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Sports • Published July 10, 2022 06:52 p.m.

Pirates Overtake Marlins for First Place in Deep River Horseshoe League

It may have been the last day of June, but the Royals and Marlins started their Fourth of July celebration early when they met up in a prime-time matchup during Week 10 play in the Deep River...

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Sports • Published July 10, 2022 01:06 p.m.

Valley Girls’ Lacrosse Sees Stellar 2022 Season

As they entered their final year with the Warriors, the seniors on the Valley Regional girls’ lacrosse team felt confident that they could put together a strong season in 2022. With their...

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Sports • Published June 30, 2022 01:46 p.m.

Valley Baseball Shined on the Diamond This Spring

Featuring a talented roster from top to bottom, the Valley Regional baseball team put together a memorable 2022 season that won’t be forgotten any time soon. The Warriors posted an overall...

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Sports • Published June 30, 2022 12:40 p.m.

Plenty of Teams in Playoff Chase in Deep River Horseshoe League

The Deep River Horseshoe League is entering the second half of its 2022 season and, based on the way the standings are looking, there is a possibility of as many as 15 teams vying for a spot in...

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Sports • Published June 26, 2022 06:41 p.m.

Valley Boys’ Tennis Has a Year to Remember

With the bulk of last year’s club returning, Head Coach Callie Riggio felt that the Valley Regional boys’ tennis team had the potential to put together a strong season in 2022. The...

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Sports • Published June 26, 2022 01:08 p.m.

Top Teams Take Defeats in Deep River Horseshoe League

The top three teams in the Deep River Horseshoe League all took 5-1 defeats during Week 8 play at the First Congregational Church on June 16. The Marlins remain in first place with a half-game...

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Sports • Published June 19, 2022 07:48 p.m.

Cecchini Records Stellar Scores at Major Gymnastics Meets

Chester resident JacAlan Cecchini put together an exceptional performance during his gymnastics season this year, earning multiple first-place finishes at some big-time championship meets....

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Sports • Published June 19, 2022 12:37 p.m.

Valley Crew Earns Some Firsts at Emerson Regatta

The Valley Regional crew program turned in a solid performance when the Warriors competed at the Emerson Regatta in Middletown on June 5. Valley’s varsity girls’ 4 boat and mixed 8...

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Sports • Published June 19, 2022 12:37 p.m.

Standings Tightening Up in Deep River Horseshoe League

The Pirates posted their second sweep in a row when they blanked the Dodgers by a 6-0 score during Week 7 play in the Deep River Horseshoe League on June 9. The Pirates moved to within a half-game ...

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Sports • Published June 13, 2022 09:04 a.m.

Valley Boys’ Lacrosse Builds a Foundation with Hawkins

While it was only his first year as head coach of the Valley Regional boys’ lacrosse team, Colby Hawkins entered the 2022 season with big expectations. After seeing his team grow throughout ...

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Sports • Published June 12, 2022 05:26 p.m.

Wyszkowski Represents Warriors at Individual Invitational Tournament

Senior Nic Wyszkowski represented the Valley Regional boys’ tennis team when he competed in the singles bracket of the Individual Invitational Tournament held at Wesleyan University from...

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Sports • Published June 12, 2022 05:25 p.m.

Action Heating Up in Deep River Horseshoe League

After the rains came and postponed recent play in the Deep River Horseshoe League by a couple of days, Week 6 action took place on the green at the First Congregational Church on June 6. With one-...

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Sports • Published June 05, 2022 09:03 p.m.

Rangers Make the Leap to 2nd Place in Deep River Horseshoe League

With six teams tied for second place entering the week, the Rangers moved into sole possession of the No. 2 spot in the standings following Week 5 action in the Deep River Horseshoe League on May...

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Sports • Published June 05, 2022 09 p.m.

Valley Baseball Loses in Shoreline Final, Class S Quarters; Girls’ Tennis Takes Defeat in Class M Semifinals

BaseballThe Valley Regional baseball team took a 4-2 loss against Old Saybrook in the championship game of the Shoreline Conference Tournament and then won its first two...

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Sports • Published May 26, 2022 04:33 p.m.

Valley Regional Holds College Signing Day

The Valley Regional High School athletic program hosted college athlete signing day event on May 12. The Valley Class of 2022 features 11 seniors who will continue their academic and athletic...

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Sports • Published May 26, 2022 01:03 p.m.

Valley Boys’ Tennis Crowns Two Conference Champs; Baseball Squad Advances to Shoreline Final

Boys’ TennisThe Valley Regional boys’ tennis team put forth some exceptional performances when the Shoreline Conference tournaments were held at Old Lyme and...

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Sports • Published May 25, 2022 05 p.m.

Six Teams Tied for Second in Deep River Horseshoe League

The Marlins took their second-straight loss by dropping a 3.5-2.5 decision against the Dodgers during Week 4 action in the Deep River Horseshoe League, but still remain atop the standings by 2.5...

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Sports • Published May 22, 2022 05:12 p.m.

Warriors Ready to Compete in Shoreline and States

BaseballThe Valley Regional baseball team completed the 2022 regular season with an overall record of 18-2 after claiming victory in all four of its games last week. The...

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Sports • Published May 22, 2022 05:03 p.m.

Reds Hand the Marlins First Defeat in Deep River Horseshoe League

The Reds handed the Marlins their first loss of the season by claiming a 4-2 victory when the two teams squared off during Week 3 action in the Deep River Horseshoe League at the First...

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Sports • Published May 22, 2022 01:52 p.m.

Valley Softball Punches State Tourney Ticket

The 2022 season has been all business for the Valley Regional softball team. With their regular-season record finalized at 8-11, the Warriors are eyeing a deep run through the postseason after...

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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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