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Avon’s Hahn finishes tied for second at New England championships

KEENE, N.H., June 20 – Avon High junior Tyler Hahn shot a three-under-par 69 to finish in a three-way tie for second place at the 2017 New England boys golf championship tournament Tuesday at Bretwood Golf Course. Ryan Quinn of Winnacunnet, New Hampshire won the event with a six-under-par 66. Hahn, who qualified for theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Zaback, former Farmington High golfer, earns chance to play at Travelers

ELLINGTON, June 19 – Former Farmington High golfer Zach Zaback, 23, shot a five-under-par 67 to earn a spot in this week’s Travelers Championship open qualifying tournament on Monday at Ellington Ridge. He was one of four golfers to qualify for the PGA Tour event at the qualifier. It will be Zaback’s first appearance inContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon holds off late Farmington rally to secure one-run victory

AVON, May 1 – The Avon High baseball exploded for five hits and five runs in the fifth inning and reliever Jake Coppen got the save in the seventh inning to lead the Falcons to a hard fought 6-5 Central Connecticut Conference win over Farmington Monday at Buckingham Park. It was the fifth straight lossContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon’s Zybowski third in handcycle division at Boston Marathon

BOSTON, April 17 – Avon’s Krys Zybowski had a personal-best time of 1:05.23 and finished third at the 121st Boston Marathon Monday in the men’s handcycle division – the first year that it is being officially run in Boston. Handcycles are powered by riders’ arms, allowing racers with certain disabilities to pilot the three-wheeled vehicles effectively.Continue ReadingContinue Reading

For the record, Avon boys finish with six wins; Farmington left out of tournament

Thanks to a successful appeal by Bulkeley High School to the Connecticut Association of School’s Board of Directors, the Avon High boys basketball team finished the season with six wins while neighboring Farmington finished with seven wins and didn’t qualify for the CIAC’s Class LL tournament. Earlier this winter, Bulkeley boys basketball team had beenContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Last-second shot lifts Farmington past Avon, keeps Falcons out of tournament

AVON, February 21 – It doesn’t take too much to amp up the emotion when Farmington and Avon meet on the basketball court. Many of the players know each other. They’ve played together and against each other throughout the year. Some were posing for photos together after the game. The two teams have struggled toContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Generals explode in third period for seven goals to hand East Haven first loss

EAST HAVEN, January 28 – The Farmington Valley Generals ice hockey team scored five goals in a span of three minutes and 36 seconds to break open a tight game with No. 9 East Haven and handed the Yellowjackets their first loss of the season with an 8-4 victory at DiLungo Rink. Junior Tim ArenaContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Farmington’s Steve Waters to receive a Gold Key from CT Sports Writers Alliance

Farmington High boys soccer coach Steve Waters will be one of four prominent state athletic figures to receive a Gold Key from the Connecticut Sports Writers’ Alliance and their 76th annual Gold Key dinner in April.   Dwight Freeney, the Super Bowl champion defensive end with the Atlanta Falcons, five-time U.S. Olympic archer Butch Johnson ofContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Top-ranked Farmington takes care of business in sweep of Avon

AVON, Oct. 26 – For the second straight night, the top ranked team in the state was in Avon to face the Falcons as part of Spirit Week activities. On Tuesday night, No. 1 Glastonbury dominated the Falcons in girls soccer with a 7-1 decision although Avon scored a goal for the first time inContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Farmington rallies to beat Canton despite three goals from Giancola

CANTON, Oct. 13 – The Farmington High field hockey team has struggled to score goals in the past two weeks. They scored just two goals in the four games coming into Thursday night’s game under the lights with Canton. It didn’t look much better at halftime with Canton holding a two-goal lead. But the IndiansContinue ReadingContinue Reading