Going into last night’s games, Hampton F.C.-Bill Miller, at 6-0-3, led the Wednesday evening 7-on-7 men’s soccer league, with 21 points, followed by Bateman Painting, the fall runner-up to Maidstone Market, at 5-0-4, with 19.
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John Pizzo, during a recent conversation at The Star concerning his 23-0 Police Athletic League third-grade boys lacrosse team, said of his and John Tintle’s charges, “They’re a unique blend of talent and heart — it’s a wonderful team.”
Things went according to form Saturday as Edwin Kipsang Rotich, a 28-year-old Kenyan, ran away from his nearest competitor and fellow countryman, Eliud Ngetich, 23, just shy of the 2-mile mark, and cruised thereafter to win the 38th Shelter Island 10K in 29 minutes and 28.57 seconds.
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Tickets can be had for next year’s U.S. Open at the Shinnecock Hills Golf Club online through The Open’s dates are June 11 to 17.
East Hampton High School’s senior athletes were treated to an awards dinner by the Bonac Booster Club at the high school’s cafe on June 12, the same night that Sandy Vorpahl, head of the school’s Hall of Fame committee, announced this year’s class, whose members are to be inducted at homecoming on Oct. 14.
Kevin Barry, who coaches East Hampton High’s boys cross-country team, tried, without success, to bring in some ringers for the boys and girls teams’ inaugural Montauk Mile on Sunday, but it was a well-contested race notwithstanding, auguring well for the future.
Amanda Calabrese, who is soon to add Japan and New Zealand to a growing list of countries in which she has vied in lifesaving and track competitions, will oversee a girls-only surfing camp in Montauk this summer, beginning July 1.
A rower in college and a swimmer in high school, Matthew Connelly, 23, of New York City, won the Robert J. Aaron Montauk Triathlon Saturday in an overall time of 1 hour, 56 minutes, and 44.4 seconds, finishing two and a half minutes ahead of 27-year-old Tim Steiskal of Brookhaven, who repeated as this race’s runner-up.
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