Softball: Foran’s Jeff Bevino to step down at season’s end

Foran coach Jeff Bevino will step down at the end of the season.
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Foran softball coach Jeff Bevino informed his squad Thursday that he is stepping down at the end of this season. The Lions are 11-8 and have already qualified for the Class M state tournament. Foran concludes the regular season at Lauralton Hall Friday. Bevino will remain the Lions’ head football coach. Bevino noted the desire […]

Football: Woodland’s Tim Phipps hired as head coach at The Hopkins School, replaces Tom Parr

Woodland's Tim Phipps is taking over for longtime coach Tom Parr at The Hopkins School (photo via The Hopkins School - Hopkins.edu)

Tim Phipps is the new head football coach at The Hopkins School in New Haven. He is leaving the same position at Woodland Regional in Beacon Falls. Hopkins announced the appointment on Thursday in a release. The move becomes effective July 1. Phipps, who will also teach history at the school, replaces Tom Parr, who […]

Baseball: 2015 no-hitter / perfect game list [updated May 20]

Below is a list of the no-hitters to start the season. GameTimeCT.com will be keeping track of all the no-no’s and perfect games across the state this season. If you have thrown a no-hitter or perfect game put it in the comments. Also to get your perfect game or no-no on the list, tweet it […]

Football: List of the 2015 spring games, including North Haven’s Spring Brawl for Hunter Pageau

Flier for North Haven's annual Spring Brawl game which will benefit Hunter Pageau on June 12. (via North Haven football on Twitter)

Spring football is just around the corner. Programs that have elected to hold spring practices may begin any time after Memorial Day up until 10 days before the end of their school’s academic year. For a few programs, this means spring practice will culminate in an intra-squad spring game with names like Blue-White, the Red-White, the Blue-Gold, […]

GameTimeCT / Register Lacrosse Top 10 Poll: Greenwich, unbeaten in Connecticut, is the new No. 1

Greenwich is the new No. 1 in the GameTimeCT / NHRegister poll.

The 2014-15 Register / GameTimeCT Top 10 lacrosse poll for May 19,2015. Compiled by Dan Nowak. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Div 1. GREENWICH 12-3 9 125 3 L Last week: Defeated Trinity Catholic 19-1 and Darien 12-11 (OT). Bottom line: Cardinals, gearing up for FCIAC tournament, are 12-0 against Connecticut teams, including 5-0 against Top […]

GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 baseball poll: East Catholic keeps top spot

Lefty Turner French pitches for Sheehan vs. Guilford last week. The Titans, SCC Housatonic Division co-champs, are back in the State's Top 10

East Catholic holds the top spot, despite taking its first loss of the season to Windsor. So much for the No. 1 curse.  Class M and the FCIAC dominate the poll as four teams from the medium school class and four teams from Fairfield county make up the poll. Poll records as of Monday morning. […]

Baseball: After 30 years, Seymour coach Bob Kelo to step down at season’s end

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Seymour baseball coach Bob Kelo will step down at season's end, completing 30 years on the job for the Wildcats.

Seymour baseball coach Bob Kelo will step down after this season, his 30th at the helm of the Wildcats’ program. The move coincides with Kelo leaving his teaching job at the school. He taught mathematics for the past 32 years. Kelo, 54, said he plans to move to the Fort Lauderdale, Florida, area by late […]

Softball: Southington’s 42-0 victory over Farmington rekindles sportsmanship debate

The Southington softball team walks off the field after a win for the 53rd consecutive time on Thursday after beating Bristol Eastern 11-0 to set a school record for wins in a row. (Derek Turner-GameTimeCT)

On Wednesday the No. 1 Southington softball team beat Farmington 42-0. And Thursday morning, Southington’s second-year head coach Davina Hernandez caught some flak on Twitter. First from a new anonymous account that was started on May 5. Just saw this score. Southington beat a team 42-0! Shame on you Southington, show some class coach!!!!! — […]

Football: CIAC announces 2015 spring football participants

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  The CIAC has announced its list of 2015 spring football elections today. Spring football teams are allowed to conduct practice for 10 days any time after Memorial Day, but must end before the end of the school’s academic year. Only freshmen, sophomores and juniors are allowed to participate in spring practices. The first three […]

GameTimeCT/ NHRegister Lacrosse Top 10 poll: New Canaan the new No. 1, Darien drops to No. 2

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New Canaan’s Owen Toland controls the ball as Darien’s Will Simpson defends during Saturday’s game.

