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The Sound

Junior Jared Yakimoff has helped the Hornets claim their fair share of hardware with his stellar play in goal during the past few seasons. Photo courtesy of Jared Yakimoff

Yakimoff’s Clutch in the Crease

Published March 26, 2020 03:38 p.m.

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The Sound

Senior captain Mike Sitro capped off a nice two-year career with North Branford boys’ hoops by garnering All-Shoreline Conference First Team honors this season.

Photo courtesy of Mike Sitro

Sitro Makes the Most of Two Campaigns at North Branford

Published March 20, 2020 04:12 p.m.

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The Sound

Senior captain Minsok Lee finished his career with the Branford wrestling team with 114 wins, which is the sixth-most victories in the history of the program. Photo courtesy of Minsok Lee

Lee Leaves Behind a Legacy at Branford

Published March 12, 2020 03:59 p.m.

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The Sound

Ethan Sabetta is using his years of experience on the fencing strip to lead North Branford as a junior captain this winter. Photo courtesy of Ethan Sabetta

Sabetta Leads T-Birds’ Fencing on the Strip

Published March 06, 2020 04:22 p.m.

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The Sound

After playing a major role in the Branford dance team’s dynasty, Lily Milici won a national title in hip-hop as a freshman at St. John’s University in New York City this winter. Photo courtesy of Lily Milici

Milici Wins National Title with St. John’s Dance Squad

Published Feb. 27, 2020 12:58 p.m.

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The Sound

Branford High School alum Teagan Mockus is currently playing lacrosse overseas for the women’s team at Durham University in England. Photo courtesy of Teagan Mockus

Mockus Plays Lacrosse at International Level

Published Feb. 20, 2020 01:54 p.m.

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The Sound

East Haven basketball alum Mark Stout came back to his alma mater to join the Yellowjackets’ coaching staff this winter. Mark also coaches the Junior Basketball team that his daughter Meadow plays for in Branford. Photo courtesy of Mark Stout

Stout Returns to Roots by Coaching High School Hoops

Published Feb. 15, 2020 01:32 a.m.

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The Sound

Senior Josh Brigido has worked his way into the starting lineup for the North Branford boys’ basketball team this winter. Photo courtesy of Josh Brigido

Brigido Earns Starting Spot in Senior Season

Published Feb. 06, 2020 01:25 p.m.

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The Sound

North Branford junior Connor Coyne is having a good time—and swimming some great times—as a member of newly formed Greater New Haven Warriors boys’ swimming and diving squad. Photo courtesy of Connor Coyne

Coyne’s Pleased to Swim with a Team This Winter

Published Jan. 30, 2020 04:18 p.m.

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The Sound

Billy Ryan established his roots in Branford when he became member of the coaching staff for the Hornets’ football squad in 2013. 

Photo courtesy of Billy Ryan

Ryan Finds his Home Coaching the Hornets

Published Jan. 23, 2020 02:43 p.m.

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The Sound

Senior Lily Blomster served as a captain for the North Branford volleyball squad this past fall and is now reprising that role with the T-Birds’ girls’ basketball team. Photo courtesy of Lily Blomster

Blomster’s an Active Athlete All Year-Round

Published Jan. 09, 2020 12:52 p.m.

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The Sound

Two-way lineman Ian McDonald was a positive presence as a senior captain for the Branford football squad this fall. Ian made the All-SCC Tier 3 Team by virtue of his performance on the offensive line. Photo courtesy of Ian McDonald

McDonald Was an Ideal Teammate for the Hornets

Published Dec. 26, 2019 04:55 p.m.

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The Sound

Senior captain Gabbie Sarmento completed her high school career by earning All-Shoreline Conference Honorable Mention for the North Branford girls’ soccer squad this fall. Photo courtesy of Gabbie Sarmento

Sarmento Never Relented on Defense

Published Dec. 19, 2019 02:25 p.m.

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The Sound

Senior captain Maggie Martin garnered All-SCC Second Team accolades for the second-straight season with the Branford field hockey squad this fall. Maggie now gets ready to start a new chapter when she goes to Haverford College to play field hockey next year. Photo courtesy of Maggie Martin

Martin Makes All-SCC for the Second-Straight Year

Published Dec. 12, 2019 01:44 p.m.

