Cross Country: Live coverage of the State Meets

Live Central Stay up to speed with all the news, updates and results from the state meets right here.   News Central Brush up on your cross country knowledge! The Boys runners to watch Top Girls Runner to Watch An inside look at Wickham Park Results Central All the results from the action will be […]

Cross Country: An interactive guide to the state meet at Wickham Park

Members of the Danbury boys' cross country team run up the 'Green Monster' last Tuesday. Photo by Pete Paguaga

(Click on certain parts of the map above for a detailed look at the course in video and photos. Map provided by MANCHESTER >> Granby head cross country coach Dennis Lobo calls Wickham Park a classic. “It’s probably the premier difficult course, maybe in at least southern New England,” Lobo said. “It’s kind of […]

Cross Country: Danbury the new No. 1 in latest coaches poll


It took till the conference championships to finally have a new No. 1 boys team. After spending weeks as the No. 1 team in the state, Ridgefield moved to No. 4 after a third place showing at the FCIAC Cross Country Championships and Danbury took its place. The Hatters debuted as the new No. 1 […]

CCC: Adding Avon, enrollment changes cause conference realignment


BRISTOL>> Starting in the fall of 2015, Avon will leave the NCCC and join the Central Connecticut Conference. The state’s largest conference becomes even bigger. But with the addition of a 33rd school comes division realignment. Under the current system for the majority of sports, there are four divisions based on geographic location. Under the new […]

Cross Country: Entry lists for state meet on Saturday, how to qualify for State Open

The state cross country meet will take place this Saturday at Wickham Park in Manchester.  Register file photo

  Saturday morning at Wickham Park in Manchester the state cross country championships will take place. Below is the schedule and links to the starting list of teams and individuals running in each classification. Also, from the CIAC Cross Country Tournament Handbook, here are the exact rules on how to qualify for the State Open, […]

Boys Cross Country: Ostberg shatters FCIAC course record, Danbury wins team title

Darien's Alex Ostberg won the FCIAC boys cross country title Monday afternoon at Waveny Park in New Canaan. Photo by Mary Albl

NEW CANAAN >> For all the success he’s had, Darien’s Alex Ostberg has yet to claim a conference cross country title. The standout senior can now officially cross that off the list. Monday afternoon at Waveny Park, Ostberg won his first FCIAC Championship title in a blazing time of 14 minutes and 47 seconds, shattering […]

Monday’s NH County cross country roundup: Fairfield Prep, SHA win Platt Tech Invitational

Boys’ cross country Fairfield Prep wins Platt Tech Invitational (at Eisenhower Park, Milford) 3.1 miles Team results: 1. Fairfield Prep 52; 2. Bunnell 59; 3. Foran 66; 4. Woodland 105; 5. Platt Tech 128; 6. Law 140; 7. Sheehen 185; 8. Lyman Hall 187; 9. Abbott Tech 281; 10. Bullard-Havens 298 Individual results: 1. Jeff […]

Monday’s Litchfield County roundup: Torrington boys soccer shuts out Wilby

Torrington's Alex Church attempts a corner kick during the Red Raiders' 4-0 victory over Wilby.
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Torrington boys soccer finished their regular season on a high note Monday by shutting out Wilby 4-0 at home. The Red Raiders’ Kevin Vaca, Amar Suljic, Alex Church and Mike Desousa each scored a goal in the victory. Vaca added two assists while Suljic and Jose Peguero each had one. Wilby’s Tyriq Harris made 14 […]

Shoreline Conference Cross Country All-League teams

All-Shoreline Conference Boys Cross Country First Team….First row, from left, Christian Alberico, Coginchaug; Cameron Garrelts, Haddam-Killingworth; Brian Gendron, Morgan; Ross Golebiewski, Lyme-Old Lyme; and Thomas Roth, Lyme-Old Lyme. Second row, from left, Pat Fitzgibbons, Haddam-Killingworth; Jared Darius, Cromwell; Jonathan Dolan, Portland; David Baird, Haddam-Killingworth, and Gavin Manzi, Haddam-Killingworth. Photo by Jimmy Zanor – Middletown Press

The Shoreline Conference boys and girls cross country championships took place last Friday, Oct. 17 at Old Saybrook High School. The Haddam-Killingworth boys team captured its fifth league title in six years, while the Coginchaug girls won the SLC crown for the first time since 2005. Coginchaug senior Christian Alberico and H-K junior Maddie Brandon […]

Vote for Friday’s Star of the Day; MaryAnne Bowman of Sacred Heart Academy is Wednesday’s Star

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WEDNESDAY’S STAR MaryAnne Bowman, Sacred Heart Academy volleyball: She had 16 kills, 7 blocks and 10 digs in a 3-2 win over West Haven. Vote for Friday’s Star until 9 p.m. Saturday.  

