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Seventeen Teams to Play in Travis Field Softball Tourney

The Travis Field memorial double-elimination coed softball tournament, which many say is their favorite event of the summer, is to begin Thursday at the Terry King ball field in Amagansett with 17 teams — seven in the A bracket and 10 in the B bracket — vying for trophies.

Aug 3, 2022
East Hampton Pitcher Key to Whalers’ Collegiate League Championship

The Sag Harbor Whalers, with a part-time East Hamptoner, Brett Borcherding, pitching in relief, defeated the Westhampton Aviators 6-5 at Sag Harbor's Mashashimuet Park on Sunday to win the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League's championship series 2-1. It was the first H.C.B.L. championship for a Whaler team since 2008.

Aug 3, 2022
East Hampton Guards Nosed Out at Tourney

Long Beach nosed out East Hampton Town’s men’s A entry by 2 points in last Thursday’s 17-team invitational lifeguard tournament at East Hampton Village’s Main Beach. Smith Point won the women’s competition, with East Hampton Town’s A team the runner-up.

Jul 28, 2022
Tuxpan’s Compuzano Leads in 7-on-7 Goals

Cristian Compuzano, a stocky striker who plays for F.C. Tuxpan, took over the 7-on-7 men’s soccer league’s Golden Boot lead with a hat trick at East Hampton’s Herrick Park on July 19, treating his team to a 3-1 win over the defending-champion East Hampton Soccer Club.

Jul 28, 2022
On the Water: The Banana Curse

Fishermen can be a rather superstitious lot. Many have unusual habits or a routine that is indelibly ingrained based on past history — sometimes on fact but more likely fiction.

Jul 28, 2022
Hampton Classic Now Rates Five Stars

The International Federation for Equestrian Sports recently approved the Hampton Classic Horse Show’s application for five-star and two-star divisions. “Five-star shows attract the top riders and the top horses. It’s the highest level of show jumping competition except for the championships, such as the Olympics and the World Cup,” said the show’s executive director.

Jul 27, 2022
The Reigning Champs Have Yet to Catch Fire

Well into the summer season, the East Hampton 7-on-7 men’s soccer and men’s slow-pitch softball leagues’ defending champions, the East Hampton Soccer Club and McMahon’s, find themselves with a lot of ground to make up.

Jul 21, 2022
Youth and Sprint Triathlons Enlivened the Weekend

The Hampton Youth Triathlon at Long Beach in Noyac on Saturday had 119 finishers. The Montauk Sprint Triathlon, the next day, had 313.

Jul 21, 2022
On the Water: Off With the Old

Lobsters grow by molting. It's basically a process in which they struggle out of their old shells while simultaneously absorbing water which expands their body size. Marine scientists estimate that molting occurs about 25 times in the first five to seven years of a lobster's life. Once shedding their old shells, lobsters put on the feed bag in a big way.

Jul 21, 2022
Trapeze Is Fitness for Thrill-Seekers

If you think traffic here this time of year is a circus, you might think differently after you take a class with Hamptons Trapeze Co. That’s where the real circus action is — in a good way.

Jul 14, 2022
On the Wing: The Least Tern Is Most Interesting

Least terns are properly named, they’re our smallest tern, and thin. They slice through the air, buoyant and bouncy, on clipped wingbeats, patrolling the waters below. They’re very vocal. Their call is high-pitched and squeaky, with a sharp grating quality. Learn it, and you will often hear them before you see them.

Jul 14, 2022
The 9-and-10 Girls’ Last Go at Pantigo

Facing a win-or-go-home situation at the Pantigo fields on July 6, East Hampton’s 9-and-10-year-old Little League softball all-stars outlasted their North Shore peers 22-15, setting up a third meeting for the District 36 championship.

Jul 14, 2022