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“There was a lot of tough competition — it was a fast, fast meet”

“We’re putting an emphasis on kids with our after-school and weekend junior hockey, figure skating, and regular skating offerings,”
There were 20 or so participants at Buckskill’s youth hockey practice Saturday morning. Jack Graves

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A sophomore business administration major who’d like some day to play professionally
Brandon West, making a save above at the N.C.A.A. tournament, was tops in the country with 17 shutouts. Messiah College AthleticsBrandon West, making a save above at the N.C.A.A. tournament, was tops in the country with 17 shutouts. Messiah College Athletics

Ward is East Hampton girls first 1,000-point scorer
With her sister, Tiffany, looking on, Kaelyn Ward was embraced on the occasion of her 1,000th point by her coach, Howard Wood. Jack Graves

Outstanding winter track athletes
As a form of R and R, the boys winter track team played a game of ultimate disc following Saturday morning’s practice. Jack Graves

“But we battled back — our kids never quit.”

A half-century Hall of Fame career in high school coaching
Ed Petrie led F.E. Bellows High School to back-to-back county basketball championships in 1950 and ’51. Bobby Begun

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