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Junior captain attacker Jack Dacey recorded 75 goals with 30 assists to earn All-SCC and All-State accolades for the Guilford boys’ lacrosse squad this spring. Photo courtesy of Jack Dacey

Dacey Dominates the Turf as a Top-Tier Scorer

Published July 12, 2019 11:21 a.m.

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Alex Kagan finished with a record of 16-3 while playing the No. 2 singles position for the Guilford boys’ tennis team this spring. Photo courtesy of Alex Kagan

Kagan Courts Success with the Indians

Published July 05, 2019 11:23 a.m.

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Recent graduate Nicolette Spotlow finished her high school career with 236 goals after scoring 64 goals for the SCC-champion Indians this year. Photo courtesy of Nicolette Spotlow

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One year after making it to the Class L doubles final, junior Gianni Esposito saw success on the singles court for the Guilford boys’ tennis team during the 2019 season. Photo courtesy of Gianni Esposito

Esposito Enjoys Playing on the Big Stage

Published June 20, 2019 07:44 p.m.

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In his first year competing at the varsity level, junior Noah Kosh averaged the lowest score on the Guilford golf team during the 2019 season. Photo courtesy of Noah Kosh

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Junior Morgan Mancuso posted a dozen victories while competing out of the No. 2 doubles position for the Guilford girls’ tennis team this spring. Photo courtesy of Morgan Mancuso

Mancuso Gains Mental Strength on the Court

Published June 07, 2019 02:20 a.m.

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Senior captain left fielder Ben Panagoulias guided the Guilford baseball team past a slow start and helped the Indians finish their regular season with a flourish. Photo courtesy of Ben Panagoulias

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Guilford boys’ lacrosse alum Charlie Molloy recently graduated from Keene State College after seeing tremendous success both on the field and in the classroom. Photo courtesy of Charlie Molloy

Molloy Makes His Mark at Keene State

Published May 24, 2019 02:32 a.m.

Charlie Molloy decided that he wanted to solely focus on lacrosse around the halfway mark of his athletic career at...

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Connor Rose got into throwing after he suffered an injury during cross country season as a freshman. Now a senior captain, Connor is a State Championship qualifier in the discus for the Indians. Photo courtesy of Connor Rose

Rose Rises to the Occasion as a Top Thrower

Published May 16, 2019 03:40 p.m.

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Senior attacker Maddie Costantino has netted 24 goals for a Guilford girls’ lacrosse team that’s sporting a record of 10-1 this season. Photo courtesy of Maddie Costantino

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Kush Patel has progressed into an excellent leader in the coxswain position with the Guilford High School crew. This spring, Kush is serving as a senior captain for the Indians. Photo courtesy of Kush Patel

Patel Steers Guilford Crew to Success

Published May 02, 2019 03:16 p.m.

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Junior Maggie Mandel is a key member of the defensive corps for the Guilford girls’ lacrosse team, which has won its first six games of the 2019 season. Photo courtesy of Maggie Mandel

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Shortstop Ava Gladwin is leading the Guilford softball squad as the only senior on the Indians’ roster this season. Photo courtesy of Ava Gladwin

Gladwin Leads the Indians with Passion

Published April 19, 2019 02:46 a.m.

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Despite dealing with some injuries the last few years, junior Tessa Fridell has battled back as a distance runner for the Indians. Tessa took the JV title at SCC cross country meet last fall and recently began her outdoor track season by qualifying for states in the 3,200. Photo courtesy of Tessa Fridell

Fridell Paces Her Way Past the Setbacks

Published April 12, 2019 02:24 a.m.

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Guilford boys’ ice hockey senior captain forward John DeLucia finished his career with 270 points after scoring 34 goals and 36 assists this year and earning SWC/SCC Division II Conference and Division II State Player of the Year honors. Photo courtesy of John DeLucia

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Junior Alex Eveland has a found a home with the Unified Sports program in Guilford, as well as the Indians’ boys’ basketball squad, for which he’s the team manager. 

Photo courtesy of Kristen Eveland

Eveland Brings Great Spirit to the Indians

Published March 31, 2019 05:07 p.m.

