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Hornets Made a Splash with New Coach Beaulac

 April 24, 2014

The Branford boys’ swimming and diving team featured a new head coach this winter in program alum Ray Beaulac, who guided the Hornets to another solid season in which they bettered last year’s finish at the state meet.

NB Baseball Shut Out Twice, then Beats Coginchaug

 April 23, 2014

North Branford baseball was looking to flex its muscles outside of the Shoreline Conference when it hosted SCC foe Guilford, but unfortunately, the Thunderbirds suffered a 9-0 home shutout to the Indians on April 14. After Guilford broke the scoreless deadlock...

Previdi Wants a ‘Winning Mentality’ from Bfd Girls’ Tennis

 April 23, 2014

The Branford girls' tennis team experienced a little bit of everything last week as the Hornets first won a lopsided match at West Haven, 6-1, followed by a close encounter at Sacred Heart Academy that Bill Previdi's squad won 4-3. Branford then found itself on...

Hornets’ Golf is 5-0; Softball Gets First Win

 April 23, 2014

GolfThe Hornets are 5-0 this season as Dennis Swirsky's club first beat Law 186-192; then scored a 168 to sweep (209), Cross (220), and Hillhouse (220); followed by a 181-191 victory versus Foran. Against Law at Orange Hills...

Olt Connects for Third MLB Homer

 April 23, 2014

Mike Olt's Chicago Cubs hosted a National League Central foe in the Cincinnati Reds for a matinee at Wrigley Field on April 19. On the first pitch of the bottom of the second inning, Olt hit his third career home run against lefty Tony Cingrani.

NB Girls’ Lax Earns First Win, Boys’ Tennis Evens Record

 April 23, 2014

Girls' LacrosseThe Thunderbirds earned their first win of the season with a 9-7 road victory over Valley. North Branford fired 30 shots on net in the victory while goalie Taylor Delaney stopped 13. North Branford also by...

Hunt Starts First Spring as T-Birds’ Golf Coach

 April 23, 2014

The T-Birds have a new leader of their golf program. North Branford High School psychologist Scott Hunt has claimed the job and is looking to improve a program that's had limited numbers the past few seasons.Scott was the...

Trout Captured Anglers’ Attention on Opening Day

 April 23, 2014

Anglers began staking their spots by trout-stocked waters-at first with reasonable spacing, but those spaces disappeared in short order as more and more fishers showed up. It was chilly (mild compared to last year's frigid opening) and most notably with wider...

Previdi Wants a 'Winning Mentality' from Bfd Girls' Tennis

 April 21, 2014

The Branford girls’ tennis team experienced a little bit of everything last week as the Hornets first won a lopsided match at West Haven, 6-1, followed by a close encounter at Sacred Heart Academy that Bill Previdi’s squad won 4-3.

Bfd Girls’ Hoops Saw Success in Henry’s First Year

 April 17, 2014

Justin Henry’s debut campaign as head coach of Hornets’ girls’ hoops proved successful as Branford used a solid start to make the playoffs with room to spare and ultimately finished with 11 wins.

Branford Baseball Beats Sheehan, Stuns North Haven

 April 16, 2014

Following a trying 2013 campaign in which it missed the playoffs, the Branford baseball team is traveling along the road to redemption this spring and began its journey in triumphant fashion.The Hornets notched a 3-1 victory...

Opening Day of CT’s Trout Season is Saturday, April 19

 April 16, 2014

In the past, when Easter fell on the same weekend as opening day of trout season, Saturday, as expected, was a madhouse-both on the water and in the shops. Sunday, however, proved to be a delight. There was ample room on the rivers and streams and the boat...

Fraenza Debuts as Bfd Boys’ Tennis Coach; Track Starts Strong

 April 16, 2014

Boys' TennisHornets' boys' tennis alum Matt Fraenza's first week as head coach resulted in a pair of wins for Branford, which edged Foran 4-3 and defeated North Haven 5-2. Fraenza is a 1998 Branford graduate. Against Foran,...

Olt Goes Yard Again Off Rodriguez

 April 16, 2014

Six days after hitting hit first Major League Baseball homer against Wandy Rodriguez, Mike Olt took the Pittsburgh lefty deep once again, this time for a two-run dinger at Wrigley Field on April 9.Olt came to bat in the...

NB Softball Loses to Morgan, Sweeps Guilford

 April 16, 2014

The North Branford softball team looked to have its first game of the year in the bag, but Morgan had other ideas as it scored five runs in the top of the seventh and then held off a T-Birds' rally in the bottom half to win 9-8.

NB Baseball Starts Hot, Diaz Shines for Boys’ Tennis

 April 16, 2014

BaseballNorth Branford won two of its first three games of the spring season. In a 17-2 win against Hyde, Austin DeFrancesco earned the win and had three hits with three RBI at the plate. In a 9-2 win against Morgan, Sean...

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...

North Branford Hockey Returns to Playoffs

 April 16, 2014

North Branford ice hockey had graduated two of its best players from last season's squad that reached the Division II semifinals in center Dylan Podbielski and goalie Kyle Saroka. But the key losses didn't hamper the T-Birds too much this season as Ralph Shaw's...

Bfd Baseball Caps Week by Stunning NH

 April 14, 2014

Following a trying 2013 campaign in which it missed the playoffs, the Branford baseball team is traveling along the road to redemption this spring and began its journey in triumphant fashion.

Olt Gets Going as Cubs Prep for Yankees

 April 14, 2014

Mike Olt has put together a strong string of recent games and now his Chicago Cubs travel to the Bronx to take on the New York Yankees on Tuesday, April 15 and Wednesday, April 16. Both games start at 7:05 p.m.

Branford Softball Aims for Stronger Start This Spring

 April 9, 2014

In each of the last two seasons, the Branford softball team needed a late-season surge to qualify for states and then lost its first round game on the road against a higher seed. Consequently, Coach Chuck Reale wants his Hornets to get out to a stronger start...

Olt Blasts First MLB Home Run

 April 9, 2014

Branford native Mike Olt hit his first Major League Baseball home run on April 3, blasting a shot to right field against Pittsburgh Pirates' southpaw Wandy Rodriguez in a 3-2 victory for the Chicago Cubs.Leading off the top...

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...

Hornets Take Home Hardware from Boys’ Hoops Banquet

 April 9, 2014

The Branford boys' basketball team recently held its postseason banquet to honor the athletes who helped the Hornets have a fine campaign that saw them win 11 games.Jake Palluzzi's squad swept its season series against Foran,...

New-Look T-Birds’ Baseball Hopes for More Success

 April 9, 2014

The North Branford baseball team will look drastically different this spring as the squad graduated eight seniors from a season ago. Head Coach Billy Mitchell and the Thunderbirds are coming off a campaign in which they went 20-5, but will have to replace a lot...

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