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Cinco K De Mayo 5K Road Race Today

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May 012016
 

race17073-logo.bvdgelOrange Chamber of Commerce along with Cohen and Wolf  are once again hosting the Cinco K De Mayo 5K Road Race on Sunday May 1.
The race steps off at the High Plains Community Center, 525 Orange Center Road, at 10 a.m.
Cost is $20 in advance/$25 day of the race.
Walkers are Welcome

Click HERE to register.

Originally Published on: Mar 23, 2016 @ 09:49

Friday’s Home Varsity Sports Events At Amity

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Apr 292016
 

amity sports scheduleToday, Friday, April 29, the following teams will compete at Amity High School.

• Boys Tennis vs Sheehan on the Tennis Courts at 3:45 p.m.

• Baseball vs Daniel Hand at the John Janenda Baseball Field at 4 p.m.

• Softball vs Branford on the Softball Field at 3:45 p.m.

• Boys Volleyball vs Shelton in the Paul D. Mengold Gymnasium at 5:30 p.m.

 

Orange Resident Plans Fundraiser for Children’s Miracle Network Hospital on Thursday

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Apr 282016
 

12920291_1769975076566891_8247144459841514261_nEveryone is invited to a fundraiser to support Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals at Monster Mini Golf, 210 Indian River Road, Christmas Tree Shop Plaza on Thursday, April 28 from 6-9 p.m.

Tickets are only $10 and include unlimited mini golf and discounted laser tag for an additional $5. Grab your friends and family and enjoy a night out, play as an individual or make a team of four to enter the optional tournament. The winning team will receive a prize!

If you can’t attend on April 28, tickets will be valid for a round of mini golf on any date (but it will not include the laser tag).

Tickets may be purchased in advance or at the door (mention the fundraiser).

Direct donations can be made HERE. All proceeds benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

Originally Published on: Apr 4, 2016 @ 23:28

Second Publishing on: Apr 19, 2016 @ 03:40

 

 

Apr 272016
 

The morning e-mail blast is acting funky again.

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CLICK ON THE colored Orange Live banner and it will take you directly to the site.

In the meantime, I am working on a fix.

Thanks for your patience!

 

Boys Lacrosse: Spartans Defeat The Warriors 10-5 in Woodbridge

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Apr 262016
 

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Junior Matt Perrotti (#1) Works the net.

The Amity Boys Lacrosse Team welcomed The William Hall Warriors from West Hartford to Woodbridge for a competitive game on Monday.

The Spartans were “on” leading in the first quarter 2-1.  The Warriors tied things up in the second quarter 3-3, then Amity lit it up scoring 5 more goals in the third, which was enough to put them over the top and both teams scored 2 goals in the final quarter.

Amity won their fourth game of the season — 10-5.

Scoreboard
Amity 2-1-5-2 = 10
Hall    1-2-0-2 = 5
Anthony Uscilla was the game’s high scoring player with 3 goals and 1 assist. Ryan Rattley made 2 goals. Mike Cavanagh made 1 goal and had 2 assists, and Adam Cusano, Tyler Vincent, James Cofrancesco, and Sam King each made 1 goal.
Rounding things out, Ian MacDonald had 3 assists and Mark DellaTorre had 1 assist.
Hall’s  Spencer Witter made 2 goals, and Kevin Carr, Chris Monnes, and Griffin Smith each made 1 goal.
Amity Outshot Hall 39-21
Goalkeeper Matt Perrotti made 10 saves for the Spartans; Harrison Newman made 16 saves for the Warriors.
Records: Amity 4-4; Hall 3-4

Pre Register For The Peck Place Panther Pounce 5K in Orange

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Apr 252016
 

Screen Shot 2016-03-30 at 9.05.50 AMThe fourth annual Peck Place Panther Pounce 5K road race will take place at the High Plains Community Center (Orange Fairgrounds) 525 Orange Center Road, on Saturday, May 14.

This is a 5K Certified Course with computerized timing and results by HI-TEK Racing, LLC

The event includes awards and raffle prizes.

Wheelchair participants and walkers welcome.

Race day registration begins at 7:30 a.m.

T-Shirts for all pre-registered participants and first come, first served on race day

Step off at 9 a.m.

Awards ceremony begins at 10 a.m.

If you have a question or if you would like to be an event sponsor, make a donation to the prize raffle, or show your support by becoming a family sponsor, please contact: Whitney Shanley at [email protected]

REGISTRATION FEES: $25 Pre-Reg / $35 Race Day, Students $10

Proceeds benefit the Peck Place School PTO 

Click HERE to register online.

