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01/11/18 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Tristan Wissemann, center, flanked by Shelter Island School Athletic Hall of Famers Walter Richards, left, and Cori Cass, at Monday’s halftime ceremony that retired Wissemann’s jersey number. The three Shelter Island School players broke the 1,000-point mark in their varsity careers.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Tristan Wissemann, center, flanked by Shelter Island School Athletic Hall of Famers Walter Richards, left, and Cori Cass, at Monday’s halftime ceremony that retired Wissemann’s jersey number. The three Shelter Island School players broke the 1,000-point mark in their varsity careers.

On Monday evening, Tristan Wissemann received one of the highest honors a Shelter Island basketball player can achieve. (more…)

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11/21/17 12:00pm
JUSITNE KAREN PHOTO The Shelter Island junior varsity and varsity boys basketball teams doing stretches before a recent practice in school gym.

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The Shelter Island junior varsity and varsity boys basketball teams doing stretches before a recent practice in school gym.

Basketballs bounced between the gym floor and the outstretched hands of players at a recent evening practice for the Shelter Island School boys junior varsity and varsity teams under the watchful eyes and careful instructions of Coach Jay Card Jr. and Assistant Coach Peter Miedema. (more…)

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02/22/16 4:30pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Seniors and Semaj bid adieu. The Shelter Island School varsity basketball team says good bye after the 2015-16 season to, form left, Billy Boeklen, Henry Lang, Peter Kropf, Max Moroz, Jack Kimmelmann, Tristan Wissemann and Semaj Lawrence, who has completed his basketball eligibility.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Seniors and Semaj bid adieu. From left, Billy Boeklen, Henry Lang, Peter Kropf, Max Moroz, Jack Kimmelmann, Tristan Wissemann and Semaj Lawrence, who has completed his basketball eligibility.

Now that the season is over, Shelter Island High School boys varsity basketball Coach Jay Card Jr. said he was satisfied his squad accomplished many of its original goals.

What’s not satisfying is failing to achieve the ultimate goal — a Class D County championship. But the Bridgehampton Killer Bees — the defending New York State champions — were too tough for the Indians in the championship game on February 13. (more…)

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02/09/16 8:00am
GARRET MEADE PHOTO | Varsity basketball seniors Tristan Wissemann, left, and Billy Boeklen presenting commemorative “Phil” T-shirts shirts to Phil Reed’s family (brother and mother), prior to the game in Southold, Saturday, February 6.

GARRET MEADE PHOTO |
Varsity basketball seniors Tristan Wissemann, left, and Billy Boeklen presenting commemorative “Phil” T-shirts shirts to Phil Reed’s family (brother and mother), prior to the game in Southold, Saturday, February 6.

BY MICHAEL LEWIS | CONTRIBUTOR

Phil Reed was the type of guy who would give someone the shirt off his back.

So it was appropriate that a coaching colleague honored him with a shirt on Saturday, February 6. (more…)