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May 26, 2020
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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 18, 2020 03:02 a.m.

LaPointe Will Always Appreciate the Tigers’ Seniors

Coming off of a season that featured a record of 18-7 and an SCC Oronoque Division title, Head Coach Travis LaPointe and the Hand baseball team were excited to embark on their 2020 campaign....

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

No American Legion Baseball This Summer

The COVID-19 pandemic is preventing another season from being played in 2020. There will be no American Legion baseball games played in Connecticut—or the entire United States—this...

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

Riordan Enjoys Nice Career Between the Baselines

When Sam Riordan moved to Madison as a 1st-grader, she started taking tennis lessons at Madison Racquet & Swim Club. Coincidentally, two of Sam’s future teammates on the Hand...

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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 • Published May 03, 2020 10:18 p.m.

Driscoll Drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles

Jack Driscoll always dreamed of becoming a professional football player when he was a child. On April 25, Driscoll’s dream became a reality when the offensive tackle was selected by the...

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Sports • Published May 03, 2020 08:59 p.m.

Tigers Had the Potential for Another Memorable Year

The Hand boys’ tennis team was poised for another stellar season in 2020. The Tigers were coming off a 2019 campaign that saw the squad post an overall record of 22-0, defend their SCC...

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

Gagliardi Earns All-Conference Honors as a Junior

Hockey runs deep in the Gagliardi family. For John Gagliardi, it’s a sport he’s wanted to pursue since he was a child. John first stepped on the ice when he was five and went on to...

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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 27, 2020 04:28 p.m.

Tredwell Hunkers Down at Home with Family

Tim Tredwell is spending his days like many people around the world right now—in quarantine as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Tredwell is head coach of the Hand girls’...

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Sports • Published April 27, 2020 04:10 a.m.

Palmer and the Tigers Miss Being on the Court

Head Coach Kitty Palmer and the athletes on the Hand girls’ tennis team are remaining optimistic that there will still be some type of season in 2020. However, the coronavirus (COVID-19)...

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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 02:31 p.m.

Thomas Finds Her Passion for Basketball

Maddie Thomas has been playing basketball since she was in kindergarten, but she never expected her passion for the game to take off the way it has. It wasn’t until her sophomore year at...

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Sports • Published April 20, 2020 01:01 p.m.

Hand’s Track Teams Posted Impressive Efforts This Year

It was a memorable year for the Hand indoor track program during the 2019-’20 campaign. The boys’ team made history with a few first-place finishes at major meets, while the...

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

Licari Has Breakout Season on the Ice

Teddy Licari spends a lot of time in his driveway, ripping pucks at his net in order to perfect his shot for hockey season. Teddy’s dedication to his craft helped him have a breakout...

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

Chen Goes All-SCC for Second-Straight Season

Dan Chen got out to early start as a swimmer when his parents put him in the pool when he was just one year old. Ever since the first moment that Dan touched the water, it’s been a...

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Sports • Published April 06, 2020 01:10 a.m.

Tigers Were One of Connecticut’s Elite Division II Teams

The Hand boys’ ice hockey squad entered the 2019-’20 season with something to prove. After coming up one game short of reaching the Division III state final last year, the Tigers...

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

Fitzmaurice Produces Plenty of Points for the Tigers

When Tatum Fitzmaurice was named one of the captains for the Hand boys’ ice hockey team, he knew that he had to shoulder a lot of responsibility and step up as a leader. Tatum was coming...

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Sports • Published March 29, 2020 05:04 p.m.

Hand Girls’ Hoops Has a Season to Feel Proud About

The Hand girls’ basketball team put together impressive 2019-’20 campaign by posting an overall record of 20-4, while qualifying for the State Tournament for the seventh year in a...

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

Carusone Guides the Tigers to Historic Season

Izzy Carusone has been a cheerleader for many years, but she never had to deal with a challenge as big as the one she faced with the Hand cheerleading team this winter. After competing with 20...

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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.

Wehrle on the Upslope with Tigers’ Ski Team

When Micky Wehrle first put on a pair of skis, he instantly fell in love. Starting on the courses of Powder Ridge in Connecticut and then expanding to the Green Mountains of Vermont, Micky...

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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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Sports • Published March 12, 2020 04:04 p.m.

Hand Boys’ Fencing Wins First State Championship

It was a historic weekend for the Hand fencing program at the Team State Championships at Fitch High School on March 7. The boys’ team finished in first place overall to claim the first...

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Sports • Published March 09, 2020 04 a.m.

Hand Girls’ Hoops Advances to Class L Quarters; Boys’ Hockey Loses in Conference Semis

Girls’ BasketballThe Hand girls’ basketball team advanced to the quarterfinals of the Class L State Tournament by winning its first two games in the draw last ...

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