Tuesday, September 22, 2020

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Sports • Published Sep. 21, 2020 01:26 p.m.

Warriors Adjusting on the Fly as Season Approaches

The Valley Regional field hockey squad is on the precipice of playing its first game of the year, and the Warriors have a much different looking squad than originally planned. Still, Head Coach...

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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.

Astra Studio Performs Well in Virtual Competitions

Throughout the summer, a handful of dancers from the Astra Studio of Dance and Performing Arts in Old Saybrook entered routines into a pair of virtual competitions: the Star Dance Alliance Virtual ...

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

Bill’s Seafood Names Annual Scholarship Recipients

Bill’s Seafood Restaurant of Westbrook recently announced the recipients of the Bill’s Seafood Scholar Athlete Scholarship Awards for 2019. The recipients of this year’s...

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Sports • Published Sep. 14, 2020 02:01 p.m.

Warriors Feeling the Ups and Downs of Life in Football

The Valley Regional-Old Lyme football team remains committed to building better football players even though the likelihood of a 2020 season is still in question.The Connecticut...

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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 Sep. 04, 2020 03:52 a.m.

Royals Crowned Deep River Horseshoe League Champions

The Royals claimed the Deep River Horseshoe League (DRHL) championship as the league concluded a successful 65th season by holding its Playoff Tournament last week.The No. 3 seed Royals...

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Sports • Published Aug. 31, 2020 11:58 a.m.

New-Look Warriors Can’t Wait to Hit the Pitch

The Valley Regional girls’ soccer team had an outstanding year in 2019. The Warriors posted a record of 11-7-3 that included a trip to the Shoreline Conference Tournament final and a win in ...

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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 04:39 a.m.

Local Throwers Ready for Playoffs in Deep River Horseshoe League

The Deep River Horseshoe League (DRHL) wrapped up the regular season with Week 10 action. The playoff slate was decided with 8 of the league's 16 teams qualifying for the single elimination...

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Sports • Published Aug. 23, 2020 02:15 p.m.

Shoreline Golf Society Crowns a Pair of Champions

The Shoreline Golf Society (SGS) recently hosted two of its biggest events of the summer at Lyman Orchards Golf Club in Middlefield. On Aug. 16, the SGS held its 36-hole Club Championship and its...

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Sports • Published Aug. 17, 2020 01:55 a.m.

Tonks Leaves Behind Loving Legacy with Valley Sports

The Valley Regional athletic community lost one of its pillars when Richard “Dick” Tonks passed away at age 78 on June 22. Tonks was a coach for the Essex Braves Little League...

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Sports • Published Aug. 16, 2020 09 p.m.

Pirates Surge Ahead in Deep River Horseshoe League

The Deep River Horseshoe League (DRHL) completed its penultimate week of play for the regular season on Aug. 13. With just one week left to go before the playoffs, Westbrook resident Kris Toohey...

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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. 10, 2020 03:43 a.m.

Deep River Horseshoe League Heading into Home Stretch

The Deep River Horseshoe League (DRHL) got back on schedule last week after Week 7's games were postponed due to inclement weather. On Aug. 3, the DRHL played Week 7's contests just before...

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Sports • Published Aug. 03, 2020 09:43 a.m.

Warriors Striving for Big Year with Ample Depth

The Valley Regional boys’ soccer squad had a solid 2019 campaign and, with a healthy team of returning veterans and up-and-coming youngsters, the Warriors should have the makings of a...

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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 July 30, 2020 08:12 p.m.

2020 Valley Regional Field Hockey Schedule

Thursday, Sept. 3: vs. Waterford at 4 p.m. (scrimmage)Friday, Sept. 4: at Hamden at 3:45 p.m. (scrimmage)Thursday, Sept. 10: at North Branford at 3:45 p.m.Saturday, Sept. 12:...

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Sports • Published July 27, 2020 09:48 a.m.

Valley Field Hockey Hoping for Strong Year with Slight Adjustments

In 2019, the Valley Regional field hockey team earned a trip to the Class S State Tournament and finished up the season with a record of 10-8. The Warriors also made the Shoreline Conference...

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Sports • Published July 26, 2020 03:54 p.m.

Pirates and Royals Pulling Away in Deep River Horseshoe League

The Deep River Horseshoe League (DRHL) moved into the latter half of the regular season after completing Week 6 action on July 23. The Pirates are still clinging to a one-game lead for first place ...

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Sports • Published July 20, 2020 12:05 a.m.

Deep River Horseshoe League Standings Wide Open at Season’s Midpoint

The Deep River Horseshoe League (DRHL) just finished up the first half of the regular season after Week-5 action took place on July 16. The Pirates are still holding strong at the top of the...

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

Shoreline Golf Society Holds Three Major Events

The Shoreline Golf Society (SGS) saw some locals hit the links to compete in a few major events at Shennecossett Golf Course in Groton. The SGS held its Seniors Championship, the Low Net...

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Sports • Published July 13, 2020 09:43 a.m.

Deep River Horseshoe League Gallops Ahead with Focus on Safety

The Deep River Horseshoe League (DRHL) nears halfway mark of the season after Week 4 action, and the top teams are proving their muster. The Pirates continue their first-place streak, while the...

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Sports • Published July 09, 2020 06:29 p.m.

2020 Valley Regional Girls’ Volleyball Schedule

Thursday, Sept. 10: at Old Lyme at 5:30 p.m.Saturday, Sept. 12: vs. East Lyme at noonMonday, Sept. 14: at Waterford at 5:30 p.m.Wednesday, Sept. 16: at Morgan at 5:30 p.m....

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