Connie Mack: Torrington Sports Palace cruises past Waterbury

Torrington Sports Palace's Adam Fuoco gave up just two hits in five innings in Torrington's 11-1 rout over Waterbury Monday night at Fuessenich Park.
Peter Wallace - Register Citizen

TORRINGTON >> Torrington Sports Palace hustled its way into first place in the seven-team Northwest CT Connie Mack League Monday night with an 11-1 mercy-rule shortened win over Waterbury Monday night. In a league points system that awards three points for a win and one for a loss, Torrington’s 5-3 record trumps defending champion Winsted’s […]

2014 CHSCA All-State Softball teams

Southington's Kendra Friedt rears back to make a pitch during her team's 8-0 victory over Hand in the Class L semifinals at West Haven. Friedt had 11 strikeouts. Photo Peter Hvizdak - Register

CLASS LL Emily DeVito, Norwich Free Academy Rachel Dube, Southington Katie Laaksonen , Newtown Erin Ferguson, Greenwich Mel Rennie, Daniel Hand Astin Donovan, Mercy Yaixsa Vargas, Kennedy Brenna Martini, Fairfield Ludlowe Sydney Ferrante, Southington Kevi Oatway, East Hartford Rebecca DeCarlo, Greenwich Olivia Banulski, Bristol Central Kaira Ramon, Westhill Destini Kennedy, New Britain Shannon Stabile, Stamford […]

2014 Litchfield County All-Area Boys Track and Field

Tyler Mowrey Area-MVP Litchfield, Sr. Stats: Won the Berkshire League title in the 100 meter dash, 4 X 400 and the 4 X 100, owns the school record in the 100 meter dash, 4 X 100 and the league record in the 4 X 400. Honors: Berkshire-League All-Star, Doug Gleason award, grand master of sports, […]

Legion baseball: Stratford sweeps North Haven, pushes win streak to eight

NORTH HAVEN >> Mike DellaVecchia loves the way his team goes about its business and it has produced eight straight wins for the Stratford American Legion baseball team. Behind the pitching of Rob Koripsky and the hitting of Jake Amoroso, Stratford rallied to defeat North Haven 9-3 Sunday morning at DeMayo Field in North Haven. […]

Girls Basketball: Notre Dame of Fairfield’s Mann headed to College of Central Florida

Notre Dame of Fairfield's Briana Mann will be headed to the College of Central Florida where she's play basketball. Register file photo

Just like her high school career where Notre Dame of Fairfield’s Briana Mann took her time to develop and become the best possible basketball player, the same went for her college process. After a highly successful high school career on the basketball court, Mann, a NDFairfield graduate, recently decided on the College of Central Florida […]

Legion baseball: RCP sweeps Hartford

RCP's Corey Baldwin looks for the double play as Hartford's Glynn Baron moves towards second. Photo by Jimmy Zanor - Middletown Press

  CROMWELL >> Two-time defending Zone 7 champion RCP extended their winning streak to 12 games with a 4-2 and 4-1 doubleheader sweep over Hartford on Sunday afternoon at Monnes Field. RCP (12-1 overall, 11-0 Zone) also widened its lead atop the league standings to three games over second-place West Hartford. RCP starting pitchers Cole […]

Darien, FCIAC ruled Connecticut’s 2013-2014 school sports year

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Learn About Tableau   Master List Compiled by Mike Pucci Darien (FCIAC) 10 Class L Field Hockey Class L Boys Cross  Country State Open Girls Swimming Class L Girls Swimming Class L Boys Indoor  Track Class L Girls Indoor Track Class M Boys Lacrosse Class L Girls Lacrosse State Open Boys Outdoor Track State Open […]

Legion baseball: Orange overwhelms Milford in Game 1, holds on for sweep

MILFORD >> As the weather gets hotter, the games on the American Legion schedule seem to gain more importance. With a three-game set against a scrappy Milford team this weekend, Orange Post 127 was looking to start on the right foot in the opening game of a doubleheader Saturday morning. Behind the pitching of Mike […]

Connie Mack baseball: Eseppi’s grand slam lifts Winsted past Torrington

Winsted’s Eddie Eseppi is greeted at home plate by his teammates, after hitting a grand slam in the second inning of Winsted’s 5-3 win over Torrington.
Pete Paguaga — Register Citizen

TORRINGTON >> Two-time defending Northwest Connie Mack champion Winsted discovered the best antidote for missing players in its 5-3 win over Torrington Sports Palace Saturday night. Winsted came to Fuessenich Park without five starters thanks to vacations or work schedules. “We’re a veteran team. A lot of these guys have played for at least three […]

American Legion: Bortnick, Marsan lead Stratford to doubleheader sweep

Catcher Kevin Bortnick had two hits and an RBI and Joe Marsan added an RBI double to lead host Stratford to a 2-1 American Legion victory over North Haven in the second game to complete a doubleheader sweep. Starting pitcher Spencer Bassett (2-1) went the distance and allowed only three hits. Hunter Icabelli had two […]

Little League Softball: Westport wins District 2 title over Fairfield in 13 innings

The U12 Westport Little League team won the District 2 title over Fairfield 14-13 in 13 innings Saturday.

