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01/23/18 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Bobby Brown, left, with George Rowland, a teammate standing in for the late Bobby Miller, and Bobby’s sister Tracy Miller. Both Bobbys were honored by a ceremony retiring their jerseys at halftime of the January 19 varsity home game.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Bobby Brown, left, with George Rowland, a teammate standing in for the late Bobby Miller, and Bobby’s sister Tracy Miller. Both Bobbys were honored by a ceremony retiring their jerseys at halftime of the January 19 varsity home game.

January 19, 2018 will always be a remembered with pride in Shelter Island athletic history. Two legends, Bobby Miller, class of 1969, and Bobby Brown, class of 1970, had their jerseys retired. (more…)

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01/19/16 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | The Shelter Island School junior high boys basketball team. From left, 13 Jason Green, 14 Wyatt Congdon, 15 Brandon Valasquez, 5 James Lupo, 10 Junior (Domingo) Gil 4 Bradley Batten, 22 Tyler Gulliscio, 2 Nicholas Mamisashvili.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | The Shelter Island School junior high boys basketball team. Back row, from left,  Jason Green, Wyatt Congdon, Keith Taplin, Brandon Valasquez, James Lupo, Junior Gil and Coach Rick Osmer. Front row, from left,  Bradley Batten,  Tyler Gulliscio and Nicholas Mamisashvili.

It’s the end of the season for the Shelter Island School junior high boys basketball team and the end of an era for a coach.

Coach Rick Osmer, whistle and clipboard in hand, has been on the sidelines for 35 years — 25 at Shelter Island. During that time he’s guided and developed every class of athlete from junior high basketball players to collegiate soccer players. (more…)