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Sports • Published July 12, 2020 11:53 p.m.

East Haven Baseball Playing in the CEBA This Summer

Baseball is officially back in town with East Haven competing in the Connecticut Elite Baseball Association (CEBA) this summer. East Haven is one of 36 teams that is playing at the U-19 level in...

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

2020 East Haven Girls’ Volleyball Schedule

Saturday, Sept. 5: East Haven Preseason Jamboree at 9 a.m.Monday, Sept. 7: vs. Mercy at 5 p.m. (scrimmage)Wednesday, Sept. 9: vs. Hamden at 4 p.m.Thursday, Sept. 10: at...

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

Streeto Found His Calling as a Catcher and a Captain

Two weeks into his senior year of high school, Mike Streeto reached out to East Haven baseball Head Coach Butch Johnson about getting the team together for some early practices. Even though the...

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Sports • Published July 05, 2020 02:24 p.m.

Easties Ready to Hit the Pitch with Experience

The East Haven girls’ soccer team featured an abundance of youth in Jake Hackett’s third season as the Yellowjackets’ head coach. East Haven had just four seniors with 15...

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Sports • Published July 02, 2020 03:12 p.m.

2020 East Haven Boys’ Soccer Schedule

Thursday, Sept. 10: at Branford at 6:30 p.m.Tuesday, Sept. 15: at Notre Dame-West Haven at 3:45 p.m.Tuesday, Sept. 22: vs. Cheshire at 4 p.m.Thursday, Sept. 24: at Lyman Hall...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published July 02, 2020 02:25 p.m.

Franceschi is All About Softball

Since she was eight years old, Sam Franceschi has lived by one motto: Eat, Sleep, Softball. Although she participated in other sports like soccer, gymnastics, and karate, Sam says that softball...

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Sports • Published June 28, 2020 05:44 p.m.

East Haven Football Looking to Keep a Good Thing Going

The East Haven football team has turned things around with Head Coach Scott Benoit. The Yellowjackets posted consecutive 7-3 records in their first two years with Benoit at the helm and were in...

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Sports • Published June 25, 2020 01:04 p.m.

2020 East Haven Girls’ Soccer Schedule

Friday, Sept. 4: at Westbrook at 3:45 p.m. (scrimmage)Wednesday, Sept. 16: vs. Jonathan Law at 6 p.m.Friday, Sept. 18: at Guilford at 3:45 p.m.Tuesday, Sept. 22: at Sheehan at ...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published June 25, 2020 12:41 p.m.

Franco-Spano Named East Haven’s Teacher of the Year

Liz Franco-Spano has lived in the same East Haven home since she was born. A dedicated member of her community, Liz has also been teaching in the town’s school system for the past 35 years. ...

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Sports • Published June 22, 2020 01:06 a.m.

East Haven’s Seniors Get a Special Sendoff

This East Haven softball team was going to have a tough act to follow this year after the Yellowjackets saw such a strong finish to the 2019 season. East Haven made a run to the championship game...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published June 18, 2020 01:19 p.m.

Gaudioso Made an Instant Impact on the Court

It didn’t take long for Matt Gaudioso to make a name for himself with the East Haven boys’ tennis team. Last year, Matt played his way into the top spot in East Haven’s lineup ...

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Sports • Published June 17, 2020 10:51 p.m.

2020 East Haven Football Schedule

All home games at East Haven High SchoolFriday, Sept. 11 at Sheehan at 6:30 p.m.Thursday, Sept. 17: vs. Lyman Hall at 7 p.m.Friday, Sept. 25: vs. Weston at 7 p.m....

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Sports • Published June 15, 2020 01:39 a.m.

Yellowjackets Looking to Stay on the Right Track

Coaches Rusty Dunne and Jim Vicario were devastated when they heard the news that the 2020 spring season was canceled due to COVID-19. Dunne is head coach of the East Haven girls’ outdoor...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published June 11, 2020 01:17 p.m.

Narracci’s Honored to be East Haven’s New Golf Coach

If you name a sport, then there is a good chance that Ricky Narracci has coached it. Ricky, who is the head coach of the East Haven boys’ basketball team, has also had stints coaching...

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Sports • Published June 07, 2020 09:22 p.m.

Johnson Appreciates the Leadership of His Seniors

In early September, just as school was about to begin, the four captains on the East Haven baseball team approached Head Coach Butch Johnson and said that they wanted to start preparing for the...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published June 04, 2020 03:41 p.m.

Fletcher Named New Coach for Middle School Wrestling Team

Heading into his sophomore year at East Haven High School, Jeff Fletcher had an opportunity to join the Yellowjackets’ wrestling team. While reluctant at first, Jeff decided to sign up and...

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Sports • Published May 30, 2020 07:26 p.m.

New League Forms with Hopes of Playing Summer Baseball

Even though there isn’t going to be any American Legion baseball this year, there still may be a chance for players in that age group to take the field during the summer of 2020. Last week, ...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published May 29, 2020 01:44 p.m.

Crisafi Proudly Continues Family Tradition

In his high school yearbook, Jeff Crisafi wrote that one of his goals was to be as good of a coach as his grandfather. Jeff’s grandfather was the late Frank Crisafi, who coached the...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published May 23, 2020 12:41 p.m.

DeLucia Honored to Wear the Captain’s Hat

Whether he’s playing on the tennis court or preparing for the courtroom, Marchello DeLucia knows that he has to stay focused. That’s exactly what Marchello has done as a member of...

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Sports • Published May 21, 2020 11:20 p.m.

Helms Makes Her Mark as a Freshman at Nebraska

In a Big Ten battle between the Nebraska and Indiana women’s basketball teams, the Cornhuskers found themselves down by 25 points in the second quarter. With 4:51 remaining in the half,...

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Sports • Published May 17, 2020 11:01 p.m.

Norwood Signs to Play Softball in College

East Haven resident Riley Norwood remembers driving past Cheshire Academy every day while attending the St. Bridget Catholic School. Norwood dreamed about potentially playing sports at Cheshire...

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Sports • Published May 16, 2020 02:26 p.m.

Pompano Helps Junior Whalers Win League Tourney

East Haven resident Gennaro Pompano helped lead the Connecticut Junior Whalers ice hockey team to the championship in the Atlantic Youth Hockey League this year. Pompano scored five goals to go...

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Sports • Published May 16, 2020 02:14 p.m.

No American Legion Baseball This Summer

The COVID-19 pandemic is preventing another season from being played in 2020. There will be no American Legion baseball games played in Connecticut—or the entire United States—this...

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Sports Person of the Week • Published May 14, 2020 01:53 p.m.

Heaphy Shines for the Easties on the Softball Field

The East Haven softball team was gearing up for a showdown against top-seeded St. Joseph heading into the second round of the 2019 Class L State Tournament. The Cadets had been dominating their...

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Sports • Published May 11, 2020 01:05 a.m.

Yellowjackets Wish That Court Was in Session

It wasn’t long ago that Anthony Perrotti was an athlete on the East Haven boys’ tennis team. A 2015 graduate, Perrotti returned to his alma mater last year to take the reins as head...

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