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25 Years Ago in Bonac Sports

Bobby Riggs on his epic “Battle of the Sexes” tennis match with Billy Jean King, plus a fond look back at lifeguarding contests and women's slow-pitch.

Sep 5, 2019
The Lineup: 09.05.19

High school sports go full bore, while the Steve Tarpinian triathlon is Sunday in Noyac.

Sep 5, 2019
Hampton Classic Horse Show Is on Good Footing

Brianne Goutal-Marteau, a three-time Grand Prix runner-up at the Hampton Classic Horse Show in Bridgehampton, said, as she was preparing to take her 2-year-old daughter, Clea, into the Grand Prix ring to be judged by Joe Fargis Sunday morning, that the leadline division, in whose sections 2-to-4-year-olds and 5-to-7-year-olds compete, was “the most important class.”

Aug 29, 2019
Tennis Great Looks Back and Forward

It was a result that shook the tennis world. In the late summer of 1986, in the U.S. Open’s first round, Paul Annacone of East Hampton defeated John McEnroe, handing the champion of seven Grand Slam singles tournaments a shocking loss.

Aug 29, 2019
Endorphin Pushers Span Cedar Point and Gardiner’s Island

Early in the morning of Aug. 7, four swimmers — two with considerable open water experience and two with much less — met at the Ship Ashore Marina in Sag Harbor, shook hands, and, in the company of two support boats, set off at 5 a.m. from Cedar Point toward Gardiner’s Island, eight and a half miles away.

Aug 29, 2019
Sports Briefs: 08.29.19

An East Hamptoner is longboard champ, Red Devil ocean swims are Saturday at Atlantic Avenue Beach, and two youngsters rake in karate trophies.

Aug 29, 2019
The Lineup: 08.29.19

The horse action at the Hampton Classic continues through Sunday, while Monday brings the Great Bonac 10K and 5K benefit road races and high school sports start on Tuesday.

Aug 29, 2019
Artists and Writers Was — Gasp! — a Good Game

When the dust had cleared on the Artists’ 10-8 win in the Artists and Writers Softball Game Saturday at East Hampton’s Herrick Park, Ed Hollander, basking in the glow of victory, said that, surprisingly, the Game had “smacked of competence.”

Aug 22, 2019
It’s Crunch Time at the Horse Show

Preparing the Bridgehampton grounds for the horses, riders, and thousands of people who will return to the weeklong Hampton Classic starting Sunday began almost the minute last year’s show ended.

Aug 22, 2019
Swimmers Raise Money for Cancer Research and Remember a Mentor

Swimmers ages 7 through 79 churned the water in Bill and Dominique Kahn’s 25-yard pool here Saturday, raising money for pancreatic cancer research and evoking the spirit of the late Dr. Charles van der Horst, a retired University of North Carolina medical professor internationally known for his work with AIDS patients.

Aug 22, 2019