Recent Stories: Sports

Jack Graves
April 20, 2017
East Hampton High’s baseball team was still looking for its first win as of earlier this week, having been outscored 36-1 in the three games with Shoreham, a team that Vinny Alversa, East Hampton’s coach, thinks may well win a state championship, and also this past week the boys and girls lacrosse teams had their moments in games they were to lose.

East Hampton High’s baseball team was still looking for its first win as of earlier this week, having been outscored 36-1 in the three games with Shoreham, a team that Vinny Alversa, East Hampton’s coach, thinks may well win a state championship, and also this past week the boys and girls lacrosse teams had their moments in games they were to lose.

Jack Graves
April 20, 2017
Last fall, after it became known that the Montauk Rugby Club had squeaked into the Empire Geographic Region’s playoffs’ top eight — as the seventh seed — Charlie Collins, a club spokesman, said he thought the Sharks could make a run.

Last fall, after it became known that the Montauk Rugby Club had squeaked into the Empire Geographic Region’s playoffs’ top eight — as the seventh seed — Charlie Collins, a club spokesman, said he thought the Sharks could make a run.

Star Staff
April 20, 2017
Local Sports Schedule

Thursday, April 20

BOYS LACROSSE, Hampton Bays vs. South Fork Islanders, East Hampton High School, 4 p.m.

SOFTBALL, Sayville at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m. 

BOYS TENNIS, East Hampton at William Floyd, 4:30 p.m.

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

Friday, April 21

Jack Graves
April 20, 2017
Spring having arrived, Marcelo Merchan has delivered on his vow last fall to field at least three youth soccer teams that would vie under East Hampton’s banner in the Long Island Junior Soccer League.

Spring having arrived, Marcelo Merchan has delivered on his vow last fall to field at least three youth soccer teams that would vie under East Hampton’s banner in the Long Island Junior Soccer League. 

Jack Graves
April 13, 2017
Three East Hampton Football Club players, namely Julian Barahona, Antonio Padilla, and Xavi Piedra Martel, figured prominently in the indoor soccer finals played at the Sportime Arena in Amagansett Saturday night.

Three East Hampton Football Club players, namely Julian Barahona, Antonio Padilla, and Xavi Piedra Martel, figured prominently in the indoor soccer finals played at the Sportime Arena in Amagansett Saturday night.

Jack Graves
April 13, 2017
Tom Cohill, who coaches the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter’s youth swim team, the Hurricanes, said on his return from the Y nationals in Greensboro, N.C., this week that his six competitors — Maggie Purcell, Sophia Swanson, Julia Brierley, Maddie Jones, Caroline Oakland, and Cecilia De Havenon — all had done well, especially Purcell, who became the first Hurricane ever to swim in a national short course final.

Tom Cohill, who coaches the Y.M.C.A.

Jack Graves
April 13, 2017
A bevy of major league scouts with radar guns were gathered behind the backstop at East Hampton High’s baseball field Monday afternoon, though, unfortunately insofar as Bonac fans were concerned, they were there to watch the other starting pitcher, Shoreham-Wading River’s Brian Morrell.

A bevy of major league scouts with radar guns were gathered behind the backstop at East Hampton High’s baseball field Monday afternoon, though, unfortunately insofar as Bonac fans were concerned, they were there to watch the other starting pitcher, Shoreham-Wading River’s Brian Morrell.

Star Staff
April 13, 2017
Local Sports Notes

Girls Track Season Opener

The East Hampton High School girls track team lost its season-opener here on April 5 by a score of 95-54 to Shoreham-Wading River. 

Star Staff
April 13, 2017
Local Sports Schedule

Saturday, April 15

BASEBALL, Shoreham-Wading River at East Hampton, 11 a.m.

SOFTBALL, East Hampton at Hampton Bays, 11 a.m.

Monday, April 17

SOFTBALL, Harborfields at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.

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

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

Jack Graves
April 13, 2017
The good news insofar as East Hampton High School’s softball team went this past week was Friday’s 7-2 win at Southampton, its second win of the season vis-a-vis four losses. That is, until Monday, when the girls, with five teammates on vacation, three of them starters, were bageled 9-0 here by Westhampton Beach.

The good news insofar as East Hampton High School’s softball team went this past week was Friday’s 7-2 win at Southampton, its second win of the season vis-a-vis four losses. That is, until Monday, when the girls, with five teammates on vacation, three of them starters, were bageled 9-0 here by Westhampton Beach.

Star Staff
April 6, 2017
Local Sports History

April 2, 1992

As the Bridgehampton Race Circuit revs up for a season of action through mid-November, its board of directors, faced with a $2 million “balloon” mortgage payment, is proposing to sell the 521-acre tract, one of the largest open parcels in Southampton Town, at public auction.

 

April 9, 1992

Jack Graves
April 6, 2017
To the good news first: East Hampton High’s boys tennis team could well be on the way to a third consecutive undefeated season in league play.

To the good news first: East Hampton High’s boys tennis team could well be on the way to a third consecutive undefeated season in league play.

