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06/29/17 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Bucks catcher Ryan Smoot throwing to second base under the watchful eyes of a professional scout at the Hampton Collegiate Baseball League Scout Day in Westhampton Beach Tuesday.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Bucks catcher Ryan Smoot throwing to second base under the watchful eyes of a professional scout at the Hampton Collegiate Baseball League Scout Day in Westhampton Beach Tuesday.

New York Yankee scout Cesar Presbott stood close by as Shelter Island Bucks catcher Ryan Smoot caught practice pitches and fired throws to second base. “Quick hands, quick feet, let’s go, good throws!” the scout urged. (more…)

06/11/17 11:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Matthew, left, and Brian Feinstein.

COURTESY PHOTO
Matthew, left, and Brian Feinstein.

Through the years, Shelter Island has been proud of its golfers. The way this year is panning out, that’s not going to change. Golfers continue to show we can play darn good golf right here on this little island.

Through the years we’ve enjoyed accomplishment after accomplishment and not just on our Island, but throughout the state and country. Just last week 61 year-old Jay Sessa was playing in a national event as the oldest player in the field. The week before that and the week after, Jay “Jake” Card III finished second in two major tournaments. (more…)

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07/22/16 10:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Ben Schragger pitching against the Westhampton Aviators.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Ben Schragger pitching against the Westhampton Aviators.

On Monday, July 18 the Shelter Island Bucks resumed a rain-delayed Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League contest from July 7, which had been called in the fourth inning with the Bucks down 5-2 to the Montauk Mustangs at Fiske Field.

Matters did not improve for the home team as the Mustangs sent 16 men to the plate, scoring 11 times on just three hits in the inning. (more…)

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07/13/16 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Walker Imwalle pulling a low and inside pitch over the right field fence in a game at Fiske Field last week against the Sag Harbor Whalers.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Walker Imwalle pulling a low and inside pitch over the right field fence in a game at Fiske Field last week against the Sag Harbor Whalers.

The Shelter Island Bucks welcomed the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League (HCBL) leading Westhampton Aviators on Tuesday and bowed 7-3 at a sun-drenched Fiske Field.

Island pitchers recorded 13 strikeouts and allowed twelve hits as the Aviators earned their 20th win of the season against just nine defeats. The Bucks are in last place in the HCBL with an 8-17-1 record. (more…)

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07/07/16 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Sam Ilario, hustling all the way, is safe on a play at the plate against Sag Harbor, July 3 at Fiske field..

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
Sam Ilario, hustling all the way, is safe on a play at the plate against Sag Harbor, July 3 at Fiske field..

The Shelter Island Bucks rode power hitting and a strong start by Ian Burns (Columbia U.) to a 5-2 victory over the Riverhead Tomcats at Fiske Field on Tuesday. Burns used a good fastball and a variety of off speed pitches to allow only one run over six innings in the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League contest. (more…)