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Good News in Bonac as the Season Begins

Spring began for a few of East Hampton High School’s teams last week, and the results, from baseball to girls lacrosse, were good all around.

Mar 31, 2022
On the Wing: The Phoebe Is On to You

The eastern phoebe is just starting to show up on the East End after a winter down South, bringing with it the promise of coming warmth and humidity — and bird song.

Mar 31, 2022
Softball’s Back on Track, Says Coach

Last year, for the first time in more than a decade, an East Hampton High School softball team, a very young squad with only two senior starters, earned a berth in the county playoffs, convincing the coaches, Annemarie Brown and Melanie Anderson, that “we’re starting to get back on track.”

Mar 24, 2022
Y.M.C.A. Hurricanes Are State Champions

Last weekend, for the first time in its 19-year history, the Hurricanes, the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter’s 8-to-19-year-old swim team, won a state championship.

Mar 24, 2022
On the Wing: The Lesson of the Osprey

In the last two weeks, ospreys have started to return to the East End from their wintering grounds in Central and South America. They’re a sign of spring, and a constant visual reminder that our actions directly affect birds.

Mar 24, 2022
Whalers Sunk as Seconds Ticked Down at State Semifinal

Having got off to a slow start in Friday’s state Class C semifinal, the Pierson High School boys basketball team came on strong in the second quarter, erasing an 11-point first-quarter deficit, taking a 4 point lead into the halftime break, and pulling ahead by 9 points in the fourth quarter. Alas, it was not enough to advance to the finals.

Mar 18, 2022
On the Wing: Into the Darkening Sky

The American woodcock knows a thing or two about a good display. No bird on the East End of Long Island comes close to rivaling its spring show.

Mar 17, 2022
Bridgehampton’s 1st Varsity Baseball Team in 43 Years

Bridgehampton, with virtually the same team that posted a 14-1 record in jayvee competition last spring, will play in a league with Pierson, Hampton Bays, Port Jefferson, Southold, Greenport, and Shelter Island.

Mar 17, 2022
Pierson Whalers Pack for the Final Four

Leo Butler’s last-second fallaway bank shot sends the Sag Harbor school to the state Class C basketball semifinal in Glens Falls on Friday.

Mar 14, 2022
On the Wing: Killer in the Marsh

While the great blue heron, the largest heron in North America, is not our only winter heron (black-crowned night herons roost locally all winter), it’s the only one you’re likely to see.

Mar 10, 2022
Bees Battled in a State Tourney Semifinal Loss

Bridgehampton High School’s young boys basketball players fought to the end against their taller Chapel Field Christian School counterparts in a state regional semifinal game at Westhampton Beach Tuesday, losing 56-47.

Mar 10, 2022
Spring Beckons East Hampton’s Teams

With things finally getting back to normal Covid-wise, Bonac’s baseball, softball, boys tennis, boys and girls track, and boys and girls lacrosse teams are to begin practicing Monday.

Mar 10, 2022