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Amity Pop Warner Cheer Seeks Coaches For 2017 Season

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Jul 262017
 

Our program is growing and we need you!

Amity Pop Warner cheer still needs coaches for the Junior Pee Wee cheer team, composed of girls ages 8-10. Teach them sideline routines to perform on game day, and competition routines for Southern CT and State Championships and, if they qualify, New England Regional and National Championships.
Our cheer program is competitive. We have numerous SCPW, State, and New England Region titles, and three National Championships!
If you want to work with a dedicated and enthusiastic group of athletes, then this is the position for you. Now that Cheer is back at Amity High School it is more important than ever that we grow our Pop Warner Cheer program. Come take on a leadership role and have a positive impact on these girls lives.
The season begins on Tuesday, August 1. If you are interested, please contact Assistant Cheer Coordinator Tina Zito, amitypwcheer@gmail.com, or Cheer Coordinator Alicia Soderquist at amitycoach@att.net

Olympian Coming To Orange

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Jul 182017
 

The ASD Fitness Center, 307 Racebrook Road, Orange, will host a meet and greet with Olympic Rower Dan Walsh, tonight, July 18 at 6:30 p.m.

Walsh, a two-time Olympian and Bronze Medalist in Rowing will celebrate with local Special Olympic Athletes

Walsh is a Norwalk native and graduate of Brien McMahon High School. He won a bronze medal with the United States Men’s 8+ at the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing. His professional rowing career spans 15 years, including 11 years on U.S. Rowing’s Senior National team, a bronze medal at the 2006 World Championships, and two Olympic Games.

This event includes pizza and refreshments, and opportunities for photos and autographs.

Due to limited availability, you must RSVP.

Email: asdfitnesscenter1@gmail.com or call 203-553-9508

Legion Baseball: Stamford Defeats Orange

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Jul 162017
 

Orange Post 127 fell behind early and couldn’t come back in an 11-3 loss to Stamford on Sunday. Stamford scored on a walk in the first inning, a double and a single in the second inning.

Stamford captured the lead in the first inning. One player drove in a run when he walked with the bases loaded.

Post 127 evened things up at one in the bottom of the first inning. Al Smith grounded out, scoring one run.

After Stamford scored a run on a double in the top of the sixth, Orange answered with one of their own when Andy Hague hit into a fielder’s choice, and one run was scored.

Stamford took the lead for good with three runs in the second inning. Stamford scored three runs on two doubles in the third inning.

Teddy Hague took the loss for Orange. He pitched two innings, allowing five runs, five hits, and striking out one.

Tyler Appel, Hague, and Smith each drove in one run to lead Orange.

With this loss, Post 127’s record falls to 15-8.

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Legion Baseball: Orange Post 127 Plays At Home Today

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Jul 162017
 

The American Legion Post 127 team is back in uniform today for a 1 p.m. game at Brinley Field (Old Tavern Park).

On Wednesday, July 12, the boys won 1 and lost 1 against Hamden.

Then, on Thursday, July 13, during which rainy weather was a factor, they tied Branford 1-1 in an unfinished game.

Orange’s season record is now 15-7.

Legion Baseball: East Haven Almost Erases 5-Run Deficit In Loss To Orange

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Jul 112017
 

Orange Post 127 built a five-run lead in the fourth inning and then held off East Haven’s charge for an 8-6 victory on Sunday. East Haven scored four runs in the failed comeback on a walk in the fifth, a walk in the sixth, and a wild pitch in the sixth.

An early lead helped propel Orange to victory. Post 127 scored on a double by Teddy Hague and a single by Al Smith in the first inning.

Orange scored four runs in the fourth inning. Post 127’s big inning was driven by a walk by Hague, a walk by Jack Nolan, a walk by Smith, and a single by Jared Smith.

East Haven scored three runs in the sixth inning. The big inning for East Haven came thanks to a walk and a wild pitch.

Ben Lodewick earned the win for Orange. He threw five innings, allowing three runs, four hits, and striking out two.

East Haven’s starting pitcher threw three and one-third innings, giving up seven runs, seven hits, and striking out two. The relief pitcher went two and two-thirds innings, allowing one run, two hits, and striking out two.

Post 127 collected nine hits. Smith and Tyler Appel each had two hits to lead Orange.

Orange is now 15-5 for the season. They were scheduled to play tonight at Old Tavern Park, but the field was not prepared.

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Legion Baseball: Post 127 Plays Double Header At Home On Thursday

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Jul 082017
 

Orange Post 127 Legion Baseball played a double header against North Haven at Old Tavern Park on Thursday night.

Game One

Orange Grabs Lead In Sixth Inning For Victory Over North Haven

Post 127 took the lead late in the game in a 7-4 victory over North Haven on Thursday. The game was tied at four with Orange batting in the bottom of the sixth when induced Jack Nolan hit into a fielder’s choice, but one run scored.

Post 127 evened things up at four in the bottom of the fifth inning. Tyler Appel’s sac fly scored one run for Orange.

Jared Smith earned the win for Post 127. He threw seven innings, surrendering four runs, eight hits, striking out three, and walking zero.

