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Tremendous season comes to an end for Thomaston Field Hockey in Class S semi’s

BRANFORD – On the green football carpet in the crisp atmosphere of Branford High School, the Thomaston High field hockey team saw its dream of a state title die Tuesday night. But while painful, it was a noble ending. The No. 3 Bears battled No. 2 Stonington toe-to-toe, Bear-to-Bear, before bowing on an early fourth

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Golden Bears field hockey downs Old Saybrook, 1-0. On to the semifinals.

WATERTOWN – It was an ecstatic cheer from a jubilant huddle – “WHY NOT US.” And why not the Thomaston High field hockey team? After a 1-0 take down of No. 6 Old Saybrook in the Class S quarterfinals Watertown High’s chilled John Mills complex Thursday night the Bears are believing’. You can’t blame them.

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Ed Daigneault. Brewing success in his new venture

From night to day. From Gampej Pavilion and Rentschler Field to an iconic old clock factory. From writing deadlines to brewing deadlines. From basketball and football to barley and hops.  From happy readers to glowing customers (or customers with a glow). Meet Ed Daigneault, a youthful 52-year-old in happy transition. For 22-years a top-notch sportswriter

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Thomaston softball gets by East Granby behind Johnson, key hits and defense

THOMASTON: When the ball left the bat, it looked like trouble. It was the first batter in the opening inning of the Thomaston Golden Bears Second Round Class S game against East Granby and Crusaders junior Taylor Andrews had gotten a hold of the offering dealt by Bears junior Kaya Johnson. As the ball came

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No gym, no game, no fun – A season lost for a couple of lifelong fans

Gene McMahon and Fred Foster are hoop guys. Gentlemanly gym rats to the utmost. They fell in love with the game a long time ago lured in by the high school hardwood and pulsating energy generated by forever young dreamers on frosty winter nights in steamy basketball arenas. Yeah, basketball grabbed these guys a long

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From Route 8 to the Vegas Strip and MMA, Brian “Soup” Campbell is on his way

Who knew that good old Route 8 would lead right into thousands of ear drums, living rooms and bedrooms. Brian “Soup” Campbell sure didn’t. For more than a decade, Campbell traversed large chunks of the 68-mile highway that starts in Bridgeport and ends in Massachusetts bisecting the western side of Connecticut. He got to know

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That Season In The Sun. The 1970 Thomaston Baseball Bears

“It wasn’t a team that was loaded with a lot of standout players. It was a team of what you might call….average to above average players that put their collective talents together during a magical history-making season.” Ray Wells THOMASTON – Billy Rado is about as far away from Thomaston High School as you can

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