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  • A buoyant crowd of young and older runners turned out at the Springs Firehouse Monday for what was said to be the 40th running of the Great Bonac Footrace, founded by Howard Lebwith.
  • Reading about the lawsuit former East Hampton Village Police Chief Jerry Larsen has brought against Mayor Paul Rickenbach, a village force retiree, and Richard Lawler, a village board member, I kept saying to myself, “Wait a minute — none of these guys ought to have been doing these things to begin with.”
  • Daniel Bluman, who won Sunday’s Hampton Classic Grand Prix in a three-rider jump-off, was happy to learn at the press conference afterward that he was still welcome to stay at his host’s house, where he has been the past three weeks.
  • Eighty-four came out for boys soccer, necessitating cuts. The varsity, whose head coach is Don McGovern, and the junior varsity, which is being coached by Mike Vitulli, have divided 60 or so of these hopefuls.
  • Joe Vas, the East Hampton School District’s athletic director, announced this week that the school will again field no varsity or junior varsity football teams in the fall.
  • “You’re good to go,” my dentist, Perry Silver, said after cleaning my teeth.
  • Orson and Ben Cummings were happy to announce this week that their documentary on Bridgehampton High School’s storied Killer Bees boys basketball team, which has nine state championships to its credit, is to premiere at the Hamptons International Film Festival in October.
  • Under the watchful eyes of trainers and fussed over by anxious parents before they entered the resplendent Grand Prix ring, some 200 young local riders ranging in age from 2 to 7 years old and dressed to the nines inaugurated the weeklong Hampton Classic Horse Show in Bridgehampton Sunday morning under sunny skies.
  • Joe Vas, the East Hampton School District's athletic director, announced Thursday that the school will again field no varsity or junior varsity football teams this fall.
  • Brett Shevack’s fielding, Harry Javer’s pitching, and Brett Mauser’s hitting treated the Writers to a 9-6 win over the Artists here Saturday in what is said to be The Game’s 69th anniversary.

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