Baseball: Fast start propels Amity past East Haven

WOODBRIDGE — For those in the Southern Connecticut Conference that snickered when the Amity Spartans opened the season with three straight losses, they might want to hide those smiles. The next 11 games have been more of what Amity is used to. Thursday afternoon at Amity High was an indication of the direction the Spartans […]

CCC lacrosse: East Catholic explodes in fourth, downs Newington

East Catholic (light blue) won 17 of 20 face-offs on its way to a 11-7 win over Newington on Thursday afternoon at Clem Lemire Recreation Complex.
Derek Turner -- GameTimeCT

NEWINGTON>>East Catholic tallied six goals in the fourth quarter to beat Newington, 11-7 at Clem Lemire Recreation Complex on Thursday afternoon. Down one after being shutout in the third quarter, Newington’s Patrick Hills scored 12 seconds into the fourth quarter to tie the game at 6-6. East Catholic scored four more unanswered goals in the […]

Northwestern holds on to beat Wamogo baseball

Northwestern’s Zach Risedorf slides safely into second base in the Highlanders’ 11-8 win over Wamogo.
Laurie Gaboardi - Register Citizen

WINSTED >> Spring weather blew a sloppy baseball game to Northwestern High School Thursday afternoon, not so much from the drizzle as from a pile-up of rescheduled games that had the Highlanders (9-4 overall; 9-3 Berkshire League) slogging through their fourth game in four days and visiting Wamogo (4-8 overall; 4-7 BL) in its third […]

Track and Field: Branford’s Atkinson sees hurdles as challenges, not barriers

Branford's Anna Atkinson crosses the finish to win the 55 hurdles final at the Class L State Indoor Track Championships this past winter.  pcasolino@NewHavenRegister

BRANFORD >> Four years ago, Branford’s Anna Atkinson went looking for a challenge. The self-described perfectionist found one in hurdling. “The first day I ever did a workout I did distance, but I knew that wasn’t for me because I just wasn’t into it,” Atkinson said. “And so I thought, you know what, I want […]

Thursday’s New Haven County boys/girls track roundup

Boys track Hamden wins two Team scores: Hamden 130, Lyman Hall 18; Hamden 118, Notre Dame 43.5; Notre Dame 130, Lyman Hall 18. 4×800: Hamden (King, Casuga, Persilla, Hodgkins), 8:48.6; 4×100: Hamden (Fowlin, Finkley, Harrell, Huggins), 45.2; 110 hurdles: Painstill (ND), 18.5; 100 dash: Nixon (H), 11.2; 1600: Kowski (H),4:49.0; 400: Perry (H), 53.4; 300 […]

Thursday’s New Haven County boys/girls golf roundup: Kaplan leads Cheshire boys over Shelton

Boys golf Cheshire 152, Shelton 160 Medalist: Ben Kaplan (C), 34 Cheshire: Chris Simione 38, Jacob Ecke 39, Tom Arisico 41 Shelton: Wyatt Zahornasky 38, Mike Pingree 39, D.J. Deeb 40, Rob Stanley 43. Team records: C 8-1-1, S 4-3-1   East Haven wins three Team scores: East Haven 165, Lyman Hall 178, Career 212, […]

Thursday’s New Haven County boys lacrosse roundup: DePascale leads Foran over cross-town rival Law

Boys lacrosse Foran 19, Law 4 (at Milford) Foran 4 9 3 3 — 19 Law 2 2 0 0 — 4 Goals: (FO) Jonathan DePascale 4; Will Vitelli 2; Ryan Manning 2; Paul Mirmina 2; Joe Bartone 2; Drew Perani 2; Zach White 2; Sal Rosa 2; David McLenithan 1; (LAW) Tyler Cavallaro 2; […]

Thursday’s New Haven County girls lacrosse roundup: Farrel’s 8 points lead Cheshire to eighth win

Girls lacrosse Cheshire 15, Hamden 7 >> Emma Farrel had four goals and four assists and Olivia Larson added four goals to lead the Rams to their SCC win in Cheshire. Maddy Levy added three goals and an assist for the Rams (8-3). Sam Cozzolino had four goals for the Green Dragons (5-6).   Mercy […]

Thursday’s New Haven County softball roundup: Adametz 1-hitter leads Mercy over Hamden

Softball Mercy 5, Hamden 0 >> Mary Adametz hurled a one-hitter, striking out 12, to lead Mercy to victory in Hamden. Juliana Dellacamera went 3-for-3 and Astin Donovan added two hits for the Tigers, who have won eight straight and is 9-2.   Softball MERCY 5, HAMDEN 0 (at Hamden) Mercy 004 100 — 5 […]

