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Film could draw attention, money to hoops charity
Taylor Sharp, whose “Hoops Africa: Ubuntu Matters” documentary may introduce Mark Crandall’s Hoops 4 Hope mentoring organization to a broader audience, hopes that Watida Mokukula, Zimbabwe’s best junior basketball player, may continue his schooling here.

The cellar dwellers
Connie Mabry says she’ll hang up the spikes this year, capping a 44-year women’s slow-pitch career. Jack Graves

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Farmingdale State’s Matthew See­linger was the winning pitcher in the Mustangs’ 3-0 shutout of the Riverhead Tomcats Friday
Nick Fanneron of Northeastern and the Montauk Mustangs was named the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League’s all-star game’s most valuable player last week. Andrew Jordan

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A 1 hour, 3 minute, and 17 second finish
Sixty I-Tri girls, who had been trained by Sharon McCobb, Diane O’Donnell, Amanda Foscolo, Angelika Cruz, and Anne Welker, took part in the Hamptons Youth triathlon at Long Beach in Noyac last Thursday evening. Craig Macnaughton
Tom Eickelberg left everyone in the dust in the half-mile swim, emerging from the water at Gin Beach in 11 minutes and 8 seconds.
Maggie Purcell was the top 14-to-19-year-old female in Sunday’s Montauk Lighthouse Sprint triathlon and last Thursday was the female winner of the Hamptons Youth triathlon in Noyac. Craig Macnaughton Photos

“The kids were a great bunch — they tried their hardest.”
Jack Dickinson got the ball in the 9-10s’ district tournament semifinal, which East Hampton came back to win 6-4. Craig Macnaughton Photos

Bateman’s Rafael Santos was the league’s high-scorer, with 12 goals
The Wednesday evening 7-on-7 league’s playoff semifinals are to be contested at Herrick Park this Wednesday. Craig Macnaughton Photos

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‘This stroke is for you, mother . . . this stroke is for you, Pete.’ ”
The swimmers stood up to be counted before entering the rough water early Saturday morning. Craig Macnaughton Photos
Griffin Taylor, 18, who’s to matriculate at Boston College in the fall, was the first 1-miler out. Craig Macnaughton