On Sept. 2, the 57-year-old long-distance swimmer and corporate attorney who lives in Northwest Woods attempted a swim to Block Island, "14 miles as the crow flies."
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The East Hampton High School boys soccer team had won three in a row as of Tuesday, improving its overall record to 4-5.
The Hamptons Marathon and Half Marathon were held in Southampton Saturday, and Barbara Gubbins, who is 57, made news inasmuch as she finished third over all among the half-marathon’s female entrants.
East Hampton High’s cross-country teams made their debuts here at Cedar Point Park on Tuesday, Sept. 12, in a meet with a number of other schools from up the Island, Amityville being the farthest-flung.
“It’s definitely a balanced team — we’ve got depth,” Craig Brierley, the East Hampton High School girls swimming team’s coach, said after sinking Sayville-Bayport, the defending league champion (and the county champion two years ago), in an away meet on Sept. 13.
Two of East Hampton High’s teams, field hockey and boys soccer, engaged in riveting battles on the high school’s turf field this past week, the boys versus Amityville, the League VI leader, and the girls versus Shoreham-Wading River, which came in as Division II’s runner-up.
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When he heard that the football program at East Hampton High School was folding — at least for the time being — Kevin Bunce, who coaches the Montauk Rugby Club’s junior players, asked the football coach, Joe McKee, if he wouldn’t talk up rugby as a “positive alternative.”

Carl Yastrzemski helped make me a better player, a better son, a better East Ender.
Caroline Cashin recently became the first female ever to win Body Tech’s Pump ’n’ Run event at Amagansett’s Atlantic Avenue Beach.