“We engage in these competitions so that we can become better lifeguards.”
Amanda Calabrese won the U-19 beach flags competition for the fourth year in a row. Lynne Calabrese
Luke Castillo won twice and placed third twice in the national 9-10-11 division’s events. Nicole Castillo

“Meeting Shaq and Jimmy Fallon was a once-in-a-lifetime for them,”
Shaquille O’Neal’s visit to Bridgehampton High School Friday brought out a big crowd for a screening there of the Cummings brothers’ “Killer Bees” documentary. Darryl Hemby, at right, who played on the 1986 state-championship team, perhaps the most dominant one in Killer Bee history, came up for it with his youth hoop players from the Eastern Shore of Virginia. Courtesy of Getty, Photo by Eugene Gologursky
Carl Johnson, the former Killer Bees’ coach, who is at the center of the “Killer Bees” documentary, was happy to see that Jimmy Fallon, an honorary Killer Bee whom he chauffeurs around at times, was also able to make Friday’s event. Craig Macnaughton

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Alec Sokolow, an Academy Award nominee for “Toy Story,” was the traditional turnip designee in last year’s game. Durell Godfrey

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Cliff Teller’s neat behind-the-back pass accounted for the White team’s penultimate point in Saturday’s Double Dip tournament at the Sportime Arena. Craig Macnaughton

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Tortorella Pools won out in penalty kicks
Ernesto Valverde, at left, shown in a game earlier in the season, was an ever-present attacker for the Maidstone Market in its semifinal clash on Aug. 1 with Tortorella Pools, a game that the latter team won in penalty kicks. Craig Macnaughton

Uniting, for the first time, the Party for Pink with its sporting arm the Hamptons Paddle
Jameson Roeber, 8, of Port Jefferson, won Paddle for Pink’s quarter-mile kids race “by a mile,” according to one observer. Below, Helen Gifford and Jennifer Ford were the tandem winners. “Teamwork and camaraderie” saw them through, Ford said. Craig Macnaughton Photos
Saturday’s Paddle for Pink, a fund-raiser for the Breast Cancer Research Foundation, drew about 150 upbeat participants to Sag Harbor’s Havens Beach, as can be seen above and below. It was the seventh year for the races, but the first in which they and the party afterward were held at the same site. It was reported later in the week that the events had raised “more than $1.4 million.” Rob Rich/
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"The biggest local event — the best weekend of the summer.”
After the tournament’s final game, the losers assailed the winners with hugs, high-fives, and sprayed champagne. Jack Graves
Riley Duchemin, who pitched for the B bracket’s winning East Hampton High School baseball team, and Maddie Schenck, who played for the Schenck Fuels entry, were Travis Field scholarship winners this year, along with Keitlyn Cabrera and Eamon Spencer. Jack Graves

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Peter Van Scoyoc, East Hampton Town supervisor, was on hand Friday for the first Little League game to be played at the redone Maidstone Park field in several years. Dedicated to the late Springs Fire Department Chief David M. King, the field, thanks to the $67,000 buildings and grounds and parks and recreation project, now sports a new backstop and a skinned and resodded infield. Jack Graves