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Rising senior Bree Koplas was an All-Shoreline Conference First Team honoree alongside Xan Zanzalari at the No. 1 doubles position for the Westbrook girls’ tennis team this spring. Photo courtesy of Bree Koplas

Koplas Finds Her Stride on the Doubles Court

Published July 29, 2021 11:52 a.m.

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Hill Gbunblee, who lives in Clinton, is the new head coach of the Valley Regional-Old Lyme football team. Gbunblee is eager to see what the Pequot Conference competition will look like this fall. Photo courtesy of Hill Gbunblee

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Syd Robison received All-Shoreline Conference Honorable Mention recognition after hitting .444 as a sophomore catcher for the Morgan softball squad this spring.

Photo courtesy of Syd Robison

Robison Sees Stellar Sophomore Season

Published July 15, 2021 02:21 p.m.

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Senior captain Gilly Hartt rebounded from a torn ACL to garner All-Shoreline Conference First Team accolades on behalf of the Old Saybrook girls’ lacrosse team this year.

Photo courtesy of Gilly Hartt

Hartt Enjoys Happy and Healthy Senior Season

Published July 08, 2021 02:10 p.m.

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Gianni Salisbury won 14 matches as a junior for the Westbrook girls’ tennis team during the 2021 spring season. Photo courtesy of Gianni Salisbury

Salisbury Has Big Year at No. 2 Singles

Published July 01, 2021 01:43 p.m.

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CJ Giuliano enjoyed a solid freshman campaign as one of Morgan’s top golfers this spring, helping the Huskies go 11-4 on the year.

Photo courtesy of CJ Giuliano

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Cooper Whitehouse notched a 21-1 record playing the No. 3 position for the Westbrook boys’ tennis team this spring. Cooper earned All-Shoreline Conference First Team honors, as well. Photo courtesy of Cooper Whitehouse

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Brian Dailey, a Chester resident who teaches in Westbrook, has thoroughly enjoyed his first season as head coach of a growing Old Saybrook golf team. Photo courtesy of Brian Dailey

Dailey’s Loving Life on Old Saybrook’s Links

Published June 10, 2021 12:40 p.m.

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Former East Haddam softball player Melissa Martin enjoyed her first year as head coach of Old Saybrook softball and feels optimistic about the direction in which the program is heading. Photo courtesy of Melissa Martin

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Senior captain Gareth Whitehouse has a record of 11-1 playing No. 1 doubles alongside junior Mason Malchiodi for an undefeated Westbrook boys’ tennis team this spring.

Photo courtesy of Gareth Whitehouse

Whitehouse Dominating on the Doubles Court

Published May 27, 2021 02:20 p.m.

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Senior Ryan Inglis has led Morgan’s football and baseball squads as a senior captain and will continue his football career as Saint Anselm College after he graduates from high school. Photo courtesy of Ryan Inglis

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Senior Priscilla Gumkowski brings versatility to the Old Saybrook girls’ outdoor track team by competing in four different events for the Rams. Photo courtesy of Priscilla Gumkowski

Gumkowski Helps the Rams in Several Events

Published May 13, 2021 12:17 p.m.

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Junior captain Julia Farnoli has a record of 8-2 playing No. 1 singles for the Westbrook girls’ tennis team this spring. Photo courtesy of Julia Farnoli

Farnoli Seeing Success at No. 1 Singles

Published May 06, 2021 04:00 p.m.

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Senior Jason Cohen has been the low man on the scoreboard for the Morgan golf team this year, while leading the Huskies as the only captain on their roster.

Photo courtesy of Jason Cohen

Cohen’s on Course for a Great Senior Season

Published April 29, 2021 12:08 p.m.

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Senior captain Elizabeth Gallagher had a solid indoor track season at Westbrook and is looking for continued success with the Knights during the current outdoor campaign.

Photo courtesy of Elizabeth Gallagher

Gallagher Forms a Family on the Track

Published April 22, 2021 11:50 a.m.

