BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO
All for one. The Shelter Island volleyball teams stayed strong and together over the course of his season.
Shelter Island volleyball had a new look in 2017.
We lost seven players to graduation in June, leaving only three returning varsity players. Laura Mayo took over the reins of the junior varsity team from Jim Theinert, a three-year veteran of the position. On the books it looked like a rebuilding year, but the varsity matched its record from 2016, and the JV was stronger than the previous year. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor)
It was a red letter day for Shelter Island’s scholar-athletes as Assemblyman Fred Thiele Jr. (I-Sag Harbor) arrived December 15 with a proclamation honoring the students for maintaining high academic averages while playing varsity sports. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO Shelter Island School senior Sarah Lewis, left, and junior Nichole Hand were honored December 4 at the Suffolk County Volleyball Coaches Association’s gala awards dinner at East Winds in Wading River.
On Monday, December 4, the East Winds catering hall in Wading River was decorated to the hilt.
Shining chandeliers and large holiday trees bedecked with lights greeted over 700 athletes, coaches and parents to the annual Suffolk County Volleyball Coaches Association’s annual awards dinner. (more…)
COURTESY PHOTO Sarah Lewis and Issie Sherman penning messages of positivity for fellow students.
In what is becoming a tradition at Shelter Island High School, members of the National Honor Society (NHS) participated in the second annual positivity campaign on the night of Tuesday, September 5. (more…)
The Island’s legendary three-time collegiate All-American volleyball star Kelsey McGahey, center, dropped in at a recent practice of this year’s Shelter Island High School team.
Labor Day is nigh and high school sports are back.
The volleyball team has been hitting the court since August 21 with new look of both seasoned players and new, enthusiastic talent. There is even a new coach in the gym. (more…)