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Brett Davino and Eli Brochu, second- and third-to-left, respectively, won the inaugural Nonnewaug cornhole tournament.

Davino, Brochu Win Nonnewaug Cornhole Championship

Kyle Brennan, Publisher June 16, 2022

WOODBURY -- Battling back from an upset defeat in the first round, Nonnewaug juniors Brett Davino and Eli Brochu rallied to win the inaugural Nonnewaug Cornhole Championship on June 16. Davino and Brochu...

Nonnewaug athletic director, Declan Curtin celebrates the Ted Alex Award with his all-star athletes.

Chiefs Rack Up Awards at Berkshire League Banquet

Samantha Conti, Senior Editor and Sports Editor June 16, 2022

SOUTHINGTON – The 2021-22 Berkshire League Banquet belonged to Nonnewaug. The Chiefs cleaned up at the ceremony June 2 at the Aqua Turf, receiving the Ted Alex Award, the league’s top honor that recognizes...

MINI-DOC: How Do Sports Impact Students’ Mental Health?

Scott Meyer, Sports Reporter June 15, 2022

WOODBURY -- Hundreds of students at Nonnewaug play interscholastic sports for the Chiefs, and many of those student-athletes have been playing sports for most of their lives. High school sports have...

Golden State Warriors guard Steph Curry pursues his 4th NBA title averaging 30.6 PPG
despite Boston’s defensive efforts.

Celtics Scramble to Stop the Offensive Pressure of Warriors

Ben Stewart, Sports Reporter June 14, 2022

The 2022 NBA Finals features two of the league's oldest franchises competing for the Larry O'Brien Trophy after six weeks of heated playoff action.  Game 1 The Golden State Warriors faced the Boston...

Softball seniors celebrate senior night with there teammates and family members.

Senior Athletes’ High School Chapter Comes to a Close

Samantha Conti , Senior Editor and Sports Editor June 8, 2022

WOODBURY -- Nonnewaug seniors prepare their goodbyes as their senior year and high school experience soon comes to a close, but the school aspects aren’t the only things seniors have to bid farewell...

Sofia Pagnamenta and Marley Baker won their second consecutive BL title.

Dynamic Duo: Pagnamenta and Baker Put NHS Doubles on the Map

Samantha Conti , Senior Editor and Sports Editor June 8, 2022

WOODBURY -- Sofia Pagnamenta and Marley Baker, the perfect doubles combination, clinched the Berkshire League doubles championship once again May 23. The dynamic duo began playing together just last year...

MINI-DOC: Sports Fans Love to Debate

Scott Meyer, Reporter June 6, 2022

WOODBURY -- Who's the best football player of all time? Would Steph Curry's Warriors beat Michael Jordan's Bulls? Which sport is toughest to play? Sports fans love to debate, but why? Is it the adrenaline...

The Chiefs baseball team celebrates their first BL title since 2000.

Nonnewaug’s Historic Spring Season Nets BL Titles in Baseball, Softball

Ben Stewart, Sports Reporter May 31, 2022

WOODBURY -- As the school year draws to a close, there are numerous moments to look back on, particularly from the spring sports season. Nonnewaug's baseball and softball will be immortalized in the record...

The 2022 Class MM girls basketball championship consisted of Sacred Heart Academy beating St. Joseph, 52-50. Both are Catholic schools, and Holy Cross, another Catholic school, won the Class M championship against a public school. Notre Dame-Fairfield beat a public school for the Class L girls basketball championship. The only classes to not feature Catholic schools in these championship games were S, won by Thomaston and LL won by East Hartford.

Orosz: CIAC’s School-of-Choice Dilemma Hurts Vocational Schools

Madelynn Orosz, Ag/FFA Editor May 20, 2022

WOODBURY -- When was the last time a true vo-ag or vo-tech school won a state championship? In this context, a true vocational school is defined as a school with either a vo-ag or vo-tech program that...

Pete Maki, 2000 graduate of NHS, now calls the Minnesota Twins home now in his role as MLB pitching coordinator.

NHS Alumnus Maki Makes MLB Impact with Twins

Ben Stewart, Sports Reporter May 18, 2022

WOODBURY -- Hanging in the background of the newly remodeled Nonnewaug gym is an artifact commemorating one of the Chiefs' greatest teams: the 1999 Class M runner-up baseball team. A key piece to that...

The 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing showed both promise and problems in terms of the Olympics environmental impact.

Beijing Olympics Provide Silver Lining for Games’ Green Future

Ella Brown, Junior Chief Advocate April 28, 2022

The Olympic Games -- the entire world comes together every two years in the summer or winter to watch the greatest athletes alive compete to win and represent their country. But while you were watching...

Nonnewaug boys tennis attempts to make high school history, with a BL championship repeat.

Hardcourt Ambition: Boys Tennis Seeks to Defend BL Title

Ben Stewart, Sports Reporter April 28, 2022

WOODBURY -- As flowers begin to blossom on the fields of Nonnewaug High School, spring sports are officially underway. The smell of fresh-cut grass and the warm sun bring out the best in people this time...

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