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05/18/16 2:00pm
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Shelter Island Bucks open the 2016 season the first weekend in June.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Shelter Island Bucks open the 2016 season the first weekend in June.

Shelter Island’s boys of summer are ready to roll. Shelter Island Bucks General Manager Frank Emmett and his staff have filled a 25-man roster for this season that includes players from 12 states.

The Bucks, reigning champions of the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League (HCBL), open the 2016 season with two home games at Fiske Field on Friday, June 3 and Saturday, June 4. First pitch for both games is at 5 p.m. (more…)

05/09/16 10:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO High fives all around from the Bucks at a game last year at Fiske Field.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO High fives all around from the Bucks at a game last year at Fiske Field.

Heads up, Islanders, spring is here and we’re set for new season for the Shelter Island Bucks.

This year’s team — the defending Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League champions — will soon be arriving with the 2015 HCBL trophy and a bat signed by each member of last year’s team.

Fiske Field has been rolled and the grass is a brilliant green thanks to all those rainy spring days. There are new dugouts ready and waiting and the players are expected to be on the Island the first day of June. The first two games, both at home, will be played that week.

That’s the good news. Now we have to take a short look at the bad news and come together to solve a problem. (more…)

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03/22/16 10:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO The Shelter Island Bucks were champions of the Hampton Collegiate Baseball League last summer and will be making a bid to repeat this summer.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO| The Shelter Island Bucks were champions of the Hampton Collegiate Baseball League last summer and will be making a bid to repeat this summer.

Spring is here and that means — among other things —  that the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League champion Shelter Island Bucks will soon be returning here for their summer season. (more…)

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02/10/16 8:00am
CAROL GALLIGAN PHOTO | New Bucks General Manager Frank Emmett, left, greets new Assistant Coach Peter Baron at the Islander last week.

CAROL GALLIGAN PHOTO | New Bucks General Manager Frank Emmett, left, greets new Assistant Coach Peter Baron at the Islander last week.

The stars were aligned this past month when players and events came together and the Shelter Island Bucks — the defending champions of the Hampton’s Collegiate Baseball League — found their assistant coach for the coming season. (more…)