Monday, April 19, 2021

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Sports • Published April 19, 2021 04:11 a.m.

Hand Baseball Sees Big Week on the Field; Tennis Teams, Girls’ Lacrosse Earn Multiple Wins

BaseballThe Hand baseball team continued its strong start to the 2021 season by claiming three recent victories to put its record at 4-0 on the year. The Tigers earned wins ...

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Sports • Published April 18, 2021 01:16 p.m.

Tigers Hit the Diamond with Eichler

The Hand softball team is three games into the 2021 season, and the Tigers couldn’t feel more excited about competing after missing all of 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. As the Tigers...

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Sports • Published April 11, 2021 11:53 p.m.

Hand Baseball Wins Big in First Game; Boys’ Lacrosse, Tennis Also Prevail

BaseballThe Hand baseball team started off its season by earning a resounding victory versus Wilbur Cross last week. On April 10, the Tigers hosted the Governors and won...

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Sports • Published April 04, 2021 05:25 p.m.

Hand Boys’ Hoops Produces Solid Season Amidst Challenges

The Hand boys’ basketball team put together one of its strongest years in recent memory during the 2021 campaign, but it wasn’t without its fair share of challenges. In the end, the...

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Sports • Published March 28, 2021 07:22 p.m.

Hand’s Fencing Squads Claim Conference Crowns

The Hand fencing program has been the embodiment of consistency throughout the past several years. In 2021, Tigers once again proved the cream of the crop on the local fencing circuit.The...

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Sports • Published March 28, 2021 07:17 p.m.

Hand Gymnastics Takes 2nd Place at SCCs; Basketball Teams Loses in Conference Semis

GymnasticsThe Hand gymnastics team finished in second for the SCC Virtual Championship meet that ran from March 20 to 26. The five teams in the conference competed...

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Sports • Published March 22, 2021 01:06 a.m.

Hand Boys’ Hoops Advances to SCC Semis; Boys’ Hockey Withdraws from Tournament Due to Quarantine

Boys’ BasketballAfter splitting its last two games of the regular season, the Hand boys’ basketball team notched a victory versus Cheshire in the first round...

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Sports • Published March 20, 2021 09:52 p.m.

Becker Lands Dream Job as Head Coach of Hand Football

Erik Becker fondly remembers speaking with Steve Filippone when he was a middle schooler who was preparing to put on a helmet and pads for the Hand football program. Filippone, who was...

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Sports • Published March 20, 2021 08:52 p.m.

Tigers Roar to a Convincing Win in SCC Quarterfinals

The Hand girls’ basketball team opened up the SCC Division I Tournament by picking up right where it had left off following the conclusion of the regular season. After winning 11 games...

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Sports • Published March 15, 2021 03:57 a.m.

Hand Boys’ Hoops Wins Four Games in Busy Week; Girls’ Hoops Rolling at 10-1

Boys’ BasketballThe Hand boys’ basketball team had a busy stretch with five games on its schedule last week. The Tigers came away from the slate with four...

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Sports • Published March 15, 2021 03:35 a.m.

Tigers Pooling Their Resources in 2021

Every member of the Hand boys’ swimming and diving team makes a big difference. With 11 athletes on the roster, Head Coach Christina Forristall knows that the Tigers need to receive...

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Sports • Published March 14, 2021 03:23 p.m.

Tigers Competing Virtually at Their Home Away from Home

The COVID-19 pandemic has foiled the plans of many high school sports teams throughout the state of Connecticut this winter. Just a few weeks ago, it appeared as though the Hand gymnastics team...

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Sports • Published March 14, 2021 02:04 p.m.

CIAC Announces Spring Sports Plan, Potential Summer Series for Football and Wrestling

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) held a Board of Control meeting on March 10 and subsequently made a couple of announcements that will affect how the high school sports...

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Sports • Published March 07, 2021 07:52 p.m.

Hand Girls’ Hoops Posts Two Blowouts; Boys’ Hoops Returns Following Quarantine

Girls’ BasketballThe Hand girls’ basketball team boosted its record to 7-1 after notching a pair of dominating victories last week. The Tigers routed both...

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Sports • Published March 04, 2021 12:32 p.m.

Favre’s Happy Playing Hoops for Hand

Tyler Favre didn’t know exactly what to expect when he transferred from Avon to Hand, but the process of transitioning from one school to another turned out to be a seamless one for Tyler....

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Sports • Published March 01, 2021 04:24 p.m.

Hand Boys’ Hockey Returns with a Win, Goes Back into Quarantine; Boys’ Basketball Also Sees Season Put on Pause

Boys’ Ice HockeyAfter spending a couple of weeks in quarantine, the Hand boys’ hockey team returned to the ice when the Tigers faced Hamden on Feb. 28. Hand claimed...

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Sports • Published March 01, 2021 03:34 a.m.

Tigers' Girls' Hockey Squad Features Mix of Veterans and Prospects

The Hand/Coginchaug/Valley/Haddam-Killingworth (H/C/V/H-K) co-op girls' ice hockey team recently began its third season with Head Coach Eric Roy. The team features 17 athletes from four local high ...

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Sports • Published Feb. 20, 2021 09:35 p.m.

Hand Boys’ Hoops Beats East Haven, Loses Close One to Hillhouse

The Hand boys’ basketball team is striving to steadily improve on the court in pursuit of a successful season this winter. The Tigers have been competitive in every game they’ve...

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Sports • Published Feb. 20, 2021 03:04 p.m.

CIAC Allows Three More Sports for Winter Season; Spring Games Slated to Start April 10

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) made some major announcements regarding the status high school sports in the upcoming weeks. The CIAC added a couple of sports to its...

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Sports • Published Feb. 16, 2021 02:26 p.m.

Hand Boys’ Hockey Sees Season Paused Due to Quarantine

After splitting its first two games of the season, the Hand boys’ ice hockey team received some unfortunate news on Feb. 15. The Tigers were notified that they will have to go into...

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Sports • Published Feb. 15, 2021 01:20 a.m.

Several Tigers' Teams Prevail During First Week of the Season

Boys’ BasketballThe Hand boys’ basketball team split a pair of games in its first two regular-season contests of the year. The Tigers played two close games...

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Sports • Published Feb. 15, 2021 12:01 a.m.

Hand Girls’ Hoops Wins Big Versus Guilford in Season Opener

ollowing a great deal of uncertainty that the 2021 winter season would even take place due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Daniel Hand and Guilford girls' basketball teams finally had a chance to...

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Sports • Published Feb. 08, 2021 01:10 a.m.

Hand Boys’ Hoops Has Great Expectations This Year

Head Coach Jimmy Economopoulos feels confident that great things are in store for the Hand boys’ basketball team during the 2021 season. With an experienced group leading the charge, the...

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Sports • Published Feb. 04, 2021 04:41 p.m.

Rourke’s a Dynamic Force on the Court

Coco Rourke brings an aggressive approach on both the defensive and offensive ends of the court for the Hand girls’ basketball team. A sophomore center, Coco’s forceful bearing on...

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Sports • Published Feb. 01, 2021 03:38 a.m.

Filippone Steps Down from Second Stint as Hand Football Coach

The Daniel Hand football team didn’t get to experience a season last fall, and now the Tigers are also without a head coach. Steve Filippone, who coached the team for 27 seasons, resigned...

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