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List of 10 news stories.

  • Hornet Hoops Make their Debut

    Bud Kohler
    The Beckerman gymnasium finally saw some basketball action on Thursday evening, but it certainly had a different feel with no fans in attendance to set the place rocking. Similar to the fall, there is no official league play this winter, with just a limited schedule of contests. Nevertheless, the Varsity Boys were just thrilled to be tossing the rock around when they faced off against St. Luke’s. 
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  • Swim Team Scores Repeat Win over Hopkins

    Bud Kohler
    Certainly one of the toughest aspects of our health crisis to affect students is the impact on athletics. After wrestling with one of Mr. Sokoloff’s DBQ essays or tackling one of Mr. Flamm’s math tests, many students normally look forward to hitting the fields and enjoying a healthy workout. Not surprisingly, however, the winter has continued to see limitations on what our student-athletes can do; yet most teams have been actively practicing and getting the most they can out of the season, even if it requires some creative adapting to make it work. 
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  • Seniors Dennis Gamester and Michael Coggins and junior Cam Maldonado.

    Three Hornets Make Commitments

    Bud Kohler
    Though the fall athletic focus is on football, soccer, field hockey, cross country, and volleyball, three Hornet baseball players have already made their college commitments. 
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  • Lacrosse Coach Spearheads National Wall Ball Challenge

    A Wall Ball Challenge organized by Boys’ Varsity Lacrosse Coach Kevin Warnock has garnered interest from 55 high school teams – as well as one pro team – throughout the country and Canada. Hamden Hall's Girls' and Boys' Varsity Lacrosse teams are participating in the undertaking.
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  • Building a Tradition, One Stroke at a Time - Boys Swimming are New England Champions!

    Bud Kohler
    The waiting is finally over. After a string of coming up just a bit short over the last few years, the Boys Varsity Swim team were crowned New England champions on Sunday evening at the Cornerstone Aquatics Club in West Hartford! Coach Ken Pierson’s team had enjoyed an 11-1 dual meet record this season, which included an unprecedented win over crosstown rival Hopkins, and knew going into the NEPSAC meet that they were one of the favorites. 
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  • Senior Night Success

    Bud Kohler
    They say all good things must come to an end, and for the seniors and their families, Senior Night is a bittersweet celebration that arrives all too soon. On Thursday, seniors Jackson Benigni, Jahkai Pettway, Dylan Ratta, and Tony Zhou played their last regular season high school basketball game. Happily they helped lead the Hornets to a solid 78-67 victory over the King School of Stamford. 
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  • Swim Team Makes History

    Bud Kohler
    How do you top a doubleheader victory over archrival Hopkins in basketball? The Varsity Boys Swim team had the answer today when they defeated the Hop up on the Hill 91-85. This prep rivalry, which has been acknowledged by the New Haven Register as one of the premier high school rivalries in the greater New Haven area, has seen its share of intense match-ups. 
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  • Big Milestones in Double Ws over Hopkins

    Bud Kohler
    It might not have looked like a sure bet down at Foxwoods, but the Girls and Boys Basketball teams doubled down on crosstown rivals Hopkins on Monday and both came up big winners. In addition, two players cashed in with impressive milestones, which made the double Ws all that much sweeter.
       
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  • Hornets Tame Bruins

    Bud Kohler
    A dose of home cooking seemed to be all the Boys Varsity Basketball team needed to get back in the win column with a convincing 73-60 victory over FAA rival Brunswick. “I was very happy to see the team work so hard and rebound from a poor road loss at St. Luke’s,” commented head coach Sean Doherty after the contest. Indeed, both Doherty and the fans in attendance at the Beckerman Center had plenty to enjoy as they watched the Hornets sting the visiting Bruins from first whistle to last.
         
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  • Hornets Sting Cardinals

    Bud Kohler
    Aretha Franklin, the Queen of Soul, sang “R-E-S-P-E-C-T, find out what it means to me.”
    On Tuesday evening, South Kent had to give a ‘whole lotta’ respect to the visiting Hornets when they topped the hosts 58-46, and it was a sweet victory over South Kent’s top level AA Prep program that includes many college JV teams on its schedule.
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Archive
2020 Seniors Playing College Sports
Molly Anderson Bryant University Lacrosse
Alex DiVincentis Marist College Lacrosse
Destinee Gabriel University of New Haven Lacrosse
Zach Giugno Connecticut College Lacrosse
Alex Horvath Connecticut College Soccer
Chase Lilly Saint Anselm College Lacrosse
Connor Massey Sacred Heart University Wrestling
Justin Pezzolesi University of Hartford Lacrosse
Shannon Rhone St. Lawrence University Basketball
Jackson Benigni Stonehill College Basketball
Jordan Benoit >Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Football
Mike DeMatteo Stonehill College Football
Sam Lovejoy Connecticut College Swimming
Justin Lucibello Trine University Baseball
May Cervone University of Hartford Soccer
Matt Wright Franklin Pierce Football

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