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Summer Hoops Circuit Heating Up

 

As the summer temperatures head up, so too do the efforts of the GFA boys basketball team playing on the summer circuit.

After returning from the Princeton camp in late June, it was back to summer league play and here are the summaries of those games courtesy of those involved:

July 10

Posted by john in Boys Basketball, Summer Basketball on Thursday July 13
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Freeman still flying down the track this summer

Recent GFA graduate MJ Freeman, pictured above, has kept his competitive juices flowing this summer running in a series of USATF Junior Olympic and AAU meets, qualifying for nationals.

Back on June 10, Freeman – a resident of Shelton -- competed in the Connecticut AAU championship meet, …

Posted by john in Track and Field, Alumni on Thursday July 6
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New Softball Field Taking Shape

 

This past spring, the Greens Farms Academy softball team posted a winning record, featuring a team with just one senior.

The Dragons also did it without a home field as the school's former softball field was razed for the school's new squash facility and expanded parking.

Coming this fall,…

Posted by john in Softball on Friday June 30
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Summer Hoops Road Heads to Princeton

 

The summer-loving GFA Dragons boys basketball team are still at it, heading to the west side of the Hudson River and a trip to Princeton University for “team camp.” (See photo above)

Here’s the latest report on how the team is doing as new players step to fill some really …

Posted by john in Boys Basketball, Summer Basketball on Monday June 26
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Paliotta named All-American

 

Life could have been vastly different for Kate Paliotta, pictured above, and, as such, the Greens Farms Academy girls lacrosse team.

The talented Westport resident, a senior at Greens Farms Academy, grew up playing ice hockey at a very high level. The sky was the limit, in fact, as Paliotta…

Posted by john in Field Hockey, GIrls Lacrosse, Postseason Awards on Tuesday June 13
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Dragons Garner Some All-League Honors This Spring

The GFA athletic department announced its All-Fairchester Athletic Association postseason award winners.

Here's a rundown of who won what in postseason honors:

Baseball

All- League - Tim Mira, picture above, left
All- League - Sean Hogan
Honorable Mention- Mack Muller, pictured above, right

Posted by john on Monday June 12
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Dragon Ballers Get Into Summer Run Phase

 

Sure, it's "summer vacation" and our favorite Dragons are scattered all over the world, from international trips to beach side weekends.

Other Dragons are right where you'd expect them to be -- on the basketball court, working on their game.

Whether they're playing AAU you ball, or …

Posted by john in Boys Basketball, Summer Basketball on Monday June 12
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DRAGON CHAT: An interview with GFA tennis player Devon Wolfe

The final “Dragon Chat” of the 2016-17 school year belongs to the girls tennis team’s top singles player Devon Wolfe ‘18, pictured above. She might be the youngest of the Wolfe children to matriculate through the GFA campus – which she will do next year – but …

Posted by john in Varsity Sports, Dragon Chat, Girls Tennis on Saturday June 3
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Boys Tennis Duo Places Third in New England

 

The Greens Farms Academy boys tennis doubles team of Sean Minson and Matt Smith, pictured above, recently placed third at the New England doubles championship tournament.

The duo won their quarterfinal match by an 8-1 score, but lost in the semifinals by a heart-breaking 9-7 count.

In the …

Posted by john in Varsity Sports, Boys Tennis on Monday May 29
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April's Athletes of the Month announced


Kate Paliotta – Girls Lacrosse

Senior captain Katie Paliotta is an incredible leader both on and off the field. This is Kate’s fifth season on the girls varsity lacrosse team and second season as co-captain. Kate has scored an impressive 51 goals in 11 games so far this season. She is…

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