Lou Reale, who recently was named one of the top eight high school softball coaches in the United States, and who stands fourth on New York State’s all-time win list, said Sunday he had been forced by the East Hampton School District’s superintendent, Rich Burns, to retire.
As its name, Caminos, suggests, Don Filippelli’s 36-foot J/109, skippered by his son-in-law, and former University of New Hampshire sailing coach, Ryan Dempsey, found a way to win — and win big — at the recent Block Island Race Week.
Kevin Harvey, 23, a graduate of Fordham University, where he ran cross-country and track, and who now works at the Gubbins Running Ahead New Balance store in East Hampton, won Sunday’s Firecracker 8K in Southampton, bettering a field of 350-plus in 25 minutes and 33 seconds.
As of earlier this week, the Montauk Mustangs were holding the fourth and final playoff spot in the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League, having enjoyed wins in recent games over the league’s top three — Westhampton, Shelter Island, and North Fork.
Tune in to the Mets-Phillies game on Aug. 31 and you’ll see an 11-year-old Amagansetter, Dante Sasso, doing some play-by-play in the company of Keith Hernandez, Ron Darling, and Gary Cohen, the result of having recently won the NY 529 Plan SNY Kidcaster Contest.