Erik Engstrom, the only county cross-country champion East Hampton has produced to date, won it, in 4 minutes and 49.7 seconds
The Old Montauk Athletic Club was well represented in Sunday’s Montauk Mile races. The races benefited East Hampton High’s boys and girls cross-country teams’ planned trip to the invitational meet in Lakeland, Fla., at the end of September. Jack Graves

“Surfing has allowed me to gain a full respect for the ocean’s power and grandeur,”
“There are watermen, why can’t there be waterwomen?” asks Amanda Calabrese.

Among local competitors Mike Bahel fared best
Matthew Connelly began as a swimmer in high school, turned to rowing in college, and, soon after, to triathloning. Jack Graves

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Rob Corcoran, Poxabogue’s pro, at right, finished second in this past week’s Long Island Open. Kevin Somers of the Maidstone Club, at left, missed the cut, “probably because of me,” said his caddie, John Kernell. John Kernell

‘She could be a pro,’ said Lara Lowlicht’s trainer
Lara Lowlicht and Lucy recently won second, third, and fifth-place ribbons in a Winner’s Circle jumping division in Yaphank. Jack Graves

“concierge sports medicine"
Randi Cherill, a physical therapist who’s more or less in residence at the East Hampton Indoor-Outdoor Club this summer, taped up one of the club’s pros, Matt Rubenstein, before he took to the courts Friday afternoon. Jack Graves

East Hampton took a commanding 3-0 lead into halftime
Jeison Solano, at left, and his East Hampton Football Club teammates easily defeated archrival Port Jefferson 3-1 in Sunday’s season finale in Water Mill. Jack Graves

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Katie Bottini, the Montauk triathlon’s defending champion, won among the women last year in 2 hours, 11 minutes, and 29 seconds. Her 39:57 in the 10K run was the second fastest of the day. Craig Macnaughton

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