Nick Haas, who has for the past two winters analyzed golfers’ swings in a basement room at the former Hampton Kids building at East Hampton Indoor Tennis, returns soon to the Atlantic Golf Club, where he is an assistant pro, buoyed by the knowledge that in the off-season he has introduced the game to scores of Project Most kids from Springs and East Hampton.
Joe McKee, East Hampton High School’s varsity football coach, said this week that he’d “like to get a little more out there” concerning the recent decision by East Hampton to move up from Conference IV to III, as Section XI had ordained, based on new enrollment figures in grades 9 through 11.
Tom Cohill, who coaches the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter’s youth swim team, the Hurricanes, reported on their return last week from the state Y meet in Ithaca that the team, which finished fourth among the 40 Y teams entered, had numerous top-three finishes in a lot of age groups.
I’m in my 80s and spend a good deal of time thinking about the 1980s, when all sorts of things for the good happened on the South Fork, North Fork, and Shelter Island. And yes, there were many bad things to overcome.
Joe McKee, who coaches East Hampton High’s varsity football team, is to oversee East Hampton’s “first annual combine day for kindergartners through 11th graders” on the high school’s turf field on April 8, a Saturday.
Don Reese, who for the past half-dozen or so years has headed up East Hampton’s youth football and basketball programs, said during a conversation at The Star Monday that, despite criticisms leveled at him following his fifth-and-sixth-grade team’s recent tournament championship win at the Southampton Recreation Center, he was not an elitist.
Joe Vas, the East Hampton School District’s athletic director, said during Monday’s baseball scrimmage here with Southampton that he had made the decision to accept the Section XI-mandated move up from Conference IV to the “black-and-blue” Conference III, a move dictated by new enrollment numbers, though he wanted to hear that night at a meeting in the school’s cafeteria what the parents’, players’, and coaches’ thoughts were.