Wednesday, January 27, 2021

Sports

Sports • Published Jan. 25, 2021 11:52 a.m.

Warriors Set to Improve Through Program Continuity

The Valley Regional girls’ basketball team has its sights set on continued improvement during the 2021 campaign. Last year, the Warriors featured a young club with first-year Head Coach...

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Sports • Published Jan. 25, 2021 11:17 a.m.

Huskies Hoping to Take Next Step with Several Returning Players

The Morgan boys’ basketball team is gearing up for another strong campaign as the start of the winter season approaches. Last year, the Huskies posted an overall record of 16-8, which...

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Sports • Published Jan. 25, 2021 03:34 a.m.

Tigers Eager to Hit the Ice in 2021

The Hand boys’ ice hockey team entered its 2020 season with unfinished business and will begin the 2021 campaign with more work to be done.Last year, the Tigers’ goal was to...

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Sports • Published Jan. 25, 2021 03:33 a.m.

Grizzlies Ready to Roar on the Ice

In addition to dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic that’s wreaking havoc throughout the state of Connecticut, the Guilford boys’ ice hockey team is facing another predicament this...

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Sports • Published Jan. 25, 2021 03:30 a.m.

Hornets Looking to Make the Most of Their Ice Time

The Branford boys’ hockey squad won’t get to play for a state title this winter, but the good news is that the Hornets will still get an opportunity to play. And they’re going ...

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Sports • Published Jan. 25, 2021 03:21 a.m.

North Haven Looking for More Success on the Court

Last year, the North Haven girls’ basketball team earned its most victories since the 2007 season, including one win apiece in both the Southern Connecticut Conference Tournament and the...

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Sports • Published Jan. 25, 2021 03:19 a.m.

Ragaini Playing College Football at the Highest Level

Between football, baseball, basketball, lacrosse, and track and field, Nico Ragaini’s life has been highlighted by playing sports. But above any other sport, football has reigned supreme...

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Sports • Published Jan. 21, 2021 10:53 a.m.

Full Nets to Our Commercial Fishing Friends

Ever wonder what fish species are tagged by the Department of Commerce as having the highest value in the United States? Probably not, but a few might surprise you. Statistics such as these...

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Sports • Published Jan. 18, 2021 11:33 a.m.

Rams’ Girls’ Hoops Looking to Make a Jump in 2021

The Old Saybrook girls’ basketball squad only notched a couple of wins last year but was competitive in far more games than its record indicated. With the Connecticut Interscholastic...

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Sports • Published Jan. 18, 2021 12:04 a.m.

North Haven Hockey Relying on Strong Veteran Presence

Last year, the North Haven boys’ ice hockey team advanced to its conference final and then made the state quarterfinals before the winter season was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic....

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Sports • Published Jan. 17, 2021 11:53 p.m.

T-Birds Ready to Run and Have Fun

The North Branford boys’ basketball squad will be looking to replace three graduated seniors from last year’s team as it heads into the 2021 season. With two new senior captains...

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Sports • Published Jan. 17, 2021 01:16 p.m.

Guilford Girls’ Hoops Pumped Up to Jump it Up

When the Guilford girls’ basketball team completed its 2020 season, the athletes on the squad knew that they were primed to succeed in 2021. While the prospects of playing basketball were...

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Sports • Published Jan. 16, 2021 05:40 p.m.

Easties Eager to Hit the Court

Last year, the East Haven boys’ basketball team used a tight rotation in which only five or six players typically saw the floor on a given night. With just one player having graduated from...

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Sports • Published Jan. 16, 2021 04:31 p.m.

Hand Girls’ Hoops Ready to Tip Off

Hand girls’ basketball Head Coach Tim Tredwell was expecting the worst when the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) announced its decision regarding winter sports on Jan. ...

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Sports • Published Jan. 16, 2021 01:50 p.m.

CIAC Approves Plan for Modified Winter Sports Season

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) has approved a plan for a modified winter sports season to begin with practices this week and games during the second week of February....

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Sports • Published Jan. 14, 2021 11:09 a.m.

Biceglia’s a Consummate Leader on the Field

Mariella Biceglia finished her career with the North Haven field hockey squad by earning All-SCC honors during the 2020 fall season. Mariella, who played both midfield and center back, also led...

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Sports • Published Jan. 14, 2021 11:09 a.m.

Water Activity is Happening Earlier Than Usual

As the right whales continue to migrate south amidst published navigational warnings of their location so vessels won’t impede or endanger their progress, fishers are enjoying another...

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Sports • Published Jan. 11, 2021 03:06 a.m.

Shoreline Spartans Building Burgeoning Rugby Program

There are a variety of sports played along the Connecticut shoreline, and rugby sometimes gets short shrift among them. While the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) offers...

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Sports • Published Jan. 09, 2021 02:26 p.m.

Guilford Girls’ Hockey Wishing for a Way to Play

As it stands right now, the 2021 high school winter sports season is scheduled to begin with practices on Tuesday, Jan. 19. Head Coach Rick Binkowski and the athletes on the Guilford girls’ ...

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Sports • Published Jan. 09, 2021 12:52 p.m.

Hornets Hoping to Hit the Court This Winter

Head Coach Rob Manghnani and the athletes on the Branford girls’ basketball team are wishing for an opportunity compete this winter. As they await final word from the CIAC on the 2021...

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Sports • Published Jan. 09, 2021 12:52 p.m.

CIAC Approves Mitigating Strategies for Winter Sports, Practices Still Scheduled to Start on Jan. 19

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) held a Board of Control meeting last week and, although no final decisions on a potential winter season were made, the tentative plan to...

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Sports • Published Jan. 08, 2021 10:04 p.m.

East Haven U-10 Fall Ball Team Wins League Title

A group of 16 youngsters from East Haven got an opportunity to compete for the town’s 10-U fall baseball team last year. East Haven posted a record of 9-1 on the season and capped off the...

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Sports • Published Jan. 07, 2021 12:50 p.m.

Cannon Makes a Great Debut on the Trails

North Haven resident recently Julia Cannon finished her first season competing for the cross country team at Sacred Heart Academy (SHA) as a sophomore. While this was only her first season in the...

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Sports • Published Jan. 07, 2021 12:50 p.m.

Fishing Through the Challenges of 2020

The year 2020 started like any other as anglers wondered whether open-water fishing would prevail or enough ice would build to flip flags on their tipups. December had offered a few tentative days ...

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Sports • Published Jan. 04, 2021 01:19 p.m.

Branford Boys’ Soccer Sees Success in Unusual Season

The Branford boys’ soccer team was forced to both start and finish its 2020 season in quarantine. However, despite all the challenges brought forth by COVID-19, the Hornets still had a...

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