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10/27/15 10:00am
COURTESY PHOTO | The Shelter Island volleyball team at the Smithtown West tournament, watching other teams compete. Coach Cindy Belt said, “I like the personalities revealed by their stances.”

COURTESY PHOTO | The Shelter Island volleyball team at the Smithtown West tournament Saturday, October 24, watching other teams compete. Coach Cindy Belt said, “I like the personalities revealed by their stances.”

The postseason is here.

The Shelter Island School volleyball team had a non-league game and tournament this past week and will be playing a few scrimmages to keep sharp as we prepare for the Section XI Suffolk County championship on Monday, November 9. (more…)

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09/30/14 8:00am
ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO | Setter Kenna McCarthy placing one perfectly for her teammates in the Shelter Island varsity volleyball team's win against Mercy Monday .

ELEANOR P. LABROZZI PHOTO | Setter Kenna McCarthy placing one perfectly for her teammates in the Shelter Island varsity volleyball team’s win against Mercy Monday.

When I was a kid, there was a certain stereotyping involved in sports.

The slower baseball player was usually made into the catcher. The big kid always played on the line in football. And in volleyball, if you were short, you were the setter. All these crucial positions, perhaps not coincidentally, are underrated and under-appreciated by the casual sports fan. (more…)