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Star Staff
September 29, 2016
Local sports schedule

Court Dedication

Jack Graves
September 29, 2016
“It takes a community,” Mark Crandall, an Amagansetter who heads up Hoops for Hope, a mentoring program for young people in Zimbabwe and South Africa, said at The Star last Thursday of what it took to get Watida Mukukula, one of Zimbabwe’s top junior basketball players, to come for schooling in the United States.

“It takes a community,” Mark Crandall, an Amagansetter who heads up Hoops for Hope, a mentoring program for young people in Zimbabwe and South Africa, said at The Star last Thursday of what it took to get Watida Mukukula, one of Zimbabwe’s top junior basketball players, to come for schooling in the United States.

Star Staff
September 29, 2016
Local Sports schedule

Thursday, September 29

GOLF, East Hampton vs. Ross, East Hampton Golf Club, 3:30 p.m.

FIELD HOCKEY, Miller Place at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.

GIRLS SOCCER, Westhampton Beach at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.

Friday, September 30

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL, Sayville at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.

Jack Graves
September 29, 2016
Joey McKee, who coaches East Hampton High School’s football team, told his players at the end of Saturday night’s 30-9 loss here to Wyandanch, Bonac’s homecoming opponent, to hold their heads high.

Joey McKee, who coaches East Hampton High School’s football team, told his players at the end of Saturday night’s 30-9 loss here to Wyandanch, Bonac’s homecoming opponent, to hold their heads high.

Star Staff
September 22, 2016
Local Sports History

September 5, 1991

Joe Fargis, the 43-year-old Olympic gold and silver medalist, enjoyed his first Hampton Classic Grand Prix win Sunday as he and the 12-year-old Irish-bred Mill Pearl outclassed 11 other competitors in a tense jump-off for the $30,000 first prize.

Jack Graves
September 22, 2016
Asked by a late arrival where the winner was, David Powers, who didn’t compete in the Mighty Hamptons Triathlon on Sunday, given the fact that he had his 6-week-old daughter, Zoe, in tow (as well as his 2-year-old daughter, Ellie), said, “He left.”

Asked by a late arrival where the winner was, David Powers, who didn’t compete in the Mighty Hamptons Triathlon on Sunday, given the fact that he had his 6-week-old daughter, Zoe, in tow (as well as his 2-year-old daughter, Ellie), said, “He left.”

Jack Graves
September 22, 2016
The Lansdowne and Montauk Rugby Clubs’ Division III sides played to a 20-20 tie at East Hampton’s Herrick Park on Saturday. In reporting the outcome, Charlie Collins said, “It was a very testy match between old foes . . . the Sharks led Lansdowne for most of the match, but were unable to put it away.”

The Lansdowne and Montauk Rugby Clubs’ Division III sides played to a 20-20 tie at East Hampton’s Herrick Park on Saturday. In reporting the outcome, Charlie Collins said, “It was a very testy match between old foes . . . the Sharks led Lansdowne for most of the match, but were unable to put it away.”

Christine Sampson
September 22, 2016
Some newcomers can be found on the sidelines at Bonac home football games this season, but they’re not suiting up to play.

Some newcomers can be found on the sidelines at Bonac home football games this season, but they’re not suiting up to play.

They are crew members from LTV, the public access station in East Hampton Town, which is again filming East Hampton’s home football games after a two-year hiatus.

Jack Graves
September 22, 2016
East Hampton High School’s boys soccer and golf teams entered this week with winning records — the soccer team at 3-2 and the golf team at 2-1.

East Hampton High School’s boys soccer and golf teams entered this week with winning records — the soccer team at 3-2 and the golf team at 2-1.

After losing 4-1 here to John Glenn on Sept. 7, soccer went on to win three of its next four before playing to a hard-fought 1-1 tie with Wyandanch here under cloudy skies Monday afternoon.

Star Staff
September 22, 2016
Local Sports Schedule

Thursday, September 22

GOLF, East Hampton vs. Pierson, Noyac Golf and Country Club, 3:30 p.m.

BOYS SOCCER, East Hampton at Southampton, 6 p.m.

Friday, September 23

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL, Westhampton Beach at East Hampton, 4 p.m.

YOUTH FOOTBALL, P.A.L. under-11 game, East Hampton High School, 7 p.m.

Jack Graves
September 22, 2016
The ball takes funny bounces on the gridiron, and, alas, it did so in the climactic moments of Saturday’s Hampton Cup game as Lorenzo Marfoglia, a Mariner lineman, punched the ball from Jacen Tuthill’s grasp as East Hampton’s quarterback was about to score the touchdown that would have won the game for the Bonackers, and which, moreover, would have set a record in the teams’ rivalry that dates to 1923.

The ball takes funny bounces on the gridiron, and, alas, it did so in the climactic moments of Saturday’s Hampton Cup game as Shaundel Crumpton, a Mariner lineman, punched the ball from Jacen Tuthill’s grasp as East Hampton’s quarterback was about to score the touchdown that would have won the game for the Bonackers, and which, moreover, would have set a record in the teams&rs

Jack Graves
September 21, 2016
Larry Brown, the Hall of Fame basketball coach, the only one ever to win N.B.A. and N.C.A.A. championships, met with Joe Vas, the East Hampton School District’s athletic director, on Tuesday and reportedly told him he wants to be “a resource” for the boys basketball program here.

