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08/02/15 6:26am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO We are the champions. The Shelter Island Bucks raise high the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League Championship trophy on Aviator Field in Westhampton after sweeping the series Saturday for the Island's first league championship.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO All for one! The Shelter Island Bucks raise high the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League Championship trophy on Aviator Field in Westhampton after sweeping the series Saturday for the Island’s first league championship.

The Shelter Island Bucks are Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League champions.

The Bucks¬†swept the HCBL Championship Series against the Westhampton Aviators Saturday night in a best-of-three matchup to cap a season to remember in Island baseball history. (more…)

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08/01/15 7:03am
BEVERLEA WAZ PHOTO RJ Going leading off for the Bucks in the first inning with a home run. The Bucks never trailed, winning the first game of the HCBL Championship Series 10-3

BEVERLEA WAZ PHOTO RJ Going leading off for the Bucks in the first inning with a home run. The Bucks never trailed, winning the first game of the HCBL Championship Series 10-3

The Shelter Island Bucks scored 231 times in the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League regular season this summer, more than 44 runs above the league average.

They blew out the Montauk Mustangs on two occasions to advance past the semifinal round of the HCBL playoffs. And on Friday evening at Fiske Field, they hung 10 runs on the visiting Westhampton Aviators in just five innings en route to a 1-0 lead in the best-of-three championship series. (more…)

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07/31/15 8:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Bucks play host to game one of the HCBL championship series at Fiske Field this afternoon at 4 p.m. against Westhampton.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Bucks play host to game one of the HCBL championship series at Fiske Field this afternoon at 4 p.m. against Westhampton.

After the Shelter Island Bucks survived a grueling three-game semifinal series against Montauk, the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League regular season champs return to action this afternoon against the Westhampton Aviators. (more…)

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07/30/15 8:05am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Pitcher Anthony Alicki improved his record to a perfect 8-0 on the season, sending the Bucks into the HCBL championship round

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Pitcher Anthony Alicki improved his record to a perfect 8-0 on the season, sending the Bucks into the HCBL championship round

For the second consecutive year, the Shelter Island Bucks will play for the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League Championship.

After splitting a pair of games with the Montauk Mustangs on Monday and Tuesday, the Bucks cruised past their southern rivals in the decisive third game, scoring 8 runs early and staving off a late Montauk comeback attempt to win 10-3. (more…)

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07/29/15 7:00am
REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Bucks play this afternoon against Montauk, hoping to move on to the HCBL championship series.

REPORTER FILE PHOTO | The Bucks play this afternoon against Montauk, hoping to move on to the HCBL championship series.

A night after their best defensive performance of the season, the Shelter Island Bucks came out flat on the road against the Montauk Mustangs, losing 9-4.

The loss sends the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League semifinal series to a decisive third game at Fiske Field on Wednesday afternoon. (more…)