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In Jeff Mayer’s version of “Field of Dreams” it wasn’t “if you build it, they will come,” but rather they came and so he built it — the “it” in this case being a BMX pump track at the Hayground School in Bridgehampton.
Things went swimmingly this past week inasmuch as a lifeguard tournament was held last Thursday at East Hampton’s Main Beach, a youth triathlon to benefit the I-Tri program was held that same evening at Noyac’s Long Beach, and a masters swim meet was contested Saturday at a house on Georgica Close Road here.
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A 26-year-old San Fransciscan, Matt Watson, won Sunday’s Montauk Lighthouse sprint triathlon in 1 hour, 4 minutes, and 22 seconds.
The Maidstone Market repeated as the champion of the Wednesday evening 7-on-7 men’s soccer league at East Hampton’s Herrick Park on July 12 by coming back to defeat Bateman Painting 2-1.
Kevin Bunce, who has been bringing along young rugby players in the past few years, having taken over the under-19 reins from Rich Brierley, can point with some pride now to the fact that three of his protégés — Brandon Johnson, Axel Alanis, and Josh King — have won scholarships to play the increasingly popular sport in college.
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Fighting Chance, a free service for cancer patients and their families, was on its own this year, following what was described as an amicable parting with Swim Across America, and despite the fact that the site had to be changed from Long Beach to Havens Beach at the last minute, all went well, the weather being beautiful and the swimming...
The popular B-rated horse show will be held Wednesday in Sagaponack.