Connie Mack: Torrington Sports Palace cruises past Danbury

Pete Paguaga - Register Citizen Torrington's Josh Rubino went the distance striking out 10 batters and allowed only one run in Sports Palace's 6-1 win over Danbury.

TORRINGTON >> Torrington Sports Palace won 6-1 at Fuessenich Park Monday evening against a Danbury team that’s likely to be considerably better the next time they face Torrington. Danbury, 1-1 in its first year in the Northwest CT Connie Mack League, played without six starters attending their high school banquet. “I told my guys, ‘Don’t […]

Super 100 All-Star Football: Opportunity knocks at UConn for Shelton’s Jason Thompson

Shelton's Jason Thompson, who will play in the Super 100 All-Star Classic on Saturday,  received preferred walk-on status at UConn.

WALLINGFORD >> Despite missing most of his high school career due to injury, Jason Thompson’s dream can still be fulfilled. On Aug. 1, Thompson will report to UConn, where he received preferred walk-on status to join the football team. Thompson, who graduated from Shelton High on Monday, will have to earn his spot on the […]

Meet Litchfield County’s Scholar Athletes

High school seniors from Litchfield 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 the state: […]

Meet Middlesex County’s Scholar Athletes

High school seniors from Middlesex 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 […]

Column: RCP winning early arms race

RCP lefthander Logan Lessard leads a pitching staff that has tossed six consecutive shutouts. Photo by Jimmy Zanor

    It’s still early. But if there’s ever an American Legion baseball team who looks like state championship contenders after playing only seven games, look no further than Rocky Hill-Cromwell-Portland. And here’s why. Pitching. Pitching. And more pitching. Their real name is RCP and they extended their winning streak to six games after sweeping […]

Meet New Haven County’s Scholar Athletes

High school seniors from  New Haven 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 the […]

Track and Field: Top 10 highlights from the Outdoor and Indoor season

(Peter Casolino-New Haven Register)   Wilbur Cross' Danae Rivers wins the 1600 during the State Open Track and Field Championship at Middletown High School. pcasolino@newhavenregister.com

The high school track and field season is officially over. Well, until the indoor season starts this winter. But for me, that’s too far away. I need a little closure. And I’m sure the rest of you track and field fanatics do as well. So here’s a list of the Top 10 highlights of the […]

North Haven’s Kong ties for second at New England Golf Championship

North Haven's Rasmey Kong during the Division 2 golf championship in Connecticut earlier this month. (File photo by Peter Paguaga)

North Haven junior golfer Rasmey Kong represented Connecticut as the Division II state champion at the New England Golf Championship at Bretwood Golf Course in Keene, N.H. today and shot a 2-under par 70 to finish tied for second. Despite hitting three shots into lateral hazards, Rasmey remained focused and made five birdies to offset […]

Vote for the SCC’s Best Moment / Performance of 2013-14

The Southern Connecticut Conference is allowing fans the opportunity to select their Best Moment / Performance of the 2013-14 school season. Fans will be allowed to vote once per day. Voting ends June 30. Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey , the world’s leading questionnaire tool.

John Murphy resigns at New Milford after one season; was under investigation (updated)

John Murphy

Update: The NewsTimes reported Wednesday night that the New Milford school board was investigating former New Milford coach John Murphy at the time of his resignation on June 20.  Superintendent JeanAnn Paddyfote did not tell the paper what the investigation entailed. ”We were following up on some issues, but before we could conclude our research, we received […]