CCC: Major realignment set for 2015-16


BRISTOL >> The Central Connecticut Conference officially announced Monday afternoon a major realignment of its divisions for all sports for the 2015-2016 school year, as reported in The Middletown Press during the summer and again Monday. For boys and girls soccer, boys and girls cross-country, girls volleyball, boys and girls basketball, baseball, softball, boys and girls outdoor […]

Monday’s Litchfield County roundup: Torrington boys soccer shuts out Wilby

Torrington's Alex Church attempts a corner kick during the Red Raiders' 4-0 victory over Wilby.
Marianne Killackey - Special to Register Citizen

Torrington boys soccer finished their regular season on a high note Monday by shutting out Wilby 4-0 at home. The Red Raiders’ Kevin Vaca, Amar Suljic, Alex Church and Mike Desousa each scored a goal in the victory. Vaca added two assists while Suljic and Jose Peguero each had one. Wilby’s Tyriq Harris made 14 […]

State’s longest winning streaks by sport

The following are confirmed state records for winning streaks. There are other streaks we are trying to confirm. Feel free to add win streaks for sports that are not listed in the comments section and we will work to confirm. Football: 49, Cheshire (1991-96) Boys basketball: 80, Middletown (1975-78). Girls basketball: 62, Seymour (1996-99) and […]

Friday’s NH County girls volleyball roundup: Cheshire blanks Shelton

Amity 3, Sacred Heart Academy 1 (at Woodbridge) Game scores: Amity 16-25, 25-11, 25-17, 27-25. Notes: A-Micaela Cardozo 8 kills 3 blocks 6 digs, Nina Luciani 9 kills 3 digs, Haley Pierson 35 assists 9 digs 2 aces; SHA-Maryanne Bauman 10 Kills 9 blocks, Alisyn Naracci 5 kills 6 blocks, Caitlyn Keish 8 kills 4 […]

Friday’s Litchfield County roundup: Beltrandi leads Northwestern field hockey past Thomaston

Northwestern 1 Thomaston 0 >> Northwestern’s Emma Beltrandi made 22 saves to lead the Highlanders past Thomaston, for their third win of the season. Maggie Dahill scored the only goal of the game in the first half. Northwestern is 3-5-3-1 and Thomaston falls to 7-3-1-1. Boys soccer Thomaston 4 Gilbert 0 >> Andrew Goodrich scored […]

Girls volleyball: Foran sweeps Guilford on Senior Night

MILFORD >> Janae Owen and her Foran teammates are well aware of the height mismatch they have against the opposition. Thursday evening against Guilford was no different. Behind the play of 5’11″ hitters Owen, Kelly Hunt and Kayla Ellis, the Lady Lions defeated Guilford 3-0 (26-24, 25-17 and 25-22) on Senior Night at Foran High. […]

Thursday’s NH County girls volleyball roundup: Hand sweeps Hillhouse

Foran 3, Guilford 0 (at Foran) Game scores: Foran, 26-24, 25-17, 25-22 Notes: F-Janae Owen 12 kills, three aces; Kayla Ellis six kills, Jenna Zacarelli 31 assists; Cia Mirrione five kills, Sam Shank 15 digs, Meredith Shank 13 digs. Records: F 13-4 (7-0), G 10-7 Hand 3, Hillhouse 0 Game scores: Hand 25-11, 25-8, 25-10 […]

Thursday’s Litchfield County roundup: Torrington girls volleyball defeats St. Paul

Torrington girls volleyball earned its 13th victory of the season after defeating St. Paul in straight sets. The Red Raiders won 25-10, 25-13, 15-8. Torrington’s Carissa Carbone had two kills, seven digs and five aces and her teammate Jayleen Colon recorded 17 assists and two kills. Torrington improves to 13-3 for the season. O’Brien Tech […]

Wednesday’s Greater New Haven girls volleyball roundup

Girls volleyball Amity 3, Lyman Hall 0 (at Woodbridge) Game scores: Amity 25-16, 25-19, 26-24. Notes: A-Caroline DelVecchio 8 kills 3 digs, Micaela Cardozo 9 kills 2 blocks 5 digs, Haley Pierson 31 assists 3 aces 11 digs; LH-Lily Edeen 7 kills, 11 digs, Naomi Rascati 5 kills, 1 block, 23 digs, Kim Petit 4 […]

Girls volleyball: Seniors lead Amity past Lauralton hall for sixth straight win

WOODBRIDGE – The last time Amity and Lyman Hall met on the volleyball court, the match went to five games before the Spartans prevailed. Looking to stay away from another long battle with the Trojans, Amity turned to its seniors. Led by Haley Pierson, Nina Luciani and Caroline DelVecchio, Amity won its sixth straight match […]

Monday’s Star: Ania Spina, Sheehan girls soccer; Vote for Tuesday’s Star

MONDAY’S STAR Ania Spina, Sheehan girls soccer: Scored with 3 seconds left in regulation to give the Titans the 2-1 win over Shelton. Vote for Tuesday’s Star at until 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Tuesday’s Litchfield County roundup: Torrington girls soccer cruises past Derby

Torrington’s offense was in sync Tuesday against Derby. The Red Raiders won 8-0, earning their fifth victory of the season. Both Paige Middleton and Alexis Tyrell scored two goals and had an assist in the victory. Emily Manchester, Shannon Reardon, Colleen Kilgore and Lindsay Trobel scored a goal. Derby’s Annalisa Salazar made 24 saves. Torrington’s […]

Tuesday’s NH County girls volleyball roundup: East Haven sweeps North Haven

Barlow 3, Bunnell 0 (At Stratford) Game scores: Barlow 25-8, 25-20, 25-18. Notes: Bun: Jackie Williams had 18 assists, four aces and three kills, Shannon Hofmiller had five kills and three blocks and Caitlyn Carrafiello added 10 digs. Records: Bun 6-10 (5-5 SWC). Cromwell 3, North Branford 0 (At Cromwell) Game scores: Cromwell 25-13, 25-22, […]

Girls volleyball: A height advantage for Fairfield Ludlowe


FAIRFIELD >> Looking out onto the court, the Fairfield Ludlowe volleyball team’s lineup is a bit daunting, even to head coach Meghan Skelton. The average height on the Falcons’ roster this fall is a little over 5-foot-8. Three of individuals are 6-0 or taller. “I think it’s intimidating,” Skelton said of her lineup. “There’s times […]

Girls volleyball: Williams leads Mercy past West Haven

WEST HAVEN >> Shy Williams considers herself a leader of the Mercy volleyball team. The senior captain showed why Monday evening in West Haven. In a match which saw several lead and momentum changes, Williams seemed to always have an answer to stop the Westies as Mercy defeated West Haven 3-1 (25-22, 22-25, 25-19 and 25-13) in […]

Monday’s NH County girls volleyball roundup: Amity blanks Shelton

Amity 3, Shelton 0 (at Woodbridge) Game scores: 25-18, 25-13, 25-15. Notes: A-Caroline Delvecchio had 11 kills. Micaela Cardozo had five kills and two aces. Haley Pierson had 30 assists. S—Amy Lynders had 10 assists and seven digs. Sam Stevens had three digs, three kills and one block. Records: A 13-2, S 6-9 Cheshire 3, […]