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To support the continued restoration of the Amagansett Life-Saving Station, an ocean swim will be held on Saturday.
Two summers ago, when last we talked with him, Peter Barron, an Amagansetter who’s 16 now, was about to depart for Optimist sailing regattas in Europe, but rather than make that trip, he said on his return recently from having won the world 420 team championships in England, he decided to “take the money saved and put it into a Laser campaign.”
Nico’s Pools and Quackenbush were the winners in this past week’s Travis Field memorial softball tournament, an enthusiastically contested competition in which 16 teams participated.
Chasen Dubs realized a goal this past weekend in Daytona Beach, Fla., by making the cut for the United States Lifesaving Association’s international high-performance squad.
Luis Ramirez, a 24-year-old South­amptoner, won Sunday’s Strides for Life 3-mile road race there, pacing a field of close to 700 finishers — runners and walkers — in 15 minutes and 24 seconds.
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The Gubbins Running Ahead Store was in the van in Saturday’s Rotary Club 5 and 10K road races in Amagansett: Barbara Gubbins, the store’s owner, who’s 55 years old, ran away with the 5K, and one of her employees, Kevin Harvey, who’s 22, did the same in the 10K, although, as he said later, a half-mile probably was added on to the distance because...

The Shelter Island Bucks won the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League’s championship title — the first time the team has done so — this past week, sweeping the second-seeded Westhampton Aviators 10-3 and 12-5.
Forty-eight avid basketball players of all ages did battle at Sportime’s Arena in Amagansett Saturday for a handsome cup filled to the brim with Montauk Brewery’s summer ale and for Down syndrome research.
The annual pre-Artists-Writers Game conversation with Leif Hope at the Poxabogue golf course restaurant the other day was interrupted periodically by a summoning cellphone — Hope will make that one concession to the times, though he doesn’t, he said, do email. Yet it was deadline day for the journal advertising, so what could he do?