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“It was 86 degrees and they were dropping like flies,” Meg Bunce, the mother of a Harbor Grill Lions Little League player, said Tuesday morning of the Grasshoppers-Lions game, the second in the American girls softball division’s best-of-three “world series.”

The Montauk Mustangs, whose record was 7-8 as of Tuesday, were riding a three-game win streak as of that day, putting them in the Hampton Collegiate Baseball League’s playoff hunt.
Other than the 35 lifeguard trainees who had shown up for what John Ryan Sr. calls “the Joe Dooley test,” which, if they passed, would certify them as ocean lifeguards, there weren’t many at the Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett Sunday morning.
For the second time in the past five years a woman won on Saturday the Robert J. Aaron memorial triathlon in Montauk.
Stony Hill, the little stable that could, remains the only one out here to offer scholarships to young riders, and to that end on Saturday evening a fund-raiser, which is to include a dressage exhibition by the Amagansett stables’ owner, Wick Hotchkiss, a gold medalist in that demanding discipline, a jumping exhibition by the Brazilian-born John...
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Little League The top-seeded Dodgers, led by Owen Ruddy’s grand slam home run, defeated the fourth-seeded Marlins 16-2 and the Phillies defeated the Pirates 5-3 in first-round Little League playoff games at the Pantigo fields last Thursday.
Besides the Stony Hill Stables Foundation benefit, which is to include jumping and dressage exhibitions and barrel racing, Saturday’s other sporting events will include the Turbo Tri triathlon for competitors 17 and up at Maidstone Park in Springs and the Shelter Island 10K, a perennially popular road race.