T.J. Paradiso, at right, and Erik Engstrom have good shots at making the state indoor meet, according to their coach, Bill Herzog. Ricci Paradiso

Some of the roughly 200 New Year’s Day polar bear plungers at East Hampton Village’s Main Beach in 2014. Craig Macnaughton

Maggie Purcell, a 15-year-old Hurricane who lives in Southampton, turned in national-qualifying times in four events
Maggie Purcell turned in national-qualifying times in four events.
Jason Lezak, an Olympic gold medalist, told the Hurricanes how best they could improve during a clinic at the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter recently. Jack Graves

‘It’s a high risk, high reward kind of thing’
The team is to perform here Saturday afternoon during halftime of the East Hampton-Bayport boys basketball game. Long Island Kickline Association
Andrea Hernandez, above, and Katelyn Pryal are the dance team’s coaches. Jack Graves

East Hampton finished the first half of the season in third place in the Long Island Soccer Football League’s Division 1
Glen Cove Avellino’s players made the going rough for the East Hampton Football Club Sunday, vying relentlessly for the ball. The locals’ Elihud Menbreno is at right above. Craig Macnaughton

The high school has played host to the Frank (Sprig) Gardner tournament since 1975
Burke Gonzalez, whose hand is being raised in victory by Shawn McGowin, who once wrestled for East Hampton himself, made it to the 220-pound final. Craig Macnaughton

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Kyle McKee, left, looks for the pass and while Jack Reese, right, went in for a basket. Jack Graves
The Bonac Dance Force, East Hampton's dance team, took center court at half-time. Jack Graves

East Hampton bested Mattituck 71-52 and Bridgehampton defeated Pierson 59-38 Friday
Brandon Johnson, at right, dominated the paint at both ends of the floor in last weekend’s Kendall Madison Tip-Off tournament here. Against Pierson he had 14 rebounds, 10 of them offensive, and 6 blocks to go with his 8 points. Craig Macnaughton