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03/19/19 2:00pm

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The Shelter Island girls junior high basketball team. Standing, from left, Angelina Corbett-Rice, Sophie Clark, Andrea Napoles, Coach Laura Mayo, Mary Gennari, Alex Burns and Madison Springer. Kneeling, from left, Katie Gulluscio, Harper Congdon, Cassie Espinosa Heimann, Maia Loizance and Madigan Teodoru.

Laura Mayo has been in the gym since the end of August, coaching three consecutive seasons. On March 14 the girls junior high basketball team played their last game, and the coach regained at least two hours in her day. (more…)

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03/19/19 10:00am

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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…)

02/27/19 4:30pm

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Riley Willumsen in action during a rodeo competition.

When Riley Willumsen graduated from Shelter Island High School in 2014, I did a story on the direction he was taking his life. The reason I wrote about Riley was because he had picked a different path for his life’s journey from all the other kids. (more…)