Recent Stories: Sports

Jack Graves
June 23, 2016
Jack Louchheim, who may well lead East Hampton High School’s boys tennis team next spring as a freshman, capped a big week Saturday by dedicating a new QuickStart tennis court that he had had built at the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreation Center.

Jack Louchheim, who may well lead East Hampton High School’s boys tennis team next spring as a freshman, capped a big week Saturday by dedicating a new QuickStart tennis court that he had had built at the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreation Center. 

Jack Graves
June 23, 2016
Four of long-distance running’s legends — Joan Benoit-Samuelson, Bill Rodgers, Amby Burfoot, and George A. Hirsch — spent two hours outside of Shelter Island’s American Legion Hall Friday afternoon engaged in a lively conversation that WLNG aired and that Dr. Frank Adipietro, whose wife, Mary Ellen, is the Shelter Island 10K race director, moderated.

Four of long-distance running’s legends — Joan Benoit-Samuelson, Bill Rodgers, Amby Burfoot, and George A. Hirsch — spent two hours outside of Shelter Island’s American Legion Hall Friday afternoon engaged in a lively conversation that WLNG aired and that Dr.

Star Staff
June 23, 2016
Local Sports Schedule

Thursday, June 23

COLLEGIATE BASEBALL, Sag Harbor Whalers vs. Montauk Mustangs, Montauk School, 5 p.m.

WOMEN’S SLOW-PITCH, Bono Plumbing vs. Schenck Fuels, 6:45 p.m., and P.B.A. vs. Groundworks, 8, Terry King ball field, Abraham’s Path, Amagansett.

Star Staff
June 23, 2016
Local Sports Notes

Turbo-Tri

Elliot Bock, 30, of Greenlawn, won the I-Tri mentoring program’s Turbo-Tri triathlon (300-yard bay swim, 7-mile bike, and 1.5-mile run) at Maidstone Park in Springs on Saturday, in 34 minutes and 2.52 seconds. The women’s winner was Mary Lenzi, 55, of Hauppauge, in 38:42.69.

There were 31 female and 25 male finishers.

Star Staff
June 16, 2016
Local Sports History

June 6, 1991

Sandy McFarland, a speedy Bridgehampton junior, and Anthony Baker, a skywalking East Hampton senior, qualified for the state track meet by winning events at the county boys and girls track meets at Bellport High School last weekend.

Jack Graves
June 16, 2016
Eric Engstrom and Gabby McKay were recently named as recipients of East Hampton High School’s Paul Yuska award, given to the senior class’s top male and female athletes — a first inasmuch as both Engstrom and McKay run cross-country, and participate as well in winter and spring track.

Eric Engstrom and Gabby McKay were recently named as recipients of East Hampton High School’s Paul Yuska award, given to the senior class’s top male and female athletes — a first inasmuch as both Engstrom and McKay run cross-country, and participate as well in winter and spring track.

Jack Graves
June 16, 2016
Adrian Mackay, no stranger to the winner’s circle, won, for the first time, the Montauk triathlon Saturday in 1 hour, 58 minutes, and 45.8 seconds, topping 300 other finishers.

Adrian Mackay, no stranger to the winner’s circle, won, for the first time, the Montauk triathlon Saturday in 1 hour, 58 minutes, and 45.8 seconds, topping 300 other finishers.

Jack Graves
June 16, 2016
Kathy McGeehan, the longtime girls volleyball coach at East Hampton High School, played May 27 to June 1 on an over-50 women’s team that placed fourth in U.S.A. Volleyball’s national championships in Orlando, Fla.

Kathy McGeehan, the longtime girls volleyball coach at East Hampton High School, played May 27 to June 1 on an over-50 women’s team that placed fourth in U.S.A. Volleyball’s national championships in Orlando, Fla.

Jack Graves
June 16, 2016
The Shelter Island 10K, which continues to be one of the United States’ most popular road races, is to be contested Saturday by a field that is to include four of long-distance running’s salient figures — Bill Rodgers, Joan Benoit Samuelson, Amby Burfoot, and George A. Hirsch.

The Shelter Island 10K, which continues to be one of the United States’ most popular road races, is to be contested Saturday by a field that is to include four of long-distance running’s salient figures — Bill Rodgers, Joan Benoit Samuelson, Amby Burfoot, and George A. Hirsch.

Star Staff
June 16, 2016
Local Sports Notes

Passing Tourney

Star Staff
June 16, 2016
Local Sports Schedule

Thursday, June 16

COLLEGIATE BASEBALL, Sag Harbor Whalers at Westhampton, Aviator Field, 5 p.m.

MEN’S SLOW-PITCH, Brewery vs. Montauk Rugby Club, Hank Zebrowski field, Edgemere Road, 8 p.m.

Friday, June 17

COLLEGIATE BASEBALL, Riverhead Tomcats vs. Montauk Mustangs, Montauk School, 5 p.m.

Jack Graves
June 9, 2016
Joe McKee, who’s happy with the numbers thus far at the varsity football level at East Hampton High School, wants to assure that they continue to be good, and so he’s proposing that an in-house, non-contact youth league be set up with games under Herrick Park’s lights on Friday nights.

