school's playing fields after Wink. A campaign to raise money to offset funeral expenses has raised more than $12,000 by Tuesday afternoon.
Wink went into athletic training as a result of an injury of her own while a soccer player at Saratoga.
"When people asked her if she had kids, she'd say, 'Yes, I have 400 of them,'" said Tim Wink, her husband. ""The kids would talk to her if they were upset about something, and she was a great resource to them."
•I've yet to see a write-up about it, but I learned over the weekend that PSAL coaching Vince Gargano has died. From the mid-1950s to 1973, Gargano coached four undefeated teams and nine division champions at Abraham Lincoln.
Swimming and diving: Beginning next year, diving may be conducted either first, last or simultaneously with swimming events during the regular season under a rules change recently approved by the National Federation.
In addition, teams will be allowed to conduct 11-dive competitions during with the mutual consent of competing teams.
Softball note: Wayland-Cohocton pitcher Alex Button, second-team all-state in Class B last spring, is sitting out her senior season while trying to firm up her basketball future.
Button was committed to Monmouth, but an early-season coaching change at the New Jersey school threw things into flux, leaving Button without a definite destination.
On the move: Keith McGee, sixth-team all-state for Greece Arcadia in Class A basketball in 2016, is about to resurface at New Mexico.
McGee will be arriving by way of South Plains College in Levelland, Texas, where he started 22 of 32 games at point guard as a freshman this pas season and averaged 7.8 points and 2.7 assists a game for the NJCAA champions. McGee shot 48.6 percent from the field and 44.7 percent on 3-pointers.
• Jay Hayes is heading to Oklahoma as a graduate transfer after starting all 13 games on the defensive line for Notre Dame's football team last fall.
Hayes, who finished with 27 tackles, three tackles for loss, one sack and one fumble recovery, was first-team all-state his final two seasons at Poly Prep.