Thursday’s Star Emma Larke, Lauralton Hall softball: had two hits, two runs and an RBI in a 3-1 win over Sheehan in the SCC tournament semifinals. VOTE for Friday’s STAR until Saturday, 9 p.m.
MIDDLETOWN >> Middletown High interim baseball coach Jon Plefka has abruptly resigned from the MHS job to take a coaching position with an independent professional baseball team in a league called The Heartland of America Independent Baseball League based in Ozark, Missouri. Plefka will be the pitching coach for one of the 10 teams which will […]
WEST HAVEN >> When Amity and Notre Dame-West Haven last played, the game came down to a bevy of errors the Spartans committed in the seventh which led to an Amity a loss. On Thursday in the Southern Connecticut Conference semifinals the fifth-seeded Spartans corrected their mistakes and then some to rout top-seeded Notre Dame-West […]
PORTLAND >> Portland High was the 2014 Class S Cinderella. Maybe this time around it will be Coginchaug. The surging Blue Devils beat defending Class S champion Portland, 6-1, behind the pitching of Zach Terrill in the semifinal round of the Shoreline Conference playoffs Thursday at Dyer Field. With the win, Coginchaug advanced to the […]
Final. Masuk 1, Bunnell 0. #ctbase @MonroeCourier @StratfordStar pic.twitter.com/CGhSrts8Po — Michael Suppe (@Mike_Suppe_HAN) May 29, 2015 STRATFORD >> Cameron Kovachik outdueled Bunnell ace Ronnie Rossomondo by throwing a complete-game shutout while Sam Cleland drove home the only run of the game as Masuk topped Bunnell 1-0 to win the SWC Championship at Penders Field in […]
Wednesday’s postponed FCIAC baseball semifinal between Staples and Trinity Catholic was — once again — postponed due to the threat of rain. Not the rain itself, the threat of it. Last night, it never really rained much at Harbor Yard after the lightning delay. But considering the deluge of rain in Fairfield County on Thursday, […]
By now you should know about Fairfield’s Giancarlo Brancato’s fight with Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. The Warde basketball and baseball player was diagnosed with cancer late last year and has been undergoing chemotherapy treatments and physical therapy. Brancato, 17, has been working with with CT Challenge Center for Survivorship in Southport. The CT Challenge is a non-profit […]
East Catholic junior shortstop/pitcher Jimmy Titus is leading one of the strongest offenses in the state, as the Eagles are posting 9.6 runs per contest. As East Catholic begins its pursuit of a state crown, Titus already has some hardware to place on the shelf as the senior was named 2015 Gatorade Connecticut Player of […]
MANCHESTER>> In the marquee match-up of the season in the Central Connecticut Conference, East Catholic reigned supreme. Coming in both ranked in the top-five of the GameTimeCT/New Haven Register baseball poll, the No. 1 Eagles fought off No. 5 Southington, 5-3 on Wednesday at Jim Penders Field. Senior shortstop Jimmy Titus sparked a 3-run third […]
Video via HanRadio.com BRIDGEPORT >> From the look of his first few pitches, Wilton right-hander Jackson Ward didn’t look like he’d last one inning in the FCIAC baseball semifinals, never mind seven. His command was lost. His curveballs floated way over and behind batters’ heads. Catcher Alex Ellenthall made an early visit to the mound. […]
Tuesday’s Star Alyssa Lewandowski, Platt Tech softball: Went 4-for-4, including two triples, to help Platt Tech beat University 17-2 in the CSC tournament semifinals. Vote for Wednesday’s Star of the Day until 9 p.m. Thursday.
Boys tennis Collin Genovese and Scott Dixon of Torrington, ranked 2nd in the league in doubles, advanced to the semifinals after two wins in the opening round of the NVL tournament at Woodland High School. Ethan Barbieri, ranked No. 5in the conference won his two singles matches to advance to the semifinals. Softball Lewis Mills […]
The threat of severe thunderstorms has pushed back the South-West Conference baseball tournament final to Thursday at 7 p.m. at Bethel High School. The game was to be played today, Wednesday, at 7 at Bethel, but the approaching storms will force No. 3 Bunnell and top-seeded Masuk to wait another day. Still, the Bulldogs aren’t […]
It’s that time of year, time for postseason baseball. But while most of the conferences in the state are holding tournaments, the Central Connecticut Conference is sitting at home waiting for the state tournament to start. Last year some coaches and players said they would be in favor of a CCC tournament and that there has […]
Golf BL CHAMPIONSHIPS HARWINTON >> Litchfield’s Joe D’Andrea was low scorer at the Berkshire League All-Star Golf Tournament at Harwinton’s Fairview Farm Golf Course Tuesday. D’Andrea shot a 76, with Shepaug’s Griffin Ylagan (77) and Litchfield teammate Nathan Leigh (78) right behind him. All three golfers made the BL All-Star team, along with Tyler Goulet […]
Saturday’s Star Becaa Findley, Seymour softball: had three hits and three RBIs to help Seymour beat St. Paul 8-5 in the NVL tournament quarterfinals. Vote for Tuesday’s Star of the Day until 9 p.m. Wednesday.
No. 1 Notre Dame-West Haven, 7, No. 8 Hand 3 >> Mike Corso, Matt Montano and Chris Stankiewicz all had two hits each for Notre Dame in its SCC quarterfinal-round win at Quigley Stadium. Evan Lumpinski homered for the Green Knights (17-4). Hand dropped to 8-13. No. 5 Amity 12, No. 4 Sheehan 8 (10) […]
PORTLAND >> Portland’s magical run to the Class S state baseball title a year ago was fueled by sensational pitching, great defense and timely hitting. Well, it’s playoff time again and the Highlanders’ modus operandi is still the same. Portland upended Valley Regional, 3-1, in the Shoreline Conference quarterfinals behind a terrific complete game effort […]