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Oct 12, 2017 1:20 PMPublication: The Southampton Press

UPDATE: Alumni Turn Out To Take Part In Press News Group's Celebration Of Killer Bees History

Killer Bees, from left, Matt Hostetter, Elijah Jackson, coach Carl Johnson, Max Cheng and J.P. Harding. DREW BUDD
Oct 16, 2017 5:45 PM

UPDATE: Monday, 11:50 a.m.

The Press News Group hosted “A Black and Gold Celebration: A Live Oral History of Bridgehampton Basketball” at the Bridgehampton School on Friday night where generations of the school's storied boys basketball program were in attendance. Players from the 1960s through the early 2000s were on hand to share their stories on how much playing basketball for Bridgehampton meant to them, among other things, in what wound up being over a three-hour conversation.


A special community event to honor the history and legacy of the Killer Bees basketball team of Bridgehampton School will be held on Friday at 7 p.m. at the Bridgehampton School gymnasium, otherwise known as The Beehive.

“A Black and Gold Celebration: A Live Oral History of Bridgehampton Basketball” is being held in the wake of the premiere of the documentary “Killer Bees” at the Hamptons International Film Festival. In an effort to delve deeper into the rich history of the iconic basketball team and its importance in the Bridgehampton community, dozens of former Killer Bees players will be on hand to share stories and memories.

Co-hosting the event will be Executive Editor Joseph P. Shaw of The Press News Group, Nick Thomas, business manager of The Press News Group, and former Killer Bees player, and Drew Budd, sports editor of The Press News Group.

Admission is free and all are welcome to attend.

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