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  • Andreas Koutsogiannis, a senior who wrestles at 195 pounds for East Hampton High School, finished the season with a 26-10 record at the Division 1 county championships this past weekend, narrowly missing the match for fifth and sixth place.
  • It will be rebuilding in capital letters, Joe McKee, East Hampton High’s football coach, agreed during a conversation at The Star Monday, though, buoyed by the likelihood that Bonac once again will field a varsity team, he’ll welcome the challenge.
  • I recently read Neil deGrasse Tyson’s little book on astrophysics, probably the smallest book ever written about such a vast and ever-fascinating subject.
  • Dan White, East Hampton High’s boys basketball coach, was hoping following Jan. 31’s win here over Hauppauge that his charges would do it again the next day at Sayville, thus putting them in a good spot regarding the playoffs.
  • It is likely that men’s slow-pitch softball will come back to the Terry King ball field in Amagansett following a five-plus-year absence.
  • Claude Okin, who oversees a tennis club empire on Long Island and beyond, said during a recent conversation at the Sportime club in Amagansett that when his wife, Hana Sromova, a former longtime pro tennis tour player, and Sue De Lara first suggested he add pickleball — a paddle game confined to a court one-quarter the size of the one used for tennis — as an offering at the nearby Sportime Arena he leases, he was dubious.
  • Isabel was talking about the Donner party and I said that it was our family’s only claim to fame, according to my father, who, when I once told him I had no ambition, said I was upholding the family tradition, which made me feel better.
  • “Get into the weight room,” two dozen would-be football players were told by Joe McKee and his fellow coaches during a meeting at East Hampton High School’s cafeteria on Jan. 24.
  • East Hampton High School’s boys basketball team fell to 5-6 at Harborfields last Thursday, though the Bonackers’ 50-48 win over Islip in a hotly contested game here on Jan. 23 kept the attendees glued to their seats.
  • As their coach, Andrea Hernandez, was burning the CDs they’d need for an Islandwide competition the next day, Claire Belhumeur and Camilla Mautiauda, who co-captain East Hampton High’s competitive dance team, took her place when Friday afternoon’s rehearsal began, filming a varsity pom routine by a half-dozen dancers that they followed up with critiques.

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