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The Sports Journal

The Sports Journal

NBHS Soccer Loses First Round Tournament Game

New Britain High senior forward Edin Duric floated into Farmington’s lair on an air of confidence. The 27th-seeded Golden Hurricanes, savoring their first postseason action in three seasons, knew they could play with the defending Class LL champions. Just two…

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Pigskin Predictions

Last week left me at 7-8 with one game to go putting me overall at 87-54. Not as good as I hoped. Let’s see what this week looks like. The New York Giants play Sunday night at home against Philadelphia….

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Pigskin Predictions

I was 9-5 last week if you checked out my picks online. For the year I am 80-46. This week looks really tough. I can only offer my best opinion. Here goes: The New York Giants play the San Francisco…

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NBHS vs. Pulaski Not the Only Football Tradition

Do you remember the days when the whole City would turn out to see New Britain High School play Pulaski High School Football on Thanksgiving Day? New Britain won most, if not all of those games (I’m still waiting for…

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Pigskin Predictions

I was 9-4 last week and am 71-41 for the year. I have to admit there have been some very big surprises the last two weeks. My confidence is a bit shaken, but I am still way above.500. The New…

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Bad Call Hinders Canes Victory

Momentum had switched to New Britain’s side in a game that could have been a definitive turning point in head coach Tebucky Jones’ program reclamation project. Conard held onto a 22-14 early in the fourth quarter when a 22-yard punt…

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Believing you Can Win Makes Difference

While a possibly blown call on an apparent touchdown didn’t help, New Britain High football coach Tebucky Jones cited defensive mistakes in the first quarter as the primary reason why the Hurricanes failed to come up with a landmark win…

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Pigskin Predictions

Last week was not one of my best, but for the season I am still 62-37. This week is in the bag. The New York Giants play at 1 p.m. at home against the Miami Dolphins. This is a home…

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Cross Country Running in the Right Direction

The New Britain High girls cross country team began the season with three runners. Now it’s down to two. In order to have any chance of winning meets, a team has to have five runners so the Golden Hurricanes entered…

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The Shoe Fits for New Britain Cross Country Star

New Britain High cross country runner Aneta Strumilowska was competing in a meet against Northwest Catholic and Farmington October 4 when potential disaster struck two miles into the race. The junior looked over at Coach John Richard, anxiously told him…