UPDATED: Every roster you need for June’s ‘Super 100′ Senior All-Star football game

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Update, April 17, 10:54: According to John Ferazzi, the rosters previously published are incorrect, so we have reposted NEW final rosters below. Enjoy. Original Post:  The ‘Super 100′ Senior All-Star Football game held its Top 50 draft at Rentschler Field last week. A few days later, coaches John Ferazzi of Sheehan and Sean Marinan of Xavier filled […]

The Terryville Kangaroo has a chance to be voted Best Mascot in country

The Terryville Kangaroos' "Roos Crew" cheer during a game. The Kangaroo has a chance to be voted the best mascot in the country.

Pete Paguaga - Register Citizen

After a dominating performance in the first round of the USA Today Best Vote beating out instate schools, Avon Old Farms Winged Beaver, the East Hampton Bellringer, the Berlin Redcoat, Hale Ray Noise, the Jonathan Law Lawman, the Kingswood-Oxford Wyvern and the Windham Whippet, the Terryville Kangaroo has a chance to be voted the best […]

State championship bling (a series): Southington football’s LL title rings

Southington's football team shows off its 2013 Class LL championship rings (Photo: Mike Drury, Southington Football)

Southington football received its 2013 Class LL championship football rings last week. And you know what that means: Yes, it’s time for another episode of ‘Championship Bling,’ where we post your team’s hardware from its recent state championship. In previous episodes we showed you St. Joseph’s banner and New Canaan’s rings. Above is the prototype and closer look […]

Fry named new Athletic Director of Fairfield Warde

Fairfield Warde High School didn’t have to look too far to find its new athletic director. Last Friday it was announced that Seth Fry would become the new athletic director. Fry has been involved in the Fairfield school system holding numerous positions as he currently teaches and is the Activities Director at Warde. Fry takes […]

Todd Dowty’s interim tag removed, to become next Hamden coach

Todd Dowty’s interim tag has been removed and he will officially become the next Hamden football coach, Hamden athletic director Tom Dyer confirmed Friday. “Todd is definitely our guy,” Dyer said. “The kids like playing for him. We are excited to have Todd at the helm.” Dowty, who is an Industrial Arts teacher at Hamden […]

CHSCA’s ‘Super 100′ Connecticut senior All-Star football team draft results

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Representatives from the the Connecticut High School Coaches Association gathered at Rentschler Field tonight to kick off events leading up to its ‘Super 100′ senior all-star football game in June. Last week, the coaches held a combine to determine the best 100 seniors available to play in the game. Tonight, the coaches of the two […]

Cheshire’s Mark Ecke hired as Danbury’s football coach

Mark Ecke, left, at Yale for the 2011 Walter Camp dinner with former UConn coach Paul Pasqualoni, center, and former Cheshire all-state back Kyle McIntosh, right. (File Photo Peter Casolino)

In two years he spent in the college coaching ranks at Trinity, Mark Ecke learned two indisputable facts: He was and always will be a high school football coach. And he wanted to get back to being one as soon as possible. He just might have found the perfect opportunity. Nearly two years after leaving […]

Football coaching carousel update: It’s Hodge at South Windsor, Frederick at Maloney, Pace at Weston, Fritz at Rocky Hill

Mark Ecke’s move to Danbury hasn’t been the only high school football coaching hire over the last few weeks. Just a days earlier, South Windsor announced the hire of offensive coordinator and former Weaver coach David Hodge and Maloney of Meriden hired 28-year old Southington assistant Kevin Frederick, a graduate of arch-rival Platt. A week before, […]

Connecticut poised to vote on stronger high school concussion bill

Connecticut High school players wearing 'Guardian Caps,' preventative padding atop helmets. Preventing concussions and head injuries in football have fast become primary focus of parents, coaches, schools and the state.

