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  • My son-in-law and I were treated to a squash lesson by the young Egyptian pro, Mohamed Nabil, at the Southampton Recreation Center recently. He was kind, kept feeding the ball back to us so that we could smash it crosscourt or down the rail, and it was a lot of fun, especially for one whom the game has long passed by.
  • Erik Engstrom, recently returned from the University of Massachusetts, reintroduced himself to the running community here by walking away with the Hither Hills Trails Half-Marathon Saturday, in 1 hour, 36 minutes, and 34 seconds — a record given the fact that the course was changed this year.
  • Ramit Tandon, a Columbia University graduate who left Wall Street for the pro tour recently, swept through the S.Y.S. Open squash tournament this past week, defeating a fellow Indian, Kush Kumar, a member of Trinity College’s national-championship team, 11-3, 11-2, 11-3 in Sunday’s final.
  • For a while there on May 10 it looked as if East Hampton High School’s softball team might well make the playoffs, and in so doing hand Shoreham-Wading River, the League IX champion, its third league loss.
  • Sas Peters of Amagansett, who has been the driving force behind international and national-championship competition for older Ultimate disc players, will oversee a Grand Masters (over-40) and Legends (over-60) tournament here this weekend at the John M. Marshall Elementary School fields.
  • I had been asked to make O’en’s dinner and had not — at least by the appointed time — and heard about it, concluding that it had not just been the dog’s dinner, but the last 32 years.
  • Mount Sinai, one of the top two teams in Suffolk’s third division, showed how key defense can be in the sport of girls lacrosse, giving East Hampton’s attackers no room to maneuver within the goal area during the first half of Saturday’s game here, which the Mustangs won 16-1.
  • It seemed like a defeat, though Sunday’s Long Island Soccer Football League game here between N.Y. Serbia, a Queens team, and the East Hampton Football Club ended in a tie, at 3-3.
  • In dramatic fashion the East Hampton High School softball team put itself one game away from the playoffs Monday by defeating Southampton 6-5 here, thanks to a walk-off, bases-clearing hit by Sam Merritt, East Hampton’s fireballing pitcher.
  • “We can get sick now!” I said to Mary, as she enthused over the pain-free coverage we’ll receive as a result of enrolling in our AARP supplemental plans.

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