All-Time New Haven Register All-Area Boys Soccer Teams

All-Area Boys Soccer Teams 2013 MVP: Pablo Perez, West Haven Coach: Brian Fitzgerald, Xavier Kenneth Callahan, Xavier Ryan Chieffo, North Haven Matt Cole, Valley Regional Max Condon, Branford Christian Koshgarian, Hand Tom Gardiner, Xavier Brian Jackson, Hand Antonio Jandreau, Lyman Hall Justin Kassouf, Foran Matthew Manzo, Shelton Daniel Murphy, Old Saybrook Noah Rattet, Guilford Dean […]

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 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

2014 Litchfield County Male Athlete of the Year, Torrington’s John McCarthy

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Growing up, most athletes try their hands at multiple sports and only a few of them, like Torrington’s John McCarthy, excel like he did in his four years as a Red Raider. McCarthy just finished his high school career where he was a three-year varsity athlete in three different sports. He was the last line […]

Peter Hamasian named next West Haven boys soccer coach

West Haven boys soccer coach Pete Hamasian (photo courtesy of West Haven High School)

Peter Hamasian, an Albertus Magnus graduate with ties to the soccer community in greater New Haven, will be named the next West Haven boys soccer coach, the school announced Monday evening. Hamasian, 25, played soccer at Hamden and then four years at Albertus Magnus, including two years as team captain. He comes over from Hand-Madison’s […]

Torrington High School field project delayed a year, must go back out to bid

The sprinklers inadvertently go off during a Torrington vs. Wilby football game this past fall. The turf field for Torrington high school will go back out to bid and the completion date will be pushed back a year.
Laurie Gaboardi - Register Citizen

By Isaac Avilucea @IsaacAvilucea on Twitter TORRINGTON >> “Go back, talk to the mayor, and get them to pony up the money.” It was Andrew Nargi’s way of telling Ed Arum, chairman of the turf committee, the Board of Education would not approve a measure floating the turf committee money, on paper, for Torrington […]

CPTV Sports’ Game Time highlights the 2014 CSWA Gold Key recipients

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It was a very special edition of CPTV Sports’ Game Time show last week as host John Holt with an assist by Collinsvilley Press editor Gerry deSimas Jr. highlighted the recipients of the 2014 Connecticut Sports Writers Alliance Gold Key award. This year’s winners include West Haven football coach Ed McCarthy, UConn men’s soccer coach […]

Boys soccer: Conard’s Souza named Gatorade State Player of Year

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Matheus Souza of Conard has been named the 2013 Gatorade Connecticut Boys Soccer Player of the Year. Souza, a senior forward had 24 goals and 10 assists this past season, leading the Chieftains (13-5-2) to the Class LL state tournament quarterfinals. His efforts earned him Connecticut Junior Soccer Association Male High School Player of the […]

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 […]

RHAM athlete killed in Wednesday morning accident

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Garrett Campen, an 18-year old RHAM soccer and football player, died in an early Wednesday morning car accident, the Hartford Courant has reported. According to the story, Campen, who played soccer before switching to football his senior year, was on his way to school when the Huyndai he was driving spun out of control attempting […]

Former Nonnewaug soccer coach Sheikh finds success coaching at Elms College

Coach Jared Sheikh along with some of his players, after leading Elms College to the NECC conference championship this past fall and a berth in the Division III NCAA Tournament. 
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NEW HARTFORD >> Wind rages outside. Inside, it’s recruiting season for college soccer coaches. Proof comes as close as New Hartford resident Jared Sheikh. By day, Sheikh works in his first year as a Torrington High School biology teacher. The rest of the time, he looks for players to help him take Elms College men’s […]

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 […]

New Haven County boys soccer MVP: Pablo Perez, West Haven

New Haven County All Area boys soccer MVP, Pablo Perez of West Haven.  Photo by Arnold Gold/New Haven Register

The numbers alone don’t speak to the importance of Pablo Perez to West Haven this season. Sixteen goals and 14 assists are certainly impressive enough statistics for the Southern Connecticut Conference’s MVP. Then consider the extra defensive attention Perez received this season for being the Westies’ top scoring threat and it should come as no […]

New Haven County All-Area Boys Soccer Team

Pablo Perez — MVP West Haven, Sr., M Stats: Had 16 goals and 14 assists for the Westies. Honors: Player of the Year for the Southern Connecticut Conference and the Greater New Haven Soccer Officials Association. Off the field: Peer advocate. Up next: Among the colleges he may play at next season include Rhode Island […]

2013 Litchfield County’s All-Area Boys Soccer Team

MVP- Shane Bierfeldt  Torrington, Sr. Midfield Stats: Torrington resident scored 18 goals and 16 assists and helped lead the Red Raiders to a school record of 15 regular season wins. Bierfeldt led the Red Raiders to the Copper Division title and a second place finish in the NVL Tournament.  Finished his career with 29 career […]

Litchfield County’s All-Area Boys Soccer MVP Shane Bierfeldt, Torrington

Shane Bierfeldt – MVP Torrington, Sr. Midfield Stats: Torrington resident scored 18 goals and 16 assists and helped lead the Red Raiders to a school record of 15 regular season wins. Bierfeldt led the Red Raiders to the Copper Division title and a second place finish in the NVL Tournament. Finished his career with 29 career goals. Honors: Two-time All-NVL selection (2012-2013). Selected to play in the Senior Bowl.

Sean Meenaghan - Register Citizen

The Torrington boys’ soccer team didn’t achieve its preseason goal of winning the NVL Championship or making it deep into the Class L State Tournament, but one thing they did do was become the winningest team in school history, going 15-1 in the regular season. Senior midfielder Shane Bierfeldt was a big reason why, in […]

State soccer players named to All-American teams

The National Soccer Coaches Association of America has announced the 2013 NSCAA High School All-America Teams. The following players represent Connecticut:   Brittany Champagne (Suffield), F Samantha Grasso (St. Joseph), F Matheus Souza (Conard), F Sean Sullivan (Suffield), F Sabrina Toole (St. Joseph), D    

All-SCC Boys Soccer Teams

All-Hammonasset Division Brian Jackson (Hand), Christian Koshgarian (Hand), Noah Rattet (Guilford), Justin Kassouf (Foran), Wyatt Vilaseca (Guilford), Rich Sangster (Hand), Julian Yuliawan (Foran), Cedrick Lingane (Foran), Griffin Wray (Hand), Herbie Pritchard (Law), Antonio Gjuraj (Law), Nick Nelson (Hand) All-Oronoque Division Max Condon (Branford), Ryan Chieffo (North Haven), Liam Daley (Branford), Zach Tabak (North Haven), Hunter […]

All-Southwest Conference Boys Soccer Team

Will Bracken, Barlow Tre Bonaparte, Masuk  Tom Burkhart, Brookfield Pete Gaffney, Barlow Jung Kang, Pomperaug Kostika Kosova, Pomperaug Drew Lagaipa, Barlow Adrian Lekaj, New Milford Frankie Lugossy, Weston Michael McCourt, Bethel Joao Moraes, Notre Dame Matt Mossbarger, Newtown Josh Poisson, Bunnell Logan Puleri, Newtown Andre Riello, Immaculate Andrew Rios, Stratford Niko Stephantos, New Milford Tom […]