Kathy McGeehan, the longtime girls volleyball coach at East Hampton High School, played May 27 to June 1 on an over-50 women’s team that placed fourth in U.S.A. Volleyball’s national championships in Orlando, Fla.
I read a review of two sports books in The New Yorker recently and there was not once the mention of joy, though, admittedly, it was the business of sport — the money in it — that was the subject, not the headiness of play per se.
Joe McKee, who’s happy with the numbers thus far at the varsity football level at East Hampton High School, wants to assure that they continue to be good, and so he’s proposing that an in-house, non-contact youth league be set up with games under Herrick Park’s lights on Friday nights.
Hordes of middle schoolers, buoyed by the prospect of a beautiful school-free spring day, were unleashed from the Reutershan Parking Lot at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, May 25, thus commencing a mad dash to East Hampton Village’s Main Beach 5 kilometers away.
The boys and girls track teams are the last ones standing, as it were, at East Hampton High School inasmuch as they are to compete this weekend in the county’s state qualifier meet at Port Jefferson High.
Frequently, during a hard-played roller hockey final at Amagansett’s Sportime Arena on May 24, Khloe Goncalves, the Black team’s goalie, bowed her head, seemingly in pain, and indeed it was so — the result of a severe headache.
It’s Friday and it’s almost as if a show’s begun: There were 12 instead of the usual five or six servers behind the counter at Starbucks this morning. Main Street traffic was very, very slow. Noses were pressed up against the doors at BookHampton, which was to reopen the next afternoon.