Friday, January 22, 2021

Westbrook Sports

Sports • Published Jan. 16, 2021 01:50 p.m.

CIAC Approves Plan for Modified Winter Sports Season

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) has approved a plan for a modified winter sports season to begin with practices this week and games during the second week of February....

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Sports • Published Jan. 11, 2021 03:06 a.m.

Shoreline Spartans Building Burgeoning Rugby Program

There are a variety of sports played along the Connecticut shoreline, and rugby sometimes gets short shrift among them. While the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) offers...

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Sports • Published Jan. 09, 2021 12:52 p.m.

CIAC Approves Mitigating Strategies for Winter Sports, Practices Still Scheduled to Start on Jan. 19

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) held a Board of Control meeting last week and, although no final decisions on a potential winter season were made, the tentative plan to...

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Sports • Published Jan. 04, 2021 11:08 a.m.

Westbrook Waiting, Wishing for Winter Season

The Westbrook girls’ basketball squad is still in a holding pattern as it waits for the beginning of the winter season. The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) delayed...

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Sports • Published Dec. 28, 2020 09:10 a.m.

2020 Westbrook Sports Year in Review

There were several positive outcomes for Westbrook sports in 2020. The Westbrook boys’ basketball team saw marked improvement during the winter, while Lauren Horne wrapped up a stellar...

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Sports • Published Dec. 28, 2020 12:58 a.m.

2020: A Look at the Twists and Turns of Local Sports

2020 was truly a year like no other, and life in the sports world was certainly no exception. Both close to home and around the world, the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic had a huge impact on...

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Sports • Published Dec. 24, 2020 08:56 p.m.

Roberts Finishes Field Hockey Career with Best Year Yet

The 2020 field hockey season was an unusual one for Bailey Roberts. However, it ultimately turned out to be the best year of Bailey’s career as a member of the Westbrook field hockey team....

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Sports • Published Dec. 17, 2020 01:12 p.m.

Schneider Forges a Path at Old Saybrook

Jacob Schneider was trying to find his place in the sports world when he happened upon cross country in the 6th grade. Jacob found his niche in running and stuck with it all the way through his...

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Sports • Published Dec. 14, 2020 11:36 a.m.

Rams Keep Climbing with AnotherSuccessful Campaign in 2020

The Old Saybrook field hockey team had a fantastic season even with the COVID-19 pandemic looming over the proceedings. The Rams turned an overall record of 7-3-1 including an appearance against...

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Sports • Published Nov. 18, 2020 06:41 p.m.

CIAC Moves Start of Winter Sports to Jan. 19

With the 2020 fall season now complete, athletes and coaches around the state are anxiously waiting to see if their teams will compete during the winter season, although it won’t be for a...

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Sports • Published Nov. 09, 2020 01:25 p.m.

Westbrook Cancels Rest of Season Due to COVID-19

All Westbrook High School sports have been canceled due to positive COVID-19 tests within the student body and/or faculty, resulting in a school closure that will last through the rest of the fall ...

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Sports • Published Nov. 09, 2020 10:49 a.m.

Old Saybrook Field Hockey Caps Outstanding Regular Season with 2-1 Week

The Old Saybrook field hockey squad has put together an outstanding run this year. The Rams ended the regular season with a 7-2-1 record, and their only losses came against North Branford, who is...

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Sports • Published Nov. 09, 2020 03:46 a.m.

CIAC Delays Start of Winter Sports

While teams and leagues try to complete the fall season, the chances of playing high school sports during the winter remain in question as we head deeper into November.On Nov. 5, the...

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Sports • Published Nov. 05, 2020 01:55 p.m.

Goss Helps Keep the Opposition Off the Board

Bailey Goss has quickly developed a reputation as one of the top goalkeepers in the Shoreline Conference. A junior at Morgan, Bailey is in his first season as the starting goalie for the Morgan...

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Sports • Published Nov. 02, 2020 04:39 a.m.

Westbrook Field Hockey Plays Valley to a Draw; Boys’ Soccer Loses to Old Saybrook

Field HockeyThe Westbrook field hockey team played just one game last week and came away with a tie in the contest. The draw moved the Knights’ record to 2-3-3 on...

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Sports • Published Oct. 26, 2020 04:49 a.m.

Westbrook Field Hockey Plays Old Saybrook to Scoreless Tie; Soccer Teams Take Defeats

Field HockeyThe Westbrook field hockey team played a pair of games last week and wound up with a tie and a loss between the two contests. With these results, the...

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Sports • Published Oct. 19, 2020 11:04 a.m.

Westbrook Takes Two in Early Turnaround to Season

The Westbrook field hockey team got off to a slow start this season, but has recently turned it around. The Knights recorded a pair of wins last week to improve their record to 2-2-1 on the season....

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Sports • Published Oct. 19, 2020 05:02 a.m.

Westbrook Boys’ Soccer Grabs First Win; Girls Take Loss to Morgan

Boys’ SoccerThe Westbrook boys’ soccer team played two matches and split their decisions last week. With these results, the Knights’ record moved to 1-...

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Sports • Published Oct. 16, 2020 02:23 p.m.

Shoreline Golf Society Hands Out Two Championships

The Shoreline Golf Society (SGS) crowned a couple of champions at Fox Hopyard Golf Club in East Haddam on Oct. 11. Bob Gworek of Clinton won the SGS season-long Match Play Championship, while...

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Sports • Published Oct. 16, 2020 02:23 p.m.

Westbrook Dance Academy Irish Step Students Place At Harvest Feis

On Sept. 26, four members of the Mulkerin School of Irish dance classes at Westbrook Dance Academy (WDA)—Avery Bragg of Clinton, Audrey Bragg of Clinton, Olivia Hartmann of Clinton, Neilly...

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Sports • Published Oct. 12, 2020 08:58 a.m.

Westbrook Field Hockey Gains a Tie; Soccer Squads Looking for First Win

Field HockeyThe Westbrook field hockey squad took part in a pair of games last week and came away with a loss and a tie. With these results, the Knights’ record...

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Sports • Published Oct. 12, 2020 01:06 a.m.

Huskies Split Two as Team Solidifies

The Morgan boys’ soccer squad is beginning to see its campaign come into shape after playing its first three games. In two of those games, Morgan played what are likely to be the top two...

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Sports • Published Oct. 05, 2020 09:53 a.m.

Knights’ Field Hockey, Girls’ Soccer Drop Openers

Field HockeyThe Westbrook field hockey team played its first matchup of the season with a contest against Old Saybrook on Oct. 2. The Knights took a 4-0 loss versus the...

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Sports • Published Oct. 05, 2020 09:53 a.m.

Westbrook Boys’ Soccer Rising to Challenge of 2020 Season

The Westbrook boys’ soccer squad took to the pitch for the first time in a very different looking season than anyone imagined. After COVID-19 led to false starts and stops during the...

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Sports • Published Oct. 05, 2020 02:29 a.m.

CIAC Has Plans for Alternative Season in the Spring

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference (CIAC) has announced a plan to play an alternative season in spring 2021 for any sports that don’t complete at least 40 percent of games...

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