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Jack Graves
February 16, 2017
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.

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.

Taylor K. Vecsey
February 16, 2017
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.

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. 

Jack Graves
February 16, 2017
The East Hampton High School boys swimming team will be represented at Saturday’s county meet by eight competitors, namely Christian Brierley, who is one of the team’s captains, Ethan and Owen McCormac, Aidan Forst, Colin Harrison, Kevin Pineda, and Jack and Ryan Duryea.

The East Hampton High School boys swimming team will be represented at Saturday’s county meet by eight competitors, namely Christian Brierley, who is one of the team’s captains, Ethan and Owen McCormac, Aidan Forst, Colin Harrison, Kevin Pineda, and Jack and Ryan Duryea.

Jack Graves
February 16, 2017
The Katy’s Courage and East Hampton High School baseball team fund-raisers at the Buckskill Winter Club in East Hampton and the Meeting House restaurant in Amagansett were snowed and rained out this past week.

The Katy’s Courage and East Hampton High School baseball team fund-raisers at the Buckskill Winter Club in East Hampton and the Meeting House restaurant in Amagansett were snowed and rained out this past week. 

Star Staff
February 16, 2017
Local Sports Notes

County Track Meet

Ryan Fowkes, of the East Hampton High School boys winter track team, placed 10th in the county 1,600-meter race Monday, in 4 minutes and 39.34 seconds. A sophomore, he was the youngest competitor in the field, his coach, Ben Turnbull, said by email.

Star Staff
February 16, 2017
Local Sports Schedule

Thursday, February 16

BOYS BASKETBALL, Class C playoff semifinal, Pierson (4) at Greenport (1), 4:30 p.m.

GIRLS BASKETBALL, Class C playoff semifinal, Southold-Greenport (3) at Pierson (2), 7 p.m.

Saturday, February 18

Star Staff
February 9, 2017
Local Sports History

January 16, 1992

That there were 50 or so in attendance at the Three Mile Harbor Inn Relics softball team’s annual dinner Monday night was of note, inasmuch as many of the Relics past and present (although Hugh King, master of the revels, doubted the waitresses could tell the difference) hover around the midcentury mark.

Judy D’Mello
February 9, 2017
Joseph Vasile-Cozzo, the athletic director at East Hampton High School, announced at Tuesday’s school board meeting that because of increased enrollment the athletic teams would move from League VI to League V.

Joseph Vasile-Cozzo, the athletic director at East Hampton High School, announced at Tuesday’s school board meeting that because of increased enrollment the athletic teams would move from League VI to League V.

Jack Graves
February 9, 2017
Some 50 years ago, David Wilt, who had been a children’s librarian in Philadelphia before moving here with Chuck Hitchcock, said what this place needed was “a school without walls,” one that would connect youngsters here with the many artists, writers, musicians, and professionals who were their neighbors.

Some 50 years ago, David Wilt, who had been a children’s librarian in Philadelphia before moving here with Chuck Hitchcock, said what this place needed was “a school without walls,” one that would connect youngsters here with the many artists, writers, musicians, and professionals who were their neighbors.

Star Staff
February 9, 2017
Local Sports Notes

Winter Track Wrap-Up

Ryan Fowkes of the East Hampton High School boys track team took third place in the 1,600 meters in a personal-record time of 4:37.82, earning him all-division honors, at the small schools crossover meet that wrapped up the season on Saturday at Suffolk Community College-Brentwood. 

Star Staff
February 9, 2017
Local Sports Schedule

Friday, February 10

BOYS BASKETBALL, Greenport at Bridgehampton, 6 p.m., and East Hampton at Elwood-John Glenn, 6:15.

Sunday, February 12

Jack Graves
February 2, 2017
The kids who are learning to play hockey at the Buckskill Winter Club now have two top-notch youth coaches to teach them — Tim Luzadre, who has been with the winter club since it began in 2005, and now also Bruce MacIsaac, a Sag Harborite whose junior Long Island Gulls teams in Nassau County made it to the nationals three times.

The kids who are learning to play hockey at the Buckskill Winter Club now have two top-notch youth coaches to teach them — Tim Luzadre, who has been with the winter club since it began in 2005, and now also Bruce MacIsaac, a Sag Harborite whose junior Long Island Gulls teams in Nassau County made it to the nationals three times.

Jack Graves
February 2, 2017
The East Hampton School District’s athletic director, Joe Vas, will petition Section XI, the governing body for public high school sports in Suffolk, to have East Hampton’s football team remain in Conference IV, rather than bumped up, as the result of increased enrollment in grades nine through 11, to Conference III, which is known as “the black-and-blue division.”

