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Sports • Published June 01, 2020 09:28 a.m.

Warriors Planned to Build on Solid Foundation in 2020

The Valley Regional boys’ tennis team came one win shy of making states in 2019 but laid solid groundwork for the future with a promising crop of young players earning varsity experience....

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Sports • Published June 01, 2020 09:26 a.m.

Rams’ Baseball Planned on Taking the Next Step in 2020

The Old Saybrook baseball squad had a strong 2019 season as the Rams reached the Shoreline Conference and Class S State Tournament with an overall record of 12-10. Old Saybrook received...

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Sports • Published June 01, 2020 01:42 a.m.

Guilford Crew Was Geared Up for a Big Year on the Water

The Guilford High School crew enjoyed plenty of success in 2019, and its girls’ and boys’ teams were both ready to have an outstanding 2020 season until coronavirus struck and forced ...

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Sports • Published May 31, 2020 11:09 p.m.

North Branford’s Seniors Honored for Their Contributions

After winning 14 games last year, Head Coach Billy Mitchell and the North Branford baseball squad were excited to getting back on the diamond and build off of that success in 2020. The...

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Sports • Published May 31, 2020 06:48 p.m.

Wohlgemuth Picks a New School for College Hoops

The coronavirus pandemic put a wrench in the CIAC’s plans to crown state champions this winter, after which the entire 2020 spring season was canceled. As COVID-19 affects student-athletes...

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Sports • Published May 30, 2020 07:26 p.m.

New League Forms with Hopes of Playing Summer Baseball

Even though there isn’t going to be any American Legion baseball this year, there still may be a chance for players in that age group to take the field during the summer of 2020. Last week, ...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published May 29, 2020 01:44 p.m.

Crisafi Proudly Continues Family Tradition

In his high school yearbook, Jeff Crisafi wrote that one of his goals was to be as good of a coach as his grandfather. Jeff’s grandfather was the late Frank Crisafi, who coached the...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published May 29, 2020 01:44 p.m.

Crisafi Proudly Continues Family Tradition

In his high school yearbook, Jeff Crisafi wrote that one of his goals was to be as good of a coach as his grandfather. Jeff’s grandfather was the late Frank Crisafi, who coached the...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published May 29, 2020 01:44 p.m.

Koplas Was a Three-Season Stalwart at Westbrook

Playing one sport for any varsity team at the high school level is an accomplishment. Two sports? You’ve got some serious talent. How about three? Well, then you’re about as good as...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published May 29, 2020 01:44 p.m.

Paradis Shows Plenty of Potential on the Ballfield

Vivian Paradis became an important part of the Valley Regional softball team in a short amount of time. Vivian earned the starting center fielder’s job for the Warriors in her freshman...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published May 29, 2020 01:44 p.m.

Despres Provides a Presence Behind the Plate

As soon as Kayla Despres set foot inside North Branford High School, she knew that she wanted to be a starter on the Thunderbirds’ softball team. Kayla wound often go to Head Coach Nick...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published May 29, 2020 01:44 p.m.

Widlitz is a Natural in the Net

Sydney Widlitz was thrown into the proverbial fire in her freshman year as a member of the Guilford girls’ lacrosse squad. When the Indians were in need of a goalie, Sydney was the person...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published May 29, 2020 01:44 p.m.

Lang Doubles Her Fun with the Tigers

Winning seems to be the only thing that Anna Lang knows how to do on the tennis court. Anna, a senior captain for the Hand girls’ tennis team, has never lost a regular-season match and has...

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Sports • Published May 29, 2020 01:43 p.m.

Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave

“Bird nest” has a dual meaning when springtime rolls around. To the ornithologist, it is the nest in which a bird lays eggs and hatches young. Occasionally, little chirps give away...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published May 23, 2020 12:41 p.m.

DeLucia Honored to Wear the Captain’s Hat

Whether he’s playing on the tennis court or preparing for the courtroom, Marchello DeLucia knows that he has to stay focused. That’s exactly what Marchello has done as a member of...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published May 23, 2020 12:41 p.m.

Lucey’s Leadership Yields Two-Year Captaincy

Colleen Lucey was a true leader for the North Haven girls’ basketball team while serving as a captain in both her junior and senior seasons. Colleen helped the Indians make some noise in...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published May 23, 2020 12:41 p.m.

Newberg Will Always Cherish Her Time at Westbrook

Callie Newberg is a three-sport athlete at Westbrook High School, and she’s never shown any signs of slowing down throughout her four years with the Knights. A senior captain for all three...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published May 23, 2020 12:41 p.m.

Scott Found His Passion on the Track

Name a sport, and there is a good chance that Branford senior Nolan Scott has played it. Football, basketball, and lacrosse are just a few of the sports in which Nolan has competed. While each...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published May 23, 2020 12:41 p.m.

Wiley Makes Waves with Two Crews

Charlotte Wiley anchors herself in the engine room with the Blood Street Sculls crew as she prepares for the biggest meet of her rowing career—the Head of the Charles Regatta in Boston....

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Sports Person of the Week • Published May 23, 2020 12:41 p.m.

Farray Fearless in All Athletic Endeavors

Raquel Farray made a meaningful contribution to the Valley Regional gymnastics team this year. A freshman, Raquel picked up competitive gymnastics for the first time and, through her fearlessness...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published May 23, 2020 12:41 p.m.

Lowy’s a Key Piece of the Tigers’ Future

It was the first day of the 2019 Class L Boys’ Tennis State Championship at Wesleyan University. The event featured several players who had previously competed at the meet, but also a...

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Sports • Published May 23, 2020 12:41 p.m.

Fishers Gear Up as Memorial Day Approaches

It was one of those outstanding weather weekends where fishers broke out of their homes. The shoreline waters drew folks looking to catch not only the salty air, but also a few fish. For those who ...

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Sports • Published May 22, 2020 09:18 a.m.

Valley Track Was Ready for Big Strides This Spring

The Valley Regional boys’ and girls’ outdoor track teams had solid campaigns in 2019. The boys’ squad recorded a fourth-place finish at the Shoreline Conference Championship...

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Sports • Published May 22, 2020 09:15 a.m.

Huskies Hoped to Sustain Success This Spring

The Morgan boys’ lacrosse team put together a solid season in 2019, posting an overall record of 11-8. The Huskies also made a trip to the Shoreline Conference Tournament final and...

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Sports • Published May 22, 2020 12:43 a.m.

Hornets Had Sights Set on a Triumphant Comeback

Featuring a roster full of young talent and strong leaders, Head Coach Stephen Malafronte and the Branford baseball squad were aiming for a bounceback season in 2020. After winning just five games ...

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