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Sophomore Moira Kellaher led Guilford girls’ hoops in steals by averaging five per game during the recent season. Moira played both shooting guard and point guard for the Indians throughout the year. Photo courtesy of Moira Kellaher

Kellaher Has the Skills to Get Steals

Published March 21, 2019 04:12 p.m.

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Julia Durso competed on behalf of Guilford gymnastics as a senior this season. Julia performed a solid floor routine at the SCC Championship on her way to placing 16th in the all-around at the meet. Photo courtesy of Julia Durso

Durso Finds Her Form on the Floor

Published March 14, 2019 02:03 p.m.

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Senior Raya Signore represented Guilford gymnastics with pride this season, while recording several solid performances along the way. Photo courtesy of Raya Signore

Signore Vaults into High School Gymnastics

Published March 07, 2019 01:21 p.m.

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Mark Chapman earned All-Conference and All-State honors on the offensive line for the Indians as a sophomore. Mark became the first Guilford football player to make the All-State Team in more than a decade. Photo courtesy of Pascal Zephirin

Chapman Blocks His Way to All-State Honors

Published Feb. 28, 2019 09:05 p.m.

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Senior center Jake Watrous has been a huge contributor for the Guilford boys’ ice hockey team this winter. Jake has 15 goals with 21 assists for the 13-5 Indians. Photo courtesy of Jake Watrous

Watrous’s Weight Room Reps Pump Up the Indians

Published Feb. 21, 2019 11:12 a.m.

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Guilford girls’ soccer alum Andrea Basilicato helped the women’s soccer team at the University of Bridgeport win the NCAA Division II national championship last fall. Andrea netted six goals on the season as a sophomore forward for the Purple Knights. Photo courtesy of Andrea Basilicato

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Senior captain Oscar Scott wants to finish his career with Guilford fencing by helping the Indians maintain their perch at the top of the state ranks. Photo courtesy of Oscar Scott

Scott Shows Skills and Savvy on the Strip

Published Feb. 07, 2019 03:59 a.m.

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Former Sheehan basketball player and current Holy Cross sophomore Sam DeMaio is in his second season as a volunteer assistant coach for the Guilford boys’ basketball squad with his father and Head Coach Jeff DeMaio. Photo courtesy of Sam DeMaio

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Junior Lily Mackey is making huge contributions to the Guilford girls’ ice hockey squad as a winger for the Indians. Photo courtesy of Lily Mackey

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Keldon LaRose notched his 100th career victory with the Guilford wrestling team this year. A senior captain, Keldon is looking to lead the Indians to another successful showing in the postseason. Photo courtesy of Keldon LaRose

LaRose Makes an Impact on the Mat and Beyond

Published Jan. 17, 2019 04:21 a.m.

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Senior captain Andrew Orce is making steady improvements as a versatile swimmer for the Branford-Guilford boys’ swimming and diving team this season.

Photo courtesy of Andrew Orce

Orce Making the Most of His Second Lap

Published Jan. 10, 2019 01:18 a.m.

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After swimming on the 200 freestyle relay at states last year, senior captain Noah Horton is once again competing in the freestyle events for the Branford-Guilford boys’ swimming and diving team this season, in addition to contributing in the 100 butterfly.

Photo courtesy of Noah Horton

Horton Swimming Upstream as a Senior Captain

Published Jan. 03, 2019 01:32 a.m.

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In only his second season as a member of the Guilford boys’ cross country team, Ben Crair was named a captain for the Indians and helped guide them to their 10th division title since the 2008 campaign. Photo courtesy of Ben Crair

Crair Puts His Team First as a Junior Captain

Published Dec. 26, 2018 02:52 p.m.

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Senior forward Celia Mariconda recorded 20 goals and nine assists to garner All-SCC Second Team distinction for the Guilford field hockey team this fall. Celia leaves the Indians the fourth all-time leading scorer in program history. Photo courtesy of Celia Mariconda

Mariconda Makes Her Mark with the Indians

Published Dec. 20, 2018 12:47 a.m.

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