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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...
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Numbers and safety concerns had prompted him to recently propose that the Bridgehampton School Board allow Bridgehampton to combine with South­ampton’s varsity while remaining with East Hampton at the junior varsity level, Mike Miller, the Bridgehampton athletic director, said last week. The board, he said, had approved his recommendation.
The Pierson High School girls basketball team went out in style this past week, avenging itself on Southold-Greenport, a feisty playoff semifinal foe that had bested it by 4 points in a recent regular-season clash, before being edged 46-43 in Saturday’s county Class C final by Port Jefferson, a team that had routed the Whalers the last time they...
Talk about making a big splash: Anthony McGorisk in leading his State University at Cobleskill swim team to the North Eastern Athletic Conference championship at Cazenovia College last week won all seven events he swam in, a list that comprised the 50, 100, and 200 freestyle races, the 200 medley relay, the 200 freestyle relay, the 400 free relay...
Cory Lillie, who coaches the Buckskill Winter Club’s high-school-age hockey team, now in its second year of play here, said following Saturday’s 14-1 rout of Southampton that he has been pleased with his charges’ improvement all around.
The weather lately has been spring-like, and, of course, that can lead one to think of renewal and — if one is a sportswriter who has grown accustomed largely to low expectations in the past couple months — of bright prospects.
Saturday, though bittersweet inasmuch as he is to retire soon after 26 years of coaching, was nevertheless “a great day” for the Bridgehampton Killer Bees’ mentor, Carl Johnson.
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Next week, Randy Hoffman will pack up a trailer with his vintage racing motorcycles and head out on the long drive from East Hampton to Georgia, where he will get to race — he hopes.