Saturday, September 25, 2021

Sports Person of the Week

East Haven Courier

Senior Kayla Stefania is in her second season as East Haven’s starting setter and is also leading the team as a captain this year. Photo courtesy of Kayla Stefania

Stefania Sets the Stage for East Haven

Published Sep. 23, 2021 12:31 p.m.

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North Haven Courier

Giulia Faulkner is looking to lead the North Haven girls’ swim team to a successful season as a senior captain this fall. Photo courtesy of Giulia Faulkner

Harbor News

Junior Steve Kinser is scoring his share of goals to help the Morgan boys’ soccer squad win games early on in the 2021 fall season. Photo courtesy of Steve Kinser

Kinser Helps the Huskies Start Strong

Published Sep. 23, 2021 12:31 p.m.

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Valley Courier

James Marsden keeps busy all year playing for the Valley Regional-Old Lyme football team, the Warriors’ boys’ basketball squad, and the Valley baseball team. Photo courtesy of James Marsden

Marsden Makes Every Minute Count

Published Sep. 23, 2021 12:31 p.m.

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The Sound

Senior captain Nina Shamas in her second season as the starting goalie for the Branford field hockey team after making All-SCC and All-State as a junior. 

Photo courtesy of Nina Shamas

Shamas Protects the Hornets’ Net

Published Sep. 23, 2021 12:30 p.m.

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Guilford Courier

Junior Ella Clarke is making key contributions at the center forward position for the Guilford field hockey team this season. Photo courtesy of Ella Clarke

Clarke Always Moving Forward for the Grizzlies

Published Sep. 23, 2021 12:30 p.m.

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The Source

Junior Leah Chester is patrolling the midfield for the H-K girls’ soccer team this season after having previously played on defense for the Cougars. Photo courtesy of Leah Chester

Chester Making Moves in the Midfield

Published Sep. 23, 2021 12:30 p.m.

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East Haven Courier

Former Yellowjackets’ athlete Danielle Stevens recently began her first season as a varsity assistant coach and the JV head coach with the East Haven girls’ volleyball program. Photo courtesy of Danielle Stevens

Stevens Happy to be Coaching with the Easties

Published Sep. 16, 2021 02:52 p.m.

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North Haven Courier

Ada Forbes is leading North Haven’s offense as the team’s striker, while leading the her squad overall as a senior captain. Photo courtesy of Ada Forbes

Harbor News

Delaney Belcourt is leading the Westbrook field hockey team as a junior captain this fall. Delaney plays the central midfielder position for the Knights. Photo courtesy of Delaney Belcourt

Belcourt Guiding the Knights as a Junior

Published Sep. 16, 2021 02:52 p.m.

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Valley Courier

Emily Kateley plays right defense for the Valley Regional field hockey squad, and serves as a facilitator and communicator for the Warriors in the backfield. Photo courtesy of Emily Kateley

Kateley Playing Stingy Defense for Valley

Published Sep. 16, 2021 02:52 p.m.

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The Sound

Carley Parente was named a senior captain for the North Branford girls’ volleyball team heading into the 2021 fall season. Photo courtesy of Carley Parente

Parente Made a Great Call to Play Volleyball

Published Sep. 16, 2021 02:52 p.m.

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Guilford Courier

Guilford freshman Andrew Beauton is carving out quite a career on the golf course at a young age. Photo courtesy of Louise DiCocco-Beauton

Beauton Mastering the Links at 14

Published Sep. 16, 2021 02:52 p.m.

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The Source

Former H-K football player Tyler Wilcox is the new head coach of the Cougars and began his tenure with a 27-22 win versus Old Saybrook-Westbrook last week.

Photo courtesy of Steady Photography

Guilford Courier

Mike Torre put in plenty of work to improve his skills with the stick and wound up batting .312 for the Guilford AAU baseball team this summer. Photo courtesy of Mike Torre

Torre’s Work in the Batting Cage Pays Off

Published Sep. 09, 2021 12:03 p.m.

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The Source

Will Bazenas was a leader behind the plate for the Madison Senior Legion baseball during the 2021 summer season. Photo courtesy of Will Bazenas

Bazenas Proves a Great Catch for Madison

Published Sep. 09, 2021 12:03 p.m.

