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Lucas Quigley-Dunning draining a 3-pointer, one of five he made from downtown in Shelter Island’s victory over the Pierson Whalers 70-62 at home on December 1.
On Saturday afternoon, the Shelter Island School boys varsity basketball team defeated the Pierson Whalers 70-62 before a spirited home crowd at Shelter Island School.
Dan Martin scored 24 points and Lucas Quigley-Dunning made five 3-pointers as the Indians withstood a dramatic second-half comeback by the Whalers to notch their first victory of the young season.
“It was a gutsy performance,” Coach Jay Card Jr. said after the game. “We let them back into the game in the third quarter, but we didn’t fold.” (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Walter Richards bringing the ball up on the break against Southold Monday night
Coming off a lopsided road loss against the powerhouse Greenport Porters on February 2, the Shelter Island School boys varsity basketball team hosted the Southold Settlers three days later and played a high-scoring thriller, only to go down in defeat, 73-63. (more…)
BOB DeSTEFANO PHOTO Let it snow. Our columnist’s driveway.
Did you ever notice how some things can be so beautiful and at the same time really ugly?
Every winter I feel that way about snow. Not many things are more attractive or more beautiful than the first snowfall. On the flip side, driving home from work on slick, sub-freezing temperature roads, not much could be uglier. (more…)
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…)
Thanks to a good samaritan who smelled oil and turned to see it gushing from underneath a car in the Center Post Office lot, what could have been a tragedy was averted Thursday shortly before noon. (more…)