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05/26/15 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | A scene at Fiske Field from last season. The Bucks open at home Monday, June 1 at five p.m.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | A scene at Fiske Field from last season. The Bucks open at home Monday, June 1 at five p.m.

As hundreds of summer vacationers begin their annual trek to Shelter Island this summer season, a select few will land on the East End planning to catch something entirely different than rays of sun.

After months of planning by the managerial staff, the 25-man Shelter Island Bucks roster will finally arrive on the Island in time for their season opener against the Sag Harbor Whalers on Sunday, May 31. (more…)

05/21/15 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Mr. Buck, enchanting father, Brett Surerus, grandmother, Ceil Surerus, and  baby, Jackson at Fiske Field Sunday. Get on board and host a Buck for a special summer.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Mr. Buck, enchanting father, Brett Surerus, grandmother, Ceil Surerus, and baby, Jackson at Fiske Field Sunday. Get on board and host a Buck for a special summer.

With the Shelter Island Bucks season fast approaching, the team still lacks enough housing for the summer of 2015.

Host families provide a player with a room, bed, a place to launder their uniforms and room in the refrigerator for some food. The hosts are not required to provide meals, although many hosts do. With several players arriving with their own vehicles, there’s no need for host families to provide transportation. (more…)

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11/24/14 12:00pm

 

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | COURTESY PHOTO New Bucks Head Coach Jamie Quinn brings an impressive resume and a vision of aggressive baseball.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | COURTESY PHOTO
New Bucks Head Coach Jamie Quinn brings an impressive resume and a vision of aggressive baseball.

Present a way of doing things and fit the personnel into it, or evaluate the talent at hand and build a new template?

That’s the challenge for a manager in any business, one that becomes most apparent for an individual managing a team sport.

Jamie Quinn was diplomatic when the question was put to him about his approach to managing the Shelter Island Bucks in the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League for the 2015 season. (more…)