The Artists took the lead in the post-modern era, breaking a 12-12-1 tie in games played as benefits since 1988
Things went to smash for the Writers this year. That’s Richard Wiese of ABC-TV’s “Born to Explore” connecting with a turnip posing as a softball in the second inning. Dell Cullum
Richard Sullivan, a Louisville slugger who drove in five runs for the Artists, was The Game’s most valuable player. Durell Godfrey

There were more than 800 at Ellen’s Run
The Red Devil swims benefiting East Hampton’s Volunteer Ocean Rescue Squad began not long after the sun came up on Sunday. Craig Macnaughton
The front rank at the start included Brendan McGann (562), the eventual winner, and Luis Mancilla (421), who was to finish fourth. Jack Graves

The final was pretty much all Groundworks, behind the canny pitching of Connie Mabry
Kim Hren and Erica Silich celebrated with Groundworks’ trophies for having won the pennant (with a 7-2 record) and the playoff championships following the rout of the P.B.A. in the final. Jack Graves

Quentin Bazar plays for a 12-and-under traveling team in Greenwich, Conn.
Quentin Bazar would like to get a water polo house league going at the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter. Jack Graves

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A high-powered Amateur Athletic Union tournament at Montauk’s Playhouse Community Center

The Bonackers had done well, “especially our 12 and 13-year-olds.”
Maggie Purcell, left,was called “a great competitor” by John Ryan Jr. Chasen Dubs won two gold medals, in the 12-to-13-year-old Ironguard competition and in the paddleboard event, in the national lifeguard tournament at Virginia Beach, Va. Photos by Julieanne Purcell and Christopher Dubs

Miss Amelia’s has always been a sleeper among local road races
Ashley West, at left, an all-American in the indoor 800, was the 2-miler’s winner, in 11 minutes and 51 seconds. Craig Macnaughton

Timmy Berg was in eighth grade when he was diagnosed with rhabdomyosarcoma, a cancerous tumor growing behind his eye
Among the tennis all-American Timmy Berg’s victories is one over cancer. Bella Lewis