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Mark Cappellino

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12/16/15 12:00pm
DANIEL DE MATO PHOTO| Tristan Wissemann goes up for two of his 35 points in Shelter Island's victory over Greenport Tuesday night.

DANIEL DE MATO PHOTO| Tristan Wissemann goes up for two of his 35 points in Shelter Island’s victory over Greenport Tuesday night.

The Shelter Island School boys varsity basketball team posted their third straight victory and first league win with a solid 69-55 victory over Greenport Tuesday night on the Porters’ home floor. (more…)

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12/15/15 8:00am
BEVELEA WALZ PHOTO | The Shelter Island School boys varsity basketball team.

BEVELEA WALZ PHOTO | The Shelter Island School boys varsity basketball team.

It was an unusually warm night for Friday, December 11 when the Shelter Island basketball fans gathered in the school gym for the first boys varsity home game of the season against East Rockaway.

Appropriately, the Island boys kept the heat on East Rockaway the whole game and won 74-53. (more…)

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12/12/15 3:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | The Shelter Island junior varsity boys basketball team on the break in a victory over the Ross School Monday.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO |
The Shelter Island junior varsity boys basketball team on the break in a victory over the Ross School Monday.

As we enter the holiday season, a new year of Shelter Island School girls and boys winter sports is under way. This includes the Shelter Island boys varsity and JV basketball teams.

On the sidelines this year are returning Head Coach Jay Card and assistants Ian Kanarvogel, Jimbo Theinert, Jim Colligan and Peter Miedema. (more…)

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05/13/14 8:00am
CINDY BELT PHOTO | The coaches and seniors gather after winding up Shelter Island’s winning season on May 9. From left, Coach Darrin Binder, son Charlie, Spencer Gibbs, Matt BeltCappellino and Coach Peter Miedema.

CINDY BELT PHOTO | The coaches and seniors gather after winding up Shelter Island’s winning season on May 9. From left, Coach Darrin Binder, son Charlie, Spencer Gibbs, Matt BeltCappellino and Coach Peter Miedema.

The Shelter Island boys JV baseball team finished the 2014 season playing the Ross School Cosmos on their home field on May 9.

The Island faithful broke out the lawn chairs and was lined up on the first base line at Fiske Field for the start of the game. It was a warm day and great weather for a spring baseball game. The Island boys ended the season on a winning note in a high scoring back-and-forth 14-11 victory. (more…)

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05/06/14 5:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Spencer Gibbs dances away from an inside pitch against Sag Harbor Friday, May 1.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO |
Spencer Gibbs dances away from an inside pitch against Sag Harbor Friday, May 1.

The Shelter Island boys’ JV baseball team had a double header scheduled against Greenport for Saturday April 26, but due to rainy weather the games were rescheduled for three days later.

It was pick your poison when it came to the weather, since the twin bill was played in Greenport with the wind blowing a steady 20 mph out of the east and the temperature barely above 50 degrees. It was so cold and windy it would have been a bad day for a football game. (more…)