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Spurred on by a desire to win the franchise's first-ever Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League championship, the Montauk Mustangs swept the North Ospreys this past weekend, 13-4 and 10-7.
Bateman Painting, whose glory years date back pretty much a decade — the last 7-on-7 soccer championship it won was in the fall of 2007 — is, as the result of a 2-1 win over Tortorella Pools in a playoff semifinal at East Hampton’s Herrick Park on July 20, knocking on the door again.
Michal Petrzela and David Powers crossed the finish line at Ditch Plain hand-in-hand following the longest of Saturday’s Montauk Playhouse ocean challenge swims, a point-to-point 5K, in 59 minutes and 52 seconds.
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People from all over the East End have different reasons for signing up for Paddlers for Humanity’s annual Block Island Challenge, the 18-mile, open-ocean stand-up paddleboarding and kayaking event that serves as one of the nonprofit organization’s primary fund-raisers.
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East Hampton’s women’s A team, for the fourth straight year, won the Main Beach invitational lifeguard tournament last Thursday.
A 22-year-old University of North Carolina graduate, Taylor Sharp, recently showed here a compelling documentary he and a fellow North Carolinian, Dan Hedges, have made about Mark Crandall’s Hoops 4 Hope mentoring project in Zimbabwe and South Africa — a film that could, once distributed, net for Hoops 4 Hope the full-court backing it has never...