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 […]

Torrington High School girls swimming bids farewell to seniors

TORRINGTON >> Some season-ending team banquets are more emotional than others. Always, senior team members face their final moments with the team; often, tight bonds provide their own emotions. Torrington High School’s girls swimming team, celebrating another great season at the Cornucopia Banquet Facility Sunday night, had more reason that most for the emotions. Almost […]

Darien wins state open girls swimming title

NEW HAVEN >> Although Lindsay Smalec excelled in her individual events, the Cheshire junior was more satisfied with what she accomplished as part of a team on Saturday at the girls swimming State Open championships. Smalec and teammates Laura Mongillo, Denise Costello and Ellie Senft moved up from the third of four heats to place […]

State Open girls swimming capsule

STATE OPEN CHAMPIONSHIP When: Today, noon Where: Yale A little history: Since 1976, there have been 35 State Open championships and Greenwich, which is favored again, has won 16 of them. Cheshire has won 13, New Canaan has four titles and Staples and Lauralton Hall have one each. What to look for: Greenwich is an […]

State championship weekend: The complete schedule

Here’s the complete schedule of state championship games and meets which will commence Friday and continue through Saturday. Soccer Finals Saturday November 16 Boys LL: Glastonbury vs. Ridgefield, 1:30 p.m. Municipal Stadium (Waterbury) Boys L: Farmington vs. Joel Barlow, 11 a.m. Municipal Stadium (Waterbury) Boys M: Suffield vs. Ellington, 1:30 p.m. Falcon Field (Meriden) Boys S: Cromwell vs. Bolton, 1 p.m. Middletown High […]

CIAC Class S girl swim meet: Spillane leads Lauralton Hall to second place

The Lauralton Hall girls swim team had four wins at the CIAC Class S championships to finish second in the team competition with 589 points at Wesleyan University in Middletown on Wednesday. Weston won the team event with 805 points. East Catholic finished third with 430 points, Sacred Heart (Waterbury) was fourth with 343.5 and […]