The concussion issue may soon be tackled at the state level in Connecticut. A proposed bill to raise concussion education and awareness has been referred to the house and could be voted on during this short session. The language of the bill, as currently proposed, would mandate concussion education for all student-athletes and parents at […]

CCC softball: Southington readies for title defense

First-year Southington softball coach Davina Hernandez hits her outfielder's fly balls Wednesday afternoon at practice.
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Coming off its 15th state title, the winningest softball program in the state has its eyes on yet another. Davina Hernandez enters her first season as Southington’s head coach, taking over for John Bores who retired after last season’s state championship. She has the team excited to get started. “Everyone just wants to be outside. […]

Renovations to Torrington’s sports complex will soon get under way

Peter Wallace — Register Citizen
Coach Mike Tyler holds a piece of the old track - a quarter inch thick. The new surface will be three times the old thickness.

TORRINGTON >> Take a long look at the Torrington High School’s Robert H. Frost Sports Complex. As of May 7, good and bad memories alike disappear with the turn of a shovel, the first spade full of dirt toward completion of a $2.7 million renovation funded by the state. The project was opened for bids […]

Torrington’s Welch and Northwestern’s Stotler are headed to YMCA swimming Nationals

Makenzie Welch will be making her second trip to the YMCA Nationals.
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Area swimmers Makenzie Welch and Kiley Stotler take off for the YMCA Nationals in Greensboro, North Carolina next week with Northwest Connecticut YMCA Laser coach Dave Steel. Welch was an All-State swimmer for Torrington High School in the CIAC’s fall girls season. Stotler, a sophomore at Northwestern, was the top female swimmer in the co-ed […]

Xavier football coach Sean Marinan named to All-Star staff

MIDDLETOWN >> Xavier High football coach Sean Marinan has been named one of the head coaches of the Connecticut All-star football teams which will play at the Military Bowl at Rentschler Field on June 28. Two teams will be selected at the combine which will be held this Sunday at 11 a.m. at Hillhouse High […]

Football: New Haven County Chapter Scholar-Athlete Dinner April 11

The 54th anniversary of the Casey-O’Brien New Haven County Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame Scholar Athlete dinner will be held on April 11 at the Fantasia Banquet Facility in North Haven. A reception will be held at 5:30 p.m. with dinner beginning approximately at 6:30 p.m. Twenty nine high […]

Football: Notre Dame-West Haven’s Cam Tucker to play at SCSU

Notre Dame-West Haven senior Cam Tucker will play football at SCSU.

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Notre Dame-West Haven senior Cam Tucker recently signed a national letter of intent to play football at Southern Connecticut State University. Tucker, who was the Green Knights’ leading rusher this past fall, will concentrate on the defensive side of the ball at SCSU under new head coach Tom Godek, according to a press release sent […]

Boys basketball: New Haven County area three-point leaders

From games reported to the Register Name School Player Sam Grigo Westbrook 80 Josh Fleming Wilbur Cross 69 David Bradbury Valley Regional 64 Dylan Vienneau Law 52 Patrick Murphy Shelton 50 Brendan Hughes Hand 46 Tahj Eaddy Notre Dame 45 Tyler Stevens Seymour 44 Eugene Culver Ansonia 44 Charlie Zane Hopkins 41 TJ Rountree Hamden […]

Football: Cheshire wins state weightlifting competition

Shelton junior Mark Piccirillo was the overall winner in the 161-190 pound division at the state weightlifting competition held on March 22.

Cheshire won the inaugural state weightlifting competition hosted by the Nutmeg State Games on March 22 at New London High. The event drew 19 of the top teams in the state, and was open to football players in grades 9 through 11. Each team assigned three participants to compete in three events (power clean, bench […]

Football: Hand’s Filippone finalist for National Coach of Year award

Hand football coach Steve Filippone is a finalist for the National High School Athletic Coaches Association national coach of the year. Filippone is one of eight finalists. Filippone, the 1997 Register State Coach of the Year, will be honored during the National Coach of the Year Awards Banquet, which will be held at the NHSACA […]

Wednesday’s High School Tournament Scoreboard (March 19)

BOYS BASKETBALL Class LL semifinals Bridgeport Central 67, Ledyard 55 Fairfield Prep 59, Greenwich 41 Championship March 22 No. 1 Fairfield Prep (27-0) vs. No. 2 Bridgeport Central (26-1) at Mohegan Sun Arena, 8:15 Class M semifinals Weaver 89, Lewis Mills 33 East Catholic 81, Waterford 55 Championship March 22 No. 12 Weaver (16-8) vs. No. […]