The East Hampton High School boys swimming team will be represented at Saturday’s county meet by eight competitors, namely Christian Brierley, who is one of the team’s captains, Ethan and Owen McCormac, Aidan Forst, Colin Harrison, Kevin Pineda, and Jack and Ryan Duryea.
Joseph Vasile-Cozzo, the athletic director at East Hampton High School, announced at Tuesday’s school board meeting that because of increased enrollment the athletic teams would move from League VI to League V.
You’re spinning, I’m spinning, we’re all spinning. Everything is in motion. If you are standing in an island in an ocean transected by the Equator, you are moving easterly at more than 1,000 miles per hour. You just don’t feel it or notice it because the island, the water surrounding it, and everything on it are moving at the same speed. If you are standing upright and motionless on one of the poles, north or south, you are near stationary, except that you turn completely around once every 24 hours. From infancy to old age, you and I, assuming that we have been in the same neighborhood all of these years, have been moving easterly at almost the same speed, but not exactly.
Some 50 years ago, David Wilt, who had been a children’s librarian in Philadelphia before moving here with Chuck Hitchcock, said what this place needed was “a school without walls,” one that would connect youngsters here with the many artists, writers, musicians, and professionals who were their neighbors.
Friday was Spirit Night in the Harbor, and, during a basketball doubleheader in Pierson’s packed gym that night, one of which went the Whalers’ way, one of which didn’t, there was no letup to the mighty noise in the stands.
The kids who are learning to play hockey at the Buckskill Winter Club now have two top-notch youth coaches to teach them — Tim Luzadre, who has been with the winter club since it began in 2005, and now also Bruce MacIsaac, a Sag Harborite whose junior Long Island Gulls teams in Nassau County made it to the nationals three times.