Joe McKee, who’s happy with the numbers thus far at the varsity football level at East Hampton High School, wants to assure that they continue to be good, and so he’s proposing that an in-house, non-contact youth league be set up with games under Herrick Park’s lights on Friday nights.

Star Staff
June 9, 2016
Local Sports Notes

Triathlon

Merle McDonald-Aaron, who oversees the Robert J. Aaron memorial triathlon in Montauk, which is to be contested Saturday, said Monday that there are still spots open. One can register online through start2finish.com. There were 354 entrants as of earlier this week.

Star Staff
June 9, 2016
Local Sports Schedule

Thursday, June 9

COLLEGIATE BASEBALL, Montauk Mustangs vs. North Fork Ospreys, Cochran Park, Peconic, 7 p.m.

FITNESS, rededication of expanded Kendall Madison Fitness Center, East Hampton High School, 6 p.m.

MEN’S SLOW-PITCH, Raptors vs. O’Murphy’s, Hank Zebrowski field, Edgemere Road, Montauk, 8 p.m.

Jack Graves
June 7, 2016
Play began in the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League this week, and it must have felt especially good for Nick Kruel, who had undergone a nine-hour open heart operation last fall.

Play began in the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League this week, and as of Monday the Montauk Mustangs and Sag Harbor Whalers were 1-1, both teams bouncing back from defeats — the Whalers, by 3-0, at Westhampton, and the Mustangs, by 4-1, at Southampton — in season-openers.

Jack Graves
June 2, 2016
The boys and girls track teams are the last ones standing, as it were, at East Hampton High School inasmuch as they are to compete this weekend in the county’s state qualifier meet at Port Jefferson High.

The boys and girls track teams are the last ones standing, as it were, at East Hampton High School inasmuch as they are to compete this weekend in the county’s state qualifier meet at Port Jefferson High. 

Jack Graves
June 2, 2016
Hordes of middle schoolers, buoyed by the prospect of a beautiful school-free spring day, were unleashed from the Reutershan Parking Lot at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, May 25, thus commencing a mad dash to East Hampton Village’s Main Beach 5 kilometers away.

Hordes of middle schoolers, buoyed by the prospect of a beautiful school-free spring day, were unleashed from the Reutershan Parking Lot at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, May 25, thus commencing a mad dash to East Hampton Village’s Main Beach 5 kilometers away.

Jack Graves
June 2, 2016
Frequently, during a hard-played roller hockey final at Amagansett’s Sportime Arena on May 24, Khloe Goncalves, the Black team’s goalie, bowed her head, seemingly in pain, and indeed it was so — the result of a severe headache.

Frequently, during a hard-played roller hockey final at Amagansett’s Sportime Arena on May 24, Khloe Goncalves, the Black team’s goalie, bowed her head, seemingly in pain, and indeed it was so — the result of a severe headache.

Star Staff
June 1, 2016
Local Sports Notes

Wood Bat League

Play in the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League is to begin tomorrow, with the Montauk Mustangs vs. the Southampton Breakers at the Stony Brook Southampton field at 5 p.m.

Star Staff
June 1, 2016
Local Sports Schedule

Thursday, June 2

SOFTBALL, state Class C regional semifinal, Pierson-Bridgehampton vs. East Rockaway, St. Joseph’s College, Patchogue, 4:30 p.m.

MEN’S SLOW-PITCH, Uihlein’s vs. Montauk Rugby Club, Hank Zebrowski field, Edgemere Road, Montauk, 8 p.m.

Friday, June 3

Star Staff
May 26, 2016
Local Sports History

May 9, 1991

East Hampton High School’s senior jumper, Anthony Baker, established himself as the best triple-jumper on Long Island with a school-record-setting 46 foot, 10 3/4 inch performance at the St. Anthony Relays on Saturday.

Jack Graves
May 25, 2016
Coaching positions in half a dozen East Hampton High School sports are at the moment unfilled because of recent resignations.

Coaching positions in half a dozen East Hampton High School sports are at the moment unfilled because of recent resignations.

Jack Graves
May 25, 2016
Frank Ackley, who once played on a pro tennis satellite circuit in Africa — packing it in when he thought he might wind up eating zebra meat — won his first national tournament the other day, in doubles, with his new partner, Mike Dickens, of Melbourne, Fla.

Frank Ackley, who once played on a pro tennis satellite circuit in Africa — packing it in when he thought he might wind up eating zebra meat — won his first national tournament the other day, in doubles, with his new partner, Mike Dickens, of Melbourne, Fla.

Jack Graves
May 25, 2016
Kevin Bunce, who’s coaching the Montauk Rugby Club’s youth sides, said Monday that this past weekend’s game with the Rockaway 19-and-unders had been scratched “because of behind-the-scenes maneuvering that effectively put us out of the playoffs.”

Kevin Bunce, who’s coaching the Montauk Rugby Club’s youth sides, said Monday that this past weekend’s game with the Rockaway 19-and-unders had been scratched “because of behind-the-scenes maneuvering that effectively put us out of the playoffs.”