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Premium Content For Waterford 15s, an emotional finish

 August 26, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

Longview, Wash. — Manager David Laffey sat his team down in the dugout for the final time. From a distance, you could see the emotion in Laffey, coaches Kyle Jones, Kevin Petchark and the players on the Waterford 15-year-old Babe Ruth...

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Premium Content Local roundup: Amilo awarded a scholarship from UConn men's basketball team

 August 26, 2014; Updated: 12:03 am

Storrs - Nnamdi Amilo, a junior from New Fairfield who spent last season as a walk-on for the UConn men's basketball team, was awarded a scholarship for the 2014-15 season, coach Kevin Ollie announced Monday.

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Premium Content Waterford eliminated from Babe Ruth 15 World Series

 August 25, 2014; Updated: 7:21 pm

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Premium Content Waterford bounces back to record first win of World Series

 August 25, 2014; Updated: 11:29 pm

Longview, Wash. - If Waterford had any thoughts of making it to bracket play at the Babe Ruth Baseball 15-year-old World Series, Sunday's game against unbeaten Lumber River (N.C.) was a must-win game.Waterford began the day 0-2 and...

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Premium Content Local roundup: Tigers rout Hudson Valley 8-2

 August 25, 2014; Updated: 11:29 pm

Norwich - Ben Verlander had two hits, including a two-run double in a four-run fourth inning, as the Connecticut Tigers rolled to an 8-2 win over the Hudson Valley Renegades in a New York-Penn League baseball game on Sunday at Dodd...

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Waterford wins first game in Babe Ruth (15) World Series

 August 24, 2014; Updated: 5:42 pm

Longview, Wash. —Waterford bounced back from a potentially demoralizing loss on Saturday night to win its first game in the Babe Ruth Baseball 15-year-old World Series on Sunday, a 4-3 victory over previously...

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Premium Content Kelso (Wash.) rallies to stun Waterford 13-10 in 10 at Babe Ruth World Series

 August 24, 2014; Updated: 1:08 am

Longview, Wash. — Waterford picked a bad time to play its worst game of the postseason.

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Premium Content Local calendar

 August 24, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

BASEBALL/SOFTBALLAnnual Jimmy Fund One Pitch Softball Tournament - Sept. 5-7, Washington Park. Men's and women's divisions, double-elimination. Fee: $125 per team. Contact: Glen Graham, (860) 445-7926.ECSU fall...

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Premium Content Local roundup: Tigers stay in playoff race with a 5-3 victory

 August 23, 2014; Updated: 11:57 pm

Norwich - Brett Pirtle doubled in a pair of runs in the bottom of the fourth inning Friday to give the Connecticut Tigers a three-run lead and the Tigers held on for a 5-3 victory over the Hudson Valley Renegades in a...

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Premium Content One bad inning dooms Waterford in World Series opener

 August 22, 2014; Updated: 12:01 am

Longview, Wash. - Waterford manager Dave Laffey's summation was right on point."It was the kind of game you'd expect to see in the World Series," Laffey said after the New England champions began play in the Babe Ruth Baseball...

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Premium Content Local calendar

 August 22, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

BASEBALL/SOFTBALLCT Green Devils 18U softball tryouts - Saturday, Aug. 23, 11 a.m., Griswold High School. Pre-registration preferred Contact: Rick Arremony at coachramony@yahoo.comAnnual Jimmy Fund One Pitch...

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Premium Content Local roundup: UConn football names four captains

 August 22, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Storrs - UConn football coach Bob Diaco introduced his four captains during the Huskies' annual media day on Thursday at the Burton Family Football Complex.Senior wide receiver Geremy Davis, senior cornerback Byron Jones, senior...

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Premium Content Waterford will take home a World Series victory

 August 21, 2014; Updated: 12:12 am

Glen Allen, Va. — Manufacturing runs can be an art form, relying on strategic usage of outs and precise hitting to get the desired outcome.Waterford did just that Wednesday and was able to shut down the opposing team from Glacier,...

