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Paleski’s Perseverance Led to Stellar Senior Season

 July 30, 2014

Branford boys' lacrosse coach Jim May has seen captain Connor Paleski transform from a shy eight-year-old youth lacrosse player into a dedicated and strong leader throughout the several years he's coached him. This spring, Connor's leadership peaked in his final...

Olt Gets Sent Down to Triple-A Iowa

 July 30, 2014

Mike Olt was sent down to the Triple-A Iowa Cubs on July 23 following his struggles at the plate with the Chicago Cubs.

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...

Branford Junior Legion Ousted Early in States

 July 30, 2014

It's becoming a thing where the Branford Junior Legion baseball team puts together a great regular season only to fall short of its ultimate goal come playoff time.

Post 83 Faces Elimination After Cheshire Loss

 July 28, 2014

After winning two elimination games against Orange in the State Tournament, the Branford Senior Legion baseball team will have to win three more while facing elimination to return to the state championship series. That’s because Post 83 took a 2-0...

Branford Keeps it Going by Beating Berlin

 July 26, 2014

Branford Senior Legion had no trouble versus Berlin in its opening game of the Southern Super Regional portion of the State Tournament on July 26 as Post 83 breezed to a 7-1 victory at Stamford’s Cubeta Stadium.

Olt Gets Sent Down to Triple-A Iowa

 July 26, 2014

Mike Olt was sent down to the Triple-A Iowa Cubs on July 23 following his struggles at the plate with the Chicago Cubs.

Mahon Becomes Big-Game Pitcher for Bfd Junior Legion

 July 23, 2014

Greg Mahon is one of four current players on the Branford Junior Legion baseball team from last season, making him one of the go-to guys for Head Coach Ryan Santoro. Where Greg has made his biggest impact is on the mound as he's posted a 7-2 record in 57 innings...

Konesky Sinks Hole-in-One at Orange Hills

 July 23, 2014

Branford's Stan Konesky, Jr., recently sank a hole-in-one at Orange Hills Country Club in Woodbridge on July 11. Konesky-who drained the ace on the 148-yard third hole using a hybrid-was golfing with Ed Prete, Bobby Raucci, and Russ Petrucci.

Branford Swimmers Make Nationals with Stingrays

 July 23, 2014

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

Bfd Baseball 9-10 All-Stars Win District 4 Crown Again

 July 23, 2014

The members of the Branford 9-10-year-old All-Star baseball team stand triumphant after defeating Orange 12-8 to win the District 4 championship. This summer marks the second straight in which Branford has captured the crown and this year's team did it by going...

Post 83 Juniors Hitting Stride as Playoffs Near

 July 23, 2014

The Branford Junior Legion baseball team ended the 2014 regular season on a six-game winning streak after having lost seven of nine at the end of June and beginning of July. Since losing 8-0 to Hamden on July 12, Branford outscored its opposition 44-18 down the...

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...

Bulk the Beetle

 July 23, 2014

The T-Birds' field hockey team joined together for "Bulk the Beetle" on July 10, completely filling a convertible Volkswagen Beetle with food for the North Branford Food Bank. The squad filled the trunk, back seats, and front seats, as well as an additional car,...

Post 83 Finishes Regular Season at 29-1

 July 20, 2014

Branford Senior Legion showed up in Shelton for a game on July 16 and would up playing two games’ worth of baseball and then some as Post 83 squeaked out a 1-0 victory in a 15-inning marathon.

Criscuolo Proves the All-American Closer as College Freshman

 July 16, 2014

How do you spell relief? Well, if you're the Southern New Hampshire University baseball team, you spell it B-E-N C-R-I-S-C-U-O-L-O.

Olt Hits 12th Homer Against Reds

 July 16, 2014

Mike Olt hit his 12th home run of the season when the Cubs took a 6-5, walk-off loss to the Cincinnati Reds at Great American Ball Park on July 8.

Bfd Rec All-Stars Softball Wins Firecracker Tourney

 July 16, 2014

The Branford girls' rec All-Star softball team recently won the 2014 Firecracker Tournament on June 28 at Foote Park in Branford.

Branford Junior Legion Makes States

 July 16, 2014

The Branford Junior Legion baseball team dropped its first home game of the summer in an extra-inning duel with Milford, 3-2, last week. The loss marked Branford's third straight to Milford. Head Coach Ryan Santoro feels any hope of capturing the Zone 2 title is...

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...

Post 83 Cruises to Fifth Straight Zone Title

 July 14, 2014

The Branford Senior Legion baseball team has been in the zone all summer and Post 83 now reigns atop Zone 2 as its champion for the fifth consecutive season.

Branford’s Higgins to Enter EH Hall of Fame

 July 9, 2014

Branford resident Frank Higgins was a star hockey player at East Haven High School in 1981 and '82 and will be inducted into the East Haven Athletic Association Hall of Fame this November for his accomplishments on the ice.

Olt Has Monster Game Versus Red Sox

 July 9, 2014

Mike Olt helped the Cubs sweep the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park last week by hitting a home run and a double in the series finale, a 16-9 win for Chicago on July 2.

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...

Branford Junior Drops Key Game to Milford

 July 9, 2014

The Branford Junior Legion baseball team played just one Zone 2 game this past week-a 7-0 loss to Milford-after partaking in the Firecracker Tournament in Massachusetts. Post 83 lost two of three at the event with the lone win coming in their first game against...

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