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Plenty of Talent in the Baseball Pipeline

Although East Hampton High School’s varsity baseball season ended last week with two playoff losses, Coach Vinny Alversa is pleased by the big step forward this spring and looks forward to the coming years.

May 26, 2022
On the Wing: The East End's Most Controversial Bird

When beaches are closed because of nesting plovers, people get pretty riled up. The birds, which are endangered in the country and New York State, may seem to be prolific here, but in fact nest on only a handful of beaches on the East End. They're also site-specific, returning year after year to breed in the same spots.

May 26, 2022
Got to Get Bigger and Stronger, Coach Says

The playoff news baseball-wise was not good for East Hampton High School’s team, which lost to Mount Sinai and Miller Place last week, and thus was ousted from the county’s Class A bracket. For the Pierson (Sag Harbor) Whalers, however, the news was good.

May 26, 2022
Avallone Named to U.S. Rookie Halfpipe Team

The recent 15th birthday of Noah Avallone, a part-time Montauker, was made all the more memorable by the fact that he had been named to the U.S. Snowboard 2022-23 Olympic rookie halfpipe team.

May 26, 2022
On the Water: Mysterious Shrimp

For years I’ve noticed numerous symmetrical holes measuring about an inch in diameter in the sand near where I dock my boat in Sag Harbor Cove. Who created and resides in such dwellings?

May 26, 2022
Eight Bonac Tennis Players Named All-County

Four singles and four doubles players on East Hampton High School’s boys tennis team, which recently finished the regular season at 15-1 in league play, achieved all-county status last weekend in the Division IV tournament at William Floyd High School.

May 19, 2022
Pickleball Regs Are Adopted in Sagaponack

When the Sagaponack Village Board offered an amendment to a local law on April 13 that stated that construction of new pickleball courts would be subject to various setback regulations, based on a noise-attenuation study the board had carried out, the people of the village sounded off.

May 19, 2022
On the Water: Pain in the Pump

Dense, foggy conditions over the weekend caused some anxiety for boaters and fishermen alike. The fishing was good in many locales, however, as the waters continue to warm up.

May 19, 2022
On the Wing: The Catbird’s Fine Company

Catbirds are neither rare nor shy. Work in your garden and you may soon have a catbird working alongside you. They're charming, excellent company, and release a seemingly infinite number of sounds when they open their black bills.

May 19, 2022
OMAC Winners: Fast, Smart, and Dedicated

Three East Hampton High School senior student-athletes received $1,000 scholarships and two adults were honored by the Old Montauk Athletic Club at the Clubhouse in Wainscott last Thursday.

May 19, 2022
This Basketball League Is All Heart

Monday's basketball game between East Hampton High School and Patchogue-Medford — the first home contest for Bonac's unified basketball program — had all the thrill of a varsity playoff game and all the heart a community could muster, showcasing the meaningful moments that can happen when players with developmental disabilities are given the same opportunity to do what many of their non-disabled peers do.

May 19, 2022
Baseball Playoffs Are Underway

Pierson High School's baseball team, playing before a large and appreciative hometown crowd at Sag Harbor's Mashashimuet Park Friday, swatted Bridgehampton's Killer Bees 13-2 to finish the regular season at 13-5. The Bees gave the Whalers a better go in the first two games of the series, losing by scores of 4-2 and 5-3, but finished Friday at 6-12. 

May 16, 2022