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Waterford loses opener in Babe Ruth (15) World Series

 August 21, 2014; Updated: 5:00 pm

Longview, Wash. —Broomall/Newtown (Pa.) erupted for three runs in the fifth inning to rally past Waterford 5-2 in the opening game of the Babe Ruth Baseball 15-year-old World Series on Thursday afternoon.

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Premium Content Local roundup: Weller retires as Coast Guard lacrosse coach

 August 21, 2014; Updated: 12:06 am

New London - Gary Weller, head men's lacrosse coach at the Coast Guard Academy for the past three seasons at the club level, stepped down Wednesday. Ray LaForte, who served as the associate coach of the program for the...

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Premium Content Local roundup: Black Hall's Perry 4th at state Mid-Amateur

 August 20, 2014; Updated: 11:54 pm

Simsbury - Phil Perry of Black Hall Club in Old Lyme is in a tie for fourth place after the first round of play Tuesday at the 27th Annual Connecticut Mid-Amateur Championship being played at Hop Meadow Country Club.

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Premium Content Waterford 13s make their farewell today

 August 20, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Glen Allen, Va. - A fourth-inning rally by Gainesville-Haymarket (Va.) cut short Waterford's bid for its first win in the Babe Ruth Baseball 13-year-old World Series on Tuesday.The Virginia state champion wiped out a 3-0 deficit by...

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Premium Content Greenville (N.C.) rallies late to beat Waterford

 August 19, 2014; Updated: 11:56 pm

Glen Allen, Va. — Waterford was ahead by a run going into the bottom of the seventh inning and only needed three outs to secure its first win of the Babe Ruth League 13-year-old World Series.Two outs later, however, the tables had...

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Virginia champions beat Waterford 9-3 in Babe Ruth (13) World Series

 August 19, 2014; Updated: 6:19 pm

Glen Allen, Va. — Waterford’s chances of advancing out of pool play ended on Tuesday afternoon when Virginia state champion Gainesville-Haymarket beat the New England champions 9-3 in the Babe Ruth Baseball...

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Premium Content Greenville (N.C.) beats Waterford 3-2 in Babe Ruth (13) World Series

 August 18, 2014; Updated: 9:04 pm

Glen Allen, Va. —Greenville (N.C.) scored two runs in the bottom of the seventh to rally past Waterford 3-2 on Monday night in the Babe Ruth 13-year-old World Series.

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Premium Content Local roundup: Fuentes, Pankake lead Tigers to victory

 August 18, 2014; Updated: 11:45 pm

Norwich - Steven Fuentes was 4-for-5 and Joey Pankake drove in three runs as the Connecticut Tigers beat the Aberdeen IronBirds 11-1 in a New York-Penn League baseball game at Dodd Stadium on Sunday.

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Premium Content Waterford 13s unable to answer in World Series opener

 August 17, 2014; Updated: 12:00 am

Glen Allen, Va. - Waterford had an unpleasant welcome to the 13-year-old Babe Ruth World Series at RF&P Park on Saturday morning against the Southwest champions from Chandler-Mesa, Ariz.

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Premium Content Janovic Jr. makes himself at home at Speedbowl

 August 17, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

Waterford - Hometown driver Rob Janovic Jr. picked up his first checkered flag since June, 2013, highlighting a six-division racing card Saturday night at the Waterford Speedbowl.Janovic Jr. claimed the SK Modified race, Bruce...

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Premium Content Waterford 13s open World Series play today

 August 16, 2014; Updated: 12:15 am

Waterford opens play in the Babe Ruth Baseball 13-year-old World Series today at Glen Allen, Va.Waterford plays Arizona champion Chandler/Mesa in the first game of the tournament beginning at 10 a.m. Waterford has a bye Sunday before...

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Premium Content Waterford 13s drop World Series opener

 August 16, 2014; Updated: 1:26 pm

Glen Allen, Va. - Waterford lost in its opener at the Babe Ruth Baseball 13-year-old World Series Saturday, falling to Arizona state champion Chandler/Mesa 10-0.

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