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Bryan Gallagher

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09/30/19 12:00pm

Olivia Overstreet, left, and Daria Kolmogorova, right, flanking an opposing runner, work together as they begin the climb up ‘Cardiac Hill’ at Sunken Meadow State Park on Sept. 28.

On Tuesday, Sept. 24, the Shelter Island varsity boys and girls cross country teams traveled to Indian Island County Park for their third league meet versus the Ross School. (more…)

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09/18/19 10:00am

From left, Junior Nicholas Mamisashvili, sophomore Pacey Cronin and junior Theo Olinkiewicz work as a pack to take down Pierson’s #4 and #5 runners to seal the boy’s victory.

On Tuesday the Shelter Island varsity boys and girls cross country teams traveled to Pierson for their second league meet at Sag Harbor’s Mashashimuet Park.

Upon arrival, we found out that the course we thought we would be racing was off limits. The old course was flat, but had a section that was under a foot of water from all the excess rain we’ve had this year. We had to walk and jog portions of the new course so all the athletes could navigate the four-loop 5K course. (more…)

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09/11/19 8:00am

The boys and girls cross country teams. Foreground, Madison Springer. Front row, from left, Daria Kolmogorova, Olivia Overstreet, Sophie Clark, Emma Gallagher, Kaitlyn Gulluscio, Michael Hand, Tyler Gulluscio and Jaxson Rylott. Back row, from left, Daniel Schulteis, Ariana Carter, Brandon Velasquez, Nicholas Mamisashvili, Theo Olinkiewicz, Jalill Carter, Pacey Cronin, Kal Lewis, Alberto Morales, Jason Green and Jonas Kinsey. Not pictured: Jennifer Fabian Santos and Domingo Gil.

On Tuesday, September 10, the Shelter Island varsity boys and girls cross country teams hosted Mattituck in their first league meet at the Shelter Island Country Club on Goat Hill. (more…)

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05/13/19 4:30pm

FRANCESCA FRASCO PHOTO Luke Lowell-Liszanckie pole vaulting 8 feet, 6 inches at East End Classic in East Hampton May 11.

It’s hard to believe, but spring temperatures finally decided to show up at the Shelter Island spring track teams’ last track and field invitational. In what has been a rarity this spring, sunny skies actually accompanied the warm temperatures. Both the varsity boys and girls teams traveled to East Hampton High School to compete in the East End Classic on Saturday, May 11. (more…)

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05/06/19 12:00pm

Shelter Island junior Kal Lewis took the lead during the final straightaway and won the 1,600-meter race in the St. Anthony’s Invitational Saturday in 4 minutes, 15.22 seconds.

The season has finally begun to wind down, and there was a lot of action over the last two weeks.

On Saturday, April 27, both the Shelter Island boys and girls varsity track teams traveled to the Westhampton Beach Track Invitational, on a blustery, 50-degree day. The boys competed in the morning, the girls in the afternoon. (more…)