Free Basketball Clinics In Derby

by Press Release | Jun 1, 2017 1:59 pm

Two free basketball clinics with NBA player development coach Franklin Martin and NCAA official Dennis Kelly are scheduled for this month in Derby.

The clinics will be Sunday, June 4 and Sunday, June 11, from noon to 3 p.m. at the Derby Veterans Community Center on Fifth Street.

The clinics are open for Derby youths from 8 to 16 years old.

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Derby High Alum Trying For NCAA Baseball Title

by STAFF | May 24, 2017 4:10 pm

CONTRIBUTEDA Derby High School graduate hopes to help lead his college team to a national baseball championship beginning Friday.

Sal Frosceno Jr., who graduated from Derby High in 2014, is currently a junior at the University of Massachusetts-Boston, where he is a communications major.

He’s also a three-year starter as a center fielder on the Beacons baseball team, which amassed a school-record 37 wins this year en route to winning the Little East Conference and New England regional tournament.

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Ansonia Celebrates Baseball Coach’s 500th Win

by Press Release | May 11, 2017 2:15 pm

CONTRIBUTEDIt was a ceremony that inspired emotions ranging from goose bumps, tears and joy as more than 100 people gathered at Matthew “Pop” Shortell Field at Nolan Field on Wednesday afternoon for a moving tribute honoring longtime Ansonia High School baseball coach Mike Vacca on his recent 500th win.

The event preceded Ansonia’s scheduled baseball game versus Oxford.

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