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03/28/18 2:00pm
COURTESY PHOTO The Shelter Island School junior high girls basketball team. From left, Kathy Ramos, Dayla Reyes, Angelina Rice, Madison Springer, Sincere Smith (manager), Cassandra Espinoza-Heimann, Coach Laura Mayo, Madigan Teodoru, Franny Regan, Allie Brush, Alex Burns, Andrea Napoles, Mary Gennari and Valeria Reyes (kneeling).

COURTESY PHOTO The Shelter Island School junior high girls basketball team. From left, Kathy Ramos, Dayla Reyes, Angelina Rice, Madison Springer, Sincere Smith (manager), Cassandra Espinoza-Heimann, Coach Laura Mayo, Madigan Teodoru, Franny Regan, Allie Brush, Alex Burns, Andrea Napoles, Mary Gennari and Valeria Reyes (kneeling).

March 12 was the last home game of the Shelter Island School girls junior high basketball season. The team sported tie-dye socks they made in a fun team bonding activity. Parents and fans were there to cheer on the feisty home team. (more…)

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01/16/18 10:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Alexandra Burns keeping the ball in the court at home against Ross January 12.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Alexandra Burns keeping the ball in the court at home against Ross January 12.

Incredibly, the girls junior high volleyball team is nearly done with their season.

The team has been improving its skills, and the first game back after the Christmas break was a hard-fought loss against a strong Montauk squad. The match at East Moriches on Monday, January 8, after two snow days, was a difficult one — nothing seemed to go right. (more…)

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12/19/17 4:30pm
MARK ANDERSON PHOTO It’s nice to win. The Shelter Island junior high volleyball team celebrating a home victory against East Moriches.

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It’s nice to win. The Shelter Island junior high volleyball team celebrating a home victory against East Moriches.

If the Shelter Island junior high girls volleyball team was featured in a Staples ad, there would be a button for it — as in “easy.” (more…)

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01/17/17 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Emma Martinex sets the ball with Frances Regan (16) and Lydia Shepherd (22) in the home match against East Moriches.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Emma Martinez Madjisova sets the ball with Frances Regan (16) and Lydia Shepherd (22) in the home match against East Moriches.

As the junior high early winter sports season draws to a close, it’s a pleasure to see the young athletes getting comfortable on the court.

JH girls volleyball Coach Brian Becker said, “Things are starting to click and the girls have come a long way since the start of the season —if we look back to start of season when we were happy to just hit the ball. Now we are actively working on getting three hits.” (more…)