Valley Sports Rewind
by STAFF | Jul 25, 2017 5:04 pm | Comments (0)
‘Valley Sports Rewind’ host Mike Cannici sits down with former Derby High School runner (and former Evening Sentinel writer) Joe Musante.
Musante ran track and cross country for the Red Raiders from 1978 to 1982. In 1988, he became the school’s first girls cross country coach.
by STAFF | Jul 24, 2017 7:44 am | Comments (0)
On this week’s “Valley Sports Rewind,” host Mike Mike Cannici wlecomes Derby High School junior Thomas Abel Tom Abel plays running back, linebacker and quarterback for the Red Raiders, and is the starting shortstop for the baseball team.
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Cannici’s dad was quite the Derby High School athlete back in the day, too.
by STAFF | Jun 27, 2017 6:36 pm | Comments (0)
Greg Shpak was a three-sport star at Derby High School, playing football, basketball and baseball.
He helped the Red Raiders football team win the Housy championship his senior year, as well as help the basketball team make the tournament.
And he’s the guest on the latest episode of ‘Valley Sports Rewind.’ Click play to listen.
by STAFF | Jun 12, 2017 6:27 pm | Comments (0)
‘Valley Sports Rewind’ Mike Cannici welcomes former Derby High School football player Marcus ‘Buff’ Bartone.
Bartone talks about what it means to be a part of the Red Raider ‘family,’ how he got his nickname, among many other topics.
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by STAFF | Jun 7, 2017 1:51 pm | Comments (0)
In this episode of ‘Valley Sports Rewind,’ host Mike Cannici welcomes Ansonia High School Baseball Coach Mike Vacca, who achieved his 500th win this season.
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by STAFF | May 31, 2017 5:08 pm | Comments (0)
This week on ‘Valley Sports Rewind,’ host Mike Cannici sits down with former Ansonia Mayor James Della Volpe — but they’re not talking local politics.
Instead, Della Volpe reflects upon his nearly 40-years with Ansonia athletics — specifically the football program.
by STAFF | May 24, 2017 7:29 pm | Comments (0)
Derby’s John DeFrancisco return to talk about the 1996 state championship baseball team, Charlie DiCenso, Nick DiRubba and his current position as an assistant football coach at Platt Tech.
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Hosted by Mike Cannici.
by STAFF | May 17, 2017 4:50 pm | Comments (0)
Kyle McIntosh was a four-year starter at running back at Cheshire, where he was a three-time state champion and the 1994 New Haven Register “Player of the Year.”
He then went to Syracuse University where he played with future NFL players Donavan McNabb and David Tyree.
by STAFF | May 11, 2017 5:49 am | Comments (0)
Host Mike Cannici and guest host Jenn Moffat chat with Derby track and field coach Nick DiLuggo about how Derby schools are becoming annual contenders — even though they don’t have a proper running track.
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by STAFF | Apr 29, 2017 7:25 am | Comments (0)
The Valley Indy tried something different Friday morning with a live episode of “Valley Sports Rewind,” the weekly talk show hosted by Derby’s Mike Cannici.
Cannici welcomed 10-year-old competitive dancer Ava Bottone and her mom, Rachel. They’re from Shelton.
The wide-ranging interview was carried live Friday on the Valley Indy’s booming Facebook page.