Thursday’s New Haven County baseball roundup: Mattei leads Amity to victory

Kyle Mattei had a double, single and two RBIs to lead the Amity baseball team to a 7-0 SCC interdivision win over East Haven in Woodbridge on Thursday. Eli Oliphant added two hits and an RBI for the Spartans (9-5). Pitchers Mike Appel, Doug Rives and Marc Kalenbach combined for six strikeouts and to allowed […]

Thursday’s Middletown region sports roundup

By Press Staff Softball Mercy 8, West Haven 2 >> The Tigers blasted five home runs Wednesday night at Biondi Field. Astin Donovan powered the Mercy attack with two homers. Stephanie Mangiameli, Stephanie Dean, and Olivia Fiascanaro also homered, while Brianna Sawicki earned the pitching win for the Tigers (8-2). West Haven fell to 3-8. […]

Young Northwest Catholic in position to make tournament

WEST HARTFORD – Coming off a rough season, the Northwest Catholic softball team is in position to make a run at the postseason. The Indians were just 4-16 a season ago, but have already notched five wins this season (5-5) after an 11-10 victory over New Britain on Monday. Northwest Catholic started the season 3-1 before […]

Conard girls track off to fast start

WEST HARTFORD –  The Conard High girls track team is off to a strong start and gearing up for the stretch run after a solid performance in its most recent meet. The Chieftains improved to 3-1 on the season with a 103-47 victory over Southington on Tuesday. Conard was coming off a loss to Simsbury on April […]

Lacrosse beat: Old Saybrook girls off to best start in program history; SCC semis at Cheshire

The Old Saybrook girls lacrosse team is having the time of their lives, and it has everything to do with being off to the best start in program history at 8-0. “This start is a surprise. It is certainly the best start ever for our team,” said Old Saybrook coach Al Mortali, who started the […]

All-Time NFL Draft picks from Connecticut High Schools and Colleges

All-Time NFL Draft picks from Connecticut high schools and colleges. Supplemental drafts not included. Submit any additions to localsports@nhregister.com   Player Birth/hometown or college Team Yr./Rd. Pos. Bob Alexander Trinity Bears 1956/Rd. 28 DL Deon Anderson UConn Cowboys 2007/Rd. 6 RB Jahine Arnold Rockville Steelers 1996/Rd. 4 WR Ben Balme Yale Eagles 1961/Rd. 6 OL […]

Rain produces some Thursday postponements

Thursday postponements Softball SCC Interdivision Amity at North Haven, ppd. indefinitely Shoreline Conference Coginchaug at Morgan, ppd. to Tuesday,  3:45 p.m.   Boys lacrosse Shoreline Conference Old Saybrook at Haddam-Killingworth, ppd. to May 17, 10 a.m.   Girls lacrosse Shoreline Conference Haddam-Killingworth at Old Saybrook, ppd. to May 21, 4 p.m.

New Haven Register Girls Basketball All-State Lineup

All-State First Team Player Height School Year Tanaya Atkinson 5-11 Career Sr. Desiree Elmore 5-10 Capital Prep Soph. Carly Fabbri 5-7 Lauralton Hall Sr. Maura Fitzpatrick 5-10 Mercy Jr. Rachel Gartner 5-8 Danbury Sr. Kiah Gillespie 6-2 Capital Prep Jr. Janelle Harrison 5-11 Cromwell Sr. DeJane James 5-5 Weaver Jr. Emma McCarthy 6-0 Lauralton Hall […]

NH Register State Girls Basketball Player of the Year: Tanaya Atkinson, Career

(Peter Hvizdak - New Haven Register)
NH Register State Player of the Year: Tanya Atkinson, Career

Career’s Tanaya Atkinson has won awards, scored over 1,000 career points, captured conference titles and a state title. But nothing was more rewarding then helping her teammates. “People would swear that they can’t do stuff until you actually make them do it,” she said. Atkinson helped one of her teammates drive left in practice when […]

2014 New Haven Register All-State girls basketball team

Lauralton's Emma McCarthy and Carly will represent the West in a star-studded JCC Schoolgirls Classic Sunday at 1:30 at the JCC in Woodbridge
 (Mara Lavitt - New Haven Register)

2014 ALL-STATE GIRLS BASKETBALL LINEUP PHOTO GALLERY State Player of The Year Tanaya Atkinson Career, Sr., G/F Stats: Averaged 23 points, eight rebounds, three steals and three assists per game this season. She scored 1,700 career points. Honors: Southern Connecticut Conference Player of the Year, CHSCA All-State and two-time Register All-State. Off the court: She […]