BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Seniors were bid farewell at ceremonies before Friday’s home game against Smithtown Christian. From left, cheerleader Isabella Sherman, Wesley Congdon, Danny Boeklen and Luke Gilpin.
A Friday, February 9 home game against Smithtown Christian marked the end of the Shelter Island School varsity basketball season.
The junior varsity’s season ended earlier in week.
For senior athletes Ray Wesley Congdon, Daniel Boeklen and Luke Gilpin, the Friday night game was the last of their high school careers. (more…)
LAUREN GURNEY PHOTO Emma Gallagher in traffic during the 600 meter dash.
If you believe Punxsutawney Phil, there’s six more weeks of winter left. But there’s only a week of winter track left.
The championship season is underway. In order to qualify and compete at the small school championships, an athlete must have run one of the top 24 performances during the season. The best time run by each athlete is referred to as their seed time. (more…)
ISABELLA SHERMAN PHOTO Francesca Frasco handing off the baton to Lindsey Gallagher en route to a first place finish in the 4 x 200 meter relay at Suffolk County Community College’s Brentwood campus.
This past week Mother Nature certainly put the “winter” in winter track.
In Shelter Island School’s second season offering varsity boys and girls winter track, we currently have a roster of 17 athletes. Since the season began in early December we’ve been battling cold weather. We actually look forward to those days where it “warms up” to freezing. (more…)