FRANCESCA FRASCO PHOTO From left, Theo Olinkiewicz, Jason Green and, farther down the line Jack Lang in the Shelter Island colors, at the first race of the varsit y spring track season.
Varsity spring track for returned to Shelter Island School this year. After nearly 10 years, the school now has a varsity boys team and a varsity girls team.
Spring track is run outdoors on a 400-meter track, as opposed to the 200-meter indoor track during the winter season. Outdoors usually favors the athletes since athletes run slightly faster times outdoors because the outside air is easier to breathe and the turns are not as sharp as the small track.
But there are trade-offs. (more…)
The Shelter Island School boys’ varsity basketball team traveled to Greenport on Friday, February 2 for a game against the undefeated Porters, who now have a perfect 10-0 record in League VIII. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Domily Gil, left, received congratulations from Sarah Lewis and other teammates after her inside the park home run April 20 against Center Moriches.
While April showers have postponed a few games and the spring break disrupted practice schedules, the Shelter Island softball team is back on the field and looking forward to the second half of the season. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Domily Gil driving into the paint.
The girls on the Shelter Island School junior varsity basketball team are having a fun and successful season. It’s been challenging and filled with growth, but also tempered with many wins along the way. As of January 29, the team was 6-6 with four games left. (more…)
ROBERT O’ROURK PHOTO
Familiar ground for boys cross country leader Kal Lewis running last year at Sunken Meadow State Park, where the Island’s teams competed again this week.
Since Coach Bryan Gallagher is away for work this week, he was unable to attend Tuesday’s meet.
Nonetheless, as any competitive runner will tell you, cross country waits for no one. Indeed, that is particularly true of Shelter Island’s teams. (more…)