Cross Country: Oregon Style Cross Country Running Camp

Ed Butt, head boys’ cross country coach at Brookfield and Brian Hayes, Immaculate cross country and track and field coach, will be holding the first ever Oregon Style Cross Country Running Camp this summer. Held at Canterbury School in New Milford, Aug. 3-8, the mission of the camp is “to help distance runners strengthen their […]

Legion Baseball: Branford’s pitching not missing beat

BRANFORD >> Branford’s pitching was nothing short of dominant last season. John Amendola, Ben Criscuolo, Greg Zullo and Co. helped lead the team to the American Legion World Series. All of those guys are gone this year. This season a new pitching staff, led by a familiar face in Mike Schettino, has Branford at 17-0 […]

Litchfield County Area Boys Tennis MVP: Aaron Pezzullo, Nonnewaug

Litchfield County's boys tennis MVP, Nonnewaug's Aaron Pezzullo.
Pete Paguaga - Register Citizen

School year doesn’t figure into area sports MVP selections. A great performance is a great performance, no matter what age the athlete. Nevertheless, older athletes often prevail, thanks to experience, growth and maturity – and, sometimes, even a nod to seniority. Aaron Pezzullo proves our rule: a great performance is a great performance. He was […]

2014 Litchfield County All-Area Boys Tennis

Aaron Pezzullo Area-MVP Nonnewaug, Fr. Stats: Won the Berkshire League tournament, went 17-1 during the regular season and reached the quarterfinals at the Class S state tournament. Honors: Berkshire League All-Star. Jonathan Miller Housatonic, Soph. Stats: Finished in second place in the Berkshire League, 15-1 in the regular season and 20-3 including the Berkshire League […]

New Haven County All-Area Golf MVP: Rasmey Kong, North Haven

(Melanie Stengel - Register) 
 New Haven County All Area Golf MVP: Rasmey Kong.

Rasmey Kong had never stepped foot onto Bretwood Golf Course in Keene, New Hampshire, prior to June 23. Kong was teeing it up at the New England Golf championship meet. He finished with a 2-under-par round of 70 to finish tied for second. Yet the North Haven junior left the grounds a little disappointed. “I […]

2014 New Haven County All-Area Golf Team

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

Rasmey Kong – MVP North Haven, junior Stats: Shot a 68 at Fairview Farms GC to earn medalist laurels for the second straight year at the Division II state championship meet. Also was medalist at the SCC meet with a 70 at Race Brook CC. Finished second in the New England championship meet with a […]

Joe Deptula, Derby captain and Seymour youth football coach, dies at 51

Joe Deptula III, a former Derby football captain and a long-time coach in Seymour, died Saturday following a year-long bout with Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). He was 51. Deptula was captain of the 1980 Derby football team, who later settled in Oxford. He worked 21 years as a salesman for DiGiorgi Roofing and Siding and became […]

Legion baseball: Middletown edges Berlin in series opener

 BERLIN >> Laurence Hill blasted a key two-run triple and reliever Mike McShane notched three clutch strikeouts in the final two innings as Middletown edged Berlin, 3-1, in the opening game of a four-game series Tuesday night at Sage Park’s Zipadelli Field. The Zone 3 Showdown between the league’s top two teams certainly lived up […]

Legion baseball: Branford edges Orange in 10 innings, sweeps season series

ORANGE >> It is often said pitching, defense and timely hitting will win plenty of games. Just ask the Branford Post 83 American Legion baseball team. Scoring once in the top of the 10th inning and escaping a jam that saw Orange Post 127 with two runners in scoring position and no one out in […]