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Video: Stamford shuts out Warde

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Stamford defeated Warde 3-0 in a big FCIAC matchup Friday.   [Read More]
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Update: Sheftz resigns at Masuk

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Jacqui Sheftz built Masuk High softball into one of the state’s premier programs, but she’s ready to move on. Sheftz, on Tuesday, announced her resignation as Masuk’s softball coach, ending her successful 14-year stint in Monroe. “This is a very difficult decision for me,” Sheftz said by phone. “This is a very emotional time. Masuk […] [Read More]
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Sheftz’s future uncertain at Masuk

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In terms of sustaining success, very few have compiled a resume like Masuk softball’s. With three state titles and six South-West Conference championships over the last decade, the Panthers have been a staple of the postseason. Yet, despite the run of dominance, could a significant change be on the horizon at Masuk? Sources said that […] [Read More]
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Greenwich’s run ends in Class LL quarterfinals

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Greenwich’s winningest season came to an end Friday thanks to South Windsor. The third-seeded Cardinals couldn’t generate much offensively against South Windsor sophomore pitcher Peyton Silverman in a 4-0 loss to the Bobcats in the quarterfinal round of the CIAC Class LL Tournament. Silverman pitched a three-hitter with 11 strikeouts for 11th-seeded South Windsor, which […] [Read More]
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Video: Amity beats Darien in LL quarterfinal

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  No. 7 Amity scored three runs in the top of the seventh, beating No. 2 Darien 5-4 in the Class LL quarterfinals Friday. Amity will now face No. 11 South Windsor in the semifinals. [Read More]
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Ludlowe eliminated on one-hitter by Cheshire in Class LL

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In softball, it all starts on the mound. Of course, coaches will insist that they’re emphasizing fundamentally sound fielding and the proper approach at the plate mixing aggressiveness with patience. But if the opposing pitcher is throwing with velocity, command and razor-sharp location, then all a team can do is hope its pitcher is just […] [Read More]

Stamford beats New Canaan in LL opener

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Stamford beat New Canaan 7-2 in the opening round of the Class LL tournament Monday. Interesting note on this game: Stamford third base coach is former New Canaan sports star Gary Liberatore while New Canaan is coached by former Westhill athletes Danielle Simoneau and Joel Geriak.   [Read More]
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Cromwell cruises past Abbott Tech to advance to second round of Class S tournament

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A brilliant pitching performance from Malorie Leone was all No. 24 Cromwell needed to topple No. 9 Abbott Tech 8-0 in the first round of the Class S state tournament at Hatters Park Monday afternoon. “You just listen to music, talk to your friends and try to get in game mode and everything and not […] [Read More]
Categories: CSC, State Playoffs