08/05/14 12:05pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | The 2014 Shelter Island Bucks.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | The 2014 Shelter Island Bucks.

How do the 2014 Shelter Island Bucks find something positive to take away after being swept in the finals for the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League championship?

Easy. Talk to the team and you hear of a summer filled with success for the college ballplayers who called the Island home for two months. (more…)

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07/29/14 8:00am
CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Bucks Manager Jon Karcich led his team to its first playoff victory in team history Monday over the Sag Harbor Whalers.

CHARITY ROBEY PHOTO | Bucks Manager Jon Karcich led his team to its first playoff victory in team history Monday over the Sag Harbor Whalers.

The Shelter Island Bucks are one win away from playing for the championship of the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League.

The Bucks won the first playoff game in team history in style Monday evening, defeating the Sag Harbor Whalers 11-2 on the road in the opening game of their best-of-three HBCL semifinal playoff series. (more…)

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07/21/14 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Trevor Freeman sliding safely into second against the Riverhead Tomcats Sunday at Fiske Field.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Trevor Freeman sliding safely into second against the Riverhead Tomcats Sunday at Fiske Field.

With a chance to move into first place in the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League Sunday evening at Fiske Field, the Shelter Island Bucks came up just short of the opportunity. In front of a packed house in their second to last regular season home game of the season, the Bucks fell 3-2 to the Riverhead Tomcats. (more…)

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07/16/14 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Bucks won their first two games to start the second half of the season.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Bucks won their first two games to start the second half of the season.

After winning their first two games out of the All-Star break, the Shelter Island Bucks are in good shape going forward with their 16-14 record. The Bucks are currently in third place in the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League and just a game out of first. The top four teams will go to the to the playoffs. (more…)

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07/07/14 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Bucks notched their most impressive win of the season Sunday against Riverhead.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Bucks notched their most impressive win of the season Sunday against Riverhead.

The Shelter Island Bucks victory Sunday evening at Fiske Field over the Riverhead Tomcats stopped the bleeding after dropping four games in a row last week.

The 6-2 win was also the most impressive victory for the Bucks this season. (more…)