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04/24/18 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Running hard up the line, Sarah Lewis beats the throw to first in the Shelter Island junior varsity softball team’s April 20 home game against Hauppauge.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Running hard up the line, Sarah Lewis beats the throw to first in the Shelter Island junior varsity softball team’s April 20 home game against Hauppauge.

Shelter Island School’s junior varsity softball team’s season, nearly three-quarters of the way through, has been one of extremes.

Wins are often by 10 runs or more; the same with losses. But on April 19, a windy, gray, spitting-rain day, Islip and the Islanders battled through several scoreless innings before the bats of the Blue and Gray were able overcome the Buccaneers’ able gloves. (more…)

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02/28/18 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Angelina Corbett-Rice breaking for the basket in the open court against McGann-Mercy Monday afternoon.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Angelina Corbett-Rice breaking for the basket in the open court against McGann-Mercy Monday afternoon.

There is always a special excitement to the first game of any new season. The girls junior high basketball team started their practices in late January, and when Monday, February 12 rolled around, the team had both the first-time jitters and first-time energy. (more…)

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02/12/18 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Seniors were bid farewell at ceremonies before Friday’s home game against Smithtown Christian. From left, cheerleader Isabella Sherman, Wesley Congdon, Danny Boeklen and Luke Gilpin.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Seniors were bid farewell at ceremonies before Friday’s home game against Smithtown Christian. From left, cheerleader Isabella Sherman, Wesley Congdon, Danny Boeklen and Luke Gilpin.

A Friday, February 9 home game against Smithtown Christian marked the end of the Shelter Island School varsity basketball season.

The junior varsity’s season ended earlier in week.

For senior athletes Ray Wesley Congdon, Daniel Boeklen and Luke Gilpin, the Friday night game was the last of their high school careers. (more…)