Boys Cross Country: Beaudette leads Amity to first SCC title since 2008

Amity High School won the 21st Annual Southern Connecticut Conference boys cross country championship at Hammonasset State Park in Madison on Friday. Photo by Catherine Avalone/Register

MADISON >> Amity cross country coach Bob Orgovan calls a patient runner. For the superb sophomore distance runner, there couldn’t have been a better example of that than Friday afternoon’s race at Hammonasset Beach State Park. After placing 11th last year at the Southern Connecticut Conference championship meet, Beaudette waited until midway through the course […]

Cross Country: Bakker leads Northwestern to boys Berkshire League title, Nonnewaug wins girls title

Northwestern took home the boys title and Nonnewaug won the girls title. Marianne Killackey - Special to the Register Citizen

THOMASTON >> It was a day of surprises, both good and bad, at the Berkshire League Cross Country Championships Friday afternoon at Thomaston’s Black Rock State Park. Nonnewaug’s Chiefs won the girls championship with Housatonic right behind them in spite of two dropouts from the Mountaineer top five. Northwestern won the boys title after Shepaug, […]

Shoreline Cross Country: Twice is nice for Alberico, Brandon

Coginchaug senior Christian Alberico is elated after winning the Shoreline Conference championship in a time of 15:58.9. last week.

OLD SAYBROOK >> The conditions – a flat course, a blue sky, and no humidity – seemed ideal for what Coginchaug senior Christian Alberico had in mind for Friday’s Shoreline Conference boys cross country championship race. Yes, Alberico wanted to defend his title, which he won last year at H-K with a course record time […]

Thursday’s New Haven County area postponements


BOYS SOCCER Shoreline Coginchaug at Valley Regional, ppd. to Friday, 3:45 p.m. Old Saybrook at East Hampton, ppd. to Sunday, 3 p.m. Westbrook at Morgan (Indian River Complex), ppd. to Friday, 5:30 p.m. Haddam-Killingworth at North Branford, ppd. to Wednesday, 3:45 p.m. SCC interdivision West Haven at Sheehan, ppd. to Friday, 3:30 p.m. GIRLS SOCCER […]

Cross Country: Tolland girls, Hall boys repeat as CCC champs

Hall's Ari Klau (front) and Glastonbury's Randy Neish run at the Wickham Invitational last weekend. On Wednesday Klau won the CC Cross Country title, while Neish finished second. Photo by Mary Albl

Wednesday afternoon at the Central Connecticut Conference Cross Country Championships at Wickham Park in Manchester, the Tolland girls and Hall boys made sure everyone knew they had no intention of  relinquishing their crowns. Tolland, ranked No. 1 in the state for the girls, easily defended its title from last fall, scoring an impressive 28 points. […]

SCC Cross Country: Championship meet wide open after graduation of 2013 winners

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Mercy coach Kathryn Schumann says this is the first time in a while she’s seen the Southern Connecticut Conference championships this wide open. Schumann is in her first year as head coach, but served as an assistant under John Hastings for the past few years and has a good idea of the meet history. Heading […]

Cross country: Woodland, Naugatuck repeat as NVL champions

WATERTOWN >> Woodland’s girls cross country team started a day for repeaters Wednesday at the NVL Championships at Watertown’s Veterans Memorial Park. Naugatuck finished it with a repeat championship in the boys race. Woodland’s Kelsey Mitchell and Naugatuck’s Dan Schumacher won the individual titles. Derby’s Nicole Rizzo (7th place) and Watertown’s Bethany Ottowitz (4th place) […]

Cross Country: Kaynor Tech, Capital Prep win CSC titles

Kaynor Tech won the Constitution State Conference girls cross country title and Capital Prep earned the boys title Tuesday at Wickham Park. Sophomore Sabrina Chesters of Parish Hill won the girls individual title in 20:41.8. Prince Tech teammates, junior Daijanique White and sophomore Shania Shorter, were second and third, respectively. Arianna Wasley was Kaynor Tech’s […]