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07/06/17 3:12pm
JULIE LANE PHOTO Elle Foard, 7, learns the basics of pitching from her dad, Mark, assistant general manager of the Shelter Island Bucks, during the first baseball clinic the team held with local kids at Fiske Field Thursday morning.

JULIE LANE PHOTO Elle Foard, 7, learns the basics of pitching from her dad, Mark, assistant general manager of the Shelter Island Bucks, during the first baseball clinic the team held with local kids at Fiske Field Thursday morning.

Among the many ways in which the Shelter Island Bucks give back to the community, each summer is a baseball clinic they organize for kids in the community. (more…)

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07/05/17 2:33pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Bucks lefty Patrick Clyne, sporting an 0.88 ERA, in action July 1 against the Southampton Breakers at Fiske Field.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Bucks lefty Patrick Clyne, sporting an 0.88 ERA, in action July 1 against the Southampton Breakers at Fiske Field.

The Shelter Island Bucks welcomed the Sag Harbor Whalers back to Fiske Field on the morning of Independence Day looking for a little revenge against its Hampton Collegiate Baseball League rival.

After dropping a home double-header over the weekend and being just 1-4 on the season versus the last place Whalers (8-18), the Bucks showed why they are contenders for the HCBL championship this year. (more…)

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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…)

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06/27/17 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Matt Rubayo out of the box on his way to a double to right Sunday at Fiske Field against North Fork Ospreys.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Matt Rubayo out of the box on his way to a double to right Sunday at Fiske Field against North Fork Ospreys.

Nearing the halfway point of their 41 game regular season schedule, the Shelter Island Bucks of the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League (HCBL) stand in third place with a record of 10-8-1. They are 6-4 over their last ten games. (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…)