie Brewer. Lily Garrison and Audrey Wood are absent from the picture.

The Shelter Island Varsity softball team finished its season with an away game in Port Jefferson on May 9. The Port Jeff team graciously included our seniors in its senior send-off game, as did our other away opponent, Southold/Greenport the day before.

Flowers were distributed and a few tears were choked back as seniors and team co-captains Julia Labrozzi and Melissa Frasco began to share the “last” bus ride, at bat, etc., with fellow seniors Amira Lawrence and Domily Gil. This was such a nice display of sportsmanship since our own home senior send-off game was cancelled due to rain and could not be rescheduled. (more…)

01/24/17 8:00am
JULIE LANE PHOTO Shelter Island School District business official Tim Laube

JULIE LANE PHOTO
Shelter Island School District business official Tim Laube

While Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) blasted Governor Andrew Cuomo’s school aid proposal, but if the numbers quoted are accurate, Shelter Island would be among the few districts to get an increase in state aid. (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…)