Wednesday, November 25, 2020

Sports

Sports • Published Nov. 20, 2020 11:51 a.m.

Warriors Post Solid Results in Shortened Season

The Valley Regional field hockey team turned in a solid season this year, but it was a campaign cut short.The Warriors would have taken part in the Shoreline Conference Tournament as the No....

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Sports • Published Nov. 20, 2020 04:25 a.m.

Morgan Posts Stellar Season Despite No Shorelines Appearance

The Morgan boys’ soccer squad turned in an outstanding season in 2020, but unfortunately did not have a chance to cap that campaign with another Shoreline Conference Championship.The ...

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Sports • Published Nov. 20, 2020 02:47 a.m.

Branford Field Hockey Sees Success with Young Team

The Branford field hockey team featured one of the youngest squads in the Southern Connecticut Conference with just two seniors on its roster this fall. However, Head Coach Pete Frye viewed the...

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Sports • Published Nov. 19, 2020 11:45 p.m.

East Haven Boys’ Soccer Takes a Big Step Forward in 2020

As East Haven boys’ soccer squad battled through the rigors of a year earmarked by COVID-19, the Yellowjackets did so featuring several seniors who didn’t even play for the team last ...

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Sports • Published Nov. 19, 2020 09 p.m.

Guilford Boys’ Soccer Enjoys Another Successful Season

Entering the 2020 fall season, the Guilford boys’ soccer team had some major expectations on its shoulders, having won the Southern Connecticut Conference title the previous year. Guilford...

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Sports • Published Nov. 19, 2020 02:11 p.m.

Romero Has Great Senior Season as a Starter

Manny Romero was born into a soccer family, and his passion for the sport quickly accelerated from the moment that he started playing in 4th grade. Manny’s love for soccer continued to...

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Sports • Published Nov. 19, 2020 02:11 p.m.

Huffman’s a True Leader on Defense

Sam Huffman’s favorite day of the week is Friday. That’s because, for the past several years, Sam has been spending his Friday nights on the gridiron alongside his teammates with the ...

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Sports • Published Nov. 19, 2020 02:11 p.m.

Burke Provides a Presence in the Center

Sean Burke lives, breathes, and eats soccer. A senior at Daniel Hand High School, Sean plays center midfielder on a Tigers’ team that’s established itself as a dynasty throughout the ...

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Sports • Published Nov. 19, 2020 02:11 p.m.

Down to Earth Fishing

So you think that you’re doing everything right, yet fish remain elusive, even when everyone else around is reeling them in. Is that’s what bothering you? Well, all the research,...

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Sports • Published Nov. 19, 2020 12:47 a.m.

Cougars Complete Turnaround by Claiming Conference Crown

Less than a minute into the action of the Shoreline Conference Tournament championship game, senior goalkeeper Cal Braren did what he does best—make a crucial save in a huge situation for...

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Sports • Published Nov. 18, 2020 11:23 p.m.

H-K Girls’ Soccer Wins Second-Straight Shoreline Title

The story of the Haddam-Killingworth girls’ soccer team’s season was all about overcoming adversity to reach the goal of winning a second-straight Shoreline Conference championship....

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Sports • Published Nov. 18, 2020 09:11 p.m.

North Haven Boys’ Soccer Embraced its Opportunity to Play

The 2020 fall season was anything but your typical campaign, but North Haven boys’ soccer Head Coach Reid Chieffo sure is glad that it happened.North Haven recently completed a...

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Sports • Published Nov. 18, 2020 06:41 p.m.

CIAC Moves Start of Winter Sports to Jan. 19

With the 2020 fall season now complete, athletes and coaches around the state are anxiously waiting to see if their teams will compete during the winter season, although it won’t be for a...

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Sports • Published Nov. 17, 2020 07:14 p.m.

North Haven Ballplayers Pitch in Through the Veterans Day Project

On Nov. 14, athletes in the North Haven Post 76 American Legion baseball program once again participated in the Veterans Day Project by raking leaves for some local veterans. This was the seventh-...

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Sports • Published Nov. 16, 2020 02:21 p.m.

North Branford Field Hockey Achieves the Shoreline Four-Peat

On Sept. 19, the North Branford field hockey team wasn’t even able to hold a practice as it had 19 players in quarantine in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. On Nov. 10, the Thunderbirds...

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Sports • Published Nov. 16, 2020 11:40 a.m.

Postseason Canceled for Valley Regional Athletics Due to COVID-19

On Nov. 9, Valley Regional High School shut down due to positive COVID-19 tests among students. The school sent home students and faculty, and as a result, all Valley Regional athletics were...

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Sports • Published Nov. 16, 2020 04:44 a.m.

Old Saybrook Loses in Shoreline Semis After Waters Ties Blomstrann for Most Wins

The Old Saybrook boys’ soccer team had the postseason run halted after a 2-1 overtime loss versus East Hampton in Shoreline Conference Tournament semifinal last week. The Rams played two...

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Sports • Published Nov. 16, 2020 04:44 a.m.

Rams Lose to North Branford in Shoreline Championship

The Old Saybrook field hockey team went up against North Branford in the Shoreline Conference Championship on Nov. 10. The No. 2 seed Rams faced off against the top-seeded Thunderbirds at North...

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Sports • Published Nov. 16, 2020 01:14 a.m.

Old Saybrook Girls’ Soccer Earns First Playoff Win in Three Years

The Old Saybrook girls’ soccer team won its first postseason game in three years. The No. 8 seed Rams battled No. 9 seed North Branford in the Shoreline Conference Tournament play-in round...

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Sports • Published Nov. 16, 2020 12:46 a.m.

North Haven Advances to Division Final, Takes Loss to Cheshire

The North Haven girls’ volleyball team won its first two matches of the Southern Connecticut Conference Division B Tournament to advance to a showdown against Cheshire in the championship....

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Sports • Published Nov. 16, 2020 12:10 a.m.

Ross Signs to Play Softball at St. Peter’s University

Valley Regional High School senior Lexi Ross recently signed a National Letter of Intent to play softball at St. Peter’s University in Jersey City, New Jersey. The St. Peter’s...

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Sports • Published Nov. 15, 2020 10:35 p.m.

Guilford Boys’ Soccer Takes 3-1 Loss in Division B Championship Game

After losing two of its first three games this year, the Guilford boys’ soccer squad got hot and didn’t take another loss for the rest of the regular season. Guilford finally did...

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Sports • Published Nov. 15, 2020 09:54 p.m.

Hornets Beat Hand in Divisional Semis, Lose to Guilford in Final

The Branford girls’ soccer squad notched an exciting victory versus Daniel Hand to advance to the championship game of the SCC Division B Tournament last week. Even though her team wound up ...

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Sports • Published Nov. 15, 2020 08:29 p.m.

Tigers Complete Undefeated Season with Divisional Title

In a season riddled with questions and concerns for player safety due to COVID-19, one constant among the hodgepodge was the performance of the Daniel Hand boys’ soccer team. The Tigers...

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Sports • Published Nov. 15, 2020 07:16 p.m.

Yellowjackets Lose to Guilford in SCC Divisional Final

The East Haven girls’ volleyball team advanced to the championship of the SCC Division C Tournament after defeating Daniel Hand in the semifinal round. Although the Yellowjackets wound up...

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