Northeast Regional: RCP aims to capitalize on tourney bid

RCP's Christian Budzik gets a lift from Tommy Seaver (21) after scoring a run against Cheshire in the state finals. RCP plays Dover (N.H.) on Thursday in the Northeast Regional tourney. Photo by Jimmy Zanor - Middletown Press

CROMWELL >> As the Rocky Hill-Cromwell-Portland players arrived at Monnes Field on Tuesday in preparation for tomorrow’s Northeast Regional tournament, RCP coach Jay Hickey was overcome with a sense of pride and accomplishment. RCP captured their third straight Zone 7 championship this summer. It was their sixth league title in eight years. RCP then reached […]

Northeast Regional: Host Middletown rested and ready

Middletown's Laurence Hill looks for a hit in a Zone 3 game earlier this season. Post 75 meets Essex (Vt.) tomorrow night in the Northeast Regional tourney at Palmer Field. Photo by Jimmy Zanor - Middletown Press

By Jim Bransfield MIDDLETOWN >> Middletown Post 75 opens its third season Thursday, taking on Essex (Vt.) in the Northeast Regional American Legion tournament at Palmer Field. The Post 75ers were 20-8 in the Zone 3 season, finishing in a tie with eventual state champion Cheshire and Meriden. But the tiebreaker went to Cheshire, who […]

Little League: Flink’s walk-off home run propels Fairfield American to win

Fairfield American's Jamie Flink swings at a pitch during Tuesday's game against Rhode Island. Photo by Mary Albl

BRISTOL >> As the summer has gone by, Fairfield American Little League’s Jamie Flink has slowly turned into Mr. Clutch. Tuesday late afternoon at Breen Field and with the game tied at 3 against Cumberland American of Rhode Island, Flink blasted a 2-out, 2-run walk-off home run in the bottom of the sixth inning to […]

Amity to host Jeremy Saxe Memorial boys soccer alumni game

The Jeremy Saxe Memorial Amity Boys Soccer Alumni game will be played Saturday, August 30,  at 11 a.m. on the Amity High School soccer field, with a rain date of Monday, September 1, Labor Day. Participating Alumni are asked to donate $20 to play, which will include a commemorative game shirt. A portion of the donations will […]