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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...

T-Birds’ Golf Finished Spring Strong

 July 9, 2014

The North Branford golf team won just two matches this season under new Head Coach Scott Hunt, but the T-Birds still greatly improved from a season ago.

Eight Will be Honored by North Branford

 July 9, 2014

The North Branford High School Athletic Hall of Fame will induct eight new members on Sunday, July 20 at WoodWinds in Branford. Seven former athletes, along with one coach, will be inducted at the dinner that takes place from 5 to 9 p.m. For ticket information,...

Post 83 Sees Streak Snapped, but Bounces Back

 July 7, 2014

The Branford Senior Legion baseball team saw its 52-game win streak versus Connecticut competition snapped with a 5-3 loss at Stratford on July 6, but Post 83 bounced back with a 10-0, mercy-rule victory in the second game of the doubleheader. At...

Bfd Softball Proved a Strong Squad of Sisters

 July 6, 2014

Even though Branford softball had a small team of just 13 athletes, the Hornets showed that they had big hearts while forming concrete bonds this spring.

T-Birds' Nowak Named Shoreline Player of the Year

 July 2, 2014

Kayla Nowak was a key player at the dish for the North Branford softball team this season. Whether the opposition gave her something to hit or pitched around her, she always had an impact on the game. Head Coach TJ Schatz noted that when the opportunity...

CT Hornets Win Lightning Summer Scorcher Tourney

 July 2, 2014

The Connecticut Hornets-a travel softball team based out of Branford-recently defeated the Connecticut Eliminators 7-6 in the championship game of the Lightning Summer Scorcher Tournament. Pictured from left to right are the Hornets in (back row) coach Lauren...

Bfd’s Benevento Makes Super Juniors Lacrosse Squad

 July 2, 2014

Claire Benevento-who recently completed her junior season as an attacker/midfielder for Branford girls' lacrosse-capped her campaign by making the Super Juniors of Connecticut squad. Benevento was nominated by Coach Jackie Alessi to try out for the team and made...

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