Category | Sports

Sidelines: Sustained Excellence

Posted on 24 March 2015

Teams competing at the Class D level in New York State come from schools in which the total enrollment can be no more than 169 students. Bridgehampton High School, which over the weekend won its ninth state championship in boys basketball, has a total enrollment of 41 students, only 20 of whom are boys.

BEE-lieve It! Bridgies Are State Champs Once Again

Posted on 21 March 2015

In an arena where words like glory and history are tossed around like popcorn, a new generation of Killer Bees built on one of the greatest traditions around with a 62-49 victory over New York Mills in the New York State Class D Championship, earning the program’s ninth state title in the process.

Bridgehampton Wins To Advance to State Final

Posted on 20 March 2015

There is inherent pressure for teams playing in a state semifinal, and then there’s the pressure defense the Bridgehampton boys basketball team brought to the equation Friday afternoon in Glens Falls. The pressure combined led to a cauldron for previously unbeaten Moriah out of Port Henry and an opportunity for the Killer Bees to play for their ninth New York State Class D title on Saturday.

Scouting Report: Killer Bees Headed for State Final Four

Posted on 18 March 2015

Take a quick look at the four teams in this weekend’s New York State Class D Final Four, including the Bridgehampton Killer Bees.

Lady Whalers Fall in Regional Final

Posted on 14 March 2015

There was no quit in the Pierson-Bridgehampton basketball team upstate in Newburgh on Friday, even though its opponent in the New York Class C Southeast Regional Final, the Pine Plains Bombers, had too much firepower in the end and pulled away with a 45-35 victory to advance to the semifinal round.

Killer Bees Stamp Ticket Back to States

Posted on 14 March 2015

These Killer Bees are reminded of those Killer Bees everywhere they turn—around town, in the gym where eight state championship banners hang, even at the dinner table, as many are descendants of the mid to late 1990s Bees, they of three consecutive state titles, innumerable victories and immeasurable ability.

Playoffs Resume for Lady Whalers and Killer Bees

Posted on 11 March 2015

With the fun and games of the overall Suffolk County boys and girls basketball tournaments now a distant memory, the time has arrived—at long last—for a pair of local teams to play for a shot at winning a New York State championship

Winter’s Aftermath Keeps Pierson Spring Sports Indoors

Posted on 11 March 2015

The busiest place in Sag Harbor on weekday afternoons is the Pierson High School gymnasium, where basketball practice gives way to softball, and softball melds into baseball, all while nearly 2 feet of snow and ice covers local playing fields.

Former Sag Harbor Student Busiello Wins State Title for ESM

Posted on 05 March 2015

When Adam Busiello was in kindergarten at Sag Harbor Elementary School, he already had discovered his primary focus outside the classroom, and it had little to do with the usual pursuits of a child his age.

Busiello, at just 6 years old, was already a wrestler.

Lady Whalers Fall to Hampton Bays in Suffolk Tourney

Posted on 01 March 2015

Following a long layoff since closing out the regular season, the Pierson-Bridgehampton girls basketball team was back in action against Hampton Bays in the Suffolk County Class B-C Championship game at St. Joseph’s College in Patchogue on Saturday.