Masuk baseball team comes back to tame Tigers

MONROE, CT — Masuk High’s baseball team came back from a 4-1 deficit to defeat the visiting Ridgefield Tigers on Wednesday. Justin Feinstein pitched 5 2/3 innings for Masuk striking out 10, while allowing four hits and four runs (two earned). In the bottom of the sixth down 4-2, the Panthers tied the game when Steven Curtin hit a two-run single. In the bottom of the seventh inning, Colin Hope drew a one out walk, stole second base, advanced to third on a wild pitch and then scored the winning run on an RBI fielder’s choice by Carson Falcone. Quinn…

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MONROE, CT — The Penguin Plunge, an annual fundraiser organized by the Monroe Police Department to benefit Special Olympics Connecticut’s athletes, will be held at Great…

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Brian Hourigan to lead Masuk athletics as its new director

MONROE, CT — The Monroe School District is proud to announce Brian Hourigan as the new Masuk Athletic Director and Instructional Leader for PE/Health. Hourigan is an experienced and dedicated educator who has been a valued member of Masuk’s Science Department for the past 22 years. Two large interview committees…

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Speed Networking: When networking isn’t fast enough

Throughout history, embedded reporters have bravely immersed themselves within military units at times of war to share unique perspectives with the public. I decided to do something a little less dangerous and cover a Speed Networking event in Monroe as a participant, so The Sun’s readers can get a first-hand account of my experience. The Monroe and Greater Valley chambers of commerce teamed up with Power Network to host the 11th Annual Speed Networking event at Whitney Farms on Wednesday evening. Armed with a thick stack of business cards and a killer elevator speech, I was going in. Hi, I’m…

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Masuk softball team wins in grand fashion

MONROE, CT — Masuk High’s softball team improved to 3-0 with a pair of nonconference wins in as many days, crushing visiting Fairfield Warde 13-0 in a five-inning mercy-rule contest on Friday, then beating Waterford 4-1 on the road Saturday. Against Warde, a combination of walks and Warde errors opened the door to the Panthers getting out to a 4-0 lead through two innings. And then it was time for Masuk’s long ball display. Natalie Lieto smacked a three-run homer for a 7-0 lead in the bottom of the fourth, Madison Agguire followed Julia Bacoulis’ double to left with a…

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