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10/21/19 10:00am

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Coach Cindy Belt

When the junior varsity team returned from their match at Wyandanch on Sept. 13, Coach Laura Mayo was not happy. Wyandanch only has a JV squad, has good servers and their athletes move well to play a ball. However, nine times out of 10, the ball comes directly back to the other team. This one-and-over style of play is more reminiscent of a junior high team, but it is undeniably off-putting to a team which is in tune with the pass, set, hit tempo of a more advanced style of play. To lose to a team that plays “picnic” volleyball is frustrating. With the rematch on Oct. 11, she had a different strategy, and Shelter Island came away with the win. (more…)

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04/09/19 10:00am

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On April 2 the Shelter Island softball team played the visiting Smithtown Christian Knights.

It was cloudy and cool and the chill increased throughout the game, with sweatshirt hoods pulled over heads and hand warmers shared among teammates. It was the most competitive game of the season to date, a back-and-forth game with neither team willing to concede. (more…)

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10/04/18 8:00am
BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Shelter Island volleyball action in the home gym Tuesday.

BEVERLEA WALZ PHOTO Shelter Island volleyball action in the home gym Tuesday.

The Shelter Island junior varsity volleyball team is making a statement. After zipping out to a record of 2-0 in the early season, the team dropped the next two matches. After a weekend to reflect, players stepped up their game, winning all three matches the last week of September. (more…)