Girls Volleyball Beat: Malafronte to coach Sacred Heart Academy

Mia Malafronte, who had spent the last six seasons as an assistant coach, had two options on the table for a head coaching job. Malafronte said she went with the choice that felt right and accepted the job at Sacred Heart Academy Friday. “When I woke up in the morning I knew in my heart […]

CIAC releases 2014 fall schedules

(Peter Casolino - New Haven Register)

The CIAC has released the 2014 fall schedules on its website Thursday. 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 […]

Bavone, Brockett named Doc McInerney Coaches of Year

Cheshire girls volleyball coach Sue Bavone and Ansonia football coach Tom Brockett have been selected as the Doc McInerney High School Coaches of the Year by the Connecticut Sports Writers’ Alliance. They will be honored at the 73rd Gold Key Dinner on Sunday, April 27 at the Aqua Turf Club in Southington. Bavone led the […]

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 Girls Volleyball MVP: Allison Denny, Amity

NH County All-Area Girls Volleyball MVP: Allison Denny, Amity.

After leading Amity to the Class LL quarterfinals and posting 290 kills, 157 digs and 48 aces, senior Allison Denny has been named New Haven Register All-Area Most Valuable Player. According to her coach, Paul Thees, she played with the spirit of a well-known movie character. “Her favorite athlete is Rocky Balboa,” Spartans coach Paul […]

NH County All-Area girls volleyball team

Allison Denny – MVP Amity, Sr., outside hitter Stats: Had 290 kills, 157 digs and 48 aces. Honors: All-CHSCA and All-SCC Housatonic division selection. Also named SCC MVP. Off the court: Captain of the indoor and outdoor track team, where she competes in the shotput. Up next: Looking to study pre-med. Sue Bavone – COACH […]

NH County All-Area Girls Swim Team

Lindsay Smalec – MVP Cheshire junior Stats: Won the 100 butterfly (56.67) and was third in the 200 individual medley (2:08.65) at the Class L meet. Finished second in the 100 butterfly (57.61) and seventh in the 200 IM (2:10.70) at the State Open. Won the 200 IM(2:14.36) and the 100 butterfly (58.98) at the […]

RHAM’s Sarah Veilleux Connecticut Gatorade Volleyball Player of the Year

The press release from Gatorade … In its 29th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, today announced Sarah Veilleux of RHAM High School as its 2013-14 Gatorade Connecticut Volleyball Player of the Year.  Veilleux is the second Gatorade Connecticut Volleyball Player of the Year to […]

2013 Litchfield County’s All-Area Girls Volleyball Team

Haley Farrington, a junior, was a big part of Wolcott Tech's success this season.

Sean Meenaghan - Register Citizen

MVP — Kiley Rosengrant Torrington, Sr. Setter Stats: Finished with 483 assists, 186 digs, 76 aces and 61 kills and helped lead the Red Raiders to the Copper Division title, 17-2 regular season record and a second place finish at the NVL Tournament . Honors: Three-Time All-Copper Team (2011,2012, 2013), All-NVL Tournament team. Shelby Consolini […]

Litchfield County’s All-Area Girls Volleyball MVP Kiley Rosengrant, Torrington

Kiley Rosengrant – MVP Torrington, Sr. Setter Stats: Finished with 483 assists, 186 digs, 76 aces and 61 kills and helped lead the Red Raiders to the Copper Division title, 17-2 regular season record and a second place finish at the NVL Tournament . Honors: Three-Time All-Copper Team (2011,2012, 2013), All-NVL Tournament team.

