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  • Well, it’s all come down to this. Which is to say that the East Hampton High School and McGann-Mercy football teams are to do battle under the lights at the Riverhead Catholic school tomorrow night to see in all likelihood which will finish the season with a win.
  • East Hampton High’s boys soccer team, which had outscored its last three opponents 17-1 all told going into this week’s action, was to have played Southampton here Tuesday to determine whether it would get a home game in the first round of the county playoffs, which for the Class A schools are to begin next Thursday.
  • Frankly, I didn’t know how I could top the “locker room” comments I’d leaked. When would people ever get it, I wondered; I had reviled everyone and everything, and still they believed! I could say anything!
  • East Hampton High’s boys soccer team could well be peaking at the right time when it comes to the playoffs if this past week’s shutouts of Bayport-Blue Point and Mount Sinai are any indication.
  • East Hampton High School’s depleted football team continued its losing streak at Hampton Bays Saturday, though Joe McKee, its coach, said his charges played well.
  • Rebecca Kuperschmid, who plays number-one singles for the East Hampton High School girls tennis team, assured herself of a berth in the coming county individual tournament by making it to the quarterfinal round of the division tourney this week.
  • Teresa Schirrippa, a four-sport athlete when she was at East Hampton High School, has been playing tackle football and flag football for the past 13 years, and, at the age of 31, by which time most athletes have lost a step, she continues to go flat-out.
  • Marcelo Marchan, a native of Ecuador who used to play for the East Hampton-Bayberry championship men’s soccer team, and, under the Black Dog banner, is a builder here, has begun an ambitious youth soccer academy that is offering clinics for 4-through-6-year-olds and training for 7-through-12-year-olds at the Springs School this month with the idea of entering teams in Long Island’s Junior Soccer League come the spring.
  • The last best hope for America, I’ve always thought, lay with the Kennedys, whose spirit was of the sort that would get us working with each other and for each other, but that was a long time ago, and, yes, in a different country.
  • Carl Johnson remembers how it was when, at the age of 9 or 10, he first went to the summer pickup games at the Bridgehampton Child Care Center on the Sag Harbor Turnpike.

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