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Early Montauk Rugby Team circa 1970
In Montauk’s early days, in the 1970s — the above photo is thought to be of late-’70s vintage — wins were few and far between, although, Charlie Whitmore said this week, “just to be able to play was great.”

Both teams are running up-tempo offenses
East Hampton High Schools  Bleacher Creatures
Bill McKee, the boys team’s coach, said he was happy to have the Bleacher Creatures back. He just hoped, he added, that the team would continue to give them something to cheer about. Jack Graves

Sawyer Bushman, on top, had a very good tournament, making it all the way to the 126-pound final. Jack Graves

East Rockaway’s thick-chested guards, who handled the ball very well, posed problems. Jack Graves

Because of boys swimming’s unprecedented numbers, Bonac’s head coach, Jeff Thompson, with clipboard, is glad to have Craig Brierley back as his assistant. Jack Graves

The team won two championships this fall
Maidstone Market’s Team
Maidstone Market’s shutout of Tuxpan in the fall 7-on-7 league’s final marked its eighth championship at Herrick Park. Jack Graves Photos

On the long rides in, antic maneuvers are encouraged. Beth Kauwe

Sharon McCobb
Sharon McCobb was named by OMAC as its athlete of the year, and was also cited by Spokespeople, a cycling advocacy group here. Jack Graves Photos