McGowin may have hit the highest of highs in his roller-coaster year when he made his first appearance of the 2020 season this past Saturday night.
Bike to the Beach is a national ride benefiting grassroots autism non-profits. Covell and the Flying Point Foundation have participated in the event since 2016, when Covell, an editor at The Press, was inspired by an article she wrote about getting fit in her 50s.
Football has been deemed by New York State as a high-risk sport, and while a handful of sports were judged safe to play starting on September 21 last week by governor Andrew M. Cuomo, those looking to get on the gridiron this fall are still waiting for some answers as to whether that will actually happen.
In Sag Harbor, youth soccer is the latest sport to return to action after the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown.
For East Hampton High School track athlete Liam Fowkes, the i-tri Turbo Tri was the first triathlon he’d ever competed in. Despite his inexperience as a triathlete, he ended up placing first in the triathlon’s youth division.
Ruddy’s attitude and work ethic have propelled him onto the A-list of high school players, not just on Long Island but nationally. In July, he was named to the All Tournament team in tournaments he played in Georgia and Florida with his travel team, the East Coast Lumberjacks.
High school sports will be returning this fall. Well, at least some of them will be.
East Moriches native Ryan Fine started playing travel hockey at 6 years old. After committing to play Division 1 hockey at Boston University last year, the rising sophomore is looking toward even bigger goals.
For 12 years running, the Montauk Playhouse Community Center Foundation has hosted the Montauk Ocean Swim, one of the only guarded ocean swims on the East Coast. Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, like many iconic East End traditions, the Ocean Swim is going virtual as the Montauk Swim Challenge.
East Hampton Native Navigates Precarious Equestrian Competition Season
Westhampton Yacht Squadron is celebrating its 130th anniversary this summer. The club has gone through many stages and locations since its initial establishment as a part of the Westhampton Country Club in 1890, and commodore J.M. Sheehan is honoring the anniversary as a sign of the club’s resilience in the face of strife, like the current pandemic.
A Southampton High School graduate received the prestigious Long Island Evans Scholarship, a full-tuition award given to exceptional golf caddies. Brigham Hancock, one of this year’s award recipients, is a caddy at Shinnecock Hills Golf Club, and will matriculate at the University of Notre Dame in the fall.
Travel Baseball Resumes on Long Island With Limited Travel
Thinking of martial arts likely invokes images of a high-contact sport very difficult to do while social distancing. Governor Cuomo’s restrictions against the reopening of gyms in phase four makes the challenge even harder. But at Epic Martial Arts in Sag Harbor, owner Michelle Del Giorno is using a combination of Zoom and outdoor classes to keep students safe.
The New York State Public High School Athletic Association (NYSPHSAA), announced on Thursday that the fall high school sports season will be delayed until September 21 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.