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

Girls Soccer All-Area Teams 2013 Coach: Scott McMahon, Guilford MVP: Tanya Altrui, Branford Nicole Basilicato, Guilford Julia Carr, Guilford Angela Ciaramella, Sacred Heart Academy Shea Connors, Wilbur Cross Emma Dunleavy, Lauralton Hall Cassie Giza, Amity Dakota Kelly, Amity Kendra Landy, Mercy Tori Loukakes, Guilford Alexandra Pelletier, Cheshire Dana Monz, Hopkins Mary Verneris, Sacred Heart Academy […]

2014 girls soccer: Cheshire a force to be reckoned with

The Cheshire girls soccer team returns 17 seniors and 13 starters from a 13-5 season a year ago. The Rams finished at 13-5 and won the SCC Housatonic Division. They were the only team to beat Guilford, the Class L state champions, and they did it twice (4-3 and 3-2). Led by Alexandra Pelletier, a […]

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

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Schedules for the 2014 Fall Sports Season, via CIACsports.com. 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

St. Joseph girls soccer ranked No. 22 nationally in Top Drawer Soccer’s FAB 50

St. Joseph celebrates its 2-1 victory over Suffield in the Class LL girls soccer championship (Photo: Mary Albl)

St. Joseph’s girls soccer team, which heads into 2014 having won back-to-back state championships (last year in Class LL, 2012 in Class M) and three straight FCIAC titles, saw some national attention thrown its way with the release of the TopDrawerSoccer.com preseason FAB 50 girls soccer teams. The Cadets were ranked No. 22 behind Sacred […]

Girls soccer: Dave Dikranian named Hand coach

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Dave Dikranian is the new girls soccer coach at Hand High.

Dave Dikranian has been named the new girls soccer coach at Hand. He replaces Katie Keogh, who took the same position at Cheshire Academy. This the first varsity coaching job for Dikranian, 42, who used to coach with South Central Premier before starting his own Victory Soccer Academy a few years ago, where he works […]

Girls Soccer: Wayne Mones named Notre Dame of Fairfield head coach

The Notre Dame of Fairfield girls’ soccer team is getting a new coach. First reporter from The Hour, Norwalk’s Athletic Director Wayne Mones stepped down at the end of the year from his position, and when the NDFairfield girls’ soccer coaching job became available, it was a perfect fit for him. Mones, who has a […]

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.
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By Isaac Avilucea iavilucea@registercitizen.com @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 […]

Sticking together: Trio of Ludlowe athletes headed Gettysburg

Fairfield Ludlowe's Kirssy Bradley, Alex Wykoff and Ali Gorab are all headed to Gettysburg College this fall for athletics.

FAIRFIELD >> After four years of athletics together at the high school level, Fairfield Ludlowe’s Krissy Bradley, Ali Gorab and Alex Wykoff will continue their playing careers at the next level together. The trio, who led the Falcons to the quarterfinals of the Class LL State Girls’ Soccer Tournament this past fall, are headed to […]

CCC softball: Southington readies for title defense

First-year Southington softball coach Davina Hernandez hits her outfielder's fly balls Wednesday afternoon at practice.
Derek Turner - GameTimeCT

Coming off its 15th state title, the winningest softball program in the state has its eyes on yet another. Davina Hernandez enters her first season as Southington’s head coach, taking over for John Bores who retired after last season’s state championship. She has the team excited to get started. “Everyone just wants to be outside. […]

Trumbull’s Makoski named director of ops, associate soccer coach at Christian Heritage

Trumbull native Manya Makoski has been named the director of operations and associate girls soccer coach at Christian Heritage in Trumbull, according to the Trumbull Times. Makoski, a former two-time NH Register All-Area performer at Trumbull under coach Abe Breslow, was previously an assistant coach with the Notre Dame-Fairfield girls soccer program. Makoski was a […]

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 […]

Girls soccer: McCauley earns state Gatorade award for second straight year

Sarah McCauley of Chase Collegiate School has been selected as the 2013 Gatorade Connecticut Girls Soccer Player of the Year for the second straight year. The award recognizes not only outstanding athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the field. The 5-foot-7 senior forward 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 girls soccer MVP: Tanya Altrui, Branford

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New Haven County All Area girls soccer MVP Tanya Altrui of Branford.

The Branford girls soccer team just completed its best season ever. Nineteen victories. Appearances in both the SCC and Class L state tournament finals. Just three losses. ALL-AREA TEAM SLIDESHOW At the forefront of that success was the 2013 Register Area MVP Tanya Altrui. Altrui would be the first to tell you the team as […]

New Haven County All-Area girls soccer team

Tanya Altrui – MVP Branford, Sr., M Stats: Finished with 24 goals and four assists to lead Branford to the SCC tournament and Class L state finals. Finished her career with 38 goals and 26 assists. Honors: Two-time All-Area pick is also a three-time All-SCC Oronoque Division and two-time coaches All-State selection. Named SCC Player […]

2013 Litchfield County’s All-Area Girls Soccer Team

Taylor Pestritto Torrington Sr. Sweeper Stats: Finished with six goals and five assists. Honors: Named to the All-NVL team, All-Copper Team as a sophomore (2011) and junior (2012).

Sean Meenaghan - Register Citizen

MVP – Bailey Pace Lewis Mills, Sr. Forward Stats: Finished with 34 goals and eight assist to help lead Lewis Mills to the Berkshire League title and undefeated regular season 16-0. Honors: Named to the All-State team. Two-time First-Team All-Berkshire League (2012-2013). Slideshow of team Taylor Pestritto Torrington Sr. Sweeper Stats: Finished with six goals […]

Litchfield County’s All-Area Girls Soccer MVP Bailey Pace, Lewis Mills

Bailey Pace - MVP Lewis Mills, Sr. Forward Stats: Finished with 34 goals and eight assist to help lead Lewis Mills to the Berkshire League title and undefeated regular season 16-0. Honors: Named to the All-State team. Two-time First-Team All-Berkshire League (2012-2013).

Sean Meenaghan - Register Citizen

“I try to work hard for my team,” smiled Lewis Mills senior Bailey Pace. “Working hard” meant 34 goals for the Lewis Mills girls soccer team this year. In some ways, the feat seems easier considering the Spartans went undefeated in a regular season in which they out-scored opponents 109-6. Think again. Being the top […]

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 Girls Soccer Teams

All-Housatonic Division Dakota Kelly (Amity), Alexandra Pelletier (Cheshire), Joelle MarkAnthony (Sheehan), Zoie Reed (Amity), Leah Chamberlain (Cheshire), Alessandra Lamberti (Cheshire), Laurel Bailey (Shelton), Ania Spina (Sheehan), Hannah Bonitz (Cheshire), Cassie Giza (Amity), Krista Petersen (Lyman Hall), Samantha Hartmayer (Shelton)  All-Quinnipiac Division Kendra Landy (Mercy), Marisa Pacapelli (West Haven), Mary Verneris (Sacred Heart Academy), Alex Zampini […]