Spring — each week we look forward to warmer weather and putting winter behind us. And the battle goes on, with a few warmer days here and there, peppered with colder days as winter tries to hold on.
They say March comes in like a lion, and during the first couple weeks of varsity spring track we have had our share of March winds to contend with as we train outdoors. (more…)
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Shelter Island volleyball action in the home gym Tuesday.
The Shelter Island junior varsity volleyball team is making a statement. After zipping out to a record of 2-0 in the early season, the team dropped the next two matches. After a weekend to reflect, players stepped up their game, winning all three matches the last week of September. (more…)
Moving into the first third of the season, Shelter Island volleyball is seeing some successes, as well as identifying areas that need improvement. We are a team that does many things fairly well, but looking toward the heart of the season, we’ll be challenged to grow and adapt. (more…)
SCOTT FEIERSTEIN PHOTO Close play at home at Fiske Field.
It’s been a busy couple of weeks for the Shelter Island junior varsity baseball with three wins in a row. The streak was broken with a loss Tuesday at Port Jefferson. (more…)
FRANCESCA FRASCO PHOTO From left, Theo Olinkiewicz, Jason Green and, farther down the line Jack Lang in the Shelter Island colors, at the first race of the varsit y spring track season.
Varsity spring track for returned to Shelter Island School this year. After nearly 10 years, the school now has a varsity boys team and a varsity girls team.
Spring track is run outdoors on a 400-meter track, as opposed to the 200-meter indoor track during the winter season. Outdoors usually favors the athletes since athletes run slightly faster times outdoors because the outside air is easier to breathe and the turns are not as sharp as the small track.
But there are trade-offs. (more…)