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04/28/17 2:00pm
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.

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…)

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03/29/17 2:00pm
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Sarah Lewis makes the pitch with Emily Strauss at first in the varsity softball opener Monday against the McGann-Mercy Monarchs.

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Sarah Lewis makes the pitch with Emily Strauss at first in the varsity softball opener Monday against the McGann-Mercy Monarchs.

The rain Monday subsided in time for the Shelter Island varsity softball team’s first home game, a meeting with the Bishop McCann-Mercy Monarchs. The Islanders showed enthusiasm and team work but dropped their home opener. (more…)

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11/14/16 2:00pm
CHRISTINE GALLAGHER PHOTO Senior athlete Will Garrison nearing the finish line of his last cross country race at the state championships in upstate Chenango Valley State Park as members of the girls team cheer him on.

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Senior athlete Will Garrison nearing the finish line of his last cross country race at the state championships in upstate Chenango Valley State Park as members of the girls team cheer him on.

The Shelter Island School varsity boys and girls cross country teams spent a lot of time on the road last week to close out their seasons.

On November 9, the Suffolk County Cross Country Coaches Association honored the top athletes in the county at its annual Awards Ceremony Villa Lombardi’s in Holbrook. Many members of the boys and girls teams as well as their parents attended and dressed up for the occasion. The girls team — juniors Caitlin Binder, Francesca Frasco, Lindsey Gallagher, Isabella Sherman, sophomores Lily Garrison, Justine Karen, freshmen Emma Gallagher, Lauren Gurney, Abigail Kotula and 7th grader Emma Martinez Majdisova — were honored for earning the girls League and County Class D Championship titles. (more…)

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11/01/16 12:00pm
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Amira Lawrence, returning to the lineup, has been a shot of adrenaline for the Shelter Island varsity volleyball team.

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Amira Lawrence, returning to the lineup, has been a shot of adrenaline for the Shelter Island varsity volleyball team.

They say it’s never over until it’s over.

The Shelter Island volleyball varsity team had played well in their last match of the season against the Pierson Whalers on Tuesday, October 25, but had lost the match to the league leaders in three straight. That put our final league record at 3-7, below .500 which is normally required for playoff consideration, effectively ending our hopes to make it to the post season. But hang on — it’s been an unusual season. (more…)