Friday, December 04, 2020

Madison Sports

Sports • Published Nov. 19, 2020 02:11 p.m.

Burke Provides a Presence in the Center

Sean Burke lives, breathes, and eats soccer. A senior at Daniel Hand High School, Sean plays center midfielder on a Tigers’ team that’s established itself as a dynasty throughout the ...

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Sports • Published Nov. 18, 2020 06:41 p.m.

CIAC Moves Start of Winter Sports to Jan. 19

With the 2020 fall season now complete, athletes and coaches around the state are anxiously waiting to see if their teams will compete during the winter season, although it won’t be for a...

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Sports • Published Nov. 15, 2020 08:29 p.m.

Tigers Complete Undefeated Season with Divisional Title

In a season riddled with questions and concerns for player safety due to COVID-19, one constant among the hodgepodge was the performance of the Daniel Hand boys’ soccer team. The Tigers...

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Sports • Published Nov. 14, 2020 09:22 p.m.

Tigers Hit the Water for SCC Meet

The Hand girls’ swimming and diving team was well-represented at the Southern Connecticut Conference Division I Virtual Championship that took place from Oct. 26 to Nov. 10.This year,...

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Sports • Published Nov. 14, 2020 07:48 p.m.

Three Tigers’ Teams Lose in SCCs

Field HockeyThe Hand field hockey team took a loss to Guilford in the semifinals of the SCC Division A Tournament last week. On Nov. 9, the 3rd-seeded Tigers played at No....

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Sports • Published Nov. 12, 2020 01:39 p.m.

Howard Seeing Success in Sophomore Season

Maya Howard spent many hours traveling to soccer games with her father Justin after starting with the sport at age four. Maya played for her dad when he coached her rec and travel teams in Madison,...

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Sports • Published Nov. 09, 2020 04:23 p.m.

Steffen Races Her Way to Two SCC Titles; Hand Field Hockey Advances to Conference Semis

Girls’ Cross CountrySenior Anna Steffen finished as the top runner in the Southern Connecticut Conference while helping the Hand girls’ cross country team put ...

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Sports • Published Nov. 09, 2020 03:46 a.m.

CIAC Delays Start of Winter Sports

While teams and leagues try to complete the fall season, the chances of playing high school sports during the winter remain in question as we head deeper into November.On Nov. 5, the...

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Sports • Published Nov. 02, 2020 02:22 a.m.

Hand Boys’ Cross Country Sweeps Tri-Meet; Field Hockey Tops Branford and Mercy

Boys’ Cross CountryThe Hand boys’ cross country team earned two victories when it hosted a tri-meet at the Surf Club on Oct. 29. The Tigers posted wins over...

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Sports • Published Oct. 26, 2020 04:21 a.m.

Hand Boys’ Soccer Goes to 6-0; Girls’ Soccer, Swimming Get Wins Against Branford

Boys’ SoccerThe Hand boys’ soccer team raised its record to 6-0 after notching a pair of victories last week. The Tigers earned a home win over Xavier before...

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Sports • Published Oct. 18, 2020 09:51 p.m.

Hand Girls’ Soccer Posts Shutout; Field Hockey Gains a Split

Girls’ SoccerThe Hand girls’ soccer squad defeated East Haven in its lone game of the week to improve to 2-1-1 this year. On Oct. 14, the Tigers hosted East...

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Sports • Published Oct. 18, 2020 07:56 p.m.

Tigers Playing 7-on-7 Football, Notch Win Over Branford

Head Coach Steve Filippone didn’t think that the Daniel Hand High School football team would be playing 7-on-7 non-tackle football this fall. However, with the Connecticut Interscholastic...

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Sports • Published Oct. 16, 2020 02:23 p.m.

Shoreline Golf Society Hands Out Two Championships

The Shoreline Golf Society (SGS) crowned a couple of champions at Fox Hopyard Golf Club in East Haddam on Oct. 11. Bob Gworek of Clinton won the SGS season-long Match Play Championship, while...

