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Madison 19-U Baseball Reaches Nutmeg Games Final

 July 27, 2014

The Madison 19-U baseball team participated in the Nutmeg Games last week and made it all the way to the final round before a tough 3-2 walk-off loss to Simsbury Senior Legion on July 26 in which the Tigers were leading 2-1 heading into the bottom of the...

Tigers 19U Baseball Fares Well in NEC Tourney

 July 23, 2014

The Madison Tigers 19-U baseball team played in the NEC Tournament the weekend of July 11 to 13, facing the Connecticut Capitals AAU team in the first game, which it won 6-2. Joe Hill threw a complete game for the win and showed why he's one of the team's...

Madison’s O’Neil Takes Bronze at Special Olympics

 July 23, 2014

Special Olympics Connecticut is proud to share that members of Team Connecticut's Unified Soccer team won the bronze medal at the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games held June 14 through June 21 in New Jersey, including Thomas O'Neil of Madison (pictured).

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...

Hand Boys' Golf Excelled Despite No State Three-Peat

 July 16, 2014

It didn't bring home a third straight Division II state title this spring, but Hand boys' golf still showed the SCC why it's one of the conference's most dominant forces.

Madison's Goss Sailed His Way to a World Record

 July 16, 2014

Sailing on the open water may be a means of relaxation for Ned Goss, but the speed-induced adrenaline rush and ride along the waves landed him a splash into the world record books.

Madison U-12 Girls' Soccer Wins Rhode Island Tourney

 July 16, 2014

The Madison U-12 girls' soccer team won the Portsmouth Invitational Soccer Tournament in Portsmouth, Rhode Island over Father's Day weekend. The team finished with a tournament record of 3-1 and outscored its opponents 10-1. Pictured from left to right are...

Madison 19-U Baseball Loses Late Lead to Grind

 July 16, 2014

The Madison 19-U baseball squad hosted The Grind at Polson Middle School on July 8, losing a two-run lead in the seventh and falling 8-7. The Tigers had strong pitching performances from Joe Hill, Magnus Grigor, and Matt Lostocco.

Madison 16-U Baseball Coming Together Nicely

 July 16, 2014

The Madison 16-U baseball squad has gotten out to a 6-6-1 start this summer. While Head Coach Pat Talbot says his club may need to iron out some of the finer points, he feels the boys are on track to unlock an even better caliber of play as the year...

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...

Fishing for Stripers at a Time That's Against All Odds

 July 9, 2014

While the big boats are out on the offshore reefs jigging, trolling, and dunking bunker when available-all searching for striped bass-there appears to be surge of catches closer to home. As the last of the sun slips into the darkened horizon or its rays just...

Smith Patrolled All Ends of the Field for Hand Baseball

 July 9, 2014

Hand baseball Head Coach Travis LaPointe says that "it will take four players to replace one Reed Smith" and, with the many different hats the senior wore this spring, the skipper's statement seems more like fact than opinion.

Hand Alum Sheehan Pitching in FCBL This Summer

 July 9, 2014

Miles Sheehan, a 2012 Hand graduate, has signed with the Futures Collegiate Baseball League (FCBL) for summer-long competition.

Madison 19-U Baseball Continues to Fight Through Summer

 July 9, 2014

While there is no American Legion baseball squad in Madison this year, there is one team in town that is giving the boys of summer a chance to crack the lumber and flash the leather.

Year of Many Bests and Firsts for Hand Girls’ Golf

 July 9, 2014

In its five-year tenure as a varsity program, the Hand girls’ golf team had without question its best campaign to date.

Hand Boys’ Golf Excelled Despite No States Three-Peat

 July 2, 2014

It didn’t bring home a third-straight Division II state title, but Hand boys’ golf showed the SCC why it is still one of the conference’s most dominant forces in the more recent seasons.

Hand Boys' Tennis Maintained Focus in Owning State Title

 July 2, 2014

The word "one" was a common theme throughout the Hand boys' tennis team's season: one goal, one mindset, and one focus toward being the only one to hold the Class L state title at the end. With that lone vision, the Tigers were left standing at No. 1 as double...

Hawkes Takes the CWGA Crown

 July 2, 2014

MacKenzie Hawkes has practically been around golf since she was born as her father-a professional golfer and head pro at the Madison Country Club-would take her out golfing on weekends. Still, it wasn't until she was 11 years old when MacKenzie truly fell in...

OLM Wins PAL Championship for First Time

 July 2, 2014

The Our Lady of Mercy softball squad recently won the Greater New Haven Parochial Athletic League championship for the first time in the school's history after an undefeated season of 10-0. Pictured are Addie Kenney (Guilford), Katie Tilton (Madison), Pamela...

Madison U-12 Boys' Soccer Gold Team Wins Second State Crown

 July 2, 2014

In the fall of 2013, the U-12 Gold boys' team was the first Madison boys' team to ever win the Connecticut Cup state championship. And on June 14, they became the first-ever Madison team to win the state championship twice and back to back by defeating...

Madison 19-U Baseball Reaches Final Day of First Tourney

 July 2, 2014

The Madison 19-U baseball squad recently competed in a nine-team tournament at East Lyme named War at the Shore. On June 21, Madison played Team Connecticut (TCB) to a 6-3 loss, and Joe Hill pitched a strong six innings. Madison held the lead going into the top...

Strange Water Temperatures Bring Stranger Fish

 July 2, 2014

As the ice melt from the north eased and the temperatures rose, the salinity in the eastern part of the Sound gradually increased. When that occurs, more fish following the warmer waters of the Gulf Stream make their way into the big pond that now has similar...

Six Hand Girls' Track Athletes Make New Balance Nationals

 June 25, 2014

Six Hand girls' track athletes that make up two different track relay teams made it to New Balance Outdoor Nationals. The 4 x100 squad, comprised of Justine Griffin, Hailey Raudat, Molly Citrin, and Samantha Schaefer, made it to the finals in the EE division and...

Madison Little League Wins AA Minors Nationals

 June 25, 2014

The Madison Little League team captured the AA Minors National Tournament crown. Pictured are (front row, kneeling) Charlie Ruperto, Jack Shay, Ryan Pfaff, John Kelly, and Jameson McParland; (second row, standing) Charlie Keogh, Joe Cozza, Wesley Selmani, Jack...

Hand's Stokes Fifth Best in State Decathlon

 June 25, 2014

For the CIAC Decathlon held on June 17 and 18 at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy in New London, Hand boys' outdoor track had plenty of representation.

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