JUSITNE KAREN PHOTO
The Shelter Island junior varsity and varsity boys basketball teams doing stretches before a recent practice in school gym.
Basketballs bounced between the gym floor and the outstretched hands of players at a recent evening practice for the Shelter Island School boys junior varsity and varsity teams under the watchful eyes and careful instructions of Coach Jay Card Jr. and Assistant Coach Peter Miedema. (more…)
BOB DeSTEFANO PHOTO
The Shelter Island School varsity basketball team during the National Anthem before the tip off the game against Greenport January 13. From left, Nicholas Young, Walter Richards, Kal Lewis, Evan Thilberg, Luke Gilpin, Erik Thilberg, Daniel Martin, Assistant Coaches Jim Colligan and Ian Kanarvogel and Coach Jay Card Jr.
January on Shelter Island.
My morning starts with walking the dog for a half hour followed by coffee with my friends for the next hour. That sets up the most productive time of the day — the only time I get things done. I keep busy, and thanks to Shelter Island School, my entertainment is watching the basketball games. (more…)
BEVELEA WALZ PHOTO | The Shelter Island School boys varsity basketball team.
Something special has been happening at the Shelter Island School gym these cold and dark winter evenings. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Billy Boeklen going strong to the basket with the left hand in Shelter Island’s one point victory over Stony Brook Saturday night.
On Saturday January 30, the Shelter Island boys varsity basketball team had their home gym rocking before, during and after a 54-53 barn-burner win over the previously undefeated Stony Brook Bears.
This was the second home game in a row the varsity boys came away with a thrilling, 1- point victory. The win clinched a playoff berth for the Islanders. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO | Billy Boeklen driving the baseline against Bridgehampton in yesterday’s home game. The Islanders lost 73-59.
The undefeated Bridgehampton Killer Bees (9-0) continued their winning ways by earning a hard fought 73-59 victory over the Shelter Island boys varsity basketball team yesterday on the Indian’s home court. (more…)