An 18-mile, open-ocean stand-up paddleboarding and kayaking event
Four Bridgehampton School teachers signed up for Paddlers for Humanity’s annual Block Island Challenge to thank the organization for its support of the school. From left are Tom House, Jeff Neubauer, and David Holmes. Not pictured is Kameron Kaiser.
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Winning at the Main Beach invitational lifeguard tournament last Thursday
Nina Piacentine, above, and Marikate Ryan represented the East Hampton Town women’s B team in the rescue board relay at last Thursday’s lifeguard tournament at East Hampton’s Main Beach.
The East Hampton Volunteer Ocean Rescue Squad’s “Legends” team comprised, kneeling from left, James Amaden, Mike Bottini, and Mike Bahel, and, standing, Sean Knight, David Rossano, Jay Charron, Mike Forst, Scott Bradley, Brian Hensler, Tim Treadwell, and Eric Bramoff. Durell Godfrey
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.
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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.
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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.
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.
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