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10/31/17 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO All for one. The Shelter Island volleyball teams stayed strong and together over the course of his season.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
All for one. The Shelter Island volleyball teams stayed strong and together over the course of this season.

At the beginning of any sports season, there are always two important questions: Will the new players mesh well with the older players? What will the new leadership look like with the graduation of last year’s top athletes? (more…)

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10/24/17 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Senor Sarah Lewis gets up for the tip in  the October 20 home game against the Stony Brook Bears.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Senor Sarah Lewis gets up for the tip in the October 20 home game against the Stony Brook Bears.

When you entered the gym on Friday, October 20, there was no doubt it was a special day.

Pink streamers and balloons adorned the stands, a poster about each player was on the walls, and a panel of paper ribbons referenced loves ones who are fighting or affected by breast cancer. (more…)

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10/18/17 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Stayin’ alive! Sarah Lewis at the net gets up to keep the Blue and Gray battling for the point

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Stayin’ alive! Sarah Lewis at the net gets up to keep the Blue and Gray battling for the point

As an athletic season unfolds, one of the most edifying things for a coach is seeing athletes “get it” and become confident in their knowledge and skills of the game. (more…)

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10/25/16 8:00am
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Seniors in the starting lineup slap hands with their supporting cast as they take the court for their final home game. Number 5 Olivia Yeaman, number 15 Julia Labrozzi, and number 4 Nicolette Frasco.

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…)