CCC lacrosse: Glastonbury controls South Windsor at home

Glastonbury joined this week's Top 10 boys lacrosse poll. (Photo: Derek Turner - GameTimeCT)

GLASTONBURY — A strong first half by a young lacrosse team is exactly what Glastonbury needed today. The Tomahawks built confidence early and dominated South Windsor in all facets of the game, winning 13-3 on the turf field at Glastonbury High School. “I thought we got off to a good start,” Glastonbury coach  Scott Hinchey said. ”We struggle […]

Thursday’s New Haven County lacrosse roundup: Branford boys victorious

BRANFORD 9, WEST HAVEN 6 >> Noah Lohman scored three times for the visiting Hornets in this SCC win. Mike Potter and Devan Hall each scored twice for Branford. Justin Tuschhoff and Austin Kozak scored twice for the Westies. Branford 9, West Haven 6 (at West Haven) Branford    5    0    4    0    —    9 West […]

Thursday’s New Haven County Golf Roundup

East Hampton 179, Old Saybrook 239 (at Banner Lodge) Medalist: Josh Basil (EH), 36. East Hampton: Matt Booth, 46; Ray Morassini, 48; Alex Basil, 49; Kyle Sturmer, 52. Old Saybrook: Chris Prast, 53; Pawntip Prasith, 60; Nick Maliconico, 66; Zach Siniscalco, 68; Nick Sheehan, 60. Records: EH 1-3; OS 2-5 East Haven 178, Sheehan 190, […]

Thursday’s New Haven County Tennis Roundup

Boys Fairfield Prep 6, West Haven 1 (at West Haven) Singles: John Delgado (WH) def Matt McKinney 4-6, 6-1, 6-2; Emil Friis (FP) def Mike Tran 6-0, 6-3; Theo Allen (FP) def Devin Hickman 6-0, 6-2; Frankie Fourtanelli (FP) def Howard Powell 6-1, 7-6 (4). Doubles: Peter Nestoy/Mike Bleuin (FP) def Jeremy Borelli/Kevin Coyle 6-1, […]

Thursday’s Litchfield County roundup: Kimberly leads Nonnewaug softball past Shepaug

Softball Nonnewaug 8 Shepaug 3 >> Led by the arm of Victoria Heavens, five strikeouts, and the bat of Shannon Kimberly, a double and three RBI, the Chiefs won their seventh game of the season. Shepaug’s Kelsey Johnson struck out six batters in the loss. Nonnewaug is 7-2 and Shepaug falls to 5-4. Girls tennis […]

Thomaston girls tennis has first ever league title in their sights

The top two singles for the Thomaston Golden Bears, Mackenzie Blair (left) and Megan Fitzgerald (right) form the best one two punch in the Berkshire League.
Pete Paguaga - Register Citizen

THOMASTON >> Midway through the season the Thomaston girls tennis team is on their way to winning the first tennis league championship, boys and girls, in school history. “Last year at our banquet we talked about how we can win the Berkshire League title this season,” senior Allison Snow said. “It’s been a goal of […]

Hand’s Carlson good enough to play golf with the big boys at Challenge Cup

(Mara Lavitt Ñ New Haven Register) 
May 1, 2014 Hamden
Pomperaug's John VanDerLaan competing in the Challenge Cup Golf Tournament at the New Haven Country Club.
mlavitt@newhavenregister.com

HAMDEN >> Brian Carlson wasn’t sure when he got up Thursday morning whether it would be another school day in his senior year at Hand High School or a round of golf at New Haven Country Club. The latter, an invitation to play in the Julius Boros Challenge Cup, was something Carlson had earned: he […]

Simsbury girls crew capture both first place finishes at The “Q” Cup

The SHS 2nd Varsity Girls head to the dock prior to their race at The Quinsigamond Cup on April 26.
Submitted Photo - Lisa Harris

Press release sent in by Simsbury Crew SIMSBURY >>  The SHS Crew first and second girls boats both captured first-place finishes in The Quinsigamond Cup (The “Q” Cup) on April 26. Simsbury competed with other top rowing crews including Brookline, St. John’s, East Lyme, Middletown, Shrewsbury, and Worcester at the regatta on Lake Quinsigamond in Worcester, […]

Reds ‘would never’ jeopardize Risedorf, players eligibility

Northwestern's Zach Risedorf (Pete Paguaga - Register Citizen)

“The (Cincinnati) Reds would not ask a player to forgo his season, it’s not fair to the player, the team or the school,” Cincinnati Reds area scout John Ceprini said in response to Zach Risedorf saying he would attend workouts hosted by three MLB teams at the end of May, making him ineligible, by CIAC […]

Conard lacrosse looking for consistency

The Conard boys lacrosse team  is looking to string some consistent efforts together. The Chieftains are 2-5 and have alternated wins and losses following an 0-3 start. Conard owns wins over Newtown and Avon and lost two one-goal games to open the season. The Chieftains were schedule to host Xavier on Tuesday and Cheshire on […]

Hall boys lacrosse on a roll

WEST HARTFORD – Hall lacrosse coach Phil Orzech knew the start of the season was going to be a tough test for his team and after six games the Warriors have passed with flying colors. Hall lost its season opener 13-8 to Simsbury, but rebounded to reel off five straight wins and currently sits at […]

Northwest Catholic boys lacrosse has high expecations

WEST HARTFORD — The Northwest Catholic boys lacrosse team is playing pretty well lately and the scary thing for upcoming opponents is the Indians plan on getting a lot better. Scoring in bunches and and getting off to fast starts, Northwest Catholic is 5-2 on the season and looks to be one of the stronger […]

Diving: Ludlowe’s Cortellessa battled through injury and now set to compete at D1 level

Fairfield Ludlowe's Kim Cortellessa signs her Letter of Intent Thursday to dive at the Division 1 level at Charleston College in South Carolina.

FAIRFIELD >> Given the circumstances, Kim Cortellessa could have easily forgone her senior season of diving. But for the Fairfield Ludlowe senior diver, that wasn’t an option. Not only did Cortellessa compete this past fall injured but performed at a high level. And now she’s headed to the College of Charleston  in Charleston, South Carolina […]

Thursday’s Litchfield County updated schedule and postponements

Here is the updated Litchfield County schedule, including postponements as of 1 p.m. Baseball Terryville at Thomaston, 3:45 p.m. PPD to May 17, 12:30 p.m. Wolcott Tech at Gilbert, 3:45 p.m. PPD to TBA Shepaug at Nonnewaug, 3:45 p.m. Torrington at Naugatuck, 5 p.m. (At Dodd Stadium) PPD to Saturday, 6 p.m. Boys golf Wolcott […]

Thursday’s New Haven County Updated Schedule and Postponements

Here’s the updated schools schedule for Thursday with postponement information as of 3:10 p.m. BASEBALL NVL Ansonia at Watertown, ppd. to Tuesday, 3:45 p.m. Derby at Crosby, ppd. to Saturday, 4 p.m. Preps Choate at Hamden Hall, 4:30 p.m. Shoreline Valley Regional at Westbrook, ppd. to Tuesday, 3:45 p.m. SCC Quinnipiac Fairfield Prep at Notre […]

SCC names scholar-athletes for March

Twelve student-athletes from six high schools have been named The SportsCenter of Connecticut/Southern Connecticut Conference Scholar Athletes of the Month for March. Student athletes who are selected must be a varsity letterwinner and have a 3.0/B average while demonstrating leadership qualities. The scholar-athletes are: Stefani Taschner of Hand (gymnastics), Ben Solin of Hand (ice hockey, […]