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Spring Sports Cancelled Across Long Island

High school sports officials in Suffolk County voted unanimously on Tuesday to cancel the spring sports season for 2020 at all levels.

With Baseball On Hold, McGowin Waits For His Next Chance

The Nationals were coming off their first ever World Series victory and McGowin, a Sag Harbor native with a rocket for a right arm, was looking forward to getting his championship ring with his teammates on April 14.

A Conversation with Pierson Athletic Director Eric Bramoff

Pierson School District was one of the first to close amid the coronavirus outbreak on March 11, well before the county made the decision for all of its schools to do so.

Local Sailors Win Big Race In The Caribbean

Local Sailors Win Big Race In The Caribbean

East Hampton’s 200 Free Relay Finishes Season At State Meet

East Hampton's 200 Free Relay Finishes Season At State Meet

Lady Whalers Lose to East Rockaway To Bring Season to a Close

The Pierson/Bridgehampton girls basketball team went shorthanded into its Long Island Class C Championship against East Rockaway on Monday afternoon at Newfield High School in Selden, and while it gave the Nassau County champs a hard fought game, missing a pair of starters proved to be too difficult to overcome in the 54-43 loss.

Southampton Ice Rink Director Bryan Wish Looking To Create South Fork Ice Hockey Teams

Southampton Ice Rink Director Bryan Wish Looking To Create South Fork Ice Hockey Teams

Pierson/Bridgehampton Girls Basketball Falls To Westhampton Beach In Small Schools Championship

Pierson/Bridgehampton Girls Basketball Falls To Westhampton Beach In Small Schools Championship

Pierson Girls Basketball Team Knocks Off Port Jeff in B/C Final

Gylia Dryden has picked the perfect time to peak. The Bridgehampton junior had a career game on Tuesday evening, scoring a game-high 18 points in leading the Pierson/Bridgehampton girls basketball team to a 47-32 drubbing of Port Jefferson.

Top-Seeded Whalers Knocked from Postseason

Beating a team three times in one season is supposed to be a challenge, according to the old adage, and it proved true on...

East Hampton Boys Swimming Places Sixth At Counties

The season came to a close for the East Hampton/Pierson/Bridgehampton boys swim team at the Section XI Swimming Championships at Suffolk County Community College in Brentwood on Saturday.

Pierson To Send Its Football Players To East Hampton This Fall

The East Hampton football program got a shot in the arm a few weeks ago when Pierson Athletic Director Eric Bramoff made the decision to send his handful of players to East Hampton instead of Southampton for the 2020 football season.

Pierson Boys Basketball Team Clinches League VIII Title

The Pierson boys basketball team clinched the League VIII title on Monday night with a 67-41 win at home over Greenport.

Pierson’s Giles Joins Four Others at Top of Career Scoring List

Chastin Giles scored her 1,000th career point on a baseline drive with 15.5 seconds remaining in the third quarter.

A Final Goodbye to The Beehive in Bridgehampton

“The Hive,” as it became known, or “The Matchbox” because of its extremely tight quarters, measures 37 feet sideline to sideline, and 55 feet baseline to baseline, which is 13 and 19 feet smaller, respectively, than a regulation-sized high school basketball court.

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The Express News Group Presents 27Speaks, A Weekly Podcast: September 17 Edition

In this week’s edition of 27Speaks, the editors are joined by Sag Harbor Express Publisher Emeritus Bryan Boyhan to discuss an article he wrote on the 50th anniversary of the tragic flight of The Free Life, a hot air balloon that was launched from Springs in an unsuccessful attempt to cross the Atlantic Ocean.

Remembering The Free Life 50 Years Later

They would float up the coast to Maine. There, they would catch the westerlies that would blow them the 2,500 miles to Europe. Up there, in the beauty and the silence, you hear the true noise of the sea coming up at you. There was plenty of food on board, stocked with salamis and cheeses — fatty food to keep them warm and filled — water, Champagne for celebrating, of course, plus some emergency supplies. But it turns out the crew of The Free Life, a seven-story high Roziére balloon that lifted off from a field in Springs 50 years ago this week, would not need it.

A Father Shares Advice: In his Book, Richie Jackson offers a Road Map...

At the age of 15, when Jackson Foo Wong came out and told his parents that he was gay, his father, Richie Jackson, a TV and theater producer based in New York City, couldn’t have been more delighted. That’s because for Jackson, being gay had long been an important defining feature of his own life.