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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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Helms Makes Her Mark as a Freshman at Nebraska

In a Big Ten battle between the Nebraska and Indiana women’s basketball teams, the Cornhuskers found themselves down by 25 points in the second quarter. With 4:51 remaining in the half,...

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

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Sports • Published May 16, 2020 02:26 p.m.

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East Haven resident Gennaro Pompano helped lead the Connecticut Junior Whalers ice hockey team to the championship in the Atlantic Youth Hockey League this year. Pompano scored five goals to go...

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Sports • Published May 16, 2020 02:14 p.m.

No American Legion Baseball This Summer

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

Heaphy Shines for the Easties on the Softball Field

The East Haven softball team was gearing up for a showdown against top-seeded St. Joseph heading into the second round of the 2019 Class L State Tournament. The Cadets had been dominating their...

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Sports • Published May 11, 2020 01:05 a.m.

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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.

Flynn Brings Power to the Plate, Great Glove to the Field

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Sports • Published May 04, 2020 08:47 a.m.

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As East Haven High School pom-pom team prepares for the 2020-’21 season, the Yellowjackets are taking their tryouts online. Anyone who wants to compete for the pom-pom squad will have that...

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Salato Makes All-SCC, All-State for East Haven

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Sports • Published April 29, 2020 07:56 p.m.

National Football Foundation Presents Scholar Athlete Honors

The Casey-O’Brien New Haven County Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame recently recognized 28 high school and prep school scholar athletes who played...

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Sports • Published April 26, 2020 10:08 p.m.

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As the East Haven softball team awaits word on whether it will be able to play any games this year, the Yellowjackets’ coaches are making sure that everyone in the program stays connected....

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

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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.

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In her freshman year, Kisha Francois broke East Haven’s school records in the long jump, the 55-meter dash, and the 100-meter dash. As a junior this year, Kisha claimed first place in the...

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Sports • Published April 20, 2020 01:06 a.m.

East Haven Track Produced Points in the Postseason

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Sports • Published April 19, 2020 08:15 p.m.

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