Sports

When Lori King arrived at the jumping-off place for her 22.5-mile Catalina Channel swim, in the depths of the night, she was thrown a curve: The captain said she should do it the other way round, from the mainland to the island.
Mike Bahel’s Pump ’n’ Run contest, held at Atlantic Avenue Beach in Amagansett last Thursday, was won by Neil Falkenhan, who chest-pressed 115 pounds (60 percent of his body weight) 55 times before running on the sand to Indian...
Marie-Christophe De Menil, who in 1976 founded what was to become the five-day, A-rated Hampton Classic Horse Show, presented in the Grand Prix ring last Thursday the Firefly Challenge trophy to Christina Firestone, the Amateur-Owner Jumper 1.30-...
Almost 200 runners showed up at the Springs Firehouse Labor Day morning to take part in the Great Bonac 10 and 5K races, and many of them, wonderful to tell, were young and eager, boding well for East Hampton High School’s boys and girls cross...
The following were among the champions at the Hampton Classic Horse Show this past week:
Thursday, September 4 BOYS VOLLEYBALL, East Hampton at Bay Shore, nonleague, 5:15 p.m. FIELD HOCKEY, East Hampton at Sayville, scrimmage, 4 p.m. Friday, September 5 FIELD HOCKEY, Shoreham-Wading River at East Hampton, scrimmage, 4:30 p.m....
The Bridgehampton School Board was expected this week to formally appoint Eric Bramoff, a Sag Harborite with strong family connections in Bridgehampton, as the school’s athletic director, replacing Mary Anne Jules, who recently retired...
Asked the reason why he had reworked a Porsche Metzger engine so that it would achieve 1,000 horsepower on pump fuel, the Car Doctor, Ryan Pilla, said the other day, “Doesn’t everyone want more horsepower, Jack?!” “It took...
With three professional riders who might ordinarily be expected to show in Bridgehampton in Normandy this week for the World Show Jumping Championships, “we still have a star-studded lineup,” Marty Bauman, the Hampton Classic’s...