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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
On the Water: A Return to Nomans

About 25 years ago, I recall jumping aboard the Viking Starship for the five-hour ride to Nomans (both the island and the area near Cuttyhunk) to target blackfish. Those trips were extremely popular, and one could retain 10 fish over 14 inches in length. Most of the time, the fishing was off-the-charts good.

Nov 17, 2022
Shelter Island Girls Win L.I. Volleyball Title

The Shelter Island and Ross School girls volleyball teams contended for the county (and Long Island) Class D championship at East Hampton High School on Nov. 7, with the Islanders, as they did last year, coming out on top.

Nov 17, 2022
Her Eighth World Lifeguard Competition

Amanda Calabrese, who joined East Hampton’s junior lifeguard program at the age of 7, and who is 25 and a resident of San Francisco now, continues to excel in lifeguarding competitions.

Nov 17, 2022
On the Water: Searching for Scallops

The bay scallop season in waters under the East Hampton Town Trustees’ jurisdiction will open on Sunday at sunrise. Residents holding a town shellfish permit can continue to harvest them until sunset on March 31.

Nov 10, 2022
Dylan Cashin Qualifies for the State Meet

Dylan Cashin, an East Hampton High School junior who led the girls cross-country team to a league championship this season, qualified to compete in the coming state meet by finishing fifth in the county Class B 5K at Sunken Meadow State Park Friday.

Nov 10, 2022
Running to Feed Montauk's Needy

Peter Ciaccia, who organized and directed New York Road Runner events for 20 years, including the TCS New York City Marathon that is to be run throughout the city’s five boroughs Sunday, will have two goals in mind on the Verrazano Bridge: crossing the 26.2-mile race’s finish line, and raising as much money as he can through his Need 2 Feed gofundme effort so that the Montauk Food Pantry can continue to feed more than 200 needy families and homebound people in that hamlet.

Nov 4, 2022
Protested Call Ends Whalers’ Field Hockey Season

Joy, and then heartache! With less than a minute to go in Wednesday's Class C Long Island field hockey championship, Sag Harbor had its last chance to tie the game against Carle Place, and it appeared that it did, until the referee annulled the goal by the Whalers' Meredith Spolarich. The Frogs won 2-1.

Nov 4, 2022
Wins Bracket Football Season

The Bonackers, in “their best game of the season,” according to Joe McKee, their coach, won 41-20 at Eastport-South Manor Friday night, capping their return to Division III football with a 2-6 record. Plus more in local sports action.

Nov 3, 2022
On the Water: Back on the Bones

Chris Miller at Westlake Marina in Montauk confirmed that the fishing has been good on several fronts. “The bass fishing is holding up,” he said. “Sea bass too have been cooperating, but many are focused on blackfish, which has been very good since the season opened two weeks ago.”

Nov 3, 2022
McMahon’s Takes Another Slow-Pitch Trophy

McMahon’s won its third straight East Hampton Town men’s slow-pitch softball league championship at the Terry King ball field in Amagansett on Oct. 25, besting Sand & Sea Construction 17-10, thus winning the best-of-five final series three games to one.

Nov 3, 2022