Recent Stories: Sports

Jack Graves
May 21, 2015
Yesterday, the 12th-seeded East Hampton High School boys tennis team, which upset fifth-seeded Bayport-Blue Point last Thursday, was to have played a quarterfinal round match at fourth-seeded Ward Melville.

Yesterday, the 12th-seeded East Hampton High School boys tennis team, which upset fifth-seeded Bayport-Blue Point last Thursday, was to have played a quarterfinal round match at fourth-seeded Ward Melville.

Star staff
May 21, 2015
Zach Grossman, a former star golfer at East Hampton High School who won the South Fork Country Club’s men’s championships in 2007, 2009, and 2011, was cited this past week by the National Collegiate Athletic Association as an academic all-American.

Zach Grossman, a former star golfer at East Hampton High School who won the South Fork Country Club’s men’s championships in 2007, 2009, and 2011, was cited this past week by the National Collegiate Athletic Association as an academic all-American.

Star staff
May 21, 2015

Thursday, May 21
GOLF, Section XI team and individual state qualifier tournament, Rock Hill Golf and Country Club, Manorville, from 7:30 a.m.
TENNIS, county team tournament semifinal matches at sites of higher seeds, 4 p.m.

Friday, May 22
TENNIS, county team tournament final, Smithtown East High School, 3 p.m.

Jack Graves
May 14, 2015
Julian MacGurn, the junior who plays first singles for the East Hampton High School boys tennis team, wound up as the runner-up to Shoreham-Wading River’s Chris Kuhnle in the Division IV tournament played at William Floyd High School this past week.

Julian MacGurn, the junior who plays first singles for the East Hampton High School boys tennis team, wound up as the runner-up to Shoreham-Wading River’s Chris Kuhnle in the Division IV tournament played at William Floyd High School this past week.

Jack Graves
May 14, 2015
The high-flying men’s soccer team, the East Hampton Football Club, stumbled here Sunday in a game with the Long Island Soccer Football League’s two-time defending Division 1 champion, Port Jefferson, losing 3-0.

The high-flying men’s soccer team, the East Hampton Football Club, stumbled here Sunday in a game with the Long Island Soccer Football League’s two-time defending Division 1 champion, Port Jefferson, losing 3-0.

Jack Graves
May 14, 2015
Athletes took to the water and to the roads Saturday in Sag Harbor and Bridgehampton, their efforts in keeping with spring’s irrepressible advance.

Athletes took to the water and to the roads Saturday in Sag Harbor and Bridgehampton, their efforts in keeping with spring’s irrepressible advance.

Jack Graves
May 14, 2015
Brandon Hayes was remembered at the dedication of a new scoreboard at East Hampton High School on May 6 — a scoreboard whose $18,000 cost was underwritten last year by East Hampton’s Rotary Club.

Brandon Hayes was remembered at the dedication of a new scoreboard at East Hampton High School on May 6 — a scoreboard whose $18,000 cost was underwritten last year by East Hampton’s Rotary Club.

Star staff
May 14, 2015
From T-ball to swimming to raising money for the fight against Huntington's disease the youth of the East End have a very active May schedule.

 T-Ball

Mark McKee’s instructional T-ball program for boys and girls ages 5 to 8 is to begin at the John M. Marshall Elementary School in East Hampton this Saturday at 9 a.m. The program, sponsored by the Kiwanis Club, will run for six weeks, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. each Saturday.

Swim Challenge

Star staff
May 14, 2015
Local sports schedule

Thursday, May 14
BOYS TENNIS, second round matches, county team tournament, sites of higher seeds, 4 p.m.

Saturday, May 16
BOYS TENNIS, county individual tournament, William Floyd High School, 9 a.m
T-BALL, for boys and girls ages 5 to 8, John M. Marshall Elementary School, 9-10:30 a.m.

Jack Graves
May 14, 2015
Three East Hampton High School records were set in the girls track meet here with Mount Sinai last Thursday — a meet that the Bonackers won 95-54, thus enabling them to finish the regular season at 3-3.

Three East Hampton High School records were set in the girls track meet here with Mount Sinai last Thursday — a meet that the Bonackers won 95-54, thus enabling them to finish the regular season at 3-3.

“It’s been a good year,” Yani Cuesta, the girls’ coach, said during Monday’s practice session.

Jack Graves
May 7, 2015
A win over Ross improved the Bonackers' record to 14-0 over all and apparently marked the first East Hampton victory against the league champion in five of the seven years that the private school has fielded a team.

Fueled by Julian MacGurn and Jack Louchheim's comeback wins at first and second singles, the East Hampton High School boys tennis team defeated its perennially powerful neighbor, the Ross School, 5-2 in a nonleague match played at East Hampton on Wednesday.

Jack Graves
May 6, 2015
While there wasn’t much to write home about when it came to East Hampton High’s varsity lacrosse, baseball, and softball teams last week, Vinnie Alversa’s jayvee baseball team gave that program reason to hope given its exciting 5-4 come-from-behind win here Friday over the Bayport-Blue Point jayvee, which feeds into a varsity that has won two straight state championships and which was as of Monday was 12-0 this season.

