Wednesday, October 21, 2020

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East Haven Courier

Senior lineman Kristjan Fonacier stands to be a three-year varsity starter with the East Haven football team if the Yellowjackets have a season in the spring. Kristjan is set to play right guard and will also line up on the defensive side of the ball.

Photo courtesy of Kristjan Fonacier

Fonacier Finds Family With East Haven Football

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

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North Haven Courier

Senior Chase DiCarlo has proved a reliable placekicker for the North Haven football team throughout the past three seasons. Photo courtesy of Chase DiCarlo

Harbor News

Center midfielder Zach Zanzalari wore the captain’s hat for the Knights as a junior and is reprising his role as a captain during his senior season this fall.

Photo courtesy of Zach Zanzalari

Zanzalari Brings Grit to the Pitch

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

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Valley Courier

Patrice Nelson is holding multiple roles with the Valley Regional girls’ volleyball team this fall. Patrice is the varsity assistant coach, but she also has been fostering development for the Warriors’ freshman team. Photo courtesy of Patrice Nelson

Nelson Ready to Write New Chapter at Valley

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

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The Sound

Lenora Longway has transitioned to defense to start her junior season with the Branford field hockey team, but will play multiple other positions throughout the year based on the Hornets’ needs. Photo courtesy of Lenora Longway

Longway Brings Versatility to the Hornets

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

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Guilford Courier

Sophomore Grace Young is enjoying success during the early stages of her career with the Guilford girls’ swimming and diving squad. Photo courtesy of Grace Young

Young Swimming to Success as a Sophomore

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

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The Source

Junior Lucas Vest is helping to facilitate the offense on the Hand boys’ soccer team as a center midfielder for the Tigers. Photo courtesy of Lucas Vest

Vest is Vital in the Tigers’ Midfield

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

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East Haven Courier

Two-way lineman Gunner Horton was named one of the captains for the East Haven football team in his senior year. Gunner also competes for the Yellowjackets’ wrestling squad. Photo courtesy of Gunner Horton

Horton Carves Out Nice Career as a Lineman

Published Oct. 08, 2020 12:56 p.m.

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North Haven Courier

Anthony Vigliotto plays on both the offensive and defensive line for the North Haven football squad. Anthony earned a spot as a senior captain thanks to his dedication to the program, along with becoming a stronger and more savvy player. Photo courtesy of Anthony Vigliotto

Vigliotto Maneuvers His Way into Leading Role

Published Oct. 08, 2020 12:56 p.m.

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Harbor News

Kayla Holt is eager to lead the Old Saybrook field hockey team as one of its senior captains this fall. Kayla is also a captain for the Old Saybrook girls’ basketball team.

Photo courtesy of Kayla Holt

Holt’s a Fixture on the Field Hockey Turf

Published Oct. 08, 2020 12:56 p.m.

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Valley Courier

Senior Ryan Silva recently moved up to the attack for the Valley Regional boys’ soccer team and showed that he feels right at home at the forward position. Photo courtesy of Ryan Silva

Silva’s Moving Forward for the Warriors

Published Oct. 08, 2020 12:56 p.m.

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The Sound

Carolyn Heffernan has found her niche as a distance runner and is looking forward to a productive sophomore season with the North Branford girls’ cross country team. Photo courtesy of Carolyn Heffernan

Heffernan’s Forging a Path at North Branford

Published Oct. 08, 2020 12:56 p.m.

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Guilford Courier

Senior Ella Kagan is looking forward to leading the defensive corps for the Guilford field hockey team during the 2020 season. Photo courtesy of Ella Kagan

The Source

Senior Daniel LaRosa, a linebacker for the H-K football team, is hoping for one more chance to take the gridiron before he graduates. Photo courtesy of Daniel LaRosa

LaRosa Loves Suiting Up for the Cougars

Published Oct. 08, 2020 12:56 p.m.

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East Haven Courier

Emily Mazzucco is eager to begin her junior season as a stalwart on defense for the East Haven girls’ soccer team. Photo courtesy of Emily Mazzucco

Mazzucco Brings Her Best Effort on Defense

Published Oct. 01, 2020 02:27 p.m.

