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East Haven Sports

Sports • Published March 11, 2021 12:34 p.m.

Conners Making a Great Debut with the Warriors

By the age of three, Brendan Conners was already in the swimming pool. After setting a state record in 2018, Brendan realized how much he loved the sport, and now the East Haven resident is...

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Sports • Published March 08, 2021 10:56 a.m.

East Haven Girls’ Hoops Notches Two Victories; Boys’ Hockey Squad Goes into Quarantine

Girls’ BasketballThe East Haven girls’ basketball team continued its strong play of late by winning both games on last week’s schedule. The...

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Sports • Published March 06, 2021 07:01 p.m.

Yellowjackets Improve to 5-3 with Winning Week

Last year, the East Haven boys’ basketball team only won four games for its entire 20-game season. Now, in the middle of their 11-game 2021 campaign, the Yellowjackets have already...

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Sports • Published March 01, 2021 02:27 a.m.

GNH Warriors Making a Major Splash This Winter

The Greater New Haven (GNH) Warriors boys' swimming and diving team has been performing excellently during the first few weeks of the winter season. The Warriors are sporting a record of 4-1 and...

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Sports • Published Feb. 28, 2021 03:46 p.m.

East Haven Boys’ Hoops Wins 2 of 3; Hockey Squad Loses to Milford

Boys’ BasketballThe East Haven boys’ basketball team improved to 3-2 on the season by winning two of its three matchups last week. The Yellowjackets earned a...

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Sports • Published Feb. 28, 2021 03:36 p.m.

Easties Notch Their First Two Victories of the Season

The East Haven girls’ basketball team recently enjoyed a winning week that saw the Yellowjackets pick up their first two victories of the season. The Easties earned wins versus Cheshire and ...

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Sports • Published Feb. 21, 2021 05:20 p.m.

East Haven Girls’ Hoops, Boys’ Hockey Each Take Two Defeats

Girls’ BasketballThe East Haven girls’ basketball squad dropped road games against Daniel Hand and West Haven in last week’s action. The Yellowjackets...

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Sports • Published Feb. 20, 2021 11:47 p.m.

East Haven Boys’ Hoops Drops Contest Against Hand

After undergoing a roster makeover during the offseason, the East Haven boys’ basketball team started off the 2021 campaign by a earning a home win versus North Haven in their first game of ...

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Sports • Published Feb. 20, 2021 03:04 p.m.

CIAC Allows Three More Sports for Winter Season; Spring Games Slated to Start April 10

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) made some major announcements regarding the status high school sports in the upcoming weeks. The CIAC added a couple of sports to its...

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Sports • Published Feb. 14, 2021 08:05 p.m.

East Haven Boys’ Hoops Wins Big in Opener; Boys’ Hockey Drops First Contest

Boys’ BasketballThe East Haven boys’ basketball team started off the 2021 season by notching a lopsided victory last week. On Feb. 10, the Yellowjackets...

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Sports • Published Feb. 13, 2021 07 p.m.

East Haven Girls’ Hoops Starts New Season with Young Team

Last year, the East Haven girls’ basketball team saw its season get canceled as the Yellowjackets were preparing for a quarterfinal matchup in the Class MM State Tournament. With the 2021...

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Sports • Published Feb. 08, 2021 02:31 a.m.

East Haven’s Seniors Made Their Impact on the Mat

The six seniors on the East Haven wrestling squad displayed great growth on the mat while bonding as teammates throughout the past few seasons. Although the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic...

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Sports • Published Feb. 08, 2021 12:20 a.m.

Greater New Haven Warriors Joining Forces for Second Season

The Greater New Haven Warriors (GNH) co-op boys’ swimming and diving team is ready to hit the water for its second year of competition this winter. Although the season will look much...

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Sports • Published Jan. 31, 2021 11:17 p.m.

East Haven Co-op Hockey Squad Looking to Grind Out Wins with Grit

The East Haven co-op boys' ice hockey team is coming off of a season that saw the squad finish with a record of 8-14 and earn a berth in the Division II State Tournament. With only four players...

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Sports • Published Jan. 25, 2021 03:19 a.m.

Ragaini Playing College Football at the Highest Level

Between football, baseball, basketball, lacrosse, and track and field, Nico Ragaini’s life has been highlighted by playing sports. But above any other sport, football has reigned supreme...

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Sports • Published Jan. 16, 2021 05:40 p.m.

Easties Eager to Hit the Court

Last year, the East Haven boys’ basketball team used a tight rotation in which only five or six players typically saw the floor on a given night. With just one player having graduated from...

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Sports • Published Jan. 16, 2021 01:50 p.m.

CIAC Approves Plan for Modified Winter Sports Season

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) has approved a plan for a modified winter sports season to begin with practices this week and games during the second week of February....

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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. 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 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: A Look at the Twists and Turns of Local Sports

2020 was truly a year like no other, and life in the sports world was certainly no exception. Both close to home and around the world, the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic had a huge impact on...

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Sports • Published Dec. 21, 2020 02:44 a.m.

Yellowjackets’ Swim Team Was a Virtual Success

The East Haven-Wilbur Cross (EH-WC) co-op girls’ swimming and diving team had to compete in virtual meets during the 2020 season as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite all the...

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Sports • Published Dec. 14, 2020 02:47 a.m.

Yellowjackets Run as One in 2020

Cross country may not be a contact sport, but the 11 members of the East Haven cross country program still had to deal with COVID-19 regulations throughout the 2020 season. However, despite those...

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Sports • Published Dec. 05, 2020 11:58 p.m.

Yellowjackets Made the Most of Their Chance to Compete

Many of the athletes on this year’s East Haven girls’ volleyball team had seen their winter season cut short and then lost their entire spring season as a result of the COVID-19...

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