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July 15, 2020
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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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Sports • Published July 12, 2020 02:06 p.m.

Madison’s Baseball Teams Start Season in CEBA

U-19 BaseballThe Madison U-19 baseball team started off its season in the Connecticut Elite Baseball Association (CEBA) by winning its first three games of the campaign....

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

Coppola’s Courting Success at Hand

Sophia Coppola is a basketball fanatic. Sophia grew up watching NBA superstar LeBron James on television with her father, started playing the sport when she was in 3rd grade, and has been regular...

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Sports • Published July 02, 2020 05:18 p.m.

2020 Hand Boys’ Soccer Schedule

Tuesday, Sept. 1: vs. Stonington at 6 p.m. (scrimmage)Saturday, Sept. 5: vs. East Hartford at 11 a.m. (scrimmage)Tuesday, Sept. 8: at Hall at 6 p.m. (scrimmage)Saturday, Sept. ...

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

Cohen’s Eager to Guide the Tigers

The Hand girls’ soccer team hasn’t played in a state final since the 2006 season, but senior captain Anna Cohen is looking to take the Tigers back to the title game this fall. Anna...

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Sports • Published June 25, 2020 02:24 p.m.

2020 Hand Girls’ Soccer Schedule

Saturday, Sept. 12: at Guilford at 2 p.m.Friday, Sept. 18: at Jonathan Law at 3:45 p.m.Tuesday, Sept. 22: vs. Branford at 5 p.m.Thursday, Sept. 24: at Lauralton Hall at 3:45 p....

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

Brown Finds Her Niche as a Foil Fencer

Cameryn Brown has only been fencing for a few years, but she’s already turning heads with her standout performances. Cameryn was encouraged by her mother Lisa Gramlich to give fencing a...

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Sports • Published June 21, 2020 07 p.m.

Filippone’s Glad to be Back with the Tigers, Cautiously Optimistic About Season

Steve Filippone thought that his days of coaching football were done. In 2016, Filippone retired as head coach of the Hand football squad following a 27-year run in which he recorded 223 victories ...

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

2020 Hand Football Schedule

All home games at Surf ClubFriday, Sept. 11: at Fairfield Prep at Rafferty Stadium, Fairfield University at 6 p.m.Thursday, Sept. 17: vs. Sheehan at 6 p.m.Friday, Sept. 25: vs....

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Sports • Published June 15, 2020 12:15 a.m.

McConville Comes Back to Hand as New Girls’ Soccer Coach

Rob McConville can now officially say that he has found his way back home. After playing for the boys’ soccer team at Daniel Hand High School from 1996 to 1999, McConville has returned to...

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

Kuhn’s Been a Key Contributor Since Freshman Year

Julia Kuhn walked into the gym as a freshman at Daniel Hand High School, feeling hopeful that she would secure a spot on the varsity roster with girls’ basketball squad. Although she came...

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Sports • Published June 07, 2020 11:05 p.m.

Hand’s 4x400 Relay Celebrates Diversity and Success

The Hand boys’ indoor track team reached new heights during the 2019-’20 season. One of the biggest reasons behind the Tigers’ success was the performance of their 4x400-meter ...

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Sports • Published June 05, 2020 07:19 p.m.

Shoreline Golf Society Opens New Season with Presidents Cup

The Shoreline Golf Society (SGS) held its first major event of the year when the organization hosted the Presidents Cup at the Fox Hopyard Golf Club in East Haddam on May 24.Glenn Zavorskas ...

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

Wallace Was a King of the Hill at Hand

Liam Wallace proved the epitome of consistency for the Hand baseball team. A starting pitcher, Liam had a breakout season on the mound by posting a record of 7-1 with a 1.91 earned-run average as...

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Sports • Published May 31, 2020 06:48 p.m.

Wohlgemuth Chooses a New School for College Hoops

The coronavirus pandemic put a wrench in the CIAC’s plans to crown state champions this winter, after which the entire 2020 spring season was canceled. As COVID-19 affects student-athletes...

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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.

Lang Doubles Her Fun with the Tigers

Winning seems to be the only thing that Anna Lang knows how to do on the tennis court. Anna, a senior captain for the Hand girls’ tennis team, has never lost a regular-season match and has...

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

Lowy’s a Key Piece of the Tigers’ Future

It was the first day of the 2019 Class L Boys’ Tennis State Championship at Wesleyan University. The event featured several players who had previously competed at the meet, but also a...

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Sports • Published May 18, 2020 03:02 a.m.

LaPointe Will Always Appreciate the Tigers’ Seniors

Coming off of a season that featured a record of 18-7 and an SCC Oronoque Division title, Head Coach Travis LaPointe and the Hand baseball team were excited to embark on their 2020 campaign....

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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.

Riordan Enjoys Nice Career Between the Baselines

When Sam Riordan moved to Madison as a 1st-grader, she started taking tennis lessons at Madison Racquet & Swim Club. Coincidentally, two of Sam’s future teammates on the Hand...

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Sports • Published May 09, 2020 08:48 p.m.

CIAC Cancels 2020 Spring Season

On May 5, the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) made an announcement that seemed inevitable: There will be no high school season for spring sports in 2020. With the world...

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Sports • Published May 03, 2020 10:18 p.m.

Driscoll Drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles

Jack Driscoll always dreamed of becoming a professional football player when he was a child. On April 25, Driscoll’s dream became a reality when the offensive tackle was selected by the...

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Sports • Published May 03, 2020 08:59 p.m.

Tigers Had the Potential for Another Memorable Year

The Hand boys’ tennis team was poised for another stellar season in 2020. The Tigers were coming off a 2019 campaign that saw the squad post an overall record of 22-0, defend their SCC...

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