Larry Brown, the Hall of Fame basketball coach, the only one ever to win N.B.A. and N.C.A.A. championships, met with Joe Vas, the East Hampton School District’s athletic director, on Tuesday and reportedly told him he wants to be “a resource” for the boys basketball program here.

Jack Graves
September 19, 2016
Larry Brown, who won an N.B.A. championship with the Detroit Pistons and has a house in East Hampton, has expressed interest in coaching at the high school, and there's an open position.

The day after Jesse Shapiro, the newly hired East Hampton High School boys basketball coach, didn't show up to oversee 9th-through-12th grade pickup games at the high school on the night of Sept.

Jack Graves
September 15, 2016
The Montauk Brewing Company, whose core group has won four slow-pitch softball championships in the past five years, first in Amagansett in 2012, and then in more recent years at the Hank Zebrowski field in Montauk, came up short this time, losing the recent final series in five to the Gig Shack, Leo Daunt’s team, which had sustained only one loss in the regular season.

The Montauk Brewing Company, whose core group has won four slow-pitch softball championships in the past five years, first in Amagansett in 2012, and then in more recent years at the Hank Zebrowski field in Montauk, came up short this time, losing the recent final series in five to the Gig Shack, Leo Daunt’s team, which had sustained only one loss in the regular season.

Jack Graves
September 15, 2016
Saturday’s Division IV opener began badly for the East Hampton High School football team, but, following a talk by their coach, Joe McKee, the players’ spirits improved, and though the host team, Port Jefferson, was to go on to win 42-19, the Bonackers, McKee said afterward, had their chances — especially in the second half.

Saturday’s Division IV opener began badly for the East Hampton High School football team, but, following a talk by their coach, Joe McKee, the players’ spirits improved, and though the host team, Port Jefferson, was to go on to win 42-19, the Bonackers, McKee said afterward, had their chances — especially in the second half.

Jack Graves
September 15, 2016
East Hampton’s men’s soccer and rugby teams began their seasons this past weekend, with wonderful results.

East Hampton’s men’s soccer and rugby teams began their seasons this past weekend, with wonderful results. 

Star Staff
September 15, 2016
Local Sports Notes

Great Peconic Race

Star Staff
September 15, 2016
Local Sports Schedule

Thursday, September 15

GIRLS SOCCER, Comsewogue at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.

FIELD HOCKEY, East Hampton at Hampton Bays, 4:15 p.m.

GIRLS SWIMMING, East Hampton at Ward Melville, 5 p.m.

Friday, September 16

GIRLS TENNIS, William Floyd at East Hampton, 4 p.m.

BOYS SOCCER, Mount Sinai at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.

Star Staff
September 8, 2016
Local Sports History

August 8, 1991

What had been a heady ride through the Little League baseball playoffs came to an end on a field in Great River last Thursday as Massapequa defeated East Hampton’s traveling all-star team in the Long Island semifinal, 14-7.

Jack Graves
September 8, 2016
The Greenport and East Hampton High School football teams scrimmaged here Friday, and following it, Joe McKee, the Bonackers’ coach, said his players, while they were outscored two touchdowns to none, had held their own.

The Greenport and East Hampton High School football teams scrimmaged here Friday, and following it, Joe McKee, the Bonackers’ coach, said his players, while they were outscored two touchdowns to none, had held their own.

Jack Graves
September 8, 2016
Mike Bahel and Peter Heinz won Monday’s Great Bonac foot races in Springs, which benefit the Springs Fire Department and the Old Montauk Athletic Club’s scholarship funds, in 41 minutes and 34 seconds and 17:39 respectively.

Mike Bahel and Peter Heinz won Monday’s Great Bonac foot races in Springs, which benefit the Springs Fire Department and the Old Montauk Athletic Club’s scholarship funds, in 41 minutes and 34 seconds and 17:39 respectively.

Star Staff
September 8, 2016
Local Sports Notes

Women’s Sailing

The Breakwater Yacht Club in Sag Harbor will hold JY-15 sailboat races for women this Sunday, beginning at about 2:45 p.m. The skippers’ meeting is to be held at 2. Sara Nightingale, whose email address is sara@saranightingale.com, is in charge. 

Mighty Hamptons

Star Staff
September 8, 2016
Local Sports Schedule

Thursday, September 8

GIRLS SOCCER, Harborfields at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.

GOLF, East Hampton vs. William Floyd, Rock Hill Country Club, Manorville, 3:30 p.m.

Friday, September 9

BOYS SOCCER, East Hampton at Shoreham-Wading River, 4:30 p.m.

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL, Islip at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.

Star Staff
September 3, 2016
Due to Sunday's forecast, the Hampton Classic Horse Show's main events have been moved to earlier on its closing day.

Because of Sunday's forecast, the Hampton Classic's main events have been moved up on the Bridgehampton horse show's closing day.

The $25,000 Campbell Stables Jumping Derby has been moved to 9 a.m., and the $300,000 Grand Prix will begin at 12:30 p.m., an hour and a half earlier than scheduled.