GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 Poll Lacrosse Poll: Darien wraps up perfect season at No. 1

(Arnold Gold-New Haven Register)  Darien boys lacrosse player Owen Koorbusch (left) is photographed at practice on 5/14/2014.

Earlier this season, Yale-bound Darien goalie Phil Huffard talked about the frustrating way the Blue Wave closed out the 2013 season, losing in the Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference semifinals and Class M state quarterfinals. The team still felt the sting of those unexpected losses and used them as motivation as it proceeded with its […]

Lacrosse notebook: Confidence contagious for Amity girls

Amity girls lacrosse coach Jenna DeRosa (Photo Mara Lavitt)

Amity girls coach Jenna DeRosa never tries to predict a season’s success ahead of time. Her approach is the typical take-it-one-day-at-a-time philosophy. She breaks down her team’s talent entering a season with the goal of developing each individual’s talent and working hard to improve with each passing practice and game. “We just work one day […]

Darien boys lacrosse attains goals, perfect season, final No. 1 ranking

Earlier this season, Yale-bound Darien goalie Phil Huffard talked about the frustrating way the Blue Wave closed out the 2013 season, losing in the Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference semifinals and Class M state quarterfinals. The team still felt the sting of those unexpected losses and used them as motivation as it proceeded with its […]

Baseball: Work-in-progress Amity put it all together in championship run

Photo by John Vanacore  The Amity Baseball team reaches for the state championship plaque after defeating Southington 9-2 Sunday at Palmer field in Middletown.

They started the season with three straight losses. While other teams were ready to pounce, only the Amity Spartans believed they could recover and make their typical run into the postseason. Sunday afternoon at Palmer Field in Middletown was the culmination of what became an-us-against everyone else mentality as the Spartans won the Class LL […]

Derek’s picks: Best CCC games of the spring

It was a busy spring for me up here in CCC country. It’s hard to find a day I was not out watching a game so, of course, I saw some great ones. Here is my list of the best games I saw this season separated by sport. See if your team made the list. […]