Three wrestlers from the Redding Easton Wrestling Club reached the finals and placed second in their weight classes at the Western Connecticut Elementary League Championships on Saturday at Danbury PAL Building. The youth wrestling tournament drew a field of 300 elementary school-aged wrestlers. Henry Morris, a second-year wrestler competing in the 55-pound weight class, won his first two matches. In his first match he pinned his opponent in the first period. He won his second match with a 15-3 major decision, before falling in the finals by a 7-2 decision to earn the silver medal. Also finishing second were third- … Read more
Weston’s Play Ball For All in partnership with The Factory training center of Norwalk hosted a fun and fundamentals baseball clinic this past Sunday in Norwalk. The clinic hosted 35 program participants ages 8-13 from The Child Guidance Center of mid-Fairfield County for this free clinic. Play Ball For All’s mission is to bring the game of baseball to underserved youth in surrounding Fairfield county communities. The clinics are run by local volunteer coaches and are assisted by little league alumni acting as peer mentors at the clinics. The goal is to spur organic growth of local community baseball and … Read more
Three Weston girls will compete in the national synchronized ice skating championships after their teams earned medals at the 2018 Eastern Synchronized Sectional Championships in Florida. All three — Arielle Belluck, Jillian Belluck, and Abigail Cohen — skate for the Skyliners Synchronized Skating Team, and their divisions will compete at the national championships in Portland, Ore., in late February. Arielle Belluck, a senior at Weston High School, is co-captain of Skyliners Intermediate, which won the championship title with its exciting performance to music from the ‘Addams Family’. Jillian Belluck, a WHS ninth grader, is co-captain of Skyliners Novice, which took … Read more
For those players that have aged out of traditional Little League and intermediate 50/70 divisions and are looking to move to the 60/90 field, Weston Babe Ruth is offering a revamped program for Spring 2018. The goal of the program is for continued development of Weston players in the community-based programs.The division is designed to be competitive and to continue to develop local players for both future high school and recreational play. In addition, the program will focus on the strategic and a healthy mental approach to the game. The initial plan will be to offer one to two teams … Read more
Easton Baseball League will once again run winter clinic sessions to help prepare Easton children for the spring baseball season. Clinics will structured according to division/age group. T-ball is for boys and girls in kindergarten, pre-kindergarten and age-eligible (must turn four by May 1). Clinics will be held Sunday afternoons from 12 noon to 1 p.m. at the Samuel Staples Elementary School gym for five weeks beginning Feb. 4 through March 11 with no clinic on Feb. 19. The cost is $50. Rookies (first and second grade) clinics will be held Sunday afternoons from 1 to 2 p.m. at the … Read more
Weston’s Play Ball For All will offer its next hot stove youth baseball clinic on Sunday, Jan. 28. In partnership with The Factory training center of Norwalk, the clinic will host more than 20 youth from the Child Guidance Center of mid-Fairfield County in Norwalk. Play Ball For All’s mission is to bring the game of baseball to underserved youth from surrounding communities. The clinics are run by local volunteer coaches who are assisted by local Little League alumni players who act as peer mentors at the clinics. The goal is to spur organic growth of local community baseball and … Read more
Weston Little League’s winter workout registration is open to all Weston Little League boys and girls. All seasons are run by All-American professional baseball coaches. Sessions start on Jan. 9 with eight sessions per program. All specific details can be found on online at westonll.com Additional parent coaching volunteers are needed to help out. Classes are limited to 15 players with a minimum of two as well as two tunnels per class? Registration can be done online at https://leagueathletics.com/Registration/Default.asp?n=125819&org=WESTONLL.COM and scroll to the specific program. Kindergarten sessions will be run at Hurlbutt Elementary School from 4:15 to 6 p.m. on … Read more
The Weston under-12 boys soccer team won its division during the playoffs the weekend of Nov. 11-12. Front row, from left, are Myles Shanley, Ryan Crowley, Tom Martin and Filip Baginski. Back row, from left, are Nick Possick, Matthew Cardona, Kane McMillian, Evan Weimken, Luka Navarasse, Tomas May, Matthew Mayer, Brendan Crowley, Colin Hayes and Emmet Arees.
The Weston under-15 girls soccer team finished first in its division following the playoffs the weekend of Nov. 11-12 to cap off an outstanding season that also included a Connecticut Cup championship. Back row, from left, are coach Gustavo Reaes, Isabella D’Aquino, Katherine Tunney, Taylor Werner, Carly Seigel, Aiden Kreitler, Shea Greene, Lauren Bigin, Abby Cohen, Emily Ryan, Chloe Gagnier and Sydney Cobrin. Middle row, from left, are Hailey Brooks, Delfina Bara, Leia Pinals, Lianne Saussy, Kelly O’Carmody, Emily Melito, Jordyn Greeley and Olivia Zwack. In front is Abby Miles.
The Boys and Girls Club of Redding-Easton’s eighth grade field hockey team took first place at its league Jamboree on Nov. 4 in New Fairfield. Coach and Joel Barlow High alumna Sarah Jorgensen led the team them through a competitive season of 5-2. The team placed first in the jamboree with a sweep of wins and no goals scored against it. Front row, from left, are Morgan Knoop, Claire Dunsby, Lucy Hill, Calista Dudas and assistant coach Mary Beth Gilbert. Back row. from left, are assistant coach Rachel Grella, coach Jorgensen, Keara Champagne, Izzy Doremus, Olivia Besancon, Alison Kopec, Piper … Read more