Jack Graves
April 6, 2017
Nick Haas, who has for the past two winters analyzed golfers’ swings in a basement room at the former Hampton Kids building at East Hampton Indoor Tennis, returns soon to the Atlantic Golf Club, where he is an assistant pro, buoyed by the knowledge that in the off-season he has introduced the game to scores of Project Most kids from Springs and East Hampton.

Nick Haas, who has for the past two winters analyzed golfers’ swings in a basement room at the former Hampton Kids building at East Hampton Indoor Tennis, returns soon to the Atlantic Golf Club, where he is an assistant pro, buoyed by the knowledge that in the off-season he has introduced the game to scores of Project Most kids from Springs and East Hampton.

Jack Graves
April 6, 2017
The East Hampton Football Club remained in second place, behind Glen Cove Avellino, in Flight A of the Long Island Soccer Football League’s top division Sunday by easily defeating the Port Jefferson Fusion 2-0 at the Ross School.

The East Hampton Football Club remained in second place, behind Glen Cove Avellino, in Flight A of the Long Island Soccer Football League’s top division Sunday by easily defeating the Port Jefferson Fusion 2-0 at the Ross School.

Star Staff
April 6, 2017
Local Sports Schedule

Thursday, April 6

BOYS TENNIS, East Hampton at Westhampton Beach, 4:30 p.m.

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

SOFTBALL, East Hampton at Southampton, 4:30 p.m.

BOYS LACROSSE, South Fork Islanders at Center Moriches, 4:30 p.m.

Friday, April 7

Jack Graves
March 30, 2017
Joe McKee, East Hampton High School’s varsity football coach, said this week that he’d “like to get a little more out there” concerning the recent decision by East Hampton to move up from Conference IV to III, as Section XI had ordained, based on new enrollment figures in grades 9 through 11.

Joe McKee, East Hampton High School’s varsity football coach, said this week that he’d “like to get a little more out there” concerning the recent decision by East Hampton to move up from Conference IV to III, as Section XI had ordained, based on new enrollment figures in grades 9 through 11.

Star Staff
March 30, 2017
Joe McKee, who coaches East Hampton High’s varsity football team, is to oversee East Hampton’s “first annual combine day for kindergartners through 11th graders” on the high school’s turf field on April 8, a Saturday.

Joe McKee, who coaches East Hampton High’s varsity football team, is to oversee East Hampton’s “first annual combine day for kindergartners through 11th graders” on the high school’s turf field on April 8, a Saturday.

Jack Graves
March 30, 2017
The East Hampton High School boys tennis team was 3-0 (2-0 in league play) as of this week, following wins over West Islip, Westhampton Beach, and Shoreham-Wading River.

The East Hampton High School boys tennis team was 3-0 (2-0 in league play) as of this week, following wins over West Islip, Westhampton Beach, and Shoreham-Wading River.

The West Islip and Westhampton wins were by 4-3 margins. The Bonackers bageled Shoreham 7-0, though second and third doubles were decided by third-set super-tiebreakers.

Jack Graves
March 30, 2017
Yes, she was competitive, Pearl Ramirez, an up-and-coming 11-year-old gymnast, said with a bright smile during a conversation the other day at The Star.

Yes, she was competitive, Pearl Ramirez, an up-and-coming 11-year-old gymnast, said with a bright smile during a conversation the other day at The Star.

The Springs sixth grader started with ballet during a family vacation in Toluca, Mexico, when she was 4, but on their return here decided she wanted to pursue “a sport with a little more action.”

Star Staff
March 30, 2017
Local Sports Schedule

Thursday, March 30

GIRLS LACROSSE, Bayport-Blue Point at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.

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

BOYS TENNIS, Rocky Point at East Hampton, 4:30 p.m.

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

Friday, March 31

Jack Graves
March 30, 2017
Tom Cohill, who coaches the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter’s youth swim team, the Hurricanes, reported on their return last week from the state Y meet in Ithaca that the team, which finished fourth among the 40 Y teams entered, had numerous top-three finishes in a lot of age groups.

Tom Cohill, who coaches the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter’s youth swim team, the Hurricanes, reported on their return last week from the state Y meet in Ithaca that the team, which finished fourth among the 40 Y teams entered, had numerous top-three finishes in a lot of age groups.

Below are some of them, spotted in 78 pages of meet results:

Star Staff
March 23, 2017
Local Sports History

March 5, 1992

Coaches of the East Hampton Town Little League, to accommodate an ever-increasing number of hopefuls, voted on Feb. 26 to expand into town and village organizations, which are chartered for as many as 10 teams each. There had been 10 teams in the Little League in recent years.

Jack Graves
March 23, 2017
Joe Vas, the East Hampton School District’s athletic director, said during Monday’s baseball scrimmage here with Southampton that he had made the decision to accept the Section XI-mandated move up from Conference IV to the “black-and-blue” Conference III, a move dictated by new enrollment numbers, though he wanted to hear that night at a meeting in the school’s cafeteria what the parents’, players’, and coaches’ thoughts were.

So it is up to Conference III in football.

Jack Graves
March 23, 2017
The Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter’s youth swim team, the Hurricanes, placed fourth among 40 teams at the state Y meet in Ithaca this past weekend.

The Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter’s youth swim team, the Hurricanes, placed fourth among 40 teams at the state Y meet in Ithaca this past weekend.