The East Hampton School District’s athletic director, Joe Vas, will petition Section XI, the governing body for public high school sports in Suffolk, to have East Hampton’s football team remain in Conference IV, rather than bumped up, as the result of increased enrollment in grades nine through 11, to Conference III, which is known as “the black-and-blue division.”

Jack Graves
February 2, 2017
East Hampton High School’s boys swimming team finished its dual-meet season at 3-4 as the result of a 93-69 win here over Stony Brook in the regular-season finale on Jan. 24.

East Hampton High School’s boys swimming team finished its dual-meet season at 3-4 as the result of a 93-69 win here over Stony Brook in the regular-season finale on Jan. 24. 

Star Staff
February 2, 2017
Local Sports Schedule

Thursday, February 2

BOYS SWIMMING, League II championships, Hauppauge High School, 4:30 p.m.

GIRLS BASKETBALL, Pierson-Bridgehampton at Smithtown Christian, and East Hampton at Wyandanch, 4:30 p.m.

BOYS BASKETBALL, Wyandanch at East Hampton, 6:15 p.m.

Friday, February 3

Jack Graves
February 2, 2017
Friday was Spirit Night in the Harbor, and, during a basketball doubleheader in Pierson’s packed gym that night, one of which went the Whalers’ way, one of which didn’t, there was no letup to the mighty noise in the stands.

Friday was Spirit Night in the Harbor, and, during a basketball doubleheader in Pierson’s packed gym that night, one of which went the Whalers’ way, one of which didn’t, there was no letup to the mighty noise in the stands.

Star Staff
January 26, 2017
Local Sports History

December 12, 1991

The player whom the former Bridgehampton coach John Niles called “the best I ever had” has found a home with Wagner College’s basketball team on Staten Island.

Jack Graves
January 26, 2017
Ben and Orson Cummings, Bridgehamptoners who spent the better part of a year filming a documentary on Bridgehampton High School’s storied Killer Bees, the boys basketball team that has won nine state championships, were feeling pretty good the other day when this writer asked them at The Star what they thought of their work, the final version of which was recently completed.

Ben and Orson Cummings, Bridgehamptoners who spent the better part of a year filming a documentary on Bridgehampton High School’s storied Killer Bees, the boys basketball team that has won nine state championships, were feeling pretty good the other day when this writer asked them at The Star what they thought of their work, the final version of which was recently completed.

Jack Graves
January 26, 2017
The East Hampton High School boys swimming team, which was to have its senior meet here Tuesday, dropped two contests this past week, to two of the league’s top three teams.

The East Hampton High School boys swimming team, which was to have its senior meet here Tuesday, dropped two contests this past week, to two of the league’s top three teams.

Jack Graves
January 26, 2017
Bridgehampton’s Killer Bees continued to impress as last week they defeated the Pierson Whalers and the Stony Brook Bears in their lair, the Bee Hive.

Bridgehampton’s Killer Bees continued to impress as last week they defeated the Pierson Whalers and the Stony Brook Bears in their lair, the Bee Hive.

Star Staff
January 26, 2017
Local Sports Schedule

Thursday, January 26

GIRLS BASKETBALL, East Hampton at Southampton, 6 p.m.

Friday, January 27

GIRLS BASKETBALL, Southold-Greenport at Pierson, 4:30 p.m., and East Hampton at Rocky Point, 6.

BOYS BASKETBALL, Bridgehampton at Shelter Island, 5:45 p.m., and Southold at Pierson, 7:30.

Saturday, January 28

Star Staff
January 24, 2017
Local Sports Notes

Mustangs No More

The Montauk Mustangs, a Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League team that made it to the league’s final series last summer, is no more, owing in part to the difficulty the league had in finding housing for the players in Montauk in the summer.

Jack Graves
January 19, 2017
While the East Hampton High School girls basketball team has been struggling, it’s been another story in Sag Harbor, where Kevin Barron’s Whalers are playoff-bound.

While the East Hampton High School girls basketball team has been struggling, it’s been another story in Sag Harbor, where Kevin Barron’s Whalers are playoff-bound.

Jack Graves
January 19, 2017
In a decision handed down recently, a State Supreme Court justice has ruled that East Hampton High School Superintendent Rich Burns was right to withhold the records pertaining to his refusal a year and a half ago to rehire Lou Reale as the school’s softball coach.

In a decision handed down recently, a State Supreme Court justice has ruled that East Hampton High School Superintendent Rich Burns was right to withhold the records pertaining to his refusal a year and a half ago to rehire Lou Reale as the school’s softball coach.