Track and Field: Conference recap

Fairfield Ludlowe's Emma Koether won the 400 and placed second in the 200 at the FCIAC Championships last Tuesday in Danbury.

The track and field postseason is officially underway! Conference meets have wrapped up and the state meets start on Monday. Below are links all the conference results and state meet information start lists. State Meet Start Lists Class LL Class L Class MM Class M Class S   SCC Champions: Hillhouse (boys); Mercy (girls) Results […]

SLC Track and Field Championships: Coginchaug girls capture another crown

Photo by Jimmy Zanor - The Middletown Press
The Coginchaug girls outdoor track and field team celebrates after winning the Shoreline Conference championship on Wednesday in Durham. The Blue Devils earned 144 points, while runner-up Old Saybrook had 125 points.

DURHAM >> There were Shoreline and state cross country titles in the fall. And a surreal indoor season, fueled by a record-breaking 4×800 team, that included another Shoreline title and trips to the prestigious Millrose Games and nationals. On Wednesday, the Coginchaug girls outdoor track and field team completed a memorable 2014-15 Triple Crown by […]

Six to be inducted into Guilford Hall of Fame June 7

Six people will be inducted into the 14th annual Guilford Athletics Hall of Fame ceremony to be held June 7 at Woodwinds in Branford. The inductees are: John Garvey (1987), a former Parade All-American in soccer who went onto play professionally, including the LA Galaxy in the team’s first season in the MLS; Eric Watts […]

Track and Field: Staples girls, Danbury boys win FCIAC titles


DANBURY >> Tuesday afternoon, just enough turned out to be enough for the Staples High girls’ track and field team. At Danbury High, Staples picked up seven first-place finishes and held off Danbury to win the FCIAC Championship crown with 114 points. Danbury was second (113) and Ridgefield finished third (104). “Our girls just gave […]

Outdoor track and field: Mercy, Hillhouse claim SCC titles

(Peter Hvizdak - New Haven Register)
Gabby Curtis of Wilbur Cross High School runs to victory in the 100-meter girls hurdles with a time of 14.75 during the SCC Track and Field Championships at Sheehan High School Tuesday.

WALLINGFORD >> While American Pharoah is making headlines for chasing the rare horse racing Triple Crown, Mercy High captured a triple crown of its own. After the Tigers won a cross country title in the fall and an indoor track championship in the winter, they polished off the school year with a third conference crown […]

Track and Field: SCC Championship Performance List

Action from the SCC Western Sectionals at Amity Regional High School in Woodbridge on 5/18/2015.  Photo by Arnold Gold/New Haven Register

The Southern Connecticut Conference Track and Field Championships will take place Tuesday afternoon at Sheehan High (1 p.m.). Here is the link to the performance list for each event. The Amity boys enter the meet as the three-time defending champs, Amity girls are the two-time defending champions. Live results can be found on Last […]

Boys Track and Field: Winning culture has finally arrived at Derby

Left to right, Damir Poric Sr., Ben Garcia Jr.(captain), Eric Hicks Sr., Roberto Soto Sr. (captain)., Brian Eliasson Sr. Mot pictured Petersen Isaac Sr. Photo by Cathy Avalone/Register

DERBY >> It’s a Wednesday afternoon at Derby High. The track team is warming up inside the small gymnasium. There is no outdoor track, so practices almost always begin inside. In between dictating warmup drills, Derby coach Nick DiLuggo has one eye on his team and one eye on his two children, who have just […]

Track: Berkshire League Festival results

Decathlon 1- Cain Hardisty (Nonnewaug) 4558 2- Jackson Morrow (Lewis Mills) 4354 3- Zach Tuxbury (Northwest Regional) 4109 Heptathlon 1-Sam Marovsky (Shepaug) 3451 2- Maggie Dahill (Northwestern Regional) 3411 3- Emily Geyselaers (Housatonic) 3289 Hammer Throw Men: 1- Kyle Root (Gilbert) 92’5″ 2- Liam Maltby ( Northwestern Regional) 84’5″ 3- Alex Irionimo (Terryville) 82’6″ Women: […]

