CIAC sets 2015-16 dates for preseason, regular season to begin

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference Board of Controls voted last week to move back the start of the regular season in the fall of 2015. The 2015 fall season will begin on Friday, Sept. 11. While that is two days after the official start of this upcoming season (Sept. 9), it will only be four […]

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

2014 Litchfield County Female Athlete of the Year, Thomaston’s Abby Hurlbert

Thomaston's Abby Hurlbert starred on the field hockey, girls basketball and softball teams for the Golden Bears. Sean Meenaghan - Register Citizen

Thomaston, the Northwest Corner’s State Championship town… where, this year, no one is more identified with that status than Abby Hurlbert. “When we needed a big hit or a big play, Abby was always in the center of it,” said softball co-coach Kelly Finlay in a statement that echoes through Hurlbert’s two other sports – […]

Girls Tennis: Fairfield Warde twins Megan and Erin Hines share a special bond on the court

Fairfield Warde seniors and sisters, Erin and Megan Hines. Photo by Mary Albl

FAIRFIELD >> Two years ago Erin and Megan Hines split up. It was the spring of their sophomore year and the two were playing No. 1 and 2 singles because that’s what the Fairfield Warde girls’ tennis team needed at the time. The results, well, it wasn’t a fit. “We hated it. We tried talking […]

CPTV Sports’ Game Time highlights the 2014 CSWA Gold Key recipients

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It was a very special edition of CPTV Sports’ Game Time show last week as host John Holt with an assist by Collinsvilley Press editor Gerry deSimas Jr. highlighted the recipients of the 2014 Connecticut Sports Writers Alliance Gold Key award. This year’s winners include West Haven football coach Ed McCarthy, UConn men’s soccer coach […]

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 […]

SCC names scholar-athletes for November

Fourteen student-athletes from seven high schools have been named The SportsCenter of Connecticut/Southern Connecticut Conference Scholar Athletes of the Month for November. Student-athletes who are selected must be a varsity letterwinner and have a 3.0/B average while demonstrating leadership qualities. The November honorees are: Justin Waters of Branford (soccer), Isabella Suppa of Branford (soccer), Caroline […]

NH County All-Area Field Hockey MVP: Michelle Federico, Cheshire

NH County Area Field Hockey MVP: Michelle Federico, Cheshire.
(Mara Lavitt — New Haven Register)

  Cheshire field hockey coach Eileen Gallagher loves to talk about the impact senior midfielder Michelle Federico has had on her program, but she does it with mixed emotions. Federico was the team’s field general, almost always near or on the ball and initiating plays on offense, defense and in the transition game. The mixed […]

NH County All-Area Field Hockey Team

Michelle Federico – MVP Cheshire, Sr., Midfielder Stats: Had 20 goals and 15 assists to lead Cheshire to the CIAC Class L final. She holds the school record for assists in a season (21 in 2012) and most assists in a game (5 in 2012). Honors: Two-time All-Area MVP, two-time MVP of the SCC tournament, […]

Ed McCarthy, Cathy McGuirk among five to receive Gold Key awards

Five individuals who made their mark in five different sports have been selected as 2014 Gold Key recipients by the Connecticut Sports Writers’ Alliance. West Haven High School head football coach Ed McCarthy, Branford High School field hockey coach Cathy McGuirk, UConn men’s soccer coach Ray Reid, former Boston Marathon winner Amby Burfoot, and one-time […]

2013 Litchfield County’s All-Area Girls Field Hockey Team

Northwestern's Emma Beltrandi averaged over 20 saves a game for the Highlanders. 
Sean Meenaghan - Register Citizen

MVP — Abby Hurlbert Thomaston, Sr. Midfield Stats: Finished with 12 goals and 16 assists. Led the Golden Bears to a second place finish in the Berkshire League with a 14-1-0-1 record and a Class S semifinals appearance. Honors: First-Team All-State, Three-Time All-Berkshire League Team (2011-2012-2013). Morgan Sanson Thomaston So. Forward Stats: Finished with 20 […]

Litchfield County’s All-Area Girls Field Hockey MVP Abby Hurlbert, Thomaston

Abby Hurlbert - MVP Thomaston, Sr. Midfield Stats: Finished with 12 goals and 16 assists. Led the 
Golden Bears to a second place finish in the Berkshire League with a 14-1-0-1 record and a Class S semifinals appearance. Honors: First-Team All-State, Three-Time All-Berkshire League Team (2011-2012-2013).

