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05/15/18 8:00am
CHRISTINE GALLAGHER PHOTO  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.

CHRISTINE GALLAGHER PHOTO
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…)

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04/23/18 4:30pm
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 varsity spring track season.

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…)

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01/09/17 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Amira Lawrence driving the baseline during the January 5 home victory over Greenport/Southold.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
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…)

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02/22/16 10:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Senior and Co-Captain Serina Kaasik has been an inspiration to her younger teammates on this year's Junior varsity basketball team.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Senior and Co-Captain Serina Kaasik has been an inspiration to her younger teammates on this year’s junior varsity basketball team.

Coach Mike Mundy started his first season with the junior varsity girls basketball team with eight athletes and ended with “6.5,” as he said, due to injury and the loss of an athlete who transferred.

His main goal this past season was to improve each player’s skills while building the team’s cohesion. The end of the season brought the young coach a sense of pride in his team’s accomplishments and an eagerness to be back in 2017. (more…)