He plans to give it his best shot
Jack Reese, who had an outstanding sophomore season as East Hampton’s point guard this past winter, “will be a college player,” his new coach, Jesse Shapiro, says.
East Hampton’s new boys basketball coach says he’s “not about coaching the best players, but the hardest-working ones.” Jack Graves
A lively conversation that WLNG aired and that Dr. Frank Adipietro moderated
Chase, the Adipietros’ young golden retriever, who’s the Shelter Island boys and girls cross-country teams’ mascot, joined Joan Benoit-Samuelson (not pictured), Amby Burfoot, George A. Hirsch, and Bill Rodgers for some of Friday’s discussion.
He will speak on the future at graduation
Jack Louchheim’s thank-you list was a long one.
Saturday’s race drew a field of more than 1,800 all told — 1,200 for the 10K and 600 for the 5K
Senbeto Geneti Guteta (12), the eventual winner, Ayele Megersa Feisa (15), and Tadesse Yae Dabi (6) were in a lead pack that duked it out the entire way.
Nancy Nzisa, a 20-year-old Kenyan who lives in Lansing, Mich., was ninth over all, breaking the women’s record. Craig Macnaughton
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Sean Knight and Beverly and Matt McGrath comprised the winning relay team.
The Mustangs held a clinic for kids at the Montauk School Saturday morning, and will again this Saturday, from 9 until 10:30 a.m. Jack Graves
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A winning time of 1 hour, 58 minutes, and 45.8 seconds
Adrian Mackay, left, likes the vibes at Montauk. Katie Bottini, right, the women’s winner, had the day’s second-fastest 10K.
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‘Running’s about refusing to be stopped’: Burfoot
Joan Benoit Samuelson won the first Olympics marathon for women in 1984.
“The tournament included age-group divisions from the 30s through the 80s,”
Kathy McGeehan (12), the longtime coach of East Hampton High’s girls volleyball team, is hoping a number of junior high players from undefeated teams at the middle school and Springs will continue playing the sport in high school.
East Hampton High School’s Paul Yuska award is given to the senior class’s top male and female athletes
It’s the first time apparently that two runners have been designated as the senior class’s top athletes.