Sean Meenaghan - Register Citizen

Abby Hurlbert, the Register Citizen’s area field hockey MVP, has a special set of challenges for her Thomaston teams as a senior. “We’ve won the Berkshire League basketball championship twice; we tied for the title in softball. We really wanted to win the field hockey title this year,” she said. Nonnewaug, going for its fourth […]

All-SCC field hockey team

Southern Connecticut Conference commissioner Al Carbone has announced the All-SCC Field Hockey team. Cheshire and Hand have three representatives each including New Haven Register All-Area Field Hockey MVP Michelle Federico of Cheshire. ALL-SCC FIELD HOCKEY First Team Michelle Federico (Cheshire), Emma Farrel (Cheshire), Brenna Hobin (Daniel Hand), Grace Ireland (Guilford), Emily Tyler (Hamden), Megan Shea […]

All-FCIAC field hockey

Class L state champion Darien placed two on the All-FCIAC first team, while Class M champion Wilton had three members. All-FCIAC First Team Jackie Brokaw – Darien Sydney Cole – Greenwich Emily Allen – Warde Hollis Perticone – Darien Madison Hendry – Wilton Sam Maiolo – Ridgefield Jasmine Li – Stamford Lizzy Trotta – Greenwich […]

Northwest Catholic earns Goodridge Sportsmanship Award

Field Hockey Team Photo

Northwest Catholic’s field hockey team has been honored with the 2013 Lucy Goodridge Sportsmanship Award by the Connecticut Field Hockey Association Official’s Board. The team was honored at the CIAC Fall 2013 All-State banquet on December 3. To be considered for this award, a team must exemplify good sportsmanship during the fall season. They are evaluated based on […]

FVT’s Student-Athlete of the Week: Granby’s Cindy Jones

Granby's Cindy Jones.

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By John Torsiello FVT Correspondent School: Granby Memorial High School. Cindy is a senior and has been on the Honor Roll every marking period throughout high school. She is am a member of the National Honor Society and French Honor Society as well as president of the Leo Club. Sports Played And Positions: Four years […]

Thomaston field hockey is No. 3 on the 2013 Litchfield County best fall teams

The Thomaston girls’ field hockey team was voted as the No. 3 team in Litchfield County.
Pete Paguaga — Register Citizen

Coming in at No. 3 on the 2013 Litchfield County best fall team list is the Thomaston girls’ field hockey team. The Golden Bears were the most successful team this past season, reaching the Class S semifinals, losing to the eventual Class S State Champions, Stonington. Thomaston finished 14-1-0-1 on the season, falling short of […]

SCC Scholar-Athletes named for October

Eleven student-athletes from six high schools have been named The SportsCenter of Connecticut/Southern Connecticut Conference Scholar Athletes of the Month for October. Student athletes who are selected must be a varsity letterwinner and have a 3.0/B average while demonstrating leadership qualities. The scholar athletes are: Christina Glusac of Amity (field hockey), Michael Yuan of Amity […]

2013 All-Berkshire League field hockey team

The 2013 All-Berkshire League field hockey team.

Pete Paguaga - Register Citizen

The Nonnewaug Chiefs took home the Berkshire League championship on the final day of the season, defeating the Thomaston Golden Bears 1-0. The Chiefs, Golden Bears and the Spartans from Shepaug Valley each led the way with three selections this season. All-Berkshire League Team Player, School, Year Emma Beltrandi, Northwestern, junior Jackie Borges, Nonnewaug, senior […]

Godin’s OT goal lifts Wilton over Lauralton for Class M field hockey title.

WETHERSFIELD >> For 70 minutes on Saturday, 60 in regulation and another 10 in overtime, the Lauralton Hall defense was impeccable and stifling. But it was with time expired that one defensive letdown proved costly for the Crusaders in their Class M championship game with Wilton. As the final seconds ticked off in overtime of […]