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02/01/18 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Keith Taplin battles for position under the boards as Luke Gilpin goes strong to the hoop in the boys varsity home loss against Pierson Monday night.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Keith Taplin battles for position under the boards as Luke Gilpin goes strong to the hoop in the boys varsity home loss against Pierson Monday night.

After an inspirational road win against Ross on January 24, the Shelter Island School boys varsity basketball team took a 81-54 loss to the visiting Pierson Whalers Monday night. (more…)

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12/28/17 11:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO All for one. The Shelter Island volleyball teams stayed strong and together over the course of his season.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
All for one. The Shelter Island volleyball teams stayed strong and together over the course of his season.

Shelter Island volleyball had a new look in 2017.

We lost seven players to graduation in June, leaving only three returning varsity players. Laura Mayo took over the reins of the junior varsity team from Jim Theinert, a three-year veteran of the position. On the books it looked like a rebuilding year, but the varsity matched its record from 2016, and the JV was stronger than the previous year. (more…)

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10/18/17 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Stayin’ alive! Sarah Lewis at the net gets up to keep the Blue and Gray battling for the point

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Stayin’ alive! Sarah Lewis at the net gets up to keep the Blue and Gray battling for the point

As an athletic season unfolds, one of the most edifying things for a coach is seeing athletes “get it” and become confident in their knowledge and skills of the game. (more…)

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09/21/17 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO At the net, fighting for every point, #12 Lyng Coyne, #5 Isabelle Topliff and #19 Amelia Clark,

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
At the net, fighting for every point, #12 Lyng Coyne, #5 Isabelle Topliff and #19 Amelia Clark,

The mantra of the Shelter Island School volleyball teams is to “play well and have fun,” and another focus is “progress, not perfection.” The team has taken both of those to heart. (more…)

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09/12/17 9:59am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO  The shleter Island volleyball players practicng Monday for an upcoming match against the Pierson Whalers on Wednesday, September 13. From left, Bella Springer, Audrey Wood and Jane Richards.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
The Shelter Island volleyball players practicing Monday for an upcoming match against the Pierson Whalers on Wednesday, September 13. From left, Bella Springer, Audrey Wood and Jane Richards.

The Shelter Island volleyball teams have been in the gym since August 21, so being in school wasn’t new.

However, they brought a stepped up attitude to the court September 6, the first day of school when the visiting Bishop McGann-Mercy Monarchs arrived. (more…)