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LIME ROCK — The 94th Round Hill Highland Games was held on Sunday, June 24, in the “highlands of Connecticut” at Lime Rock Park for the third year in a row.

The rain held until after the event was over, allowing for a sizable crowd to enjoy the day’s festivities. Because the event continues to grow and be a success, the Round Hill organization has confirmed it will hold the event at Lime Rock Park in 2019 on Sunday, June 23.

Highlights of the event included professional and amateur heavyweight competitions; piping and drumming competitions; children...

Lakeville Journal Sports

Three from HVRHS help propel Wildcats to greatness

FALLS VILLAGE — Three Housatonic Valley Regional High School students were among the star players in a superb first season with the Wildcats Co-Op ice hockey team this winter.
The team was made up of young women from Suffield, Enfield, Housatonic and Ellington high schools and the Metropolitan Learning Center in Bloomfield.
The Wildcats made it to the  Connecticut High School Girls Hockey Association (CHSGHA) state finals (ultimately losing to Darien). 

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Wind, cold temperatures for Lakeville’s Spring Splash

LAKEVILLE — On a brisk Sunday afternoon, April 8, more than 150 hardy souls ran into Lake Wononscopomuc, and ran right back out, during the Spring Splash, an annual fundraising event for the Jane Lloyd Fund and the Housatonic FFA Alumni John Rice Scholarship.
It was the 14th year of the Spring Splash. Each participant paid $25 for the privilege of a cold-day dunk.

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Flipping for the Northwestern cheerleaders

WINSTED — Those who cheer the victors are also winners.
Although they don’t dribble, pass or shoot the basketball, Northwestern Regional’s cheerleading squad played a valuable role in helping the school’s boys and girls hoops teams find great success this season.

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Penguin Plunge raises $100k for Special Olympics

WINSTED — Thanks in part to relatively mild weather, this year’s Penguin Plunge at Highland Lake in Winsted was the most successful ever held. 
One-hundred-twenty people signed up to Plunge; about 100 of them actually showed up and dove into the water, wearing everything from thong swimsuits to fleece rabbit outfits to costumes inspired by the play and movie “Grease.” Wamogo High School Athletic Director Dan Nemergut wore a blowsy wig and a cheerleader outfit.

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Faculty edges kids, 28-27

KENT — Kent Center School (KCS) eighth-graders faced off against the faculty in the annual students versus staff basketball game on Thursday, March 15.
The game was preceded by a spaghetti dinner that was hosted and served by the eighth-grade students. Parents and members of the community turned out to support the eighth-grade class; all proceeds from the dinner will be used to fund the class trip (which will be to New York City).

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Three travel bball teams are champs

WINSTED — The town of Winsted’s Recreation Department is celebrating three of its basketball travel teams, who won their respective league championships on Saturday, March 10, and Sunday, March 11.
On March 10 the town’s fifth- and sixth-grade combined girls basketball team won its championship game over Thomaston at The Hotchkiss School in Lakeville by a score of 38-30.
The team, which consists of 14 players, is coached by both Kurt Root and Ray Arel.

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Fish avoid the tournament

WINSTED — A fishing tournament for anglers ages 8 to 16 was held at Highland Lake in Winsted on Saturday morning, March 24. Four fishermen showed up but no fish made it to the event, which was a fundraiser for the Special Olympics (it preceded the annual Penguin Plunge by one hour, see story, Page A9). 

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Stellar season for NW boys

WINSTED — The Northwestern Regional High School boys basketball team’s magical season of success came to an end in the semifinals of the CIAC Division IV state tournament when the top seeds were beaten by a talented Kolbe Cathedral squad, 65-51, on Wednesday, March 14.

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Natasha de Elye Cole wins gold in Special Olympics

WEST CORNWALL — West Cornwall resident Natasha de Elye Cole didn’t just walk away with her gold medals from the Special Olympics. She earned them through hard work, training and dogged determination. 
Sports have been a part of her life since she was young, providing focus and passion. At 7 years of age, enrolled at Cornwall Consolidated School, she joined the program of downhill skiing and loved it — even though she often fell. 
But when she fell, she got back up and tried again. 

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Wintry enough around the lake for a Polar Bear

KENT — On Sunday, March 4, the Tri-state region was still digging out from the Nor-easter that had hit hard on Friday, March 2 — so the 315 dedicated athletes who came out for the 34th annual Polar Bear Run on Sunday were facing some true winter conditions as they ran 7.6 miles around Lake Waramaug, starting and finishing in Kent and passing through the towns of Warren and Washington. 

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