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East Hampton turned out in force
“Hold on there,” a South Jamaica Portuguese defender seems to be saying to Mario Olaya, who, after being taken down a couple of times, scored the clincher in Sunday’s League Cup game at the Ross School.
Casey Waleko ends career the way she began it
For the seniors, Ilsa Brzezinski and Casey Waleko among them, their farewell ended well.
There were many new faces at Saturday’s “friendly” here with White Plains, including those of Peter Vaziri and Taylor Harned, recent East Hampton High School grads
White Plains’s forwards and backs were hard to bring down.
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It was inspiring to see these oldsters running, passing, and catching
There were 336 athletes — about 90 were first-timers — at the Special Olympics Games this year
Isaiah Brodie of Springs won a bronze in the 12-to-15-year-old javelin throw.
The first time an East Hampton girls team could boast of a winning season since 1999
Not since 1999 has East Hampton had a winning girls track team. This year’s edition, as the result of its win over Westhampton Beach on May 6, finished at 3-2-1. The last time an East Hampton girls team won three meets was in 2001.
In last-at-bat fashion
East Hampton walked off jubilantly with Jack Abrams-Dyer, author of the walk-off hit, held aloft.
The 13.1-mile race benefited the Bridgehampton Museum and Southampton Hospital
Michelle Rorke won among the women and was ninth over all. Chris Koegel ran, as he has since 2010, in memory of his late cousin, 1st Lt. Joseph Theinert, a Shelter Islander who was killed in Afghanistan in June of that year.
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