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Inaugural Bridgehampton Half-Marathon a Success

Posted on 14 May 2014

Nearly 900 runners competed Saturday in the inaugural Bridgehampton Half-Marathon, which was created by Diane Weinberger and Amanda Moszkowski, the founders of the Hamptons Marathon and Half-Marathon, held in each year in September in East Hampton. The race serves as a benefit for the Bridgehampton Museum and Southampton Hospital, with a portion of the proceeds also going toward renovations of the Nathaniel Rogers House in Bridgehampton.

Grignons Compete in Famed Antigua Sailing Week

Posted on 07 May 2014

Lou and Mike Grignon got to enjoy the fruits of their sailing victory in last August’s Antigua & Barbuda Hamptons Challenge Regatta last week with an all-expenses paid trip with their families to the twin-island paradise in the Caribbean Sea.

The Grignon brothers made the best of light wins and sailed their 27-foot, Tartan Marine-made Pride 270 to victory last August in the second annual Hamptons Regatta. The grand prize was a trip for seven aboard American Airlines, with seven nights lodging at a four-star hotel and a charter boat to compete in the 47th Annual Antigua Sailing Week, which took place from April 26 through May 2.

Pierson Softball Bounces Back With Wins

Posted on 07 May 2014

By the end of the second inning against winless Stony Brook on Monday, the Pierson softball team had worked an unimaginable 16 walks and posted a 14-0 lead that never vanquished in route to a 20-1 victory that had to be shortened to five innings because of the mercy rule.

Sports Wrap 05/08/14

Posted on 07 May 2014

Harvey Continues Strong Statistical Season Pierson senior Drew Harvey, who leads the East Hampton boys lacrosse team, scored five goals in a game against Center Moriches on Saturday, but the Bonackers lost in the end, 10-7, to fall to 3-7 in Division II play. With just three games remaining, the team will likely miss the [...]

Undefeated League Season in Sight for Whalers Baseball

Posted on 07 May 2014

Forrest Loesch picked up the win and combined with James Sherry and Ryan Chisholm to pitch a six-hitter as the Pierson baseball team knocked off Stony Brook, 7-1, on Monday to begin the last three-game series of the regular season.

Big Game Slips Away from Lady Whalers

Posted on 30 April 2014

An afternoon packed with drama ended in bitter disappointment for the Pierson softball team, which let a critical game against first-place Babylon slip away last Thursday afternoon.

Whalers Coasting Toward Season’s End

Posted on 28 April 2014

Forrest Loesch pitched a complete game shutout and went 2 for 5 at the plate with two RBIs to lead the Pierson baseball team to an 11-0 win over last-place Greenport in the opener of a three-game series at Mashashimuet Park on Monday.

Sag Harbor’s Budding Hockey Star

Posted on 28 April 2014

Growing up in Sag Harbor, the son of a Canadian, it was only natural that Alexei Andrea came to love the sport of hockey. To compete year-round, however, he played the game not on skates, but on wheels, in roller rinks across the East End.

It wasn’t until the Buckskill Winter Club opened in East Hampton in 2008 with a regulation-sized ice rink that Alexei’s passion for hockey was solidified. A few tours around the ice at Buckskill and the wheels were replaced by blades, and a budding hockey star was born.

Bonac Boys Lacrosse Drops a Pair

Posted on 16 April 2014

For 30 minutes at Westhampton Beach High School on Tuesday, players for the East Hampton boys lacrosse team had an upset victory on their minds. That was until the Hurricanes blew open a 2-2 tie in the second half to claim a 10-3 victory that sent the Bonackers home with a 1-5 record in Division II play.

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McGowin Goes 7 Innings Strong

Posted on 16 April 2014

Kyle McGowin, a Sag Harbor native and graduate of Pierson High School, picked up his first win of the season for the Inland Empire 66ers, the Class A Advanced affiliate of the Los Angeles Angels, who took McGowin in the fifth round of last year’s Major League Baseball draft.