Tag Archives: athletics

Long Run

The word “family” is repeated every time I talk to a member of the New Haven Age Group Track Club. …

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Bases Covered

Bob Turcio inside Batter's Box

The first thing Bob Turcio wants me to know is he tells people exactly what he thinks. And they don’t always like it. …

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Playmaker

Kyle Bensen of Whitie Bensen Athletic Equipment

When he was young, Olympian Mark Arcobello, who’s taking to the ice with the US men’s hockey team in Pyeongchang, got his hockey gear from the same place as thousands of other New Haven-area kids…

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Scalable

Izzy Detherage of the Yale Climbing Team

You might think gripping holds on a cliffside would give you a rush of adrenaline. Not if you’re doing it right, according to Zachary McLaughlin. …

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Team Work

Hamden Heronettes

Last Saturday, Hamden High School’s swimming pool was brimming with monsters. …

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Cool Kids

Team Esprit

Two Sundays ago, it was dark by 4:30 and snowing lightly outside the Northford Ice Pavilion. Chilly gusts of wind spun snowflakes and stung noses. But running inside was no way to avoid the cold. Compared to the ice rink …

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Game Changer

Julie Greenwood, Squash Haven

Squash is a lot like tennis, only… squashed. The court is less than a third the size, and instead of having separate sides, opponents have to share every inch of the playing surface. The time between shots is condensed,…

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Long Time No Ski

New Haven Ski Club in Stowe, VT

It’s 6:30 p.m., a half-hour before the start of the New Haven Ski Club’s yearly open house, and the Harugari Singing Society in West Haven is absolutely buzzing. Old friends greet each other with bear hugs. A few vendors set …

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