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Katie Helfand, East Hampton High School’s boys tennis coach, has her sights set on a third straight league championship, a second straight in League VII, though Westhampton Beach, a perennial power in the sport, might have something to say about that.
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“We just couldn’t get over the hump,” Carl Johnson, who coaches Bridgehampton High’s boys basketball team, the Killer Bees, said Tuesday on his and his players’ return from Newburgh, where S.S. Seward of Orange County had sent them home the night before on the short end of a 61-60 score.
“I’m the mother of the diva,” said Carla O’Donoghue moments after her husband, Tom, had demurred when asked about the fine points of figure skating at Sunday’s exhibition at the Buckskill Winter Club.
Jim Stewart, the former longtime East Hampton High School varsity wrestling coach, who now oversees the middle school’s team, and Beau Campsey, one of Stewart’s former wrestlers who took over from Joe Russo the town-sponsored youth program this past fall, are of the same mind when it comes to the future of wrestling here, even in the face of this...
The turnouts were large, the coaches were sanguine, and the athletes were eager on Monday, the first day of spring practice at East Hampton High School.
The following received winter season athletic awards at East Hampton High School last week.
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"It was a heartbreaker," said Bridgehampton's athletic director, Mike Miller.
Certainly had he had J.P. Harding, who has been averaging 21 points per game, available to him at Suffolk Community College-Selden Friday night, Carl Johnson would have given his Killer Bees a fighting chance at the tipoff.
Despite the fact that he has yet to reach his fourth birthday, Casey Jack Macnaughton can lay claim to being arguably — or perhaps inarguably — East Hampton Town’s best athlete.
While it was raw and windy early Sunday morning, Vinny Alversa, East Hampton High’s new varsity baseball coach, had his charges — there were 17, a good number given that the winter break was not over — create a baseball diamond on the turf football field and begin catching fly balls, lofted into the outfield by a generator-operated machine, and...