Monthly Archive for April, 2009

: April, 2009

Osipow Wins Rioux Award

In a stellar year for female high school athletes in Stamford, Julie Osipow stood taller than all the rest. Osipow, the star center fielder for Westhill’s softball team, was named tonight as the 24th

Stamford: The City That Works — For Its Own

In the aftermath of Rachel Sottosanti’s tragic death Friday night, there have been two central themes, one I found somewhat surprising and one that was totally expected. While I knew Sottosanti, 19,

The 10 a.m. Call

The phone calls took place several days a week, almost always around 10 a.m. Sometimes we talked about that day’s paper, or something that happened in the office the night before. Most of the time we

Helping the Sottosanti Family

I stopped by to watch the final innings of the Westhill-Trinity Catholic softball game Saturday morning on my way into the office. As I caught up with friends watching beyond the outfield fence, the

A View From The Hill: Back on Track

(This is the latest in a series of entries by guest bloggers throughout the high school spring sports season. Returning captains Bobby Horn and Steve Rivera, who played a key role during the Westhill

Double Chek: Bouncing Back

(This is the latest in a series of entries by guest bloggers throughout the high school spring sports season. Sammi Nemchek is entering her fourth-year as a starter on Trinity Catholic’s softball

Power Play: An Inspiring First Win

(This is the latest in a series of entries by guest bloggers throughout the high school spring sports season. Stamford High senior Emily Powers, a starting defender for the school’s two-time state

A Grand Grounds Crew

Because of Monday’s heavy rain, there were just one baseball and two softball games played in the FCIAC today. Not surprisingly, one of the contests took place at the Stamford High School softball

Double Chek: Life on the Road

(This is the latest in a series of entries by guest bloggers throughout the high school spring sports season. Mike Nemchek and his daughter Sammi, who is entering her fourth year as a starter on

Duke’s Top Recruit

A lot has been made of the Duke basketball team’s incoming freshmen class, which is supposed to provide the type of inside players that should bolster what was considered the Blue Devils’ biggest