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

Diving: Ludlowe’s Cortellessa battled through injury and now set to compete at D1 level

Fairfield Ludlowe's Kim Cortellessa signs her Letter of Intent Thursday to dive at the Division 1 level at Charleston College in South Carolina.

FAIRFIELD >> Given the circumstances, Kim Cortellessa could have easily forgone her senior season of diving. But for the Fairfield Ludlowe senior diver, that wasn’t an option. Not only did Cortellessa compete this past fall injured but performed at a high level. And now she’s headed to the College of Charleston  in Charleston, South Carolina […]

2014 Litchfield County All-Area Girls Swimming Team

Kiley Stotler Area MVP Northwestern, Soph. Stats: Won the girls 200 IM, setting the girls league record, at the Berkshire League Championships, also won the girls 100 breaststroke, 400 free relay and the 200 medley relay at the Berkshire League Championships taking home the high point girls swimmer at the meet. Honors: Owns schools records […]

Litchfield County Area Girls Swimming MVP: Kiley Stotler, Northwestern

Northwestern's Kiley Stotler set the girls 200 IM league record at the Berkshire League Championships.

Sean Meenaghan - Register Citizen

WINSTED >> Kiley Stotler has four sisters, all of them swimmers. Casey, the oldest, is a junior teammate on the Northwestern swimming team. She swims through a shoulder injury similar to the rotator cuff injuries baseball pitchers get. Instead of hurling a baseball as hard as they can, swimmers pull water as hard as a […]

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.
Laurie Gaboradi - Register Citizen

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 […]

2014 Berkshire League All-Star Swimmers

2014 Berkshire League Swimming All-Stars

Peter Wallace - Register Citizen

Berkshire League All-Stars (overall and girls winners at the BL Meet) Clara Wolfe, Shepaug Kelsey Hall, Shepaug Haley Pesce, Shepaug Margot Wilhelm, Shepaug Olivia Morris, Northwestern Casey Stotler, Northwestern Kiley Stotler, Northwestern Rachael Pulica, Northwestern David Geyer, Shepaug Colin Decker, Shepaug Ken Buell, Shepaug Nathan Ong, Shepaug Freddie Pitcher, Shepaug Clayton Firmender, Shepaug Mackenna Stanley, […]

Northwestern swimming wins second straight Berkshire League Title

Northwestern’s Kiley Stotler swims during the 200 IM where she broke the girls Berkshire League record with the time of 2:11.93. Stotler also won the 100 yard breaststroke for the girls. 
Pete Paguaga — Register Citizen

LAKEVILLE >> Northwestern High School’s swimming and diving team swamped the rest of the Berkshire League for its second straight title Saturday afternoon at The Hotchkiss School. The Highlanders did it with their traditional depth — large numbers of point-scoring swimmers and divers, but also with speed at the top. In a meet that scores […]

Generation Next: The best youth athletes in Greater New Haven

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It’s never too early to look ahead. So here’s a peek into the future at 11 emerging athletes from the Greater New Haven area. Meet Generation Next… FOOTBALL: DOUGLAS HARRISON III This running back was one of 48 players in the nation selected to play in the Eastbay Youth All-American Bowl. Harrison is a 7th-grader at […]

Northwestern swimming remains atop the Berkshire League with win against Shepaug

Northwestern’s Christian Royer clinched the meet for the Highlanders when he won the 100 meter breaststroke in 1:16.58. Northwestern defeated Shepaug 98-86 to remain undefeated as a team this season.
Pete Paguaga - Register Citizen

WINSTED >> In a battle of Berkshire League swimming titans, defending league champion Northwestern (7-0) notched a pool record in the first event against perennial power Shepaug (8-1; 6-1 Berkshire League) Saturday afternoon at the Winsted YMCA. It was just the opening gun for Northwestern. Thoroughly pumped for the clash, the Highlanders rode the opening […]

Thursday’s New Haven County boys/girls swimming roundup

Boys swimming Amity 94, Sheehan 76 (at Orange) 200 yard Medley Relay: A- 1:43.60 Stephen Cheung, Ben Clemens, Adam Ambrosey, Charlie Pite, 200 yard Freestyle: A – 1:48.86 A.J. Pite, 200 yard Individual Medley: A- 2:08.17 Adam Ambrosey, 50 yard Freestyle: A- 22.97 Charlie Pite, Diving A- 130.65 Allie Germano, 100 yard Butterfly: A- 58.85 […]

FVT’s Student-Athlete-Spotlight: Simsbury’s Sammi Dowd

By John Torsiello FVT Correspondent School: Simsbury High School. Sammi, a senior, is a member of the Simsbury High School National Honor Society and a member of the Tri-M Music Honor Society as a singer. Sport Played And Events: Swimming (sprint freestyle; 50-meter freestyle and 100-meter free; 500-meter free and 200- and 400-meter free relays). […]

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 Girls Swimming MVP: Lindsay Smalec, Cheshire

NH County Girls Swimming Area MVP: Lindsay Smalec, Cheshire

The Cheshire girls swim team has a long history of success by having versatile swimmers who can be productive in any event. Last season, junior Lindsay Smalec, a focused and goal-driven athlete, was one of those versatile swimmers who made an impact in every meet. “She was certainly a very impactful swimmer for us because […]

All-SCC Girls swim team

The Southern Connecticut Conference has announced its All-SCC team for girls swimming. Cheshire, which won the SCC meet, has representatives in seven events. ALL-SCC GIRLS SWIMMING 200 yard Medley Relay Cheshire (Laura Mongillo, Lily Kurtz, Lindsay Smalec, Ellie Senft) Branford (Julia Dietz, Erika Maercklein, Paige MacNeil, Lauren Rasile) 200 yard Freestyle Jaime Robinson (Sacred Heart […]

Marcello and Kinney sign to dive at UConn

MIDDLETOWN >> Middletown High School divers Monica Marcello and Dan Kinney signed Division I National Letters of Intent to dive for the University of Connecticut in a signing ceremony held at the high school Wednesday afternoon. “Coaching Monica and Dan is a dream come true,” said Middletown diving coach Matt Quinn. “The two motivate each […]

Torrington girls’ swimming is No. 4 on the 2013 Litchfield County best fall teams

The Torrington Red Raiders girls' swimming was voted as the fourth best team in Litchfield County.
Pete Paguaga - Register Citizen

Coming in at No. 4 on the 2013 Litchfield County best fall team list is the Torrington girls’ swimming team. The Red Raiders had a great season finishing 8-3 for the season, before finishing in second place at the NVL Championships. Torrington was led this season by the Welch sisters, Makenzie a senior and Payton […]

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-NVL girls swimming and diving team

The Sacred Heart Hearts won the NVL title this season after a  853-684 winning margin over second-place Torrington at the NVL Championships. All-NVL Team Girls 200 Yard Medley Relay Team Year Seed Time Sacred Heart 1:58.78 Erin Brown, freshman Meaghan Spagnolo, junior Kierten Snyder, sophomore Jocelyn Medina, freshman Girls 200 Yard Freestyle Name Year School Seed […]