While there wasn’t much to write home about when it came to East Hampton High’s varsity lacrosse, baseball, and softball teams last week, Vinnie Alversa’s jayvee baseball team gave that program reason to hope given its exciting 5-4 come-from-behind win here Friday over the Bayport-Blue Point jayvee, which feeds into a varsity that has won two straight state championships and w

Jack Graves
May 6, 2015
The last time the East Hampton and William Floyd boys tennis teams met, on April 25, the match went down to a three-setter at third doubles, the Bonackers emerging as a 4-3 winner.

The last time the East Hampton and William Floyd boys tennis teams met, on April 25, the match went down to a three-setter at third doubles, the Bonackers emerging as a 4-3 winner.

Star staff
May 6, 2015

Football Party

Jack Graves
May 6, 2015
“We did well in track, but unfortunately the sport is track and field,” Kevin Barry, who assists Luis Morales in coaching East Hampton High’s boys track team, said following April 28th’s 92-48 loss here to Sayville.

“We did well in track, but unfortunately the sport is track and field,” Kevin Barry, who assists Luis Morales in coaching East Hampton High’s boys track team, said following April 28th’s 92-48 loss here to Sayville.

Star staff
May 6, 2015

Thursday, May 7
GIRLS TRACK, Mount Sinai at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.
BOYS TRACK, East Hampton at Mount Sinai, 4:30 p.m.
SOFTBALL, East Hampton at Westhampton Beach, 4:30 p.m.
BOYS LACROSSE, East Hampton at Kings Park, 5 p.m.

Friday, May 8

Jack Graves
May 6, 2015
With the coming of spring, action in the outdoor men’s soccer leagues has resumed, and, given the quality of East Hampton’s entries, in the Long Island Soccer and Football League and in the Suffolk Men’s Soccer League, the news continues to be pretty good.

With the coming of spring, action in the outdoor men’s soccer leagues has resumed, and, given the quality of East Hampton’s entries, in the Long Island Soccer and Football League and in the Suffolk Men’s Soccer League, the news continues to be pretty good.

Taylor K. Vecsey
May 5, 2015
Josh Lamison, a Bridgehampton High School junior, received a commendation at the Suffolk County Legislature's general meeting late last month in honor of scoring his 1,000th career point during the Bridgehampton Killer Bees' winning season.

Josh Lamison, a Bridgehampton High School junior, received a commendation at the Suffolk County Legislature's general meeting late last month in honor of his standout basketball season.

Jack Graves
April 30, 2015
Jack Louchheim, the seventh grader who plays third singles for East Hampton High School’s boys tennis team, came through with a huge come-from-behind victory at William Floyd Saturday.

Jack Louchheim, the seventh grader who plays third singles for East Hampton High School’s boys tennis team, came through with a huge come-from-behind victory at William Floyd Saturday, tying the match at 3-all, and leaving it up to Josh Rosario and Ben Karlin, who had had split sets with their opponents, to clinch the pivotal point at third doubles.

Star staff
April 30, 2015

Thursday, April 30
BOYS LACROSSE, Bayport-Blue Point at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.
SOFTBALL, East Hampton at Rocky Point, 4:30 p.m.

Friday, May 1
BOYS TENNIS, Hampton Bays at East Hampton, 4 p.m.
BASEBALL, East Hampton at Bayport-Blue Point, 4:30 p.m.

Jack Graves
April 29, 2015
“All it takes is a play here and a play there,” Mike Ritsi, East Hampton High’s baseball coach, said when questioned concerning Friday’s 6-3 loss here to Miller Place, which was the Bonackers’ 10th of the season vis-a-vis two wins.

“All it takes is a play here and a play there,” Mike Ritsi, East Hampton High’s baseball coach, said when questioned concerning Friday’s 6-3 loss here to Miller Place, which was the Bonackers’ 10th of the season vis-a-vis two wins.

Star staff
April 29, 2015
Eight girls placed at the Westhampton Beach invitational meet on Saturday.

Yani Cuesta, who coaches East Hampton High’s girls track team, reported that the following had done well at the Westhampton Beach invitational meet Saturday: Nina Piacentine, third in the open 1,500-meter racewalk; Cecilia Blowe, fifth in the open long jump; Taliya Hayes, first place in the novice shot-put and sixth in the open discus; Tyra Stewart, third place in the novice 100; Alyssa B

Jack Graves
April 29, 2015
Girls lacrosse, which had been coming on of late, going 4-1 after beginning the season at 1-4, lost 12-10 at Kings Park, which, as a result, improved its record to 4-6, while Caitlin King’s team fell to 5-6.

Aside from the boys tennis team’s bageling of Eastport-South Manor, Monday was pretty glum sportswise.

Star staff
April 29, 2015

Fund-Raiser

Funds will be raised for Huntington’s disease research and awareness at the East Hampton-Mount Sinai high school baseball game here Tuesday. Mike Ritsi, East Hampton’s coach, said that “local businesses have donated to this event, and we will have food, prizes, music, and raffles.”