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Branford’s Baseball Teams Open Play in the CEBA

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North Haven Warriors Lose to Madison in Dream League Opener

The North Haven Warriors girls’ lacrosse team played a home game versus Madison to kick off its campaign in the newly formed Dream League. Head Coach Bernie Pellegrino’s club took a...

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Branford Wrestling Holds Virtual Awards Ceremony

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Sports • Published July 12, 2020 04:21 p.m.

Madison Mavericks Notch Two Quick Victories in the Dream League

Even though the Daniel Hand girls’ lacrosse team was unable to play its high school season due to COVID-19, the Tigers’ athletes have been given the opportunity to compete in newly...

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Madison’s Baseball Teams Start Season in CEBA

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Sports • Published July 11, 2020 05:28 p.m.

Guilford Seahawks Off to Stellar Start in the Dream League

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Sports • Published July 11, 2020 03:29 p.m.

Branford Sting Starts Season with a Split

The Branford Sting girls’ lacrosse team kicked off play in the Dream League by splitting its first two games of the season last week. Branford took a loss to Madison in its season opener...

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North Haven Opens Play in the Connecticut Elite Baseball Association

Play ball! That was what hundreds of baseball players in the state were saying when the Connecticut Elite Baseball Association (CEBA) started up its season last week. One of the teams that is...

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Sports • Published July 09, 2020 07:06 p.m.

2020 Haddam-Killingworth Girls’ Volleyball Schedule

Thursday, Sept. 10: vs. Morgan at 4 p.m.Monday, Sept. 14: vs. North Branford at 4 p.m.Wednesday, Sept. 16: at Hale-Ray at 4 p.m.Monday, Sept. 21: at Coginchaug at 5:30 p.m....

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Sports • Published July 09, 2020 06:59 p.m.

2020 Hand Girls’ Volleyball Schedule

Friday, Sept. 11: at Guilford at 6:30 p.m.Wednesday, Sept. 16: Jonathan Law at 5:15 p.m.Thursday, Sept. 17: at Lyman Hall at 5 p.m.Monday, Sept. 21: vs. Wilbur Cross at 7 p.m....

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Sports • Published July 09, 2020 06:48 p.m.

2020 Guilford Girls’ Volleyball Schedule

Friday, Sept. 11: vs. Daniel Hand at 6:30 p.m.Monday, Sept. 14: vs. East Lyme at 5:30 p.m.Wednesday, Sept. 16: vs. Amity at 5:30 p.m.Friday, Sept. 18: at Lauralton Hall at...

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Sports • Published July 09, 2020 06:42 p.m.

2020 Branford Girls' Volleyball Schedule

Thursday, Sept. 10: vs. East Haven at 6:15 p.m.Monday, Sept. 14: at Mercy at 5:30 p.m.Wednesday, Sept. 16: at Career at 5:30 p.m.Friday, Sept. 18: vs. Hillhouse at 6:15 p.m....

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Sports • Published July 09, 2020 06:36 p.m.

2020 North Branford Girls’ Volleyball Schedule

Thursday, Sept. 10: vs. East Hampton at 5:30 p.m.Monday, Sept. 14: at Haddam-Killingworth at 4 p.m.Wednesday, Sept. 16: vs. Old Lyme at 5:30 p.m.Friday, Sept. 18: vs. Sacred...

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Sports • Published July 09, 2020 06:29 p.m.

2020 Valley Regional Girls’ Volleyball Schedule

Thursday, Sept. 10: at Old Lyme at 5:30 p.m.Saturday, Sept. 12: vs. East Lyme at noonMonday, Sept. 14: at Waterford at 5:30 p.m.Wednesday, Sept. 16: at Morgan at 5:30 p.m....

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Sports • Published July 09, 2020 06:20 p.m.

2020 Morgan Girls' Volleyball Schedule

Thursday, Sept. 10: at Haddam-Killingworth at 4 p.m.Saturday, Sept. 12: vs. New London at noonMonday, Sept. 14: at Old Lyme at 5:30 p.m.Wednesday, Sept. 16: vs. Valley...

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Sports • Published July 09, 2020 06:19 p.m.

2020 North Haven Girls' Volleyball Schedule

Wednesday, Sept. 9: vs. Jonathan Law, Foran, and West Haven at 3:30 p.m. (scrimmage)Friday, Sept. 11: at Shelton at 6 p.m.Monday, Sept. 14: vs. Hamden at 5:30 p.m.Wednesday,...

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Sports • Published July 09, 2020 06:04 p.m.

2020 East Haven Girls’ Volleyball Schedule

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Sports Person of the Week • Published July 09, 2020 05:02 p.m.

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