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07/22/16 10:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Ben Schragger pitching against the Westhampton Aviators.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Ben Schragger pitching against the Westhampton Aviators.

On Monday, July 18 the Shelter Island Bucks resumed a rain-delayed Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League contest from July 7, which had been called in the fourth inning with the Bucks down 5-2 to the Montauk Mustangs at Fiske Field.

Matters did not improve for the home team as the Mustangs sent 16 men to the plate, scoring 11 times on just three hits in the inning. (more…)

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07/13/16 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Walker Imwalle pulling a low and inside pitch over the right field fence in a game at Fiske Field last week against the Sag Harbor Whalers.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Walker Imwalle pulling a low and inside pitch over the right field fence in a game at Fiske Field last week against the Sag Harbor Whalers.

The Shelter Island Bucks welcomed the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League (HCBL) leading Westhampton Aviators on Tuesday and bowed 7-3 at a sun-drenched Fiske Field.

Island pitchers recorded 13 strikeouts and allowed twelve hits as the Aviators earned their 20th win of the season against just nine defeats. The Bucks are in last place in the HCBL with an 8-17-1 record. (more…)

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06/15/16 8:27am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO |

REPORTER FILE PHOTO |

The Shelter Island Bucks nearly stole one Tuesday evening at Fiske Field against the Westhampton Aviators.

But after 11 innings of play with the score knotted at three runs apiece, a Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League rule kicked in and the game was declared a tie. (more…)

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06/06/16 10:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO The Bucks showed hustle and determination in their first two games over the weekend. Above, Jesse Russo slides into third with a successful steal against Riverhead in the Bucks 9-4 loss Friday afternoon.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO The Bucks showed hustle and determination in their first two games over the weekend. Above, Jesse Russo of SUNY  Old Westbury slides into third with a successful steal against Riverhead in the Bucks 9-4 loss Friday afternoon.

The Shelter Island Bucks stumbled out of the gate on the first weekend of the 2016 Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League (HCBL) season, dropping two games before their hometown crowd.

The Bucks lost 9-4 to the Riverhead Tomcats Friday afternoon to open the season at Fiske Field and 7-2 to the visiting Montauk Mustangs Saturday. A doubleheader on the road against Riverhead was rained out Sunday. (more…)

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05/24/16 12:00pm
AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO The new map of Shelter Island produced by the Chamber of Commerce and designed by Designed by Louise O’Regan Clark of Shelter Island Graphics.

AMBROSE CLANCY PHOTO The new map of Shelter Island produced by the Chamber of Commerce and designed by Louise O’Regan Clark of Shelter Island Graphics.

With a colorful reimagining of its free, iconic Shelter Island map and a recent update of its website, the Shelter Island Chamber of Commerce celebrated its entry into the digital age at its annual membership meeting May 19.

“As you can see we’ve been busy,” the chamber’s president, Art Williams, told the 80 or so members gathered at the Pridwin Hotel. The members also heard updates on a public rest room at Volunteer Park, the annual crafts fair, the rubber duck race and ideas for a new event in December. (more…)