Wednesday’s Litchfield County roundup: Terryville Legion edges Bristol

Terryville Legion rallied late to defeat Bristol 8-7. Terryville’s Joe Fainer went 3-for-3 with three RBI and one run scored. Mike Millius went 1-for-3 with one RBI. Kyle Skidmore picked up the victory for Terryville. Bristol’s Jacob Callelo went 2-for-3 with one RBI. Greg Lozier went 3-for-3 with one RBI. Kyle Paleski went 2-for-4 with […]

Amity’s Seidman falls at USTA Junior Sectionals; Bloomfield’s Lord captures crown

Amity’s Jason Seidman’s impressive run at the USTA Junior Sectionals came to an end as he fell to defending champion Charles Shewalter of Winchester, Massachusetts 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 in the boys’ 18-and-under singles final on Wednesday at UMass. Seidman upset top seede Noah Farrell en route to reaching the championship match. Bloomfield’s Melissa Lord was […]

Meet Hartford County’s Scholar Athletes

  High school seniors from Hartford 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 […]

Legion baseball: Branford’s Schettino nearly perfect in win over North Haven

Photo by Dave Phillips  Branford's Chris Stankiewicz ducks as he scores a run. Branford scratched off just enough to top Orange in a sweep earlier this week.

BRANFORD >> There’s a picture in the corner of the Branford Post 83 dugout with the words “Shelby City Limits — Home of the American Legion World Series.” It’s all about the team for the defending Northeast Regional champions, who lost both of their World Series games last summer in that North Carolina town. “They […]

Hall Spring and Senior Athlete Awards

Hall recently honored its spring and senior athletes. Athletic Directors wishing to share award information are asked to email localsports@nhregister.com 2014 Spring Honors All American Honors – Honorable Mention Alannah Boyle – Girls Lacrosse Academic All American Honors Jenna Behan – Girls Lacrosse Alannah Boyle – Girls Lacrosse Hannah Cho – Girls Lacrosse Morgan Kennedy […]

Conard Spring and Senior Athlete Awards

Conard recently honored its spring and senior athletes. Athletic Directors wishing to share award information are asked to email localsports@nhregister.com CCC West Overall Sportsmanship Award for 2013-2014 All State Honors Girls’ Lacrosse All-State – Brianna Grande – 1st Team Grace Murray – 2nd Team Tessa Sinatro – 2nd Team Academic All-American – Mary Eanniello, Julia Lankin, […]

Super 100 Football All-Stars: Notre Dame’s Esposito hopes to end career with a bang

Notre Dame's Sal Esposito blasts through the secondary for a long TD run during the 2013 Green Bowl. (Peter Casolino - New Haven Register)

WALLINGFORD >> On the first day of all-star practice, Team Nutmeg coach John Ferrazzi asked his players how many would continue their football careers in college. Almost the entire group put a hand up. Sal Esposito was not one of them. The Notre Dame-West Haven standout will instead focus on academics at Fairfield University, which […]

2013-2014 New Haven Register Area MVPs

Register 2013-14 All-Area MVPs Fall 2013 Football: Arkeel Newsome, Ansonia Boys soccer: Pablo Perez, West Haven Girls soccer: Tanya Altrui, Branford Field hockey: Michelle Federico, Cheshire Girls volleyball: Allison Denny, Amity Girls swimming: Lindsay Smalec, Cheshire Boys cross country: Christian Alvarado, Fairfield Prep Girls cross country: Kaleigh Roberts, Mercy Winter 2013-14 Boys basketball: Paschal Chukwu, Fairfield Prep Girls basketball: Tanaya Atkinson, Career Ice hockey: Christian La […]

DeJesus named next Middletown High athletic director

By Alex Gecan, Middletown Press MIDDLETOWN >> The Middletown school board has made its pick for a new high school athletic director. The Board of Education voted five to four to select Elisha DeJesus to head up the athletic department, beginning with the next school year, Chairman Eugene Nocera said Wednesday. DeJesus will take over for […]

Football: Super 100 Classic set for June 28

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The 2nd Connecticut high school all-star football game, dubbed the “Super 100 Classic” and sponsored by the Connecticut High School Coaches Association, will take place on June 28 at Rentschler Field. Kickoff is set for 4:30 p.m. Team Constitution is coached by Xavier’s Sean Marinan, while Sheehan’s John Ferrazzi will head Team Nutmeg. There will […]

Who will be the 2013-14 New Haven Register Athletes of the Year?

The 2013-2014 Register All-Area MVPs. Photos by Register Staff. Illustration by Sean Patrick Bowley.

Another school year has come and gone and we have plenty of high school performances worthy of recognition. But who will be chosen as the 2013-2014 male and female New Haven Register Athletes of the Year? They will be unveiled Thursday evening in a banquet honoring the Register Area Most Valuable Players at Amarante’s Sea […]

SCC names scholar-athletes for May

Twelve student-athletes from six high schools have been named The SportsCenter of Connecticut/Southern Connecticut Conference Scholar Athletes of the Month for May. Now completing its eighth year, The SportsCenter of Connecticut/SCC Scholar Athlete of the Month program honored 115 athletes during the academic year. Student athletes who are selected must be a varsity letterwinner and […]