Wednesday, October 21, 2020

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Sports • Published Oct. 19, 2020 02:57 p.m.

Miles for McGuirk 5K

Branford High School is hosting the inaugural Miles for McGuirk Virtual 5K on Sunday, Oct. 25 to benefit former Hornets’ field hockey head coach Cathy McGuirk. McGuirk was recently...

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Sports • Published Oct. 19, 2020 11:04 a.m.

Westbrook Takes Two in Early Turnaround to Season

The Westbrook field hockey team got off to a slow start this season, but has recently turned it around. The Knights recorded a pair of wins last week to improve their record to 2-2-1 on the season....

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Sports • Published Oct. 19, 2020 05:12 a.m.

Rams’ Field Hockey Splits Week; Both Soccer Squads Notch Victories

Field HockeyThe Rams had a pair of matches last week and ended up with a split between the two games. With these results, Old Saybrook’s record moved to 4-1 on the...

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Sports • Published Oct. 19, 2020 05:08 a.m.

Huskies’ Clubs Score Wins Across the Board

Boys’ SoccerThe Morgan boys’ soccer team played a pair back-to-back games this week and grabbed wins in both contests. The victories improved the...

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Sports • Published Oct. 19, 2020 05:02 a.m.

Westbrook Boys’ Soccer Grabs First Win; Girls Take Loss to Morgan

Boys’ SoccerThe Westbrook boys’ soccer team played two matches and split their decisions last week. With these results, the Knights’ record moved to 1-...

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Sports • Published Oct. 19, 2020 04:50 a.m.

Valley Volleyball Stays Undefeated; Field Hockey Loses to Old Saybrook

Girls’ VolleyballThe Valley regional girls’ volleyball team played a pair of matches last week and came away from those contests with its undefeated record in ...

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Sports • Published Oct. 19, 2020 04:47 a.m.

Warriors Take First Defeat, Bounce Back with a Win

The Valley Regional boys’ soccer squad is approaching the halfway point of the season, and the Warriors are shaping up to be one of the top teams in the Shoreline Conference. After last...

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Sports • Published Oct. 19, 2020 04:29 a.m.

Hornets’ Field Hockey Takes Two; Girls’ Soccer Gets Another Shutout

Field HockeyThe Branford field hockey team improved its record to 3-2 on the season after scoring a pair of home victories last week. The Hornets defeated Sheehan by a 4-1...

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Sports • Published Oct. 19, 2020 04:09 a.m.

North Haven Boys’ Soccer Earns First Wins Via Shutout; Bergin Sets School Record in 500 Freestyle

Boys’ SoccerThe North Haven boys’ soccer squad earned its first two wins of the year by posting shutouts against both Whitney Tech and Sheehan in two recent...

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Sports • Published Oct. 19, 2020 04:02 a.m.

North Haven Volleyball Notches a Pair of Sweeps

The North Haven girls’ volleyball team put forth a couple of excellent performances on its home floor last week. Head Coach Brianna Kleckner’s squad recorded sweeps against both...

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Sports • Published Oct. 19, 2020 01:47 a.m.

Branford Boys’ Soccer Grateful to be Playing Games

The Branford boys’ soccer team is playing a game of catchup this fall, although you wouldn’t think so based on the way the Hornets are performing during the early goings of their...

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Sports • Published Oct. 19, 2020 12:16 a.m.

North Branford Field Hockey Posts One-Goal Win; Girls’ Soccer Earns First Victory

Field HockeyThe North Branford field hockey team continued its winning ways by defeating Old Saybrook in its lone game of the week. The Thunderbirds hosted Old Saybrook on...

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Sports • Published Oct. 18, 2020 11:17 p.m.

East Haven Girls’ Soccer Defeats Wilbur Cross; Girls’ Volleyball Loses to Guilford

Girls’ SoccerThe East Haven girls’ soccer squad hit the pitch to play two road games last week and came away with a split of the set. The Yellowjackets took a ...

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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. 18, 2020 09:51 p.m.

Hand Girls’ Soccer Posts Shutout; Field Hockey Gains a Split

Girls’ SoccerThe Hand girls’ soccer squad defeated East Haven in its lone game of the week to improve to 2-1-1 this year. On Oct. 14, the Tigers hosted East...

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Sports • Published Oct. 18, 2020 08:43 p.m.

Guilford Girls’ Volleyball Goes to 6-0; Other Teams Also See Big Weeks

Girls’ VolleyballThe Guilford girls’ volleyball team continued its perfect start to the season by recording 3-0 victories over East Haven and Branford this...

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Sports • Published Oct. 18, 2020 07:56 p.m.

Tigers Playing 7-on-7 Football, Notch Win Over Branford

Head Coach Steve Filippone didn’t think that the Daniel Hand High School football team would be playing 7-on-7 non-tackle football this fall. However, with the Connecticut Interscholastic...

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Sports • Published Oct. 18, 2020 07:43 p.m.

Guilford Playing in 7-on-7 Football League, Wins First Two Games

It isn’t what any player or coach expected to happen at the beginning of the year, but after the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) canceled the traditional football...

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Sports • Published Oct. 18, 2020 07:18 p.m.

Papantonio Pleased with the Easties’ Resilience

Heading into the 2020 season, the East Haven boys’ soccer team hadn’t won a Southern Connecticut Conference game since 2015. However, the Yellowjackets put an end to that drought by...

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

Westbrook Dance Academy Irish Step Students Place At Harvest Feis

On Sept. 26, four members of the Mulkerin School of Irish dance classes at Westbrook Dance Academy (WDA)—Avery Bragg of Clinton, Audrey Bragg of Clinton, Olivia Hartmann of Clinton, Neilly...

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Sports • Published Oct. 15, 2020 02:59 p.m.

Catching Tautog Takes Location, Presentation, and Touch

For the past several weeks, there has been a noticeable scarcity of crabs along the shoreline. As if blustery weather conditions, the effects of this pandemic, or a shortage of sandworms...

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Sports • Published Oct. 12, 2020 03:35 p.m.

T-Birds Seeing What Fits in First Year with New Coach

The North Branford girls’ soccer team is still finding its footing this fall as the Thunderbirds search for their first win. This past week, North Branford dropped both of its contests by...

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Sports • Published Oct. 12, 2020 10:57 a.m.

Several Warriors’ Teams See Much Success During Second Week

Boys’ SoccerThe Valley Regional boys’ soccer team continued its hot start with a pair of victories in last week’s action. The Warriors’ wins...

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Sports • Published Oct. 12, 2020 08:59 a.m.

Huskies’ Girls’ Soccer Notches a Win and a Draw; Field Hockey Drops Two Contests

Girls’ SoccerThe Morgan girls’ soccer team had two games on its schedule last week and scored a win and a tie. With these results, the Huskies’ record...

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