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Star Staff
August 25, 2016
Local Sports History

August 1, 1991

The East Hampton Little League’s traveling all-star team won the Suffolk County championship Tuesday night in typically nail-biting fashion. It was the first time an East Hampton entry had ever gone so far in the tournament that ultimately winds up with a world series in Williamsport, Pa.

Jack Graves
August 25, 2016
Gustavo Morastitla, a 16-year-old who’s entering his junior year at Southampton High School, and who has been working this summer for a Gubbins Running Ahead store in that village, won Sunday’s 21st Ellen’s Run, a 5K, in 16 minutes and 46 seconds.

Gustavo Morastitla, a 16-year-old who’s entering his junior year at Southampton High School, and who has been working this summer for a Gubbins Running Ahead store in that village, won Sunday’s 21st Ellen’s Run, a 5K, in 16 minutes and 46 seconds.

Star Staff
August 25, 2016
Local Sports Notes

Rugby Season

Charlie Collins of the Montauk Rugby Club thinks the locals, buoyed by a mix of veterans and young recruits, ought to do well in the Empire Rugby Union’s Division III this fall. The side’s first game in the South Division is set for Sept. 10 with Brooklyn at East Hampton’s Herrick Park.

Jack Graves
August 25, 2016
Shanette Barth Cohen, who soon will have a tiger by the tail in the form of the weeklong Hampton Classic Horse Show, spent part of Friday eyeing on television the Olympics in Rio, where the United States team was to win a silver medal in jumping.

Shanette Barth Cohen, who soon will have a tiger by the tail in the form of the weeklong Hampton Classic Horse Show, spent part of Friday eyeing on television the Olympics in Rio, where the United States team was to win a silver medal in jumping. 

Star Staff
August 25, 2016
Local Sports Schedule

Thursday, August 25

LACROSSE, meeting with parents concerning combined East Hampton-Southampton-Pierson-Bridgehampton varsity, East Hampton High School library, 6 p.m.

Saturday, August 27

BASKETBALL, A.A.U. tournament, Southampton Recreation Center, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.

Sunday, August 28

Jack Graves
August 18, 2016
Jenel Russell came, he posted up, and he almost conquered, but a cramp, in four places, he said, rendered him hors de combat in the final of Saturday’s 2016 Hoops Classic at the Sportime Arena in Amagansett, and thus Grand Kenyon (the yellow team) lost 10-4 to the blue team, When We Were Young.

Jenel Russell came, he posted up, and he almost conquered, but a cramp, in four places, he said, rendered him hors de combat in the final of Saturday’s 2016 Hoops Classic at the Sportime Arena in Amagansett, and thus Grand Kenyon (the yellow team) lost 10-4 to the blue team, When We Were Young.

Jack Graves
August 18, 2016
Ryan Troudt, who, with his brother-in-law, Richie Bono, has coached Bono Plumbing in the East Hampton Town women’s slow-pitch softball league this summer, can’t remember exactly when he began coaching in the league, “18 or 19 years ago,” though he’s sure of one thing, to wit, that until last Thursday he’d never won a playoff championship before.

Ryan Troudt, who, with his brother-in-law, Richie Bono, has coached Bono Plumbing in the East Hampton Town women’s slow-pitch softball league this summer, can’t remember exactly when he began coaching in the league, “18 or 19 years ago,” though he’s sure of one thing, to wit, that until last Thursday he’d never won a playoff championship before.

Star Staff
August 18, 2016
Local Sports Schedule

Thursday, August 18

MEN’S SLOW-PITCH, playoffs, Hank Zebrowski field, Edgemere Road, Montauk, 7 p.m.

Saturday, August 20

ARTISTS AND WRITERS SOFTBALL GAME, Herrick Park, East Hampton, 2 p.m., batting practice from noon.

Jack Graves
August 18, 2016
The Artists and Writers Softball Game is to be played at East Hampton’s Herrick Park on Saturday at 2 p.m., with batting practice beginning at noon.

The Artists and Writers Softball Game is to be played at East Hampton’s Herrick Park on Saturday at 2 p.m., with batting practice beginning at noon.

Leif Hope, the Artists’ manager, and The Game’s impresario, confidently predicted following last year’s 7-4 victory that the Artists would lose this year. 

Taylor K. Vecsey
August 17, 2016
The Hampton Classic Horse Show is a week away, but show officials announced last week that a Bridgehampton horsewoman and showgrounds neighbor will be given the Long Island Sportsmanship Award.

The Hampton Classic Horse Show is a week away, but show officials announced last week that a Bridgehampton horsewoman and showgrounds neighbor will be given the Long Island Sportsmanship Award.

Noël Love Gross, who owns Dark Horse Farm next door to the Classic, will be recognized for her dedication to the equestrian sport.

Jack Graves
August 17, 2016
Chasen Dubs, Amanda Calabrese, Paige Duca, and Val Ferraro, among others, put points on the board for the Hampton Lifeguard Association’s entry in the national senior and junior lifeguard tournament at Hermosa Beach, Calif., this past week.

Chasen Dubs, Amanda Calabrese, Paige Duca, and Val Ferraro, among others, put points on the board for the Hampton Lifeguard Association’s entry in the national senior and junior lifeguard tournament at Hermosa Beach, Calif., this past week.

Christine Sampson
August 15, 2016
As they put the finishing touches on “Killer Bees,” their documentary about the Bridgehampton School and its basketball team, the two filmmakers, Orson Cummings and Ben Cummings, recently announced that a new producer has come on board.

As they put the finishing touches on “Killer Bees,” their documentary about the Bridgehampton School and its storied basketball team, the two filmmakers, Orson Cummings and Ben Cummings, recently announced that a new producer has come on board -- none other than Shaquille O&

Christine Sampson
August 13, 2016
There's still time to nominate someone for the school's inaugural group of Hall of Fame inductees.

