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Kal Lewis competing at the Suffolk County cross country divisional finals October 26 at Sunken Meadow State Park.
The races are called, by cross country athletes, coaches and fans, “Divisions.”
Divisions are held on the famously — or infamously — difficult 5K course at Sunken Meadow State Park in Kings Park. The meet is a necessity because without it, runners are not permitted to compete in state qualifiers (States”) held at the same location, a week later. (more…)
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Freshmen varsity boys cross country runners, with medals, after a meet September 23 at Sunken Meadow State Park. From left, Tyler Gulluscio, Jason Green, Domingo Gil, Brandon Payano, Matthew Strauss, Theo Olinkiewicz and 8th grader Pacey Cronin. Not pictured, freshman Nicholas Mamimashvili.
The calendar says fall has arrived, but has it?
After the cross country season got off to a fast start the first week, Mother Nature had different plans for cross country this past week. (more…)
ROBERT O’ROURK PHOTO | Kal Lewis on his way to a second place finish 6 seconds behind the top runner at Suffolk County Division championships Tuesday
On Tuesday, October 27, the Shelter Island School boys and girls cross country teams competed in the Suffolk County division championships at Sunken Meadow State Park in Kings Park. The division championships are 5K races that serve as a mandatory prerequisite to compete in the county championships. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | The Shelter Island volleyball team at the Smithtown West tournament Saturday, October 24, watching other teams compete. Coach Cindy Belt said, “I like the personalities revealed by their stances.”
The postseason is here.
The Shelter Island School volleyball team had a non-league game and tournament this past week and will be playing a few scrimmages to keep sharp as we prepare for the Section XI Suffolk County championship on Monday, November 9. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO The Shelter Island School’s girls cross country team at the start of a race Tuesday at Goat Hill.
Driving rain, check. Blustery winds, check. Cold temperatures, check. Welcome to cross country races. (more…)