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Sports • Published Aug. 20, 2018 08:33 a.m.

Esports Growing Across the Globe and Throughout the State

The sporting landscape can seem static with the likes of baseball, football, and basketball dominating the average sports fan’s attention. However, new sports can crop up and fizzle out...

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Sports • Published Aug. 20, 2018 12:41 a.m.

Cubs Clinch No. 1 Seed as Playoffs Set to Start in Deep River Horseshoe League

The playoff bracket is set following the final weeks of regular-season action in the Deep River Horseshoe League. The battle for the top spot in the standings between Cubs and Red Sox finally drew ...

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Sports • Published Aug. 12, 2018 12:25 a.m.

Local Lacrosse Players Help Southeastern Shoreline Team Grab Gold at Nutmeg State Games

Several lacrosse players from the area helped the Guilford-based Southeastern Shoreline boys’ lacrosse team win the gold medal in the U-14 bracket at the ShopRite Nutmeg State Games. The U-...

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Sports • Published Aug. 11, 2018 08:59 p.m.

Valley Shore YMCA Marlins Compete at Connecticut Long Course Championships

Numerous swimmers who compete for the Valley Shore YMCA Marlins headed to Wesleyan University to compete at the Connecticut Long Course Swim Championships for swimmers aged 14 and younger that was ...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Aug. 09, 2018 01:52 p.m.

Hartmann was Always Quick on the Mat and the Draw

Whether it was on the mat or the turf, Mark Hartmann was never afraid to stare down his opponent and a win a battle in order to help his wrestling and boys’ lacrosse teams succeed at Daniel ...

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Sports • Published Aug. 09, 2018 12:10 a.m.

A Look Into the Conditioning of Modern Day Student-Athletes

As a staff writer for Shore Publishing, I’ve interviewed numerous athletes across the state. During those interviews, I’ve learned about the variety of ways they stay in top shape,...

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Sports • Published Aug. 04, 2018 08:37 p.m.

Shoreline Golf Society Holds Women’s and Seniors’ Championships

The Shoreline Golf Society (SGS) recently held its Women’s and Seniors’ championships on a beautiful summer day at Shennecosset Golf Course in Groton.The Women’s...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Aug. 02, 2018 02:30 p.m.

Howard Covers Lots of Ground as an All-State Midfielder

It takes a variety of skills to play the midfielder’s position in lacrosse and have to switch between offensive and defensive situations. Dory Howard stretched her skills to both ends of...

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Sports • Published July 29, 2018 10:20 p.m.

Westbrook Dance Academy Shines Like a Star at the Sun

The Westbrook Dance Academy (WDA) saw several of its competition teams compete in the Starpower Talent Nationals that were held at Mohegan Sun in Uncasville from June 25 to 29. Several of the...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published July 27, 2018 01:27 p.m.

Hughes Held Down the Fort on ‘D’ for the Tigers

The Hand boys’ lacrosse team prides itself on going into every game well-prepared and well-versed on its opponent. Kevin Hughes adhered to that philosophy by always staying ready to thwart...

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Sports • Published July 21, 2018 09:30 p.m.

Hand Cheerleading Hosts Youth Cheer Clinic

The Daniel Hand High School cheerleading team recently held a cheer skills clinic for kids in grades kindergarten to 8th grade who are interested in learning more about cheerleading. Thirty-five...

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Sports • Published July 21, 2018 08:17 p.m.

2018 Madison Athletic Hall of Fame Ceremony Set for Thursday, Sept. 20

The Madison Athletic Hall of Fame is pleased to announce its inductees for the Class of 2018. The induction event will take place on Thursday, Sept. 20 at 6 p.m. at the Madison Beach Hotel....

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Sports • Published July 21, 2018 08:07 p.m.

Post 79 Seniors Finish Season with a Victory

The Madison Senior American Legion baseball team wrapped up its summer by picking up a 7-3 victory versus East Haddam last week. Post 79 finished the 2018 season with an overall record of 7-21....

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Sports • Published July 21, 2018 03:50 p.m.

Hand Boys’ Golf Grew with Consistency and Confidence This Spring

The Hand boys’ golf squad entered the 2018 season with a young team that featured just one senior and a pair of freshmen in its lineup. However, the campaign turned out to be a coming-of-...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published July 19, 2018 01:39 p.m.

Larson Pulls Out All the Stops as Top-Notch Goalie

Mackenzie Larson knew that this year marked her last chance to display her skills as a goalie for the Hand girls’ lacrosse team. Mackenzie made the most of her senior year and did a great...

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Sports • Published July 14, 2018 08:50 p.m.

Hand Girls’ Tennis Showed Pinpoint Focus on Way to 22 Wins, SCC Repeat

No matter the conditions on the court or who the opponent was on the other side of that court, every member of the Hand girls’ tennis team focused on doing her job to help the Tigers...

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Sports • Published July 14, 2018 07:33 p.m.

Madison U-15 Girls’ Soccer Wins Beach Tourney Title

The Madison U-15 girls’ soccer team won the Beach Blitz Soccer Tournament in West Haven on June 16. Eight girls competed for Madison in the 5-on-5 beach soccer tournament. The athletes who...

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Sports • Published July 14, 2018 07:17 p.m.

Madison Senior Legion Gets Win Versus Meriden

The Madison Senior American Legion baseball team picked up a victory versus Zone 3 opponent Meriden this past week. Post 79 is now 6-17 overall heading into the season’s final week....

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Sports Person of the Week • Published July 12, 2018 03:14 p.m.

Palumbo Produced Points for Tigers’ Boys’ Lacrosse

Whether he was feeding his teammates the ball or putting away goals himself, Nate Palumbo had a knack for dodging the opposition as a member of the Hand boys’ lacrosse team. Nate’s...

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Sports • Published July 08, 2018 02 p.m.

Post 79 Hangs Tough with Southington, Before Beating Guilford

After a dropping a pair of close contests against Zone 3 power Southington, the Madison Senior Legion baseball squad earned a split of a doubleheader versus Guilford last week. Post 79 now has an...

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Sports • Published July 07, 2018 11:56 p.m.

Hand Boys’ Tennis Claimed Two Crowns During Perfect Campaign

After posting runner-up finishes at both the SCC Tournament and State Championship last year, the Hand boys’ tennis team entered the 2018 season with a chip on its shoulder and was hungry...

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Sports • Published July 05, 2018 07:26 p.m.

North Haven Girls’ Tennis Running Four-Week Clinic for Autistic Children

The North Haven High School girls’ tennis team is running a four-week clinic session in which the Indians’ athletes will assist with the teaching of tennis to children who have...

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Sports • Published July 01, 2018 09:06 p.m.

Madison Senior Legion Splits Double Dip with Middletown

The Madison Senior American Legion baseball team halted a losing streak by grabbing a victory versus Middletown in the back end of a doubleheader last week. Post 79 now has a record of 4-9 on the...

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Sports • Published July 01, 2018 04:34 p.m.

Hand Girls’ Lacrosse Savored Every Step on Way to SCC Title, Class M Final

The Hand girls’ lacrosse squad didn’t come away with the ultimate prize this spring, but the Tigers still had an excellent season in which they maintained their perch atop the...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published June 28, 2018 02:47 p.m.

Israel Proves a Freshman Sensation for Hand Boys’ Tennis

Josh Israel is a year-round tennis player who competes in plenty of national tournaments in order to improve his game. With a good amount of experience under his belt, Josh stormed onto the high-...

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