The start of the paddleboard race season
Sixty paddleboarders turned out at Sag Harbor’s Havens Beach Saturday morning for a race that raised $3,000 for Kevin McAllister’s Peconic Bay estuary protection efforts. Jack Graves

Of chief interest was Erik Engstrom’s third-place finish in the 2,000-meter steeplechase
Erik Engstrom was to slip in passing over the water jump, but still finished third in the 2,000-meter steeplechase. Ricci Paradiso

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The land south of the line is shrouded in thick, cold fog
Robert Van Velsor caught this 38.58-pound striper on Montauk’s south side using a bucktail. Paulie’s Tackle

“Safety above all"
Don Reese says he hopes the talented seventh graders will stick with football. Jack Graves

The girls, who won five of their last six games, came close to making the playoffs
Maggie Pizzo, at left, scored four goals and had six assists in East Hampton’s 19-7 win here on May 7 over Bellport. Jack Graves

A singular season in a 30-year career
This fly, as the photographer remembers it, was caught. Jack Graves

A small grassroots organization that helps promote a healthy athletic way of life
Sharon McCobb was the Old Montauk Athletic Club’s athlete of the year in 2011. Jack Graves

East Hampton High School track teams finish strong
Cecilia Blowe is one of the girls team’s young rising stars. Jack Graves