Wednesday, May 05, 2021

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Guilford Courier

Senior right fielder Jack Palmer is off to a solid start the dish, while providing some exemplary leadership for the Guilford baseball team this spring. Photo courtesy of Jack Palmer

Palmer’s Always Working Hard on the Ballfield

Published April 29, 2021 12:07 p.m.

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After making the All-SCC Second Team two years ago, Jill Batick is leading the Guilford softball squad a senior captain during the 2021 spring season. Photo courtesy of Jill Batick

Batick Brings a Big Bat to the Grizzlies

Published April 22, 2021 11:49 a.m.

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Miabella Diaz worked her way back from hip surgery to lead the Guilford girls’ basketball team as a junior captain during the 2021 winter season. Photo courtesy of Miabella Diaz

Diaz Happy to Have Healthy Junior Season

Published April 15, 2021 12:10 p.m.

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Lucas Espinosa suffered a broken elbow last year, but worked hard to get back in the water and compete for the Greater New Haven Warriors as a sophomore this winter. Photo courtesy of Lucas Espinosa

Espinosa Worked Hard to Return to the Water

Published April 08, 2021 12:45 p.m.

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Sophomore guard Ava Lepro overcame a dislocated elbow to have a quality campaign for the Guilford girls’ basketball squad, proving a pest for the opposition on defense. 

Photo courtesy of Ava Lepro

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Guilford senior David Zhang is making significant contributions to the Greater New Haven Warriors co-op swim squad through his performances in the 100 backstroke, the 200 individual medley, and relays this winter. Photo courtesy of David Zhang

Zhang Brings a Quiet Intensity to the Pool

Published March 25, 2021 01:19 p.m.

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Nick Merullo, a former baseball player and assistant coach at Hand, was recently named the head coach of the baseball squad at Guilford High School. Photo courtesy of Nick Merullo

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Faith O’Donnell is scoring an average of 10.3 points per game while leading the Guilford girls’ basketball team as a junior captain this winter. Photo courtesy of Faith O’Donnell

O’Donnell Stepping Up for Guilford This Winter

Published March 11, 2021 12:34 p.m.

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Sofia Cuozzo is starting at right wing for the Guilford girls’ ice hockey team as a freshman and has already netted 11 goals on the season. Photo courtesy of Sofia Cuozzo

Cuozzo Off to Fast Start as a Freshman

Published March 04, 2021 12:32 p.m.

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Kyle Putnam didn’t get his chance to lead the Guilford wrestling team as a senior captain this year, but he will always have fond memories of a junior season that saw him notch 29 wins on the mat. Photo courtesy of Kyle Putnam

Putnam Made His Mark on the Mat

Published Feb. 25, 2021 01:02 p.m.

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North Haven fencing alum Jim Harris is back at his old school for his second tenure as head coach of the fencing program. A Guilford resident, Jim initially served as North Haven’s head coach from 2001 through 2008. Photo courtesy of Jim Harris

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Theo Freeman is looking to be a significant contributor for the Guilford boys’ basketball team in his junior year. Theo put in a lot of working during the offseason in an effort to raise his game. Photo courtesy of Theo Freeman

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Ryleigh Gagnon has been playing hockey for the Shoreline Sharks for the past several years. Now, Ryleigh is looking to make an impact on the ice as a freshman with the Guilford girls’ hockey squad. Photo courtesy of Ryleigh Gagnon

Guilford Courier

Foil fencer Peter Keanna will get his opportunity to lead the Guilford boys’ fencing squad as a senior captain during the 2021 winter season. Photo courtesy of Peter Keanna

Keanna’s Always on Point for Guilford

Published Jan. 28, 2021 12:32 p.m.

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Evan Chapman didn’t play 11-on-11 football in his senior year of high school, but still feels honored to have manned the lines for Guilford during his junior year. 

Photo courtesy of Evan Chapman

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Reese Puchalski worked hard to come back a few injuries and lead the Guilford boys’ cross country team as a senior captain during the 2020 fall season. Photo courtesy of Reese Puchalski

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Scout Climie recovered from COVID-19 to have a sophomore solid season as a defender with the Guilford field hockey team. Scout helped Guilford win the SCC Division A Tournament during the fall campaign. Photo courtesy of Scout Climie

Climie Makes Triumphant Comeback to the Field

Published Jan. 07, 2021 12:50 p.m.

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Jackson Tandler ran cross country for the first time as a senior and helped Guilford win a division title. Photo courtesy of Jackson Tandler

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Junior Allie Petonito made a late-season move to the midfield position for the Guilford field hockey team and helped the club claim the latest in its long line of playoff titles.

Photo courtesy of Allie Petonito

Guilford Courier

Olivia Ciocca has 193 assists to her name as a senior setter for the Guilford girls’ volleyball squad this fall. Photo courtesy of Olivia Ciocca

Ciocca Sets the Stage for Guilford

Published Nov. 05, 2020 01:55 p.m.

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Senior Taylor Gambardella is looking for a triumphant finish to her tenure with the Guilford girls’ soccer team, after which she will continue her career at Marist College. 

Photo courtesy of Taylor Gambardella

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After playing in the midfield for the past few years, Janna Ellman is now shining on defense as a senior with the Guilford field hockey team. Photo courtesy of Janna Ellman

Ellman Makes a Smooth Move to Defense

Published Oct. 22, 2020 02:17 p.m.

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Sophomore Grace Young is enjoying success during the early stages of her career with the Guilford girls’ swimming and diving squad. Photo courtesy of Grace Young

Young Swimming to Success as a Sophomore

Published Oct. 15, 2020 02:59 p.m.

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Senior Ella Kagan is looking forward to leading the defensive corps for the Guilford field hockey team during the 2020 season. Photo courtesy of Ella Kagan

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Senior midfielder Evan Lemon is excited for the opportunity to play his senior season with the Guilford boys’ soccer squad this fall. Photo courtesy of Evan Lemon

Lemon Creates Great Opportunities for Guilford

Published Oct. 01, 2020 02:27 p.m.

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Madden Cunningham played a key role in the Guilford field hockey team’s dream season in 2019. Now a senior captain, Madden wants Guilford to experience more success in 2020. Photo courtesy of Madden Cunningham

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Juliet Young helped the Guilford girls’ volleyball team make history as a junior captain last year and is now a senior captain this year. Photo courtesy of Juliet Young

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Jimmy Krupp made All-SCC for the Guilford football squad as a junior last year.

Photo courtesy of Jimmy Krupp

Krupp Builds a Foundation Through Football

Published Sep. 10, 2020 11:40 a.m.

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Senior Emily Brouder is looking forward to competing with her teammates on the Guilford girls’ volleyball team after sitting out the last few months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo courtesy of Emily Brouder

Brouder’s Grateful to Be Back on the Court

Published Sep. 05, 2020 12:11 a.m.

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Niko Tartagni wants to lead the Guilford football team to a successful season as a senior captain and middle linebacker. Photo courtesy of Niko Tartagni

Tartagni’s the Man in the Middle for Guilford

Published Aug. 27, 2020 01:46 p.m.

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