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Sports • Published April 22, 2018 11:09 p.m.

T-Birds’ Softball Seals Spot in States at 8-0; Girls’ Lacrosse Notches Three Victories

SoftballThe North Branford softball squad clinched its berth in the Class M State Tournament in short order by posting wins over Portland and Valley Regional to improve to...

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Sports • Published April 15, 2018 09:58 p.m.

North Branford Softball Rolling at 6-0; Several Other Teams Have Solid Weeks

SoftballThe North Branford softball team is red hot to start the 2018 season the Thunderbirds have raced out to a 6-0 record and they’re games haven’t even...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published April 12, 2018 01:12 p.m.

Heins Moving Up in the Order as Hand Baseball Varsity Assistant

The Hand baseball team has been growing while its athletes have gained valuable experience in big games during the past few seasons. Coach Kyle Heins has played a big part in that growth, and now...

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Sports • Published April 08, 2018 12:19 a.m.

T-Birds Begin Spring Season with Success

Boys’ LacrosseThe North Branford boys’ lacrosse team is 2-1 to start the year after claiming victory in two of its first three games last week. The...

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Sports • Published April 07, 2018 02:19 p.m.

North Branford Softball Looking to Take the Final Step This Spring

The North Branford softball team had a dream season in 2017 as the Thunderbirds finished with a record of 22-6, won their third straight Shoreline Conference title, and then reached the...

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Sports • Published April 05, 2018 12:18 p.m.

Breakthroughs Made at the National Recreational Fishing Summit

We are seeing an evolution in the world of fisheries management that has not been seen before. More people are fishing worldwide in a pool of fish that is dwindling. The United States and its...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published April 05, 2018 12:18 p.m.

Zampano Makes Her Point with the Thunderbirds

When Sabrina LeMere graduated and longtime Head Coach Chris Webster stepped down following the 2015-’16 season, the North Branford girls’ basketball was without two key pieces to its ...

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Sports • Published March 29, 2018 12:03 p.m.

If You Feel That Fishing Regulations Are Hampering You, Then Read On

Our fisheries are in a state of flux. Suddenly, we are seeing are the results of slight changes that have been occurring for decades. Older fishers are now in the position that their grandfathers...

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Sports • Published March 26, 2018 12:07 a.m.

North Branford Girls’ Hoops Makes Great Strides in Manciero’s Second Season

After winning nine games in its debut campaign with Head Coach Courtney Manciero last year, the North Branford girls’ basketball team saw significant improvement in Manciero’s second ...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published March 22, 2018 12:37 p.m.

LeQuire Caps North Branford Basketball Career as T-Birds’ Leading Scorer

Brett LeQuire recently completed a storybook career with the North Branford boys’ basketball team, but it actually came close to never even happening. Originally, Brett was planning on...

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Sports • Published March 16, 2018 09:43 p.m.

Coyne Represents North Branford Boys’ Swimming at States

Freshman Connor Coyne represented North Branford by competing in a pair of events at the Class S Boys’ Swimming State Championship at Cornerstone Aquatics Center in West Hartford on March...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published March 15, 2018 12:27 p.m.

Saunders is All About the Purple as T-Birds’ Girls’ Hoops Assistant

Stephen Saunders graduated from North Branford High School in 1985, and he’s been heavily involved in the local sports circuit throughout the past several years as a way to give back to his ...

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Sports • Published March 11, 2018 04:38 p.m.

Lequire Becomes the All-Time Leading Scorer for North Branford Boys’ Hoops

Boys’ BasketballSenior Brett Lequire became the all-time leading scorer in the history of the North Branford boys’ basketball program when the 7th-seeded...

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Sports • Published March 10, 2018 02:21 p.m.

58th Annual National Football Foundation Dinner on Friday, April 6

The 58th annual Casey-O’Brien New Haven County Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Scholar Athlete awards dinner will be held on Friday, April 6 at Fantasia ...

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Sports • Published March 04, 2018 02:10 p.m.

T-Birds’ Girls’ Hoops Wins Class M Opener, Loses in Next Round; Boys’ Hockey Loses in Conference Semis

Girls’ BasketballThe North Branford girls’ basketball team defeated Nonnewaug in the first round of the Class M State Tournament, before taking a loss against ...

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Sports • Published March 04, 2018 03:53 a.m.

Wings Upset Greenwich to Make State Semis; Girls' Hoops Beats Naugatuck Before Losing in Second Round

Girls’ Ice HockeyThe Branford-East Haven-North Branford girls’ ice hockey squad recorded its first two State Tournament victories in program history,...

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Sports • Published Feb. 25, 2018 10:03 p.m.

North Branford Boys’ Hockey Ready to Play in Conference Tourney

Boys’ Ice HockeyThe North Branford boys’ ice hockey squad secured its spot in the upcoming SCC/SWC Division II Tournament by posting an 8-2 record in...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Feb. 21, 2018 08:28 p.m.

Hammond Goes All-Shoreline for the Second Time with T-Birds’ Cheerleading

Brooke Hammond recently earned a spot on the All-Shoreline Conference Team for the second time as member of the North Branford cheerleading squad. Brooke, a senior captain who’s been a...

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Sports • Published Feb. 19, 2018 12:37 a.m.

North Branford Girls’ Hoops Loses in Shoreline Quarters; Lequire Nets Second Triple-Double of the Year

Girls’ BasketballAfter putting a bow on a solid regular season, the North Branford girls’ basketball team entered the Shoreline Conference Tournament as the...

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Sports • Published Feb. 11, 2018 11:42 p.m.

North Branford Cheerleading Finishes 4th at Inaugural Shoreline Championship; Boys’ Hoops Gets 11th Victory

CheerleadingThe North Branford cheerleading squad competed in the inaugural Shoreline Conference Championship on Feb. 10 and finished in fourth place among all the teams in ...

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Sports • Published Feb. 03, 2018 11:56 p.m.

T-Birds’ Boys’ Hoops Improves to 10-5; Boys’ Hockey Rallies for 3-2 Win Versus North Haven

Boys’ BasketballThe North Branford boys’ basketball team won both of its games last week and improved its record to 10-5 this season.To open the week,...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Feb. 01, 2018 12:26 p.m.

Violette Takes Pride in Leading the T-Birds

Morgan Violette has soccer and basketball running through her blood. Her dad’s side of the family has a deep soccer history, while her mother’s family has rich roots in basketball....

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Sports • Published Jan. 29, 2018 12:12 a.m.

Three North Branford Teams Qualify for States

Boys’ Ice HockeyThe North Branford boys’ ice hockey squad punched its ticket into the Division II State Tournament last week by posting a pair of victories to ...

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Sports • Published Jan. 21, 2018 08:36 p.m.

Big Week for the T-Birds Across the Board

Boys’ Ice HockeyThe North Branford boys’ ice hockey squad was victorious in both of its games last week to improve to 7-2 for the season. The Thunderbirds...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Jan. 18, 2018 01:09 p.m.

Smola Caps Career as Three-Time Captain for North Branford Boys’ Soccer

Senior Zach Smola left a big stamp on the North Branford boys’ soccer program. Zach was not only a four-year starter for the Thunderbirds, he also served as one of their captains in his...

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