The Artists had a rather easy 7-4 win
Brian Pfund made a big splash for the Artists, crushing a two-run home run in the top of the sixth inning of Saturday’s 67th Artists-Writers game that sparked a Paletteer breakthrough. Craig Macnaughton
The tide seems to have turned in the storied Artists-Writers softball game: Above, the Artists, Billy Strong and Eric Ernst among them, welcomed home the game’s M.V.P., Brian Pfund, in the top of the sixth after his two-run, inside-the-park homer painted a pretty picture scorewise.
Brett Shevack, an M.V.P. for the Writers in the past, was the recipient of the traditional coconut.
Leif Hope, the Game’s impresario, and Ed Hollander applauded a speech given by Dan Nevins, an Iraq war double amputee and yoga teacher from Jacksonville, Fla., who asked that everyone do what he or she could to support this country.
Former New York City Police Commissioner Ray Kelly, umpiring at third, got down.

Judi Donnelly led 40 other survivors who finished
Nick Lemon (681), who was to be the winner, and Luis Ramirez (939), who was to be the runner-up, were in the front rank at the start of Ellen’s Run Sunday in Southampton. Jack Graves

“People are reaching out to us, trying to do tournaments and wanting to raise funds to help the kids in Africa,”
Dikembe Mutombo participated with the Hoops 4 Hope mentors Thabo Marotola, Madoda Kumalo, and Gcina Mondi at a Basketball Without Borders Africa camp in Johannesburg earlier this month.

As classy a horse show as there ever was
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"A burning desire can’t be grafted on by others — it has to come from you"
Peter Barron’s team swept Great Britain in the silver division’s final. Jon Williams

Six scholarships were awarded this year
Kathryn Hess, who’s playing softball at the University of Dayton, was one reason Quackenbush won the Travis Field tourney’s B bracket. Jack Graves

Chasen Dubs joins 17-year-old Amanda Calabrese on the United States’ international team
Chasen Dubs is an accomplished surfer too. Christopher Dubs