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The Sound

Senior captain Alexie Rosado scored 11 goals to go with nine assists for the North Branford girls’ soccer squad this year. Alexie looks forward to playing soccer at Southern Connecticut State University next year. Photo courtesy of Alexie Rosado

Rosado Shines as an Offensive Star at North Branford

Published Dec. 05, 2019 01:46 p.m.

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The Sound

Andrew Wirtz played a significant role on the Branford boys’ soccer squad throughout his varsity career. This season, the senior captain made a big switch to the forward position and scored 10 goals for the Hornets. Photo courtesy of Andrew Wirtz

Wirtz Puts Best Foot Forward for Three Branford Teams

Published Nov. 28, 2019 09:28 a.m.

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Melanie Sachs led the Branford girls’ soccer squad as a captain in both her junior and senior seasons. A striker, Melanie has nine goals and six assists for the Hornets this year. Photo courtesy of Melanie Sachs

Sachs is a Natural as a Captain

Published Nov. 15, 2019 03:09 p.m.

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The Sound

Senior captain Britny Gildersleeve brings an aggressive approach to the soccer pitch in order to make an impact on both sides of the ball for North Branford. Photo courtesy of Britny Gildersleeve

Gildersleeve Comes Back from Accident to Lead the T-Birds

Published Nov. 07, 2019 02:25 p.m.

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The Sound

After missing some time with an injury last year, senior captain Molly Zaffino is having a big campaign for Branford field hockey squad this fall. Molly has 13 goals and 13 assists for the Hornets on the season. Photo courtesy of Molly Zaffino

Zaffino’s Piling Up the Points for the Hornets

Published Nov. 01, 2019 02:58 p.m.

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Katy Pedersen is leading the North Branford volleyball squad as the team’s libero and a senior captain this season. Photo courtesy of Katy Pedersen

Pedersen Leads the T-Birds as a Libero and Captain

Published Oct. 24, 2019 03:42 p.m.

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The Sound

North Haven football JV coach Ralph Inorio has been a part of Head Coach Anthony Sagnella’s staff dating all the way back to Sagnella’s time at North Branford. Now in his third stint with Sagnella, Ralph, who lives in Branford, is helping the Indians’ younger players make the jump from youth football to the high school ranks. Photo courtesy of Ralph Inorio

Inorio Instills Life Skills with North Haven Football

Published Oct. 17, 2019 04:26 p.m.

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The Sound

Senior Rachel Vitarisi is in her second season as a captain for the North Branford cheerleading team. She feels eager for the T-Birds to get back into the thick of competition season this winter. Photo courtesy of Rachel Vitarisi

Vitarisi Enters Second Year Leading T-Birds’ Cheer

Published Oct. 10, 2019 03:39 p.m.

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The Sound

Branford football alum EJ Sattelberger is giving back to his alma mater as an assistant coach. EJ, a Guilford resident, is the Hornets’ special teams coordinator, in addition to coaching the squad’s offensive linemen, running backs, and wide receivers. Photo courtesy of EJ Sattelberger

Sattelberger Enjoys Coaching Football at His Alma Mater

Published Oct. 04, 2019 02:00 p.m.

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The Sound

Outside hitter Sally Cucinotta is looking to lead the North Branford volleyball team to a successful season as a senior captain. Photo courtesy of Sally Cucinotta

Cucinotta Has Family Ties on the Volleyball Court

Published Sep. 26, 2019 03:25 p.m.

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The Sound

North Branford resident Joe Cappetta, the owner of Bobby’s Apizza Restaurant, has been a volunteer assistant for the T-Birds’ girls’ tennis program since 2005. Photo by PJ Foti/The Sound

Cappetta Loves Volunteering with T-Birds’ Girls’ Tennis

Published Sep. 19, 2019 12:46 p.m.

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Jess Shanley led the Branford softball team as a captain during both her junior and senior campaigns. Jess also played first base and batted leadoff for the Hornets. Photo courtesy of Jess Shanley

Shanley Led Branford Softball as a Two-Time Captain

Published Sep. 05, 2019 10:54 a.m.

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