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The Sound

David Loomis played second base for the Hornets this spring and then shifted over to shortstop with the Branford Senior Legion team in the summer. Photo courtesy of David Loomis

Loomis Loves Everything About Baseball

Published Sep. 09, 2021 12:03 p.m.

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Valley Courier

Katie Cullina returns to Valley Regional this fall as Assistant Coach of the Warriors’ girls’ volleyball squad alongside her younger sister Sofia Cullina, who is the team’s new Head Coach. Photo courtesy of Katie Cullina

North Haven Courier

Matt Pohlman takes over the North Haven girls’ swimming and diving program after a successful stint coaching Staples High School in Westport. Matt takes over for colleague and longtime head coach Martha Phelan. Photo courtesy of Matt Pohlman

East Haven Courier

Ethar Al-Hawari enters his senior year with the East Haven boys’ soccer team as the Yellowjackets’ starting sweeper. Photo courtesy of Ethar Al-Hawari

Al-Hawari Leading the Easties as a Sweeper

Published Sep. 09, 2021 12:03 p.m.

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Harbor News

Nick Scalzo is looking to lead Old Saybrook to a big season as a senior captain defender for the Rams this fall. Photo courtesy of Nick Scalzo

Scalzo Ready to Lead the Rams on the Pitch

Published Sep. 03, 2021 11:48 a.m.

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The Source

Caleb Freeman is excited to lead the H-K boys’ cross country team as one of the Cougars’ senior captains in the 2021 fall season. Photo courtesy of Caleb Freeman

Freeman Ready for His Final Run at H-K

Published Sep. 02, 2021 01:54 p.m.

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Guilford Courier

Sal D’Anna turned in a solid performance on the mound for CT Warriors 19-U baseball team during the 2021 summer season. Photo courtesy of Sal D’Anna

D’Anna Makes His Pitch for the Warriors

Published Sep. 02, 2021 01:54 p.m.

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The Sound

Marissa Ricardo led the North Branford girls’ volleyball squad as a junior captain last year and is now ready to reprise that leadership role as a senior. Photo courtesy of Marissa Ricardo

Ricardo Ready to Lead the T-Birds as a Senior

Published Sep. 02, 2021 01:54 p.m.

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Valley Courier

Sofia Cullina takes the reins of the Valley Regional girls’ volleyball program this fall as the team’s new head coach, returning to the program after spending four years playing collegiate volleyball for Becker College. Sofia is joined by her older sister Katie Cullina as assistant coach. 

Photo courtesy of Sofia Cullina

Harbor News

After spending five years as the offensive coordinator at Newington, Kevin Sullivan is beginning his tenure as the new head coach of the Morgan football squad this season. 

Photo courtesy of Kevin Sullivan

Sullivan Takes the Reins with Morgan Football

Published Sep. 02, 2021 01:54 p.m.

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North Haven Courier

Jordan Oliveira suited up for two baseball teams this summer, including the state champion Max Sinoway Babe Ruth squad. Photo courtesy of Jill Oliveira

Oliveira Enjoys One Memorable Summer

Published Sep. 02, 2021 01:54 p.m.

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East Haven Courier

Sophomore Seralyn Lendroth has earned her spot as the starting goalie for the East Haven varsity girls’ soccer team as the Yellowjackets begin the 2021 season. Photo courtesy of Seralyn Lendroth

Lendroth Stepping into the Varsity Net

Published Sep. 02, 2021 01:54 p.m.

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East Haven Courier

East Haven girls’ soccer alum Alex Crisco is returning to the program as the Yellowjackets’ assistant varsity coach and JV head coach. Photo courtesy of Alex Crisco

Crisco Excited to Coach Soccer at Her Alma Mater

Published Aug. 26, 2021 06:23 p.m.

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North Haven Courier

Justin Yeager led North Haven on the golf course as a senior during the 2021 spring season. 

Photo courtesy of Justin Yeager

Yeager Leads North Haven on the Greens

Published Aug. 26, 2021 06:23 p.m.

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