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Local sports history
The East Hampton High School boys cross-country team, the high school golf team, and the girls tennis team have a lot to celebrate this week.
The East Hampton High School football team continues to be fun to watch, and it also continues to lose.
It’s always a numbers game with the Montauk Rugby Club, and while the side fielded a solid 15 at East Hampton’s Herrick Park Saturday, the New Haven Old Black R.C., in the absence of some key Montauk players sidelined by injuries, Conner Miller, perhaps, being the chief one, wore the locals down in the second half on the way to a 44-19 rout.
The East Hampton High School boys cross-country team was to have vied with Bayport-Blue Point for the league championship at Sunken Meadow State Park Tuesday. The girls swim team, whose overall record stood at 4-2 as of Monday, continues to point toward the league meet at the end of the month, and Bonac’s golf team as of Monday was on the verge of...
There is much more to the Bridgehampton School than basketball.
East Hampton High School’s volleyball coaches, Josh Brussell and Kathy McGeehan, said this past week that they were “excited” when it comes to their teams, though the girls program, which has 16 ninth graders split between its varsity and junior varsity, has longer to go before it will be a top Class B contender again.
Craig Brierley, who coaches East Hampton High’s girls swimming team, said the day after an easy win here over Stony Brook last week that this team, which has on it four eighth graders who’ve already made a splash, is the best in the history of the program, which dates to 2007.
The East Hampton High School football team, despite likely record-setting performances by two of its backs, Brandon and Jordan Johnson, suffered a stunning 40-38 defeat at McGann-Mercy in Riverhead Saturday — a loss made all the more galling because of controversial calls that went against the visitors, the last of which, in the final minute, cost...