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PHILLY FLYER - A memorable post-season had one more stop for Morgan Hodorski, as the recent Watertown High School graduate competed in the javelin competition at the prestigious New Balance Nationals at Franklin Field in Philadelphia on June 19. Hodorski, the NVL champion who also finished fourth at the State Open and seventh at the New England Meet, posed for a pre-meet photograph at left, and then went to work, unleashing a career-best throw of 121’ 5,” second-best among New England invitees and 13th overall.     Read more

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Ella Kijak, Lilly Khouri, Kristina Kyle of Watertown High School as well as Payton Mozelak of Thomaston High School were the local finishers in the CIAC’s Outdoor Championship Girls’ 2000-meter steeplechase race on June 15 in New Britain.

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WATERTOWN  - The Watertown High School Football Gridiron Hall of Fame in conjunction with the Water-Oak Circle of Sports will be hosting a fundraising tribute in honor of longtime Watertown High School baseball and football coach Roger Ouellette, Jr. on Saturday, June 25.

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In his final round of golf representing Watertown High School, senior Mason LaCapra teed off in the CIAC’s Division II championship tournament, held recently at the Tallwood C.C. in Hebron. LaCapra, accepted a cool cup of water after finishing second in the 85-player field; his round of four…

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The Watertown USA swim team recently competed in a regional meet at the outdoor 50-meter YMCA pool in Brookfield. Great swims were had by team members front row, left to right: Noah Metcalfe, Brennan Baker and Cole DeMond, and in back, left to right: Sully Santovasi, Julia Campbell, Grace Ru…

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The Watertown High School boys’ tennis team held it’s season-ending awards dinner at the Grand Oak Villa on June 9. From left to right: Tyler Vaivoda (Rookie of the Year and Captain for 2023), Finn Street (Most Improved), Justin Calabrese (Most Doubles’ Wins), Lorenzo Longo (Most Doubles’ Wi…

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At the season-ending team awards dinner on June 9, the Watertown High School baseball program presented special engraved bats to seniors Ian Cronin, Peyton DeFeo, Ian Glover, Ryan Glover, Cam Guerrera, Henry Marino, and Sam Weidemier.  

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The Watertown Association for Youth Soccer presented its second annual Della and Sterling Memorial Scholarship winners at Soccerfest. Andre Marcil was awarded the boy’s scholarship by WAYS president Dave Santangeli and coach Wendy Halpert; Kamryn Hillian was awarded the girl’s scholarship by…

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WAYS U10 boys travel team player Rocco Christoff moves the ball up the field during soccer action at Veterans’ Park.

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Watertown High School baseball senior Henry Marino were all smiles after Valentino announced that he was the recipient of the Dom Valentino Scholarship at the team awards dinner at the Sunset Grille on June 9.

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The WAYS 10U CJSA Northwest District boys spring champions, the Watertown ‘A’ team which finished with an 8-0-0 record, outscoring their opponents, 33-4. Front row left to right: Oriel Pengu, Arber Xhaferi, Elio Shaholli, Christian Desjardins, Malik Mashni, Julian Soeprasetyo, Eric Chen. Bac…

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On June 11, the Watertown Association for Youth Soccer held their annual Soccerfest  under sunny skies at Veterans’ Memorial Park. Several matches were played throughout the course of the day. Here, Division 1 players are in action as Ali Osmanoski at right and Giada Rinaldi pursue the ball.

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BROOKLYN, N.Y. - No sooner did he smash what turned out to be a game-winning two-run double in an 8-3 St. Lucie Mets win over the Jupiter Hammerheads on June 9 did former Fairfield University and Watertown High School standout Justin Guerrera find out that his new baseball address was going …

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STRATFORD -  That the Woodland Regional High School softball team capped off one of, if not the most dominant seasons of all-time with a 4-0 win in the CIAC’s Class ‘M’ championship game on June 11 was little to no surprise, capping off an undefeated and pretty much unthreatened 27-0 blitz t…

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WATERTOWN  - The Watertown High School Football Gridiron Hall of Fame in conjunction with the Water-Oak Circle of Sports will be hosting a fundraising tribute in honor of longtime Watertown High School baseball and football coach Roger Ouellette, Jr. on Saturday, June 25.

