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09/20/17 2:00pm
CHRISTINE GALLAGHER PHOTO The first race of the year for the Shelter Island High School boys cross country team at Pierson September 12. From left, Jason Green, Michael Payano, Kal Lewis, Joshua Green, Tyler Gulluscio, Jack Lang, Brandon Payano, Matthew Strauss, Roi Carbajal, Jonas Kinsey, Alberto Morales and Theo Olinkiewicz. Not shown, Pacey Cronin, behind Lewis.

CHRISTINE GALLAGHER PHOTO
The first race of the year for the Shelter Island High School boys cross country team at Pierson September 12. From left, Jason Green, Michael Payano, Kal Lewis, Joshua Green, Tyler Gulluscio, Jack Lang, Brandon Payano, Matthew Strauss, Roi Carbajal, Jonas Kinsey, Alberto Morales and Theo Olinkiewicz. Not shown, Pacey Cronin, behind Lewis.

On September 12, the Shelter Island High School boys and girls cross country teams ran their first official dual meet of the season against the Pierson High School teams. (more…)

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09/13/17 10:00am
CHRISTINE GALLAGHER PHOTO The Shelter Island School cross country teams. Front row:from left, Francesca Frasco, Matthew Strauss, Theo Olinkiewicz, Domingo Gil, Nicholas Mamisashvili, Brandon Payano, Tyler Gulluscio, Jason Green, and Lindsey Gallagher. Middle row, from left, Emma Gallagher, Lauren Gurney, Justine Karen and Isabella Sherman. Back row, from left, Emma Martinez Majdisova, Pacey Cronin, Alberto Morales, Roi Carbajal, Michael Payano, Jack Lang, Jonas Kinsey, Joshua Green and Kal Lewis.

CHRISTINE GALLAGHER PHOTO The Shelter Island School cross country teams. Front row, from left, Francesca Frasco, Matthew Strauss, Theo Olinkiewicz, Domingo Gil, Nicholas Mamisashvili, Brandon Payano, Tyler Gulluscio, Jason Green, and Lindsey Gallagher. Middle row, from left, Emma Gallagher, Lauren Gurney, Justine Karen and Isabella Sherman. Back row, from left, Emma Martinez Majdisova, Pacey Cronin, Alberto Morales, Roi Carbajal, Michael Payano, Jack Lang, Jonas Kinsey, Joshua Green and Kal Lewis.

BY JUSTINE KAREN

For some, autumn means it’s time to don a sweater and go apple picking. To others, it warns of the approach of a rapid fire holiday season. But to the current 21 members of the Shelter Island School cross country teams and their coaches, Bryan Gallagher and Toby Green, fall ushers in a new season of competition. (more…)

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09/30/15 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Caitlin Binder overtaking a Pierson runner in the Shelter Island School varsity girls cross country team’s victory Tuesday, September 29.

COURTESY PHOTO Caitlin Binder overtaking a Pierson runner in the Shelter Island School varsity girls cross country team’s victory on  Tuesday, September 29.

On Saturday, September 26, the Shelter Island School boys and girls cross country teams traveled to Sunken Meadow State Park for the Suffolk Coaches Cross Country Invitational, where the teams competed in a variety of races from 1.5 miles to 5K race.

The Meadow, as it is known, with its gnarly hill climbs, is steeped in Long Island cross country tradition going back over 60 years. (more…)