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This Friday is the Registration Deadilne for $25K Bluefish Tourney

 August 20, 2014

This year is going to be quite interesting when the 'Greatest Bluefish Tournament on Earth' kicks off in view of last year's developments. For those not in the loop, this column on January 22, 2014 ("Cheaters Go Down for the Count") gave kudos to the tournament...

Serrano Showed Stability Hitting Up in Order for Post 103

 August 20, 2014

Hitting in the top half of the Westbrook Senior Legion lineup all summer long, Aidan Serrano didn't care how he got the job done-he just wanted to get on the base paths, which led to the utility man having a sizzling season.

Four Morgan Graduates Recognized by Clinton Little League

 August 20, 2014

As Little League celebrated its 75th anniversary this year, Clinton Little League recognized four graduating seniors from The Morgan School who embody the same teamwork, dedication to community, and pursuit of excellence as Little League. These students excelled...

The Great Debate on the Future of Thanksgiving High School Football

 August 20, 2014

Whenever someone mentions Thanksgiving, usually right after one thinks of the food and family gatherings, the thing that is most synonymous with the holiday is football. I can remember growing up in my house and always waiting for those NFL games to begin in...

Madison to Play Host to Two September Obstacle Races

 August 18, 2014

The town of Madison will be hosting two separate obstacle races in the month of September—the Warrior Dash on Saturday, Sept. 20 and the third annual Run the Gauntlet 5K obstacle course race on Sunday, Sept. 28.

Henderson a Man for All Seasons with OS, Post 103, Fall Baseball

 August 13, 2014

Whenever there is a season open to baseball, Jimmy Henderson's name is on a lineup card and that has led to him being a vastly improved slugger during the dog days of summer.

Westbrook Dance Academy are National and Senior Dance-Off Champions at Elite Dance Challenge Nationals

 August 13, 2014

The Westbrook Dance Academy competition teams recently competed in The Elite Dance Challenge (EDC) National Competition in Sturbridge, Massachusetts July 9-13, and returned as National Champions and Senior Dance-Off Champions. In a competition with 44 studios...

Tennis Teachers Improve the Skill of Shoreline Players

 August 13, 2014

Tennis enthusiasts won't be happy to hear about the sport's recent turn in participation. Players are dropping like flies, fleeing to other sports, or not even giving tennis a chance. But over the last decade, local tennis clubs on the Connecticut shoreline are...

Bluefish are Cranking Things Up in the Sound

 August 13, 2014

As much as there is a devotion to striped bass as a sportfish, there can be no denying the thrill of catching an unrelenting blue. It is the season for such rod-bending, gear-destroying action and with that, comes the challenge of the season's contests. Hooking...

Fishers are Caught Up in Maine’s Sandworm Shortage

 August 6, 2014

Shocker! There is a serious shortage of Maine's seaworms. This continued shortage of worms should not come as a surprise since our column has been blasting the over-harvesting of them for several years. It looks as though Maine's golden goose may be near the end...

Mardjekaj Was Dedicated Two-Team Player for Westbrook

 August 6, 2014

Nick Mardjekaj grew up watching New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter and he is certainly following in his favorite player's footsteps with a selfless and hard-working approach to the game of baseball.

Westbrook Prep Legion Falls in States Opener

 August 6, 2014

The Westbrook Prep Legion baseball team entered the State Tournament as the No. 4 seed in the Northern Division and took a 10-1 loss to No. 5 seeded Windsor Locks in the opening round on July 29.

Schultz Inducted into Madison Athletic Hall of Fame

 August 6, 2014

On June 10, former Hand math teacher and Coach Bob Schultz was inducted into the 2014 Madison Athletic Hall of Fame during a personal ceremony at Peregrine's Landing in Clinton.

Morgan Baseball Defied Naysayers in 2014

 August 6, 2014

The Morgan baseball squad considered its regular season a success after finishing at 10-10, but what really impressed Coach John Litevich was the team's ability to fight in the postseason despite its youth. Although the Huskies lost in the Shoreline Conference...

Morgan Baseball Defied Naysayers in 2014

 August 4, 2014

The Morgan baseball squad considered its regular season a success after finishing at 10-10, but what really impressed Coach John Litevich was the team’s ability to fight in the postseason despite its youth. Although the Huskies lost in the Shoreline...

Waterbury Moving His Way to Dancing Dominance

 July 30, 2014

In just five years of competitive dance, Miles Waterbury has become one of the most decorated dancers in the state before even stepping foot onto a high school campus.

Catching Stripes When Other Do Not

 July 30, 2014

August doldrums in July! Weird, isn't it? Yet, for whatever the reason, striped bass are acting as though we are in the middle of August when, here on the Sound, July has had some of the coolest temperatures. That certainly beckons anglers to fish the comfort...

Westbrook Dance Academy Performs at Disney World

 July 30, 2014

From June 29 to July 1, several students from Westbrook Dance Academy performed at Walt Disney World. The students performed to "Dancing in the Streets" in The Magic Kingdom Parade and Hollywood Studios Parade. The following day, the students took to the stage...

Westbrook Blue Juniors Lose Tough 2-1 Game in States

 July 30, 2014

Baseball is a game of high drama in which mere inches can separate ball clubs and the Westbrook Blue American Junior Legion team got a taste of that in a pair of playoff battles.

The Dance Corner is Racking Up the Awards

 July 30, 2014

Local dancers representing The Dance Corner of Killingworth competed this spring in a number of regional dance competitions. Competing against schools from across the Northeast, The Dance Corner took home a number of awards, including a first place overall...

Pendleton Helps The Dance Corner Rack Up the Awards

 July 23, 2014

Local dancers representing The Dance Corner of Killingworth, including Clinton's Grace Pendleton, competed this spring in a number of regional dance competitions. Competing against schools from across the Northeast, The Dance Corner took home a number of awards,...

Clinton’s Schroeder Receives All-Academic at Bates

 July 23, 2014

Elena Schroeder of Clinton, a member of the women's track and field team at Bates College, received New England Small College Athletic Conference All-Academic distinction for the spring 2014 season. To receive NESCAC All-Academic honors, a student-athlete must...

The Dinner Plate is Nearing Empty

 July 23, 2014

When our plates are empty, we stop eating or, at best, finish off what's in the bottom of the pot. This trait seems to have transferred to striped bass fishing. Since stripers are a popular sport fish and make for a tasty meal, they're an easy target for...

Fish Move for One Main Reason: To Eat

 July 16, 2014

In order for fish to survive in any environment, they need to have clean water in which to live, a food supply to replenish their energy, and a tolerable temperature range. Temperature drives behavior, which, as fishers, we translate into fish activity. This is...

Second Team All-Shoreline for Boys’ Track Announced

 July 16, 2014

The following male athletes were named Second Team All-Shoreline for their performaces at the Shoreline Conference Championship last month: (front row) Chase Lemay (Morgan), Alex VanVliet (Old Saybrook), John Schuster (HK), Nick...

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