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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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05/07/19 4:30pm

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A trophy-sized redfish, landed by our columnist on a cast in a Florida cove.

My old pal Jim Pampinella and I recently fished with a well known guide, Tony Fontano, in the Marco, Florida area looking for tarpon and if not them, snook, trout, jacks, redfish and whatever else came along.

We headed out to the Gulf, which started out flat calm toward a spot to net redfin bait for the tarpon. We only got a dozen and the Gulf had decided to get worked up a bit — not a good thing for Jim who has a sensitive stomach, so we went in for action along the sandy beaches. (more…)

05/06/19 4:30pm

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO And they’re off! The scene at the Shelter Island Country Club Saturday when all eyes were on the running of the Kentucky Derby.

All non-member moms can play for free on Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 12 at the Shelter Island Country Club (SICC) at Goat Hill. No tee times are needed, just load up the clubs and head to the course (cart fee applies).

Before and after your round, treat mom to a special Mother’s Day Brunch at the Flying Goat clubhouse restaurant where all moms will receive a complimentary mimosa. Call (631)749-5404 for reservations. And not to worry, dads. Your greens fees are also waived on Father’s Day, June 16. (more…)

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05/06/19 12:00pm

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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…)