Last Published on: Mar 30, 2016 @ 09:28

Boys Lacrosse: A Tough Home Game Vs Prep on Thursday

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Apr 222016
 

IMG_0572The Amity boys lacrosse team is trying its best this season, with many new faces and everyone finding his place. They’ve had some tough match ups, but none, so far as ruthless as the game with Fairfield Prep in Woodbridge on April 21.

The Spartans knew going in that the Jesuits were strong opponents and that they would have a battle ahead, but Prep was relentless in its assault on goalie Matt Perrotti, who couldn’t catch a break.

Scoreboard

Fairfield Prep    7    7    1    0    —    15

Amity                 0    0    1    0    —    1

The Jesuits racked up 7 points in the first quarter and another 7 in the second, then rounded things out with 1 goal in the third.

Ian MacDonald scored a goal in the third quarter, saving the Spartans from a shut-out.

Prep’s Pointmakers:

Brendan Hoffman made 4 goals; Ethan Grandolfo made 4 goals and had 2 assists; Colin Smalkais made 2 goals;Dale Duffy made 2 goals and had 2 assists; Connor Raymond and Owen Callahan each made 1 goal; Mitch Savoca made 1 goal and had 2 assists; Chris Brown had 4 assists; Ryan Marusi had 1 assist.

Fairfield Prep’s goaltender Jack O’Connor made 4 saves, and teammate Matt Pinho made 3 saves.

Prep outshot Amity 29-8.

Records: Amity 2-4; Fairfield Prep 5-2

Boys Tennis: Amity Slams East Haven 6-1

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Apr 212016
 

Boys-Tennis_3-300x154The Amity Spartans Boys Tennis Team hosted East Haven on April 21.

The Spartans came out on top 6-1.

Following are the results:

Singles:

Marco Delsanto (A) def Tony Cofrancesco 6-0,6-2

Jacob Mayerson (A) def Brendon So 6-1,6-0

Robbie Kroepel (A) def Spencer Goldberg 6-0,6-0

Ira Einbinder (A) def Dave Dopolizo 6-0,6-1

Doubles:

David Cease/Grayson Arndt (A) def Zac Ziti/Jake Zito 6-0,6-0

Chris Bullers/Henry Molot (A) def Rob Scalesse/Doug Comesana 6-0,6-0

Seta Proto/Adam Perrotti (EH) def Aaron Reiner/Andrew Johnson 7-5,6-3.

Records: Amity 5-1

Boys Tennis: Amity Victorious Over Foran

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Apr 212016
 

Boys-Tennis_3-300x154The Amity Boys Tennis team hosted Foran in Woodbridge on Wednesday.

The Spartans defeated their guests 6-1. See details below.

Singles:

Alex Friedman (A) def Ryan Money 6-0, 6-2

Robbie Kroepel (A) def Evan Miller 6-0, 6-3

Henry Molot (A) def Makar Takevechi 6-0, 6-2

Addison Poffenberger (F) def Brandon Liebnick 6-3, 0-6,6-3

Doubles:

Zach Brocklehurst/Ayaan Malik (A) def Steve Boynton/Steve Chan 6-2, 6-2

Andrew Zhang/Antonio Carigenella (A) def Max Mauro/Joe Samilneck 6-2, 6-0

Jimmy Bi/ Vince Li (A) def Conor Lynch/Tyler Lambiase 6-0, 6-1

Records: Amity 4-1; Foran 1-7

Girls Lacrosse: Amity Edges Southington in Woodbridge

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Apr 202016
 

IMG_8858The Lady Spartans Lacrosse team hosted Southington in Woodbridge on Wednesday.

Amity had a 5-1 lead in the first half, but Southington fought hard in the second half, racking up 8 points, still it wasn’t enough to take the game.

The Lady Spartans edged Southington for a 10-9 victory.
Scoreboard
Southington 1 8 — 9
Amity            5 5 — 10

Amity’s players:

Taylor Walsh 4 goals and 2 assists; Isabella Crane made 3 goals; Kendra Osinski had 1 goal; Eliza Crane and Cassie Bishop both made 1 goal and 2 assists; Isabella Ferrara had 2 assists and Mikayla Leibowitz had 1 assist.

Southington’s players:

Morgan Raymon made 3 goals; Anna Caove and Jess Karwowski each made 2 goals; Sydney Brault and Sarah Mitale each made 1 goal; Hailie Altweis and Addie Kigore each had 1 assist.

Amity’s goaltender Jena Casman and Southington’s Julia Wells each had 15 saves.

Amity outshot Southington 29-24.

Records: Amity 3-5; Southington 1-4