Young East Hampton swimmers competed in three different pools this past week — the high school’s boys varsity at Hauppauge High School on Jan. 6, and Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter Hurricane contingents at the University of Maryland’s Winterfest and at the Flushing Y.M.C.A. over the weekend.
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Though East Hampton High’s winter track coaches, Bill Herzog and Yani Cuesta, continued to lament this week the fact that a number of their charges absented themselves during the holiday break, both had some good things to say concerning recent meets.
Josh King, East Hampton High’s 285-pounder, won that class in the Sal DiFazio holiday wrestling tournament at Half Hollow Hills East High School on Dec. 30, decisioning Kings Park’s Matt Guercio 3-2 in the final.
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An anonymous donor has made an offer to pay for a new pool and associated improvements at the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter. A deal would be complicated by the facility's complex ownership and management structure.
Balmy — at least balmy for January — weather drew hordes of swimmers and spectators to East Hampton Village’s Main Beach for the 15th Polar Bear Plunge on Friday.
The East Hampton High School boys basketball team, which won the Eastern Long Island Approved Basketball Officials' Holiday Classic tournament are "ready for the league season," the Bonackers' coach, Bill McKee, said on the eve of the new year.