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Star Staff
January 12, 2017
Local Sports Notes

MagicMasters Fund-Raiser

Jack Graves
January 12, 2017
The East Hampton High School boys swimming team improved to 2-1 in League II competition by defeating Deer Park here by a score of 85-75 last Thursday. Going into this week, the team was 4-1 over all.

The East Hampton High School boys swimming team improved to 2-1 in League II competition by defeating Deer Park here by a score of 85-75 last Thursday. Going into this week, the team was 4-1 over all.

Star Staff
January 12, 2017
Local Sports Schedule

Thursday, January 12

BOYS BASKETBALL, East Hampton at Bayport-Blue Point, 4:30 p.m.

WINTER TRACK, East Hampton girls at crossover meet, Suffolk Community College-Brentwood, 5 p.m.

GIRLS BASKETBALL, Bayport-Blue Point at East Hampton, and Mattituck at Pierson, 6:15 p.m.

Friday, January 13

Jack Graves
January 12, 2017
The new home for the Kendall Madison Fitness Center at East Hampton High School is cavernous, a super-gym four times larger than the old one, and, wonderful to tell, it is not only filled with equipment — much of it having been donated by the Hampton Gym Corp’s Bruce Cotter last spring, a gift valued at $250,000 — but also is filled with students working out every school day, 30 to 50 on average, from 2:30 on.

The new home for the Kendall Madison Fitness Center at East Hampton High School is cavernous, a super-gym four times larger than the old one, and, wonderful to tell, it is not only filled with equipment — much of it having been donated by the Hampton Gym Corp’s Bruce Cotter last spring, a gift valued at $250,000 — but also is filled with students working out every school day,

Jack Graves
January 5, 2017
Claude Beudert, who is in his 40th year of coaching (though he’s been retired since June as a teacher), said during a conversation the other day at The Star that he’s thankful that the first wave of athletes he oversaw still say hello to him.

Claude Beudert, who is in his 40th year of coaching (though he’s been retired since June as a teacher), said during a conversation the other day at The Star that he’s thankful that the first wave of athletes he oversaw still say hello to him.

Jack Graves
January 5, 2017
The East Hampton High School boys basketball team played, according to its coach, Dan White, its “best game thus far” in defeating Bridgehampton 57-40 in the consolation game of the Holiday Classic tournament at Suffolk Community College-Selden last Thursday.

The East Hampton High School boys basketball team played, according to its coach, Dan White, its “best game thus far” in defeating Bridgehampton 57-40 in the consolation game of the Holiday Classic tournament at Suffolk Community College-Selden last Thursday.

Star Staff
January 5, 2017
Local Sports Schedule

Thursday, January 5

GIRLS BASKETBALL, Pierson-Bridgehampton at Stony Brook, 4:30 p.m.

BOYS SWIMMING, Deer Park vs. East Hampton, Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter, 5 p.m.

BOYS BASKETBALL, Shoreham-Wading River at East Hampton, 6:15 p.m.

Friday, January 6

WRESTLING, East Hampton at Southampton, nonleague, 5 p.m.

Jack Graves
December 29, 2016
Bridgehampton High School’s Killer Bees improved their record to 3-2 by defeating Port Jefferson 70-51 at the Beehive on Dec. 21, and the following night East Hampton dropped to 1-5 as the result of a 59-52 loss here to Hampton Bays.

Bridgehampton High School’s Killer Bees improved their record to 3-2 by defeating Port Jefferson 70-51 at the Beehive on Dec. 21, and the following night East Hampton dropped to 1-5 as the result of a 59-52 loss here to Hampton Bays.

Jack Graves
December 29, 2016
There will be ocean plunges Sunday at Gurney’s Inn in Montauk, at Main Beach in East Hampton Village, and at Beach Lane in Wainscott.

There will be ocean plunges Sunday at Gurney’s Inn in Montauk, at Main Beach in East Hampton Village, and at Beach Lane in Wainscott.

