Friday, January 15, 2021

Sports

Sports • Published Jan. 14, 2021 11:09 a.m.

Biceglia’s a Consummate Leader on the Field

Mariella Biceglia finished her career with the North Haven field hockey squad by earning All-SCC honors during the 2020 fall season. Mariella, who played both midfield and center back, also led...

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Sports • Published Jan. 14, 2021 11:09 a.m.

Water Activity is Happening Earlier Than Usual

As the right whales continue to migrate south amidst published navigational warnings of their location so vessels won’t impede or endanger their progress, fishers are enjoying another...

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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 02:26 p.m.

Guilford Girls’ Hockey Wishing for a Way to Play

As it stands right now, the 2021 high school winter sports season is scheduled to begin with practices on Tuesday, Jan. 19. Head Coach Rick Binkowski and the athletes on the Guilford girls’ ...

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Sports • Published Jan. 09, 2021 12:52 p.m.

Hornets Hoping to Hit the Court This Winter

Head Coach Rob Manghnani and the athletes on the Branford girls’ basketball team are wishing for an opportunity compete this winter. As they await final word from the CIAC on the 2021...

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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. 08, 2021 10:04 p.m.

East Haven U-10 Fall Ball Team Wins League Title

A group of 16 youngsters from East Haven got an opportunity to compete for the town’s 10-U fall baseball team last year. East Haven posted a record of 9-1 on the season and capped off the...

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Sports • Published Jan. 07, 2021 12:50 p.m.

Cannon Makes a Great Debut on the Trails

North Haven resident recently Julia Cannon finished her first season competing for the cross country team at Sacred Heart Academy (SHA) as a sophomore. While this was only her first season in the...

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Sports • Published Jan. 07, 2021 12:50 p.m.

Fishing Through the Challenges of 2020

The year 2020 started like any other as anglers wondered whether open-water fishing would prevail or enough ice would build to flip flags on their tipups. December had offered a few tentative days ...

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Sports • Published Jan. 04, 2021 01:19 p.m.

Branford Boys’ Soccer Sees Success in Unusual Season

The Branford boys’ soccer team was forced to both start and finish its 2020 season in quarantine. However, despite all the challenges brought forth by COVID-19, the Hornets still had a...

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Sports • Published Jan. 04, 2021 11:40 a.m.

Warriors Holding Out Hope for Winter Season

The Valley Regional boys’ basketball team is eager to get back onto the court in 2021 after posting a record of 17-5 last year. The Warriors competed in the Shoreline Conference Tournament...

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Sports • Published Jan. 04, 2021 11:08 a.m.

Westbrook Waiting, Wishing for Winter Season

The Westbrook girls’ basketball squad is still in a holding pattern as it waits for the beginning of the winter season. The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) delayed...

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Sports • Published Jan. 03, 2021 02:36 p.m.

Guilford Girls’ Soccer Battles Past the Uncertainties for Excellent Campaign

Regina Sullivan faced a pretty big challenge in her first year as head coach of the Guilford girls’ soccer program. The COVID-19 pandemic was plaguing the United States, and there was a...

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Sports • Published Jan. 02, 2021 10:55 p.m.

East Haven Hall of Fame Selects Seven New Members for Induction

The East Haven High School (EHHS) Alumni Association Hall of Fame has selected seven new members for induction as part of its Class of 2020. The Hall of Fame was scheduled to hold its annual...

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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 09:10 a.m.

2020 Clinton Sports Year in Review

There were some notable stories for Clinton sports during a tumultuous 2020. Morgan’s basketball teams impressed the Shoreline Conference, while Louis Bradley had an outstanding year on the ...

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Sports • Published Dec. 28, 2020 09:10 a.m.

2020 Westbrook Sports Year in Review

There were several positive outcomes for Westbrook sports in 2020. The Westbrook boys’ basketball team saw marked improvement during the winter, while Lauren Horne wrapped up a stellar...

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Sports • Published Dec. 28, 2020 09:08 a.m.

2020 Old Saybrook Sports Year in Review

There were plenty of success stories for Old Saybrook athletics in 2020. The girls’ indoor track squad claimed its fourth-consecutive Shoreline title during the winter, while the field...

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Sports • Published Dec. 28, 2020 09:07 a.m.

2020 Valley Sports Year in Review

There were several success stories among various Valley sports in 2020. The Valley Regional boys’ basketball team reeled off 15-straight wins during the regular season, while the gymnastics ...

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

2020 Madison Sports Year in Review

There were championships to go around in Madison as the teams at Daniel Hand High School enjoyed a plethora of success in this year. The winter season featured state titles from the cheerleading...

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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 12:59 a.m.

2020 Guilford Sports Year in Review

There were plenty of titles to be won for Guilford in 2020. The winter season featured a state title by girls’ fencing and a conference crown from girls’ ice hockey, while several...

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

2020 North Branford Sports Year in Review

There were some interesting stories in North Branford sports this year. The Thunderbirds’ field hockey team added another chapter to its dynasty during the fall, while Mackenzie Glenn...

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

2020 East Haven Sports Year in Review

There were several East Haven teams that took the next step in 2020. The East Haven wrestling team had a landmark campaign during the winter, while the boys’ soccer squad was one of the...

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

2020 Branford Sports Year in Review

There were a few championships to be had for Branford in 2020. The Branford dance team continued its winning tradition at states, while the boys’ ice hockey squad defended its conference...

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