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Richie Moloney, a native of Ireland who was the Hampton Classic Grand Prix’s third-place finisher to Kevin Babington (also an Irishman) two years ago, won the big prize this time, speeding through a pared-down eight-obstacle jump-off course Sunday afternoon in 39.57 seconds, a couple of ticks faster, it turned out, than his nearest competitor,...
Four of Israel’s top-ranked junior tennis players and a three-time Grand Slam doubles champion, Andy Ram, put on an impressive exhibition at the East Hampton Indoor-Outdoor club Friday, an exhibition that raised money for the Israel Tennis Centers, one of that country’s leading social services organizations.
The East Hampton Volunteer Ocean Rescue Squad, a 77-member group of certified lifeguards who are on call 24/7, is close to achieving its $18,880 goal for lifesaving gear and necessary equipment, according to Peter Gidion, a spokesman for the group.
The cavernous Southampton Recreation Center was apportioned into four basketball courts Saturday as the better part of 300 hoopsters from all over the Island contested a daylong A.A.U. Summer Hoops Festival tournament there with under-12-through-under-18 teams.
The Hampton Classic Horse Show in Bridgehampton continues through Sunday.
Shanette Barth Cohen, who soon will have a tiger by the tail in the form of the weeklong Hampton Classic Horse Show, spent part of Friday eyeing on television the Olympics in Rio, where the United States team was to win a silver medal in jumping.
John Franco, the New York Mets Hall of Famer, had 424 saves in his major league baseball career — the most ever by a left-hander — but arguably none was bigger than his save of the Writers’ bruised egos Saturday in the 68th Artists and Writers Softball Game.