Tuesday’s NH County girls cross country roundup: Cheshire sweeps quad-meet

Branford's Cyrene Nicholas and Amity's Emily Criscuolo battle it out during Tuesday's meet. Photo by Mary Albl

Amity 23, Branford 34 (at Woodbridge) 3.0 miles Individual results: 1. Emily Criscuolo (A), 19:48; 2. Cyrene Nicholas (B), 19:59; 3. Lisa Gorham (A), 20:11; 4. Melissa Taggart (A), 20:44; 5. Jessica Lohret (B), 20:46 Records: B 6-1; A 7-0. Cheshire wins three (at North Haven) 3.0 miles Team results: Cheshire 19, North Haven 42; […]

Tuesday’s Litchfield County roundup: Northwestern boys cross country continues strong season

Marianne Killackey - Special to Register Citizen
Northwestern boys cross country competes against Gilbert and Housatonic in a tri-meet Tuesday afternoon.

Northwestern ran strong during a tri-meet against Housatonic and Gilbert. Northwestern beat Gilbert 15-50 while Housatonic defeated Gilbert 18-43. The Highlanders swept the Top-5 with Peter Bakker finishing first with a time of 16:39. Gavin Woodward finished second with a time 17:09. Housatonic’s Pat Considine finished sixth with a time of 18:46. Gilbert’s Jordan Brusmann […]

Cross Country: Ridgefield, Tolland remain No. 1 in latest poll

For the third straight week, the Ridgefield boys and Tolland girls remained the No. 1 teams in the latest Connecticut High School Coaches Cross Country poll. The Ridgefield boys received 14 first-place votes, Danbury and Staples are second and third, while Amity stayed at the fourth spot. On the girls’ side, Tolland received 13 first-place […]

Tuesday’s NH County girls cross country roundup: Branford, Hamden sweep quad meets

Branford wins three (at Branford) 2.9 miles Team results: Branford 15, Lauralton Hall 48; Branford 15, Career 50; Branford 15, West Haven 50; Lauralton Hall 15, West Haven 50,; West Haven 15, Career 50; Lauralton Hall 15, Career 50 Individual results: 1. Cyrene Nicholas (B), 20:31; 2. Jess Lohret (B), 21:13; 3. Courtney Cosgrove (B), […]

Tuesday’s Litchfield County roundup: Coma leads Thomaston boys soccer past Wamogo

Thomaston rallied late to defeat Wamogo 1-0. Thomaston’s Ardit Coma scored the game’s lone goal with 2:59 remaining in regulation. Shane O’Bar made 12 saves for the Golden Bears. The Warriors’ Landon Bellmay made eight saves. Thomaston is 3-2, Wamogo is 0-4-1. Nonnewaug 3, Gilbert 0 >> Nonnewaug’s defense came up big on Tuesday, shutting […]

Cross Country: Ridgefield, Tolland still No.1; Amity boys move up in latest poll

In the latest Cross Country CT High School Coaches Poll, the Ridgefield boys and Tolland girls remained the No. 1 teams for the second straight week. Ridgefield, the preseason favorite, received 13 first place votes, while Danbury and Staples traded positions from a week ago as the Hatters moved into the No. 2 spot. Also […]

Cross country: Friday’s boys and girls roundup

Boys cross country Foran 19, Law 43 (at Eisenhower Park, Milford) 3.1 Individual results: 1. Tyler Porcello (F), 18:05; 2. Jeremy Doucette (L), 18:08 3. Kevin Aiken (F), 18:30; 4. Jack Ardry (F), 18:30; 5. Matt Downing (F), 18:49; 6. Matt Tylutki (F), 19:25; 7. Kyle Anderson (F), 19:26; 8. Matt Zancewicz (L), 19:36; 9. […]

Friday’s Litchfield County roundup: Torrington girls volleyball wins in straight sets over Wilby

Torrington girls volleyball earned its third victory of the season with a straight set win against Wilby. The Red Raiders won 25-1, 25-6, 25-9. Torrington’s Miah Giarnese recorded six kills. Caitlyn Cornish had three kills while Ali Dubois had eight assists and nine aces. Torrington is 3-2, Wilby is 0-5. Wolcott Tech 3, Whitney Tech […]

NVL implements new Iron division

Medieval alchemists would be proud. Their efforts to change ordinary metals into gold never hit the jackpot, but the Naugatuck Valley League is making it happen this year – or something like it. The league grew used to two seven-member divisions called Copper and Brass, established in 2006 “with the advent of football championships,” recalls […]

Tuesday’s NH County girls cross country roundup: Branford edges Guilford

Amity 15, Lauralton Hall 46 (at Wallingford) Individual results: Lisa Gorham (A) 21:25, Emily Criscuolo (A) 21:25, Nicole Feng (a) 21:37, Melissa Taggart(A) 21:52, Amanda Granados(A) 22:02, Sarah leatherwood (LH) 22:53, Lily Reed (LH) 24:06, Olivia Mangan (LH) 24:22 Branford 28, Guilford 29 (at Guilford) 2.5 miles 1:Cyrene Nicholas, (B) 16:03; 2: Jessica Lohret (B) […]

