Monday, October 18, 2021

Branford Sports

Sports • Published Oct. 18, 2021 03:47 a.m.

Branford Volleyball, Field Hockey See Perfect Weeks

Girls’ VolleyballThe Branford girls’ volleyball team improved to 13-2 on the season after adding three more victories to its ledger last week. The Hornets...

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Sports • Published Oct. 18, 2021 03:43 a.m.

Hornets Shut Out Lyman Hall for 4th-Straight Win

After losing its season opener, the Branford football team has responded in a big-time way by winning four-consecutive games. Last week, the Hornets saw five different players score touchdowns and ...

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Sports • Published Oct. 10, 2021 06:46 p.m.

Hornets Surging with Five-Game Shutout Streak

The Branford field hockey squad is undefeated in its last five games and has shut out every team in its path along the way. After making some adjustments at the beginning of the season, Head Coach ...

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Sports • Published Oct. 10, 2021 03:12 p.m.

Branford Girls’ Volleyball, Soccer Sweep Weeks

Girls’ VolleyballThe Branford girls’ volleyball squad continued its torrid play in the 2021 campaign by notching three more victories last week to improve to...

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Sports • Published Oct. 04, 2021 01:49 a.m.

Branford Girls’ Volleyball Improves to 7-2; Field Hockey Notches Three 1-0 Victories

Girls’ VolleyballThe Branford girls’ volleyball squad improved to 7-2 this year after winning two of its three contests on last week’s schedule. The...

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Sports • Published Sep. 27, 2021 12:40 p.m.

Hornets See a Perfect Week on the Pitch

After reaching the final of the SCC Division B Tournament last season, the Branford girls’ soccer team returned the bulk of its roster for the 2021 campaign. With the Hornets out to a 4-1-1 ...

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Sports • Published Sep. 27, 2021 03:20 a.m.

Branford Football Defeats Notre Dame, 15-12; Boys’ Cross Country Runs to 6-0

FootballThe Branford football team hosted Notre Dame-West Haven for an SCC showdown on Sept. 24. The Hornets claimed a 15-12 victory against the Green Knights in a nail-...

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Sports • Published Sep. 19, 2021 08:08 p.m.

Hornets Edge Foran for First Win, 13-10; Boys’ Cross Country Sweeps Opening Meet

FootballThe Branford football team picked up its first win of the year when the Hornets claimed a road victory versus Foran last week. On Sept. 17, Branford traveled to...

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Sports • Published Sep. 13, 2021 12:26 p.m.

Branford Back on the Gridiron in 2021

After being away from the gridiron for nearly two years, Branford football Head Coach John Limone said that the Hornets felt like they were home upon returning to the field this season. To build...

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Sports • Published Sep. 13, 2021 12:49 a.m.

Hornets Begin Fall Season with Wins

Boys’ SoccerThe Branford boys’ soccer team kicked off the 2021 fall campaign by hosting crosstown rival East Haven last week. The Hornets posted a 4-0 shutout ...

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Sports • Published Sep. 03, 2021 03:12 p.m.

Branford Field Hockey Primed for Success with Veteran-Laden Squad

By the end of last season, 7 of the 11 starters on the Branford field hockey team were underclass athletes. Now, with a roster featuring a bunch of savvy veterans, Head Coach Pete Frye thinks the...

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Sports • Published Sep. 02, 2021 01:54 p.m.

2021 Branford Girls’ Swimming and Diving Schedule

Tuesday, Sept. 14: at Amity at High Plains Community Center at 7:20 p.m.Friday, Sept. 17: at Cheshire at Cheshire Community Pool at 7 p.m.Monday, Sept. 20: at Hand at Madison Racquet ...

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Sports • Published Aug. 30, 2021 01:11 a.m.

All That Jazz Shines Bright at World Dance Championship

It wasn’t until 12:30 a.m. that the 12-14 novice tap team from All That Jazz Dance Studio got to perform its Footloose routine at the 2021 World Dance Championship. They performed it again...

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Sports • Published Aug. 28, 2021 03:48 p.m.

Three Branford Prep Legion Players Named to All-Star Game

Three members of the Branford Prep American Legion 15-U baseball team recently played in the Legion 15-U All-Star Game. Caleb Allen, Jason O’Connor, and Kyle Stegina were selected to...

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Sports • Published Aug. 26, 2021 07:14 p.m.

2021 Branford Girls’ Soccer Schedule

Home games at Branford High SchoolWednesday, Sept. 1: vs. Guilford at 3:30 p.m. (scrimmage)Friday, Sept. 3: at Morgan at Indian River Complex at 3:45 p.m. (scrimmage)Saturday, ...

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Sports • Published Aug. 23, 2021 08:03 a.m.

Ultimate Discourse on the Local Scene

In the pages of this sports section, we have written volumes on sports that have produced plenty of household names, but we also like to focus on athletes who aren’t quite household names...

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Sports • Published Aug. 19, 2021 09:24 p.m.

2021 Branford Boys’ Soccer Schedule

Home games at Branford High SchoolSunday, Aug. 29: vs. Maloney at 5 p.m. (scrimmage)Wednesday, Sept. 1: at Foran at 4 p.m. (scrimmage)Monday, Sept. 6: at Morgan at 10:30 a.m....

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Sports • Published Aug. 15, 2021 11:37 p.m.

Branford Senior Legion Battled to the Last Out

The Branford Senior American Legion 19-U baseball team entered the summer season with aspirations of winning a state championship. While Post 83 was unable to accomplish that goal, Head Coach Kyle ...

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Sports • Published Aug. 15, 2021 02:18 p.m.

CIAC Releases Guidance Plan for Fall Sports

As a new school year draws closer, the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) released its 2021 Fall Sports COVID-19 Guidance Plan last week. The CIAC’s plan stated that...

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Sports • Published Aug. 12, 2021 02:08 p.m.

2021 Branford Girls’ Volleyball Schedule

Home matches at Branford High SchoolThursday, Sept. 9: vs. East Haven at 5:30 p.m.Saturday, Sept. 11: vs. North Branford at 10:30 a.m.Wednesday, Sept. 15: at Career at 5:30 p....

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Sports • Published Aug. 09, 2021 12:13 a.m.

Branford Prep Legion Sees Solid Season End in States

The Branford Prep American Legion 15-U baseball team won its first game in the State Tournament before taking a defeat in the quarterfinals of the draw last week. Post 83 notched a 13-2 first-...

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Sports • Published Aug. 09, 2021 12:10 a.m.

Post 83 Juniors Eliminated from State Tourney

The Branford Junior American Legion 17-U baseball team saw its season come to an end when Post 83 took a loss to Newington in the first round of the State Tournament last week. Branford finished...

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Sports • Published Aug. 06, 2021 04:48 p.m.

Branford Baseball Team Wins Four Games in Ripken Tournament

A group of baseball players from Branford recently traveled down to Aberdeen, Maryland to participate in the week-long Ripken Experience Baseball Tournament. The Branford squad recorded a record...

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Sports • Published Aug. 05, 2021 12:28 p.m.

2021 Branford Football Schedule

Home games at Branford High SchoolFriday, Sept. 3: at Derby at Leo F. Ryan Athletic Complex at 6:30 p.m. (scrimmage)Friday, Sept. 10: vs. Amity at 7 p.m.Friday, Sept. 17: at...

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Sports • Published Aug. 02, 2021 12:42 a.m.

Medeiros Looking to Build a Community with Branford Girls’ Hoops

As a teacher and coach in the town of Branford, Aly Medeiros has always tried to attend the high school girls’ basketball games in order to support the team’s athletes. Now, Medeiros ...

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