Sunday, March 07, 2021

Madison Sports

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

Favre’s Happy Playing Hoops for Hand

Tyler Favre didn’t know exactly what to expect when he transferred from Avon to Hand, but the process of transitioning from one school to another turned out to be a seamless one for Tyler....

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Sports • Published March 01, 2021 04:24 p.m.

Hand Boys’ Hockey Returns with a Win, Goes Back into Quarantine; Boys’ Basketball Also Sees Season Put on Pause

Boys’ Ice HockeyAfter spending a couple of weeks in quarantine, the Hand boys’ hockey team returned to the ice when the Tigers faced Hamden on Feb. 28. Hand claimed...

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Sports • Published March 01, 2021 03:34 a.m.

Tigers' Girls' Hockey Squad Features Mix of Veterans and Prospects

The Hand/Coginchaug/Valley/Haddam-Killingworth (H/C/V/H-K) co-op girls' ice hockey team recently began its third season with Head Coach Eric Roy. The team features 17 athletes from four local high ...

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Sports • Published Feb. 20, 2021 09:35 p.m.

Hand Boys’ Hoops Beats East Haven, Loses Close One to Hillhouse

The Hand boys’ basketball team is striving to steadily improve on the court in pursuit of a successful season this winter. The Tigers have been competitive in every game they’ve...

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Sports • Published Feb. 20, 2021 03:04 p.m.

CIAC Allows Three More Sports for Winter Season; Spring Games Slated to Start April 10

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) made some major announcements regarding the status high school sports in the upcoming weeks. The CIAC added a couple of sports to its...

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Sports • Published Feb. 16, 2021 02:26 p.m.

Hand Boys’ Hockey Sees Season Paused Due to Quarantine

After splitting its first two games of the season, the Hand boys’ ice hockey team received some unfortunate news on Feb. 15. The Tigers were notified that they will have to go into...

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Sports • Published Feb. 15, 2021 01:20 a.m.

Several Tigers' Teams Prevail During First Week of the Season

Boys’ BasketballThe Hand boys’ basketball team split a pair of games in its first two regular-season contests of the year. The Tigers played two close games...

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Sports • Published Feb. 15, 2021 12:01 a.m.

Hand Girls’ Hoops Wins Big Versus Guilford in Season Opener

ollowing a great deal of uncertainty that the 2021 winter season would even take place due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Daniel Hand and Guilford girls' basketball teams finally had a chance to...

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Sports • Published Feb. 08, 2021 01:10 a.m.

Hand Boys’ Hoops Has Great Expectations This Year

Head Coach Jimmy Economopoulos feels confident that great things are in store for the Hand boys’ basketball team during the 2021 season. With an experienced group leading the charge, the...

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Sports • Published Feb. 04, 2021 04:41 p.m.

Rourke’s a Dynamic Force on the Court

Coco Rourke brings an aggressive approach on both the defensive and offensive ends of the court for the Hand girls’ basketball team. A sophomore center, Coco’s forceful bearing on...

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Sports • Published Feb. 01, 2021 03:38 a.m.

Filippone Steps Down from Second Stint as Hand Football Coach

The Daniel Hand football team didn’t get to experience a season last fall, and now the Tigers are also without a head coach. Steve Filippone, who coached the team for 27 seasons, resigned...

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Sports • Published Jan. 25, 2021 03:34 a.m.

Tigers Eager to Hit the Ice in 2021

The Hand boys’ ice hockey team entered its 2020 season with unfinished business and will begin the 2021 campaign with more work to be done.Last year, the Tigers’ goal was to...

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Sports • Published Jan. 16, 2021 04:31 p.m.

Hand Girls’ Hoops Ready to Tip Off

Hand girls’ basketball Head Coach Tim Tredwell was expecting the worst when the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) announced its decision regarding winter sports on Jan. ...

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Sports • Published Jan. 16, 2021 01:50 p.m.

CIAC Approves Plan for Modified Winter Sports Season

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) has approved a plan for a modified winter sports season to begin with practices this week and games during the second week of February....

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Sports • Published Jan. 11, 2021 03:06 a.m.

Shoreline Spartans Building Burgeoning Rugby Program

There are a variety of sports played along the Connecticut shoreline, and rugby sometimes gets short shrift among them. While the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) offers...

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Sports • Published Jan. 09, 2021 12:52 p.m.

CIAC Approves Mitigating Strategies for Winter Sports, Practices Still Scheduled to Start on Jan. 19

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) held a Board of Control meeting last week and, although no final decisions on a potential winter season were made, the tentative plan to...

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Sports • Published Dec. 28, 2020 12:59 a.m.

2020 Madison Sports Year in Review

There were championships to go around in Madison as the teams at Daniel Hand High School enjoyed a plethora of success in this year. The winter season featured state titles from the cheerleading...

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Sports • Published Dec. 28, 2020 12:58 a.m.

2020: A Look at the Twists and Turns of Local Sports

2020 was truly a year like no other, and life in the sports world was certainly no exception. Both close to home and around the world, the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic had a huge impact on...

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Sports • Published Dec. 21, 2020 02:44 a.m.

Tigers Continue Winning Tradition with Perfect Season

The Hand boys’ soccer team claimed its fourth-straight Class L state championship in 2019 and had its sights set on winning No. 5 come 2020. Although the Tigers never had a chance to get...

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Sports • Published Dec. 17, 2020 01:11 p.m.

Hartmann Earns Her Stripes with the Tigers

Grace Hartmann was one of seven captains who led the Hand field hockey team this season, and the senior midfielder made her presence felt both on and off the pitch for the Tigers.Grace...

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Sports • Published Dec. 06, 2020 09:09 p.m.

Tigers Notch Winning Mark in First Year with McConville

The Hand girls’ soccer team saw some ups and downs during the 2020 season, but first-year Head Coach Rob McConville has no regrets about how the Tigers performed throughout the course of...

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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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