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11/06/17 2:00pm
CHRISTINE GALLAGHER PHOTO Girls Cros scountry Class D County Champions. From left, Isabella Sherman, Francesca Frasco, Emma Gallagher, Lindsey Gallagher, Emma Martinez Majdisova, and Lauren Gurney, accompanied by individual state qualifiers Pierson’s Caroline Jungck, Stony Brook’s Sarah Wong, Pierson’s Penelope Greene and Southold’s Olivia Lynch.

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Girls Cros scountry Class D County Champions. From left, Isabella Sherman, Francesca Frasco, Emma Gallagher, Lindsey Gallagher, Emma Martinez Majdisova, and Lauren Gurney, accompanied by individual state qualifiers Pierson’s Caroline Jungck, Stony Brook’s Sarah Wong, Pierson’s Penelope Greene and Southold’s Olivia Lynch.

Qualifying cross country races to move up to state finals were held November 3 at Sunken Meadow State Park.

Both Shelter Island’s teams won the county, as well as League Championships for their third consecutive year. (more…)

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10/31/17 10:00am
ROBERT O’ROURKE PHOTO Kal Lewis competing at the Suffolk County cross country divisional finals October 26 at Sunken Meadow State Park.

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Kal Lewis competing at the Suffolk County cross country divisional finals October 26 at Sunken Meadow State Park.

The races are called, by cross country athletes, coaches and fans, “Divisions.”

Divisions are held on the famously — or infamously — difficult 5K course at Sunken Meadow State Park in Kings Park. The meet is a necessity because without it, runners are not permitted to compete in state qualifiers (States”) held at the same location, a week later. (more…)

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09/26/17 10:00am
BRYAN GALLAGHER PHOTO Freshmen varsity cross country runners, with medals, after a meet September 23 at Sunken Meadow State Park. From left, Tyler Gulluscio, Jason Green, Domingo Gil, Brandon Payano, Matthew Strauss, Theo Olinkiewicz and 8th grader Pacey Cronin. Not pictured, freshman Nicholas Mamimashvili.

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Freshmen varsity boys cross country runners, with medals, after a meet September 23 at Sunken Meadow State Park. From left, Tyler Gulluscio, Jason Green, Domingo Gil, Brandon Payano, Matthew Strauss, Theo Olinkiewicz and 8th grader Pacey Cronin. Not pictured, freshman Nicholas Mamimashvili.

The calendar says fall has arrived, but has it?

After the cross country season got off to a fast start the first week, Mother Nature had different plans for cross country this past week. (more…)

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11/08/16 10:24am
CHRISTINE GALLAGHER PHOTO The championship Shelter Island School cross country teams. Front row, from left, Abigail Kotula, Lily Garrison, Emma Gallagher, Caitlin Binder, Francesca Frasco, Lauren Gurney, Emma Martinez Majdisova, Lindsey Gallagher and Justine Karen. Back row, form left, Coach Bryan Gallagher, Will Garrison, Kal Lewis, Joshua Green, Jack Lang, Michael Payano, Coach Bryan Knipfing and Coach Jason Green.

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The championship Shelter Island School cross country teams. Front row, from left, Abigail Kotula, Lily Garrison, Emma Gallagher, Caitlin Binder, Francesca Frasco, Lauren Gurney, Emma Martinez Majdisova, Lindsey Gallagher and Justine Karen. Back row, form left, Coach Bryan Gallagher, Will Garrison, Kal Lewis, Joshua Green, Jack Lang, Michael Payano, Coach Bryan Knipfing and Coach Jason Green.

For the second year in a row, both the boys and girls Shelter Island School’s cross country teams captured the Class D County and League 8 Championship titles. Hearty congratulations to all the members of the teams for another season of hard work and continuing success. (more…)

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10/21/16 8:00am
CHRISTINE GALLAGHER PHOTOS Lindsey Gallagher cresting the hill during the varsity girls cross country race against Pierson for the League Championship on Tuesday, October 18 at Goat Hill.

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Lindsey Gallagher cresting the hill during the varsity girls cross country race against Pierson for the League Championship on Tuesday, October 18 at Goat Hill.

Under a dark and nearly full moon sky, the Shelter Island varsity boys and girls cross country teams boarded the first ferry for Greenport on Saturday, October 15. We then joined the Southold varsity cross country teams and shared a bus for this season’s longest road trip to date. Our destination, Warwick, Rhode Island for the Brown University Cross Country Northeast High School Championships. (more…)