COURTESY PHOTO Breaking away. Kal Lewis, far out in front of the field, on his way to breaking the all-time freshman cross country record on Septermber 24 at the legendary Sunken Meadow course.
To any cross country athlete, Sunken Meadow State Park in Kings Park is the most well-known and toughest course Long Island has to offer.
“Toughest” comes in the form of the aptly named “Hernia Hill,” aka Snake Hill and its more formidable overlord, “Cardiac Hill.” (more…)
ROBERT O’ROURK PHOTO | Kal Lewis on his way to a second place finish 6 seconds behind the top runner at Suffolk County Division championships Tuesday
On Tuesday, October 27, the Shelter Island School boys and girls cross country teams competed in the Suffolk County division championships at Sunken Meadow State Park in Kings Park. The division championships are 5K races that serve as a mandatory prerequisite to compete in the county championships. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO | The Shelter Island School boys and girls cross county teams. Back row, from left, Coach Bryan Gallagher, Chanin Inturam, Joshua Green, Will Garrison, Kal Lewis, Jack Kimmelmann, Michael Payano, Liam Adipietro, Jonas Kinsey, Darien Hunter, Coach Bryan Knipfing, Jason Green and Coach Toby Green. Front row, Olivia Yeaman, Lily Garrison, Francesca Frasco, Emma Gallagher, team mascot Chase, Lindsay Gallagher, Caitlin Binder, Lauren Gurney, Justine Karen and Elizabeth Cummings. Not pictured, Tyler Gulluscio, Jack Lang and Walter Richards.
The Shelter Island School boys and girls cross country teams finished league play undefeated on Tuesday, beating Port Jefferson and coming away champions of Suffolk County’s League VIII. (more…)
BRYAN GALLAGHER PHOTO |The boys and girls cross country teams. Back row, from left, Olivia Yeaman, Francesca Frasco, Kal Lewis, Jack Lang, Liam Adipietro, Joshua Green, Sawyer Clark, Jack Kimmelmann, Michael Pavano, Elizabeth Cummings, Lauren Gurney. Front row, from left, Jonas Kinsey, Lindsay Gallagher, Caitlin Binder, Emma Gallagher, Lily Garrison.
On Thursday, October 8, under sunny skies, the Shelter Island School boys and girls varsity cross country teams raced at Red Creek Park in Hampton Bays at the Westhampton Cross Country Invitational. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO The Shelter Island School’s girls cross country team at the start of a race Tuesday at Goat Hill.
Driving rain, check. Blustery winds, check. Cold temperatures, check. Welcome to cross country races. (more…)