Gametime CT/New Haven Register Top 10 Poll: New Canaan top team

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New Canaan, the defending Class L champs, take the top spot in the first poll of the baseball season. Fellow FCIAC team St. Joseph takes the second spot and the No. 1 team from last season, Amity, comes in at No. 3. Team Points Last Class 1. New Canaan (22-5) (11) 414 2 L Last […]

Baseball 2014: 25 CIAC players who will make you a fan this season

(Peter Hvizdak - New Haven Register)
Bunnell pitcher/first baseman Ron Rossomando, one of Henry Chiosholm's top 25 CIAC players to watch this season, has been named the Gatorade State Player of the Year as a junior.

• John Amendola, P, Notre Dame-West Haven, Sr: Amendola committed to Northeastern University last summer. He stepped up for the Green Knights last season as No. 1 starter Greg Zullo went down with an injury. Last season was a break-out year, this year could be even bigger for Amendola. • Drew Arciuolo, OF, Notre Dame-West […]

Baseball 2014: 5 reasons why you’ll become a fan this season

• Can Cromwell do it again? The Panthers have been to the Class S state title game in each of the last two years. The Shoreline Conference contender lost last season after winning it in 2012. With pitcher Logan Lessard (Bryant) and catcher Kevin Radziewicz (Fairfield), the Panthers could have enough to get back to […]

Baseball 2014: 10 games that will make you a fan this season

• Amity at Fairfield Prep, Wednesday 3:45 p.m.: A rematch of last season’s Class LL state tournament semifinal. The Jesuits bring in the big bat of Shawn Blake to face a Spartans’ team that still boasts Jake Russo, Anthony Capozziello, Nick Fusco and Ross Weiner. • Holy Cross at Derby, Friday, 3:45 p.m.: Derby could […]

Middletown fields boys and girls lacrosse club teams

MIDDLETOWN >> Lacrosse has emerged as a popular spring sport for high school athletes and this season Middletown High will compete with first-year boys and girls club lacrosse teams. Both the Blue Dragons boys and girls teams, which attracted 53 players, received a “First Stick Grant” from US Lacrosse. The grant outfitted 25 boys and […]

Softball: Pooch’s Preseason Top 10 Ballot

Defending Class L champion Masuk finished No. 1 in last season's final Top 10 softball poll.

Scroll down to find out how I I voted in the GameTimeCT/Register Preseason Top 10 Softball Poll. The preseason poll is slated to run in Tuesday’s print editions of the Register.  We’ll post it on-line here at gametimect.com as soon as its compiled. Masuk, the defending Class L champions, finished No. 1 in last season’s […]

BOYS VOLLEYBALL: Expectations still high for returning state champion Staples

Staples High volleyball senior captains Lucas Grevers and Todd Goldstein will look to lead the Wreckers back to another state title this spring.

WESTPORT >> The expectations within the Staples High boys’ volleyball program are always high. Nine state and 11 conference titles have a lot to do with that. Coming into this spring, it’s no different. A year after losing just one match on the way to a 21-1 record that resulted in an FCIAC and Class […]