Bob Budd, who’s been involved with East Hampton High’s football program since 1967, and who continues to volunteer, said Monday that he’d love to see a big crowd at Saturday’s opener here with Port Jefferson. Gametime is 2 p.m.
Victoria Colvin, 18, of Wellington, Fla., whom the Hampton Classic’s press officer, Marty Bauman, hailed as a gifted rider when she was 14, won the weeklong horse show’s first big money event, the $50,000 iHeartMedia hunter derby, at the Classic’s Bridgehampton showgrounds Sunday.
In tournaments held here recently, the B & R men’s soccer team from East Hampton three-peated at the Simon Gavron 7-on-7 tournament on Shelter Island, and a half-dozen Bonac hoopsters — among them Kevin Fee, Brandon Kennedy-Gay, and Regis O’Neil — played Saturday in a high-octane A.A.U. invitational at Montauk’s Playhouse Community Center.
Neil Falkenhan, as he has done before, won Body Tech’s “pump and run” contest at Amagansett’s Atlantic Avenue Beach on Aug. 19, though Mike Bahel, Body Tech’s owner, who dreamed up the bench-press and beach run contest some years ago, said afterward that Caroline Cashin, who “had five minutes to give,” could well have won it “had not her motherly...
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Last year, this space boldly predicted a turnaround, a sea change, if you will, in the annual Artists-Writers softball game inasmuch as it seemed the Artists, the Writers’ habitual prey over the years, were, at last, in the ascendance.
Nick Lemon, 23, who manages the Gubbins Nike store in East Hampton, breezed despite the muggy heat to a win at the 5K Ellen’s Run in Southampton Sunday, in the record-breaking time of 15 minutes and 54 seconds, bettering the 16:39 Luis Mancilla of Springs ran in 2012.
Hoops 4 Hope’s efforts in South Africa and Zimbabwe are to benefit from a party on Sunday at the East Hampton house of Patti Kenner, and while the organization’s name and its youth-mentoring work in Africa has become more familiar worldwide, it continues to struggle financially.
The Hampton Classic, as classy a horse show as there ever was, is to commence its weeklong stay at the showgrounds on Snake Hollow Road in Bridgehampton Sunday with action in all six rings, including leadline classes for riders as young as 2 years old in the Grand Prix ring from 9 a.m.
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Two summers ago, when last we talked with him, Peter Barron, an Amagansetter who’s 16 now, was about to depart for Optimist sailing regattas in Europe, but rather than make that trip, he said on his return recently from having won the world 420 team championships in England, he decided to “take the money saved and put it into a Laser campaign.”