Local sports history

“If it weren’t for J.C., that man would be dead"
Jean Carlos Barrientos’s heroism was hailed by a half-dozen members of East Hampton’s volunteer ocean rescue squad and by the some 600 attendees before the athletic awards dinner on June 6 began. Jack Graves

A sunset, warm breezes, and a no-pressure race
And they’re off! On a rather calm Wednesday evening in the Harbor. Carrie Ann Salvi

East Hampton High School’s athletic awards dinner
Ashley West will attend Susquehanna University in Selinsgrove, Pa., and Cameron Yusko will attend Duke University in Durham, N.C., this fall. Jack Graves

It was the race’s 30th anniversary
Ryan Siebert celebrated Montauk’s 30th anniversary by winning here for the first time, while Laurel Wassner, who won outright last year, topped the women’s field. Jack Graves Photos

The team defeated East Rockaway 9-1 to win the Long Island championship
No other Pierson softball team had ever won Long Island and regional championships. Jack Graves
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Striped bass, bluefish, porgies, and fluke are in good supply in Gardiner’s Bay
This mystery fish was found on the banks of Fort Pond in Montauk. An archival print will go to the reader who first identifies it. Jane Bimson

It was the first Long Island championship for the Sag Harbor school since 2006
How sweet it was: The freshman pinch-runner, Jack Fitzpatrick, was mobbed after scoring the game-winning run in the bottom of the seventh. Jack Graves