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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
A Sportive Saturday on the Ice

The Peconic Wildcats’ under-10 ice hockey team, coached by Jason Craig, took the ice at Doug and Kathryn De Groot’s Buckskill Winter Club, and took it to the UpIsland Police Athletic League Silver Knights.

Dec 22, 2022
On the Wing: Christmas Bird Count Merry Indeed

Cold and wind greeted the 45 participants of the 93rd Montauk Christmas Bird Count on Saturday, but the rough conditions didn’t stop them from tallying 131 different species, the highest total for the count in the last 10 years.

Dec 22, 2022
Mariners Run Wild, Wrestlers Shine

East Hampton High’s wrestling team took four of five matches at Doc Fallot, the Southampton Mariners swept to the Kendall Madison championship, and the Bonac girls hoopsters finally won one.

Dec 15, 2022
Looking for Pre-Title IX Female Athletes

Ellen Cooper, Kathy McGeehan, and Sandy Vorpahl — all of them East Hampton High School Hall of Fame members — are searching through old yearbooks and making phone calls to ascertain who among the school’s female athletes predating 1976 are worthy of being considered by the Hall of Fame committee.

Dec 15, 2022
Big Win for Pleiades Rugby on Randalls Island

Montauk’s young Pleiades rugby 7s side that Kevin Bunce Sr. coaches did itself proud in the Thanksgiving 7s tournament on Randalls Island, sweeping through the social division without a loss.

Dec 15, 2022
Kendall Madison Hoops Tourney Tips Off Thursday Night

East Hampton’s boys basketball team is to play host to the revived Kendall Madison Foundation Tip-Off tournament here this weekend.

Dec 8, 2022
Peters and Surly’s Ultimate Sweep in Sarasota

Sas Peters of Amagansett won his sixth major Ultimate Disc championship — his second as an over-50 great grandmaster — in the Sarasota Sunset tournament, “the most prestigious of the fall season,” last month.

Dec 8, 2022
On the Water: Last Trip of 2022?

To borrow a phrase from the game of baseball, the fishing season is now in the bottom of the ninth inning. Striped bass season concludes Dec. 15, blackfish season comes to an end seven days later, and Dec. 31 is the final day to retain black sea bass.

Dec 8, 2022