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At the recent Crestbrook Retirees’ Golf League’s Memorial  Tournament, the winner of the ‘A’ Flight with a low net of 30 was Skip Ayers. The winner of the ‘B’ Flight with a low net of 32 was Bob Marinaro. The most recent leaderboards have the team of Bob Summers and Tom Smith leading the ‘A’…

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The Water-Oak Circle of Sports announced the recipients of 23 awards to be presented to Watertown High School seniors at the organization’s annual Awards Night at the Sunset Grille on Wednesday, June 22. The third and final group announced were (in alphabetical order): Joey Meglio (Spagnolet…

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With a nod towards the iconic comedian W.C. Fields, Morgan Hodorski in orange top) would rather be in Philadelphia, which is where she will be spending the weekend of June  17-19 competing in the 75th New Balance Nationals at world-famous Franklin Field. Hodorski earned her spot in the prest…

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On June 4, the GROWS/Watertown Rapids dedicated field #1 at Veterans Memorial Park, naming it the George J. Palomba Memorial Field at a recent tournament. Palomba was one of the founding members of the organization which originated in 1997 and a 31 year coach for the Watertown Indians softba…

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The Watertown High School girls’ tennis team held it’s season-ending awards dinner recently. From left to right: Meghan Hughes (Co-MVP), Maggie Dassatti (Co-MVP), Allison Stoto (Coach’s Award), Sydney Butwell (Most Individual Points), Anesa Xhema (Most Improved), Vanessa Cipriano (Rookie of …

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NEW BRITAIN - The Watertown High School boys and girls track and field teams competed one day apart in their respective CIAC Class Meets at Willow Brook Park in New Britain, with the boys going first in the Class ‘MM’ meet on June 1 and the girls facing the Class ‘M’ field on June 2.

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Watertown High School senior Sam Weidemier, backed by his father Brian, brother Owen and mother Kristie, signs his National Letter of Intent to attend Plymouth (NH) State University this fall. Weidemier, a three-sport standout for the Indians, will play football for the Panthers this fall. 

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WATERTOWN - The 10th Annual Joe Garassino Golf Outing will take place on Monday, June 13 (rain date June 14) at the Watertown Golf Club, 246 Guernseytown Road, with a scheduled shotgun starting time of 11 a.m.

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WATERTOWN - The Watertown High School 2022 baseball season ended with an 8-7 loss to Jonathan Law High School in the second round of the CIAC’s Class ‘M’ tournament on June 1.

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WATERTOWN  - The Watertown High School Football Gridiron Hall of Fame in conjunction with the Water-Oak Circle of Sports will be hosting a fundraising tribute in honor of longtime Watertown High School baseball and football coach Roger Ouellette, Jr. on Saturday, June 25.

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WATERTOWN - If an NFL Films type of documentary would be produced about the 2022 NVL golf championship tournament, the title would have to have been “All in the Family,” named after the iconic television sitcom which changed the face of the industry.

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WATERTOWN - Despite a first round loss to Avon in the CIAC Class ‘M’ tournament, Watertown High School boys’ lacrosse coach Mike Kenny wasn’t going to let that get in the way of his team’s run to the WCLC championship, which, after a 14-2-0 regular season, WHS won by defeating St. Paul Catho…

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The Water-Oak Circle of Sports has announced the names of a group of 23 Watertown High School seniors who will receive awards at the organization’s annual Awards Night at the Sunset Grille on Wednesday, June 22. The second group announced included (in alphabetical order): Morgan Hodorski (Co…

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Watertown High School senior Kristina Kyle and her family are all smiles as she signs her National Letter of Intent to play on the women’s soccer team at Springfield College. Kyle will join forces with new head coach Kristin Cannon when the Pride takes the field in the fall.

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Watertown High School boy’s basketball head coach J. Paul Vance, Jr. announced he has resigned from the position after seven years. “It was a tough decision, but it was the right one for myself and my family,” said Vance. “I am going to miss the players and coaches.” (Dreher photo)

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WATERTOWN - After a disappointing end to their regular season, the Watertown High School baseball team was forced to wait an extra day for the opportunity to prolong their season when their qualifying round game in the CIAC Class ‘M’ tournament was postponed from May 28 to the next afternoon.

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WATERTOWN - After a streaky regular season in which they finished 13-7, the Watertown High School softball team began CIAC Tournament play with a first round game against Sacred Heart Academy on May 31 at WHS.

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WATERTOWN  - The Water-Oak Circle of Sports will be hosting a fundraising tribute in honor of longtime Watertown High School baseball and football coach Roger Ouellette, Jr. on Saturday, June 25.

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WATERTOWN - Registration for the Watertown Association of Youth Soccer’s Fall 2022 Little World Cup and In-Town soccer is ongoing.

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WATERTOWN - The 10th Annual Joe Garassino Golf Outing will take place on Monday, June 13 (rain date June 14) at the Watertown Golf Club, 246 Guernseytown Road, with a scheduled shotgun starting time of 11 a.m.

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WATERTOWN - The 27th annual St. John School golf tournament will be held on Monday. June 6 at Western Hills Golf Course, 600 Park Road in Waterbury.

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WATERTOWN - The Watertown High School girls’ lacrosse team, seeded 11th in the 16 team CIAC Class ‘S’ tournament bracket, took to the road for their first round game against sixth-seeded Stonington High School on May 31.

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The Water-Oak Circle of Sports announced the recipients of 23 scholarships to be presented to Watertown High School seniors at the organization’s annual  Scholarship Awards Night at the Sunset Grille on Wednesday, June 22. The first group announced was (in alphabetical order): Makayla Beauty…