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  • Not long ago, during an idyll in Palm Desert, Calif., I was doing the crossword puzzle and the first clue I came across was: “ ‘Serial’ podcast host Sarah.”
  • Spring sprang this past week sportswise, and for the most part the teams — namely baseball, softball, boys tennis, boys and girls lacrosse, and boys and girls track — have been practicing outside, though a foot of wet snow was predicted for Tuesday.
  • There are ways to beat a 2-3 zone, though the Bridgehampton High School boys basketball team wasn’t very good at employing them in the state Class D regional final played at Center Moriches High School Friday evening.
  • Richie Daunt’s boxing record, thanks to a “Golden Gloves” win in Yonkers on March 1, is all even at 4-4. He hopes to make it 5-4 tomorrow night, in another 152-pound novice bout in Flushing.
  • “It’s sooo nice,” the young woman behind the counter at Trish Franey’s liquor store said last Wednesday evening.
  • Despite frequent offensive hiccups, Bridgehampton’s Killer Bees ate Livingston Manor’s dreams at Suffolk Community College-Brentwood Monday night, ultimately prevailing 50-48 in a state Class D regional semifinal that seemed in the early going as if it would go the Rockland County champion’s way.
  • Chris Pfund, a 2009 graduate of East Hampton High School who lettered in football and baseball there, was on his way Monday to Raleigh, N.C., where he will play arena football for the Triangle Torch.
  • Noah Avallone of Montauk was to have been among 16 junior pipe riders from around the world competing Tuesday in the Burton U.S. Open Junior (14-and-under) Jam in Vail, Colo.
  • An Idaho lawmaker uncomfortable with climate change being taught in the state’s schools — or perhaps simply uncomfortable with education itself — said kids ought to be able to determine on their own, for instance, whether the globe upon which we live is flat or spherical.
  • Howard Wood, known as the Dancing Bear in his University of Tennessee playing days, is to be named as an SEC Legend Wednesday during halftime of his alma mater’s first-round conference tournament game at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis.

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