Ellen’s Run can at the age of 20 now lay claim to having become a tradition here, along with such events as the Shelter Island 10K, the Great Bonac Footraces, and the Artists-Writers Softball Game, with which it shares the Aug. 15-16 weekend.
For the second year in a row, Groundworks, which featured in its lineup former East Hampton High School stars who went on to play in college, won the East Hampton Town women’s slow-pitch softball league’s playoff championship by sweeping the Police Benevolent Association in the final series this past week.
East Hampton’s entry in a high-powered regional all-female lifeguard tournament in Sandy Hook, N.J., last week resulted in a runner-up finish in Division II, “an amazing performance,” according to the team’s coach, John McGeehan.
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A somewhat shorthanded Maidstone Market team, until recently the 7-on-7 league’s perennial champion before Tortorella Pools and Hampton F.C.-Bill Miller began asserting themselves a couple years ago, was defeated 1-0 by Bill Miller in the league’s hotly contested playoff final at East Hampton’s Herrick Park on July 22.
When this writer arrived at the Montauk Playhouse Community Center’s challenge swims at the Ditch Plain beach early Saturday morning, he saw that the clock read one hour, four minutes, and some seconds, which led him to look around for Rod McClave, the perennial winner of the 5K, but the swims, said Peter Gidion, one of the Ocean Rescue Squad...
Playing before an appreciative home crowd under Fiske Field’s towering trees, the top-seeded Shelter Island Bucks racked up a 5-0 win over the fourth-seeded Montauk Mustangs in the first of a best-of-three Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League playoff semifinal Monday evening.
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The rain held off and the competitors, including 60 I-Tri girls and members of the East Hampton Y.M.C.A.’s youth swim team, the Hurricanes, as well as many spectators, turned out for I-Tri’s youth triathlon at Long Beach in Noyac on July 15.
Seven individuals, one of them tapped as an honorary member, and one team, the 2001 softball squad coached by Lou Reale, which won the school’s first-ever county championship, are to be inducted into East Hampton High School’s Hall of Fame as part of Bonac’s homecoming celebration on Oct. 3.