Thursday, May 19, 2022

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Sports • Published May 15, 2022 10:52 p.m.

Marlins Maintain First Place in Deep River Horseshoe League

The Deep River Horseshoe League hosted Week 2 of its 67th season at the First Congregational Church on May 5. With the weather warming up a bit from the first week of action, 36 of the 54...

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Sports • Published May 15, 2022 05:46 p.m.

Warriors Pick Up Plenty of Victories During Action-Packed Week

BaseballThe Valley Regional baseball team continued its winning ways by winning all of its four games last week to improve to 14-2 on the season. The Warriors notched...

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Sports • Published May 15, 2022 03:46 p.m.

Valley Boys’ Tennis Wins Shoreline Conference Title

The Valley Regional boys’ tennis team put together another excellent stretch by earning three more victories to clinch the regular-season Shoreline Conference title last week. The Warriors...

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Sports • Published May 08, 2022 07:01 p.m.

Valley Baseball Keeps the Good Times Rolling; Girls’ Lacrosse Squad Improves to 11-0

BaseballThe Valley Regional baseball team hit the field to play two games last week and came away from the slate with a pair of victories to improve to 10-2 in the spring...

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Sports • Published May 08, 2022 06:45 p.m.

Warriors Netting a Plethora of Success This Spring

After losing just four matches all of last season, the Valley Regional boys’ tennis team has returned to its winning ways in the 2022 campaign. The Warriors are sporting a record of 9-0...

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Sports • Published May 07, 2022 06:43 p.m.

Deep River Horseshoe League Rings in 67th Season

The Deep River Horseshoe League (DRHL) kicked off its 67th season when the league hosted Week 1 of play on April 28. Nine matches took place at the First Congregational Church in Deep River....

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Sports • Published May 01, 2022 07:12 p.m.

Valley Baseball Rallies for 9-8 Win Over North Branford; Boys’ Tennis Team Stays Undefeated

BaseballThe Valley Regional baseball team played three home games last week and came away with two victories to improve its record to 8-2 on the season. The Warriors took a ...

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Sports • Published May 01, 2022 05:08 p.m.

Warriors Playing Quality Lacrosse with 8-0 Record

The Valley Regional girls’ lacrosse team couldn’t have asked for a better start to the 2022 season. After winning just four games in 2021, the Warriors are sporting a record of 8-0...

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Sports • Published April 24, 2022 04:05 p.m.

Bisson Scores 100th Goal as Valley Improves to 5-0; Baseball Team Posts Two Double-Digit Victories

Girls’ LacrosseThe Valley Regional girls’ lacrosse team claimed a huge victory versus North Branford before defeating Norwich Free Academy in convincing...

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Sports • Published April 24, 2022 12:50 p.m.

Valley Boys’ Lacrosse Begins a New Era with Hawkins

The Valley Regional boys’ lacrosse team is under new management with first-year Head Coach Colby Hawkins this spring. The Warriors started the year by losing two of their first three games, ...

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Sports • Published April 17, 2022 04:25 p.m.

Several Valley Teams See Undefeated Weeks with Spring Season in Full Swing

Girls’ LacrosseThe Valley Regional girls’ lacrosse team enjoyed a solid week by claiming victory in both of its games to improve to 3-0 this year. The...

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Sports • Published April 17, 2022 12:21 p.m.

Warriors Striving to Thrive Through Experience

The Valley Regional softball team is poised to have a strong season with Head Coach Allyson Pitney this spring. The Warriors are returning eight of their nine starting players from last year and...

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Sports • Published April 10, 2022 03:56 p.m.

Valley Baseball and Softball Both Earn Wins Versus Morgan; Girls’ Lacrosse Prevails in Season Opener

BaseballThe Valley Regional baseball team posted a road victory over Morgan last week to improve its record to 2-0 on the season. On April 4, the Warriors traveled to...

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Sports • Published April 09, 2022 07:23 p.m.

Valley Girls’ Hoops Went on a Memorable Run in 2022

The Valley Regional girls’ basketball team was among the cream of the crop in the Shoreline Conference and then made some major waves in states during the 2022 season. Head Coach Jaimie...

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Sports • Published April 03, 2022 04:54 p.m.

Warriors Start New Season with 6-5 Win Over North Branford

After enjoying a solid season in 2021, Head Coach Brian Drinkard and the Valley Regional baseball team are returning to the ballfield with plenty of talent for the 2022 campaign—and...

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Sports • Published April 03, 2022 03:40 p.m.

Valley Softball Takes Defeat in Season Opener

The Valley Regional softball team began the 2022 spring season by hosting Somers for a Saturday afternoon game on April 2. The Warriors took a 9-0 loss against the Spartans in their season opener...

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Sports • Published March 26, 2022 02:13 p.m.

Warriors Overcome Obstacles to Have Solid Season

The Valley Regional boys’ basketball team overcame an injury-plagued season to record 11 victories and qualify for the playoffs this winter. While that was an achievement in and of itself,...

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Sports • Published March 20, 2022 08:49 p.m.

Coach Pane Proud of Easties’ Efforts on the Ice

Going into the 2022 season, one of the main goals for East Haven co-op ice hockey Head Coach Lou Pane was for the Yellowjackets to qualify for the Division II State Tournament. With strong...

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Sports • Published March 20, 2022 03:55 p.m.

H-K/Morgan/Valley Swim Team Competes in States

The H-K/Morgan/Valley (H-K/M/V) co-op boys' swimming team competed at the Class M State Championship at Cornerstone Aquatic Center on March 16. H-K/M/V came in 14th place, scoring 160 points at...

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Sports • Published March 20, 2022 03:35 p.m.

Valley’s Stellar Season Ends in State Semifinals

When Head Coach Jaimie Bickelhaupt took a good look at the Valley Regional girls’ basketball team’s roster for the 2022 season, she knew that the Warriors were capable of making a...

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Sports • Published March 18, 2022 03:06 p.m.

Celtics Take the Valley Cup Title

The Deep River Parks & Recreation Department’s winter basketball program, offered to youth in grades K through 12, recently completed its 2022 season. There were many participants who...

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Sports • Published March 13, 2022 10:29 p.m.

Warriors Win State Tourney Opener Before Losing to Cromwell

The Valley Regional boys’ basketball team’s 2022 season came to a conclusion when the Warriors took defeat against Cromwell in the second round of the Division IV State Tournament...

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Sports • Published March 12, 2022 09:43 p.m.

East Haven Co-op Hockey Squad Drops Contest in States

The East Haven co-op boys’ ice hockey team saw its season come to a close when the Yellowjackets took a loss to Farmington Valley in the Division II State Tournament last week. East Haven...

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Sports • Published March 12, 2022 12:42 p.m.

Valley Girls’ Hoops Advances to Class M Semifinals

After winning its first two games in the bracket, the Valley Regional girls’ basketball team posted a dominating 42-point victory versus Montville in the quarterfinals of the Class M State...

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Sports • Published March 12, 2022 12:17 p.m.

Valley Shore Marlins’ Swimmers Qualify for Major Meets

After a two-year pause in championship competitions due to the pandemic, the Valley Shore YMCA Marlins swim team sent 14 of its top athletes to the postseason this year. The Marlins saw these...

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