SCC Division II Football 2015: New coach Lynch, Lyman Hall hope to make most of nomadic year

Lyman Hall coach Aiden Lynch (left) with Trojans captain Anthony Esposito at SCC Media Day in August (Photo John Vanacore)

H ome is where the heart is, of course. But what about the nomads of the world? Who’s thinking of them? Renovations to Sheehan’s Riccitelli Field, complete with new artificial turf, track, and improved lighting were finished for the 2006 football season. Most expected (as Milford did at the same time) that the other Wallingford […]

American Legion: The 16th Annual Dream Dozen

Orange's Matt Ronai. Photo by Dave Phillips

By Mike Madera and Dave Phillips It was a three-way horse race down to the final 10 days for the top spot in Zone 2. Branford won its sixth consecutive straight Zone II regular season crown, but was upset by Monroe in two games in a Southern Division Sectional championship series. Stratford played … [Read more...]

Connecting with sports not sanctioned by the CIAC

Hamden girls hockey captains Samantha Cozzolino (left) and Caraline Kennedy (photo supplied by Hamden coach Mike Callan)

Bowling (30 teams) and girls ice hockey (21 teams) are two high school sports with the potential to grow enough in the next few years to be sanctioned by the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference. The CIAC requires a sport to have 20 percent of the schools in the state, or 38 teams, … [Read more...]

Football 2015: Bagley, Bailey form dynamic duo for Ansonia

(Arnold Gold-New Haven Register)  Tajik Bagley ,left, and Tyler Bailey hope to lead Ansonia to another state championship this season.

ANSONIA L ast season Ansonia football became the Tajik Bagley and Tyler Bailey show. Bagley, a senior running back, and Bailey, a senior wide receiver, gave opposing defenses headaches and have been inseparable on and off the field. “He’s like my brother,” Bagley said of Bailey. So it only makes … [Read more...]