As Long Island continues into phase three of its reopening, sailing clubs have slowly resumed their summer programming. During typical summers, clubs host regattas and large camps, but COVID-19 has led to a variety of different alternatives.
People around Pete Meehan, longtime varsity baseball and basketball coach at Hampton Bays High School, say his dedication to his players and to the school made him a beloved figure in the community. Now, after more than 30 years at the helm of those programs, Meehan is retiring.
East End bike shops are struggling to keep up with the steadily increasing demand for bicycles due to long-term stay-at-home orders as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Bicycles are quickly disappearing from bike shops and warehouses, just as demand is peaking.
Four athletes and two outstanding teams will join the East Hampton High School Athletic Hall of Fame when the 2020 class is inducted at a ceremony planned for later this year.
The South Fork Country Club in Amagansett raised over $115,000 for the East Hampton/Amagansett and Springs food pantries in a charity golf match on Friday, June 5.
The Hampton Classic horse show, a staple of late summer in Bridgehampton, has been canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Many East End youth sports organizations have built multiple contingency plans depending on when they can resume, while some have canceled completely.
Though in-person competitive running has fallen victim to the COVID-19 pandemic, many of Long Island’s annual races are keeping the tradition alive through virtual races.
While Long Island is still shut down from the NY Pause order, one important aspect of life on the East End has reopened: golf.
Tennis Enthusiasts Thrilled As Restrictions Are Lifted At Local Clubs
Hampton Bays Senior Quinn Smith Misses Opportunity To Compete For Championship
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, almost every sports league has ceased operations indefinitely, including the NCAA. For local East End college athletes, the news was yet another disappointing development in the lead-up to students’ return home.
For Senior Athletes, The Year Comes To An Unceremonious End
The Hamptons Collegiate Baseball League (HCBL), which was busy preparing for its 13th season when the coronavirus pandemic shutdown all major sports earlier this year, announced Monday it was cancelling the upcoming summer season.
Robert “Bobby” Hopson, 48, the leading scorer in Bridgehampton High School basketball history, died at his home in Bridgehampton on April 21.