NVL quarterfinal schedule released

The NVL quarterfinal schedule has been released for the following sports, all games are taking place Saturday: Boys soccer No.4 Watertown vs. No. 5 Oxford at Municipal Stadium, 2 p.m. No. 3 Seymour vs. No. 6 St. Paul at Municipal Stadium, 4 p.m. No. 2 Torrington vs. No. 7 Holy Cross at Municipal Stadium, 6 […]

Girls volleyball: Foran sweeps Law after schools honor memory of Maren Sanchez

Prior to Wednesday's intracity volleyball match, Foran an Law honor the memory of Law's Maren Sanchez, who was killed by a classmate during school last year, (Photo Mike Madera)

MILFORD – Two teams on the opposite end of the volleyball spectrum met Wednesday night in a match which had more meaning than just volleyball supremacy in the city. For the Foran and Law volleyball teams, the second meeting of the year between the two teams was a night to honor the seniors and a […]

Girls volleyball: Updated playoff pairings and live coverage

Marli Green of Cheshire, right, lobs a shot over the head of Lauren Elmasry of Branford H.S. during girls volleyball action at Cheshire H.S. Wednesday, October 8, 2014. (Peter Hvizdak - New Haven Register)

The Southern Connecticut Conference tournaments begins Saturday with first round matches. Sure, after Cheshire’s run of 17 straight wins the Rams seem well on their way to capturing their fourth straight conference title. In 2012 the Rams shared the conference with Amity after inclement weather halted the tournament. Not so fast. There are a few […]

Girls volleyball: Balanced Ludlowe rolls past Warde

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FAIRFIELD >> It was hard to hide the smile from Fairfield Ludlowe’s Andrea Alvarez’s face Wednesday evening as she watched the her team secure the winning point in the second set against Warde. It’s safe to say that Alvarez and the Ludlowe girls’ volleyball team are enjoying themselves and the game a lot these days. […]

Wednesday’s girls volleyball roundup: Jillian Haberli’s 17 kills, 17 digs leads Cheshire 3-1 over Amity

Cheshire 3, Amity 1 (at Cheshire) Game scores: Cheshire 25-16, 25-15, 19-25, 25-23. Notes: C-Jillian Haberli had 17 kills, 17 digs, Maria Buzzelli had 18 digs, Jill Howard had eight kills, three blocks, and a dig, Rachel Smullen had sevn digs, four aces; A-Micaela Cardozo had 10 kills, three blocks, three digs, Nina Luciana had […]

CCC Volleyball: Farmington tops Simsbury, finishes season unbeaten again

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FARMINGTON>> For the second consecutive year, the Farmington girls volleyball team finished the regular season undefeated. The Indians (19-0) capped their perfect record with a victory over Simsbury (15-3) on Wednesday in four sets, 3-1 (25-19, 25-22, 21-25, 25-8). It was the first four-set match they had played all year. Sophie Borg led the Indians with 13 […]

Wednesday’s Litchfield County roundup: Wolcott Tech girls volleyball gets past Cheney Tech

Wolcott Tech girls volleyball cruised past Cheney Tech 3-0 Wednesday evening. The Wildcats won 25-17, 25-12, 25-17. Wolcott Tech’s Casey Farrington had 17 assists, five aces and seven digs. Cheney Tech’s Jazline Sanchez recorded 11 digs. Wolcott Tech is 17-2, Cheney Tech is 6-12. Gilbert 3, Goodwin Tech 0 >> Gilbert earned it first victory […]

Tuesday’s Litchfield County roundup: Gilbert boys soccer earns first victory of the season

Gilbert boys soccer earned its first victory of the season after shutting out Wamogo 1-0 Tuesday afternoon. The Yellowjackets’ Steve Fortier scored the game-winning goal with under 10 minutes remaining in regulation. Fortier was assisted by Derek Fazioli. Gilbert’s Austin Stoeke made eight saves in the shut out. Wamogo is 3-9-1, Gilbert is 1-10-2. Litchfield […]

Girls volleyball: Seymour sweeps Masuk in Tuesday’s roundup

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Seymour swept Masuk, West Haven keeps on winning and Shelton’s postsaeason hopes may have ended Tuesday. Seymour 3, Masuk 0 (at Seymour) Game scores: 27-25, 25-20, 25-19 Notes: S—Jess Litwa had 13 kills and two aces and Myranda Williams had 25 assists. M—Lauren Middlemass had 11 kills. PHOTOS: Seymour sweeps Masuk West Haven 3, Platt […]

CCC: Adding Avon, enrollment changes cause conference realignment

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BRISTOL>> Starting in the fall of 2015, Avon will leave the NCCC and join the Central Connecticut Conference. The state’s largest conference becomes even bigger. But with the addition of a 33rd school comes division realignment. Under the current system for the majority of sports, there are four divisions based on geographic location. Under the new […]

CCC: Major realignment set for 2015-16

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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.
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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. […]