Lou Reale, the longtime East Hampton High School softball coach, said Sunday he had been forced to retire. Now parents are trying to rally support.
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.
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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.
Things have been going swimmingly for the East Hampton Little League baseball entries in the 11-to-12 and 9-to-10 playoff divisions.
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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.
Having been born in Camp Pendleton and reared in Hawaii, it is no surprise that Travis Beckmann, who’s lived in Montauk since 2001, became a surfer.
East Hampton’s 11-and-12-year-old traveling all-star Little League baseball team began the District 36 playoffs Monday night on the right foot, trouncing Hampton Bays 10-0 in an away game.
In 7-on-7 men’s soccer games played at East Hampton’s Herrick Park on June 24, Tuxpan shut out Bateman Painting 3-0, Maidstone Market won by forfeit over Sag Harbor United, and Hampton F.C.-Bill Miller, the league leader, by far, defeated Tortorella Pools 2-1.
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