Prudence and persistence seem to be traits associated with long life. I will lay claim to persistence, when so inclined, though Mary is the more prudent of the two of us. I suppose there does come a day when it is no longer prudent to persist...
Not that his players were necessarily mindful of the fact, but Matt Maloney, who coaches girls lacrosse at East Hampton High School, said the team’s 13-8 win at Deer Park on April 20 was “the first time East Hampton has ever beaten them.”
“She had a phenomenal year last year and she’s having a phenomenal year this year,” Debbie DeJong, who coaches Dowling’s softball team, said Tuesday morning when asked how Jessie Stavola, East Hampton High’s former record-setting pitcher, was doing.
East Hampton High’s girls track team numbers 18, and, no, it has not won a meet, nor is it likely to, but the team’s head coach, Diane O’Donnell, hopes to qualify nine or so of her young competitors for the division meet at the end of May.