sports

   Another year has passed. The Christmas bird counts are in the bag. It’s time to sit back and enjoy the cold weather.
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 to forget...
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.     Colin Mather,...
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 thought...
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-Bridgehampton at Shelter...

    A seasoned triathlete, mountain-biker, marathoner, and long-distance swimmer, Emi Berger, a vivacious 34-year-old veterinarian, said during a recent conversation at The Star that she didn’t think one could train for the 4,...
    Exceeding their coach’s and their own expectations, just about everyone on East Hampton High School’s boys swimming team set the bar high insofar as personal performances went in the league opening meet here with...
    Just when it looked as if last year’s endgame swoons might become this winter’s pattern as well, the East Hampton High School boys basketball team proved in Saturday’s 64-56 win over the Dalton School that it...