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Kenny Wood (44) and his East Hampton teammates were to go on to win a state championship 25 years ago, in 1989.
A clutch performance by a freshman, Ivan Guazhambo, at 106 pounds.
Luciano Escobar got 6 points for East Hampton in Friday’s match here with Westhampton Beach at 160 pounds.
Josh King was another Bonac winner in the Westhampton Beach match, by way of a first-period pin at 285.
Three generations of McGowins were among the spectators at Friday’s wrestling match with Westhampton Beach here. Kyle McGowin, center, who pitched Savannah State to its first-ever Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference baseball championship and regional Division 1 N.C.A.A. bid, was a first-team all-American, and was the Los Angeles Angels’ fourth pick in the major league baseball draft. With him at the meet were his grandfather Rob, and his father, Shaun. Jack Graves Photos
“Ah, that’s what I like to see,” said the former pro, relishing the balanced scoring
Carley Seekamp, in action above earlier this season, scored 11 points in the nonleague game played here Saturday with Westhampton Beach.
“The scoring was back and forth the whole way, and it came down to the final event, the 400-yard freestyle relay.”
T.J. Paradiso, above, was voted East Hampton’s swimmer of the meet at West Islip.
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This year’s New Year’s Day polar bear plunge at East Hampton’s Main Beach had raised more than $12,000 for the food pantries in East Hampton, Wainscott, Amagansett, and Springs
Some of the roughly 200 New Year’s Day polar bear plungers at East Hampton Village’s Main Beach.
Julia BrierleyJack Graves
Plungers headed for the Seafood Shop after plunging at Wainscott’s Beach Lane road-end. Morgan McGivern
Carolann Sandoval, Bill Becker, and Aida Turturro, the actress, were among the 70 plungers at Gurney’s Inn in Montauk. Eileen Murphy
The Buckskill Winter Club’s rink was bustling.
The 9-year-olds participating in Saturday’s junior hockey clinic were impressive.
‘Aging is real, but exercise can mitigate it’
Paul Frediani has written 10 books on exercise and conditioning.
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