Lacrosse: Minicus, Reed hat tricks lead No. 1 Darien over No. 2 Greenwich

DARIEN – Darien boys lacrosse coach Jeff Brameier always stresses the team concept among his players and he believed it was more important than ever entering the Blue Wave’s game against Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference rival Greenwich on Saturday. The game also had statewide significance in a rare No. 1 vs. No. 2 scenario […]

Softball: Koshes pitches three-hitter, Watt homers in Amity win over Sheehan

WOODBRIDGE — Coming off a loss to Shelton, the Amity softball team was determined to get back on track. Given two days to regroup, Amity responded with a 2-0 victory over Sheehan in a Southern Connecticut Conference divisional contest Saturday at Amity High. Katie Koshes was brilliant in the pitching circle, tossing a complete-game three-hitter, […]

Saturday’s New Haven County Softball Roundup: Lauralton Hall rolls past New Milford

LAURALTON HALL 13, NEW MILFORD 1 >> Maureen Connelly had a single and a triple and Alexia Dawid was 5-for-5 with a stolen base for the host Crusaders in this SWC victory in Milford. Lindsay Spitz was 3-for-3, Kaitlin Mingione was had two hits, including a three-run home run and Haley Congdon struck out 10 […]

Saturday’s New Haven County lacrosse roundup: Amity boys down Xavier

AMITY 8, XAVIER 7 (2OT) >> Joe Choiniere scored three times for the visiting Spartans in this SCC win in Middletown. Jake Milner had two goals and an assist and Tyler Burns had four assists for Amity. Colin O’Donnell scored three times for the Falcons. Girls lacrosse Hand 20, Haddam-Killingworth 6 >> Lauren Cole scored […]

Track and Field: Connecticut sweeps Loucks Games Mile

Fairfield Prep's Chris Alvarado and Danae Rivers of Wilbur Cross with professional runner Mary Cain Saturday, after winning the Loucks Games mile titles. Photo by Mary Albl

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. >> Saturday afternoon at White Plains High School (New York), the mile race belonged to the state of Connecticut. Danae Rivers of Wilbur Cross and Fairfield Prep’s Christian Alvarado won the women’s and men’s Glenn D. Loucks Games mile titles, sweeping the event and bringing home two titles. Alvarado’s winning time was […]

2014 Litchfield County All-Area Boys Swimming Team

Matt Traub – MVP Torrington, Jr. Stats: Won both the 200 IM and the 100 backstroke at the Class M meet, broke the school record in the 100 backstroke in the process, 52.02. Was named Class M Swimmer of the Meet. Named Reardon Swimmer of the Meet after winning the 50 freestyle and the 100 […]

Litchfield County Boys Swimming MVP: Matt Traub, Torrington

Torrington’s Matt Traub Won both the 200 IM and the 100 backstroke at the Class M meet, broke the school record in the 100 backstroke in the process, 52.02.
Sean Meenaghan — Register Citizen

TORRINGTON >> After a very successful sophomore season Torrington’s Matt Traub made a big change to get even better, leaving the Lasers swim program, where he dominated, and headed to Haddam-Killingworth to swim for the Cougar Aquatic team. “It’s not a bad team, it was just about competition,” Traub, a junior said. “It’s the best […]

New Haven Register Wrestling Area MVP: Will Chowanec, Xavier

(Melanie Stengel - Register) 
NH Register Wrestling Area MVP: Will Chowanec, Xavier.

Will Chowanec’s performance during the season-ending championship meets bordered on legendary status. Xavier coach Mike Cunningham noted that his senior had one of the most impressive finishes to a season that Cunningham has seen during his coaching career. Chowanec won his second Southern Connecticut Conference championship, captured his third Class LL title and won for […]