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  • Ron White, a national junior college champion when he went a while ago to Suffolk Community College-Selden, has been told by his former coach there, Rich Wrase, not to worry when it comes to the high school coaching career upon which he recently embarked.
  • East Hampton High School’s boys swimming team was atop the League II heap as of Tuesday, with a 2-0 record in league meets — the latest a 92-72 win at Deer Park last Thursday — and a 3-1 mark over all.
  • At a holiday dinner held at the South Fork Country Club in Amagansett earlier this month, John Broich, a triathlete with more than 100 of those swimming-cycling-running events to his credit, was cited as the club’s male athlete of the year.
  • I remembered Tony Demmers as I tried this morning to read upside down and backward the headlines of The New York Times’s first section that Mary, as usual, was reading with avidity.
  • Last year was a lean one for East Hampton High School wrestling — by season’s end Anthony Piscitello, a Ross School wellness teacher who was in his first year of coaching here, had only eight left on a roster that began with somewhat more than 20.
  • Craig Brierley has a dozen freshmen on the East Hampton High School boys swimming team he coaches, but you’d never know it the way the Bonackers have been performing. As of earlier this week, they were 2-1 over all and 1-0 in League II.
  • The top two seeds in the East End 7-on-7 Soccer League, the Maidstone Market and Hampton F.C.-Bill Miller, went at it in the playoff final at East Hampton’s Herrick Park recently, with the former winning 3-1.
  • O’en, our cream-colored golden retriever who doesn’t retrieve, but who is as handsome as all get-out, has taken great strides forward.
  • East Hampton High School’s boys basketball team commenced its season with an impressive win in the Kendall Madison Tip-Off tournament here this past weekend, trouncing McGann-Mercy 80-48 on Friday before besting Pierson (Sag Harbor) 60-47 in Saturday’s championship game.
  • When last Nick West was at a final — at the 2014 state boys soccer championships in Middletown — he was on crutches, having suffered a broken foot in a semifinal the day before.

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