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An Evening of High School Awards

In an athletic awards dinner held recently at the Clubhouse, Matthew McGovern and Bella Tarbet were cited as winners of the Paul Yuska Award, given to the best athletes of East Hampton High School's senior class, and the latest Hall of Fame picks were recognized.

Jul 1, 2021
The Outdoor Agenda

Want to get outside? Here are some upcoming activities that promise to satisfy your thirst for the outdoors. 

On Saturday, the East Hampton Trails Preservation Society invites hikers to explore the numerous trails of Amagansett’s hilly and shaded Stony Hill area, featuring glacial kettles and a mature beech forest. Those interested are to meet on Red Dirt Road (1/4 mile east of Accabonac Road) at 9 a.m. More information is available by calling 212-769-4311. 

Jun 25, 2021
On the Water: Dockside Pulse Quickens

Walking along the weathered docks of Montauk Harbor on Saturday morning, it was nice to see that a great many boats, both of a commercial and charter/open craft nature, were out to sea on a warm, breezy day. Fishing is a tough business in good times, but it was an even greater challenge during the pandemic to secure much-needed income. Thankfully, that seems to have changed.

Jun 24, 2021
Shelter Island 10K Leads the Way

The wind off the water felt good on a hot and humid Shelter Island 10K race day Saturday, more than one runner said, and it also felt good to be racing unrestrictedly again after the year-plus-long coronavirus-imposed hiatus.

Jun 24, 2021
14-Year-Old Surfer Wins National Title

It was Noah Avallone's first time surfing in California, but he quickly got used to it on his 9-foot-3-inch Paul Surf longboard, taking the West Coast and Hawaiian surfers in his age group unawares.

Jun 24, 2021
Y.M.C.A. Hurricanes Making Waves

Tom Cohill, the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter's aquatics director, thinks its youth swim team, the Hurricanes, is "the best pound for pound in the state," which was borne out in a meet with Huntington last week.

Jun 24, 2021
No Change to East Hampton Sports Policy

Following a robust discussion during a June 15 meeting of the East Hampton School Board, the decision was made not to change a policy barring seventh-grade athletes from moving up to varsity-level teams in most sports.

Jun 24, 2021
Ryan Fowkes and Paige Duca Win the Montauk Mile

Ryan Fowkes, a sophomore at George Washington University who set two school records this school year, and Paige Duca, a Boston College graduate student who ran cross-country and track there as an undergrad, won the Old Montauk Athletic Club's Montauk Mile with ease on Sunday.

Jun 17, 2021
In the Playoffs, It Was One-and-Done for Two 10th Seeds

The East Hampton High School softball team and the South Fork Islanders boys lacrosse team, on which seven Bonackers play, lost first-round playoff games in the past week. The boys tennis team and the girls and boys track teams also saw postseason action.

Jun 17, 2021
Defender Went Down as Time Ran Out

John Romero Sr.'s Maidstone Market men's soccer team began this spring season with three straight wins, but bowed, shorthanded, 1-0 on June 10 to the East Hampton Soccer Club. 

Jun 17, 2021
Fund-Raiser for the Mashashimuet Grandstand

"Please help save our beautiful Mashashimuet Park!" said Diane Schiavoni, who is leading a fund-raiser to restore the park's grandstand. She announced on Facebook that she will kick off the initiative by offering a donation for a bundle of shingles worth $150; she hopes community members will do the same. Any amount is appreciated, she wrote, with hope for "many more years of watching our great school teams compete at our local park!"

Jun 17, 2021
On the Water: A Modern Day Ahab?

The lead character playing the part of Ahab these days is a commercial lobster diver from Provincetown, Mass., named Michael Packard, and in this updated adventure on the high seas, Packard, while diving near his hometown last week, said he was inhaled by a whale.

Jun 16, 2021