Greenwich’s Grainger wins national squash title

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Greenwich resident Natalie Grainger, the squash director at Chelsea Piers Connecticut, added two more impressive achievements to her career last week. Besides claiming her third national doubles championship, Grainger was one of six players selected to represent the U.S. in the 2015 Pan American Games in Toronto. The Pan Am Games, which are held every […] [Read More]
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Greenwich High School sophomore Jessica Freiheit has starred for the Cardinals and her Darien YMCA club team.

Freiheit shines at YMCA State Championships

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Greenwich High School sophomore Jessica Freiheit starred at the YMCA State Gymnastics Championships with her Darien YMCA club team recently in Glastonbury. Freiheit won the uneven bars title with a score of 9.0 and was the champion in the beam (9.2) and the vault (9.4). She also placed fourth in the floor exercise (9.15). Freiheit […] [Read More]
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Leonard of Greenwich Academy excels at squash nationals

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Several squash players from Chelsea Piers Connecticut’s (Stamford) Elite Squash Program excelled in their respective age groups recently at the U.S. Junior Nationals. Kayley Leonard, a Greenwich Academy senior, who flourished as the Gators’ No. 1 player this past season, placed an impressive third in the Girls Under 19 Division. Leonard went undefeated on the […] [Read More]
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Back row left to right: Nick Colletti( assistant coach), Nicholas Frank, Zack Alza, Griffin Fraser, Michelle Morganti, Marlo Garcia, Nick Veronis, Leslie Colin, Klaus Marin's, Rachel Davis ( coach)
Front row left to right: Jimmy O'Malley , Ryu Yancey, Delaney Roth, Nancy Stambaugh, Robert Freder, Matthew Rothman, Samantha Alvarado, Luke Sileo, Erin Montague( guidance counselor)
Missing- Kira Pops and Giani Arias
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Western Middle School competes in Unified basketball tournament

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The Western Middle School Wildcats competed in the middle school Unified Basketball tournament in New Haven last week. Unified Sports is a registered program of Special Olympics that combines approximately equal numbers of athletes with and without intellectual disability on sports teams for training and competition. The Wildcats are the first middle school Unified team […] [Read More]
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Thomas Dillinger earned First Team All-FCIAC honors in numerous events for Greenwich, which won the Class LL, FCIAC and State Open titles. Bob Luckey photo.

A dozen Cardinals make All-FCIAC boys swim and diving team

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It’s no surprise that the Greenwich High School boys swimming team was well represented on the 2015 All-FCIAC Team. Twelve Cardinals athletes graced the All-FCIAC list, the most of any team. Greenwich followed an undefeated regular season by cruising to the FCIAC, Class LL and State Open titles for coach Terry Lowe. Senior Thomas Dillinger […] [Read More]
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Greenwich native Cam Atkinson was selected as one of the NHL's "Three Stars" of the week. Photo courtesy of NHL.

Greenwich’s Cam Atkinson receives NHL honor

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Cam Atkinson’s impressive exploits on the ice for the Columbus Blue Jackets haven’t gone unnoticed by the NHL. The Greenwich native was named one of the NHL’s “Three Stars” for the week ending March 29. A speedy right wing, Atkinson scored four goals, registered seven points and led the NHL with a +6 rating for […] [Read More]
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YWCA Dolphins shine at state championship

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Paced by six gold medals apiece from Kate Hazlett and Meghan Lynch, three first-place finishes from William Belmont and a first ever win by Ryan Bedell, the Greenwich YWCA Dolphins swimming team placed eighth overall in the Connecticut State Age Group Championships recently at Wesleyan University in Middletown. The three-and-a-half day, 40-team meet, which included […] [Read More]
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From left to right, Paul Grasso, Thomas Burke, coach Jose Samora and Grant MacFaddin, pose with the first-place trophy. The Bruins fencers won the sabre title at the state competition. Photo courtesy of Brunswick School.

Brunswick fencers win state title

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Brunswick School’s sabre fencing team won the Connecticut State championship recently in Bridgeport. The Bruins’ sabre squad qualified for the event by excelling at the Individual Fencing Championships – a competition that saw Bruins senior captain Grant MacFaddin place third overall. The Connecticut State High School Fencing Championships featured high school teams public and private, […] [Read More]
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