“Had a school of 30-pounders in front of me with no one around. Wow!”
Steve Kramer of Montauk caught this 20-pound striped bass using a Hopkins lure that belonged to the late Percy Heath. Dalton Portella

The cup represents a long tradition
Burke Gonzalez, a member of the offensive line that had its way with Southampton, celebrated, along with his teammates, the big homecoming win. Craig Macnaughton
The Hampton Cup, introduced into the East Hampton-Southampton rivalry in 1982, remains here. Craig Macnaughton
Caoimhe McKeon and Thomas Nelson were crowned East Hampton High School’s homecoming queen and king. Craig Macnaughton
Donte Donegal, vaulting an Amityville player above, and Nick West, at left, were shut out Friday by Bayport-Blue Point. Jack Graves
Sayville managed to get the better of East Hampton in Monday’s net duels. East Hampton, said its coach, Kathy McGeehan, had 14 blocking errors in the 25-15, 25-22, 23-25, 25-19 loss. Craig Macnaughton
Wildcat runners prevail, but East Hampton did not go quietly
Cedar Point Park offers sweeping views of Gardiner’s Bay, but it’s safe to say the cross-country runners did not take them in. Jack Graves
From the left, Liana Paradiso, Dana Cebulski, Jackie Messemer, Marissa Gilbert, Devon Brown, Anna Hoffman, and Alex Vecchio. Another member, Julia DeSousa, is not in the photo. The team finished the regular season at 2-3. They're to run in the division (county) meet at Sunken Meadow Tuesday.Jack Graves

Two teams were inducted into East Hampton High School’s Hall Of Fame
Sandy Fleischman Richman, who won the state girls tennis title in her senior year here, suffered an elbow injury that effectively derailed what would have been a pro tour career. Jim Stewart Photos
Eric Kaufman, of the class of 1987, compiled a 102-12-1 record in wrestling while here, leading the team to three straight league championships before going on to Cornell, where he was the Ivy League’s rookie of the year. Jim Stewart

“We’re thrilled we’re competing.”

“but while we lost we certainly didn’t roll over.”
Lilah Minetree, according to Bonac’s coach, John McGeehan, was “outstanding” in the Sayville meet. Jack Graves

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The 4-1 win improved East Hampton’s league-leading record to 7-0-0.
Nick Tulp, East Hampton’s goalie, had seven shutouts going into yesterday’s game with Miller Place. Craig Macnaughton

‘He ran for the ages,’ said Robert Arcs
Alden Powers of Wainscott, who’s 10, finished 13th among the 102 Andy’s Run participants in 22 minutes and 26.49 seconds. Jack Graves
Andy Neidnig and Dr. George Sheehan, fourth and fifth from left, ran on Manhattan College’s cross-country and track teams in the late 1930s. Neidnig was the A.A.U. mile champion in ’38 and ’39. Dr. Sheehan later became one of long-distance running’s chief proselytes. Both are in Manhattan College’s Hall of Fame.

On Monday, Preiss won the 50-yard freestyle, in 24.92 seconds, won the 100 free, in 54.02, and anchored the winning 400 free relay in 53.44
Shannon Ryan was pitted against her sister, Marikate, in the 100-yard breaststroke. Jack Graves
Samantha Gray, who had scored Harborfields’ goal in regulation, was to clinch the shootout when East Hampton’s goalie, Leonella Acevedo, couldn’t quite clear the rebound of Gray’s initial one-on-one shot. Craig Macnaughton