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A LIVE Valley Sports Rewind With Mike Cannici

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.

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Valley Sports Rewind: Andy Dunaj Jr.

by STAFF | Apr 19, 2017 6:11 pm | Comments (0)

Derby native Andy Dunaj Jr. sits down with Valley Sports Rewind host Mike Cannici to talk about growing up and playing football in Connecticut’s smallest city.

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Valley Sports Rewind: Joseph DiMartino And Jenn Moffat

by STAFF | Apr 10, 2017 8:32 pm | Comments (0)

This week host Mike Cannici welcomes long-time Derby High School softball coach Joseph DiMartino and assistant coach Jenn Moffat to the “Valley Sports Rewind” podcast.

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Valley Sports Rewind: Shelton’s Bill Manion

by STAFF | Apr 4, 2017 6:43 am | Comments (0)

Mike Cannici welcomes Bill Manion to this week’s ‘Valley Sports Rewind.’

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Manion was a football player for the Shelton High School Gaels from 2000 to 2003.

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Valley Sports Rewind With Derby’s Casey Kross

by STAFF | Mar 24, 2017 6:23 am | Comments (0)

‘Valley Sports Rewind’ switches gears this week with an interview with Casey Kross, 17, of Derby.

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The Derby High School senior has been a cheerleader for about 11 years.

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Valley Sports Rewind: Derby High School Athletic Hall Of Fame

by STAFF | Mar 8, 2017 8:16 pm | Comments (0)

In this episode of “Valley Sports Rewind,” host Mike Cannici (pictured above) and guest Jenn Moffat talk about the Derby High School Athletic Hall of Fame.

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They’re both on the committee, and they’re getting ready to welcome a new class.

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Valley Sports Rewind: Seymour’s Jamie Burns

by STAFF | Mar 2, 2017 8:16 pm | Comments (0)

Jamie Burns loves football — AND he can tell a story.

Hear Burns, a former Seymour High School Wildcat football player who now coaches at the school, have a ball talking sports with host Mike Cannici.

It’s as if they forgot the microphones were on . . .

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Valley Sports Rewind: John Oko

by STAFF | Feb 20, 2017 8:23 am | Comments (0)

In the latest Valley Sports Rewind, host Mike Cannici strolls down memory lane with John Oko, a former Derby football player and coach.

Oko is now the football coach at Nonnewaug High School.

Valley Sports Rewind is a talk show produced by

It also airs Monday at 1 p.m. on WNHH, 103.5 LP FM in New Haven.

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Valley Sports Rewind: Otis Jemal Baskins

by STAFF | Feb 9, 2017 8:40 pm | Comments (0)

Otis Jemal Baskins didn’t have it easy growing up on Hawkins Street in Derby.

His family struggled to make ends meet, and his mother passed away during his senior year of high school.

Playing sports — and being influenced by the community — were hugely important for him.

Baskins is now a Naugatuck police officer — and the latest guest on “Valley Sports Rewind,” hosted by Mike Cannici.

‘Valley Sports Rewind’ With Ben Bartone

by STAFF | Jan 20, 2017 8:28 am | Comments (0)

“Valley Sports Rewind” returns with an interview with Ben Bartone!

Bartone reflects on his years playing baseball and basketball for the Derby High School Red Raiders.

Bartone talks about how excelling — and struggling — in athletics shaped his character.

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