Sports

‘Our sport is not fun, but it gets in you’
A league championship is one of Jeff Thompson’s goals. Jack Graves

Hayden Ward, at right, forced overtime in the second-round N.C.A.A. game by making two foul shots near the end of regulation. Oswego State Sports Information

Cod fishing has been alternately great and frustrating. Friday was great aboard the Viking Star party boat. Peter Spacek

The Springs cohort of I-Tri underwent fitness tests one recent Saturday morning at the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter, including pool tests, a half-mile run, and push-ups, sit-ups, and a flexibility test. Jack Graves

He’s been named to the all-conference first team
He’s shot 50.8 percent from the field thus far this season and has averaged 16 points and 9 rebounds per game. Bill Taylor

Forrest Loesch, with the ball at left, was Pierson’s hero in the county Class C semifinal and final games. Jack Graves

Dan White thought when things began in November that the Whalers would go 11-3 this season. They went 10-4, finishing as the runner-up to Stony Brook in League VIII. Jack Graves Photo