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07/31/17 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Never say die. Superfans Bob DeStefano, left, and Father Peter DeSanctis at the Bucks’ last game of the season last Tuesday evening.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Never say die. Superfans Bob DeStefano, left, and Father Peter DeSanctis at the Bucks’ last game of the season .

The 2017 Hamptons Collegiate Baseball (HCBL) League regular season ended July 25 for the Shelter Island Bucks as they bowed to the playoff-bound Long Island Road Warriors. (more…)

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03/21/17 2:00pm
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Girls varsity softball Coach Jackie Brewer hitting flies and grounders to her players at practice this week.

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Varsity softball Coach Jackie Brewer hitting flies and grounders to her players at practice this week.

The Shelter Island girls varsity softball team has been practicing daily for the upcoming season. Opening Day is Monday, March 27 at home against McGann-Mercy.

The girls have been working on conditioning in the fitness room and practicing catching and throwing as well as hitting off the pitching machine, which we have through the generosity of Dave Gurney. (more…)

02/17/14 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Before you know it there will be baseball back at Fiske Field this summer and the Bucks are looking for help from the community.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | Before you know it  baseball action will be back at Fiske Field this summer. The Bucks are looking for help from the community.

After a brutal winter, it’s likely most Islanders are looking forward to the boys of summer — those Shelter Island Bucks returning to Fiske Field for a third successive year. But one of those responsible for bringing collegiate baseball to Shelter Island, Dave Gurney, is reaching out again to the community because he needs housing for players and coaches. (more…)