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Sports • Published April 19, 2021 09:32 a.m.

Valley Lacrosse Squads Grab First Wins; Tennis Teams Continue Early Success

Boys’ LacrosseThe Valley Regional boys’ lacrosse squad continued its strong start to the season with a win last week. With the victory, the Warriors’...

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Sports • Published April 19, 2021 09:31 a.m.

Valley Baseball Featuring Mix of Youth and Veterans

The Valley Regional baseball squad earned its first win of the 2021 season last week. It has been nearly two years since the Warriors took the field, and Head Coach Brian Drinkard’s squad...

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Sports • Published April 19, 2021 09:29 a.m.

Saybrook Softball Looking Solid with New Coaching Staff

The Old Saybrook softball squad opened its season last week taking the field for the first time since 2019 with games against Old Lyme and Hale-Ray . With a split of the two contests, first-year...

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Sports • Published April 19, 2021 04:27 a.m.

Westbrook’s Tennis Squads Continue Strong Starts

Girls’ TennisThe Westbrook girls’ tennis team added to their positive momentum with some more wins on the slate last week. Westbrook picked up two victories,...

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Sports • Published April 19, 2021 04:25 a.m.

Rams’ Girls’ Lacrosse Tallies Two Wins; Baseball Splits a Pair of Games

Girls’ LacrosseThe Old Saybrook girls’ lacrosse squad played its first two games of the 2021 season last week.On April 13, Old Saybrook headed to North ...

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Sports • Published April 19, 2021 04:23 a.m.

Morgan’s Girls’ Lacrosse and Baseball Teams Notch First Victories

Girls’ LacrosseThe Morgan girls’ lacrosse team opened its 2021 campaign on a tear with a couple of wins., giving the Huskies a 2-0 record to start out the...

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

H-K Softball Goes to 3-0 with a Pair of Wins; Baseball Squad Also Notches Two Victories

SoftballThe Haddam-Killingworth softball squad improved to 3-0 by winning both of its matchups last week. The Cougars claimed an 11-4 win versus North Branford and a 15-5...

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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 19, 2021 03:54 a.m.

Guilford Girls’ Lacrosse Notches Three Convincing Wins; Girls’ Track Takes Season Opener

Girls’ LacrosseThe Guilford girls’ lacrosse team raised its record to 4-0 after earning three convincing wins last week. The Grizzlies defeated North Haven,...

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Sports • Published April 19, 2021 03:46 a.m.

T-Birds’ Boys’ Lacrosse Posts Two Road Wins; Softball Defeats East Hampton, 17-0

Boys’ LacrosseThe North Branford boys’ lacrosse team improved to 2-1 on the year after earning a pair of road victories last week. The Thunderbirds defeated...

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Sports • Published April 19, 2021 03:46 a.m.

Branford’s Baseball and Softball Teams Notch First Victories

BaseballThe Branford baseball team picked up its first victory of the season by earning a 3-2 walk-off win versus North Haven last week. The Hornets also took losses to...

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Sports • Published April 19, 2021 03:21 a.m.

North Haven Boys’ Track Starts Off with a Win; Boys’ Lacrosse Gets First Victory with Greco

Boys’ Outdoor TrackThe North Haven boys’ outdoor track team started up its season by competing against Sheehan in a road meet on April 17. North Haven won the ...

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Sports • Published April 19, 2021 03:19 a.m.

North Haven Softball Wins Thriller in Season Opener

Following a two-year wait to take the field, the North Haven softball team returned to the diamond last week and posted a dramatic victory in its 2021 season opener. On April 13, North Haven...

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Sports • Published April 19, 2021 03:05 a.m.

East Haven Softball Posts a Pair of Wins; Boys’ Golf, Girls’ Track Start Off Strong

SoftballThe East Haven softball team played two games last week and came away with two wins to improve to 3-0 in the 2021 season. The Yellowjackets claimed an extra-inning...

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Sports • Published April 18, 2021 11:30 p.m.

North Branford Playing Solid Ball Early On

With baseball back on the diamond in North Branford, the Thunderbirds entered the 2021 season featuring a fairly young roster that’s filled with underclassmen who are ready to make a...

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Sports • Published April 18, 2021 10:37 p.m.

East Haven Starts Season with 8-5 Win Over Branford

After seeing the 2020 season get canceled, the East Haven baseball team entered the 2021 campaign with just one player who had any varsity experience on its roster. With a young club on the field, ...

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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 18, 2021 01:16 p.m.

Guilford Baseball Starting New Era with Coach Merullo

After spending a year away from the game due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Guilford baseball team is back and ready for action in the 2021 season. As the Grizzlies take the field, they are doing...

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Local News • Published April 17, 2021 09:47 a.m.

Branford Point Dock Repair Start Delayed, Town Holds Contractor to Original Completion Date

With a new start date of May 3, work to repair and replace the seawall and sections of timber at Branford Point's Town dock will begin a month later than originally planned, but the Town will...

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Local News • Published April 16, 2021 08:06 p.m.

Recovery Fund Set Up for Branford Business Owner Shot by Active Shooter

A recovery assistance fundraiser has been set up for the Branford business owner who sustained a gunshot wound during the April 13 active shooter incident on Main Street. Organizer Sarah...

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Local News • Published April 16, 2021 02:19 p.m.

Join in on North Haven’s First-Ever Town-Wide Cleanup on April 17

For the second straight year, the North Haven Conservation Commission (NHCC) annual Earth Day event could not be held due to COVID-19. While the community event with its exhibits and...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published April 15, 2021 12:10 p.m.

Furino Sees a Fine Finish to His Yellowjackets’ Basketball Career

After stepping on the court in 4th grade, Nick Furino has spent the better half of the last decade playing basketball in East Haven. By the time he was a senior, Nick had become a captain who led...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published April 15, 2021 12:10 p.m.

Rueckert Running Her Way to Success at Old Saybrook

Avery Rueckert is only a sophomore at Old Saybrook High School, but she’s already making a significant impact as a member of the girls’ track program. Avery competes in a variety of...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published April 15, 2021 12:10 p.m.

Lewis Made a Great Call to Start Swimming

Raymond Lewis came to North Haven High School with plans of playing soccer. However, after receiving some encouragement from a few friends, he decided to also join the boys’ swimming and...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published April 15, 2021 12:10 p.m.

Arnum’s a Shoreline Star on the Court

Jeremy Arnum has shown himself to be one of the top players in the Shoreline Conference during the early stages of his career with the Valley Regional boys’ basketball team. A sophomore...

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