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06/12/19 10:00am

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Play at the plate kicks up a cloud of dust. Logan Fortenot scores for the Bucks against Riverhead on Saturday with a perfect fade-away slide.

The Shelter Island Bucks capped a four-game winning streak by sweeping a doubleheader against the Riverhead Tomcats at Fiske Field on Saturday. (more…)

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06/04/19 8:07am

SCOTT FEIERSTEIN PHOTO Bucks starter Trevor Olson was brilliant on Opening Day Sunday at Fiske Field, shutting out the North Fork Ospreys over five innings and racking up 10 strikeouts.

The Shelter Island Bucks notched their first victory of the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League season in their home opener on Sunday afternoon, defeating the North Fork Ospreys 4-3 before a spirited crowd at Fiske Field. (more…)

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04/20/18 12:00pm
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO A scene from a Bucks game at Fiske Field last summer.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO A scene from a Bucks game at Fiske Field last summer.

The Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League (HCBL) is going international. Well, at least that’s the plan.

An initiative pushed by the league’s new commissioner, Vin Colasuonno, has the HCBL looking into the active recruitment of players from abroad to bring their talents to the United States. (more…)

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06/29/17 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Bucks catcher Ryan Smoot throwing to second base under the watchful eyes of a professional scout at the Hampton Collegiate Baseball League Scout Day in Westhampton Beach Tuesday.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Bucks catcher Ryan Smoot throwing to second base under the watchful eyes of a professional scout at the Hampton Collegiate Baseball League Scout Day in Westhampton Beach Tuesday.

New York Yankee scout Cesar Presbott stood close by as Shelter Island Bucks catcher Ryan Smoot caught practice pitches and fired throws to second base. “Quick hands, quick feet, let’s go, good throws!” the scout urged. (more…)

06/11/17 11:00am
COURTESY PHOTO Matthew, left, and Brian Feinstein.

COURTESY PHOTO
Matthew, left, and Brian Feinstein.

Through the years, Shelter Island has been proud of its golfers. The way this year is panning out, that’s not going to change. Golfers continue to show we can play darn good golf right here on this little island.

Through the years we’ve enjoyed accomplishment after accomplishment and not just on our Island, but throughout the state and country. Just last week 61 year-old Jay Sessa was playing in a national event as the oldest player in the field. The week before that and the week after, Jay “Jake” Card III finished second in two major tournaments. (more…)