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Raiders hold on for 14-13 win over Wolcott

TORRINGTON: After watching a successful point after attempt by Wolcott kicker Matthew Johnson almost land in the construction zone in front of Torrington High School, seeing him line up for a 43-yard potential game winning field goal was hard to watch. When his kick went wide left with 13-seconds to go, Torrington football fans could …

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Alot to like despite final score in THS girls’ soccer opener.

Torrington: The final score may not have told all the story Friday night as the Torrington girls soccer team dropped a 4-1 decision to visiting Ansonia in their season opener. Take away a pair of bad bounce balls that found the Raiders net in the first half as the Chargers ran out to a 3-1 …

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Ava Hampton off to play DI softball at Coastal Carolina

WINSTED –  Ava Hampton has all the ingredients you might expect from an All-State, Division I bound softball player. She can run, throw, hit, hit for power and play defense at an impressive level. “She’s the whole package,” lauds Northwestern Regional coach Stacey Zematis. Zematis will also tell you that you need to go a …

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Tri-Town and Bethlehem deliver in Tri-State finals

WATERBURY – Dan McCarty delivered. Matt Troy delivered. Connor Gannon delivered. And that was a few from the winning side. On the other side disappointed but not bowed in defeat, Jason Johnson delivered, Keegan Daigle delivered and Jon Wilson delivered. In the end, The Tri-State League delivered. Tri-Town nipped Bethlehem, 4-3, Monday night in a …

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McMahon steps down as Thomaston girls basketball coach

THOMASTON – One of the greatest coaching eras in Thomaston High School history and in state circles has come to a close. Long-time Golden Bears girls basketball coach Bob McMahon announced his resignation Thursday  after 19 seasons. McMahon notified school officials and his assistant coaches earlier in the week and met with team members Thursday …

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LHRR: A great day for the Boys (and girls) of the Second Sunday in June

They are to the Litchfield Hills Road Race what the `Boys of Summer’ were to the Brooklyn Dodgers. Call them the Boys (and girls) of the Second Sunday of June.  Jack, Bill and Rick Neller, Dave Driscoll, Jon Clock, Rick Evangelisti, Brent Hawkins, Beth Murphy. Collectively they are founders, nurturers, promoters of the late spring …

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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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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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