Saturday’s Greater New Haven field hockey roundup: Stephanie Hogan, North Branford hand Westbrook its first loss

North Branford 1, Westbrook 0 >> Stephanie Hogan scored on an assist from Erin Sheehan with 26:39 to go in the first half to lead the Thunderbirds to their Shoreline Conference win in North Branford. Goalie MacKenzie Kaiser had three saves for the Thunderbirds (3-2-0-1, 2-1-0-1). The White Knights fall to 5-1, 3-1. Field hockey […]

Friday’s Greater New Haven field hockey roundup: Femniak lifts Sheehan to tie

Guilford 0, Sheehan 0 >> Goalie Carly Femniak had 19 saves for the Titans and Brooke Misbach had 10 saves for the Indians in the SCC scoreless tie at Wallingford. Sheehan moves to 3-3-1 and Guilford is now 2-3-2. Hamden 2, Amity 1 >> Taylor Klesyk and Olivia Santini scored to lead the Green Dragons […]

Friday’s Litchfield County roundup: Early goals help Torrington girls soccer get past Seymour

Torrington girls soccer took the lead out of the gate and didn’t look back, defeating Seymour 4-0 Friday afternoon. Middleton scored two goals in the first eight minutes of the match. Shannon Reardon and Aubrey Peterson-Hague also scored in the victory. Peterson-Hague added two assists. Seymour’s Justine Inzero made 10 saves. Torrington’s Brie Pergola made […]

Wednesday’s NH County field hockey roundup: Haddam-Killingworth shuts out Mercy

Haddam-Killingworth 4, Mercy 0 >> Julia Babbitt scored twice for Haddam-Killingworth in a non-conference win at Higganum. Jamie Little and Katie Hauser scored for the Cougars (4-1-0-1). Mercy dropped to 0-5-1. Morgan 3, Lyman Hall 1 >> Charlotte Limosani scored twice for Morgan in a non-conference win at Clinton. Madison Garbinski also scored for the […]

Field hockey: Teamwork gets Lewis Mills past Thomaston

Marianne Killackey - Special to Register Citizen
Lewis Mills' Julia Arel and Thomaston's Alexa Milius battle for the ball Tuesday afternoon. Lewis Mills won 1-0.

THOMASTON >> Good things happen to people who consistently get to the right place at the right time. Lewis Mills junior forward Heather Carmody scored the only goal in a 1-0 Spartan field hockey win at Thomaston High School just that way. “Everyone worked really well on our passes,” Carmody said. “To tell you the […]

Field hockey: Westbrook’s Dickey family enjoy final season of player-coach relationship

(Peter Hvizdak - New Haven Register) Westbrook High School Field Hockey Coach Janet Dickey and her daughter and player Lili Dickey, Thursday, Sept. 18, 2014.

WESTBROOK >> Lili Dickey dreamed of the day she would eventually play for her mother, Westbrook field hockey coach Janet Dickey. But running almost got in the way It wasn’t that Lili loved cross country. She just really didn’t like to run at all. On the first day of tryouts for the Westbrook Middle School […]

Field hockey: Greater New Haven Stars of the Week, Games of the Week

STARS OF THE WEEK Carly Femniak, G, Sheehan: Femniak had seven saves in the Titans’ 1-0 overtime win over North Haven. Katie Omdahl, F, Hand: Omdahl scored four goals in the Tigers’ 9-0 win over North Haven. Abby Miranker, D, Guilford: Miranker scored the game-winning goal in overtime in the Indians’ 2-1 win over Haddam-Killingworth. […]

Greater New Haven field hockey notebook: Cheshire coach Eileen Gallagher earns 100 wins

Eileen Gallagher’s seven seasons as Cheshire coach have produced some special accomplishments. Last season, Gallagher led the Rams to their third regular-season Southern Connecticut Conference title, third straight SCC tournament title and third consecutive Class L championship game. Cheshire won the state title in 2011. Gallagher is a three-time Register Area Coach of the Year, […]

Tuesday’s NH County field hockey roundup: Cheshire edges Amity

Olivia Santini had a goal and two assists for the Hamden field hockey team, which handed Branford its first loss of the season 3-2 Tuesday in this Southern Connecticut Conference contest at Hamden. Caraline Kennedy added a goal and an assist for the Green Dragons (4-1-1-1). Megan Shea and Cara Broughal both scored for the […]

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 […]

Week 1 Coaches Field Hockey Poll: Darien No. 1; Branford 8th, Hand 9th

Coaches Poll compiled by Westbrook coach Janet Dickey   Field Hockey Poll School (1st place votes) Record Points 1. Darien (4) 4-1 139 2. Wilton (2) 6-0 124 3. New Milford (2) 5-0 102 4. Simsbury 5-0 100 5. Granby 4-0 90 6.  Avon 4-0 82 7. Glastonbury 3-0 80 8. Branford 5-0 66 9. […]

Saturday’s Greater New Haven field hockey roundup: Shea, Kessler lead Branford

Branford 2, North Branford 1 >> Megan Shea and Karlee Kessler scored to lead the Hornets to a non-league win in North Branford. Keira Integlia had nine saves for the Hornets (5-0). Stephanie Hogan scored for the Thunderbirds (2-2). Field hockey Branford 2, North Branford 1 Branford 1 1 — 0 North Branford 0 1 […]

Friday’s Greater New Haven field hockey roundup: Cheshire coach Eileen Gallagher earns 100th career win

CHESHIRE 4, SHEEHAN 1 >> Cheshire coach Eileen Gallagher won her 100th career game thanks to goals from Erica Stauffer, Kya O’Donnell, Bailey Cunningham and Sarah Pierpont. Carly Femniak had 15 saves for Sheehan (3-2). Cheshire improved to 3-1-1. GUILFORD 3, AMITY 1 >> Aileen Du had two goals and Sarah Russell added a goal […]

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 […]