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Post 103 White Juniors Won Seven Despite Lack of Experience

 August 20, 2014

Coming into the summer of 2014, Coach Tom Makowicki had high hopes for his Westbrook White Junior American Legion baseball squad, but was also realistic about the fact that most of his players had no prior Legion experience and that he had no experience coaching...

Beatty Helps Defenders AAU Win “War at the Shore” Tournament

 August 20, 2014

The Connecticut Defenders AAU Elite U-11 baseball team defeated the New York Tigers 10-1 on Aug. 3 to win the War at the Shore Tournament at Bridebrook Park in East Lyme. To reach the championship game, the Defenders had to defeat the Rhode...

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.

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...

Post 103 White Juniors Won Seven Despite Lack of Experience

 August 13, 2014

Coming into the summer of 2014, Coach Tom Makowicki had high hopes for his Westbrook White Junior American Legion baseball squad, but was realistic about the fact that most of his players had no prior Legion experience and he had no experience coaching in the...

Flip-Flop Gymnastics Year at a Glance

 August 13, 2014

Flip-Flop Gymnastics is so proud of their gymnasts for a great competition season. To celebrate, coaches, along with gymnasts and their families, gathered together for the annual Team Awards Picnic to acknowledge especially hard-working and outstanding members...

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...

Post 103 White Juniors Won Seven Despite Lack of Experience

 August 11, 2014

Coming into the summer of 2014, Coach Tom Makowicki had high hopes for his Westbrook White Junior American Legion baseball squad, but was realistic about the fact that most of his players had no prior Legion experience and he had no experience coaching in...

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...

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.

Flip-Flop Gymnastics Year at a Glance

 August 6, 2014

Flip-Flop Gymnastics is so proud of their gymnasts for a great competition season. To celebrate, coaches, along with gymnasts and their families, gathered together for the annual team awards picnic to acknowledge especially hard-working and outstanding members...

Weiler and Stritzel Make Nationals with Stingrays

 July 30, 2014

The Soundview Family YMCA Stingrays swimming program out of Branford continues to see success as a handful of athletes recently qualified for the National Championships in Indianapolis based on their performances at the Connecticut Senior Championships at...

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 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...

Westbrook Senior Legion Finishes Season

 July 23, 2014

As the regular season closed out last week, Westbrook Senior Legion finished in sixth place with a 9-19 record.

Westbrook Senior Legion Drops Two to Meriden

 July 23, 2014

As the regular season closed out last week, Westbrook Senior Legion finished in sixth place with a 9-19 record.

Westbrook Prep Legion Reaches .500 Mark

 July 23, 2014

The new Westbrook Prep Legion 15-U baseball squad is in the midst of its first season and recently earned a 5-0 win against RCP.

Westbrook Prep Legion Has Eight Wins

 July 23, 2014

The new Westbrook Prep Legion 15-U baseball squad is in the midst of its first season and recently earned a 5-0 win against RCP.

Blue Juniors Sneak into States After Final-Week Push

 July 23, 2014

The Westbrook Blue Junior Legion squad had a good chunk of time off entering its last week of regular season play as Post 103 hadn't played a game since July 6. Their July 14 matchup versus non-zone foe Branford was then rained out and Westbrook entered its...

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...

O’Leary Thrives in Debut Season of Legion

 July 23, 2014

Every time a baseball is hit toward Patrick O'Leary in center field, Westbrook Blue Junior Legion Coach John Petroka thinks, "He's got it." Patrick's "smooth" and "confident" playing style, along with his outstanding abilities on the field, have helped his...

Westbrook Senior Legion Finishes Season

 July 21, 2014

As the regular season closed out last week, Westbrook Senior Legion finished in sixth place with a 9-19 record.

Blue Juniors Sneak into States After Final-Week Push

 July 21, 2014

The Westbrook Blue Junior Legion squad had a good chunk of time off entering its last week of regular season play as Post 103 hadn’t played a game since July 6. Their July 14 matchup versus non-zone foe Branford was then rained out and Westbrook entered...

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