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“Yes, we’re getting bigger, and better too,” John Ryan Sr. said.
John Ryan Sr. is happy to see that more and more youngsters here are learning to swim. There are about 350 kids in the junior lifeguard program and about 100 6-through-8-year-old Nippers at present. John Musnicki

Win results in a $1,500 donation to the Wellness Foundation and in a $14,000 donation to the East Hampton Food Pantry

“The women’s field was so fast," said Dennis Fabiszak.
Danielle Opatovsky won among the women and was sixth over all. Craig Macnaughton
The youngest competitor, at the age of 9, was Luke Tumino, who ran the course in 1 hour, 13 minutes, and 12.10 seconds. The eldest competitor, according to the Firecracker 8K’s timer, was 94. Craig Macnaughton and Jack Graves Photos
Paige Mattingly and Mia Pazera ran the 3-mile walk course, finishing well ahead of the others. Craig Macnaughton

Day camp leader: ‘Be the best person you can be’
Dennis Johnson is an inspiration to young and old, the Y’s director, Glenn Vickers, has said. Jack Graves

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The 11-12 Maroon team coached by Chris Anderson finished pool play at 4-1 at the Pantigo fields Saturday by trouncing Southampton 10-0
Aryan Chugh was tagged out at the plate in the first inning, but that was to be the sole disappointment for the young Bonackers Saturday. Jack Graves
Katie Kuneth was the starter and closer in Saturday’s 9-10 Little League softball playoff game here with North Shore, which the locals wound up losing 9-8. “It was definitely a win for us,” said one of the team’s coaches, Matt Brennan. “That team we played today is third in the state.” Craig Macnaughton and Jack Graves Photos

The District 36 tournaments are in full swing
Eli Wolf, the Grey team’s shortstop, put the tag on an East End base runner in the second inning of an 11-to-12-year-old Little League playoff game at the Pantigo Fields. Craig Macnaughton

Bob Budd has been associated with Bonac’s football program for the past half-century.
If the kids weren’t ready to play football following his Friday night talks, they never would be. Jack Graves

“A hard-fought game with very physical play on both sides, whose players were yelling at each other and at the referee.”
Try as they might, John Romero Jr. and his Maidstone Market teammates c­ould do nothing against Hampton F.C.-Bill Miller on June 14. Bill Miller won the game 4-1. Leslie Czeladko

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