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While Victoria Colvin, 18, of Loxahatchee, Fla., didn’t have much success in Sunday’s Grand Prix on Echo Von T Spieveld, she rode hunters to first, second, fourth, and fifth-place finishes earlier that day in the $10,000 Hermes junior/amateur-owner hunter classic, the weeklong Hampton Classic show’s final hunter class.

hris (Wonder) Schoeck, 47, a personal trainer at Manhattan’s Equinox Gym who began bending steel five years ago, much in the manner of turn-of-the-century strong men at Coney Island, performed before a crowd of about 70 at the Hampton Classic last Thursday afternoon.
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Paddlers for Humanity’s 10th Montauk-to-Block Island stand-up paddle event on Saturday raised about $190,000 for several local children’s causes.
Bob Budd, who’s been involved with East Hampton High’s football program since 1967, and who continues to volunteer, said Monday that he’d love to see a big crowd at Saturday’s opener here with Port Jefferson. Gametime is 2 p.m.
Victoria Colvin, 18, of Wellington, Fla., whom the Hampton Classic’s press officer, Marty Bauman, hailed as a gifted rider when she was 14, won the weeklong horse show’s first big money event, the $50,000 iHeartMedia hunter derby, at the Classic’s Bridgehampton showgrounds Sunday.
In tournaments held here recently, the B & R men’s soccer team from East Hampton three-peated at the Simon Gavron 7-on-7 tournament on Shelter Island, and a half-dozen Bonac hoopsters — among them Kevin Fee, Brandon Kennedy-Gay, and Regis O’Neil — played Saturday in a high-octane A.A.U. invitational at Montauk’s Playhouse Community Center.
Neil Falkenhan, as he has done before, won Body Tech’s “pump and run” contest at Amagansett’s Atlantic Avenue Beach on Aug. 19, though Mike Bahel, Body Tech’s owner, who dreamed up the bench-press and beach run contest some years ago, said afterward that Caroline Cashin, who “had five minutes to give,” could well have won it “had not her motherly...
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Last year, this space boldly predicted a turnaround, a sea change, if you will, in the annual Artists-Writers softball game inasmuch as it seemed the Artists, the Writers’ habitual prey over the years, were, at last, in the ascendance.
Nick Lemon, 23, who manages the Gubbins Nike store in East Hampton, breezed despite the muggy heat to a win at the 5K Ellen’s Run in Southampton Sunday, in the record-breaking time of 15 minutes and 54 seconds, bettering the 16:39 Luis Mancilla of Springs ran in 2012.
Hoops 4 Hope’s efforts in South Africa and Zimbabwe are to benefit from a party on Sunday at the East Hampton house of Patti Kenner, and while the organization’s name and its youth-mentoring work in Africa has become more familiar worldwide, it continues to struggle financially.