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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…)
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Father Peter at the Old Timers game Sunday, playing for Sweet Tomato’s, waiting his turn at bat.
Through the years, I’ve been on and off with religion. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Battling for the Simon Gavron Challenge Cup Trophy, left to right: Jefferson Ramirez (B&R), Alex Austin (SG United), Elyse Vilsaint (SG United) and Diego Marles (B&R).
For the second time in the 12-year history of the Soccer Challenge Cup, a back-to- back champion has been crowned. (more…)
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO | Shelter Island Bucks General Manager Dave Gurney said he would assist anyone interested in running the team in 2015.
The Shelter Island Bucks team is looking for new leadership.
The Bucks have been a big part of summer life on the Island the past three years, but now one of the men who brought baseball to Fiske Field, Dave Gurney, is stepping down from the day-to-day running of the team. (more…)
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Bucks season ended with a home loss to Southampton Saturday in the HCBL Championship series
After ten innings of baseball Saturday evening at Fiske Field, the Southampton Breakers found themselves dogpiling and hoisting a trophy as the 2014 Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League Champions.
The one seed Breakers downed the Shelter Island Bucks 7-5 in game two of the best of three series to win the championship. The win was the 10th in a row for Southampton. (more…)