Friday, July 30, 2021

Branford Sports

Sports • Published July 26, 2021 12:48 p.m.

Branford Girls’ Softball Teams Claim League Titles

After missing out on the entire 2020 season, the Branford Girls’ Softball (BGS) organization came ready to play in 2021. Competing in an inter-town league against teams from Branford, East...

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Sports • Published July 26, 2021 04:05 a.m.

Branford Senior Legion Takes Losses in Final Zone 2 Contests

The Branford Senior American Legion 19-U baseball team played three Zone 2 games during the last week of its regular season. Post 83 took two defeats to Madison and a loss against Orange to finish ...

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Sports • Published July 26, 2021 02:57 a.m.

Branford Prep Legion Reaches Double-Digit Wins

The Branford Prep American Legion 15-U baseball team continued its strong play this summer by winning two of its three games last week. Post 83 took a 10-8 loss to South Windsor, but came back to...

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Sports • Published July 26, 2021 02:57 a.m.

Post 83 Juniors See Winning Week

The Branford Junior American Legion 17-U baseball team had five Zone 2 contests on its schedule last week and came away from the slate with three victories. Post 83 took a 3-1 loss to Wallingford, ...

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Sports • Published July 18, 2021 01:18 p.m.

Branford Prep Legion Picks Up Two More Wins; Juniors Shut Out New Haven

Prep Legion BaseballThe Branford Prep Legion U-15 baseball team claimed victory in both of its games last week to improve its record to 8-5 in the Zone D standings for the...

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Sports • Published July 12, 2021 03:52 a.m.

Branford Junior Legion Splits Two with Orange; Prep Legion Earns Walk-Off Win

Junior Legion BaseballThe Branford Junior American 17-U baseball team hit the field to play a pair of games versus Orange in last week’s action. Post 83 came away...

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Sports • Published July 12, 2021 03:23 a.m.

Post 83 Looking to Play Strong Down the Stretch

With numerous returning athletes and an influx of young talent, the Branford Senior American Legion 19-U baseball team had its sights set on making the playoffs heading into the 2021 summer season....

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Sports • Published July 12, 2021 01:05 a.m.

More Than 1,200 Competitors Participate in Branford Father’s Day Road Race

After being contested virtually last year, the Branford Road Race returned to being held as an in-person event this year. More than 1,200 runners and walkers participated in the 41st annual...

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Sports • Published July 11, 2021 09:08 p.m.

National Football Foundation Honors Local Players

For the 61st-consecutive year, the Casey-O’Brien New Haven County Chapter of the National Football Foundation (NFF) and College Hall of Fame has recognized a group of young men who excelled ...

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Sports • Published July 01, 2021 07:03 p.m.

Branford Junior Legion Notches Two Wins Over Hamden; Seniors Split Pair with North Haven

Junior Legion BaseballThe Branford Junior Legion 17-U baseball team had two games against Hamden on its schedule last week. Post 83 defeated Hamden in first game of the set ...

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Sports • Published June 28, 2021 03:27 p.m.

Hornets Enjoy Stellar Season on the Greens

The Branford golf team posted an outstanding campaign during the spring of 2021. Relying on a mixture of senior leaders and fresh-faced underclassmen, the Hornets notched a dozen wins on the...

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Sports • Published June 28, 2021 03:27 p.m.

Branford Senior Legion Notches Two Victories; Juniors Take Two Defeats

Senior Legion BaseballThe Branford Senior American Legion 19-U baseball team played two games with Orange and one game versus North Haven last week. Branford split its two-...

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Sports • Published June 20, 2021 11:05 p.m.

Branford’s Legion Teams Begin Summer Season

Senior Legion BaseballThe Branford Senior American Legion baseball team began the 2021 summer season by playing five games during the first week of its campaign. Branford...

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Sports • Published June 20, 2021 06:13 p.m.

Hornets Made No Excuses on Way to Making States

The Branford-East Haven (Bfd-EH) co-op boys’ lacrosse team entered the 2021 season with 12 seniors on its roster, but only a few of them had varsity experience. Despite that obstacle and...

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Sports • Published June 20, 2021 04:34 p.m.

Hanniford Competes for Branford at CIAC Decathlon

Senior Ryan Hanniford represented the Branford boys’ outdoor track team when he competed in the CIAC Decathlon last week. The event, which was held as part of the CIAC’s season-...

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Sports • Published June 12, 2021 05:39 p.m.

Barnette Places in Two Events at the Open; Branford Golf Team Competes in States

Boys’ Outdoor TrackSenior Mekhi Barnette represented the Branford boys’ outdoor track team when he competed in a pair of events at last week’s State...

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Sports • Published June 07, 2021 01:33 a.m.

Wasiolek Takes 2nd in Two Events at States; Boys’ Lacrosse, Girls’ Tennis Lose in Tournament

Girls’ Outdoor TrackThe Branford girls’ outdoor track team was represented by a handful of athletes who scored some points for the Hornets at the Class MM...

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Sports • Published June 07, 2021 01:33 a.m.

Cathy McGuirk Passes Away at 76

Cathy McGuirk, the legendary longtime head coach of the Branford High School field hockey team, passed away at age 76 on May 31. McGuirk, who won 558 games and 10 state championships during her 41-...

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Sports • Published May 31, 2021 04:34 p.m.

Hornets Beat Sheehan in SCC Semis Before Losing in Final

After completing an 11-win regular season, the Branford girls’ tennis team entered the SCC Division II Tournament as the No. 3 seed last week. The Hornets won a close contest against...

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Sports • Published May 28, 2021 12:18 a.m.

Barnette Takes 2nd in Two Events in SCCs; Boys’ Golf Competes at Conference Championship

Boys’ Outdoor TrackThe Branford boys’ outdoor track team competed at last week’s SCC Championship and finished in 10th place at the meet. The Hornets...

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Sports • Published May 24, 2021 02:31 p.m.

Branford Track Represents at West Sectionals

After missing out on a canceled 2020 season, both of Branford's outdoor track teams saw the culmination of their hard work during the past year on display at last week's SCC West Sectional...

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Sports • Published May 24, 2021 04:14 a.m.

Hornets’ Boys’ Lacrosse Makes States; Girls’ Tennis, Boys’ Golf Complete Excellent Regular Seasons

Boys’ LacrosseThe Branford-East Haven (Bfd-EH) boys’ lacrosse team solidified a spot in the Class L State Tournament by posting a 13-0 shutout versus Wilbur...

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Sports • Published May 17, 2021 04:59 a.m.

Hornets’ Golf Squad Notches Ninth-Straight Win; Boys’ Lacrosse Picks Up Three Victories

Boys’ GolfThe Branford boys’ golf team recently added four more wins to its ledger in the 2021 spring season. The Hornets raised their record to 10-1 after...

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Sports • Published May 10, 2021 01:24 p.m.

Hornets’ Boys’ Lacrosse Emphasizing Integrity

Throughout the 2021 spring season, Branford-East Haven (Bfd-EH) boys’ lacrosse Head Coach Jim May has been preaching the mantra, “Win the day,” but he isn’t just...

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Sports • Published May 10, 2021 01:51 a.m.

Branford Boys’ Golf Keeps Going Strong; Girls’ Tennis Enjoys Nice Week on the Court

Boys’ GolfThe Branford boys’ golf team improved its record to 6-1 on the year by earning a pair of victories in last week’s action. The Hornets notched ...

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