Sean Meenaghan - Register Citizen

Every good team has worthy leaders. The separating point is how responsible the leader is for the team’s success. Kiley Rosengrant, the Register Citizen’s area MVP for girls volleyball, radiates enthusiasm for the sport and her team catches it. “Volleyball has been my whole life,” she says from a life devoted to sports and schoolwork. […]

2013 All-SWC Girls Volleyball

Gabriella Castro-Rodriguez, Masuk Hannah Goetz, Joel Barlow Jessica Bogdwicz, Bunnell Katelyn Carlson, Bunnell Kristen Urban, Pomperaug Kyle Dandrea, Newtown Lauren Belardinelli, Bethel Meghan Logan, Newtown Molly Bennett, Brookfield Rachel Santo, Stratford Samantha Schwear, Joel Barlow Victoria Trentini, Kolbe Cathedral

2013 All-SCC Girls Volleyball

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL All-Hammonasset Fallon Bevino (Foran), Colleen Bogucki (Jonathan Law), Brooke Bonetti (Jonathan Law), Ana Gomez (Hillhouse), Sam Grinold (Guilford), Kendall Jerzyk (Daniel Hand), Janae Owen (Foran), Cassidy Wygonik (Daniel Hand) All-Housatonic Maria Buzzelli (Cheshire), Allison Denny (Amity Regional), Jillian Haberli (Cheshire), Kathryn Pisano (Amity Regional), Caitlin Read (Sheehan), Sarah Rodgers (Cheshire), Francesca Testani (Shelton), […]

Torrington’s girls volleyball seniors turn around program

The Torrington girls volleyball finished the season with a 17-3 record which included the Copper Division title and a second place finish in the NVL Tournament.

Peter Wallace — Register Citizen

TORRINGTON >> Every team has reason to celebrate at the end of a high school season, some more than others. Seniors on Torrington High School’s girls volleyball team, at a Sunday-night banquet at the Cornucopia Banquet Facility, looked back on a near-miraculous transformation from a 4-14 Red Raider team as freshmen to 17-3 NVL Copper […]

Wolcott Tech girls volleyball is No. 1 on the 2013 Litchfield County best fall teams

Haley Farrington was a big part of the Wildcats success this season.
Laurie Gaboardi - Register Citizen

Coming in at No. 1 on the 2013 Litchfield County best fall team list is the Wolcott Tech girls’ volleyball team. Volleyball is one of the best teams at Wolcott Tech almost every year and this seasons Wildcats didn’t disappoint finishing the season with a 15-4 and the CSC Western Division championship. Led by senior […]

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 […]

Torrington girls’ volleyball is No. 7 on the 2013 Litchfield County best fall teams

The Torrington Red Raiders finished in second place during the regular season and in the NVL Tournament.
Pete Paguaga - Register Citizen

Coming in at No. 7 on the 2013 Litchfield County best fall team list if the Torrington girls’ volleyball team. The Red Raiders had a great regular season, going 17-2, losing to Woodland and Granby, who they then beat on the final day of the season. Led by seniors, Kiley Rosengrant, Shelby Consolini and Jenna […]

All-FCIAC volleyball teams

Class LL state runner-up Staples was led by senior outside hitter Amelia Brackett’s first team placement for the All-FCIAC volleyball teams. Brackett, who is headed to Cornell, also paced the Wreckers to a runner-up finish for the FCIAC title this season. Fairfield Ludlowe, which lost in the semifinals to eventual state champion Cheshire, had senior […]

Northwestern girls’ volleyball is No. 9 on the 2013 Litchfield County best fall teams

The 2013 Northwestern girls' volleyball team made it all the way to quarterfinals in the Class M Tournament.
Marianne Killackey - Special to the Register Citizen

Coming in at No. 9 on the 2013 Litchfield County best fall team list is the Northwestern girls’ volleyball team who finished the regular season 12-6 which was good for second place during the regular season in the Berkshire League. The Highlanders would also lose in the semifinals to Terryville in the Berkshire League tournament. […]

Eight being inducted into West Haven Hall of Fame Nov. 30

Eight people will be inducted into the West Haven Hall of Fame on Nov. 30 at Westwoods Ballroom. The eight inductees are: Robert Reilly (1944), who excelled in soccer and hockey, served for two years in the Navy in the South Pacific and earned engineering degrees from Alfred University and New Haven College; Vin Siena […]

Report: RHAM coach accused of bullying, several parents and players disagree with allegations

Fox-CT and the  Hartford Courant are reporting the RHAM school district held a specially called meeting to go over bullying allegations against volleyball coach Tim Guernsey, who is also a school teacher in the district, which includes  Hebron, Andover and Marlborough. The allegations were made in anonymous letters to the board. Several parents and players at […]