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Autumn Clancy worked her way back from an injury to become a varsity regular at first base for the East Haven softball team during the 2022 spring season. Photo courtesy of Autumn Clancy

Clancy Makes Triumphant Return as a Junior

Published July 13, 2022 08:16 a.m.

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Former Yellowjackets’ athlete Dan Gleason has been a member of the East Haven baseball team’s coaching staff for the past 22 years. Photo courtesy of Dan Gleason

Gleason Coaches for the Love of the Game

Published July 06, 2022 05:21 p.m.

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Abby Brooks established herself as key player in the singles lineup while leading the East Haven girls’ tennis team as a junior captain during the 2022 spring season.

Photo courtesy of Abby Brooks

Brooks Finds Her Stride Between the Baselines

Published June 29, 2022 10:39 a.m.

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Nick Sorrentino led the East Haven boys’ golf team to a solid season while serving as a captain for the Yellowjackets this spring. Photo courtesy of Nick Sorrentino

Sorrentino Finds His Passion on the Golf Course

Published June 22, 2022 12:47 p.m.

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Junior left fielder Arielle Dupree shook off a slow start to put together a strong second half and help the East Haven softball team achieve a historic season this spring.

Photo courtesy of Arielle Dupree

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Senior Norah Rome enjoyed a storied career as a Yellowjackets’ swimmer and also saw success as a member of the Easties’ golf team. Photo courtesy of Norah Rome

Rome Etches Her Legacy with the Yellowjackets

Published June 08, 2022 10:58 a.m.

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PJ Carangelo displayed the signs of a budding leader after earning the starting catcher’s position for the East Haven baseball team as a sophomore this spring.

Photo courtesy of PJ Carangelo

Carangelo Takes His Place Behind the Plate

Published June 01, 2022 10:39 a.m.

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Diana Vazquez saw time at the No. 1 singles and doubles positions while leading the East Haven girls’ tennis team as a senior captain this spring. Photo courtesy of Diana Vazquez

Vazquez Holds Big Roles as a Senior

Published May 25, 2022 12:09 p.m.

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Dom Golia feels honored to be leading the East Haven baseball team as a senior captain while playing first base for the Yellowjackets this season. Photo courtesy of Dom Golia

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Junior Dom Plano is proving a reliable member of the East Haven golf team’s lineup and recently broke the 40-stroke threshold for the first time in his career.

Photo courtesy of Dom Plano

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Junior Lily Gagnon is emerging as both a solid second baseman and a quality pitcher for the East Haven softball squad. Photo courtesy of Lily Gagnon

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Senior Karlee Lynn is forming one half of East Haven’s No. 1 doubles team this season and has also played in some singles matches for the Yellowjackets. Photo courtesy of Karlee Lynn

Lynn Stepping Up in Her Senior Season

Published April 27, 2022 10:14 a.m.

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Junior right-hander Jack Angelo has become a main man in the Yellowjackets’ rotation during the 2022 spring season. Photo courtesy of Jack Angelo

Angelo’s Dealing as the Easties’ Ace

Published April 20, 2022 09:38 a.m.

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Mike Capozzo was named a senior captain for the East Haven boys’ basketball team and helped the Yellowjackets enjoy a good year on the court. Photo courtesy of Mike Capozzo

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Joe Verderame worked his way up the ranks to make contributions as a combo guard in his senior season with the East Haven boys’ basketball team. Photo courtesy of Joe Verderame

Verderame Works Hard as a Combo Guard

Published April 06, 2022 08:29 a.m.

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Senior Hassan Ali helped the East Haven boys’ basketball team have a solid season with his performance at the center position this winter. Photo courtesy of Hassan Ali

Ali Helps the Easties Succeed as a Senior

Published March 30, 2022 10:13 a.m.

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Juliana Espinoza had developed a major passion for running while competing for East Haven’s cross country, indoor track, and outdoor track programs. Photo courtesy of Juliana Espinoza

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Junior Marchello Torres notched 20 victories while competing in the 113-pound weight class for the East Haven wrestling team this winter. Photo courtesy of Marchello Torres

Torres Sees a Total Turnaround on the Mat

Published March 16, 2022 11:37 a.m.

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Senior captain Michael Robert is an anchor on defense for the East Haven co-op boys’ ice hockey team. Photo courtesy of Michael Robert

Robert’s a Leader on Defense with the Easties

Published March 09, 2022 10:35 a.m.

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Sophomore Juliana Iovino has established herself as a solid power forward for the East Haven girls’ basketball team. Photo courtesy of Juliana Iovino

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Senior captain Vanessa Sigular has become a true leader for the East Haven cheerleading team during the course of the past four years. Photo courtesy of Amanda Martindale

Sigular Brings Good Cheer to the Easties

Published Feb. 24, 2022 11:00 a.m.

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Freshman forward Gennaro Pompano has 25 goals and 17 assists for the East Haven co-op ice hockey squad this winter. Photo courtesy of Gennaro Pompano

Pompano’s a Freshman Sensation for East Haven

Published Feb. 17, 2022 11:37 a.m.

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Senior Tim Case is helping the East Haven boys’ basketball squad have a quality season with his solid contributions on the court. Photo courtesy of Tim Case

Case Shows Great Growth with the Easties

Published Feb. 10, 2022 11:55 a.m.

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Kyle Cusano is proving a playmaker at the guard position for the Easties as a senior. Photo courtesy of Kyle Cusano

Cusano’s Making Plays for East Haven

Published Feb. 03, 2022 12:54 p.m.

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Antonia Torello’s dedication to cheerleading resulted in her earning the title of captain in her senior year with the Yellowjackets. Photo courtesy of Amanda Martindale

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Senior Kaitlyn Kapinos was selected as one of the captains for this year’s East Haven cheerleading team, reprising a role that she previously held with her middle school squad. Photo courtesy of Kaitlyn Kapinos

Kapinos Becomes a Leader for the Easties

Published Jan. 20, 2022 12:50 p.m.

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Gianna Castellano is starting at the point guard position for the East Haven girls’ basketball squad as a sophomore this season. Photo courtesy of Gianna Castellano

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Nate Dombrowski battled through injuries to become a varsity starter for the Yellowjackets as a senior. Photo courtesy of Alex Dombrowski

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Mike O’Brien has been a fixture in the swimming world throughout his life. Now, Mike is beginning his first season as head coach of the Greater New Haven Warriors boys’ swimming and diving team. Photo courtesy of Mike O’Brien

O’Brien Takes the Reins with GNH Warriors

Published Dec. 23, 2021 01:50 p.m.

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Jason Toth started on both sides of the ball for East Haven in his junior year and will lead the Yellowjackets as a senior captain next season. Photo courtesy of Jason Toth

Toth’s Glad He Gave Football Another Shot

Published Dec. 16, 2021 01:49 p.m.

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