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Pierson Hoops: Youth is Served

By Benito Vila  When Pierson varsity basketball coach Fred Marienfeld selected his captain, junior Joe Dowling, he sent a clear message to his team: the...

Hardcourt Hustle and Youthoop

With whistles, squeaks and a lot of thumping, Pierson’s varsity and JV basketball teams held their first practices yesterday, opening up the high school...

Pierson Fall Sports: More Than Just Numbers

By Benito Vila   Field hockey, 14-2; boys’ soccer, 6-11; boys’ golf, 4-7, volleyball 9-7; girls’ cross-country 4-2; a collective 45-39-1 across the seven varsity sports...

Little League: Board Moves Online

In its first pre-season planning session on Tuesday the 2009 Sag Harbor-Bridgehampton Little League board agreed to offer online registration via eteamz, to keep...

Youth Soccer: The Games Go Indoors

Pierson soccer enjoyed a resurgence this fall with Donnelly McGovern coming back to take the program reigns after a two-year stint in school administration....

Pierson Middle Schoolers Learn Lessons

By Benito Vila  There was a time when middle school fall sports were the place many student athletes took the field for the first time....

Whalers Cross Country Holds Their Own

By Benito Vila   Every outdoor sport has weather as a variable when it comes to game-day. Come what may, every athlete must adjust to conditions...

Season Starts for 2009 Little Leaguers

Hot Stove Starts   The Sag Harbor-Bridgehampton Little League held elections last Thursday. The top vote-getters were assigned roles on the 2009 board as follows:  Rich...

End Comes Quick for Girls in Playoffs

Last week the high school varsity girls volleyball, soccer and field hockey all had high hopes for the playoff season, preparing all week for...

Whalers X-Country Takes County D Title

By Benito Vila  Two points were all that separated the Lady Whaler cross-country team from a perfect season. The team finished its regular season schedule...

Whaler Alumni Keep on Playing

Field Hockey. Football. Crew. Soccer. Baseball. Basketball. These are some of the sports recent Pierson alumni have participated in at college. Here are four...

Space, the final frontier – Parking and Storage Issues at Pierson

Although administrators are looking for ways to save money for the Sag Harbor school district, the newly formed long range planning committee is still...

Pierson’s Future Champs Work Hard

By Benito Vila  Everyone wants to make varsity in high school. It’s what pro athletes talk about on TV and what Hollywood turns into teen...

Varsity Soccer Comes Back in the End

By Benito Vila A month ago the Pierson boys’ soccer team knew their best games were to come. Undeterred by a 0-5 start in league...

Lady Whalers Have Reason to be Proud

By Benito Vila It’s hard to tell who was more delighted by the outcome of the Lady Whalers 3-1 win over Riverhead on Monday, Shannon...

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The Express News Group Presents 27Speaks, A Weekly Podcast: August 6 Edition

In this week’s edition of 27Speaks, the editors talk about the East End real estate market, which has seen a boom following the global COVID-19 pandemic. They discuss the effects of a growing population on the community and question whether the changes will be permanent. The discussion highlights a virtual Express Sessions forum held this week on the real estate industry.

Governor Cuomo Greenlights School Reopening Across the State

All school districts in New York State can re-open. They are all authorized to open, Governor Andrew Cuomo said on Friday, August 7, rendering his long-awaited decision on school reopening in New York State.

EXPRESS SESSIONS: East End School Superintendents Prepare For New School Year

The doctor’s comments came during a virtual Express Sessions panel on July 30, “Local Districts Face Tough Decisions Ahead,” hosted by the Express News Group via Zoom. The event brought together five area school superintendents: Lars Clemensen of Hampton Bays, Dr. Nicholas Dyno of Southampton, Jeff Nichols of Sag Harbor, Michael Radday of Westhampton Beach, and Debra Winter of Springs. Also on the panel were State Assemblyman Fred W. Thiele Jr. and Jim Kinnier, the president of the Teachers Association of Sag Harbor.