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Inspiration Found by Racing with i-tri

Posted on 25 June 2015

Despite the mud and puddles on the ground and the rain and chill in the air on Saturday afternoon, i-tri’s sixth annual Turbo Tri fundraising triathlon at Maidstone Park in East Hampton was a well-attended success.

New York Runners Dominate Shelter Island 10K

Posted on 25 June 2015

For the first time in 36 years, rain fell upon runners Saturday at the Shelter Island 10K, though more than 1,000 crossed the finish line and were led by New York-based runner Eliud Ngetich, 21, who left the pack behind in the second mile to easily win in 28:52.31 (4:39 mile pace).

Former High School Battery Teams Up in Victory for Whalers

Posted on 17 June 2015

A sense of familiarity filled the air as Nick Kruel stepped to the mound for the Sag Harbor Whalers of the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League on Sunday. The field at Mashashimuet Park is where Kruel grew up honing his trademark knuckleball, after all, and on Sunday a crowd of family and friends filled the stands in attendance.

Lady Whalers Lose Grip on Regional Final

Posted on 06 June 2015

What was supposed to be one of the best 24-hours of their lives was soured by one long and excruciating half inning of softball.

Leggard, Jungck Excel at Division Championship

Posted on 03 June 2015

Pierson track athletes Allura Leggard and Hannah Jungck helped score points for the East Hampton girls track team at the Division III Championships last week, with the team finishing ninth overall out of 16 teams. Leggard joined Gabby McKay, Tyra Stewart and Allesia Williams on the 4×100-meter relay team, which finished fourth in 52.08 seconds. [...]

McGowin Breaks Out with Stellar Start

Posted on 03 June 2015

Sag Harbor native and Minor League pitcher Kyle McGowin had his best outing of the season on May 28, tossing seven innings in a 1-0 win for the Arkansas Travelers, the Double-A affiliate for the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim.

Lady Whalers Softball Set for Saturday

Posted on 03 June 2015

Following a layoff of 24 days, the Pierson-Bridgehampton softball team will return to action with a New York State Class C Southeast Regional Championship game this Saturday.

Sidelines: The Community Fabric

Posted on 03 June 2015

Say what you will about Sag Harbor, but it rarely suffers from a lack of community spirit, which was on full display as the Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League and the Sag Harbor Whalers kicked off their eighth season at Mashashimuet Park Sunday afternoon.

Feet Replace Bats and New League Sprouts

Posted on 03 June 2015

The number one rule of the newly-formed Hamptons Kickball League is simple: Have fun or go home.

Vila Tosses Playoff Gem for Delaware

Posted on 27 May 2015

By Gavin Menu It has been a long haul that included a redshirt freshman season and an ascension from lefty reliever to starting pitcher. Colman Vila, a 2013 graduate of Pierson High School, was given the ball and asked to start an elimination game for the Division I University of Delaware Blue Hens last week. [...]