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The Montauk Rugby Club has begun to seriously train for this fall’s season, one in which it will be matched up largely against Connecticut foes, but it should not go unremarked upon that the Sharks’ softball team recently won the playoff trophy in Montauk’s wood bat slow-pitch league.
While Victoria Colvin, 18, of Loxahatchee, Fla., didn’t have much success in Sunday’s Grand Prix on Echo Von T Spieveld, she rode hunters to first, second, fourth, and fifth-place finishes earlier that day in the $10,000 Hermes junior/amateur-owner hunter classic, the weeklong Hampton Classic show’s final hunter class.
Two Wednesdays ago I was back at Crooked Pond south of Sag Harbor, this time with Victoria Bustamante and Arthur Goldberg, both of whom were new to the pond. The exposed flats, with their wonderful array of rare and opportunistic sedges, grasses,...

hris (Wonder) Schoeck, 47, a personal trainer at Manhattan’s Equinox Gym who began bending steel five years ago, much in the manner of turn-of-the-century strong men at Coney Island, performed before a crowd of about 70 at the Hampton Classic last Thursday afternoon.
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Paddlers for Humanity’s 10th Montauk-to-Block Island stand-up paddle event on Saturday raised about $190,000 for several local children’s causes.
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.
We agreed during a sail on Rob Rosen’s catamaran on Sunday evening — the soft wind quietly pulling the cat out of Montauk Harbor into Block Island Sound to watch the moon rise — that the bubble of exceptional weather had changed us. We had become accepting.
An online auction of artist-designed surfboards for the benefit of LongHouse Reserve in East Hampton will culminate Saturday with a party at that venue from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The boards can be previewed and bids submitted at paddle8.com.