The president has asked that we act more in harmony with each other, that we step up to the plate insofar as citizenship goes, that we not give in to antipathy and fear, and that we retain our native optimism.
Near the end of an interview about the Killer Bees, during which I rhapsodized at great length about the school that’s out-Hoosiered the Hoosiers for more than a generation in the old sense of the word, for 30-plus years in short, I was asked if I’d ever seen any of the players cop an attitude on the court, and I said, on reflection, that I never ever had.
The Killer Bees of Bridgehampton continued to torment the opposition on Friday, defeating Greenport 80-60 in the Beehive despite the fact that Tylik Furman, the point guard, was sidelined because of an ankle he’d twisted three days before on Shelter Island.
East Hampton High’s boys and girls winter track teams diverged this past Saturday — most of the girls going to a developmental meet at St. Anthony’s with their coach, Yani Cuesta, while Bill Herzog, the boys coach, took five girls and five boys to the Hispanic Games at the 168th Street Armory in New York City.
Young East Hampton swimmers competed in three different pools this past week — the high school’s boys varsity at Hauppauge High School on Jan. 6, and Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter Hurricane contingents at the University of Maryland’s Winterfest and at the Flushing Y.M.C.A. over the weekend.
Though East Hampton High’s winter track coaches, Bill Herzog and Yani Cuesta, continued to lament this week the fact that a number of their charges absented themselves during the holiday break, both had some good things to say concerning recent meets.
Josh King, East Hampton High’s 285-pounder, won that class in the Sal DiFazio holiday wrestling tournament at Half Hollow Hills East High School on Dec. 30, decisioning Kings Park’s Matt Guercio 3-2 in the final.