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Sports • Published July 12, 2022 08:30 a.m.

Madison Legion Has a Big Week with Four Victories

As he stepped into his first year as head coach of the Madison 19-U American Legion team, Jason Vitale wanted this year’s squad to make a run in Zone 2 while having fun playing summer...

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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 05, 2022 12:58 p.m.

Hand Baseball Sees Continued Success on the Field

One year after winning a Class L state title, Hand baseball Head Coach Travis LaPointe didn’t want to put any added pressure on the Tigers as they entered the 2022 season. LaPointe wanted...

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Sports • Published July 04, 2022 04:45 p.m.

Post 79 Seniors Pick Up a Couple of Wins

The Madison Senior American Legion 19-U baseball team had five contests on its schedule in Zone 2 action last week. Post 79 came away with victories in two of the five games to move to 5-4 for the ...

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Sports • Published July 04, 2022 04:45 p.m.

Madison 17-U AAU Loses Both Ends of a Doubleheader

The Madison 17-U AAU baseball team took two defeats in a recent doubleheader against Technique Tigers Navy. Madison moved to 4-4 on the year with the two losses.The Madison Tigers hit on...

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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 27, 2022 01:02 p.m.

Cougars’ Softball Sees Stellar Season in 2022

The Haddam-Killingworth softball entered the 2022 season with seven returning starters, all of whom were in their sophomore years. The efforts of those sophomores, combined with the performance of ...

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Sports • Published June 26, 2022 09:40 p.m.

DePino Earns Freshman All-American Honors at Rhode Island

Madison native Anthony DePino has been named to the 2022 Collegiate Baseball Freshmen All-America Team based on his performance during his first season with baseball team at the University of...

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Sports • Published June 26, 2022 07:08 p.m.

Hand Graduates Ready to Compete at the Next Level

A group of student-athletes who graduated from Hand this year recently attended a ceremony in recognition of their decision to continue playing sports in college. Twenty-two members of the...

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Sports • Published June 26, 2022 07:03 p.m.

Madison Tigers AAU Takes Two Defeats

The Madison Tigers 17-U AAU baseball team traveled to Vernon to take on the CT Fury for a doubleheader in East Shore Travel League action on June 25. The Tigers took defeats in both ends of the...

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

Madison Senior Legion Takes 2 of 3 from Hamden

The Madison Senior American Legion 19-U baseball team had three games against Hamden on its schedule last week. Post 79 came away from the slate with two victories to improve its record to 3-1 for ...

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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 05:48 p.m.

Semple Helped Develop a Championship Culture as Hand’s Athletic Director

After spending the past 18 years as the athletic director at Daniel Hand High School, Craig Semple is stepping down to take on a similar role at Masuk. Throughout the past two decades, Semple has...

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

Madison Senior Legion Posts Shutout in Opener

The Madison Senior American Legion 19-U baseball team began the 2022 season with a shutout victory versus Branford last week. On June 16, Post 79 hosted Branford at Town Campus Field and won the...

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

Cavrell Competes for H-K in CIAC Decathlon; Cougars See Several Athletes Run the Steeplechase

Boys’ Outdoor TrackThe Haddam-Killingworth boys’ outdoor track team was represented by Kevin Cavrell in the CIAC Decathlon last week, and the Cougars also saw ...

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

Veth Represents Hand at CIAC Decathlon; Two Tigers Participate in Steeplechase

Senior Morgan Veth competed on behalf of the Hand boys’ outdoor track team at the CIAC Decathlon last week, while two athletes also represented the Tigers in the 2,000-Meter Steeplechase....

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

Madison Tigers 17-U AAU Team Off to 4-0 Start

The Madison Tigers 17-U AAU baseball team played four games to kick off its 2022 campaign last week. The Tigers notched victories in all four of those contests to open the year with a record of 4-...

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

Two Seniors Go All-SCC for Hand Boys’ Volleyball

The Hand boys’ volleyball squad had two athletes selected to the All-Southern Connecticut Conference Team for their performances during the 2022 spring season. Senior captain Trey Adams and ...

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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 14, 2022 11:26 a.m.

Tigers Finish in Third at States

The Hand boys’ golf team finished out the 2022 season by earning a third-place finish at the Division I State Championship meet last week. With several of the Tigers returning for next year,...

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Sports • Published June 14, 2022 11:26 a.m.

Hand Baseball Takes Defeat in Class L Semis; Girls’ Golf Competes at Division II Championship

BaseballThe Hand baseball team was eliminated from the Class L State Tournament by taking a loss versus Windsor in a semifinal game last week. Hand finished the 2022...

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Sports • Published June 14, 2022 11:26 a.m.

H-K Boys’ Lacrosse Loses in State Semifinals; Law Places 3rd in Long Jump at the Open, New Englands

Boys’ LacrosseThe Haddam-Killingworth boys’ lacrosse team’s storybook 2022 season come to a close with a loss against Weston the semifinal round of the ...

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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 07, 2022 12:02 p.m.

Hand Girls’ Tennis Earns Runner-Up Honors in Class M

The athletes on the Hand girls’ tennis team never took their sights off making a deep postseason run after legendary coach Kitty Palmer retired prior to the 2022 season. With first-year...

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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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