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

Tigers’ Cheerleading Captures Class L State Crown

Things got out to a bit of a rocky start for the Hand cheerleading team at the Class L State Championship. It was just minutes until the Tigers were scheduled to perform their routine, when Head...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published March 06, 2020 04:22 p.m.

Ciotti Enjoys Decorated Career with Hand Cheerleading

Gina Ciotti has spent most of her life perfecting the art of cheerleading. After spending countless hours memorizing the choreography of a routine and working through stunts, motions, and jumps,...

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Sports • Published March 02, 2020 03:42 a.m.

Brown Fences to State Title in Foil; Hand’s 4x400 Relay Finishes 2nd at New Englands

Girls’ FencingJunior Cameryn Brown became the first athlete in the history of the Hand girls’ fencing team to take first place at the Individual State...

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Sports • Published March 01, 2020 11:49 p.m.

Hand Girls’ Hoops Loses in SCC Semis, Ready for States

The Hand girls’ basketball team went on a magical run to the championship game of the Class L State Tournament as the No. 19 seed last year. When the Tigers took the floor for the 2019-...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Feb. 27, 2020 12:58 p.m.

Orlando Makes Great Strides on the Ice

Lindsey Orlando’s career as a hockey player has been defined by constant improvement. Lindsey started playing hockey as a sophomore at Daniel Hand High School with no prior experience in...

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Sports • Published Feb. 24, 2020 12:49 a.m.

Hand Girls’ Hoops Advances to SCC Semis; Wrestling Competes at State Meet

Girls’ BasketballThe Hand girls’ basketball team kicked off the postseason by beating North Haven in an SCC Tournament quarterfinal contest last week. The...

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Sports • Published Feb. 23, 2020 06:30 p.m.

Tigers Surging Down the Stretch This Winter

There’s no doubt that the Hand boys’ ice hockey team is one of the top squads in the Division II ranks right now. The Tigers have been dominating the opposition all year and are...

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Sports • Published Feb. 22, 2020 02:27 a.m.

Shoreline Golf Society Presents Annual Awards

The Shoreline Golf Society (SGS) recently presented awards to some of its top performers from the 2019 season when the organization held its annual meeting. Sue Bobbin of Guilford was named the...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Feb. 20, 2020 01:54 p.m.

Travisano’s a Cornerstone for the Tigers

Mike Travisano has made a multitude of contributions to the Hand boys’ basketball team throughout the past two seasons. A 6-foot-5 junior, Mike is a defensive stopper for the Tigers...

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Sports • Published Feb. 17, 2020 03:19 a.m.

Tigers’ Boys’ Track Places 3rd in Class L;

Girls’ Hoops Wins Division Title

Boys’ Indoor TrackThe Hand boys’ indoor track team continued its excellent postseason run by taking third place at the Class L State Championship at Floyd Little...

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Sports • Published Feb. 16, 2020 09:09 p.m.

Hand Gymnastics Takes 3rd Place at SCCs

Hand gymnastics Head Coach Kelly Smith had some big expectations for her squad entering the Southern Connecticut Conference Championship. After all, the Tigers had taken first place in SCCs for 10 ...

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