Thursday, September 24, 2020

Branford Sports

Sports • Published Sep. 20, 2020 07:06 p.m.

CIAC Officially Votes Down Full-Contact Fall Football; Other Sports Scheduled to Start

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) reaffirmed its decision to cancel the 11-on-11, full-contact football season for fall 2020, but also reversed an earlier decision that...

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Sports • Published Sep. 19, 2020 03:14 p.m.

Local Runners Keep New Haven Road Race Streak Alive

A handful of dedicated area runners recently completed the 20K (12.4-mile) Faxon Law Group New Haven Road Race for the 43rd-consecutive year. The race is typically held each year on Labor Day...

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Sports • Published Sep. 19, 2020 03:14 p.m.

Branford Hall of Fame Cancels Annual Dinner

The 33rd annual Branford Sports Hall of Fame dinner, which was scheduled for Friday, Nov. 20, has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Hall of Fame dinner has been a popular event in...

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Sports • Published Sep. 14, 2020 12:18 a.m.

Hornets Staying Positive Through the Uncertainties

Fall sports teams in the state of Connecticut have dealt with cancellations, shutdowns, and alterations of practice rules due to COVID-19—and the Branford field hockey team is no different. ...

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Sports • Published Sep. 13, 2020 04:04 p.m.

CIAC Cancels 11-on-11 Football Season

On Sept. 4, the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) made an announcement that sent shockwaves through the state. Following a vote by its Board of Control, the CIAC announced...

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Sports • Published Sep. 04, 2020 02:56 p.m.

From 11 to 7: CIAC Still Exploring Options for Fall Football

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) released new considerations for the fall athletic season on Sept. 4. The guidelines came on the heels of the Board of Control’s...

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Sports • Published Aug. 31, 2020 02:44 a.m.

Hornets Hoping to Play Football This Fall

The members of the Branford football team are staying optimistic that they will get to play football this fall, although the Hornets are also preparing themselves for the possibility that the...

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Sports • Published Aug. 29, 2020 01:11 p.m.

CIAC Resumes Fall Sports Activities, Pushes Opener to Oct. 1

While high school athletes around the state are eager to get back on the field and compete this fall, there's still no guarantee that the 2020 fall sports season will take place, though the...

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Sports • Published Aug. 24, 2020 02:01 a.m.

Branford’s U-14 Baseball Team Enjoys Successful Summer

Even though the American Legion baseball season was canceled season nationwide due to the COVID-19 pandemic, up-and-coming ballplayers from Branford and North Branford were able to come together...

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Sports • Published Aug. 15, 2020 09:58 p.m.

Sting Finish Dream League with Senior Night Victory

As the Branford Sting stepped on the field to face North Haven in their Dream League Senior Night matchup, many of the team’s athletes knew that it was the last time they’d play...

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Sports • Published Aug. 15, 2020 06:07 p.m.

CIAC Puts Fall Sports Activities on Hold Until Aug. 24

Two weeks after releasing its plan to play the high school season this fall, the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) announced that it is putting all fall sports activities on...

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Sports • Published Aug. 09, 2020 11:47 p.m.

Branford Wins Playoff Opener Before Losing in Quarterfinals

After defeating New Haven its last two games of the regular season, the Branford U-19 baseball team opened up the playoffs by facing that same New Haven squad in the play-in round of the...

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Sports • Published Aug. 08, 2020 12:28 a.m.

Branford U-17 Baseball Wraps Up Summer Season

The Branford U-17 baseball team lost two out of three in a series against Hamden during the final week of its season in the Connecticut Elite Baseball Association. Branford split a doubleheader...

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Sports • Published Aug. 02, 2020 03:21 p.m.

Branford Sting Rallies for Victory Over North Haven

The Branford Sting girls’ lacrosse team was down by four goals with two minutes left until halftime when it hosted the North Haven Warriors for a Dream League game on July 29. Branford...

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Sports • Published Aug. 01, 2020 07:09 p.m.

CIAC Releases Plan to Play Fall Sports

On July 31, the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) released an 11-page report that details its plan to play high school sports during the 2020 fall season. In doing so, the...

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Sports • Published Aug. 01, 2020 01:43 a.m.

Branford U-19 Baseball Sweeps New Haven; U-17 Team Earns Win Over Wallingford

U-19 BaseballThe Branford U-19 baseball team wrapped up regular-season play in the Connecticut Elite Baseball Association (CEBA) by splitting its last four games of the...

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Sports • Published July 30, 2020 08:11 p.m.

2020 Branford Field Hockey Schedule

Wednesday, Sept. 2: at Morgan at 3:45 p.m. (scrimmage)Thursday, Sept. 10: at Southington at 6:30 p.m.Tuesday, Sept. 15: at Lauralton Hall at 4 p.m.Thursday, Sept. 17: vs....

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Sports • Published July 30, 2020 08:11 p.m.

2020 Branford Girls’ Cross Country Schedule

Tuesday, Sept. 15: at Daniel Hand w/ Career and Hillhouse at Surf Club at 4 p.m.Tuesday, Sept. 29: at Sheehan w/ Cheshire and East Haven at 4 p.m.Wednesday, Oct. 14: vs. North Haven...

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Sports • Published July 30, 2020 08:11 p.m.

2020 Branford Boys’ Cross Country Schedule

Tuesday, Sept. 15: at Daniel Hand w/ Career and Hillhouse at Surf Club at 4 p.m.Tuesday, Sept. 29: at Sheehan w/ Cheshire and East Haven at 4 p.m.Wednesday, Oct. 14: vs. North Haven...

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Sports • Published July 26, 2020 05:41 p.m.

Branford Sting Earns Dramatic Win Versus Wallingford

The Branford Sting girls’ lacrosse squad split a pair of recent matchups in Dream League action. Branford took a loss to Guilford and then defeated Wallingford in its Northern Division...

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Sports • Published July 26, 2020 05:01 p.m.

Branford Picks Up a Couple of Wins During Busy Week

The Branford U-19 baseball team played several close contests in the Connecticut Elite Baseball Association (CEBA) last week. Head Coach Kyle Heins’s squad took a pair of one-run losses to...

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Sports • Published July 25, 2020 05:57 p.m.

Branford U-17 Baseball Beats Madison, Takes Three Losses to North Haven

The Branford U-17 baseball team lost three of its four games in recent Connecticut Elite Baseball Association action to move to 2-10 on the campaign. Branford posted a win over Madison before...

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Sports • Published July 20, 2020 09:58 a.m.

Branford U-17 Baseball Notches First Victory

The Branford U-17 baseball team picked up its first victory in the Connecticut Elite Baseball Association by earning a win versus Shelton last week.Branford played home game against...

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Sports • Published July 19, 2020 11:07 p.m.

Branford Making Strides on the Diamond This Summer

Baseball has officially returned to Branford with the town fielding two teams in the Connecticut Elite Baseball Association (CEBA) this summer. Branford’s U-19 team is one of 36 clubs...

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Sports • Published July 17, 2020 03:12 p.m.

Branford Sting Take 10-7 Loss to Monroe

The Branford Sting girls’ lacrosse team hit the road to square off against the Monroe Panthers for a Dream League matchup on July 14. Branford took a 10-7 loss in the non-divisional contest ...

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