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Sports Person of the Week • Published April 18, 2019 12:01 a.m.

Adams Rebounds from Injury to Guide the Tigers to State Final

The Hand girls’ basketball team defined itself as a club that stepped up, grew as a group, and exceeded expectations as the 2018-’19 season wore on. One athlete who embodies all of...

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Sports • Published April 14, 2019 03:04 p.m.

Hand Baseball Takes Two; Both Tennis Teams Still Perfect

BaseballThe Hand baseball team improved to 4-1 overall and has a record of 1-0 in the SCC Oronoque Division following a week that saw the Tigers take two of three. Hand...

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Sports • Published April 13, 2019 10:04 p.m.

Hand Softball Aiming to Get Better Every Day

The Hand softball team will be facing its fair share of challenges this spring as it takes the field without several key players from last year’s team. However, Head Coach Mike Niekrash...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published April 11, 2019 12:01 a.m.

Donofrio Has Breakout Campaign for Hand Boys’ Hoops

Nick Donofrio has loved basketball from the second he stepped on the court, and he’s displayed great dedication to the game ever since. Halfway through his high school career, Nick is using ...

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Sports • Published April 07, 2019 01:08 p.m.

Hand Baseball Ready to Shine On and Off the Diamond

Last year was a landmark campaign for the Hand baseball team that was filled with new achievements and fantastic finishes. As the 2019 season gets underway, the Tigers feel confident that they...

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Sports • Published April 07, 2019 01:08 p.m.

Hand’s Lacrosse and Tennis Teams Net Solid Starts to Spring

Boys’ LacrosseThe Hand boys’ lacrosse team is off to a 1-1 start this spring after gaining a split in its first two games of the campaign. The Tigers posted a ...

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Sports • Published April 04, 2019 07:42 p.m.

Hand Girls’ Hoops Grew as a Group in Thrilling Run to the Sun

The Hand girls’ basketball team easily could have considered this campaign a rebuilding season given its reduced roster and the talent that graduated from the year prior. However, the...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published April 04, 2019 07:42 p.m.

Chen Collected a Pool of Accolades with Hand Swimming

Entering the latter portion of his high school athletic career, Dan Chen knew he had raise the bar in order to help the Hand boys’ swimming and diving team compete for conference and state...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published March 31, 2019 05:07 p.m.

Wehrle Reaches His Peak with Hand Skiing

Dan Wehrle has been a fixture on the ski slopes for several years. While experiencing a great deal of success in the sport, Dan has also learned a lot about the importance of persistence in all...

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Sports • Published March 22, 2019 01:11 p.m.

Madison 6th-Grade Boys’ Travel Hoops Takes Fairfield League Title

The Madison 6th-grade boys’ basketball travel team won the Fairfield County Basketball League championship on March 9. The Tigers posted a two-point win over New Rochelle, New York in a...

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Sports • Published March 22, 2019 01:11 p.m.

Madison Unified Sports Athletes Hoop it Up with Faculty

The Polson Middle School gymnasium was the place to be on March 7. On that day, athletes from the Unified Sports basketball teams at Polson Middle School and Daniel Hand High School played a small ...

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Sports • Published March 22, 2019 01:11 p.m.

Two Hand Alums Help SCSU Swim to 2nd in NE-10 Championships

Gregory Rodriguez and Michael Mendonca, who are both alums of the Hand boys’ swimming and diving team, helped the Southern Connecticut State University men’s swimming and diving team ...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published March 21, 2019 04:12 p.m.

Barrett Earns Her Stripes on the Slopes

Katharine Barrett is a lifelong skier with a diverse skillset that helps her succeed in several athletic arenas. This winter, Katharine capped off her high school skiing career by having a great...

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Sports • Published March 18, 2019 03:38 p.m.

Hand Girls’ Hoops Takes 39-34 Loss to Hillhouse in Class L Final

The Hand girls’ basketball team was playing in its second state final in three years when the Tigers faced Hillhouse for the Class L title last weekend. While Hand didn’t come away...

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Sports • Published March 17, 2019 02:20 p.m.

Hand Boys’ Hockey Loses in Division III Semis; Fencing Teams Compete at State Championships

Boys’ Ice HockeyThe Hand boys’ ice hockey team saw its incredible, record-setting season come to an end in semifinals of the Division III State Tournament...

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Sports • Published March 16, 2019 06:44 p.m.

Hand Boys’ Swimming and Diving Places 2nd in Class M

The Hand boys’ swimming and diving team put forth a superb showing to finish in second place at the Class M State Championship last week. The Tigers scored 435 points as a squad to earn...

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Sports • Published March 09, 2019 08:53 p.m.

Hand Girls’ Hoops Makes its Run to the Sun

The Hand girls’ basketball team continued its exhilarating playoff ride by knocking off two higher seeds to reach the championship game of the Class L State Tournament. The 19th-seeded...

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Sports • Published March 09, 2019 07:44 p.m.

Dean Competes for Hand Gymnastics at the Open; Ski Teams Finish Stellar Seasons

GymnasticsThe Hand gymnastics team was represented by freshman Paige Dean at State Open Championship at New Milford High School on March 6.Dean finished with a score ...

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Sports • Published March 09, 2019 07:06 p.m.

Hand Boys’ Hockey Skates into State Semis

The Hand boys’ ice hockey squad is going back to the state semifinals for the first time since the Tigers captured the state crown in 2014. Hand advanced to the semis of the Division III...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published March 07, 2019 01:21 p.m.

Levis Overcomes Injury to Earn All-SCC Status

Kelley Levis suffered an injury at the tail end of her senior year with the Hand gymnastics team, but that couldn’t prevent the captain from turning in an excellent performance during the...

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Sports • Published March 04, 2019 02:29 a.m.

Hand Boys’ Hockey Sets Record for Wins in a Season; Boys’ Swimming Finishes 4th at SCCs

Boys’ Ice HockeyAfter setting a new record for victories in a season, the Hand boys’ hockey team took a loss against Sheehan in the SCC/SWC Division III...

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Sports • Published March 03, 2019 12:03 a.m.

Hand Girls’ Hoops Advances to Class L Final

The Hand girls' basketball team is going to the championship game of the Class L State Tournament. The Tigers claimed a 33-27 victory against 2nd-seeded Windsor in a semifinal game at Plainville...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Feb. 28, 2019 09:04 p.m.

Wohlgemuth Joins the 1,000-Point Club

Sara Wohlgemuth has helped the Hand girls’ basketball team achieve some great feats throughout the past three seasons. A couple of weeks ago, Sara recorded an remarkable accomplishment when ...

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Sports • Published Feb. 24, 2019 09:55 p.m.

Hand Gymnastics Puts Forth Impressive Third-Place Performance at States

The Hand gymnastics team was seeded fifth out of eight squads heading into last weekend’s Class S State Championship. The Tigers outperformed their ranking by scoring a total of 129.825...

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Sports • Published Feb. 24, 2019 01:41 p.m.

Hand Grapples at the State Open; Boys’ Hockey Gets 15th Win

WrestlingThe Hand wrestling team sent three athletes to the State Open Championship that was held at the Floyd Little Athletic Center in New Haven on Feb. 22-23. The Tigers ...

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