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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 • 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 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 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 • 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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Sports Person of the Week • Published March 12, 2020 03:59 p.m.

Ensinger Does it All on the Court

Cade Ensinger always makes a positive contribution on the basketball court. Whether through his offense or defense, Cade has guided the Valley Regional boys’ basketball team to its fair...

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Sports • Published March 09, 2020 08:49 a.m.

Valley’s Co-op Swim Team Takes 2nd at Nutmegs; Boys’ Hoops Lose in Shoreline Semis

Boys’ Swimming and DivingThe Haddam-Killingworth/Morgan/Valley Regional (H-K/M/VR) boys’ swimming and diving team finished in second place at the Nutmeg...

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Sports • Published March 09, 2020 08:47 a.m.

Warriors See Season End in First Round of States

The Valley Regional girls’ basketball team’s season came to a close last week with a loss in the first round of the Class M State Tournament. The Warriors took a 54-48 on the road...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published March 06, 2020 04:22 p.m.

Grow Earns Starting Spot as a Freshman

Lily Grow has learned a lot about herself as a basketball player through her family’s roots, and that foundation is helping her have a fruitful freshman season with the Valley Regional...

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Sports • Published March 02, 2020 08:36 a.m.

Valley’s Hockey Squads Take Losses; Girls’ Basketball Preps for States

Boys’ Ice HockeyThe East Haven co-op ice hockey team took three defeats during the last week of the regular to put its record at 8-12 entering the playoffs.On ...

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Sports • Published March 02, 2020 08:35 a.m.

Valley Beats H-K in Shoreline Quarters, Eyeing Deep Playoff Run

The Valley Regional boys’ basketball team took its first step on its postseason path last week with a victory over Haddam-Killingworth in the Shoreline Conference Tournament quarterfinal....

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Feb. 27, 2020 12:58 p.m.

Ward Wears the Captain’s Hat with Pride

Erin Ward’s schedule is filled to the brim for a big chunk of the school year. Erin is a sophomore on the Valley Regional gymnastics team that recently won the Shoreline Conference title...

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Sports • Published Feb. 24, 2020 09:26 a.m.

Warriors Extend Streak to 15; Co-op Hockey Squad Makes States

Boys’ BasketballThe Valley Regional boys’ basketball team had just a single game against Shoreline Conference foe Morgan on the schedule last week. The...

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Sports • Published Feb. 24, 2020 09:25 a.m.

Valley Beats Westbrook in Shoreline Opener, Loses in Quarterfinals

The Valley Regional girls’ basketball squad wrapped up the regular season and played in the Shoreline Conference Tournament last week. The Warriors qualified for Shorelines by virtue of...

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Sports • Published Feb. 22, 2020 02:27 a.m.

Gray School of Irish Dance Sees Success at New England Oireachtas

The Gray School of Irish Dance is delighted to announce its results from the New England Regional Irish Dance Championships, known as the New England Oireachtas, which were hosted at the Hartford...

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Sports • Published Feb. 22, 2020 02:27 a.m.

Astra Studio Grabs the Gold at Starbound Nationals

On the weekend of Feb. 7-9, students from the Astra Studio of Dance and Performing Arts participated in the Starbound National Talent Competition at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury....

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Sports • Published Feb. 22, 2020 02:27 a.m.

Calamari and Duval Earn All-State Honors for Valley Girls’ Soccer

Valley Regional seniors Samantha Calamari and Ava Duval recently received 2019 Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) All-State honors for their performances with the...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Feb. 20, 2020 01:55 p.m.

Grow Helping Valley Expand its Expectations

Jake Grow is playing a heavy hand in building the current edition of the Valley Regional boys’ basketball team. The Warriors are a senior-laden squad, and Jake is part of a cast of seniors...

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Sports • Published Feb. 17, 2020 09:08 a.m.

Valley Gymnastics Wins Regular-Season Finale; Indoor Track Competes at States

GymnasticsThe Valley Regional gymnastics team won its final meet of the regular season on Feb. 12. The Warriors faced off against Haddam-Killingworth/Morgan/Hale-Ray at...

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Sports • Published Feb. 17, 2020 09:04 a.m.

Warriors Refuse to Lose, Extend Win Streak to 14

The last time the Valley Regional boys’ basketball team lost a game, it was still 2019. The Warriors have piled up victory after victory in recent weeks and, with two more wins last week,...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Feb. 15, 2020 01:31 a.m.

Marchese Points Toward a Bright Future with Valley Girls’ Hoops

Addi Marchese has progressed into a impressive point guard with the Valley Regional girls’ basketball squad. On a team that has no seniors, Addi is leading the way as a junior captain for...

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Sports • Published Feb. 10, 2020 03:50 p.m.

Valley Gymnastics Claims Shoreline Conference Crown

The Valley Regional gymnastics squad was victorious at the Shoreline Conference Championship this past week. On Feb. 7, the Warriors turned in the highest tally of 111.95 points at the Shoreline...

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Sports • Published Feb. 10, 2020 09:29 a.m.

Valley Boys’ Basketball Runs Win Streak to 12; Boys' Hockey Adds a Pair of Wins

Boys’ BasketballThe Valley Regional boys’ basketball team had a pair of games on last week’s schedule and they won them both to mark a dozen straight...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published Feb. 06, 2020 01:25 p.m.

Sparaco Worked Hard to Get Back into Action

Dylan Sparaco serves as a great example of how perseverance can help overcome difficult circumstances. Dylan plays an important role as a knock-down shooter for the Valley Regional boys’...

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Sports • Published Feb. 03, 2020 08:33 a.m.

Valley Boys’ Hoops Wins 10th-Straight Game; Girls Get Victory Against Westbrook

Boys’ BasketballThe Valley Regional boys’ basketball squad played a pair of games last week and won both contests. The Warriors stretched their win streak to...

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