Sports

By Jack Graves
    A balmy day drew a record crowd to the New Year’s Day plunge at East Hampton’s Main Beach, as many as 800, John Ryan Jr., one of the event’s overseers, said.
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By Jack Graves­
    The East Hampton High School boys and girls basketball teams have received mixed reviews in the run-up to the meat of their seasons. Each team has had its moments — ones to remember and ones...

   Another year has passed. The Christmas bird counts are in the bag. It’s time to sit back and enjoy the cold weather.

Thursday, January 5
BOYS SWIMMING, East Hampton at Lindenhurst, nonleague, 4 p.m.
BOWLING, East Hampton at Southold, 4 p.m.
BOYS BASKETBALL, East Hampton at Bayport-Blue Point, and Pierson at Smithtown...

What strikes one in reviewing 2011’s sporting news here is that a large number of athletes, including East Hampton High’s best-ever golf team, the I-Tri girls of Springs, who until they’d begun triathlon training had not...

On New Year’s Day, there will be three polar bear plunges, beginning with one at Gurney’s Inn in Montauk at 11 a.m., followed by one at East Hampton’s Main Beach at 1, and at Beach Lane, Wainscott, at 2:30.

Sunday, January 1
POLAR BEAR PLUNGES, Gurney’s Inn, Montauk, 11 a.m.; Main Beach, East Hampton, 1 p.m., registration 10:30-12:30, and Beach Lane, Wainscott, 2:30 p.m.
Tuesday, January 3
GIRLS BASKETBALL, Pierson-...

    The East Hampton High School bowling team by virtue of its 23-10 win over Rocky Point at the Port Jefferson lanes Monday jumped from fourth to second place in league competition.
    “We were flat...

     Chris Reich, who coaches East Hampton High’s boys winter track team, assisted by Luis Morales, said this week that “we have a roster of 18, which is not as many as I’d like, but they’re doing...