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Sports • Published Feb. 15, 2021 12:01 a.m.

Hand Girls’ Hoops Wins Big Versus Guilford in Season Opener

ollowing a great deal of uncertainty that the 2021 winter season would even take place due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Daniel Hand and Guilford girls' basketball teams finally had a chance to...

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Sports • Published Feb. 08, 2021 01:10 a.m.

Hand Boys’ Hoops Has Great Expectations This Year

Head Coach Jimmy Economopoulos feels confident that great things are in store for the Hand boys’ basketball team during the 2021 season. With an experienced group leading the charge, the...

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Sports • Published Feb. 04, 2021 04:41 p.m.

Rourke’s a Dynamic Force on the Court

Coco Rourke brings an aggressive approach on both the defensive and offensive ends of the court for the Hand girls’ basketball team. A sophomore center, Coco’s forceful bearing on...

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Sports • Published Feb. 01, 2021 03:38 a.m.

Filippone Steps Down from Second Stint as Hand Football Coach

The Daniel Hand football team didn’t get to experience a season last fall, and now the Tigers are also without a head coach. Steve Filippone, who coached the team for 27 seasons, resigned...

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Sports • Published Jan. 25, 2021 03:34 a.m.

Tigers Eager to Hit the Ice in 2021

The Hand boys’ ice hockey team entered its 2020 season with unfinished business and will begin the 2021 campaign with more work to be done.Last year, the Tigers’ goal was to...

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Sports • Published Jan. 16, 2021 04:31 p.m.

Hand Girls’ Hoops Ready to Tip Off

Hand girls’ basketball Head Coach Tim Tredwell was expecting the worst when the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) announced its decision regarding winter sports on Jan. ...

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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. 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 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 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 12:58 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.

Tigers Continue Winning Tradition with Perfect Season

The Hand boys’ soccer team claimed its fourth-straight Class L state championship in 2019 and had its sights set on winning No. 5 come 2020. Although the Tigers never had a chance to get...

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Sports • Published Dec. 17, 2020 01:11 p.m.

Hartmann Earns Her Stripes with the Tigers

Grace Hartmann was one of seven captains who led the Hand field hockey team this season, and the senior midfielder made her presence felt both on and off the pitch for the Tigers.Grace...

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Sports • Published Dec. 06, 2020 09:09 p.m.

Tigers Notch Winning Mark in First Year with McConville

The Hand girls’ soccer team saw some ups and downs during the 2020 season, but first-year Head Coach Rob McConville has no regrets about how the Tigers performed throughout the course of...

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Sports • Published Nov. 19, 2020 02:11 p.m.

Burke Provides a Presence in the Center

Sean Burke lives, breathes, and eats soccer. A senior at Daniel Hand High School, Sean plays center midfielder on a Tigers’ team that’s established itself as a dynasty throughout the ...

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Sports • Published Nov. 18, 2020 06:41 p.m.

CIAC Moves Start of Winter Sports to Jan. 19

With the 2020 fall season now complete, athletes and coaches around the state are anxiously waiting to see if their teams will compete during the winter season, although it won’t be for a...

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Sports • Published Nov. 15, 2020 08:29 p.m.

Tigers Complete Undefeated Season with Divisional Title

In a season riddled with questions and concerns for player safety due to COVID-19, one constant among the hodgepodge was the performance of the Daniel Hand boys’ soccer team. The Tigers...

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Sports • Published Nov. 14, 2020 09:22 p.m.

Tigers Hit the Water for SCC Meet

The Hand girls’ swimming and diving team was well-represented at the Southern Connecticut Conference Division I Virtual Championship that took place from Oct. 26 to Nov. 10.This year,...

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Sports • Published Nov. 14, 2020 07:48 p.m.

Three Tigers’ Teams Lose in SCCs

Field HockeyThe Hand field hockey team took a loss to Guilford in the semifinals of the SCC Division A Tournament last week. On Nov. 9, the 3rd-seeded Tigers played at No....

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Sports • Published Nov. 12, 2020 01:39 p.m.

Howard Seeing Success in Sophomore Season

Maya Howard spent many hours traveling to soccer games with her father Justin after starting with the sport at age four. Maya played for her dad when he coached her rec and travel teams in Madison,...

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Sports • Published Nov. 09, 2020 04:23 p.m.

Steffen Races Her Way to Two SCC Titles; Hand Field Hockey Advances to Conference Semis

Girls’ Cross CountrySenior Anna Steffen finished as the top runner in the Southern Connecticut Conference while helping the Hand girls’ cross country team put ...

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Sports • Published Nov. 09, 2020 03:46 a.m.

CIAC Delays Start of Winter Sports

While teams and leagues try to complete the fall season, the chances of playing high school sports during the winter remain in question as we head deeper into November.On Nov. 5, the...

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Sports • Published Nov. 02, 2020 02:22 a.m.

Hand Boys’ Cross Country Sweeps Tri-Meet; Field Hockey Tops Branford and Mercy

Boys’ Cross CountryThe Hand boys’ cross country team earned two victories when it hosted a tri-meet at the Surf Club on Oct. 29. The Tigers posted wins over...

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Sports • Published Oct. 26, 2020 04:21 a.m.

Hand Boys’ Soccer Goes to 6-0; Girls’ Soccer, Swimming Get Wins Against Branford

Boys’ SoccerThe Hand boys’ soccer team raised its record to 6-0 after notching a pair of victories last week. The Tigers earned a home win over Xavier before...

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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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