Friday, January 22, 2021

East Haven Sports

Sports • Published Jan. 16, 2021 05:40 p.m.

Easties Eager to Hit the Court

Last year, the East Haven boys’ basketball team used a tight rotation in which only five or six players typically saw the floor on a given night. With just one player having graduated from...

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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. 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 Jan. 08, 2021 10:04 p.m.

East Haven U-10 Fall Ball Team Wins League Title

A group of 16 youngsters from East Haven got an opportunity to compete for the town’s 10-U fall baseball team last year. East Haven posted a record of 9-1 on the season and capped off the...

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Sports • Published Jan. 02, 2021 10:55 p.m.

East Haven Hall of Fame Selects Seven New Members for Induction

The East Haven High School (EHHS) Alumni Association Hall of Fame has selected seven new members for induction as part of its Class of 2020. The Hall of Fame was scheduled to hold its annual...

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Sports • Published Dec. 28, 2020 12:58 a.m.

2020 East Haven Sports Year in Review

There were several East Haven teams that took the next step in 2020. The East Haven wrestling team had a landmark campaign during the winter, while the boys’ soccer squad was one of the...

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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.

Yellowjackets’ Swim Team Was a Virtual Success

The East Haven-Wilbur Cross (EH-WC) co-op girls’ swimming and diving team had to compete in virtual meets during the 2020 season as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite all the...

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Sports • Published Dec. 14, 2020 02:47 a.m.

Yellowjackets Run as One in 2020

Cross country may not be a contact sport, but the 11 members of the East Haven cross country program still had to deal with COVID-19 regulations throughout the 2020 season. However, despite those...

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Sports • Published Dec. 05, 2020 11:58 p.m.

Yellowjackets Made the Most of Their Chance to Compete

Many of the athletes on this year’s East Haven girls’ volleyball team had seen their winter season cut short and then lost their entire spring season as a result of the COVID-19...

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Sports • Published Nov. 29, 2020 08:26 p.m.

Easties Keep Climbing Up the SCC Ladder

Head Coach Jake Hackett wanted the East Haven girls’ soccer team to prove that it could be a contender in the Southern Connecticut Conference this year. After scoring some big victories...

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Sports • Published Nov. 19, 2020 11:45 p.m.

East Haven Boys’ Soccer Takes a Big Step Forward in 2020

As East Haven boys’ soccer squad battled through the rigors of a year earmarked by COVID-19, the Yellowjackets did so featuring several seniors who didn’t even play for the team last ...

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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 07:16 p.m.

Yellowjackets Lose to Guilford in SCC Divisional Final

The East Haven girls’ volleyball team advanced to the championship of the SCC Division C Tournament after defeating Daniel Hand in the semifinal round. Although the Yellowjackets wound up...

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Sports • Published Nov. 15, 2020 06:01 p.m.

East Haven Girls’ Soccer Wins Divisional Opener Before Losing in Semis; Boys Also Take Semifinal Loss

Girls’ SoccerThe East Haven girls’ soccer team won its first game of the SCC Division B Tournament before taking a loss in the semifinals last week. The...

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Sports • Published Nov. 15, 2020 12:19 a.m.

Yellowjackets Win Several Events at SCC Meet

The East Haven-Wilbur Cross (EH-WC) girls’ swimming and diving team notched several first-place finishes when the Yellowjackets participated in the Southern Connecticut Conference Division...

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

Easties Run at SCC Meet; Girls’ Volleyball Wins Regular-Season Finale

Girls’ Cross CountryThe East Haven girls’ cross country team was represented by four athletes when the Southern Connecticut Conference hosted its Division A...

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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. 08, 2020 10:53 p.m.

East Haven Finishes Regular Season with a Flourish

The East Haven girls’ soccer team finished its regular season by playing two of the top squads in the Southern Connecticut Conference last week. The Easties came away with a win and a tie...

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Sports • Published Nov. 02, 2020 12:26 a.m.

Easties Score Huge Win Over Branford, Riding Three-Game Streak

After prevailing in both of last week’s matchups, the East Haven boys’ soccer team is riding its first three-game win streak since the 2009 season. The Yellowjackets notched a huge...

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Sports • Published Nov. 01, 2020 06:15 p.m.

Yellowjackets' Girls’ Swimming Wins Several Events; Girls’ Volleyball Loses Five-Setter Against Hand

Girls’ Swimming and DivingThe East Haven-Wilbur Cross (EH-WC) girls’ swimming and diving team went up against Shelton in a virtual meet last week. EH-WC took...

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Sports • Published Oct. 25, 2020 11:34 p.m.

East Haven Boys’ Soccer Defeats Whitney Tech; Girls’ Soccer Plays Law to a Draw

Boys’ SoccerThe East Haven boys’ soccer team earned its second win of the year when the Yellowjackets defeated Whitney Tech by a 6-1 score last week. East...

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Sports • Published Oct. 24, 2020 09:28 p.m.

Easties Improve to 5-2 with Two Sweeps

The East Haven girls’ volleyball team features seven seniors on its roster, making for the biggest senior class in Craig Brown’s nine-year tenure as head coach. Coach Brown said that ...

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Sports • Published Oct. 18, 2020 11:17 p.m.

East Haven Girls’ Soccer Defeats Wilbur Cross; Girls’ Volleyball Loses to Guilford

Girls’ SoccerThe East Haven girls’ soccer squad hit the pitch to play two road games last week and came away with a split of the set. The Yellowjackets took a ...

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Sports • Published Oct. 18, 2020 07:18 p.m.

Papantonio Pleased with the Easties’ Resilience

Heading into the 2020 season, the East Haven boys’ soccer team hadn’t won a Southern Connecticut Conference game since 2015. However, the Yellowjackets put an end to that drought by...

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