Northeast Regional: RCP routs Middletown

RCP's Logan Lessard is mobbed by his teammates after blasting a three-run homer against Middletown. Photo by Jimmy Zanor - Middletown Press Logan

RCP’s Logan Lessard is mobbed by his teammates after blasting a three-run homer against Middletown. Photo by Jimmy Zanor – Middletown Press Logan MIDDLETOWN >> RCP’s baseball summer just got a little more interesting.  After losing to Cheshire in the state championship game, Rocky Hill-Cromwell-Portland has regrouped and is making the most of its second-chance […]

Girls basketball: Capital Prep’s Kiah Gillespie picks Maryland

Kiah Gillespie verbally committed to the University of Maryland

When Capital Prep coach Tammy Millsaps got a phone call from reigning Connecticut Gatorade Player of the Year Kiah Gillespie last night, the coach thought it was just a regular phone call. However, when the coach figured out what the call was really about, she was overjoyed. “I got butterflies in my stomach,” the coach […]

Northeast Regional: Cheshire wakes up, fights off elimination

MIDDLETOWN >> Playing to extend its season yet again, Cheshire didn’t want to waste any time against Pawtucket, Rhode Island Friday morning. “I’m telling you,” said Cheshire’s Mike Purcell, “we play our best with our backs against the wall.” Purcell had three hits and a two-run double to lead Cheshire to a 7-2 victory over […]

Northeast Regional: Middletown holds off Essex (VT)

MIDDLETOWN >> Middletown capped the opening day of the American Legion Northeast Regional baseball tournament with a 4-2 victory over Essex (Vt.) Thursday night at William J. Pomfret Stadium at Palmer Field. Post 75 will meet RCP tonight in the second game of the winner’s bracket doubleheader at around 7:30 p.m. Essex plays Dover (N.H.) […]