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Reject the rage

By Rick Wilson Days of rage and they wear on you. Television, newspapers, social media – a relentless chronicle of addiction to agitation. Choreographed conversations to keep the peace. It’s bad enough that the sun seems to be more rumor than reality these days. The positive used to share time with the negative, it seems …

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Tough ending to promising week for Raider’s softball

TORRINGTOM: Okay, so that week didn’t go as planned for the Torrington softball team. When Spring vacation week began, the Raiders had a tough stretch of games upcoming, starting with a visit to take on rival Naugatuck on Monday. That game and day worked out very nicely thank you, in a 6-1 win to improve …

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Key stretch upcoming for Raiders’ softball

TORRINGTON: The spring sports season is one defined by stretches where teams have opportunities to make a statement, to potentially separate themselves from the pack; one way or another. Either up or down. Over the next seven days, the Torrington softball team will be faced with just that opportunity as they face the heart of …

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Amelia Boulli dominates Crusaders with 14 K effort in Raiders 8-1 win

TORRINGTON: Sometimes, it’s not how the table gets set, it’s how you clear it. With the Torrington girls’ softball team up 3-1 over visiting Holy Cross in their home opener of a much-delayed 2022 campaign, junior Amelia Boulli had one of those table situations that needed attention. In the top of the fourth, the Crusader …

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UConn smothers Seton Hall, rematch set with Nova

NEW YORK – Teams always give the politically correct answer on how they never look past any opponent, but everyone knows the truth in this situation – UConn and Villanova have been eyeing Round 3 since the Big East Tournament bracket was finalized last weekend. In different fashion, each team took care of business Thursday …

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Cole, Sanogo Named All-BIG EAST First Team. Press Release

Hawkins Selected To All-Freshman Team NEW YORK – UConn grad student guard R.J. Cole and sophomore forward Adama Sanogo, the top two scorers on the men’s basketball team, were named to the All-BIG EAST First Team and freshman Jordan Hawkins was named to the league’s All-Freshman Team, as the BIG EAST Conference announced its first …

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Fine season comes to an end for Raider girls in Class 2nd round game.

TORRINGTON: When the 2021-2022 Torrington girls basketball campaign began in December, nobody knew what to expect. The Raiders had lost their leading scorer from the year before when Leah Pergola was lost to injury after leading the team in scoring as a sophomore. What happened over the next two and a half months was a …

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Marissa Burger (19), Leads Raiders to Opening Round Comeback Win Over Stratford

TORRINGTON: For the first three quarters of their Class L First Round contest, the No 8 ranked Torrington girls looked as if it would be a one and done as they trailed No 25 Stratford by a 33-26 score. Nothing was working. To say that shot were not falling would be a gross understatement. Something …

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Raiders move on in Class L Tournament The Box

Class L First Round Torrington 44, Stratford 37 At Torrington Stratford 14 8 13 4  37 Torrington 7 6 11 18  44 Stratford (37): Grace Petrie 5-4-14, Lauren Ogrodowicz 3-3-9, Julia Carbone 1-0-2, Amanda Ogrodowicz 2-0-5, Juliette Macisco 1-0-2, Ali Diaz 2-0-6: Totals: 14-7-37 Torrington (44): Marissa Burger 6-7-19, Rachel Brewer-Karimi 0-4-4, Amelia Boulli 3-2-8, …

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Coach Turina and Thomaston. A perfect second hometown

 Tony Turina wasn’t looking for a second home when friend John Ponte asked him to take over managerial duties at his Bess Eaton donut shop in Thomaston in January of 1996. He was a Torrington guy through and through. Born and bred with celebrity status nurtured through an athletic career that started as a fine …

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Stolle has Wamogo girls program on the rise

By Rick Wilson THOMASTON – Nobody brightened up the Thomaston High gym Saturday morning than Kerri Stolle. The Berkshire League Girls Basketball Tournament was in the house and Stolle had her Wamogo team on hand to do battle with league champion Thomaston. Looking resplendent and chic in a striking red suit jacket and a matching …

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