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Sports • Published Oct. 12, 2020 03:07 a.m.

Hand and Guilford Play to a 2-2 Tie

The Daniel Hand girls' soccer team wanted to flip the script when it faced Guilford for the second time in six days last week. After taking a 1-0 loss to Guilford in their season opener, the...

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Sports • Published Oct. 12, 2020 02:06 a.m.

Hand Girls’ Swimming Defeats Branford in Virtual Meet; Field Hockey Notches Two Victories

Girls' Swimming and DivingThe Hand girls' swimming and diving team took on Branford in a virtual meet last week. The Tigers defeated the Hornets by the final score of 77-76 ...

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Sports • Published Oct. 05, 2020 02:30 a.m.

Hand Boys’ Soccer Blanks Guilford in 2020 Opener

A quiet eeriness loomed large at Strong Field when the Hand boys' soccer squad hosted Guilford for the first game of the 2020 fall season on Oct. 2.Nearly seven months since the COVID-19...

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Sports • Published Oct. 05, 2020 02:29 a.m.

CIAC Has Plans for Alternative Season in the Spring

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) has announced a plan to play an alternative season in spring 2021 for any sports that don’t complete at least 40 percent of games...

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Sports • Published Oct. 05, 2020 02:29 a.m.

Hand Field Hockey Starts with a Shutout; Cross Country Squads Off and Running

Field HockeyThe Hand field hockey team started off the 2020 campaign by playing a road game versus Lyman Hall on Oct. 1. The Tigers defeated Lyman Hall by the final score...

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Sports • Published Oct. 05, 2020 02:29 a.m.

Feldman Places 2nd in Shoreline Golf Society Founders Cup

The 2020 Shoreline Golf Society (SGS) Founders Cup final took place at Timberlin Golf Course in Berlin on Sept. 26. The Founders Cup competition is based on golfer’s season-long point...

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Sports • Published Sep. 27, 2020 04:48 p.m.

Tigers Striving for More Success Despite Key Graduations

Sue Leckey is entering her 18th season as head coach of the Daniel Hand High School field hockey team this fall. Leckey has high hopes for the Tigers coming off of a campaign that saw squad...

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Sports • Published Sep. 26, 2020 03:20 a.m.

2020 Hand Girls’ Swimming and Diving Schedule

Thursday, Oct. 1: vs. North Haven at 6:30 p.m.Monday, Oct. 5: vs. Branford at 4 p.m.Thursday, Oct. 8: vs. Cheshire at 6:30 p.m.Thursday, Oct. 15: vs. Lauralton Hall at 6:30 p....

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Sports • Published Sep. 26, 2020 03:20 a.m.

2020 Hand Boys’ Soccer Schedule

Friday, Oct. 2: vs. Guilford at Strong Field, Surf Club at 6 p.m.Thursday, Oct. 8: at Wilbur Cross at Bowen Field at 4 p.m.Friday, Oct. 9: at Guilford at Kavanaugh Field, Guilford...

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Sports • Published Sep. 26, 2020 03:20 a.m.

2020 Hand Girls’ Soccer Schedule

Friday, Oct. 2: at Guilford at Kavanaugh Field, Guilford High School at 3:45 p.m.Tuesday, Oct. 6: at Branford at Branford High School turf field at 5 p.m.Thursday, Oct. 8: at...

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Sports • Published Sep. 26, 2020 03:20 a.m.

2020 Hand Field Hockey Schedule

Thursday, Oct. 1: at Lyman Hall at Fitzgerald Field, Lyman Hall High School at 6:30 p.m.Monday, Oct. 5: vs. Branford at Daniel Hand High School turf field at 7 p.m.Thursday, Oct. 8:...

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Sports • Published Sep. 26, 2020 03:20 a.m.

2020 Hand Girls’ Volleyball Schedule

Friday, Oct. 2: at Guilford at Guilford High School main gym at 3:45 p.m.Saturday, Oct. 3: vs. Hamden at Daniel Hand High School gym at noonMonday, Oct. 5: vs. East Haven at Daniel...

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