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08/01/14 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Bucks go in to today's opening game of the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League championship series in Southampton brimming with confidence.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Bucks go in to today’s opening game of the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League championship series in Southampton brimming with confidence.

When the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League Championship Series kicks off this afternoon, the matchup will be an example of from worst to first. (more…)

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07/28/14 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO |  Strong pitching carried the Bucks to the playoffs and will be key to their success in the post season. Above, Isaac OBear of Grambling State University pitched to a  1.38 ERA during the regular season.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Strong pitching carried the Bucks to the playoffs and will be key to their success in the post season. Above, Isaac OBear of Grambling State University pitched to a 1.38 ERA during the regular season.

After missing the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League playoffs last season, the Shelter Island Bucks will be seeing postseason action in 2014.

A 21-19 record secured the Bucks’ the third seed in the playoffs. They will face the second seeded Sag Harbor Whalers in a best of three series. (more…)

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07/24/14 12:06pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO| Troy Socca launching a three run homer in the fifth inning against Montauk Wednesday at Fiske Field. The Bucks went on to win 8-1.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO| Troy Socca launching a three run homer in the fifth inning against Montauk Wednesday at Fiske Field. The Bucks went on to win 8-1.

The Shelter Island Bucks’ offense came alive in their final regular season home game of the season Wednesday evening with an  8-1 victory over the Montauk Mustangs.

The win improved the Bucks’ record to two games over .500  at19-17 and kept them close for a Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League (HCBL) playoff spot. The Islanders are now tied for third place in the league with the Riverhead Tomcats, trailing the first place North Fork Ospreys by a single game. (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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07/07/14 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…)