There's still time to nominate someone for the Bridgehampton School's inaugural group of Hall of Fame inductees.

Jack Graves
August 11, 2016
Two big benefit sports events here, the Artists and Writers Softball Game and Ellen’s Run, are looming.

Two big benefit sports events here, the Artists and Writers Softball Game and Ellen’s Run, are looming. 

Jack Graves
August 11, 2016
Erik Engstrom, a recent East Hampton High School graduate and cross-country and track star who is soon to matriculate at the University of Massachusetts, and Ryan Fowkes, a Bonac sophomore who’s following in his footsteps, were winners in the Rotary Club’s 10K and 5K races in Amagansett Saturday.

Erik Engstrom, a recent East Hampton High School graduate and cross-country and track star who is soon to matriculate at the University of Massachusetts, and Ryan Fowkes, a Bonac sophomore who’s following in his footsteps, were winners in the Rotary Club’s 10K and 5K races in Amagansett Saturday.

Jack Graves
August 11, 2016
Two days after they’d ridden the hot bats of their catcher, Phil Capra, and first baseman, Rob Vani, to take the best-of-three Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League championship series to a third game, the Montauk Mustangs stumbled Friday in Westhampton as the Aviators, taking advantage of five errors, glided to the title — the third in the franchise’s history — by a score of 8-2.

Two days after they’d ridden the hot bats of their catcher, Phil Capra, and first baseman, Rob Vani, to take the best-of-three Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League championship series to a third game, the Montauk Mustangs stumbled Friday in Westhampton as the Aviators, taking advantage of five errors, glided to the title — the third in the franchise’s history — by a score

Jack Graves
August 11, 2016
The Pink Panthers, a team made up largely of the late Travis Field’s friends, won the A bracket championship in the four-day memorial slow-pitch softball tournament named for him at the Terry King ball field in Amagansett late Sunday night, besting the Raptors, last year’s runner-up, 15-7 in eight innings.

The Pink Panthers, a team made up largely of the late Travis Field’s friends, won the A bracket championship in the four-day memorial slow-pitch softball tournament named for him at the Terry King ball field in Amagansett late Sunday night, besting the Raptors, last year’s runner-up, 15-7 in eight innings.

Star Staff
August 11, 2016
Local Sports Schedule

Thursday, August 11

LIFEGUARDING, Hampton Lifeguard Association team at national tournament, Hermosa Beach, Calif., through Saturday.

WOMEN’S SLOW-PITCH, final series, game two, Bono Plumbing vs. Schenck Fuels, Terry King ball field, Abraham’s Path, Amagansett, 7 p.m.

Saturday, August 13

Jack Graves
August 4, 2016
Riding the hot bats of their catcher, Phil Capra, and their first baseman, Rob Vani, the Montauk Mustangs evened the count in Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League's championship series, defeating the top-seeded Westhampton Aviators Wednesday.

Riding the hot bats of their catcher, Phil Capra, and their first baseman, Rob Vani, the Montauk Mustangs evened the count in Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League's championship series, defeating the top-seeded Westhampton Aviators 7-4 on Wednesday at the Montauk School. The deciding game is Friday at 4 p.m. at the Westhampton Beach Elementary School. 

Jack Graves
August 3, 2016
Bono Plumbing, which was the East Hampton Town women’s slow-pitch softball league’s pennant winner, with a 7-2 record, swept Groundworks, the defending champion, in a semifinal series at the Terry King ball field in Amagansett this past week, winning 12-8 on July 26 and 31-8 — yes, 31-8 — last Thursday.

Bono Plumbing, which was the East Hampton Town women’s slow-pitch softball league’s pennant winner, with a 7-2 record, swept Groundworks, the defending champion, in a semifinal series at the Terry King ball field in Amagansett this past week, winning 12-8 on July 26 and 31-8 — yes, 31-8 — last Thursday.

Star Staff
August 3, 2016
Local Sports Notes

Champion Oarsman

Walter Banfield, whose grandmother is Norma Edwards of Springs, recently won the under-23 national lightweight rowing championship in Princeton, N.J., qualifying him to compete with the U.S. rowing team at the world championships in Rotterdam, the Netherlands, from Aug. 22 to 27. 

Jack Graves
August 3, 2016
The 7-on-7 men’s soccer league’s championship game at East Hampton’s Herrick Park on July 27 was mano-a-mano in the first half, at the end of which neither Bateman Painting nor Hamptons F.C.-Bill Miller had scored, and for about half of the second frame as well.

The 7-on-7 men’s soccer league’s championship game at East Hampton’s Herrick Park on July 27 was mano-a-mano in the first half, at the end of which neither Bateman Painting nor Hamptons F.C.-Bill Miller had scored, and for about half of the second frame as well.

Jack Graves
August 3, 2016
Spurred on by a desire to win the franchise’s first Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League championship, the Montauk Mustangs stomped the second-seeded North Fork Ospreys in a semifinal series this past weekend, winning 13-4 on the North Fork and then prevailing 10-7 Sunday at the Montauk School.

Spurred on by a desire to win the franchise’s first Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League championship, the Montauk Mustangs stomped the second-seeded North Fork Ospreys in a semifinal series this past weekend, winning 13-4 on the North Fork and then prevailing 10-7 Sunday at the Montauk School.

Star Staff
August 3, 2016
Local Sports Schedule

Thursday, August 4

COLLEGIATE BASEBALL, Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League championship series, game three, if needed, Montauk Mustangs vs. Westhampton Aviators, Westhampton Beach Elementary School, 4 p.m.