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Sports Person of the Week • Published March 26, 2020 03:38 p.m.

Fiore Brings Fire to the Ice

Prior to this year, the last time the North Haven boys’ ice hockey team had won a game in the Division II State Tournament was in 2016. Heading into this year’s tournament, the...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published March 26, 2020 03:38 p.m.

Castaneda Makes History on the Mat

Zayuri Castaneda carved out her own special place in East Haven wrestling history this winter. Zayuri, a sophomore, made a name for herself when she claimed the gold at the inaugural Girls’ ...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published March 26, 2020 03:38 p.m.

Vitola Making a Splash with the Marlins

Clinton resident Abby Vitola is making a big-time impact as a member of the Valley Shore YMCA Marlins swimming team. Abby is a sophomore at Morgan, but since there is no girls’ swim team at ...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published March 26, 2020 03:38 p.m.

Yakimoff’s Clutch in the Crease

Jared Yakimoff has played a pivotal role in the Branford boys’ ice hockey squad’s recent run of success with his excellent performance in net. A junior, Jared plays goalie for a...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published March 26, 2020 03:38 p.m.

Grabowski Grew as a Player and a Leader

Gavin Grabowski proved an efficient scorer as a member of the Valley Regional boys’ basketball team during the past two seasons. A senior captain, Gavin recently finished his high school...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published March 26, 2020 03:38 p.m.

Garofalo’s Always on the Ice

Christina Garofalo laced up her first pair of ice skates when she was just four years old and quickly became fixated on skating as much as she could. Christina was a figure skater for several...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published March 26, 2020 03:38 p.m.

Carusone Guides the Tigers to Historic Season

Izzy Carusone has been a cheerleader for many years, but she never had to deal with a challenge as big as the one she faced with the Hand cheerleading team this winter. After competing with 20...

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Sports • Published March 26, 2020 03:34 p.m.

Fishing From a Distance

The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak is winding its way into everyone’s conversations and monopolizing the discussion. While COVID-19 should clearly be taken seriously, we remain hopeful...

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Sports • Published March 23, 2020 12:48 p.m.

H-K’s Track Teams Enjoy Stellar Seasons

Haddam-Killingworth’s boys’ and girls’ indoor track teams both had memorable seasons this winter. The boys’ team defended its league title by taking first place at the...

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Sports • Published March 23, 2020 09:25 a.m.

Young Warriors Surprise the Shoreline

The Valley Regional girls’ basketball team was a pleasant surprise in the Shoreline Conference during the 2019-’20 campaign. The Warriors featured a young club with first-year Head...

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Sports • Published March 23, 2020 09:24 a.m.

Morgan Girls’ Hoops Turns in Stellar Season

The Morgan girls’ basketball team put together a strong 2019-’20 season by finishing with a record of 18-5, while seeing some postseason success. The Huskies made it to the...

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Sports • Published March 23, 2020 12:21 a.m.

Guilford Girls’ Hoops Finished Strong This Year

This winter, the Guilford girls’ basketball team reinforced the notion that how you finish is certainly more important how you start. The Indians got out to a tough start by losing eight of ...

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Sports • Published March 22, 2020 10:43 p.m.

East Haven Boys' Hoops Grew as a Group This Winter

The East Haven boys’ basketball spent most of its season playing with a five-man rotation this winter. After altering their game-plan at the beginning of the year, the Yellowjackets found...

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Sports • Published March 22, 2020 09:22 p.m.

North Branford Boys’ Hoops Makes Some Nice Strides

The North Branford boys’ basketball team was led by a couple of powerful presences in the paint this winter. With senior captains Bret Fee and Mike Sitro controlling things down low, the...

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Sports • Published March 21, 2020 04:53 p.m.

CIAC Postpones Start of Spring Sports

One week after canceling the State Tournaments for the winter season, the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) announced that it is postponing the start of the high school spring ...

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Sports • Published March 21, 2020 12:02 a.m.

North Haven Sports Hall of Fame Selects Seven for Induction

The North Haven High School (NHHS) Sports Hall of Fame recently announced that it has selected seven people for induction as part of its Class of 2020. This year’s inductees are Chris Conte,...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published March 20, 2020 04:12 p.m.

Petonito’s Perseverance Pays Dividends

John Petonito fits the true definition of a hard worker. As a senior captain on the Guilford boys’ basketball team, John exemplifies the kind of player that any program needs to succeed....

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Sports Person of the Week • Published March 20, 2020 04:12 p.m.

Kornacki Enjoys Decorated Career with North Haven Cheer

When Sophie Kornacki was in middle school, the coaches in the North Haven cheerleading program already knew that she had the potential to become a key member of their program. North Haven’s ...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published March 20, 2020 04:12 p.m.

Gibson Makes a Big Jump on the Slopes

Cal Gibson has put together a fantastic season with the Mount Snow Academy (MSA) this year. In the national rankings of the USA Snowboard and Freeski Association, Cal holds second place in the...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published March 20, 2020 04:12 p.m.

Loehmann’s a Jack-of-All-Trades in Track

While some track athletes might focus on a single event, Ian Loehmann has become a jack-of-all-trades for the Yellowjackets. Ian has experience competing in four events and excelled in both the...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published March 20, 2020 04:12 p.m.

Sitro Makes the Most of Two Campaigns at North Branford

After getting cut from his 8th-grade basketball team, Mike Sitro spent one year at Sheehan and then stepped away from the game as a sophomore. However, Mike made a triumphant comeback when he...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published March 20, 2020 04:12 p.m.

McComiskey’s Dedication Generates Success

Leah McComiskey typically practices her shooting motion by tossing her basketball pillow in the air. This type of focus on her craft has paid big-time dividends for both Leah and the Morgan...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published March 20, 2020 04:12 p.m.

Wehrle on the Upslope with Tigers’ Ski Team

When Micky Wehrle first put on a pair of skis, he instantly fell in love. Starting on the courses of Powder Ridge in Connecticut and then expanding to the Green Mountains of Vermont, Micky...

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Sports • Published March 20, 2020 03:38 p.m.

A New Season is Upon Us

Spring will be officially here at 11:50 p.m. on Thursday, March 19 as those who celebrate the vernal equinox welcome the change of seasons. Life is about to be in full bloom, while below the...

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Sports • Published March 16, 2020 09:07 a.m.

CIAC Cancels State Tournaments in Wake of Coronavirus Outbreak

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) made a monumental decision last week when the organization announced that it was canceling all of its remaining State Tournament games as ...

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