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North Haven Courier

Carly Fresher is looking forward to leading the North Haven girls’ soccer team as a senior captain this fall. Carly was also named a captain for the North Haven girls’ basketball squad. Photo courtesy of Carly Fresher

Fresher Succeeds in All Arenas

Published Oct. 01, 2020 02:27 p.m.

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Valley Courier

Lauren Wiegman is taking the reins as a senior captain for the Valley Regional field hockey team this season. Lauren can play multiple positions, but will most likely be up front on the attack with the Warriors. Photo courtesy of Lauren Wiegman

Wiegman Ready for Different Kind of Season

Published Oct. 01, 2020 02:27 p.m.

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Harbor News

Senior captain Anthony Glorioso has made his mark on both sides of the ball as a member of the Old Saybrook-Westbrook football squad. Photo courtesy of Anthony Glorioso

Glorioso Brings Versatility to the Rams

Published Oct. 01, 2020 02:27 p.m.

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The Sound

Branford’s Zach Vandale is putting together a nice career as baseball and ice hockey player. Zach is currently a senior at Choate Rosemary Hall. Photo courtesy of Zach Vandale

Vandale Shines on the Diamond and the Ice

Published Oct. 01, 2020 02:27 p.m.

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Guilford Courier

Senior midfielder Evan Lemon is excited for the opportunity to play his senior season with the Guilford boys’ soccer squad this fall. Photo courtesy of Evan Lemon

Lemon Creates Great Opportunities for Guilford

Published Oct. 01, 2020 02:27 p.m.

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The Source

Senior Jack Wildermann leads the Hand boys’ soccer squad by example, while contributing for the Tigers in a variety of ways on the field. Photo courtesy of Jack Wildermann

Wildermann Lets His Actions Do the Talking

Published Oct. 01, 2020 02:27 p.m.

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East Haven Courier

Gianmarco Presiado is a lifelong soccer fan who is looking forward to a productive senior season with the Yellowjackets. Photo courtesy of Gianmarco Presiado

Presiado Finds His Passion on the Pitch

Published Sep. 24, 2020 01:55 p.m.

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North Haven Courier

Ally Vollero notched mark of 20-3 in her freshman season with the North Haven girls’ tennis team. Now a junior, Ally is penciled in to move up from No. 2 singles to No. 1 singles next spring. Photo courtesy of Ally Vollero

Vollero Nets Success at North Haven

Published Sep. 24, 2020 01:55 p.m.

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Valley Courier

Senior Jeremy Rand became a leader in the weight room for the Valley Regional-Old Lyme football team during the offseason. Jeremy plays left guard and outside linebacker for the Warriors. Photo courtesy of Jeremy Rand

The Sound

Junior defender Katie Laska is an emerging leader for the field hockey team at Branford High School. Photo courtesy of Katie Laska

Laska Ready to Lead Through Actions and Words

Published Sep. 24, 2020 01:54 p.m.

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Harbor News

Declan Christopher had a successful summer competing for the Clinton Huskies 16-U baseball team. Declan also plays baseball at Haddam-Killingworth High School, where he is a junior. Photo courtesy of Declan Christopher

Christopher Loves Everything About Baseball

Published Sep. 24, 2020 01:54 p.m.

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Guilford Courier

Madden Cunningham played a key role in the Guilford field hockey team’s dream season in 2019. Now a senior captain, Madden wants Guilford to experience more success in 2020. Photo courtesy of Madden Cunningham

The Source

Declan Christopher had a successful summer competing for the Clinton Huskies 16-U baseball team. Declan also plays baseball at Haddam-Killingworth High School, where he is a junior. Photo courtesy of Declan Christopher

Christopher Loves Everything About Baseball

Published Sep. 24, 2020 01:54 p.m.

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East Haven Courier

Senior captain Angelina Munoz has been the starting goalkeeper for the East Haven girls’ soccer squad since her freshman year of high school. She also plays for the girls’ basketball team. Photo courtesy of Angelina Munoz

Munoz Nets Success with the Easties

Published Sep. 17, 2020 01:19 p.m.

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North Haven Courier

Junior Taya Laborde has made history as a member of the North Haven girls’ swimming and diving squad during the first half of her high school career. Photo courtesy of Taya Laborde

Laborde Adores Swimming for North Haven

Published Sep. 17, 2020 01:19 p.m.

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