East Hampton High School’s boys and girls winter track teams did well at Sunday’s small schools meets at Suffolk Community College-Brentwood, especially the girls, who finished ninth — the highest finish their coach, Yani Cuesta, who’s in her 11th year, can remember — among 20 schools.
The East End Sharks’ freshman hockey team took the ice at the Buckskill Winter Club Sunday morning for the second time this season, and, wonderful to tell, thanks to four goals by Jack Dec, and sure goaltending by Taky Dimopoulos, came away with a 5-3 win over Dix Hills’ select team.
Bill McKee, who coaches East Hampton High School’s boys basketball team, said following last Thursday’s big 71-64 win at Bayport-Blue Point that he thought the memory of Bonac’s loss in a showdown for the league championship there last year was fresh in his players’ minds.
That Section XI canceled the high school boys and girls winter track meets this past weekend because of the blizzard did not sit well with Yani Cuesta, East Hampton High’s girls coach — it was the second year in a row that the girls’ league meet has been canceled — though Bill Herzog, the boys coach, was somewhat more philosophical.
For the past three months, Michelle Del Giorno, of Epic Martial Arts, has been sharing her space on Sag Harbor’s Main Street with Tony White, a personal trainer and mixed martial arts instructor who, after 10 years in the employ of another local gym, has struck out on his own.
“Chase that puck as if it were the last scrap of food on earth,” Kyle Solomon told his and Cory Lillie’s charges between the first and second periods of Sunday morning’s ice hockey game at the Buckskill Winter Club — the first-ever high school-age hockey game to be played on the East End, in the words of the club’s owner, Doug De Groot.