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So many great stories on Gaffney’s Corner or Cable 5 Shows so far this year.

Gaffney’s Take It’s been a great start to the 2024 Gaffney’s Corner at Torrington High School and the LCS Cable 5 Show on Optimum. Here as some of the highlights to date. Jon Wilson on the Cable 5 Show. What can I say about having a young man on the program that I have had […]

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Flashback to April 1, 2015. UConn women make the Final 4 By Rich Elliot.

By Rich Elliott ALBANY, N.Y. – The question seemed to be on the minds of many across the nation for the better part of the past four months. Through the first 36 games, the top-ranked UConn women’s basketball team led the nation with a plus-42.5 margin of victory. An 88-86 loss at Stanford Nov. 17

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Gabby Hurlbert saves the day as Thomaston captures second straight title. From 3/21/2015

By Patrick Tiscia UNCASVILLE – A Hurlbert on the free throw line, a Thomaston championship on the line. Where have we seen this before? Amazingly, one year after her sister made three late free throws to save the Golden Bears in the Class S championship game, Gabby Hurlbert was in the same position on Saturday

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Throwback to the 2014. Thomaston 61, St Paul 57 2OT win in Class S final.

Story by John Nestor UNCASVILLE – A senior may have led the Thomaston girls basketball team to the Class S state championship but a freshman and a sophomore made sure she didn’t have to go it alone. Abby Hurlbert had a signature performance to cap off a special career with 23 points and three gutty

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UConn showcases its dominance in BE Tourney beatdown of Xavier

NEW YORK – If you were to capture what the last calendar year has been like for UConn, dating back to the 2023 NCAA Tournament title and a 29-3 destruction of its competition this campaign, the second half of Thursday’s Big East Tournament quarterfinal against Xavier is the perfect snapshot. After falling behind 10-0 and

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Thomaston versus Somers for Class S title. How they got here.

Thomaston: It’s Mohegan Sun time once again for the remarkable Thomaston Golden Bears girls’ basketball team. Uncanny is an understatement. How they got here and who they are up against. Day and time to be determined. Thomaston # 2 Seed First round: Bye Second round: 61-45 over North Branford Quarterfinal round: 62-30 win over Lyman

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Golden Bears going home for Class S title game: AGAIN

HARTFORD – They could have wilted under East Catholic’s powerful comeback. Didn’t happen. They could have been miffed about a so-called neutral site. No big deal. They could have been put off by being underdogs. Yeah, right. They could have been worn down with a five-man rotation. Didn’t happen. They could have been overpowered by

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Information on applying for the Omar N. Po;;ick Scholarship.

Applications for the Omar N. Pollick Scholarship are available from the Guidance Departments at both the Torrington High School and Oliver Wolcott Regional Technical School. They are also available online at https://onpscholarship.wixsite.com/form  Applications must be submitted by May 25. The Omar N Pollick Scholarship Committee awards a one year scholarship in the amount of $2000

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Raiders battle back to beat St Joseph, 70-69 in tough DIII opener.

 Torrington: When the Torrington boys basketball team found themselves down by seven at the half in their first round Division III state tournament game against St Joseph, they were not a happy bunch. Not a lot had gone right for the home team over the first eight minutes as they found themselves in an 18-9

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Burger leads Raiders to Class L first round win over Cheshire.

TORRINGTON: As she prepared to talk about her team’s 49-35 win over Cheshire in Torrington’s Class L opening round game, senior Haley Burger noted something that a lot of people are feeling. “I’m going to miss this place,” Burger said. “I have a lot of great memories in here.” While the skeleton of the Connie

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Former Bear Sydney Eggleton learning life in the Big East

HARTFORD – On a winter Wednesday morning Sydney Eggleton stood on the floor of the empty and cavernous XL Center in Hartford as her Seton Hall teammates went through their morning shoot-around for that night’s game against UConn. The significance of when and where was front and center for the red-shirt freshman as she experienced

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Highlanders rally past Bears for BL Tournament crown

WASHINGTON, Conn. – Call it many, many parts a defensive gem, one part offensive diversity and all parts impressive. Northwestern Regional rallied from two substantial deficits, 11 points in the first half and nine points in the second half to subdue Thomaston and grab the Berkshire League Tournament title, 41-36, at Shepaug High School Friday

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