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Big Wins for Bonac in Field Hockey and Soccer

Two of East Hampton High’s playoff teams, field hockey and boys soccer, advanced in the county playoffs this week, the field hockey team by way of a 2-1 win at Harborfields on Wednesday and the boys soccer team as the result of a 2-1 quarterfinal-round win here Thursday over a tough East Islip squad.

Oct 28, 2022
Colts Are the ‘Complete Package,’ McKee Says

The 1-5 Bonackers aren't quite there yet, as a 42-7 loss to undefeated Half Hollow Hills West on Saturday showed.

Oct 27, 2022
On the Water: Back Again for More

"The blackfish bite has been very solid," said Ken Morse at Tight Lines Tackle in Sag Harbor. "Lots of small fish, but many are still catching their limits." Surfcasters along the ocean beaches are finding action too.

Oct 27, 2022
League Title Meets in Cross-Country Were ThisClose

The most exciting cross-country meets Kevin Barry has seen in his 35 years of coaching took place within a few minutes of each other at East Hampton High School on Oct. 18.

Oct 27, 2022
On the Wing: The State of the Birds, Good and Bad

Bird populations have declined steeply over the last 50 years, but the North American Bird Conservation Initiative's "State of the Birds 2022" report, published in early October, balanced the gloom with some success stories and offered strategies for future action which would "bring birds back."

Oct 27, 2022
Eight of 11 Fall Teams Made the Postseason

Eight of East Hampton High's 11 fall teams, seven of which finished with winning records in league competition, made the postseason, and two of those teams, boys soccer and girls cross-country, were league champions.

Oct 27, 2022
Bonac Field Hockey Prevails in First-Round Playoff

Thanks largely to the superb goaltending of Caeleigh Schuster, who has come up big for her teammates all season long, the East Hampton High School field hockey team defeated East Islip in a first-round playoff game here Monday. The hard-fought contest wasn’t decided until the second round of shootouts that followed a 1-1 tie in regulation and two scoreless 7-on-7 overtime periods.

Oct 25, 2022
On the Water: Blackfish on the Hook

While the fishing for striped bass has been strong in Montauk, it was out of my reach, so I decided to take advantage of the sunny and windless conditions on Saturday morning for the opening of blackfish season in waters outside Long Island Sound.

Oct 20, 2022
Can’t Take a Half Off, Football Players Told

The first half of Saturday morning’s high school football game here belonged to Harborfields, which led 28-0 at the halftime break. But the second half was pretty much East Hampton’s, which led Joe McKee, Bonac’s head coach, to say after the 34-14 loss that while he was proud of his players he wondered why they hadn’t played with the same verve in the first half as they had in the second.

Oct 20, 2022
Pickup Games in Gansett in World’s Fastest Sport

Pickup games open to all in the  world’s fastest sport, badminton, have begun to be played again on Monday and Wednesday evenings from 7 to 9 at the Amagansett School, and will be through May.

Oct 20, 2022
Boys Soccer Wins League IV Title, XC Takes B Race in the Bronx

Last week, East Hampton High’s boys soccer team won the program’s first league championship since 2014, and the boys cross-country team won the varsity B race at an invitational meet at Van Cortlandt Park in the Bronx.

Oct 20, 2022
Some Big Plays for Bonac, but Not Enough

East Hampton High School’s football team lost 20-13 to Amityville here on Saturday, dropping its record to 1-4, but the Bonackers made some big plays, and led 13-12 early in the fourth quarter.

Oct 13, 2022