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Bobby Hopson, Star of the Killer Bees, Dies at 48

Bobby Hopson, the Bridgehampton High School basketball team's career scoring leader and a Wagner College standout, died on Tuesday. The cause was diabetes-related.

Apr 25, 2020
I-Tri Turns on Zoom for Day of Mentoring

The world’s top-ranked female triathlete, Katie Zaferes, an Olympic silver-medalist cyclist, Mari Holden, and Ally Friedman, a Ross School senior who in February was cited by the United States Tennis Association as its junior volunteer of the year, mentored Theresa Roden’s I-Tri girls on Saturday.

Apr 23, 2020
High School Spring Sports Season Canceled

Nassau and Suffolk Counties’ Athletic Councils pulled the plug on high school springs sports, a “heartbreaking decision,” in the words of Section VIII’s executive director, Pat Pizzarelli, but one that was not surprising given the coronavirus pandemic.

Apr 23, 2020
Private Golf Clubs Get the Green Light

Private golf clubs, while still deemed nonessential, have been allowed to reopen to their members, the governor said, with restrictions.

Apr 20, 2020
Season to Be or Not to Be?

Yani Cuesta, who coaches East Hampton High’s girls track team, said during a telephone conversation on Friday that she thought there would be no spring season, at least insofar as girls track was concerned.     

Apr 16, 2020
Still Teeing Up at Montauk Downs

Golf is apparently the last game in town, and, according to the head pro at Montauk Downs, Mark Fretto, new rules have enabled the beautiful public course there to remain open for play during the coronavirus siege.

Apr 2, 2020
East Hampton High’s Teams Take a Breather

On Friday as Joe Vas, East Hampton’s athletic director, announced that Section XI, the governing body for public high school sports in Suffolk, had postponed all games and contests through April 3.

Mar 19, 2020
Sunday Was a Good One to Be Outside

“We’re taking it day by day — things are changing every day,” said Claude Okin, the owner of Sportime in Amagansett. “Hopefully, if we’re smart, we can all get through this together.”

Mar 19, 2020
If He Tries It, He’ll Be Good

Eddy Quiroz, a native of Puebla, Mexico’s fourth-largest city, has been obsessed with sports from an early age. Soccer, golf, tennis, platform tennis, bowling, boxing, taekwondo, and rowing are among those at which he’s become adept.

Mar 19, 2020
Sports Briefs: 20.03.19

Down in San Antonio, Matthew Griffiths is a National Sporting Clays Association Krieghoff all-American.

Mar 19, 2020
25 Years Ago in Bonac Sports: 20.03.19

The way it was, sports fans, from a mountain climber’s close call to happier roller hockey days to good times with the Killer Bees.

Mar 19, 2020
Antsy on Harbor View

All of a sudden, it seems everything is off-limits. With no high school sports for three weeks — and who knows for however long after that — I am at loose ends.

Mar 19, 2020