Early last month, Chasen Dubs, who at the age of 14 is still too young to be a certified lifeguard here, and Amanda Calabrese, who encouraged him last year to try out for the United States’ international junior surf lifesaving team, represented this country in the threeday World Surf Rescue Challenge on Australia’s Sunshine Coast.

Note: There follows the continuance of a talk the sportswriter and young-adult novelist Robert Lipsyte of Shelter Island gave recently as part of the Tom Twomey lecture series at the East Hampton Library.
Local Sports Notes
Local sports history
Thursday, October 8 GIRLS TENNIS, Mattituck at East Hampton, 4 p.m. GIRLS SWIMMING, Stony Brook vs. East Hampton, Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter, 5 p.m. BOYS VOLLEYBALL, Commack at East Hampton, 5 p.m. Friday, October 9
The East Hampton High School football team was shut out at home Saturday, despite some brilliant play by Brandon Johnson on both sides of the ball, as well as on special teams. The 22-0 loss snapped a two-game winning streak and evened the Bonackers’ record at 2-2.
Harry de Leyer, “the Galloping Grandfather,” who turned 88 last week, and his plow horse turned show champion, Snowman, are the subjects of a prizewinning documentary, “Harry & Snowman,” that is to be screened at the Hamptons International Film Festival
With a time of 2 hours, 39 minutes, and 7 seconds, Steve Tranter, 36, of New York City was the winner in Saturday’s Hamptons Marathon.

At East Hampton High School, where this year’s homecoming festivities are planned for tomorrow and Saturday, Adam Fine, the school principal, is reporting “renewed excitement surrounding our sports teams,” especially football.