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A high-powered Amateur Athletic Union tournament at Montauk’s Playhouse Community Center

The Bonackers had done well, “especially our 12 and 13-year-olds.”
Maggie Purcell, left,was called “a great competitor” by John Ryan Jr. Chasen Dubs won two gold medals, in the 12-to-13-year-old Ironguard competition and in the paddleboard event, in the national lifeguard tournament at Virginia Beach, Va. Photos by Julieanne Purcell and Christopher Dubs

Miss Amelia’s has always been a sleeper among local road races
Ashley West, at left, an all-American in the indoor 800, was the 2-miler’s winner, in 11 minutes and 51 seconds. Craig Macnaughton

Timmy Berg was in eighth grade when he was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma, a cancerous tumor growing behind his eye
Among the tennis all-American Timmy Berg’s victories is one over cancer. Bella Lewis

A 6-hour-long, 18-mile crossing accompanied by several boats and two Jet Skis
They had the wind at their backs as the Paddlers for Humanity group headed from Montauk Point toward Block Island this past Saturday morning. Pino Daddi

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"We couldn’t have done it without everyone’s help. It reminded me of Travis. That’s how he was.”
Robbie Cuthel was welcomed home by his Pink Panther teammates after clearing the fence with a two-run homer that won a Sunday game with Sean Travis’s team, Pitches Be Crazy. Jack Graves

McGeehan: ‘I’m amazed by the talent here’
Paige Duca, at left, outdueled a Maryland competitor in the mile run at Sandy Hook’s all-woman lifeguard tournament last week. Kathy McGeehan
John Ryan Jr. said he’s been impressed by the abilities and grit of East Hampton’s junior lifeguards, who range in age from 9 to 14. Above, the younger ones vied in the torpedo rescue. Below, Dances With Lifeguards: Kevin Costner watched some of Sunday’s junior lifeguard tournament events at Amagansett’s Indian Wells Beach. With him were Scott Barter, Pat Ryan, Mae Mougin, and Elizabeth Ryan O’Dwyer. Durell Godfrey and Lori Mamay Photos

Its summer benefit will be held Sunday at the Kazickases’ house at 5 Hamlin Lane in Amagansett, off Stony Hill Road, from 5 to 8 p.m.
Keia Howell, a W.N.B.A. ambassador who played on Louisiana State University’s team, visited Hoops 4 Hope’s Cape Town center recently.