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Tom Eickelberg, a triathletic pro who coaches the men’s swim team at Franklin & Marshall now, on Sunday won the Montauk Lighthouse sprint triathlon, for the fifth straight time.

The Montauk Mustangs head into the final week of Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League play fighting for the fourth playoff spot.
For the first time in 12 years, the East Hampton Town lifeguards’ A team won last Thursday’s Main Beach invitational tournament, besting the perennial champion, Smith Point, by 14 points.
Joe McKee, who is trying to revive East Hampton High’s football program, said Monday that he’d finished assembling his staff and that “it looks like we’ll have between 25 and 30 on the varsity and on the junior varsity this fall.”
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Tom Gettling, the 54-year-old karate grand master, who began teaching at the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center some 35 years ago, was feted recently by 130 well-wishers, many of his former students among them, at the Elks Club in Southampton.
They came so close they could taste it, Tim Garneau said of the East Hampton Little League traveling all-star 11-and-12-year-old team’s 8-5 loss to the North Shore Americans in the District 36 tournament’s final in Rocky Point Saturday.
Ninety-eight swimmers, apportioning themselves among 5K, 1-mile, and half-mile legs in Gardiner’s Bay in Amagansett Saturday morning, raised money under the Swim Across America banner for that cancer-fighting organization and for Fighting Chance in Sag Harbor, which offers free professional counseling to cancer patients and their families.