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11/09/16 4:30pm
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO The varsity volleyball team played every game with a sense of teamwork and enthusiasm for their sport and for each other.

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO The varsity volleyball team played every game with a sense of teamwork and enthusiasm for their sport and for each other.

The November 8 playoff match at Hauppauge High School between Shelter Island School varsity volleyball team and Section IX’s Tuxedo Tornados marked the 13th consecutive year that we moved on to post season play.

With the classification numbers changing this year, the Class D playoffs look a bit different. The Island is now the only Class D volleyball school on Long Island. (more…)

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11/01/16 12:00pm
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Amira Lawrence, returning to the lineup, has been a shot of adrenaline for the Shelter Island varsity volleyball team.

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Amira Lawrence, returning to the lineup, has been a shot of adrenaline for the Shelter Island varsity volleyball team.

They say it’s never over until it’s over.

The Shelter Island volleyball varsity team had played well in their last match of the season against the Pierson Whalers on Tuesday, October 25, but had lost the match to the league leaders in three straight. That put our final league record at 3-7, below .500 which is normally required for playoff consideration, effectively ending our hopes to make it to the post season. But hang on — it’s been an unusual season. (more…)