Joey McKee, who coaches East Hampton High School’s football team, told his players at the end of Saturday night’s 30-9 loss here to Wyandanch, Bonac’s homecoming opponent, to hold their heads high.
“It takes a community,” Mark Crandall, an Amagansetter who heads up Hoops for Hope, a mentoring program for young people in Zimbabwe and South Africa, said at The Star last Thursday of what it took to get Watida Mukukula, one of Zimbabwe’s top junior basketball players, to come for schooling in the United States.
With a crowd of about 200 looking on appreciatively in East Hampton High School’s auditorium Saturday morning, the 1989 gymnastics team, the seven McKee brothers, Ed Bahns, Kathryn Mirras, Brynn Maguire, Sandy McFarland, and the late Eleanor Dickinson Baker and James P. McNally Jr. were inducted into the high school’s Hall of Fame.
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Asked by a late arrival where the winner was, David Powers, who didn’t compete in the Mighty Hamptons Triathlon on Sunday, given the fact that he had his 6-week-old daughter, Zoe, in tow (as well as his 2-year-old daughter, Ellie), said, “He left.”
The ball takes funny bounces on the gridiron, and, alas, it did so in the climactic moments of Saturday’s Hampton Cup game as Lorenzo Marfoglia, a Mariner lineman, punched the ball from Jacen Tuthill’s grasp as East Hampton’s quarterback was about to score the touchdown that would have won the game for the Bonackers, and which, moreover, would...
East Hampton High School’s boys soccer and golf teams entered this week with winning records — the soccer team at 3-2 and the golf team at 2-1.
Some newcomers can be found on the sidelines at Bonac home football games this season, but they’re not suiting up to play.
The Lansdowne and Montauk Rugby Clubs’ Division III sides played to a 20-20 tie at East Hampton’s Herrick Park on Saturday. In reporting the outcome, Charlie Collins said, “It was a very testy match between old foes . . . the Sharks led Lansdowne for most of the match, but were unable to put it away.”
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Larry Brown, the Hall of Fame basketball coach, the only one ever to win N.B.A. and N.C.A.A. championships, met with Joe Vas, the East Hampton School District’s athletic director, on Tuesday and reportedly told him he wants to be “a resource” for the boys basketball program here.