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FALLS VILLAGE -- The Housatonic Valley Regional High School girls basketball team was defeated 52-34 by Trinity Catholic in a quarterfinal game at HVRHS Tuesday, March 5.

The loss ends a deep run into the state tournament (Class S) for the Mountaineers.

The Lady Crusaders led 13-2 at the end of the first quarter. Guards Emma Gardner and Caitlyn Scott played their HVRHS counterparts, Sierra O’Niel and Christina Winburn, very closely and were able to disrupt the Mountaineer offense.

O’Niel accounted for HVRHS’ first seven points.

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Lakeville Journal Sports

Fine weather, fine cars a winning combo for LRP

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LIME ROCK — Mostly fine weather over Labor Day weekend made this year’s vintage festival at Lime Rock Park a win-win event for everyone. Racers had safe conditions for driving and showing their lovingly cared-for elder automobiles. Visitors were able to sit on the grassy hillsides around the track and enjoy the racing, or walk Sunday’s concours, without umbrellas. And attendance was high for the five-day event.

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All agree: Soccer camp was a ball!

NORTH CANAAN—The third annual one-week summer soccer boot camp was free to all town residents and served to prepare and excite youngsters for the upcoming fall soccer season.
Starting at 4:30 p.m. daily at Lawrence Field in North Canaan, first- through third-graders practiced for one hour, and fourth- through sixth-graders practiced for the next hour and a half. The week culminated with games on Aug. 19.
North Canaan youth soccer board member and coach Leighann Merrill said the week-long program was a huge success, and “a great way to get a head start for the soccer year.”

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Housy brings home medals from Nutmeg Games

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FALLS VILLAGE — Housatonic Valley Regional High School (HVRHS) students and other athletes from the community spent much of the summer preparing and practicing for the Connecticut Nutmeg Games Track Meet.
The effort paid off: Every HVRHS team participant came home with at least one medal. The meet was originally scheduled for Aug. 7 but was postponed to Aug. 14 due to rain.
However, Aug. 14 was also rainy, creating a challenge for the athletes.

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Town Hill Farm Horse Trials are Sept. 3 and 4

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LAKEVILLE — There will be a lot of horsepower around the Tri-state area on Labor Day weekend. Lime Rock Park will hold historics races and a car parade. And just a mile or so up the hill, Town Hill Farm will hold horse trials on Saturday and Sunday, Sept. 3 and 4.

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Mahoney tourney aids 21st Century Fund

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FALLS VILLAGE — The rain waited politely until all the tennis had ended and all the gear had been packed up. Hurricane Irene and the light showers that preceded proved not to be an impediment to the Jack Mahoney Memorial Tennis Tournament held Saturday morning, Aug. 27, at the Housatonic Valley Regional High School courts.

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Vintage cars will roar at Lime Rock Park

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Labor Day weekend at Lime Rock Park is the vintage weekend, officially. This year, it’s known as Lime Rock Vintage Festival 29 Presented by Jaguar.
More than 300 classic cars from all over the world will race in 12 groups, from pre-war to the 1950s and 1960s. There will also be open-wheelers from the 1960s and 1970s.
Jags and MGs will also race exclusively (and there will be a parade of MGs in Falls Village and Salisbury on Sept. 1).

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Hometown ballplayers win national tourney

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Two student athletes from the Northwest Corner won a national baseball championship title this summer.
Housatonic Valley Regional High School student Willy Yahn of Sharon and Northwestern Regional High School student Zach Risedorf of Barkhamsted each earned a spot on the U15 Amateur Athletic Union’s Team Connecticut baseball team, based in East Hartford.
The team won the Triple Crown Summer National Tournament in Myrtle Beach, S.C. The national tournament consisted of 64 teams from across the United States.

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Trout fishing during the dog days of summer

Tangled Lines

It’s been raining steadily for a couple of days now, but late July and August are traditionally tough months for trout fishermen.
Streams and rivers are low, water temperatures are high, and any sensible trout finds someplace cool and safe to hang out — under a rock or an undercut bank.
An angler could spend eight hours on the water on a sunny August day between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m., change flies two dozen times, make a couple thousand casts and still catch nothing but an attitude.
There are ways to deal with this.

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Sharon bridge scores

SHARON — There were 42 people for duplicate bridge on Aug. 3 at Good Neighbors on Low Road in Sharon. With 10- and-a-half tables and three boards a round, 33 boards were in play. Because of that large number of deals, we stopped the play before the full cycle was completed. The average score was 84.
The winners: For North South pairs, in first with 112.85 points (67.17 percent) were Jane and David Parshall; in second with 101.94 points (60.68 percent) were Trish Stimpson and George Mason; and in third with 92.35 points (54.97 percent) were Ann Patton and Mary Robertson.

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This one didn’t get away

Tyler Roberts of Sharon caught a bass in a pond near his home on the first cast. Pretty impressive, especially for a 3-year-old.

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