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“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.
Are there more stars in the universe than grains of sand on Earth? There could be.
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A buoyant crowd of young and older runners turned out at the Springs Firehouse Monday for what was said to be the 40th running of the Great Bonac Footrace, founded by Howard Lebwith.