Litchfield County Area Girls Tennis MVP: MacKenzie Blair, Thomaston

Litchfield County's girls tennis MVP, Thomaston's MacKenzie Blair. Pete Paguaga - Register Citizen

Before her freshman year Thomaston’s MacKenzie Blair never picked up a tennis racket in her entire life and four years late Blair is leaving the Golden Bears as one of their most successful tennis players in school history. “I was a runner for a long time and I wanted to try something new, a friend, […]

2014 Litchfield County All-Area Girls Tennis

MacKenzie Blair Area-MVP Thomaston Sr. Stats: Won the Berkshire League championship, the first in school history, went 13-3 during the regular season and 15-4 overall, helped lead Thomaston to its best season in school history, where they reached the Class S semifinals and won Berkshire League team championship. She also won her first match in […]

Golf: Liu, Garvin capture Connecticut Junior PGA titles

Jason Liu of Windsor and Angela Garvin of Feeding Hills, Mass., were the boys and girls champions of the Connecticut Junior PGA Championship Thursday at The Ranch Golf Club in Southwick, Massachusetts. Liu’s two-round total of 5-under-par 139 was four strokes better than runner-up Nicklaus Harrington of Chaplin. Dennis Biglin of Glastonbury finished third (146). […]

2014 NH County Area Boys Tennis MVP: Jason Seidman, Amity

Jason Seidman of Amity hits a forehand in the SCC boys singles final against Scott Rubinstein of Daniel Hand at the Yale Tennis Courts on 5/30/2014. Photo by Arnold Gold

Each year, Amity boys tennis coach Chris Raffone holds what he likes to call preseason challenge matches: pitting kids against one another numerous times. Once those matches are completed, Raffone can determine his starting lineup to start the season. In 2012, Andrew Ginzberg was coming off being the No. 1 singles player for the Spartans […]

2014 New Haven County All-Area Boys Tennis Team

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New Haven County All Area Boys Tennis MVP:  Jason Seidman, Amity.

Jason Seidman – MVP Amity, junior Stats: Finished 15-0 during the regular season at No. 1 singles for the third straight year. Handed Foran’s Bradley Orban the first regular-season loss of his career. Reached the semifinals of the Class LL state tournament. Honors: Three-time All-Area and All-SCC Division I selection. SCC Division I Player of […]

The 2014 Connecticut high school football divisions are here!

Southington, which celebrates its 2013 Class LL championship, was voted the No. 1 football team heading into 2014.  (Mara Lavitt - Register)

[Randomly goes to’s football page… oh, hey… HEY!] A week ago, the CIAC released its playoff packets for the 2014 fall seasons. It was met with practically no fanfare, mostly because we didn’t notice it. Now we’ve noticed and now I feel like Steve Martin in ‘The Jerk.” (For you young’uns, a ‘Phone-book’ was […]

Malafronte: Connecticut track lost friend in William Thompson

NEW HAVEN >> William Thompson was a postal worker who knew little about track and field when he brought his young daughter, Vanessa, to a brand new venture called the New Haven Age Group Track Club in 1976. Before long, he was ingesting every magazine article and book about the sport he could find. He’d […]

Legion baseball: West Haven focused on bringing team back

Last year coach George Chambrelli was trying to bring West Haven back to the playoffs for the first time since 2006. Now the coach is just trying to bring the team back. Due to a lack of players, and no junior program, West Haven ceased operations for 2014. Chambrelli said he is determined to restore […]