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06/05/18 12:00pm
KRISTINA LANGE PHOTO Kal Lewis surging to the lead during the 1,6000 meter run at the State Qualifiers held at Comsewogue High School in Port Jefferson Station on June 2.

KRISTINA LANGE PHOTO Kal Lewis surging to the lead during the 1,600 meter run at the State Qualifiers held at Comsewogue High School in Port Jefferson Station on June 2.

This past weekend Section XI, Suffolk County’s high school athletic governing body, hosted the spring track individual championships, also known as State Qualifiers at Comsewogue High School in Port Jefferson Station.

Of 7,000 athletes who compete in varsity public high school spring track in Suffolk County, only about 10 percent earn the honor of competing. Representing Shelter Island, four Indians, seniors Joshua Green and Lindsey Gallagher and sophomores Kal Lewis and Emma Gallagher earned the honor of being invited to compete at State Qualifiers. (more…)

03/22/18 4:30pm
BRYAN GALLAGHER PHOTO Joshua Green, right,  during the New York State Winter Track Championships Saturday at the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex in Staten Island.

BRYAN GALLAGHER PHOTO Joshua Green, right, during the New York State Winter Track Championships Saturday at the Ocean Breeze Athletic Complex in Staten Island.

Three of Shelter Island’s most accomplished student track stars came to Monday night’s Board of Education meeting to thank their coaches, administration and school board members for supporting a program they said has been one of the best experiences of their educational careers. (more…)

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02/14/18 10:00am
CHRISTINE GALLAGHER PHOTO Joshua Green, in blue, running the 1,000 meter race ,moments before making his move.

CHRISTINE GALLAGHER PHOTO
Joshua Green, in blue, running the 1,000 meter race ,moments before making his move.

On Monday, February 12, the Suffolk County Public High School Individual Championships were held at Suffolk Community College’s Brentwood Campus.

The Individual Championships, which is essentially the County Championships, are also known as the State Qualifiers because the season all comes down to one race — this race — to decide who goes to the New York State High School Championships. The New York State Championships bring together public and private high schools statewide.

Last year, we had one athlete, senior Lindsey Gallagher, qualify for the State Qualifiers. This year, we are proud to report, that three of our athletes qualified. Senior Lindsey Gallagher qualified for the 600 meter run, senior Joshua Green qualified for the 1,000 meter run and sophomore Kal Lewis qualified for the 1,600 meter run. (more…)

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02/06/18 4:30pm
LAUREN GURNEY PHOTO Emma Gallagher in traffic during the 600 meter dash.

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…)