Boys soccer: Shelton advances to SCC semis in Friday’s roundup

Shelton 1, Branford 0 >> Wesley Kocurek scored off an assist from Isaijah Rojbles to give No. 3 seed and host Shelton the win over No. 6 Branford in an SCC tournament quarterfinal game. Valley Regional 2, Haddam-Killingworth 1 >> Garrett Hines scored the winning goal to cap off his two-goal performance in a Shoreline […]

Friday’s Litchfield County roundup: Terryville girls soccer gets past Northwestern

Terryville girls soccer edged Northwestern 2-1 on the road. The Kangaroos went into halftime tied 1-1 with the Highlanders but a key second half goal broke the tie. Terryville’s Brianna Hannion and Jenna Covello each scored a goal in the victory. Northwestern’s Kaitlyn Solak scored the Highlanders’ lone goal. Terryville’s Maria Cesar made 13 saves. […]

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 […]

CCC Soccer: Boys and girls pairings are set

The boys quarterfinals are set in the Central Connecticut Conference. Quarterfinals–Sat., Oct. 25 (at higher seed) No. 8 Glastonbury at No. 1 RHAM, 11 a.m. No. 5 E.O. Smith at No. 4 Wethersfield, 3 p.m. No. 7 Simsbury at No. 2 Farmington, TBD No. 6 Middletown at No. 3 Maloney, TBD Semifinals–Mon., Oct. 27 (at […]

Boys soccer: Platt Tech edges Kaynor in Thursday’s roundup

Connor Moore broke a scoreless tie in the second half off an assist from Roy Orellana to lift the Platt Tech boys soccer team over Kaynor Tech 1-0 in a Constitution State Conference game in Milford Thursday evening. Platt Tech out shot Kaynor Tech 22-15, and despite giving up 15 shots, goalkeeper Arcangel Homar collected […]

Wednesday’s Greater New Haven boys soccer roundup: Jake Goldstein’s two goals lead Cheshire over North Haven

Cheshire 2, North Haven 1 >> Jake Goldstein scored his second goal of the game in the 65th minute to lead the Rams to their SCC win in Cheshire. Indians goalie Joe Russo and Rams goalie Matt Skydel each had three saves. Hand 2, Notre Dame-West Haven 0 >> D.J. Hartmann and Ian Bergere scored […]

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 […]

Lewis Mills boys, girls soccer in support of Project Purple

Lewis Mills Athletic Director Dave Francalangia shows off the colors for Friday's Project Purple double header between Lewis Mills and Shepaug.(Peter Wallace - Register Citizen)

BURLINGTON >> In a Friday-night soccer double header between Lewis Mills boys (5 p.m.) and girls (7 p.m.) at Nassahegan Field against Shepaug, the first goal is to come out seeing purple. The Mills teams will wear purple uniform shirts to publicize Project Purple, a national initiative to bring about awareness and help in combatting […]

Boys soccer: Lewis Mills hold off BL rival Nonnewaug

Nonnewaug coach Toby Denman oversees the Chiefs' pre-game shot line before a match against Lewis Mills Tuesday.
Peter Wallace - Register Citizen

BURLINGTON >> After a first half featuring great goalkeeper saves, the Berkshire League’s top two boys soccer teams, Lewis Mills (12-0-1) and Nonnewaug (10-2-1), traded goals two minutes apart early in the second half. Midway through the period, Mills senior Jordan Sokol got the right pass at the right time for a 2-1 win for […]

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 […]

CCC: Adding Avon, enrollment changes cause conference realignment


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 […]

Boys soccer: E.O. Smith coach John Blomstrann wins 500th game


E.O. Smith boys soccer coach John Blomstrann became the first soccer coach, boys or girls, in state history to achieve 500 victories. Blomstrann did so on Monday, as Matt Conyers of the Hartford Courant covered the milestone win by E.O. Smith, 4-1 over Rockville. E.O. Smith reached the Class LL state tournament final in his […]

Soccer: SCC and Shoreline tournament outlook (updated)


The picture looks a little bit clearer in both the SCC and Shoreline after Monday’s games. SCC boys Your four division champions are: Hand (Hammonasset) Shelton (Housatonic) Fairfield Prep (Quinnipiac) Branford (Oronoque, wins tiebreaker over North Haven) Lyman Hall and West Haven have clinched wildcards into the eight-team tournament. Notre Dame-West Haven and Guilford control […]

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 […]