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Using a pair of blue safety scissors, Dennis Ruiz III, who is 6, cut the ribbon Friday morning on the new junior sports field at the Eleanor Whitmore Early Childhood Center in East Hampton. He swung open the gate and stepped inside, where he was met with smiles, applause, and the song “If You’re Happy and You Know It” from the center’s students,...
Those who come to Sunday’s under-19 rugby game with Rockaway at East Hampton’s Herrick Park “will be pretty surprised,” Kevin Bunce said this week, following more than a month of action.
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After having dropped three in a row, one of them to a Westhampton Beach team that was a marvel in transition, the East Hampton High School girls lacrosse squad bounced back Monday to defeat Elwood-John Glenn 12-11 in a game that was riveting throughout.
Erik Engstrom, who East Hampton High School’s boys cross-country coach, Kevin Barry, has said is the hardest-working and best runner he’s ever mentored, signed a letter of intent at the high school Friday to attend the University of Massachusetts.
As he did last year, Nick Lemon, 23, won Saturday’s Bridgehampton Half- Marathon, again leaving the sold-out field in the dust, in 1 hour, 10 minutes, and 40 seconds, slightly slower than his 2015 time — and personal record to date — of 1:10:15.
The East Hampton Football Club, despite being pushed around a bit, wound up a 3-0 victor in a Long Island Soccer Football League first division game at the Ross School Sunday afternoon.
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