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  • Athletes took to the water and to the roads Saturday in Sag Harbor and Bridgehampton, their efforts in keeping with spring’s irrepressible advance.
  • Julian MacGurn, the junior who plays first singles for the East Hampton High School boys tennis team, wound up as the runner-up to Shoreham-Wading River’s Chris Kuhnle in the Division IV tournament played at William Floyd High School this past week.
  • A win over Ross improved the Bonackers' record to 14-0 over all and apparently marked the first East Hampton victory against the league champion in five of the seven years that the private school has fielded a team.
  • My son said recently he thought I’d live to 100, submitting an article that found a link between longevity and vigorous exercise, though if there’s a danger point beyond which you shouldn’t go they haven’t ascertained it yet, nor have I.
  • “We did well in track, but unfortunately the sport is track and field,” Kevin Barry, who assists Luis Morales in coaching East Hampton High’s boys track team, said following April 28th’s 92-48 loss here to Sayville.
  • The last time the East Hampton and William Floyd boys tennis teams met, on April 25, the match went down to a three-setter at third doubles, the Bonackers emerging as a 4-3 winner.
  • With the coming of spring, action in the outdoor men’s soccer leagues has resumed, and, given the quality of East Hampton’s entries, in the Long Island Soccer and Football League and in the Suffolk Men’s Soccer League, the news continues to be pretty good.
  • While there wasn’t much to write home about when it came to East Hampton High’s varsity lacrosse, baseball, and softball teams last week, Vinnie Alversa’s jayvee baseball team gave that program reason to hope given its exciting 5-4 come-from-behind win here Friday over the Bayport-Blue Point jayvee, which feeds into a varsity that has won two straight state championships and which was as of Monday was 12-0 this season.
  • I’ve seen my wife worshipful, utterly transported, a few times in my life. Once in the cathedral at Chartres, and now, many years later, again, at the Baltimore Aquarium, where, beckoned by her hands, which she’d pressed against the glass, a dolphin gliding by faced around and came ever so slowly toward her, smiling, her eyes seeming to say, “I know you.”
  • Jack Louchheim, the seventh grader who plays third singles for East Hampton High School’s boys tennis team, came through with a huge come-from-behind victory at William Floyd Saturday.

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