East Hampton’s Marvin Gorgas selected by Seattle Mariners in 13th round

East Hampton senior Marvin Gorgas was drafted by the Seattle Mariners in the 13th round on Saturday. Photo by Jimmy Zanor - Middletown Press

  East Hampton High School senior Marvin Gorgas, one of the best players ever to play in the Shoreline Conference, was having some doubts when he woke up on Saturday morning. Gorgas tried to stay “cool” and went with the “flow” during the first two days of Major League Baseball’s First-Year Amateur Draft. But after […]

Class L boys lacrosse: Staples knocks off No. 1 Simsbury, advances to semifinals

SIMSBURY >> It was easy to see while Staples’ goalie Cole Gendels was all smiles Saturday afternoon. Gendels was a force to reckon between the pipes, as he made stop after stop and helped propel the ninth-seeded Wreckers to a 10-3 Class L state boys’ lacrosse victory over No. 1 Simsbury. “It was definitely a […]

Class S lacrosse: Casey, East Catholic slip past Old Lyme

East Catholic goalie Brendan Casey deflects a shot in the second half vs. Old Lyme in the Class S quarterfinals. The Eagles defeated the Wildcats, 6-5 to advance to the semi-finals vs. Brookfield on Wednesday.
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OLD LYME>> The deeper you advance in the state tournament, the more important defense becomes. East Catholic’s zone defense played just well enough on Saturday to hold off Old Lyme, 6-5 in the Class S quarterfinals at Lyme-Old Lyme High School. “I’d like a few more guys to score a few more goals,” East Catholic coach […]

Girls Basketball Beat: Ansonia coach Lynch steps down

After five seasons patrolling the sidelines for the Ansonia girls basketball team, coach Patrick Lynch has decided to move on. The coach told his team Friday that he will be stepping down. Lynch said he was recently hired at Cintas in Branford as a service sales representative and he will not have enough time to […]

Saturday’s CIAC Boys Lacrosse Tournament Schedule, Scoreboard (June 7)

CLASS L QUARTERFINALS Saturday, June 7 Staples 10, Simsbury 3 Amity 12, New Milford 9 Greenwich 9, Fairfield Prep 8 Ridgefield 9, Fairfield Warde 4 SEMIFINALS Wednesday, June 11 No. 9 Staples (14-4) vs. No. 5 Amity (15-3) at McMahon, Norwalk, 5 p.m. No. 3 Ridgefield (16-2) vs. No. 2 Greenwich at McMahon, Norwalk, 7:15 p.m. […]

Baseball beat: Updated New Haven County standings

SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT CONFERENCE Hammonasset Division Division Overall W-L W-L *Law 6-0 21-4 Hand 3-3 10-11 Foran 2-4 4-16 Guilford 1-5 5-13 Housatonic Division Division Overall W-L W-L #Cheshire 6-2 15-8 #Amity 6-2 17-9 Sheehan 4-4 13-8 Shelton 3-5 5-15 Lyman Hall 1-7 7-13 Quinnipiac Division Division Overall W-L W-L #Notre Dame-West Haven 6-2 19-5 #Fairfield […]

Baseball beat: CIAC tournament Good Eye

The semifinals are set and thus far the tournament has gone as expected. Which means nothing I thought would happen actually happened. Here are some of the best and most interesting things to transpire this postseason. Here’s what caught my eye: MONDAY (FIRST ROUND) TWO GOOD >> One clutch hit was not enough, as Derby’s […]