Three East Hampton Football Club players, namely Julian Barahona, Antonio Padilla, and Xavi Piedra Martel, figured prominently in the indoor soccer finals played at the Sportime Arena in Amagansett Saturday night.
Tom Cohill, who coaches the Y.M.C.A. East Hampton RECenter’s youth swim team, the Hurricanes, said on his return from the Y nationals in Greensboro, N.C., this week that his six competitors — Maggie Purcell, Sophia Swanson, Julia Brierley, Maddie Jones, Caroline Oakland, and Cecilia De Havenon — all had done well, especially Purcell, who became the first Hurricane ever to swim in a national short course final.
A bevy of major league scouts with radar guns were gathered behind the backstop at East Hampton High’s baseball field Monday afternoon, though, unfortunately insofar as Bonac fans were concerned, they were there to watch the other starting pitcher, Shoreham-Wading River’s Brian Morrell.
The good news insofar as East Hampton High School’s softball team went this past week was Friday’s 7-2 win at Southampton, its second win of the season vis-a-vis four losses. That is, until Monday, when the girls, with five teammates on vacation, three of them starters, were bageled 9-0 here by Westhampton Beach.
Walking is good for you. My doctors say that. Just about every doctor says that. There are three kinds of recreational walking: fast steady walking, group walking with a guide, and walking by yourself or with another while studying the ground, sky, trees, and maybe water.
The East Hampton Football Club remained in second place, behind Glen Cove Avellino, in Flight A of the Long Island Soccer Football League’s top division Sunday by easily defeating the Port Jefferson Fusion 2-0 at the Ross School.
It was, indeed, a very rough March. But April is here and things are starting to pop. One sign of spring is the number of male robins on the greening shoulders along roads. Why they hit these shoulders first before the lawns is a question that has been nagging me for years, but that’s the way it is. On Sunday afternoon along Scuttlehole Road in Bridgehampton there were several, all males, of course. Females usually return several days after the males.
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.