Little League Softball: North Branford wins Division I title

John Raccio, first base coach for North Branford, high-fives Brianna Raccio during the third inning of North Branford's 7-5 victory over Redding/Easton in the Division I  softball state championship game.
Peter Hvizdak - New Haven Register

ORANGE >> The heart of the order delivered again, and it allowed North Branford to capture the Division I Little League softball championship. Brianna Raccio, the North Branford cleanup hitter, broke a 4-4 tie with an RBI single in the bottom of the fifth inning, and then Abby Spivey followed with an RBI single of […]

American Legion: Branford tops Milford, hones in on fifth straight Zone II title

Branford pitcher Dawson Frawley vs. Milford June 7 2014 (Photo Dave Philips)

BRANFORD – The magic number is down to two. That’s how close Branford Post 83 is to winning its fifth consecutive Zone 2 championship. Branford, the defending Northeast Regional champions, improved to 20-1 Monday night with a 4-1 victory over Milford. With two forfeits coming thanks to West Haven’s closure of its program this summer, […]

Litchfield County Area Golf MVP: Griffin Ylagan, Shepaug

Litchfield County All-Area golf MVP, Griffin Ylagan, Shepaug

Golf enthusiasts tout their sport as a sport to grow old with. Shepaug junior Griffin Ylagan proves it can go the other way as well. Ylagan started playing when he was four. “My family belongs to the Waterbury Country Club. My Dad (Victor) would take me there,” he said. Ylagan averages three rounds a week […]

2014 Litchfield County All-Area Golf Team

Griffin Ylagan Area-MVP Shepaug, Jr. Stats: Averaged a score of 40 this season, tied for first in the league overall, tied for the number one overall player in the Berkshire League, shot a 78 at the Berkshire Tournament to finish in second place. Honors: Berkshire League All-Star. Joe D’Andrea Litchfield, Jr. Stats: Finished in fourth […]

2014 NH County Area Girls Tennis MVP: Emily Migliorini, North Haven

2014 Register All-Area MVP: Emily Migliorini, North Haven (Photo Mara Lavitt, Register)

It turned out to be a pretty special week for the Migliorini family at last month’s Wint Filipek Sr. Memorial Tennis Tournament. Alyssa Migliorini won the women’s B singles final, Emily Migliorini won the girls high school title and Julia Migliorini won the girls junior championship. Their father, Bob Migliorini, fell just short, losing in […]

2014 New Haven County All-Area Girls Tennis Team

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Emily Migliorini – MVP North Haven, junior Stats: No. 1 singles player posted an overall record of 20-3. Advanced to the third round of the State Open. Helped the Indians to the semifinals of the SCC tournament for the second straight year. Has a 60-9 record in three years. Currently ranked in the top 50 […]

American Legion: Rejuvenated Orange sweeps East Haven, pulls into 2nd-place tie

Orange coach Bob Mirto likes to take his team away for the holiday weekend, feeling it brings the team together. After Sunday’s action against East Haven, Mirto may be thinking of taking his team away more often. Scoring 40 runs, Orange Post 127 defeated East Haven Post 89 handily to sweep a doubleheader by scores […]

Little League: Fairfield American ready for District 2 Tournament

FAIRFIELD >> Fairfield American Little League baseball head coach Mike Steed knows what it takes to win. Two summers ago he watched his son Patrick and the 2012 American team advance to the Little League World Series. He witnessed Westport’s run last summer. And now, American (4-0), along with an undefeated Fairfield National and tough […]