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07/19/17 10:39am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO A Bucks pick-off attempt at Fiske Field Tuesday comes up short by a whisker as a Southampton Breaker dives safely back to the bag.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO A Bucks pick-off attempt at Fiske Field Tuesday comes up short by a whisker as a Southampton Breaker dives safely back to the bag.

Jacob Stracner reached base safely in all five of his plate appearances on Tuesday evening at Fiske Field as the Shelter Island Bucks hosted the Southampton Breakers in a Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League (HCBL) contest. (more…)

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06/29/17 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Bucks catcher Ryan Smoot throwing to second base under the watchful eyes of a professional scout at the Hampton Collegiate Baseball League Scout Day in Westhampton Beach Tuesday.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Bucks catcher Ryan Smoot throwing to second base under the watchful eyes of a professional scout at the Hampton Collegiate Baseball League Scout Day in Westhampton Beach Tuesday.

New York Yankee scout Cesar Presbott stood close by as Shelter Island Bucks catcher Ryan Smoot caught practice pitches and fired throws to second base. “Quick hands, quick feet, let’s go, good throws!” the scout urged. (more…)

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07/22/16 10:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Ben Schragger pitching against the Westhampton Aviators.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Ben Schragger pitching against the Westhampton Aviators.

On Monday, July 18 the Shelter Island Bucks resumed a rain-delayed Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League contest from July 7, which had been called in the fourth inning with the Bucks down 5-2 to the Montauk Mustangs at Fiske Field.

Matters did not improve for the home team as the Mustangs sent 16 men to the plate, scoring 11 times on just three hits in the inning. (more…)

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07/13/16 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Walker Imwalle pulling a low and inside pitch over the right field fence in a game at Fiske Field last week against the Sag Harbor Whalers.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Walker Imwalle pulling a low and inside pitch over the right field fence in a game at Fiske Field last week against the Sag Harbor Whalers.

The Shelter Island Bucks welcomed the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League (HCBL) leading Westhampton Aviators on Tuesday and bowed 7-3 at a sun-drenched Fiske Field.

Island pitchers recorded 13 strikeouts and allowed twelve hits as the Aviators earned their 20th win of the season against just nine defeats. The Bucks are in last place in the HCBL with an 8-17-1 record. (more…)

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06/15/16 8:27am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO |

REPORTER FILE PHOTO |

The Shelter Island Bucks nearly stole one Tuesday evening at Fiske Field against the Westhampton Aviators.

But after 11 innings of play with the score knotted at three runs apiece, a Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League rule kicked in and the game was declared a tie. (more…)