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Senior Emily Orth capped off her career with the North Haven cheerleading team by earning All-SCC and All-State accolades this year. Photo courtesy of Emily Orth

Orth Finishes Cheer Career with Honors

Published May 06, 2021 04:01 p.m.

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John Higgins is the new head coach of the North Haven boys’ tennis team, and he’s hoping to help his players hone their skills on the court regardless of where the squad finishes in the standings this season. Photo courtesy of John Higgins

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Nadia Kavgaci is playing No. 1 doubles while leading the North Haven girls’ tennis team as a senior captain this spring. Photo courtesy of Nadia Kavgaci

Kavgaci Stepping into Big Roles as a Senior

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

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Raymond Lewis didn’t anticipate being a swimmer in high school, but the North Haven senior recently wrapped up a nice career participating in the sport. Photo courtesy of Raymond Lewis

Lewis Made a Great Call to Start Swimming

Published April 15, 2021 12:10 p.m.

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Senior Eli Brubacher finished his high school hockey career by helping North Haven win its first conference title this winter, while leading the team as an alternate captain. Photo courtesy of Eli Brubacher

Brubacher Was Born to Play Hockey

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

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Adam Pandolfi had a productive freshman year for North Haven boys’ hoops, helping the team claim a 43-39 win against Cheshire in its final game of the regular season. Photo courtesy of Adam Pandolfi

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Junior Jared Anderson is carving out a fine career as a goalkeeper for the North Haven boys’ ice hockey team. Photo courtesy of Jared Anderson

Anderson Finds His Home in Goal

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

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After starting with the sport as a freshman, North Haven senior Kelsey McCarthy worked hard to secure a starting spot on defense with the Blades’ hockey squad in her final season with the team. Photo courtesy of Kelsey McCarthy

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Victor Zito is displaying plenty of potential as a freshman member of the Greater New Haven Warriors co-op swim squad. Photo courtesy of Victor Zito

Zito Showing Promise in the Pool as a Freshman

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

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Sarah Puzone has been on the basketball court throughout her life and is now leading the North Haven girls’ basketball team as a senior captain this winter. Photo courtesy of Sarah Puzone

Basketball is a True Passion for Puzone

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

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Olivia Stefanik is leading the North Haven girls’ basketball team as both a senior captain and a point guard in the 2021 winter season. Photo courtesy of Olivia Stefanik

Stefanik Leading North Haven as a Senior

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

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North Haven fencing alum Jim Harris is back at his old school for his second tenure as head coach of the fencing program. A Guilford resident, Jim initially served as North Haven’s head coach from 2001 through 2008. Photo courtesy of Jim Harris

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Senior Ryan Ziaks has given it his all while competing for North Haven’s football and track teams during his high school tenure. 

Photo courtesy of Ryan Ziaks

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El-Lana Coleman decided to try her hand at diving as a junior and enjoyed a solid debut season on the board at North Haven.

Photo courtesy of El-Lana Coleman

Coleman Springboards Back Into Sports as a Diver

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

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Sophomore Giavanna Damone garnered All-SCC Division A accolades for her excellent play on defense with the North Haven girls’ soccer team last fall. Photo courtesy of Giavanna Damone

Damone’s an All-SCC Defender for North Haven

Published Jan. 28, 2021 12:33 p.m.

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Tom Ermini recently became the District Athletic Director of Branford High School and Walsh Intermediate School. A North Haven resident, Tom will take on the challenge of helping both athletic programs navigate the difficulties of the COVID-19 pandemic. Photo courtesy of Tom Ermini

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North Haven’s U-12 comp girls’ soccer squad went 4-0-1 on its way to winning a South Central District division title last fall. Pictured are (front) Estelle Hammarlund, Marcy Funke, Ava Tarasuk, Lillianna Osborne, and Maddie de Lencastre with (back) Head Coach Jen Merck, Kayden Goss, Lia Calderon, Addison Whitcomb, Peyton Harkins, Maya Thompson, and Leila Sweet. Missing from the photo is Assistant Coach Erika Fronte. Photo courtesy of Chris Kirby

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Senior captain Nick Howlett finished his career with the North Haven boys’ cross country team by taking 17th place at the SCC Division A Championship. Howlett led North Haven alongside fellow senior captains Tiernan Neville and Patrick Rourke. File photo by Kelley Fryer/The Courier

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Senior captain defender Mackenzie White garnered All-SCC Division B accolades on behalf of the North Haven field hockey squad this fall. Photo courtesy of Mark Curcio

White Makes All-SCC as a Senior

Published Dec. 24, 2020 08:56 p.m.

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Senior captain Maddie Bergin finished her career with the North Haven girls’ swimming and diving team as a four-time All-SCC and All-State honoree who has five individual and two relay school records to her credit. Last year, Maddie helped North Haven win its first state championship in team history. Photo courtesy of Maddie Bergin

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Junior setter Hannah Auddino dished out 223 assists on her way to making the All-SCC Division B Team in her first year as a varsity starter for the North Haven girls’ volleyball squad. Photo courtesy of Hannah Auddino

Auddino Sets the Stage for North Haven

Published Dec. 10, 2020 12:57 p.m.

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Justin Falasco led the North Haven boys’ soccer squad as a senior captain midfielder during the 2020 fall season. Photo courtesy of Justin Falasco

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Junior Caroline Toni garnered All-SCC Division B accolades for the North Haven girls’ volleyball team in her first season as a varsity player this fall. Photo courtesy of Caroline Toni

Toni Goes All-SCC in First Varsity Season

Published Nov. 26, 2020 11:15 a.m.

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All-time Hamden Hall basketball player Danny Oglesby was recently named the head coach of boys’ hoops at North Haven High School. Photo courtesy of Danny Oglesby

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Junior Abrielle Osborne has set lifetime-best marks in two events with the North Haven girls’ swimming and diving squad this fall. Abrielle had to miss two weeks due to quarantine, but is looking forward to competing at SCCs this week. Photo courtesy of Abrielle Osborne

Osborne Having Breakout Season for North Haven

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

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Juliana DeAngelo has been a steady contributor for the North Haven field hockey team since her freshman season. Now a junior, Juliana is providing a helpful voice for the younger athletes in a program that’s looking to grow. Photo courtesy of Juliana DeAngelo

DeAngelo Distributes Passes and Knowledge

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

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Eduardo Cienfuegos de Paz is producing plenty of points for the North Haven boys’ soccer squad this fall. He’s also leading the team as a senior co-captain. Photo courtesy of Eduardo Cienfuegos de Paz

Cienfuegos de Paz Has Passion for the Pitch

Published Oct. 29, 2020 03:21 p.m.

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Emma Liedke solidified her spot as a starting middle blocker for the North Haven girls’ volleyball squad as a sophomore this fall. Photo courtesy of Emma Liedke

Liedke Secures Starting Spot as a Sophomore

Published Oct. 22, 2020 02:17 p.m.

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Senior Chase DiCarlo has proved a reliable placekicker for the North Haven football team throughout the past three seasons. Photo courtesy of Chase DiCarlo

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Anthony Vigliotto plays on both the offensive and defensive line for the North Haven football squad. Anthony earned a spot as a senior captain thanks to his dedication to the program, along with becoming a stronger and more savvy player. Photo courtesy of Anthony Vigliotto

Vigliotto Maneuvers His Way into Leading Role

Published Oct. 08, 2020 12:56 p.m.

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