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Little League Registration Is Open

Registration opened last week for East Hampton Little League, including tee ball, baseball, and softball programs for kids as young as 5 and up to seventh grade.

Jan 12, 2023
Wildcats Hockey Team Improves to 9-0

The 10-and-under Peconic Wildcat ice hockey team, coached by Jason Craig, played Saturday and Sunday at the Buckskill Winter Club here and won both games, improving to 9-0 in league play. Although, “because we can’t play as many games as the teams up the Island do, we’ll need to win most of our remaining league games to make the playoffs,” Chris Minardi, the scorekeeper, said. 

Jan 12, 2023
Hoop Teams Set Sights on Playoffs

On their return this week from the holiday break, the East Hampton, Pierson, and Bridgehampton High School boys basketball teams seem to have the playoffs in their sights.

Jan 5, 2023
Sportime Wants Year-Round Tennis

Year-round tennis in Amagansett: That’s the goal of the plan pitched by Claude Okin, who owns the Sportime facility and camp off Town Lane and Abraham’s Path, to the East Hampton Town Trustees in December.

Jan 5, 2023
At Hub 44, Shelly Schaffer Goes to Bat for the Kids

While the handsome high-ceilinged 6,000-square-foot building behind the popular Round Swamp Farm in East Hampton could have feathered a nest egg, Shelly Snyder Schaffer, its owner, preferred instead that it become a year-round hub for young ballplayers, boys and girls looking to up their baseball, softball, or lacrosse games.

Jan 5, 2023
Immersions Usher In the New Year

A joyous, comradely feeling was evident at the East Hampton Hurricane swim team’s New Year’s Day plunge at East Hampton Village’s Main Beach and later at the annual plunge in Wainscott. Both raised money for food pantries here.

Jan 5, 2023
On the Wing: Hear It or Not, It’s Watching

During this Christmas/New Year’s interlude, I offer a fun challenge: Take a walk in the woods at night. Try it. You may hear a great-horned owl, who, despite the cold, is starting its courtship ritual. Its classic hooting call — offered in the cadence of “Who is awake? Me too!” — can be heard for miles, the song of the blue winter night.

Dec 29, 2022
The Year in Sports: On the Move Again in 2022

Covid continued clinging when the 2022 winter sports season began here, but soon thereafter the constraints of the past two years were shrugged off as local athletes went toe-to-toe again in scholastic competitions, rubbed elbows again in road races, and, when it came to athletic ambitions, frequently put their best feet forward.

Dec 29, 2022
Take the Plunge on New Year's Day

The temperature is predicted to be 51 degrees here on New Year's Day, virtually balmy when compared to Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, so expect big turnouts for the New Year's Day ocean plunges at East Hampton Village's Main Beach at 1 p.m. and at the Beach Lane road end in Wainscott at 2:30.

Dec 28, 2022
Youth Hoopsters Have a Visitor

Twenty or so fifth and sixth-grade boys basketball players here were treated to an hourlong clinic by Frank Alagia, a Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award-winning guard when he was at St. John’s.

Dec 22, 2022
Hurricane Swimmers Impress

Eighty young Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter Hurricane swimmers went to the three-day Cross Island and Flushing Y holiday invitational meet at the Nassau Aquatic Center, and their performances were impressive.

Dec 22, 2022
Bonacker Results Largely Pleasing

The East Hampton High School wrestling team enjoyed a lopsided win over Deer Park, the boys swimming team evened its league record by defeating Sayville-Bayport, and the girls winter track 4-by-400-meter relay team set a school record in that event by almost 10 seconds at a crossover meet at Suffolk Community College-Brentwood.

Dec 22, 2022