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“The boys soccer program has become strong thanks to a staff that includes Rich King, Don McGovern, Steve Tseperkas, the jayvee coach, and Gary Churches, who coaches at the middle school,”
Sophia DePasquale, at left, is just one of a number of potential scorers on East Hampton High’s field hockey team. Craig Macnaughton
A header and one-touch blast into the nets by Esteban Valverde, at left, got East Hampton High’s boys soccer team off on the right foot in a recent scrimmage here with Westhampton Beach. Jack Graves

Adrian Mackay’s winning time was two hours, three minutes, and six seconds
Danielle Sullivan, 38, of West Islip, was the Mighty Hamptons’ women’s winner, in 2 hours, 16 minutes, and 43 seconds. She was 25th over all. George Spelvin

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“They like the grass.”
Kevin Babington and Shorapur won the Classic’s Grand Prix jump-off by going “medium-fast.” Durell Godfrey
Georgina Bloomberg is back to riding full time after having given birth to her and Ramiro Quintana’s son, Jasper, last December Durell Godfrey
“Say, wasn’t that Alec Baldwin who just walked by?” Jack Graves

‘Something spiritual and beautiful about it’
Only 37 swimmers since 1927 have done the Catalina Channel crossing in less than nine hours. Lori King, with the cap and “Live the Salt Life” sweatshirt, who did it three weeks ago, is one of them.

Among the participants was Howard Lebwith, who 37 years ago founded the race, along with Ed Hults and John Conner
Erik Engstrom won the 5K, which benefits the Springs Fire Department’s scholarship fund, in 16 minutes and 44 seconds. Jack Graves

“I never rode myself, but it got so that I knew everyone in the horse show world, the best designers, trainers, riders . . . it seemed only natural that there should be a show in the Hamptons too.”
Marie-Christophe De Menil, at right, presented last Thursday an award in her name to Christina Firestone, who, with Zodiac, won the Amateur-Owner (1.30-meter) Jumper division. At left are Peter Williamson, Judy Richter, and Maxwell and Secret Snow, De Menil’s grandson and 7-year-old great-granddaughter. ESI Photography

Held at Atlantic Avenue Beach in Amagansett
Left, Neil Falkenhan won the Pump ’n’ Run contest last Thursday. Right, Isaiah Robins, 9, was the kids’ Pump ’n’ Run winner. Jack Graves Photos