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The East Hampton High School boys basketball team, which is, by the way, a pleasure to watch, sustained its first setback of the season here Tuesday night, losing 65-60 to St. John the Baptist, a nonleague opponent, but there was no shame in the loss.
The East Hampton and Bridgehampton High School boys basketball coaches, Bill McKee and Carl Johnson, were feeling pretty good earlier this week after their teams began the season at 2-0 thanks to back-to-back wins in the Kendall Madison Tip-Off round-robin tournament at East Hampton High School.
“You can’t make a mistake in a game at this level — it’s likely to haunt you,” Corey DeRosa, one of the East Hampton Football Club’s Division 1 team’s coaches, said following a disappointing 2-0 second-round state cup loss to the Pancyprian Freedoms here at the Ross School Sunday afternoon.
Scott Green, a power hitter from Hampton Bays who was a scourge of softball pitchers in Amagansett, Sag Harbor, and Southampton in the 1980s and ’90s, and who has overseen since 2004 popular adult baseball tournaments in such venues as Wrigley Field, Fenway Park, and the Tokyo Dome under the Play at the Plate aegis, is heading up the Buckskill...
It’s been about 25 years since East Hampton High School last had a gymnastics team, so the Wittmers, of Springs, have had to go it alone when it comes to their talented daughter, Brooke, who trains at Gym Nation in Riverhead.
Thursday, December 10 BOYS BASKETBALL, East Hampton at Miller Place, 4 p.m. GIRLS BASKETBALL, Miller Place at East Hampton, 6 p.m. Friday, December 11
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Rumors were continuing to circulate earlier this week that Charles Manning might return to Bridgehampton, which, of course, would greatly strengthen that school’s boys basketball team, the Killer Bees, but Carl Johnson, the coach, said Tuesday morning he was operating under the assumption that Manning, who had much to do with the Bees’ state-...