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02/16/17 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Seniors on the cheerleading team were honored at their last home game. From left, with their families, are Julia Labrozzi, Sophia Strauss and Zoey Bolton.

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Seniors on the cheerleading team were honored at their last home game. From left, with their families, are Julia Labrozzi, Sophia Strauss and Zoey Bolton.

A bright future awaits the girls basketball team next year

BY CINDY BELT | CONTRIBUTOR

The final game of the Shelter Island girls’ basketball season — the senior send off —was on February 13.
Seniors Domily Gil, Melissa Frasco, Amira Lawrence and Genesis Urbaez were honored for their leadership roles on the team and presented with flowers.

Although Coach Mike Z. Mundy was out of town for the game, he said, “I want to congratulate Genesis, Melissa, Amira and Domily on a great athletic career. Those four girls were a pleasure to coach. I wish them all the success on their future.” (more…)

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02/06/17 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Luke Gilpin hitting teammate Kal Lewis with a pass in Shelter Island’s February 1 home loss to Greenport.

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Luke Gilpin hitting teammate Kal Lewis with a pass in Shelter Island’s February 1 home loss to Greenport.

Shelter Island boys basketball hosted the Greenport Porters on February 1, resulting in a 95-58 loss. But more than wins and losses, this year has been about improvement and making progress as a team. (more…)

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01/09/17 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Captain Luke Gilpin. 23. making a strong move to the basket in Shelter Island’s January 6 home loss to Mattituck.

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Captain Luke Gilpin. 23. making a strong move to the basket in Shelter Island’s January 6 home loss to Mattituck.

After graduating eight seniors from last year’s very successful Shelter Island School boys varsity basketball team, Coach Jay Card Jr. knew this was going to be a challenging season for his young and inexperienced squad. (more…)

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02/22/16 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Seniors and Semaj bid adieu. The Shelter Island School varsity basketball team says good bye after the 2015-16 season to, form left, Billy Boeklen, Henry Lang, Peter Kropf, Max Moroz, Jack Kimmelmann, Tristan Wissemann and Semaj Lawrence, who has completed his basketball eligibility.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Seniors and Semaj bid adieu. From left, Billy Boeklen, Henry Lang, Peter Kropf, Max Moroz, Jack Kimmelmann, Tristan Wissemann and Semaj Lawrence, who has completed his basketball eligibility.

Now that the season is over, Shelter Island High School boys varsity basketball Coach Jay Card Jr. said he was satisfied his squad accomplished many of its original goals.

What’s not satisfying is failing to achieve the ultimate goal — a Class D County championship. But the Bridgehampton Killer Bees — the defending New York State champions — were too tough for the Indians in the championship game on February 13. (more…)