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12/01/17 8:00am
JUSITNE KAREN PHOTO The Shelter Island junior varsity and varsity boys basketball teams doing stretches before a recent practice in school gym.

JUSITNE KAREN PHOTO
The Shelter Island junior varsity and varsity boys basketball teams doing stretches before a recent practice in school gym.

Both the Shelter Island School junior varsity and varsity boys basketball teams went down in defeat at Hampton Bays in a non-league season opener game. (more…)

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12/12/16 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Luke Gilpin driving against a Babylon opponent on December 9 in Shelter Island’s 70-28 home loss.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Luke Gilpin driving against a Babylon opponent on December 9 in Shelter Island’s 70-28 home loss.

After four non-league games, it’s become obvious that the young Shelter Island School varsity basketball team has been outmatched by bigger, stronger, older  more talented teams. (more…)

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11/29/16 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Varsity basketball player Luke Gilpin draws a crowd in traffic as Eric Thilberg cuts to the hoop in Monday night’s home loss to Hampton Bays.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Varsity basketball player Luke Gilpin draws a crowd in traffic as Eric Thilberg cuts to the hoop in Monday night’s home loss to Hampton Bays.

The Shelter Island School junior varsity and varsity boys basketball teams dropped their home openers in a non-league game against Hampton Bays Monday night.

In the JV game, the Indians were down 13-12 at the end of the first quarter. Center Nick Young had the hot hand, scoring 10 of his team-high 14 points in the opening period. Freshman guard Lucas Quigley Dunning contributed 9 points. (more…)

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02/12/16 12:23pm
COURTESY PHOTO | An injured red-tailed hawk perched on a fence post Thursday afternoon.

COURTESY PHOTO | An injured red-tailed hawk perched on a fence post Thursday afternoon.

K.C.  Bailey had noticed the red-tailed hawk circling above the bird feeder at her home on North Cartwright Road. And then looking out the window on Thursday, she saw the beautiful predator sitting on one of the posts of her fence.

When it hadn’t moved two hours later, Ms. Bailey knew something was wrong. (more…)