Wednesday, August 04, 2021

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Matt Carone posted a 1.31 ERA on his way to garnering All-SCC Second Team accolades for the Class L state champion Hand baseball team this spring. Photo courtesy of Matt Carone

Carone Delivers Big-Time on the Hill

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

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Recent H-K graduate Kedarjah Lewis enjoyed excellent careers with the Cougars’ girls’ soccer and track programs. This spring, Kedarjah finished first in the long jump at the State Open and then became an All-American with a fifth-place performance at Outdoor Nationals. Photo courtesy of Kedarjah Lewis

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Senior captain midfielder Cal Braren helped the H-K boys’ lacrosse team have a historic season that saw the Cougars claim their first Shoreline Conference championship.

Photo courtesy of Cal Braren

Braren Helps the Cougars Make History

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

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Senior captain Eamon Sweeney capped off a remarkable season by taking sixth place in the decathlon at the Outdoor Nationals in Oregon last weekend.

Photo courtesy of Eamon Sweeney

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Madison resident Bill Daunais has spent the past 19 years as an assistant coach with the Hand baseball team. In addition to doing the scorebook, Bill is always there to help the Tigers in any way he can. Photo courtesy of Bill Daunais

Daunais Takes Great Pride in Coaching the Tigers

Published June 24, 2021 12:12 p.m.

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Lilly Perry recently finished her junior campaign with the Hand softball team and is looking forward to her senior year on the diamond, as well as on the volleyball court. Photo courtesy of Lilly Perry

Perry Loves Forming Bonds with Her Squads

Published June 17, 2021 12:51 p.m.

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Andrew Fleig had a solid junior season on the links with the H-K golf squad, while also leading the Cougars as a captain.

Photo courtesy of Andrew Fleig

Fleig’s Leading the Cougars on the Links

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

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Junior Claire Langille is playing No. 2 singles for the Hand girls’ tennis team this spring and currently holds a record of 15-4. Photo courtesy of Claire Langille

Langille Having a Big Year at No. 2 Singles

Published June 03, 2021 12:45 p.m.

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Senior captain center fielder Luke DiMauro is hitting .483 for an H-K baseball team that went 15-5 during the regular season this spring. Photo courtesy of Luke DiMauro

DiMauro’s in the Center of H-K’s Success

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

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Senior captain Danny Weinstein is hitting .451 for a Tigers’ club that’s won 15 of its 16 games on the ballfield this spring. 

Photo courtesy of Danny Weinstein

Weinstein Coming Through in the Clutch

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

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Senior captain Paige Van Ostenbridge has a mark of 10-1 alongside No. 2 doubles partner Bella Vejar for the Hand girls’ tennis squad, helping the Tigers won 10 of their first 11 matches as a team this spring. Photo courtesy of Paige Van Ostenbridge

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Senior captain shortstop Jack Pireaux is hitting .333 for a Hand baseball team that’s sporting a record of 10-0 this spring. Photo courtesy of Jack Pireaux

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Senior captain Abby Cody is providing great leadership while patrolling the center field position for the Hand softball squad this spring. Photo courtesy of Abby Cody

Cody’s a True Leader on the Tigers’ Diamond

Published April 29, 2021 12:07 p.m.

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Senior Alden Halfinger is primed for a big year on the hill and at the dish for the H-K baseball team this spring. Photo courtesy of Alden Halfinger

Halfinger Helps H-K Storm Out to Strong Start

Published April 22, 2021 11:49 a.m.

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Senior captain Daniel Ginsburg played a big part in helping the Hand boys’ fencing team climb up the state ranks with his performance on the saber strip.

Photo courtesy of Daniel Ginsburg

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Sophomore Natalie Lucas achieved her goal of becoming a key member of the rotation for Hand girls’ hoops this winter. Photo courtesy of Natalie Lucas

Lucas Steps Up as a Sophomore

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

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Alec Erskine made a smooth transition from point guard to shooting guard while leading the H-K boys’ basketball team as a senior captain this winter. Photo courtesy of Alec Erskine

Erskine Led the Cougars on the Court

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

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Kayla Cataldo has contributed for the Hand gymnastics team in all four events throughout her high school career, leading the Tigers as a captain in each of the past two seasons.

Photo courtesy of Kayla Cataldo

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Nick Merullo, a former baseball player and assistant coach at Hand, was recently named the head coach of the baseball squad at Guilford High School.

Photo courtesy of Nick Merullo

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Sophomore guard Mason Gorham is scoring his fair share of points for the H-K boys’ basketball team during the 2021 winter season. Photo courtesy of Mason Gorham

Gorham Scoring Plenty of Points as a Sophomore

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

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Ben Williams helped the H-K boys’ soccer team have a season for the ages last fall. A junior captain midfielder, Ben earned All-Shoreline Conference honors for the league champion Cougars. Photo courtesy of Ben Williams

Soccer is a Way of Life for Williams

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 Colby Whitehead capped off his career with the H-K boys’ soccer squad by earning All-Shoreline Conference Honorable Mention accolades for the league champion Cougars. Photo courtesy of Colby Whitehead

Whitehead Helps the Cougars Shock the Shoreline

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

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Freshman Cole Merriam netted seven goals to help the H-K boys’ soccer squad enjoy a championship season in the fall of 2020. Photo courtesy of Cole Merriam

Merriam Sees Fantastic Freshman Campaign

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

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Junior Kevin Cavrell does a little bit of everything as a member of the H-K football team. Kevin suits up as a wide receiver, cornerback, kicker, and punter for the Cougars. Photo courtesy of Kevin Cavrell

Cavrell Does it All for the Cougars

Published Jan. 14, 2021 11:09 a.m.

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Junior striker Maddie Hummel scored six goals on her way to earning a couple of big-time honors in her first season as a member of the Hand girls’ soccer team. Photo courtesy of Maddie Hummel

Hummel Makes a Great Debut in Madison

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

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Junior Adelia McGuire helped the Hand girls’ soccer team lock things down on defense during the 2020 season. Photo courtesy of Adelia McGuire

McGuire Helps Solidify the Tigers’ Defense

Published Dec. 03, 2020 12:14 p.m.

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Senior forward Grace Goddard is a top scorer for the Hand field hockey squad, but her athletic prowess doesn’t stop there. Photo courtesy of Grace Goddard

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Senior captain Shea Docker is playing a pivotal role at the forward position for the Hand field hockey squad this fall, helping the Tigers post a 6-2 record to date. Photo courtesy of Shea Docker

Docker Guiding the Tigers as a Captain

Published Nov. 05, 2020 01:55 p.m.

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