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Former Hornets’ Assistant Skaggs Takes Over Guilford Boys’ Track

 April 16, 2014

In his first stint as a head coach for track, former Hornets' assistant Chris Skaggs wants to usher in a new period of prominence at Guilford.After growing up with the sport in Ohio, Chris went to North Carolina and was an...

Sullivan Named SHA’s Top Scholar-Athlete

 April 9, 2014

Getting called to the principal's office isn't usually a good thing, but it was for Branford resident Sydney Sullivan, who learned that she'd earned one of the top honors at Sacred Heart Academy.Sydney was named recipient of...

Xavier Senior Williams to Run at DI Bucknell

 April 2, 2014

North Branford resident and Xavier senior Zach Williams has signed a national letter of intent to run cross country, indoor track, and outdoor track for Division I Bucknell University in Pennsylvania starting in the fall of 2014.

Vitale Caps Terrific Two-Year Tenure with Branford Hockey

 March 26, 2014

Even though Jason Vitale only played two seasons for Branford boys' hockey, the senior wing contributed so much to the Hornets that Coach Adolph Brink says, "It was like he jammed four years' worth into two."Jason attended...

Freshman Paolillo Sparks Hornets’ Title Run

 March 19, 2014

Freshman center Tina Paolillo was a pivotal player for Branford-East Haven-North Branford girls' ice hockey this season, helping the team win the SCC Division II crown with a 4-0 win over Notre Dame-Fairfield/Milford."We came...

Martone Caps Wrestling Career with 133 Wins, State Crown

 March 12, 2014

Joe Martone grew up watching his brother Ciro dominate opponents on the mat for Branford wrestling and wanted to follow in his footsteps by establishing himself as one of the elite grapplers in Hornets' history. So Joe set goals of winning a state title like...

Appi Anchors T-Birds' Blue Line

 March 5, 2014

Adefensive defenseman is a rare breed to find on the ice in high school hockey, but that's the exact type of player North Branford Head Coach Ralph Shaw has in senior captain Brendan Appi."Overall, he's a defensive guy who...

Branford Boys' Hoops Pulls an ACE with Fuller

 February 26, 2014

Even though Jon Fuller lives in New Haven, the senior captain point guard has found his home away from home with Hornets' boys' hoops.Jon has played basketball his whole life while living in the Elm City, but had the chance...

Schneidt Looks to Pave Path in the Pole Vault

 February 19, 2014

In his first season pole vaulting during for North Branford boys' indoor track, senior Nick Schneidt came up big at a marquee meet. On Feb. 8, Nick jumped 11 feet-6 inches to prevail at the Class S State Championship."I was...

Morrissey Named SCC Cheer Coach of the Year

 February 12, 2014

One day in 2000, Megan Morrissey went to rent a movie at Tommy K's and saw a flyer advertising an opening for head coach of the Branford cheerleading squad. Megan had cheered as a senior captain at Hand just a few years prior and felt intrigued by the chance to...

LeMere Sparks Offense for NB Girls’ Hoops

 February 5, 2014

Only a sophomore, Sabrina LeMere has established herself as one of the more prolific scorers in the Shoreline Conference. Sabrina is currently averaging about 17 points per game as the starting point guard for North Branford girls' hoops and is improving her...

Henry Enjoying First Year with Hornets' Girls' Hoops

 January 29, 2014

After two seasons as head coach of girls' basketball at Whitney Tech, Justin Henry had an opportunity to join a new community while coaching in the ultra-competitive Southern Connecticut Conference. So Justin applied for the head coach position with Branford...

Gritty Martone Looks to Lead T-Birds

 January 22, 2014

Hockey is the national sport of our neighbors north of the border as many kids learn by skating on frozen ponds. The same can't typically be said here, but North Branford junior Alec Martone still has vivid memories of learning to skate on a pond in New...

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