Track and Field: State Open will cap stormy spring season

Fairfield Prep's Chris Alvarado (Photo Arnold Gold, Register)

For Amity head coach Thom Jacobs, the outdoor track and field season is like a jigsaw puzzle. “I know that I have my workout program planned out for the entire season, all 13 weeks,” Jacobs said. “I spend a great deal of time piecing the whole thing together.” This spring though, some of the pieces […]

Track and Field: State Open capsule

Action from the Class L state meet last week Photo by Peter Casolino/Register

STATE OPEN • When: Monday, 1:30 p.m. • Where: Middletown • Internet : nestiming.com • Defending champions: Bloomfield boys and girls. • What to look for: Bloomfield enters as the defending champions, but it may be a tighter race this year for both the boys and girls. The Ridgefield boys come in as FCIAC champions, […]

Northwestern’s Zach Risedorf to sign with the San Diego Padres

Northwestern's Zach Risedorf (right) has decided to sign with the San Diego Padres.

< After mulling over the decision, Northwestern’s Zach Risedorf has decided to sign with the San Diego Padres, who took him in the sixth round of the MLB Draft on Friday, and forgo playing at UConn next season. Risedorf can’t  sign or leave to go to any Padres affiliate until he graduates high school. Northwestern […]

Girls Basketball Beat: UConn and CT Sun standout Nykesha Sales visits CBC

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Former UConn and Connecticut Sun standout Nykesha Sales gave all she could in her career. Now the Bloomfield native is giving back. “I don’t miss playing the game,” she said. “But I miss being around the sport.” On Sunday at Holy Trinity Greek Orthodox Church in Fairfield, Sales talked to, answered questions from and worked out the […]

Class L boys lacrosse: Milner’s 5 goals lead Amity into semifinals

Amity 12, New Milford 9 >> Jake Milner scored five times for the fifth-seeded Amity boys lacrosse team in a 12-9 victory over No. 4 New Milford in the Class L state quarterfinals Saturday in New Milford. David Buono had three goals and an assist for the Spartans (15-4). Amity, the No. 5 seed, advances […]

Class M lacrosse: Hand dominates Guilford to reach semifinals

Hand vs. Guilford Class M quarterfinals. (Photo Mara Lavitt)

GUILFORD >> The strong second half of the season continues for No. 13-seeded Hand, which dominated on both ends of the field to come away with a 16-4 Class M quarterfinal win over Southern Connecticut Conference rival and No. 12 Guilford on Saturday at Guilford High. Mike Cinicolo and Bryan McManus had four goals each […]