Note: There follows the continuance of a talk the sportswriter and young-adult novelist Robert Lipsyte of Shelter Island gave recently as part of the Tom Twomey lecture series at the East Hampton Library.
Thursday, October 8
GIRLS TENNIS, Mattituck at East Hampton, 4 p.m. GIRLS SWIMMING, Stony Brook vs. East Hampton, Y.M.C.A. East
Hampton RECenter, 5 p.m. BOYS VOLLEYBALL, Commack at East Hampton, 5 p.m.
Friday, October 9
The East Hampton High School football team was shut out at home Saturday, despite some brilliant play by Brandon Johnson on both sides of the ball, as well as on special teams. The 22-0 loss snapped a two-game winning streak and evened the Bonackers’ record at 2-2.
Harry de Leyer, “the Galloping Grandfather,” who turned 88 last week, and his plow horse turned show champion, Snowman, are the subjects of a prizewinning documentary, “Harry & Snowman,” that is to be screened at the Hamptons International Film Festival
At East Hampton High School, where this year’s homecoming festivities are planned for tomorrow and Saturday, Adam Fine, the school principal, is reporting “renewed excitement surrounding our sports teams,” especially football.
Note: Robert Lipsyte of Shelter Island, who has written on sports in the past half- century for The New York Times, The New York Post, and USA Today, and who has received a dozen major awards, among them an Emmy, two Meyer Berger awards, and an...