Shelter Island volleyball is back and the teams are on the right track.
In action since August 20, Shelter Island’s volleyball team has 24 athletes between the varsity and JV squad, with the potential of two others joining now that school is in session.
This is by far the highest number of athletes we’ve had in the gym in years. With “Big Sisters” and “Little Sisters” paired between varsity and JV, we are also enjoying a positive, supportive learning environment. (more…)
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Emma Gallagher passing the baton to Francesca Frasco in the 4-by-400 relay at the East End Classic invitational on May 12 in East Hampton.
This past week brought an end to the regular season for our Shelter Island School varsity boys and girls spring track teams. The program, brought back to the school after more than a decade’s hiatus, has been a fun and successful season. (more…)
FRANCESCA FRASCO PHOTO From left, Theo Olinkiewicz, Jason Green and, farther down the line Jack Lang in the Shelter Island colors, at the first race of the varsit y spring track season.
Varsity spring track for returned to Shelter Island School this year. After nearly 10 years, the school now has a varsity boys team and a varsity girls team.
Spring track is run outdoors on a 400-meter track, as opposed to the 200-meter indoor track during the winter season. Outdoors usually favors the athletes since athletes run slightly faster times outdoors because the outside air is easier to breathe and the turns are not as sharp as the small track.
But there are trade-offs. (more…)
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Sarah Lewis makes the pitch with Emily Strauss at first in an earlier game this season.
The Shelter Island junior varsity softball team faced freezing weather and their cross-bay rivals, Greenport/Southold. (more…)
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Amira Lawrence driving the baseline during the January 5 home victory over Greenport/Southold.
The Shelter Island School girls junior varsity basketball team played a closely contested game against the Greenport/Southold Clippers on January 5, winning 25-24, advancing to a 4-4 record at the half-way point of the season. (more…)