TRUMBULL >> After battling for nearly four hours, two days and 13 innings, when Westport’s Emily Stone finally made contact with the ball Saturday afternoon against Fairfield, all she was concerned about was making sure she actually touched the base. In a conclusion of Friday night’s District 2 U12 Little League Softball title game at […]

2014 Litchfield County All-Area Softball Team

Sydney Matzko Area-MVP Torrington, Sr. Pitcher Stats: Finished the season 22-2, with 16 shutouts, 317 strikeouts, while only walking 12 batters. She also pitched five no-hitters, including two perfect games this season. Honors: Three-time All-State, three-time All-NVL, one-time All-Copper, NVL Pitcher of the Year, NVL All-Star Team, school record of 1,157 career strikeouts, United States […]

Litchfield County Area Softball MVP: Sydney Matzko, Torrington

Litchfield County’s softball MVP, Torrington's Sydney Matzko.
Sean Meenaghan - Register Citizen

TORRINGTON >> In Sydney Matzko’s four years at Torrington High School, the Red Raiders went 70-9 in the regular high school softball season. Matzko, a six-foot left-handed pitcher, was All-State in three of those years, rolling up a school-record 1,157 strikeouts. This fall she heads to Division I University of North Carolina (Chapel Hill, North […]

Torrington Legion shuts out Southington

Marianne Killackey - Special to Register Citizen Torrington starting pitcher Evan Shortsleeve winds up against Southington Friday evening. The P38s won 2-0.

TORRINGTON >> Torrington’s P38s struck early for a 2-0 lead against Southington, then held on in a game with just seven total hits at Fuessenich Park Friday night. Torrington’s Evan Shortsleeve (7 innings, 4 strikeouts, 1 walk, 1 hit batter) threw a two-hitter in front of a great defensive cast. Jason Vinisko had the key […]

Meet Windham County’s Scholar Athletes

High school seniors from Windham County were recognized as the state’s top scholar-athletes at the 2014 Connecticut Association of Schools (CAS) Scholar-Athlete Banquet sponsored by McDonald’s. A 31-year sponsor of the program with a longstanding commitment to educational programs in Connecticut, McDonald’s joined CAS to honor the following local students as the best of the best in […]

Meet Tolland County’s Scholar Athletes

High school seniors from Tolland County were recognized as the state’s top scholar-athletes at the 2014 Connecticut Association of Schools (CAS) Scholar-Athlete Banquet sponsored by McDonald’s. A 31-year sponsor of the program with a longstanding commitment to educational programs in Connecticut, McDonald’s joined CAS to honor the following local students as the best of the […]

Super 100 All-Star game: Nutmeg, Constitution teams geared for offensive showcase

Trumbull's Nick Roberts (left) of Team Nutmeg and Southington's Steve Barmore of Team Constitution are many of the talented offensive players in this year's Super 100 All-Star game scheduled for Saturday, 4:30 at Rentschler Field

WALLINGFORD >> There’s reason to believe Saturday’s Super 100 Football Classic will be more high-scoring than last year’s all-star contest. Some of the state’s most explosive players, including Southington quarterback Stephen Barmore, Hillhouse running back Harold Cooper, St. Paul quarterback Logan Marchi and Sheehan wide receiver Brandon Gauthier, are among this year’s participants. Team Nutmeg […]

Litchfield County Area Baseball MVP: Willy Yahn, Housatonic

Litchfield County's baseball MVP, Housatonic's Willy Yahn.
Sean Meenaghan - Register Citizen

When Housatonic’s Willy Yahn steps on the baseball field, he knows a couple of things, he will have fun,  he will leave everything he has on the field and he will go home with the dirtiest uniform. “Playing that way is the most fun way possible,” Yahn, a senior, said. “Anything you do in sports, […]

2014 Litchfield County All-Area Baseball Team

Willy Yahn Area-MVP Housatonic, Sr. Pitcher/Infielder Stats: Batted .587, had 37 hits, five home runs, nine doubles, five triples, 20 stolen bases to go along with a 8-2 pitching record where he posted a 1.67 ERA in 63 innings pitched, while striking out 104  batters.  Yahn also only struck out once in the past two […]