The 2014-15 Register / GameTimeCT Top 10 lacrosse poll for May 12,2015. Compiled by Dan Nowak. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Div 1. NEW CANAAN 9-2 8 124 2 M Last week: Defeated Barlow 17-5 and Darien 9-8. Bottom line: Rams gain revenge for three losses to Darien in 2014. A new team takes over No. […]

GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 Baseball Poll: East Catholic assumes top spot

East Catholic shortstop Jimmy Titus blasts one of his two seventh inning triples as the Eagles beat South Windsor 14-1 at Rotary Field on Monday. Derek Turner

With Fairfield Prep losing twice last week, East Catholic’s baseball team ascended to No. 1 in the GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 baseball poll this week. East Catholic, which is one of the state’s last unbeaten teams at 13-0 after it rallied to beat Glastonbury Tuesday, took 15 first-place votes. Southington moved up to No. 2 […]

The GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 Softball Poll: Southington, Fitch, St. Joseph lead the way

Maggie O'Reilly and Cheshire are ranked No. 4 in the latest Top 10 Softball Poll. Catherine Avalone/New Haven Register

Southington, Fitch and St. Joseph remain in the top three spots in the latest Top 10 Softball Poll. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 1. SOUTHINGTON 12-0 17 510 1 LL Last week’s results: Defeated Bristol Central 5-0, New Britain 19-0, Torrington 2-0 and Conard 15-0. Bottom line: The Blue Knights have won 58 […]

Boys Volleyball: Shelton has built its way to a special season

Shelton volleyball captains Erik Kocur, left, and Grant Fevrier. 
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SHELTON >> With a starting rotation comprised entirely of seniors, the Shelton boys volleyball team is the prohibitive favorite to win the SCC tournament championship. But this group of Gaels didn’t have instant success. The team won just three matches in 2012 when Erik Kocur, TJ Nicholas and Rhodric McCurdy were freshmen. The next year, […]

Lacrosse: Kraus, Morris help No. 2 New Canaan topple No. 1 Darien’s 34-game win streak

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NEW CANAAN >> A fierce rivalry can set the stage for an exciting matchup in any high school sport. Add in some motivational factors and the excitement is raised to yet another level. On Saturday at Dunning Field, the No. 1 Darien boys lacrosse team entered its game with Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference rival […]

Football: Coaches, FCIAC reach deal to restore Thanksgiving rivalries, league championship

It appears as if FCIAC Executive Director John Kuczo (right) will get to hand out another league championship trophy after decreeing that the title game will be moved to a week before Thanksgiving.  (Photo Sean Patrick Bowley)

The contentious, six-month FCIAC football scheduling crisis seems to have reached a cordial end. In a compromise with the league’s coaches, who united behind a proposal at a Tuesday night emergency meeting, the FCIAC has agreed to restore rivalry games to Thanksgiving while also playing the FCIAC Championship for the 50th year. “I think the mistake along the way, and […]

Kumbaya! The Eastern Connecticut Conference won’t break up after all

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The Eastern Connecticut Conference, which was racing at breakneck speed into oblivion as a high school athletic conference, pulled up nanometers from impact Friday when its principals announced a deal that would — incredibly — keep the 18 schools together. Yes, really. Both The Day of New London and the Norwich Bulletin reported that the league would […]

Baseball: Shelton wins Amity protest, decisions still to be made

A tweet explaining the proper interpretation of a balk call was posted by Shelton coach Scott Gura last night. His team won the protest, but lost to Amity 7-4 Wednesday. The Tweet has since been deleted.

Shelton won its protest on a disputed balk call in a 7-4 loss to Amity Wednesday, according to Southern Connecticut Conference commissioner Al Carbone. However, a decision of whether the game will be replayed, started from the fifth inning or stand as is won’t be made until Monday morning. “We’re still going through the process,” […]

Track and Field: Facility at New Britain’s Willow Brook Park ready for spotlight

Overview of new track at Willow Brook park at Veteran's Stadium. Photo by Mary Albl

NEW BRITAIN >> The goal during the renovation of Veterans Memorial Stadium at Willow Brook Park was to make the facility the ultimate meet directors dream. “We really listened to everyone in the process,” said Craig Bowman, recreation specialist for New Britain Parks and Recreation. With a revamped throwing and jumping area, a new nine-lane […]

GameTimeCT/ NHRegister Top 10 Lacrosse Poll: Darien still No. 1, New Canaan moves to No. 2

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The 2014-15 Register / GameTimeCT Top 10 lacrosse poll for May 5,2015. Compiled by Dan Nowak. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Div 1. DARIEN 9-0 13 130 1 L Last week: Defeated Yorktown (N.Y.) 15-3 and Wilton 10-2 . Bottom line: Can anyone beat the Blue Wave? New Canaan will give it a shot on Saturday . […]

Football: FCIAC coaches, executives meet again over Thanksgiving brouhaha, tell CTPost reporter nothing much

The FCIAC's decision to stop playing Thanksgiving Day rivalries on Thanksgiving is driving a rift through the league. (Illustration by Sean Patrick Bowley)

Fifteen of the 17 FCIAC football coaches and three of the league’s top executives held an emergency meeting in Norwalk Tuesday in an attempt to solve the ongoing football scheduling crisis. What happened? Well, Connecticut Post’s Doug Bonjour attempted to find out by staking out the meeting at Sono Field House. And, outside of a bunch of […]