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09/23/19 4:00pm

CINDY BELT PHOTO
Members of the Shelter Island volleyball team greeting the dawn on a ferry travelling to the Bayport Blue Point tournament.

On Saturday, Sept. 21, Shelter Island volleyball got up early to take part in the Bayport Blue Point varsity tournament. Eleven players boarded an early ferry, admired the sunrise, and set their sights on playing well, having fun and working hard.
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10/30/18 2:00pm

Shelter Island varsity volleyball has developed a tradition of ending the final day of the season by standing in a circle, reflecting on the highlights of the year. I always tell the team that I’m so proud to be their coach, and this season, despite our lopsided won-loss record, it was no different. (more…)

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12/28/17 11:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO All for one. The Shelter Island volleyball teams stayed strong and together over the course of his season.

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…)

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11/01/16 12:00pm
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Amira Lawrence, returning to the lineup, has been a shot of adrenaline for the Shelter Island varsity volleyball team.

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO Amira Lawrence, returning to the lineup, has been a shot of adrenaline for the Shelter Island varsity volleyball team.

They say it’s never over until it’s over.

The Shelter Island volleyball varsity team had played well in their last match of the season against the Pierson Whalers on Tuesday, October 25, but had lost the match to the league leaders in three straight. That put our final league record at 3-7, below .500 which is normally required for playoff consideration, effectively ending our hopes to make it to the post season. But hang on — it’s been an unusual season. (more…)