Northeast Regional: Big hit eludes Cheshire in loss to Maine

Cheshire had its chances. It even loaded the bases twice, once with no outs. Unfortunately for Post 92, only one of those chances turned into a run and Cheshire fell to the Bangor Comrades of Maine 7-1 in the American Legion Northeast Regional tournament at Palmer Field Thursday. With the loss, Cheshire will be getting up early to take […]

Northeast Regional: RCP wins tourney opener against Dover

RCP’s Jake Regula improved to 10-0 while leading Post 105 to a victory in the Northeast Regionals at Palmer Field. Jimmy Zanor — The Middletown Press

MIDDLETOWN >> The Rocky Hill-Cromwell-Portland American Legion baseball team made its first ever appearance in the Northeast Regional tournament on Thursday afternoon. And for five innings RCP couldn’t do anything right. Dover, the New Hampshire state champions, had a 4-0 lead and Post 8 righthander Casey Aubin was sailing along with a two-hitter while out-dueling […]

Little League: Fairfield American defeats Massachusetts to advance to New England regional final

Fairfield American's Brain Howell crosses home plate after a hit against Massachusetts on Thursday. Photo by Mary Albl

BRISTOL >> With the opportunity to play for the right to go to the Little League World Series, the Fairfield American Little League baseball team didn’t leave anything to chance Thursday afternoon. Led by an aggressive offensive performance and the steady arm of Sam Davenport, Fairfield easily cruised to the 9-0 victory over Barnstable of […]

Girls soccer: Dave Dikranian named Hand coach

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Dave Dikranian is the new girls soccer coach at Hand High.

Dave Dikranian has been named the new girls soccer coach at Hand. He replaces Katie Keogh, who took the same position at Cheshire Academy. This the first varsity coaching job for Dikranian, 42, who used to coach with South Central Premier before starting his own Victory Soccer Academy a few years ago, where he works […]