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East Hampton High’s Teams Look Promising

The Bonac field hockey and boys volleyball teams were 3-0 as of Monday, while the footballers drubbed Wyandanch 50-8.

Sep 15, 2022
On the Wing: A Bird to Be Proud Of

American oystercatchers, which congregate in the marshes of our barrier beaches before flying south, are about the size of crows, and stout, with heavy white bellies, chocolate-colored wings, and pale pinkish legs. They wear a black executioner’s hood and have a long blood-orange oyster knife of a bill and yellow eyes circled by red eye rings.

Sep 14, 2022
Big Plans for Child Care Center Athletics

The basketball court at the Bridgehampton Child Care and Recreational Center was redone Sunday — the first step in a much larger plan that’s to include a new gymnasium, an indoor swimming pool, a regulation-size tennis court, and soccer, baseball, and kickball fields on the five-acre Sag Harbor Turnpike property.

Sep 14, 2022
It’s Homecoming Weekend in Bonac

Homecoming weekend here begins Friday with East Hampton High’s field hockey team facing off against Sayville on the high school’s turf field at 4:30 p.m. Saturday's games and festivities include Hall of Fame inductions, soccer and volleyball matches, cross country meets, a fall festival in the afternoon, and a football game under the lights.

Sep 13, 2022
'Next-Level Magic' for Doula-Equestrian

Last Thursday was a thrilling day for Laura Hayward of Sagaponack, a hypo-birthing doula and practitioner of reiki. She helped deliver a baby, then she competed in the Hampton Classic for the first time. Here's how it all went down.

Sep 8, 2022
U.S. Open Pros Are Eating Light

While the media’s dining room was loaded with high-caloric foods like doughnuts and fried chicken wings, it was a different story for the players, who were offered prepared proteins, carbohydrates, fruits, nuts, protein shakes, and sushi.

Sep 8, 2022
Bonac Footballers Are ‘Movin’ on Up’

Led by Charlie Corwin, its junior quarterback, Finn Byrnes, a senior running back, Will Darrell, a senior tight end, Danny Lester, a senior wide receiver, and Richie Maio, a senior offensive and defensive lineman, the team looked quite good in a scrimmage with Oyster Bay. They are among 24 varsity players on East Hampton's football team this year.

Sep 8, 2022
Girls XC Runners Ruled in Bonac 5K

Diane O’Donnell, who coaches East Hampton High School’s girls cross-country team, had all of her charges running in the Great Bonac 5K in Springs on Labor Day, and they did well, as did a Bonac alumnus, Erik Engstrom, in the 10K.

Sep 8, 2022
On the Water: My Favorite Time

“Plenty of action around,” Sebastian Gorgone of Mrs. Sam's Bait and Tackle in East Hampton said of the local fishing scene. “You name it, you can probably catch it.”

Sep 8, 2022
Rare Feat at the Hampton Classic Horse Show

Karl Cook, a 31-year-old Southern Californian who had not competed at the Hampton Classic before, not only won Friday’s $74,000 Grand Prix Qualifier, which entitled him and his 12-year-old Belgian Warmblood mare to go last in Sunday’s $410,000 Grand Prix, but won that class too, a very rare feat.

Sep 8, 2022
Tuxpan, Sag Harbor United Are 7-on-7 Finalists

Though the East Hampton Soccer Club couldn’t muster a complement of six field players because of several absences, the five who contested a 7-on-7 league semifinal with Sag Harbor United, the playoffs’ top seed, at East Hampton’s Herrick Park on Aug. 30 acquitted themselves very well in a 4-1 loss. In the night’s other semifinal, a hotly contested struggle between F.C. Tuxpan and Liga De Gulag, Tuxpan prevailed 4-3.

Sep 6, 2022
McEnroe, Other Tennis Greats in Amagansett

Dream became reality on Saturday in Amagansett for those willing to pay between $10,000 and $20,000 to play with John McEnroe, Mats Wilander, Mary Joe Fernandez, the Bryan twins, Gigi Fernandez, and Patrick McEnroe.

Sep 1, 2022