Tag Archives: Granby

Interception return for a TD lifts Granby past Ellington, 14-7

GRANBY, Sept. 29 – Sophomore Sam Attianese intercepted a pass and ran it back 70 yards with 8:22 left in regulation to lift the Granby High football team to a 14-7 Pequot Conference Uncas Division win over Ellington Friday night. Not only did Attianese’s interception and touchdown give the Bears the win but it wasContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Roundup: Nieves runs for 4 TDs as Simsbury tops Hall in season opener

WEST HARTFORD, Sept. 8 – Rafael Nieves ran for four touchdowns to lead the Simsbury High football team to a dominating 42-7 win over Hall Friday night in CCC Division I action. After scoring a touchdown in the first quarter, Nieves had touchdown runs of 97, 12 and 55 yards. Tate Valerio also caught aContinue ReadingContinue Reading

High school football season begins Friday with four of six Valley teams on road

The high school football season kicks on Friday here in the Farmington Valley with Simsbury, Farmington and Granby playing under the lights — all on the road. Simsbury will be at Hall in West Hartford with Farmington seeking its first-ever win against Platt High in Meriden. Granby visits North Branford for the first time. OnContinue ReadingContinue Reading

With nine starters returning on both sides of the ball, Granby is optimistic

GRANBY, Sept. 7 – After a magical 2015 campaign when the Granby High football team went undefeated (10-0) in the regular season, won the Pequot Conference championship and went to the CIAC Class M playoffs for the first time, the Bears got back to the basics of building a program in 2016. With a youngContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Canton High golf team ends season with another CIAC tournament bid

WATERTOWN, June 6 – Alexander Lederman had an 83 to lead the Canton High boys golf team at the recent Division IV championship tournament. Despite a rough dual meet season, the Warriors earned an invitation to the state tournament for the eighth time in the last 10 years. All-NCCC selection Ian Witzgall shot an 86Continue ReadingContinue Reading

Ellington, Granby share NCCC boys tennis championship

Ellington and Granby shared the 2017 NCCC boys tennis championship this spring. Both teams finished with 11-1 records in the league. Ellington did win the NCCC postseason tournament with Kyle Johnson winning the No. 1 singles title and Lucas VanDeventer taking the No. 2 singles crown. For the Bears, Adam Holden and Evan Cramer wonContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Carpino earns Avon’s first top 10 finish at New Englands in 20 years

NORWOOD, Mass., June 10 – Avon’s Carly Carpino finished ninth in the long jump at Saturday’s 72nd annual New England track and field championships with a leap of 17 feet, 2 inches – her second longest jump of the season. Carpino, who was competing at the New England championships for the second straight season, missed the topContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Granby alumni meet to benefit Grier family

GRANBY – The second annual Jared Grier Granby High alumni track meet will be held Sunday, June 4, at Granby High. Entry fee is $25 and proceeds benefit Grier family. Grier graduated from Granby High in 2014 and was a freshman studying mechanical engineering at Worcester Polytechnic Institute in Worcester. He was injured when heContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Somers outlasts Granby to win the NCCC Tournament title for fourth time

GRANBY, May 25 – The Granby High boys lacrosse scored four goals in the first six minutes of Thursday night’s NCCC Tournament final against Somers, the defending Class S champions, who had won 15 of 16 games coming in. But Somers coach Ken McCarthy wasn’t worried. Or he wasn’t showing that he was worried. He continuedContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Mitchell wins twice as Canton girls earn share of first NCCC title; Canton boys 4th

CANTON, May 23 – A lot of things went right this year for the Canton High girls track and field team. They won close meets with little depth – just 18 girls. The Warriors (13-0, 12-0 NCCC) beat Suffield on the final day of the regular season to go undefeated for the first time. CantonContinue ReadingContinue Reading