Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Sports

Sports • Published Sep. 21, 2020 01:26 p.m.

Warriors Adjusting on the Fly as Season Approaches

The Valley Regional field hockey squad is on the precipice of playing its first game of the year, and the Warriors have a much different looking squad than originally planned. Still, Head Coach...

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Sports • Published Sep. 21, 2020 12:23 p.m.

Rams’ Numbers Waning in Wake of CIAC Announcement

The Old Saybrook-Westbrook football team received the final word that there would be no full contact, 11-on-11 football this fall, and it’s added more of a challenge to already difficult...

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Sports • Published Sep. 21, 2020 11:57 a.m.

North Haven Football Practicing While Planning for Future

The North Haven football team plans to keep working in the wake of receiving unfortunate news from the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) Board of Control confirming its...

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Sports • Published Sep. 21, 2020 01:42 a.m.

T-Birds Devastated by Cancellation of Football Season

When North Branford football Head Coach Mark Basil found out that the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) had canceled 11-on-11 football this fall, he met with the...

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Sports • Published Sep. 21, 2020 12:35 a.m.

Easties in Disbelief About Cancellation of Season

Senior quarterback Trey Garea was eating lunch with his teammates when they were approached by Scott Benoit, the head coach of the East Haven football squad. Benoit relayed the news to Garea and...

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Sports • Published Sep. 20, 2020 11:27 p.m.

Cougars Stick Together During Trying Times

Head Coach Erik Becker and the athletes on the Haddam-Killingworth football team recently heard word that the traditional fall football season was canceled by the Connecticut Interscholastic...

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Sports • Published Sep. 20, 2020 08:29 p.m.

Beauton Qualifies to Golf at Junior National Championship

He’s only 13 years old, but Guilford resident Andrew Beauton is making major strides on the national level as a golfer. Andrew, an 8th-grade student at Adams Middle School, has qualified to ...

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Sports • Published Sep. 20, 2020 07:06 p.m.

CIAC Officially Votes Down Full-Contact Fall Football; Other Sports Scheduled to Start

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) reaffirmed its decision to cancel the 11-on-11, full-contact football season for fall 2020, but also reversed an earlier decision that...

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Sports • Published Sep. 19, 2020 03:14 p.m.

Astra Studio Performs Well in Virtual Competitions

Throughout the summer, a handful of dancers from the Astra Studio of Dance and Performing Arts in Old Saybrook entered routines into a pair of virtual competitions: the Star Dance Alliance Virtual ...

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Sports • Published Sep. 19, 2020 03:14 p.m.

Bill’s Seafood Names Annual Scholarship Recipients

Bill’s Seafood Restaurant of Westbrook recently announced the recipients of the Bill’s Seafood Scholar Athlete Scholarship Awards for 2019. The recipients of this year’s...

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Sports • Published Sep. 19, 2020 03:14 p.m.

Local Runners Keep New Haven Road Race Streak Alive

A handful of dedicated area runners recently completed the 20K (12.4-mile) Faxon Law Group New Haven Road Race for the 43rd-consecutive year. The race is typically held each year on Labor Day...

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Sports • Published Sep. 19, 2020 03:14 p.m.

North Haven Fall Baseball Starts with Split

The North Haven fall baseball squad opened its season in the East Shore League by playing a doubleheader against the Boys of Summer team on Sept. 12. North Haven split the set by earning a 5-4...

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Sports • Published Sep. 19, 2020 03:14 p.m.

Branford Hall of Fame Cancels Annual Dinner

The 33rd annual Branford Sports Hall of Fame dinner, which was scheduled for Friday, Nov. 20, has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Hall of Fame dinner has been a popular event in...

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Sports • Published Sep. 17, 2020 01:18 p.m.

Fish Are Transitioning from Summer to Fall

During the past few weeks, we’ve seen large schools of Atlantic menhaden strewn throughout the Sound. Sometimes, these masses of fish seemed to taunt fishers. Often, they’d just be...

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Sports • Published Sep. 14, 2020 02:01 p.m.

Warriors Feeling the Ups and Downs of Life in Football

The Valley Regional-Old Lyme football team remains committed to building better football players even though the likelihood of a 2020 season is still in question.The Connecticut...

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Sports • Published Sep. 14, 2020 01:03 p.m.

Morgan Football Continues to Work, Despite Doubts About Campaign

The high school football season is uncertain across Connecticut, but in Clinton, one thing is definite: The Morgan football team won’t play until school resumes full in-person learning....

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Sports • Published Sep. 14, 2020 01 a.m.

North Haven Girls’ Soccer Back on its Feet

The North Haven girls’ soccer team turned in a solid campaign in its first year with Head Coach Gary Collins last fall. North Haven lost seven of its first eight games, but subsequently...

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Sports • Published Sep. 14, 2020 12:18 a.m.

Hornets Staying Positive Through the Uncertainties

Fall sports teams in the state of Connecticut have dealt with cancellations, shutdowns, and alterations of practice rules due to COVID-19—and the Branford field hockey team is no different. ...

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Sports • Published Sep. 13, 2020 08:44 p.m.

Yellowjackets Prepping to Play with One Major Change

The East Haven girls’ volleyball team is continuing with its preparation to compete in 2020—with one notable modification. The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC)...

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Sports • Published Sep. 13, 2020 07:37 p.m.

Tigers Attend Rally to Try to Save Campaign

Head Coach Steve Filippone and the athletes on the Daniel Hand High School football team are adamant about having a football season, whether that be in the fall or the spring. On Sept. 9, members...

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Sports • Published Sep. 13, 2020 07:22 p.m.

Guilford Attends Rally in Attempt to Save Campaign

The Guilford High School football team took a stand at the state Capitol building in Hartford on Sept. 9, when dozens of teams from across the state attended a rally in an effort to save the 2020...

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Sports • Published Sep. 13, 2020 04:04 p.m.

CIAC Cancels 11-on-11 Football Season

On Sept. 4, the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) made an announcement that sent shockwaves through the state. Following a vote by its Board of Control, the CIAC announced...

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Sports • Published Sep. 11, 2020 05:55 p.m.

Red Sox Win Majors Title in Guilford Little League

The Guilford Little League baseball season came to an end with the Red Sox winning the Majors Division title. The Red Sox took the crown by earning a 5-3 victory over the Mets in the championship...

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Sports • Published Sep. 11, 2020 04:55 p.m.

Blue Jays Win Madison’s AAA Baseball Title

On Aug. 15, the Madison AAA Blue Jays baseball team rallied from a two-run deficit with two outs in the bottom of the sixth inning to earn a 5-4 victory over the Rays in the Madison AAA Little...

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Sports • Published Sep. 10, 2020 11:39 a.m.

Some Records Are Meant to be Played, Others Broken

Fishing offers its fair share of rewards for anglers. Satisfaction, challenge, accomplishment, relaxation, recreation, quality time, food—and the list continues. During these times, there...

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