Orange had nine hits in the game. Jack Nolan and Appel each had two hits to lead the home team.

North Haven collected eight hits. They were sure-handed in the field and didn’t commit a single error.

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Game Two

North Haven Captures Lead Early To Defeat Orange

Post 127 fell behind early and couldn’t come back in a 9-3 loss to North Haven on Thursday. North Haven took the lead on a single in the first inning.

Orange lost despite out-hitting North Haven seven to six.

North Haven scored five runs in the fourth inning. The big inning for North Haven came thanks to a walk and a double.

North Haven’s starting pitcher threw five and one-third innings, allowing three runs, four hits, and striking out four.

The replacement pitcher earned the win for North Haven. He went two-thirds of an inning, giving up zero runs, one hit, striking out one, and walking zero. Chase Burzynski took the loss for Orange. He tossed four innings, giving up six runs, four hits, and striking out one.

Post 127 collected seven hits. Teddy Hague and Tyler Appel each had two hits to lead Orange.

North Haven had six hits in the game.

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Amity Gold Defeats Amity Black For 13-U Babe Ruth Championship Title

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Jun 302017
 

Amity Gold and Amity Black squared up for the 13-U Babe Ruth spring league championship game under the lights at Brinley Field on Sunday night, June 26.

This game was the culmination of the spring league which included multiple teams from Milford, Shelton, and Naugatuck.

Amity Gold jumped out to an early lead, but Amity Black fought their way back at the bottom of the 7th inning within 1 run.

With a no outs and bases loaded, Amity Gold team pitcher Owen Leszczak struck out three batters to save

the game 9 to 8.

Both Amity BR 13U teams had winning records for the season.  District league play began on Monday, June 27.

 

Burzynski Throws Shutout As Orange Defeats Milford

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Jun 292017
 

Chase Burzynski didn’t allow a single run as Orange Post 127 defeated Milford 1-0 at Old Tavern Park on Wednesday.

Burzynski allowed just one hit and struck out a Milford player to end the game.

Orange didn’t take the lead until later in the game. A sacrifice bunt by Kiwanis (#23) scored one run for Post 127.

One bright spot for Milford was a single in the fourth inning.

Burzynski earned the win for Orange. He tossed seven innings, giving up zero runs, one hit, and striking out ten. Milford’s pitcher threw six innings, giving up one run, three hits, and striking out four.

Jack Nolan, Andy Hague, and Jared Smith each managed one hit to lead Orange.

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Orange Defeats New Haven In Monday’s Legion Game

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Jun 282017
 

Orange Post 127 and New Haven played a taut affair on Monday, but our hometown boys eventually prevailed 6-4 after taking the lead for good in the fifth inning.

New Haven captured the lead in the first inning. A wild pitch by Jared Smith scored one run for New Haven.

Smith earned the win for Orange. He threw seven innings, surrendering four runs, seven hits, and striking out five. New Haven’s pitcher went five innings, surrendering five runs, six hits, and striking out five.

Post 127 collected nine hits. Teddy Hague, Al Smith, and Chase Burzynski each made multiple hits for  Orange. Andy Hague, Jack Nolan, Burzynski, and Smith each drove in one run to lead Orange.

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The Orange Boys are at home tonight at Old Tavern Park, 7 p.m.

You Win Some, You Lose Some: Orange Post 127 Now 8-2 For The Season

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Jun 262017
 

The Orange American Legion Post 127 baseball team traveled to Hamden for a double header on Sunday, June 25.

Our hometown boys were shut out in the first game but won the second one.

Orange Post 127 Loses Lead Early In Defeat

Orange Post 127 watched the game slip away early and couldn’t recover in a 10-0 loss to Hamden on Sunday at 9 a.m. Hamden took the lead in the first inning.

Hamden scored eight runs in the fourth inning. Hamden’s big inning was driven by two walks, an error, a single, and a double.

Hamden’s pitcher pitched five innings, giving up zero runs, zero hits, and striking out three. Teddy Hague took the loss for Orange. He went three and two-thirds innings, giving up nine runs, two hits, and striking out six.

Hamden was sure-handed and didn’t commit a single error.

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Orange Wins Back-And-Forth Affair Against Hamden

In the second game at 11 a.m., Orange defeated Hamden 4-3 in a back-and-forth affair on Sunday. The game was tied at three with Post 127 batting in the bottom of the fourth when there was an error, scoring one run.

Post 127 earned the victory despite allowing Hamden to score three runs in the fourth inning.

Orange took an early lead in the first inning. Al Smith singled on the first pitch at-bat in the first inning, scoring two runs.

Post 127 took the lead for good with two runs in the fourth inning. In the fourth Andy Hague singled, driving in one run.

Mike Ficaro earned the win for Orange. He threw six innings, surrendering three runs, eight hits, striking out five, and walking one. Jared Smith recorded the last three outs to earn the save for Post 127.

Hamden’s pitcher took the loss for Hamden. He went six innings, surrendering four runs, eight hits, and striking out five.

Smith led Orange with two runs batted in. He went 1-for-3 on the day.

Hamden had eight hits in the game, three players, in particular, each collected hits for Hamden.

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NOTE: Orange is now 8-2 for the season.