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FALLS VILLAGE -- The Housatonic Valley Regional High School girls basketball team was defeated 52-34 by Trinity Catholic in a quarterfinal game at HVRHS Tuesday, March 5.

The loss ends a deep run into the state tournament (Class S) for the Mountaineers.

The Lady Crusaders led 13-2 at the end of the first quarter. Guards Emma Gardner and Caitlyn Scott played their HVRHS counterparts, Sierra O’Niel and Christina Winburn, very closely and were able to disrupt the Mountaineer offense.

O’Niel accounted for HVRHS’ first seven points.

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Lakeville Journal Sports

Community invited in to enjoy Lime Rock Park

LIME ROCK — Lime Rock Park is making a special effort this year to invite the community in, and perhaps change some minds about car and motorcycle racing on the track. 
The track owners have been in litigation with the town of Salisbury for a couple years now over owner Skip Barber’s request to state regulators that there be some Sunday racing allowed. A court injunction from the 1950s strictly forbids Sunday racing (in part because the track is right across Route 112 from Trinity Episcopal Church). 

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In which our seasoned angler shares some secrets

Saturday, April 13 is the opening of the 2019 trout season in Connecticut.
That’s a little misleading, actually. Trout Management Areas like the Housatonic and Farmington rivers are open year-round. Whether or not they are fishable is another question.

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Pull, pull, pull!

The 2019 crew season has begun for area independent schools — notably the Kent School and the Salisbury School. The boys and girls teams at Kent ventured out onto the Housatonic River on March 26 for their first day outdoors. This weekend, the boys varsity team races against St. John’s School starting at 1:30 p.m. on Saturday, April 6 (the girls team is away on April 6). The Salisbury School varsity crew team is also at home on April 6, competing against Andover, beginning at 2:30 p.m.  

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A fisherman’s plea: Bite me

Are you ready for some fishing?
I am.
Connecticut’s general regulations say that trout season opens on Saturday, April 13, but Trout Management Areas are open all year. New York state opens Monday, April 1. Massachusetts is mostly year-round, except where it isn’t. (Check the respective state websites for details, lest you run into a fish cop.)
So the real question is this: Where is it feasible to fish right now?

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Harlem Valley Rail Ride returns on July 28m

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MILLERTON — Cyclists from the Harlem Valley and beyond are invited to take part in what’s been dubbed by many as the summer’s most beautiful ride: the eighth annual Harlem Valley Rail Ride, which will be held this year on Sunday, July 28.

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Everyone’s a Cupcake War winner

KENT — The Kent Memorial Library became the battleground for the Cupcake Wars on Friday, March 15 (when the Region One schools were closed for teacher workshops). 
Eleven hopeful — and artistic — contestants brought undecorated cupcakes and were given a bounty of decoration material to create their dream cupcakes. 
Piping bags were filled with a rainbow of colored frosting choices. 

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Two teams in state tournaments

FALLS VILLAGE — The winter season ended with two teams advancing into state tournament play. 
Girls basketball, ranked no. 2 in the state, faced no. 31 Ellis Tech in the first round on Feb. 25. Caroline Hurlburt led the team with nine points in a game that saw all of the team getting playing time. Christina Winburn and Kaylie Anderson netted six points each and Emma Crane had five. Tori Dodge had one 3-point basket in the 43-15 win. 

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Fire(fighters) and ice at annual race at Mohawk Mountain

CORNWALL — Mohawk Mountain hosted its ninth annual Firefighter Ski Race on Sunday, March 10. 
Teams of five from local fire departments raced downhill, decked out in full turnout gear and helmets. 
Despite ongoing snow and sleet, conditions were good for racing. 
Of the money raised, $1,200 will go to the burn center at Bridgeport Hospital.

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Brrr-ave souls raise $80,000 for Special Olympics

WINSTED — They took flying leaps, cannonballed, dove, dashed and tiptoed. Whatever their method, about 85 brave souls comprising 15 teams made a huge splash as they entered Highland Lake’s bone-chilling waters on Saturday, March 9, during the 16th annual Penguin Plunge to benefit Special Olympics. 
The popular, high-noon community event, which organizers said raised about $80,000 for the cause, drew hundreds of spectators under azure skies and seasonably comfortable 45 degree weather. Teams hailed from throughout the region.

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End of a great run for the Mountaineers

FALLS VILLAGE — The Housatonic Valley Regional High School (HVRHS) Mountaineers girls basketball team was defeated, 52-34, by Trinity Catholic in a quarterfinal game at HVRHS on Tuesday, March 5.
The loss ends a deep run into the state tournament (Class S) for the Mountaineers.
The Lady Crusaders led 13-2 at the end of the first quarter. Guards Emma Gardner and Caitlyn Scott played their HVRHS counterparts, Sierra O’Niel and Christina Winburn, very closely and were able to disrupt the Mountaineer offense.

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