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Sports • Published March 22, 2019 05:37 p.m.

Gambardella Helps Indiana Swimming Defend Big Ten Title

After enjoying a successful career as a swimmer at Guilford High School, 2017 graduate Corey Gambardella is seeing continued success at the collegiate level at Indiana University, where he...

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Sports • Published March 22, 2019 03:57 p.m.

North Haven Cheerleading Places 2nd in New Englands

The North Haven cheerleading team finished up its storybook season by recording a second-place finish at the New England Regional Championships at Worcester State University in Worcester,...

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Local News • Published March 22, 2019 02:53 p.m.

Tuttle School Leader Named John Winthrop Middle School Principal

The Region 4 Board of Education is pleased to announce the appointment of Matthew Espinosa to the position of principal at John Winthrop Middle School. Espinosa has most recently served as...

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Sports • Published March 22, 2019 01:11 p.m.

Branford 4th-Grade Boys’ Travel Hoops Wins Frank Kinney Tourney

The Branford 4th-grade boys’ travel basketball team won the 68th annual Frank Kinney Basketball Tournament that was held during the weekend of Feb. 23-24. Branford played five games,...

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Sports • Published March 22, 2019 01:11 p.m.

H-K Middle School Boys’ Hoops Wins League Title in Undefeated Season

On Feb. 8, the Haddam-Killingworth Middle School (HKMS) boys’ basketball team earned a 74-56 victory over John Winthrop Middle School to finish its season with a record of 16-0 and capture...

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Sports • Published March 22, 2019 01:11 p.m.

Madison 6th-Grade Boys’ Travel Hoops Takes Fairfield League Title

The Madison 6th-grade boys’ basketball travel team won the Fairfield County Basketball League championship on March 9. The Tigers posted a two-point win over New Rochelle, New York in a...

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Sports • Published March 22, 2019 01:11 p.m.

Bochanis Named Regional Recipient of the Spirit of Sport Award

Westbrook senior student-athlete Alana Bochanis has been selected as the Section 1 recipient of the National High School Spirit of Sport Award by the National Federation of State High School...

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Sports • Published March 22, 2019 01:11 p.m.

H-K Football Gets Pumped Up at Pequot Weightlifting Competition

On March 9, the Haddam-Killingworth football team participated in the annual Pequot Football League Weightlifting Competition that was held at North Branford High School. The overall standings...

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Sports • Published March 22, 2019 01:11 p.m.

Madison Unified Sports Athletes Hoop it Up with Faculty

The Polson Middle School gymnasium was the place to be on March 7. On that day, athletes from the Unified Sports basketball teams at Polson Middle School and Daniel Hand High School played a small ...

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Sports • Published March 22, 2019 01:11 p.m.

Two Hand Alums Help SCSU Swim to 2nd in NE-10 Championships

Gregory Rodriguez and Michael Mendonca, who are both alums of the Hand boys’ swimming and diving team, helped the Southern Connecticut State University men’s swimming and diving team ...

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Sports • Published March 22, 2019 01:11 p.m.

Mingione Signs to Play Baseball at AIC

On Feb. 8, East Haven High School senior Steve Mingione signed his National Letter of Intent to continue his baseball career at American International College (AIC) in Springfield, Massachusetts....

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Sports • Published March 22, 2019 01:11 p.m.

East Haven Youth Hockey Takes Two State Titles for First Time

Prior to this season, there had never been a year in which two East Haven Youth Hockey teams won the Connecticut Hockey Conference (CHC) State Division Championship trophy in the same season. East ...

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Sports • Published March 22, 2019 01:11 p.m.

Old Saybrook Park and Rec Holds Indoor Soccer Tourney

The Old Saybrook Parks and Recreation Department (OSPR) recently held its inaugural Co-ed Indoor Soccer Tournament as part of its Friday Night Teen Center program. The program, which had 32...

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Sports • Published March 22, 2019 01:11 p.m.

Old Saybrook Basketball Club Sees Two Teams Take League Titles

The Old Saybrook Basketball Club’s (OSBC) 7th- and 8th-grade boys’ basketball teams each won their respective league championships on March 3. The OSBC is proud of the team effort...

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Sports • Published March 22, 2019 01:11 p.m.

Astra’s Dancers Step Up at New Haven Regional Meet

Students from Astra Studio of Dance and Performing Arts in Old Saybrook attended the New Haven Regional Step Up 2 Dance Competition that was held on the weekend of March 2-3. Astra’s...

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Sports • Published March 21, 2019 11:34 p.m.

SharXLax Girls’ Lacrosse Posts Undefeated Season

The SharXLax girls’ lacrosse team—a squad of several high school players from the area—capped off an undefeated season by winning the Fall/Winter Session Championship at the...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published March 21, 2019 04:12 p.m.

Giaparda Brings Grit to the Easties

Jason Giaparda elevated his game for the East Haven boys’ basketball team this season. A senior captain, Jason displayed great intangibles and did all the little things to help the...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published March 21, 2019 04:12 p.m.

Kellaher Has the Skills to Get Steals

Moira Kellaher likes how quickly everything can change in a basketball game. This winter, Moira embraced the sport’s frenetic pace by snagging a slew of steals while playing multiple...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published March 21, 2019 04:12 p.m.

Osler Opens the Door to Historic Sophomore Season

Justin Osler had a sensational year with the Branford wrestling team that saw the sophomore etch his name Hornets’ history. Justin recorded 41 victories on his way to accomplishing...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published March 21, 2019 04:12 p.m.

Finnerty Finishes Valley Career as an All-Time Great

During the past four years, Lexie Finnerty has made an indelible mark on the Valley Regional girls’ basketball team as one of the best players in program history. A senior captain, Lexie...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published March 21, 2019 04:12 p.m.

Barrett Earns Her Stripes on the Slopes

Katharine Barrett is a lifelong skier with a diverse skillset that helps her succeed in several athletic arenas. This winter, Katharine capped off her high school skiing career by having a great...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published March 21, 2019 04:12 p.m.

Gingras Raises the Bar at Westbrook

Michael Gingras was looking for an opportunity to showcase his athleticism when he started out at Westbrook High School. Michael found his niche in track and field and went on to reach great...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published March 21, 2019 04:12 p.m.

Rowland Rises to Prominence Through Perseverance

Jillian Rowland proves that hard work can accomplish a lot, even in a short period of time. Jillian is a senior who’s in her first season on the North Haven varsity cheerleading team. She...

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Sports • Published March 21, 2019 04:12 p.m.

Spring Fever is Everywhere

Optimism is slowly turning into reality as the calendar catches up with the weather. It is official! Spring, sometimes called the vernal equinox, knocked on our door on March 20 at 5:58 p.m., when ...

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Sports • Published March 21, 2019 04:12 p.m.

North Haven Fencing Competes in Team State Championships

North Haven’s boys’ and girls’ fencing teams traveled to Groton to test their mettle in the Team State Championships at Fitch High School on March 16. The Indians’...

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