Recent Stories: Sports

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.

Star Staff
December 8, 2016
Local Sports Schedule

Thursday, December 8

BOYS SWIMMING, Ward Melville vs. East Hampton, nonleague, Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter, 5 p.m.

GIRLS BASKETBALL, Center Moriches at Pierson, Sag Harbor, 6:15 p.m.

Saturday, December 10

WRESTLING, Sprig Gardner invitational tournament, East Hampton High School, from 9 a.m.

Star Staff
December 6, 2016
The Hamptons Marathon donated $100,000, including $40,000 to Southampton Hospital and Southampton Youth Services, all with money raised from its October race in Southampton Village.

The Hamptons Marathon donated $100,000 to various charities, including $40,000 each to Southampton Hospital and Southampton Youth Services, all with money raised from its October race in Southampton Village. 

Jack Graves
December 1, 2016
Virtually all of the players on Maidstone Market’s 7-on-7 soccer team play as well for the East Hampton Football Club, which this week moved into first place in the Long Island Soccer Football Club’s Division-I A flight.

Virtually all of the players on Maidstone Market’s 7-on-7 soccer team play as well for the East Hampton Football Club, which this week moved into first place in the Long Island Soccer Football Club’s Division-I A flight.

Jack Graves
December 1, 2016
The Montauk Rugby Club finished the fall season with a flourish recently, knocking off its Rockaway rival 33-14 at Rockaway, a win that enabled it to garner a berth in the Empire Geographical Union playoffs in the spring.

The Montauk Rugby Club finished the fall season with a flourish recently, knocking off its Rockaway rival 33-14 at Rockaway, a win that enabled it to garner a berth in the Empire Geographical Union playoffs in the spring.

Star Staff
December 1, 2016
Local Sports Schedule

Thursday, December 1

GIRLS BASKETBALL, Miller Place at Pierson, Sag Harbor, nonleague, 5 p.m.

Friday, December 2

BOYS BASKETBALL, East Hampton at Mattituck, scrimmage, 4:30 p.m.

Saturday, December 3

GIRLS BASKETBALL, East Hampton at Pierson, Sag Harbor, scrimmage, 11 a.m.

Jack Graves
December 1, 2016
Thanksgiving Day’s Turkey Trots in Montauk drew a sizable two and four-legged field, the latter prompting one runner to suggest that the East Hampton Town Recreation Department begin adding a dog division.

Thanksgiving Day’s Turkey Trots in Montauk drew a sizable two and four-legged field, the latter prompting one runner to suggest that the East Hampton Town Recreation Department begin adding a dog division.

Star Staff
November 23, 2016
Local Sports History

November 7, 1991

Howard Lebwith, 61, a dental surgeon from Springs who ran the New York City marathon, along with Ray Charron and Andy Neidnig, Sunday, said he had not gotten much sleep the night before the race, having been forced to bed down “in a motel that rented rooms by the hour.” 

Jack Graves
November 23, 2016
His mother calls him “a golf prodigy,” and while Gina Bradley is obviously, and understandably, a proud mother, she may not be far off.

His mother calls him “a golf prodigy,” and while Gina Bradley is obviously, and understandably, a proud mother, she may not be far off.

Jack Graves
November 23, 2016
Saturday’s East Hampton Town Recreation Department soccer playoff final between the first-through-third-grade Grays, coached by Declan Kelly and Stuart Murray, and the Blues, coached by Robyn Mott and Kathleen Daniels, went down to a shootout, with the Grays winning out, thanks to Josephine Kalish’s clinching shot, 3-0.

Saturday’s East Hampton Town Recreation Department soccer playoff final between the first-through-third-grade Grays, coached by Declan Kelly and Stuart Murray, and the Blues, coached by Robyn Mott and Kathleen Daniels, went down to a shootout, with the Grays winning out, thanks to Josephine Kalish’s clinching shot, 3-0.

Jack Graves
November 23, 2016
Jacqui Thorsen, an East Hampton High School senior who has participated in five different sports and has a 100-plus weighted average, signed on Nov. 15 a letter of intent to attend Wagner College, where she will play lacrosse and major in either economics or finance.

Jacqui Thorsen, an East Hampton High School senior who has participated in five different sports and has a 100-plus weighted average, signed on Nov. 15 a letter of intent to attend Wagner College, where she will play lacrosse and major in either economics or finance.

Jack Graves
November 23, 2016
The East Hampton Football Club, which as of the moment trails Glen Cove Avellino by one point in the Long Island Soccer Football League’s first-division A flight, knocked Port Jefferson, a tough B flight rival, out of the league cup tournament here Sunday by a score of 2-1.

The East Hampton Football Club, which as of the moment trails Glen Cove Avellino by one point in the Long Island Soccer Football League’s first-division A flight, knocked Port Jefferson, a tough B flight rival, out of the league cup tournament here Sunday by a score of 2-1.

