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Tom Eickelberg made it six in a row at the Montauk Lighthouse sprint triathlon Sunday, skimming over the water, pounding the bike, and breezing through the run to a 1 hour, 3 minute, and 17 second finish.
Ken Dodge, who has coached East Hampton’s 9-to-10-year-old entry in the District 36 (eastern Long Island) Little League tournament, had no words, he said during a conversation Tuesday morning, to describe the heartbreaking loss the young Bonackers had suffered in the district’s championship game at Riverhead the night before.
Bateman Painting, which has not enjoyed top-dog status in the Wednesday evening 7-on-7 men’s soccer league for a while, led the standings with a 7-2-0 record and 21 points going into last night’s games ending the regular season.
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The grassy field at the end of Fresh Pond Road in Amagansett was filled with cars by the time the first wave of some 100 swimmers who had raised money for cancer research and Fighting Chance — an organization that provides, gratis, services for those with the disease and their families — assembled at the edge of Gardiner’s Bay’s choppy waters...
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Jonathon Laurie, an Aussie who lives now in New York City, edged out a 16-year-old Southamptoner, Gustavo Morastitla, in Sunday’s Rotary Firecracker 8K, topping the field of 353 in 26 minutes and 59 seconds.
The Montauk Mustangs have run wild of late. Saturday’s 6-4 win over the Sag Harbor Whalers at the Montauk School was the team’s ninth in a row.