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Brierley Is Bonac’s First State Swimming Champ

“A couple of seconds is like a lifetime,” Jane Brierley said the other day about the breaststroke, her strongest event and the one she recently parlayed into a state championship in Rochester.

Dec 8, 2022
World Cup Fever in Every Nook

Soccer: the beautiful game. In the last two weeks, the World Cup settled over the East End like a butter pat on an English muffin, filling every nook and cranny. Stressed-out referees, solely responsible for maintaining order amid complete emotion and chaos, tatted-up players (not Morocco!), and grass (yes, grass, not turf!) have become a fixture on screens from Southampton to Montauk.

Dec 8, 2022
Wrestlers Second at Sprig Tourney

For the first time in two decades, East Hampton High’s wrestling team was a runner-up Saturday in its Frank (Sprig) Gardner invitational tournament, close behind the favorite, Ward Melville.

Dec 8, 2022
Bonac Hoops Team Should Finally Reach Its Full Potential

Dan White, East Hampton High's boys basketball coach, said the future looks promising for his team, which has three returning seniors.

Dec 1, 2022
Fowkes Sets Record in Turkey Trot's 6-Miler

Runners, especially those who had been confronted with strong winds and a deluge 11 days before at the Dock Race, couldn’t have asked for better conditions in which to run the East Hampton Town Recreation Department’s 3 and 6-mile Turkey Trots on Thanksgiving Day in Montauk.

Dec 1, 2022
Gratifying Turnout for East Hampton Wrestling

East Hampton High’s wrestling program, which was on the ropes not all that long ago, continues to grow. The team’s coach, Ethan Mitchell, who is in his second year, said over the weekend that he has 50 out for the squad, a gratifying number, probably unparalleled in recent times.

Dec 1, 2022
On the Water: Remembering Normandy

A trip on the Cross Sound Ferry's Cape Henlopen brings to mind the ship's storied history. The humble ferry boat of today participated in the historic invasion of Normandy on D-Day in World War II, dropping off 200 men and 70 vehicles of the 29th Infantry Division.

Nov 30, 2022
Awards for Bonac’s Standout Athletes

A rundown of the honors bestowed upon East Hampton High School’s student-athletes this week.

Nov 23, 2022
On the Water: The End Is Near

After a mixed bag of a season, I happily climbed aboard the Elizabeth II, a charter boat out of the Montauk Marine Basin, for a trip for cod and bass, both of which I latched into within minutes.

Nov 23, 2022
Tavera Ran N.Y.C. Marathon and Patricof Walked

Two East Hamptoners report on their experiences at the New York City Marathon.

Nov 23, 2022
The Ross Raven, Now and Forevermore

When the Ross School’s student-athletes convened for the fall athletic awards ceremony on Nov. 9, they were in for a surprise: the debut of the school’s official mascot, the Ross Raven, in a sleek, brand-new costume, who bounded into the gymnasium with high energy and high-fives all around.

Nov 23, 2022
Wind and Deluge Eased the Pain of the Dock Race

Strong winds and a deluge about five minutes into the race did not deter 200 or so contestants — a field that included runners, bicyclists, scooters, and strollers — from traversing on Sunday morning the 3.3 miles that separate Montauk’s Post Office from George Watson’s Dock bar and restaurant.

Nov 17, 2022