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Killingworth Sports

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. 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 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. 02, 2021 02:43 p.m.

H-K Boys’ Soccer Flipped the Script on the Pitch

One of the most interesting local stories of 2020 came from Haddam- Killingworth High School, where the H-K boys’ soccer squad staked its claim to the Shoreline Conference title—just ...

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Sports • Published Dec. 28, 2020 12:59 a.m.

2020 Killingworth Sports Year in Review

It was a big year for Killingworth sports in 2020 with several Haddam-Killingworth squads taking home some hardware. The boys’ indoor track team defended its Shoreline title during the...

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Sports • Published Dec. 28, 2020 12:58 a.m.

2020: A Look at the Twists and Turns of Local Sports

2020 was truly a year like no other, and life in the sports world was certainly no exception. Both close to home and around the world, the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic had a huge impact on...

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Sports • Published Dec. 24, 2020 08:56 p.m.

Bodak Paces Her Way to Great Career

Meara Bodak will always remember all of those early morning bus rides that she took with her teammates as a member of the Haddam-Killingworth girls’ cross country squad. Meara will also...

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Sports • Published Dec. 14, 2020 02:47 a.m.

Cougars Were the Class of Their Conference This Fall

The Haddam-Killingworth girls’ volleyball squad wasn’t able to compete on its home floor as the team played its way through the COVID-19 pandemic this fall. However, the Cougars were ...

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Sports • Published Dec. 10, 2020 12:56 p.m.

Commerford Makes Huge Contributions to Cougars’ Resurgence

The Haddam-Killingworth girls’ soccer team enjoyed another memorable season by winning its second-straight Shoreline Conference championship in 2020. One of the primary seasons behind the...

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Sports • Published Nov. 29, 2020 04:56 p.m.

Luther Twins Dedicated to Athletic and Academic Excellence

Ryan Luther and Sam Luther have been playing sports together for most of their lives. In their junior year of high school, the twin brothers decided to give football a shot at Haddam-Killingworth...

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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 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. 15, 2020 05:19 p.m.

H-K Volleyball Claims Conference Crown, Goes 13-0

The Haddam-Killingworth girls’ volleyball team had some major expectations entering the 2020 season. H-K exceeded those expectations and then some by piecing together an undefeated season...

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Sports • Published Nov. 15, 2020 12:20 a.m.

H-K’s Soccer Squads Advance to Shoreline Finals

Girls’ SoccerThe Haddam-Killingworth girls’ soccer squad advanced to the Shoreline Conference Tournament final after winning its first two games of the...

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Sports • Published Nov. 09, 2020 04:23 p.m.

H-K’s Soccer Squads Finish Regular Season Strong

Girls’ SoccerThe Haddam-Killingworth girls’ soccer team finished the regular season at 6-2-1 after coming away from the final week with a win, a loss, and a...

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Sports • Published Nov. 09, 2020 03:46 a.m.

CIAC Delays Start of Winter Sports

While teams and leagues try to complete the fall season, the chances of playing high school sports during the winter remain in question as we head deeper into November.On Nov. 5, the...

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Sports • Published Nov. 08, 2020 09:54 p.m.

H-K Girls’ Volleyball Puts Bow on 10-0 Regular Season

After advancing to the Class M State Tournament semifinals last year, the Haddam-Killingworth girls’ volleyball team wanted to have another big season during the fall of 2020. Mission...

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Sports • Published Nov. 08, 2020 04:50 p.m.

H-K Boys Claim 7th-Straight Shoreline Title, Girls Earn Runner-up Honors

The Haddam-Killingworth cross country program continued its tradition of excellence when the Cougars competed at the Shoreline Conference Championships on Nov. 6. The H-K boys’ team claimed ...

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Sports • Published Nov. 02, 2020 02:40 a.m.

H-K Girls’ Volleyball Moves to 8-0; Girls’ Soccer Takes First Loss

Girls’ VolleyballThe Haddam-Killingworth girls’ volleyball team raised its record to 8-0 on the season after posting a pair of recent road victories. The...

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Sports • Published Oct. 31, 2020 06:45 p.m.

Cougars Turning the Beat Around in 2020

The Haddam-Killingworth boys’ soccer team finished with a record of 2-14 in 2019, but those struggles make what the Cougars are accomplishing with first-year Head Coach Mike Mead this fall...

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Sports • Published Oct. 26, 2020 04:21 a.m.

H-K Girls’ Soccer Wins Big Against Westbrook; Volleyball Sweeps East Hampton

Girls’ SoccerThe Haddam-Killingworth girls’ soccer team hosted Westbrook for a Shoreline Conference matchup on Oct. 22. H-K won the game by in convincing...

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Sports • Published Oct. 24, 2020 04:49 p.m.

H-K Cross Country Continues its Remarkable Run

When Matt Diglio took over as head coach of the Haddam-Killingworth cross country program 14 years ago, he didn’t realize that the Cougars were going to achieve such a tremendous level of...

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Sports • Published Oct. 18, 2020 10:27 p.m.

H-K Girls’ Soccer, Volleyball Continue Winning Ways

Girls’ SoccerThe Haddam-Killingworth girls’ soccer squad boosted its record to 4-0 by posting a home victory against Coginchaug last week. On Oct. 14, the...

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Sports • Published Oct. 16, 2020 02:23 p.m.

Shoreline Golf Society Hands Out Two Championships

The Shoreline Golf Society (SGS) crowned a couple of champions at Fox Hopyard Golf Club in East Haddam on Oct. 11. Bob Gworek of Clinton won the SGS season-long Match Play Championship, while...

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