Star Staff
November 23, 2016
Local sports Notes

Turkey Trots

Three and 6-mile races around Montauk’s Fort Pond are to be held this morning. Sponsored by the East Hampton Town Recreation Department and John Keeshan Real Estate, they are to begin at the Circle at 10 a.m. Day-of-race registration is to be held at the Montauk Chamber of Commerce from 8 to 9:30.

Star Staff
November 23, 2016
Local Sports Schedule

Thursday, November 24

RUNNING, Town Recreation Department and John Keeshan Real Estate Turkey Trots, 3 and 6-mile races around Fort Pond, the Circle, Montauk, 10 a.m., registration at the Chamber of Commerce building from 8.

Saturday, November 26

GIRLS BASKETBALL, Pierson-Bridgehampton at Bay Shore, scrimmage, 9:30 a.m. 

Jack Graves
November 17, 2016
The East Hampton Football Club’s men’s soccer teams had good results in second-round state cup play here Sunday as East Hampton’s reserves defeated their Glen Cove counterparts 2-0 and as the A team beat the New York Athletic Club 1-0.

The East Hampton Football Club’s men’s soccer teams had good results in second-round state cup play here Sunday as East Hampton’s reserves defeated their Glen Cove counterparts 2-0 and as the A team beat the New York Athletic Club 1-0. 

Jack Graves
November 17, 2016
Wearing a leather vest emblazoned with the United States Marines logo, and his customary handlebar mustache, Billy DePetris, who was, with two of his boyhood friends — Carl Yastrzemski and Bill Stavropoulos — inducted, along with Sandy McFarland and the late John Niles, into the Bridgehampton High School Hall of Fame last night, held forth for an hour at the Candy Kitchen Saturday morning, having been driven there from Flanders, where he lives, by his daughter, Donna.

Wearing a leather vest emblazoned with the United States Marines logo, and his customary handlebar mustache, Billy DePetris, who was, with two of his boyhood friends — Carl Yastrzemski and Bill Stavropoulos — inducted, along with Sandy McFarland and the late John Niles, into the Bridgehampton High School Hall of Fame last night, held forth for an hour at the Candy Kitchen Saturday m

Jack Graves
November 17, 2016
George Watson, who used to preside over a trio of October races in Montauk — a road race, a cycling race, and an “anything that floats” race — said, as he handed out finishing numbers to participants Sunday in front of his and his son Chris’s restaurant and bar, that, of course, he’d started them (back in the 1970s) so he could be crowned the winner.

George Watson, who used to preside over a trio of October races in Montauk — a road race, a cycling race, and an “anything that floats” race — said, as he handed out finishing numbers to participants Sunday in front of his and his son Chris’s restaurant and bar, that, of course, he’d started them (back in the 1970s) so he could be crowned the winner.

Star Staff
November 17, 2016
Local Sports Notes

A Strong 2nd

Lona Rubenstein, who will turn 83 on Dec. 2, placed second — “a strong second,” she said — in a recent Southampton Kiwanis Club-sponsored poker tournament, which benefited children with autism.

Star Staff
November 17, 2016
Local Sports Schedule

Friday, November 18

GIRLS SWIMMING, state meet, Ithaca College, also Saturday.

Sunday, November 20

MEN’S SOCCER, league cup game, Port Jefferson vs. East Hampton Football Club, Ross School, 2 p.m.

Wednesday, November 23

Jack Graves
November 10, 2016
The East Hampton Football Club, which two years ago jumped from Division III to Division I in the Long Island Soccer Football League, remained in contention for the premier division’s top spot with an easy 3-0 win over Real New York F.C., a Jamaica, Queens, team, here at the Ross School Sunday.

The East Hampton Football Club, which two years ago jumped from Division III to Division I in the Long Island Soccer Football League, remained in contention for the premier division’s top spot with an easy 3-0 win over Real New York F.C., a Jamaica, Queens, team, here at the Ross School Sunday.

Star Staff
November 10, 2016
Local Sports Notes

Nick West Is M.V.P.

Jack Graves
November 10, 2016
Craig Brierley, who coaches East Hampton High’s girls swimming team, will take with him to the state meet Cecilia De Havenon, Julia Brierley, Sophia Swanson, and Madison Jones, who were runners-up Saturday in the county meet’s 200 medley and 200 freestyle relay events at Suffolk Community College-Brentwood. De Havenon, moreover, qualified as well for the state’s 100 backstroke competition that day.

Craig Brierley, who coaches East Hampton High’s girls swimming team, will take with him to the state meet Cecilia De Havenon, Julia Brierley, Sophia Swanson, and Madison Jones, who were runners-up Saturday in the county meet’s 200 medley and 200 freestyle relay events at Suffolk Community College-Brentwood.

Star Staff
November 10, 2016
Local Sports Schedule

Saturday, November 12

RUGBY, Montauk Rugby Club at Rockaway, 1 p.m.

Sunday, November 13

RUNNING, 3-Mile Dock Race, from Montauk Post Office to the Dock Bar and Grill, 11:30 a.m.