Tuesday’s Litchfield County roundup: Torrington boys soccer storms past Crosby

Torrington continued its strong start with a 6-0 victory against Crosby Tuesday afternoon. The Red Raiders’ Austin Curry and Kevin Vaca each scored twice in the victory. Ethan Barbieri and Keyon Robinson each added a goal. Amar Suljic had three assists. Crosby’s Gabriel Pacheco made 10 stops while Torrington’s Nathan Manchester had two saves. Torrington […]

Cross Country: A look back at the first week of the season

The Daniel Hand High School boys cross country team runs at the school. Photo by Arnold Gold/New Haven Register)

The first week of cross country is officially in the books! Here’s a quick look back at some of the top times/performances, what we learned from the invitations this past weekend and what’s coming up! It’s still way early in the season to be producing any crazy fast times, but we did see some great […]

Cross Country: Ridgefield boys, Tolland girls No. 1 in Week 1 poll

Sunday evening the Week 1 high school Cross Country Coaches poll was released as preseason favorites Ridgefield (boys) and Tolland (girls) stayed as the top teams. On the boys’ side, Ridgefield received 12 first place votes while Staples and Amity also received one each. The Tigers were followed by No. 2 Staples and Danbury third. […]

Cross Country 2014 Blog: A look inside in the sport

Cheshire's Natalie and Maggie .

Welcome to the GameTimeCT  weekly Cross Country blog series written by high school runners! Every Sunday, Ben Siciliano of Guilford and Natalie Wickenheisser and Maggie Kuehl of Cheshire, will be blogging for us. The three will provide their insight on the season, what’s going with the team and basically anything cross country related. Check out […]

Tuesday’s NH County cross country roundup: Hamden boys, Guilford girls capture West Beach Invite

Boys cross country Mercy Invitational 3.1 Miles (at Middletown) Team results: 1. Xavier 27; 2. East Hampton 66; 3. Coginchaug 88. Individual results: 1. Christian Alberico (Coginchaug), 16:52.8; 2. John O’Hara (Xavier), 17:09.4; 3. Dan Hergott (Xavier), 17:15.2; 4. Daniel Klemonski (East Hampton), 17:55.1; 5. David Preli (Xavier), 18:06.5. 6. Jordan Thomas (East Hampton), 18:17.9 […]

2014 high school fall sports schedules

(Peter Casolino - New Haven Register)

Schedules for the 2014 Fall Sports Season, via CIACsports.com. Cross Country: BOYS school schedules | GIRLS school schedules Field Hockey: School Schedules | Master schedule Football: Team and league schedules (GameTimeCT) Soccer (Boys): School Schedules | Master schedule Soccer (Girls): School Schedules | Master schedule Swimming & Diving (Girls): School schedules Volleyball (Girls): School schedules | Master schedule

Cross Country is alive and well in Litchfield County

Members of the Nonnewaug and Housatonic girls cross country team line up before the start of the Berkshire League pre-season scrimmage meet at Black Rock State Park.
Peter Wallace — Register Citizen

High school cross country is alive and well in the Northwest Corner. Even in the smaller schools of the Berkshire League, cross country numbers are up. At Shepaug, 28 boys are out for the team, making the Spartan boys team a pre-season favorite for the BL title, along with Class M’s Northwestern. The league, a […]

Cross Country: Teams search for optimal training regimens for success

The Daniel Hand High School boys cross country team runs at the school. Photo by Arnold Gold/New Haven Register)

It’s a little past 3 p.m. on a hot Tuesday afternoon in late August. But members of the Branford cross country team don’t seem to mind the heat. There’s a lot of enthusiastic chatter among the crowd as they wait for coach Kevin Connell. They seem anxious to get their feet and bodies moving. A […]

Cross Country: Top 10 area runners to watch for this fall

Amity's Emily Criscuolo

GIRLS Isabel Balcezak    Hopkins    Sr. Maddie Brandon    Haddam-Killingworth    Jr. Emily Criscuolo    Amity    So. Sheila Flaherty    Hand    Jr. Lisa Gorham    Amity    Sr. Cyrene Nicholas    Branford    Jr. MacKenzie Pias    Mercy    Jr. Danae Rivers    Wilbur Cross    Jr. Hannah Springhorn    Hopkins    Sr. Natalie Wickenheisser    Cheshire    Sr. BOYS Russell Adam    Cheshire    Sr. Luke Arsenault    Branford    Sr. Kyle Beaudette    Amity    So. […]

Cross Country: Ridgefield, Tolland ranked No. 1 in preseason poll

State cross country state meets from last fall. Register file photo

Sunday evening the preseason Connecticut Cross Country Coaches Poll was released. It came as no surprised to see the Ridgefield boys and Tolland girls come in as the two No. 1 teams. Both are the defending State Open champions and return a plethora of talent. On the boys’ side, Ridgefield received 13 first-place votes. Staples […]