The Gurney’s one, which benefits the Retreat, is to go off at 10:30 a.m., the Main Beach one at 1 p.m., and the Wainscott one at 2:30.

Star Staff
December 29, 2016
Local Sports Schedule

Thursday, December 29

BOYS BASKETBALL, Eastern Long Island basketball officials’ Holiday Classic, consolation game, 5:45 p.m., and final, 7:30, Suffolk Community College-Selden.

Sunday, January 1

POLAR BEAR PLUNGES, Gurney’s Inn, 10:30, Main Beach, East Hampton, 1, and Beach Lane, Wainscott, 2:30.

Jack Graves
December 22, 2016
Asked during a conversation the other day at The Star if he thought this were a “make or break year” for him in his professional baseball career, Kyle McGowin, who turned 25 on Nov. 27, said that while it would definitely be a big year for him, he would rather think of it as “a new opportunity.”

Asked during a conversation the other day at The Star if he thought this were a “make or break year” for him in his professional baseball career, Kyle McGowin, who turned 25 on Nov. 27, said that while it would definitely be a big year for him, he would rather think of it as “a new opportunity.”

Jack Graves
December 22, 2016
Wonderful to tell, the East Hampton High School boys basketball team cruised to a 77-39 nonleague win over McGann-Mercy Saturday evening, the first win of his career here for Dan White, a new hire who has coached in Sag Harbor for the past seven years and whose new charges had been 0-3 going in.

Wonderful to tell, the East Hampton High School boys basketball team cruised to a 77-39 nonleague win over McGann-Mercy Saturday evening, the first win of his career here for Dan White, a new hire who has coached in Sag Harbor for the past seven years and whose new charges had been 0-3 going in.

Jack Graves
December 22, 2016
The East Hampton High School boys swimming team improved its record to 3-0 with an easy league-opening win here over North Babylon on Dec. 13, and the indoor boys’ and girls’ track seasons are underway.

The East Hampton High School boys swimming team improved its record to 3-0 with an easy league-opening win here over North Babylon on Dec. 13, and the indoor boys’ and girls’ track seasons are underway.

Star Staff
December 22, 2016
Local Sports Schedule

Thursday, December 22

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

GIRLS BASKETBALL, East Hampton at Hampton Bays, 5:45 p.m.

Tuesday, December 27

GIRLS BASKETBALL, Coaches Vs. Cancer tournament, Pierson-Bridgehampton vs. Westhampton Beach, 11 a.m., Hampton Bays High School.

Jack Graves
December 20, 2016
It was shoulda-coulda-woulda Monday night as the East Hampton High School boys basketball team shot itself in the foot, drawing several technical calls down the stretch that aided the cause of the home team, Mount Sinai, which came away with a 70-57 victory.

It was shoulda-coulda-woulda Monday night as the East Hampton High School boys basketball team shot itself in the foot, drawing several technical calls down the stretch that aided the cause of the home team, Mount Sinai, which came away with a 70-57 victory.

Star Staff
December 15, 2016
Local Sports History

November 21, 1991:

Three members of the Montauk Rugby Club, which went undefeated in Division Two this fall, earning a Division One bid, played their way Saturday onto the Metropolitan Rugby Union’s under-23 side, which is to tour Bermuda in the spring.

Jack Graves
December 15, 2016
Mike Ritsi’s recent resignation as East Hampton High School’s varsity baseball coach — a decision that Ritsi, who also resigned as manager of the Sportime Arena in Amagansett, said was prompted by “a shift in focus” — has resulted in his replacement by Vinny Alversa, the junior varsity’s coach in the past two years.

Mike Ritsi’s recent resignation as East Hampton High School’s varsity baseball coach — a decision that Ritsi, who also resigned as manager of the Sportime Arena in Amagansett, said was prompted by “a shift in focus” — has resulted in his replacement by Vinny Alversa, the junior varsity’s coach in the past two years.

