Sunday, November 27, 2022

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Emy Forselius emerged as a stalwart on defense for the Guilford girls’ lacrosse team during her junior season, helping the Grizzlies add a couple of championships to their collection.

Photo courtesy of Emy Forselius

Forselius Emerges on Defense in Junior Season

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

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James Mahoney led the defensive corps for the Guilford boys’ lacrosse team this year and will serve as a senior captain for the Grizzlies in the 2023 season.

Photo courtesy of James Mahoney

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Sophomore Molly Peterson netted a record of 20-2 as a member of Guilford’s singles lineup this spring, helping the Grizzlies take home the state title for the first time in team history. Photo courtesy of Molly Peterson

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Riley Hickey put together an exceptional freshman season with the Guilford girls’ outdoor track team this spring, contributing to a school-record performance in the 4x800 relay.

Photo courtesy of Riley Hickey

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Ella Munson put together an excellent freshman season for the Guilford softball squad this year, earning All-SCC accolades for Grizzlies’ team that went 19-3. Photo courtesy of Ella Munson

Munson Enjoys Phenomenal Freshman Season

Published June 15, 2022 10:48 a.m.

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Justin Shiffrin served as a captain for Guilford’s cross country and track teams as a senior and ran his way to success with all three programs. Photo courtesy of Justin Shiffrin

Shiffrin Goes the Distance with the Grizzlies

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

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Senior captain Aiden McBrierty had a strong second half for a Guilford baseball team that’s been playing its best baseball down the stretch. Photo courtesy of Aiden McBrierty

McBrierty Finds His Stride Down the Stretch

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

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Freshman Caroline Hergan is making a great debut as a singles player for the Guilford girls’ tennis team in the 2022 spring season. Photo courtesy of Caroline Hergan

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Sophomore Payton Root has 63 goals for a Guilford girls’ lacrosse squad that’s tearing it up in the 2022 spring season. Photo courtesy of Payton Root

Root Grows into a Quality Lacrosse Player

Published May 18, 2022 08:21 a.m.

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Sophomore southpaw Sophia Meade is having a big season on the mound for the Guilford softball team and is also making key contributions at the plate. Photo courtesy of Sophia Meade

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Bryce Meder is delivering both on the hill and with the stick in his sophomore season with the Guilford baseball squad. Photo courtesy of Bryce Meder

Meder Making Key Contributions as a Sophomore

Published May 04, 2022 10:52 a.m.

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Senior captain shortstop Allie Petonito is hitting .440 for a Guilford softball squad that’s off to a 6-2 start to the spring season. Photo courtesy of Allie Petonito

Petonito Sparks the Grizzlies’ Offense

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

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Junior shortstop Carter Williams is swinging a hot bat for the Guilford baseball team through the first few weeks of the 2022 season. Photo courtesy of Carter Williams

Williams Stepping Up to the Plate as a Junior

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

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Lorelei King helped the Guilford girls’ lacrosse team make history last year and is now looking to lead the Grizzlies back to the mountaintop as a senior captain this spring.

Photo courtesy of Lorelei King

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Guilford resident Ryan Fraser recently began his first season as head coach of the Old Saybrook High School varsity baseball squad. Photo courtesy of Ryan Fraser

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Keira Reynolds made a big impact for the Guilford girls’ basketball team as a point guard during her freshman season this winter. Photo courtesy of Keira Reynolds

Reynolds Nets Instant Success as a Freshman

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

The Guilford girls’ basketball team put together a tremendous bounceback season this year after winning just...

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Senior captain Owen Angkatavanich won a state title in saber and then helped the Guilford boys’ fencing squad take first place at the Team State Championships this winter. Photo courtesy of Owen Angkatavanich

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Junior Luke Ste. Marie proved a solid all-around player at the shooting guard position with the Guilford boys’ basketball team this winter. Photo courtesy of Luke Ste. Marie

Ste. Marie Makes Contributions All Over the Court

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

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Junior defender Shane Considine is making a big impact on both sides of the ice as an alternate captain for the Guilford boys’ hockey squad. Photo courtesy of Shane Considine

Considine Thrives on the Back Line

Published March 09, 2022 10:34 a.m.

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Sophomore Clara Gahm posted two championship victories in the 1,000 during her first season with the Guilford girls’ indoor track team. Photo courtesy of Clara Gahm

Gahm Makes a Great Debut on the Track Scene

Published March 03, 2022 11:23 a.m.

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Taylor Smith is leading the Guilford girls’ fencing squad as a junior captain and currently owns a record of 28-6 on the foil circuit. Photo courtesy of Taylor Smith

Smith Knows How to Foil the Opposition

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

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Senior captain AJ Raucci has a record of 20-2 as an épée fencer with the Grizzlies and has also qualified for the Junior Fencing Olympics. Photo courtesy of AJ Raucci

Raucci Sees Success on the Strip

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

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Olivia Hwang has been playing well in goal for the Guilford girls’ ice hockey team as a freshman this winter. Photo courtesy of Olivia Hwang

Hwang’s Standing Strong Between the Pipes

Published Feb. 10, 2022 11:56 a.m.

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Senior goalie Gavyn Litvyn has turned aside 252 shots from the opposition as the starting goalkeeper for Guilford boys’ ice hockey squad this winter. Photo courtesy of Gavyn Litvyn

Litvyn Holding the Fort in Goal

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

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Cassie Ward is giving the Guilford girls’ ice hockey squad valuable minutes at multiple positions as a freshman this season. Photo courtesy of Cassie Ward

Ward Stepping Right In as a Freshman

Published Jan. 27, 2022 12:03 p.m.

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Senior captain Cal Bucci is making solid all-around contributions for a Guilford boys’ basketball squad that has won all seven of its games this season. Photo courtesy of Cal Bucci

Bucci Leads Guilford to Stellar Start

Published Jan. 20, 2022 12:49 p.m.

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Senior captain Brent Strand is off to an excellent start competing in the 182-pound division with the Guilford wrestling team this season. 

Photo courtesy of Brent Strand

Strand Mastering the Mat with the Grizzlies

Published Jan. 13, 2022 12:35 p.m.

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Eddie Barlage made his presence felt with the Guilford football team this season. A senior captain, Eddie earned All-SCC honors and tallied a team-best 68 tackles on the year. Photo courtesy of Eddie Barlage

Barlage Brings Home All-SCC Honors for Grizzlies

Published Jan. 06, 2022 03:02 p.m.

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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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Lauren Cunneen sat out her junior year with Guilford girls’ hoops, but feels excited about returning to the court as a senior this winter. Photo courtesy of Lauren Cunneen

Cunneen’s Eager to Get Back on the Court

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

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