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Covid Cases Push Back the Start of Track, Swimming, and Bowling Seasons 

East Hampton High's bowling team was to have had a match under its belt, and the boys swimming team was to have made its debut (though with no spectators) today at the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter, but the coronavirus pandemic put the kibosh on that.

Jan 14, 2021
As Some South Fork Gyms Sweat It Out, Others Close for Good

Few small businesses in East Hampton Town have been more adversely affected by the Covid-19 pandemic than fitness centers, which were shut down from mid-March through the end of August. During that span, several closed their doors for good and more may soon follow.

Jan 7, 2021
Curtain May Rise on Bonac Sports

The curtain that rang down with a thud on high school sports last March may soon be raised, at least insofar as the low-to-moderate-risk sports of boys and girls winter track, boys swimming, and bowling are concerned.

Dec 31, 2020
New Year's Day Plunges Nixed

There will be no organized fund-raising New Year's Day plunges here this year, an unfortunate result of the coronavirus pandemic that hit our shores the better part of a year ago.

Dec 22, 2020
Paddle Fervor at East Hampton Indoor Tennis

The club's platform tennis membership "has quadrupled," Scott Rubenstein, E.H.I.T.'s managing partner, said, which is to say there are about 60 now playing the outdoor winter sport there — paddle, as it is known, being one of the few sports, like golf and tennis, deemed reasonably safe to play during the coronavirus pandemic.

Dec 22, 2020
Ice Rink at Buckskill Winter Club Opens This Weekend

If all goes according to plan, four of the club's Har-Tru courts will be under an outdoor 85-by-200-foot National Hockey League-size ice rink and open for business as of Saturday, marking the beginning of the Buckskill Winter Club's 16th season.

Dec 17, 2020
High-Risk High School Sports Postponed Again

Section XI, the governing body for public high school sports in Suffolk County, on Friday postponed “until authorization is provided” the “high-risk” sports — boys and girls basketball, wrestling, and cheerleading — from the winter schedule that is slated to begin Jan. 4.

Dec 11, 2020
Hurricanes in the Swim Again

Having tested the waters in August and September, the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter’s closely-monitored Hurricanes are once again in the swim, according to the youth team’s head coach, Tom Cohill, who in March 2019 dubbed them “the strongest Y team in the state pound for pound.”

Dec 11, 2020
Golf Courses Here Are Top-Ranked

Golfers in the know already know the East End has several gems among its greens, but Golf magazine has made it official once again.

Nov 12, 2020
Sports Workouts Resume for East Hampton Athletes

There's still a touch of summer in the East Hampton air, which is a fitting backdrop to the summer-style, off-season sports workouts that will resume this coming week in the East Hampton School District.

Sep 25, 2020
Sports Briefs: Soccer, Tennis Return; Flag Football Is Postponed

All programs are subject to health screenings and other Covid-19 precautions.

Sep 16, 2020
All School Athletics, Even 'Lower-Risk' Sports, Postponed to 2021

Until Friday, when news of the postponement was publicized by Section XI, school sports were to have started on Sept. 21. Each "lower-risk" team, including tennis, soccer, swimming, golf, and cross-country, was to have an abbreviated season with 10 to 12 games each instead of 16 games. Football, cheerleading, and volleyball had not yet been given the green light, and now the light is red for all sports until January.

Sep 11, 2020