Jack Graves
December 15, 2016
East Hampton High’s boys swimming team began the season with two nonleague wins this past week; the boys basketball team, by contrast, was 0-2 as of Monday, and the wrestling team, which has on it a number of tough, though inexperienced kids willing to work, had three of its competitors place fifth in the Frank (Sprig) Gardner invitational tournament here Saturday.

East Hampton High’s boys swimming team began the season with two nonleague wins this past week; the boys basketball team, by contrast, was 0-2 as of Monday, and the wrestling team, which has on it a number of tough, though inexperienced kids willing to work, had three of its competitors place fifth in the Frank (Sprig) Gardner invitational tournament here Saturday.

Jack Graves
December 15, 2016
Glen Cove Avellino’s Jay Crawbuck was a late arrival to Sunday’s men’s soccer showdown with the East Hampton Football Club at the Hampton Bays High School’s turf field, but his timely goal with about seven minutes left until halftime gave the visitors all they needed to wrest first place from the locals going into the winter break.

Glen Cove Avellino’s Jay Crawbuck was a late arrival to Sunday’s men’s soccer showdown with the East Hampton Football Club at the Hampton Bays High School’s turf field, but his timely goal with about seven minutes left until halftime gave the visitors all they needed to wrest first place from the locals going into the winter break.

Star Staff
December 15, 2016
Local Sports Notes

Gift Bonanza

Gordon Trotter’s MuvStrong fitness studio in the One-Stop Market complex on Springs-Fireplace Road in East Hampton is to play host to a Holiday Gift Bonanza tomorrow from 2 to 7 p.m.

Star Staff
December 15, 2016
Local Sports Schedule

Friday, December 16

FITNESS, holiday gift bonanza, MuvStrong fitness studio, One-Stop Market complex, Springs-Fireplace Road, East Hampton, 2-7 p.m.

WRESTLING, East Hampton at Amityville, 4 p.m.

Saturday, December 17

GIRLS TRACK, East Hampton at cross-over meet, Suffolk Community College-Brentwood, 2:30 p.m.

Jack Graves
December 8, 2016
With things about ready to warm up sportswise here, Joe Vas, East Hampton’s athletic director, said during a conversation last Thursday that wrestling’s numbers were viable, that Dan White, a new hiree, was doing “a terrific job” as the boys basketball team’s coach, that boys swimming, under Craig Brierley and Brian Cunningham, ought to be strong, that a revamped coaching staff was now overseeing girls basketball, a team replete with all-around athletes, and that the indoor track teams, coached by Yani Cuesta and Ben Turnbull, ought to be competitive.

With things about ready to warm up sportswise here, Joe Vas, East Hampton’s athletic director, said during a conversation last Thursday that wrestling’s numbers were viable, that Dan White, a new hiree, was doing “a terrific job” as the boys basketball team’s coach, that boys swimming, under Craig Brierley and Brian Cunningham, ought to be strong, that a revamped c

Jack Graves
December 8, 2016
When last we touched base with Nick Haas, the Atlantic Golf Club’s assistant pro, who analyzes swings in a basement room of the East Hampton Indoor Tennis Club’s annex with the help of a TrackMan launch monitor and high-speed cameras, he was prescribing an exercise by which my brother-in-law could gain more of a shoulder tilt on his flattish backswing.

When last we touched base with Nick Haas, the Atlantic Golf Club’s assistant pro, who analyzes swings in a basement room of the East Hampton Indoor Tennis Club’s annex with the help of a TrackMan launch monitor and high-speed cameras, he was prescribing an exercise by which my brother-in-law could gain more of a shoulder tilt on his flattish backswing.

Jack Graves
December 8, 2016
A long-distance runner, a longtime wrestling coach, and two young swimmers were honored at the Old Montauk Athletic Club’s holiday dinner at the South Fork Country Club in Amagansett Monday night.

A long-distance runner, a longtime wrestling coach, and two young swimmers were honored at the Old Montauk Athletic Club’s holiday dinner at the South Fork Country Club in Amagansett Monday night.