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Honoring the Legacy of Black Basketball Coaches on the East End

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Carl Johnson coaching the Killer Bees during the New York State Class D semifinal.    MICHAEL HELLER

Carl Johnson coaching the Killer Bees during the New York State Class D semifinal. MICHAEL HELLER

Carl Johnson coaching during the 2015 state playoffs.    CAILIN RILEY

Carl Johnson coaching during the 2015 state playoffs. CAILIN RILEY

Carl Johnson hoists the 2015 state championship plaque.    CAILIN RILEY

Carl Johnson hoists the 2015 state championship plaque. CAILIN RILEY

Carl Johson and the Killer Bees being presented with the 2015 state championship.   CAILIN RILEY

Carl Johson and the Killer Bees being presented with the 2015 state championship. CAILIN RILEY

Ron Gholson, center, a Bridgehampton alum, has been a longtime coach within the Westhampton Beach school district.    MICHAEL O'CONNOR

Ron Gholson, center, a Bridgehampton alum, has been a longtime coach within the Westhampton Beach school district. MICHAEL O'CONNOR

Ron White coaching the Killer Bees during their latest Suffolk County Championship this past winter.    RON ESPOSITO

Ron White coaching the Killer Bees during their latest Suffolk County Championship this past winter. RON ESPOSITO

Southampton boys basketball head coach Herm Lamison.    RON ESPOSITO

Southampton boys basketball head coach Herm Lamison. RON ESPOSITO

Southampton head coach Herm Lamison.   RON ESPOSITO

Southampton head coach Herm Lamison. RON ESPOSITO

Nick Thomas coaching the Center Moriches Red Devils in 2019.   CAILIN RILEY

Nick Thomas coaching the Center Moriches Red Devils in 2019. CAILIN RILEY

Ron White     MARIANNE BARNETT

Ron White MARIANNE BARNETT

Ron White     MARIANNE BARNETT

Ron White MARIANNE BARNETT

Ron White     MARIANNE BARNETT

Ron White MARIANNE BARNETT

Longtime Southampton girls basketball head coach Richard

Longtime Southampton girls basketball head coach Richard "Juni" Wingfield. RON ESPOSITO

Richard

Richard "Juni" Wingfield

authorCailin Riley on May 31, 2023
They have hoisted state championship plaques over their heads, gone undefeated in league play, and won, between them, multiple league, county, Small Schools and Long Island titles, not to mention... more

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