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May 27, 2020
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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 • 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 18, 2020 08:56 a.m.

Valley Softball Had Championship Aspirations for 2020

The Valley Regional softball team was primed for greatness in 2020. Last year, the Warriors posted an outstanding season with an overall record of 21-3 that included trips to the championship game ...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published May 14, 2020 01:53 p.m.

Bullis Boasts Outstanding Résumé in Three-Year Valley Career

Addy Bullis finished her high school career as one of the best softball players in the history of Valley Regional. A senior, Addy has been the Warriors’ primary pitcher and an accomplished...

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Sports • Published May 11, 2020 08:57 a.m.

Valley Boys’ Lacrosse Was Ready to go Forward in 2020

The Valley Regional boys’ lacrosse team posted a successful season in 2019 in Head Coach Mike Orfao’s first year at the helm. The Warriors turned in an 8-9 record overall and...

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Sports • Published May 09, 2020 08:48 p.m.

CIAC Cancels 2020 Spring Season

On May 5, the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) made an announcement that seemed inevitable: There will be no high school season for spring sports in 2020. With the world...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published May 07, 2020 04:23 p.m.

Carey Keeps Focus as Valley Crew Captain

Emma Carey is a dedicated rower for the Valley Regional crew and she’s earned a senior captaincy for her efforts. Emma has been rowing for the Warriors since her freshman year and seen...

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Sports • Published May 04, 2020 08:52 a.m.

Tanner Kern Runs 100 Miles to Support Relief for COVID-19 and Mental Illness

Tanner Kern recently completed an incredible feat when he ran 100 miles in a single weekend at Valley Regional High School. Kern ran this ultra-marathon sponsored by Aravaipa Running in support of ...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published April 30, 2020 05:19 p.m.

Jacaruso’s an All-Around Contributor at Valley

Grace Jacaruso has been an integral part of the Valley Regional gymnastics team during the past two seasons. This year, the Warriors claimed the Shoreline Conference title thanks in large part to...

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Sports • Published April 29, 2020 07:55 p.m.

Astra Wins Big at Imagine Dance Challenge

On March 6 and 7, six company dancers from the Astra Studio of Dance and Performing Arts performed at the Imagine Dance Challenge. The event was held at the VETS Auditorium in Providence, Rhode...

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Sports • Published April 27, 2020 08:51 a.m.

Valley’s Athletes Staying Active During Time of Uncertainty

The CIAC recently announced the cancellation of the spring sports postseason but has left open the possibility that regular-season games could be played given a resumption of the school year on...

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Sports • Published April 26, 2020 03:17 p.m.

CIAC Cancels Spring Tournaments, Still Hopes to Play

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) announced that it has canceled all of its postseason tournaments and championship meets for the 2020 spring high school sports season due ...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published April 23, 2020 02:32 p.m.

Conrad Puts it All on the Line at Valley

Ben Conrad has enjoyed an impressive career as a two-sport athlete at Valley Regional. Ben contributed at a variety of spots with the baseball team by playing third base, the outfield, and...

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Sports • Published April 20, 2020 09:21 a.m.

Valley Reigned Supreme in the Shoreline with Young Team

The Valley Regional gymnastics team made great strides this past winter with an inexperienced squad of young athletes. The Warriors did not feature a single upper-class athlete on the roster, yet...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published April 16, 2020 04:07 p.m.

Dickson Delivers on Two Courts for the Warriors

JT Dickson showed his skills as a hardworking guard for the Valley Regional boys’ basketball team throughout the past four years. JT, a senior, ran the point guard position efficiently as a ...

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Sports • Published April 12, 2020 07:43 p.m.

Co-op Swim Squad Pools its Resources for Great Campaign

Athletes at Haddam-Killingworth High School teamed up with students from Morgan and Valley Regional to form a co-op boys’ swimming team for the 2019-’20 season. The Cougars attained...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published April 09, 2020 02:42 p.m.

Robida Earns His Stripes at Shortstop

Nate Robida has put together a strong career with the Valley Regional baseball team that’s seen him take on a more prominent role each season. Nate stepped up as a leader for the Warriors...

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Sports • Published April 06, 2020 09:17 a.m.

Valley Boys’ Hoops Sees Another Impressive Season

The Valley Regional boys’ basketball team continued its run of success by posting an overall record of 17-5, while qualifying for the Shoreline Conference and Division V State tournaments...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published April 02, 2020 02:25 p.m.

Sparaco Posts Impressive Senior Season

Chris Sparaco anchored the Valley Regional boys’ basketball team’s inside game as a premier post player in the Shoreline Conference this year. Chris, a senior captain, patrolled the...

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Sports • Published March 29, 2020 08:42 p.m.

East Haven Hockey Worked Hard to Make States

Late into February, the East Haven co-op boys’ ice hockey team was still searching for its eighth win that would secure the Yellowjackets’ place in states for the 34th year in a row. ...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published March 26, 2020 03:38 p.m.

Grabowski Grew as a Player and a Leader

Gavin Grabowski proved an efficient scorer as a member of the Valley Regional boys’ basketball team during the past two seasons. A senior captain, Gavin recently finished his high school...

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Sports • Published March 23, 2020 09:25 a.m.

Young Warriors Surprise the Shoreline

The Valley Regional girls’ basketball team was a pleasant surprise in the Shoreline Conference during the 2019-’20 campaign. The Warriors featured a young club with first-year Head...

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Sports • Published March 21, 2020 04:53 p.m.

CIAC Postpones Start of Spring Sports

One week after canceling the State Tournaments for the winter season, the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) announced that it is postponing the start of the high school spring ...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published March 20, 2020 04:12 p.m.

Gibson Makes a Big Jump on the Slopes

Cal Gibson has put together a fantastic season with the Mount Snow Academy (MSA) this year. In the national rankings of the USA Snowboard and Freeski Association, Cal holds second place in the...

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Sports • Published March 16, 2020 09:07 a.m.

CIAC Cancels State Tournaments in Wake of Coronavirus Outbreak

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) made a monumental decision last week when the organization announced that it was canceling all of its remaining State Tournament games as ...

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