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BL Cross Country – A little bit of Highlander heaven

THOMASTON– On the wall at one end of the Northwestern Regional gymnasium an impressive testament to athletic excellence proudly presents itself Bannered by a bold Berkshire League Championships heading sit 16 record boards  that document every Highlander title. You can’t miss it. You shouldn’t miss it. You want golf, it’s there. How about swimming? Try …

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Northwestern’s Chris Persechino Rising to New Heights in the Hammer Throw

Chris Persechino was following in his older brothers’ swim strokes when he entered Northwestern Regional 7 High School. Both Ryan and Bobby were accomplished in the pool for the Highlanders. The younger Persechino, who lives in New Hartford, swam and played basketball as a freshman and also swam his sophomore year at Regional 7 before …

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Raiders and Yellowjackets Raring to Play Football Once Again

To say the Torrington and Gilbert/Northwestern football teams are chomping at the bit to return to action would be a decided understatement. Both programs, as all of the state’s high school football teams, were sidelined last fall because of restrictions in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. But the two clubs are raring to go …

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Want to be a Volleyball Ref? Now might be the time!

By, JOHN TORSIELLO Want to help high school kids out, have some fun and make a little spare cash? Well, the Connecticut Board of Volleyball Officials can use you. There is a lack of qualified and certified volleyball officials in the CBVO, which covers high school volleyball across the northern half of the state, including Litchfield …

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Under Zematis, The Winning Ways Continue at Northwestern Regional Continue

It’s not that you don’t notice Stacey Zematis. Unassuming by nature, she just doesn’t make a big deal out of it all, rolling along with the seasons taking it all in without fanfare. But success breeds attention and when hasn’t Zematis been successful? Hey this was a kid who never lost a regular season Berkshire …

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