Wednesday, October 20, 2021

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Senior captain running back Ethan O’Brien has ran for 361 yards and seven touchdowns for the Hand football team this season, including a huge performance versus Sheehan last week.

Photo courtesy of Ethan O’Brien

O’Brien Gaining Big Yards on the Gridiron

Published Oct. 14, 2021 12:25 p.m.

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Neil Phillips has the Hand boys’ soccer team off to a 7-0-1 start in his first campaign as head coach of the Tigers. Photo courtesy of Neil Phillips

Phillips Embracing Expectations with the Tigers

Published Oct. 07, 2021 11:47 a.m.

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Brianna Minervino is leading the H-K girls’ cross country squad as a senior captain this fall and will reprise with that role with her track teams later in the school year. Photo courtesy of Brianna Minervino

Minervino is Always on the Run

Published Sep. 30, 2021 01:45 p.m.

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Junior Leah Chester is patrolling the midfield for the H-K girls’ soccer team this season after having previously played on defense for the Cougars. Photo courtesy of Leah Chester

Chester Making Moves in the Midfield

Published Sep. 23, 2021 12:30 p.m.

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Former H-K football player Tyler Wilcox is the new head coach of the Cougars and began his tenure with a 27-22 win versus Old Saybrook-Westbrook last week.

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Will Bazenas was a leader behind the plate for the Madison Senior Legion baseball during the 2021 summer season. Photo courtesy of Will Bazenas

Bazenas Proves a Great Catch for Madison

Published Sep. 09, 2021 12:03 p.m.

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Caleb Freeman is excited to lead the H-K boys’ cross country team as one of the Cougars’ senior captains in the 2021 fall season. Photo courtesy of Caleb Freeman

Freeman Ready for His Final Run at H-K

Published Sep. 02, 2021 01:54 p.m.

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Anna Steffen recorded a slew of first-place finishes at the championship meets during her career with Hand’s cross country and track programs. This spring, Anna took first place in the 3,200 at sectionals, SCCs, and states. Photo by Melissa Wilson Photography

Steffen Excels on the Track and the Trails

Published Aug. 26, 2021 06:23 p.m.

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Senior captain Morgan Schultz finished her H-K track career by helping the Cougars win the Shoreline title with a second-place finish in the pole vault at the conference meet.

Photo courtesy of Morgan Schultz

Schultz Soars to New Heights as a Senior

Published Aug. 19, 2021 01:45 p.m.

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Scott Testori was named the USA Today Male Soccer Player of the Year on the heels of a remarkable career with the Hand boys’ soccer team that featured a tremendous amount of success for both himself and the Tigers. Photo courtesy of Scott Testori

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Matt Doyle finished his career with the Tigers as a three-time All-SCC and All-State golfer. This year, the senior captain earned medalist honors at the SCC and Division II State championships, helping the Tigers take first place at the state meet. Photo courtesy of Matt Doyle

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John Kowal had a memorable senior year at H-K that saw him help the boys’ soccer and outdoor track squads put together storybook seasons. Photo courtesy of John Kowal

Kowal Goes Out on a High Note at H-K

Published Aug. 05, 2021 12:28 p.m.

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Matt Carone posted a 1.31 ERA on his way to garnering All-SCC Second Team accolades for the Class L state champion Hand baseball team this spring. Photo courtesy of Matt Carone

Carone Delivers Big-Time on the Hill

Published July 29, 2021 11:52 a.m.

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Recent H-K graduate Kedarjah Lewis enjoyed excellent careers with the Cougars’ girls’ soccer and track programs. This spring, Kedarjah finished first in the long jump at the State Open and then became an All-American with a fifth-place performance at Outdoor Nationals. Photo courtesy of Kedarjah Lewis

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Senior captain midfielder Cal Braren helped the H-K boys’ lacrosse team have a historic season that saw the Cougars claim their first Shoreline Conference championship.

Photo courtesy of Cal Braren

Braren Helps the Cougars Make History

Published July 15, 2021 02:21 p.m.

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Senior captain Eamon Sweeney capped off a remarkable season by taking sixth place in the decathlon at the Outdoor Nationals in Oregon last weekend.

Photo courtesy of Eamon Sweeney

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Madison resident Bill Daunais has spent the past 19 years as an assistant coach with the Hand baseball team. In addition to doing the scorebook, Bill is always there to help the Tigers in any way he can. Photo courtesy of Bill Daunais

Daunais Takes Great Pride in Coaching the Tigers

Published June 24, 2021 12:12 p.m.

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Lilly Perry recently finished her junior campaign with the Hand softball team and is looking forward to her senior year on the diamond, as well as on the volleyball court. Photo courtesy of Lilly Perry

Perry Loves Forming Bonds with Her Squads

Published June 17, 2021 12:51 p.m.

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Andrew Fleig had a solid junior season on the links with the H-K golf squad, while also leading the Cougars as a captain.

Photo courtesy of Andrew Fleig

Fleig’s Leading the Cougars on the Links

Published June 10, 2021 12:40 p.m.

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Junior Claire Langille is playing No. 2 singles for the Hand girls’ tennis team this spring and currently holds a record of 15-4. Photo courtesy of Claire Langille

Langille Having a Big Year at No. 2 Singles

Published June 03, 2021 12:45 p.m.

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Senior captain center fielder Luke DiMauro is hitting .483 for an H-K baseball team that went 15-5 during the regular season this spring. Photo courtesy of Luke DiMauro

DiMauro’s in the Center of H-K’s Success

Published May 27, 2021 02:20 p.m.

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Senior captain Danny Weinstein is hitting .451 for a Tigers’ club that’s won 15 of its 16 games on the ballfield this spring. 

Photo courtesy of Danny Weinstein

Weinstein Coming Through in the Clutch

Published May 20, 2021 02:20 p.m.

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Senior captain Paige Van Ostenbridge has a mark of 10-1 alongside No. 2 doubles partner Bella Vejar for the Hand girls’ tennis squad, helping the Tigers won 10 of their first 11 matches as a team this spring. Photo courtesy of Paige Van Ostenbridge

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Senior captain shortstop Jack Pireaux is hitting .333 for a Hand baseball team that’s sporting a record of 10-0 this spring. Photo courtesy of Jack Pireaux

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Senior captain Abby Cody is providing great leadership while patrolling the center field position for the Hand softball squad this spring. Photo courtesy of Abby Cody

Cody’s a True Leader on the Tigers’ Diamond

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

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Senior Alden Halfinger is primed for a big year on the hill and at the dish for the H-K baseball team this spring. Photo courtesy of Alden Halfinger

Halfinger Helps H-K Storm Out to Strong Start

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

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Senior captain Daniel Ginsburg played a big part in helping the Hand boys’ fencing team climb up the state ranks with his performance on the saber strip.

Photo courtesy of Daniel Ginsburg

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Sophomore Natalie Lucas achieved her goal of becoming a key member of the rotation for Hand girls’ hoops this winter. Photo courtesy of Natalie Lucas

Lucas Steps Up as a Sophomore

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

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Alec Erskine made a smooth transition from point guard to shooting guard while leading the H-K boys’ basketball team as a senior captain this winter. Photo courtesy of Alec Erskine

Erskine Led the Cougars on the Court

Published April 01, 2021 11:17 a.m.

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Kayla Cataldo has contributed for the Hand gymnastics team in all four events throughout her high school career, leading the Tigers as a captain in each of the past two seasons.

Photo courtesy of Kayla Cataldo