An increase in East Hampton’s enrollment has kicked it back up into the black-and-blue Division III
Jarrel Walker, one of the star football players from Bridgehampton who played on East Hampton High School's team over the years, seen in 2002. Jack Graves

A spirited 60-49 Class C semifinal win here over Southold-Greenport on Feb. 16
Celia Barranco, at left, and Katie Kneeland, at right, will return to the Whalers’ lineup next year, though this season’s other starters, Lily Kot, Isabel Peters, and Nia Dawson, will be gone. Craig Macnaughton Photos
Kevin Barron wanted the ball to inbound at midcourt after calling a timeout with 16 seconds remaining in Saturday’s Class C championship game with Port Jefferson, but the Whalers had to bring it all the way up. Craig Macnaughton

Anthony McGorisk won the 50 free in 22.71 seconds, the 100 free in 49.45, and the 200 in 1:50.20
Anthony McGorisk is an East Hampton Town lifeguard lieutenant at Indian Wells Beach in Amagansett in the summer. Jeannine Ryan

A 14-1 rout of Southampton
Ben Waif, a Shelter Islander who is the Buckskill Sharks’ goalie, let only one get by Saturday in a game with Southampton. Craig Macnaughton Photos
Robby Nicholson, who can score, contented himself that morning with defending.

Bright prospects
Ethan McCormac’s leg in the 400 freestyle relay qualified him for the state meet, which is to be held at the Nassau County Aquatic Center on March 3 and 4. With him was East Hampton’s coach, Craig Brierley. Fingan McCormac

Bridgehampton defeats Greenport by a score of 96-79
Carl Johnson, above, who on Saturday oversaw the Killer Bees in his final game at the Beehive, wondered whether J.P. Harding, the Bees’ leading scorer, below, would, because of a wrist injury, be available to him throughout the playoffs. Craig Macnaughton

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Indulging a love of racing vintage motorcycles
Randy Hoffman, who has been racing vintage motorcycles since the 1980s, riding a 1950 Vincent Grey Flash, considered the holy grail of bikes. Etech Photo

The baseball team fund-raiser has been rescheduled for March 2, and the Katy’s Courage fund-raiser has been reset for Sunday, March 5
Buckskill’s junior program, overseen by Tim Luzadre and Bruce MacIsaac, has begun to provide its high-school-age team with good skaters. Craig Macnaughton
Meghan Barnes is in her third year as the Buckskill Winter Club’s head figure skating coach.Craig Macnaughton