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Rising up for Breast Cancer Awareness. Shelter Island volleyball players Lyng Coyne, left, and Audrey Wood at the “Dig Pink” event and game October 19.

As you entered Shelter Island’s gym doors on October 19 there was a big sign: “Dig Pink.” It wasn’t announcing a pastel ditch excavation party. (more…)

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01/27/16 10:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Jack Kimmelmann's foul shot on its way to the basket with 3.3 seconds remaining, giving Shelter Island a 42-41 win over Pierson Tuesday night.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Jack Kimmelmann’s foul shot on its way to the basket with 3.3 seconds remaining, giving Shelter Island a 42-41 win over Pierson Tuesday night.

It was a victory worthy of the build-up to Spirit Week and the annual pep rally.

On Tuesday night, January 26, the Shelter Island boys varsity basketball team had a huge win over long-time rivals, the Pierson Whalers.

Jack Kimmelmann was the hero of the evening, sinking a foul shot with just seconds remaining to give the Islanders a 42-41 win  in front of a loud and proud home crowd. (more…)

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12/30/15 10:00am
JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO | The 2014-2015 Shelter Island boys varsity basketball team. Front row, from left, Jack Kimmelmann, Peter Kropf, Billy Boeklen and Sawyer Clark. Second row from left, Coach Jay Card Jr., Semaj Lawrence, Tristan Wissemann, Johnny Sturges and Assistant Coach Jim Colligan.

JIM COLLIGAN PHOTO | The 2014-2015 Shelter Island boys varsity basketball team. Front row, from left, Jack Kimmelmann, Peter Kropf, Billy Boeklen and Sawyer Clark. Second row from left, Coach Jay Card Jr., Semaj Lawrence, Tristan Wissemann, Johnny Sturges and Assistant Coach Jim Colligan.

The 2014-15 Shelter Island School varsity boys basketball team’s season ended in front of their hometown fans, which was appropriate for the support the Island gave this feisty, never-say-die squad. (more…)

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11/03/15 2:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Whose idea was this? That would be Shelter Island School volleyball Coach Cindy Belt, who brought some laughter and team building to the squad’s Monday afternoon practice as they get ready for the playoffs.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Whose idea was this? That would be Shelter Island School volleyball Coach Cindy Belt, who brought some laughter and team building to the squad’s Monday afternoon practice as they get ready for the playoffs.

Since its last league game two weeks ago, the Shelter Island School volleyball team has been counting down to a meeting with the Pierson Whalers on Monday, November 9.

The County Finals and Section XI crown is on the line. The Whalers have become increasingly stronger, playing tougher than their 4-4 record would indicate. Shelter Island has 11 consecutive section titles in hand and we are looking to make it an even dozen this year. (more…)