Little League: Old Saybrook, Madison advance to District 9 finals

Cromwell shortstop Tyler Baldwin makes the play against Old Saybrook Tuesday night at Haddam. Photo by Jimmy Zanor - Middletown Press

HADDAM >> The Williamsport dream is alive for the Old Saybrook and Madison Little League baseball teams. Old Saybrook, behind a terrific pitching performance from Toby Marineau, defeated Cromwell, 11-3, while Madison topped East Hampton, 7-2, in the District 9 semifinals Tuesday night at the Great Hill Complex. The best two-of-three championship series will begin […]

SCC: AD Sarullo leaves Sheehan for same position at Law

V.J. Sarullo is departing as Sheehan High athletic director to take the same position at Law in Milford. He accepted the position on July 1. Sarullo, 35, had the responsibility of both AD and comptroller at Sheehan, where he was for five years and at Notre Dame-Fairfield before that. “My sole responsibility will be athletics, […]

Litchfield County Area Boys Volleyball MVP: Tyler Kackowski, Wolcott Tech

Litchfield County Boys Volleyball MVP: Tyler Kackowski, Wolcott Tech. Sean Meenaghan - Register Citizen

This past season, Wolcott Tech’s Tyler Kackowski surpassed 1,000 career kills plateau on the volleyball court, which is a career milestone for any player and even more special for someone who picked up the sport as a freshman. “My gym teacher (Carl Palazzotto) kept nagging me to play,” Kackowski laughed. “So I did and after […]

2014 Litchfield County All-Area Boys Volleyball Team

Tyler Kackowski Area-MVP Wolcott Tech Sr. Outside hitter Stats: He had 319 kills, 305 digs, 43 aces, 32 assists and 30 digs on his way to amassing 1,000 career kills. Honors: All-State and senior all-star. Alexander Daigle Lewis Mills Sr. Middle hitter Stats: He had 136 kills, 96 digs, 33 blocks, 13 aces. Honors: Scholar […]

Connie Mack: Lemieux throws one-hitter in Torrington win over Tri-Town

TORRINGTON >> Torrington Sports Palace used good pitching, good hitting and, most of all, patience, to wait out Mother Nature for an 11-1 five-inning win over Litchfield/Tri-Town in a Connie Mack game Monday evening at Fuessenich Park Lead-off hitters started off with big first-inning hits for both teams. Litchfield’s Matt Rollins lined a double to […]

CIAC’s Paul Hoey receives NFHS citation

Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference Associate Executive Director Paul Hoey was one of 12 leaders in high school activity programs across the country to receive National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS) Citations at the NFHS Summer Meeting in Boston last week. The award is designed to honor individuals who have made contributions to the […]

2014 New Haven County All-Area Girls Outdoor Track Team

(Peter Hvizdak - New Haven Register)
2014 NH County Area Girls Track MVP: Danae Rivers,  Wilbur Cross.

Danae Rivers – MVP Wilbur Cross, sophomore, middle distance runner Stats: Won the Loucks Games mile. Captured the 800 and 1,600 at SCC Championships, Class MM and State Open. Set an Open record in 1,600 of 4:47.45. Ran anchor of winning Open 4×400 relay. Won the New England Championships in 1,600, finished second in 800. […]

2014 NH County Area Girls Track MVP: Danae Rivers, Wilbur Cross

Danae Rivers of Wilbur Cross won the Gatorade Girls' Track and Field Athlete of the Year. Photo by Melanie Stengel/Register

In a sport where sometimes the individual achievements can outshine the team performance, Wilbur Cross’ Danae Rivers knew how to balance both to perfection. The sophomore middle distance runner went undefeated in the state of Connecticut in the 800 and 1,600 meter events, but the wins, as she said, are never guaranteed. The focus for […]