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Sophomore Avery Rueckert has quickly become an integral member of the Old Saybrook girls’ track program, helping the Rams win a Shoreline South title during the recent winter campaign. Photo courtesy of Avery Rueckert

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Senior captain Alex Kelly earned All-Shoreline Conference Honorable Mention recognition for her solid play at the center position with the Morgan girls’ basketball team this winter. Photo courtesy of Alex Kelly

Kelly’s Presence in the Paint Proves Huge

Published April 08, 2021 12:45 p.m.

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Kurt Larson feels fortunate to be a part of the Old Saybrook boys’ basketball program as both a JV head coach and a varsity assistant coach with the Rams.

Photo courtesy of Kurt Larson

Larson Enjoys First Campaign at Old Saybrook

Published April 01, 2021 11:17 a.m.

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Riley Lawson is making key contributions on both ends of the floor while leading the Old Saybrook boys’ basketball team as a junior captain this year.

Photo courtesy of Riley Lawson

Lawson Steps Up for the Rams as a Junior Captain

Published March 25, 2021 01:19 p.m.

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Shooting guard Brenden Engels is proving a reliable scorer in his senior season with the Westbrook boys’ basketball team. Photo courtesy of Brenden Engels

Engels Producing Points as a Senior

Published March 18, 2021 01:15 p.m.

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Sophomore guard Caeley Ayer is a bona fide playmaker for the Morgan girls’ basketball squad. Photo courtesy of Caeley Ayer

Ayer Having Stellar Sophomore Season for Morgan

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

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Nick Palumbo climbed up the ranks with the Westbrook boys’ basketball team and is now leading the Knights as a senior captain this winter.

Photo courtesy of Nick Palumbo

Palumbo Works His Way Up the Ranks at Westbrook

Published March 04, 2021 12:31 p.m.

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Cam Grillo is proving an excellent defenseman in his first season as a member of the East Haven co-op boys’ ice hockey team. Cam is a senior at Old Saybrook High School. Photo courtesy of Cam Grillo

Grillo Feels Grateful to be Back on the Ice

Published Feb. 25, 2021 01:02 p.m.

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Chris Perras is excited to begin his first full season as head coach of the Old Saybrook boys’ basketball team. Chris lives in East Lyme and works at Polson Middle School in Madison as a guidance counselor. Photo courtesy of Chris Perras

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Program alum Caitlin Eichler will make her debut as head coach of the Daniel Hand softball team this spring. Caitlin, a Clinton resident, has spent the past decade as head coach of the Westbrook softball squad. Photo courtesy of Caitlin Eichler

Eichler Named New Head Coach of Hand Softball

Published Feb. 11, 2021 12:55 p.m.

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Senior captain center Robbie Zirlis is looking to lead the Huskies to another big year on the heels of a junior season that saw him garner All-Shoreline Conference accolades.

Photo courtesy of Robbie Zirlis

Zirlis Ready for Big Senior Season

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

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Jenna Tully is ready to patrol the paint as a senior captain power forward for the Old Saybrook girls’ basketball team. Photo courtesy of Jenna Tully

Tully Helping Old Saybrook Power Forward in 2021

Published Jan. 28, 2021 12:32 p.m.

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Senior captain Olivia Riccio solidified a spot on the All-Shoreline Conference First Team after playing some great defense for the Huskies last fall. Photo courtesy of Olivia Riccio

Riccio Locks Things Down on Defense

Published Jan. 21, 2021 10:53 a.m.

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Senior Kate Heiden helped the Old Saybrook field hockey squad have a stellar season with her excellent play as a defender. Photo courtesy of Kate Heiden

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Senior Emma Lindsay garnered All-Shoreline Conference Honorable Mention after earning the starting goalkeeper’s position with the Morgan girls’ soccer squad this fall.

Photo courtesy of Emma Lindsay

Lindsay Meets Her Goal at Morgan

Published Jan. 07, 2021 12:50 p.m.

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