Wednesday’s Litchfield County Roundup: Shepaug tops Northwestern in baseball

Shepaug’s baseball team (8-9; 7-9 Berkshire League) surprised Northwestern (10-9; 10-7 BL) with an 8-2 win at Ted Alex Field in Washington. Austin Dutcher held the Highlanders to four hits. Clayton Schneider led Shepaug’s 10-hit attack with three hits, four RBI and a run scored. Travis Fitch had a double and scored three runs. Logan […]

Track and Field: Amity girls, Hillhouse boys win Eastern Sectional titles

(Peter Hvizdak - New Haven Register)
Emily Criscuolo of Amity H.S. is hugged by 4x800 relay teammates Lisa Gorham, Grace Leyden and Melissa Taggart after finishing the final leg of the relay for a first place win in SCC Eastern Sectionals Track and Field meet at Amity High School Tuesday, May 19, 2015 in Woodbridge, Connecticut

WOODBRIDGE >> The Amity girls’ track team won its third straight Southern Connecticut Conference Eastern Sectional title Tuesday afternoon at Amity High. The Spartans scored 141 points to claim the crown, while Cheshire finished runner-up with 99.50 and Hillhouse was third (95). PHOTOS: SCC Eastern Sectional Meet Amity won five of the events as the […]

Track and Field: Hamden boys, Mercy girls win SCC Western Sectional crowns

Action from the SCC Western Sectionals at Amity Regional High School in Woodbridge on 5/18/2015.  Photo by Arnold Gold/New Haven Register

WOODBRIDGE >> The Hamden High boys’ track team won seven events Monday afternoon at Amity High en route to earning their second straight Southern Connecticut Conference Western Sectional title, scoring 151 points. North Haven was second (107) and Xavier was third (106). PHOTOS: SCC Western Sectional The Green Dragons were led by Evan Walker’s wins […]

Track: Nonnewaug wears two Berkshire League track crowns

Michaela Pernell of Nonnewaug crosses the finish line in the 200 meter race  at the Berkshire League championships.
Marianne Killackey/Register Citizen

LITCHFIELD >> Nonnewaug played a familiar tune at the Berkshire League Track and Field Championships Saturday, with different singers, while other teams harmonized in the background. The Chiefs’ girls team won for Coach Arleigh Duff’s 20th consecutive time, 199-115 over second-place Housatonic. The boys team, with second-year coach John Letts, won for the fifth time […]

Connecticut High School Coaches Association: 2014-15 Awards

Some of the coach of the year award winners at the CHSCA banquet Thursday night. Clockwise, from top right: Hand field hockey coach Sue Leckey, Shelton golf coach Joe LaPorta, Glastonbury girls lacrosse coach Kris Cofiell (Photos via Glastonbury HS, Shelton HS and Hand HS)

The Connecticut High School Coaches Association honored its coaches of the year Thursday night at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville. Here are the award winners: Athletic Director Gary Makowicki, Norwich Free Academy Baseball Richard Magner, Xavier Boys Basketball Ronald Pires, E.O. Smith Boys Cross Country Tom Butterfield, Hall Boys Golf Joseph LaPorta, Shelton Boys Lacrosse Brian White, […]

Track and Field: Ostberg leads stacked Danbury Dream field


The 9th annual Danbury Dream field is set, as Darien’s Alex Ostberg, who currently holds the U.S. No. 2 time in the 3,200, headlines a stacked meet. The Danbury Dream will take place this Friday evening at Danbury High starting at 8:15 p.m. There are seven events – two boys jumping events, pole vault and […]

Tuesday’s NH County Track Roundup: Derby regular-season NVL champions

Derby's boys track team clinched the NVL regular-season championship (Photo via @DerbyCTTrack on Twitter)

Derby earned the NVL’s regular-season championship by beating Seymour and Oxford Tuesday. The Red Raiders are 14-0. Elsewhere, Hand’s boys track team won the SCC Hammonasset Division title by beating Hillhouse and East Haven. Xavier won the SCC Quinnipiac Division title. Derby 85, Seymour 65; Derby 104, Oxford 40; Seymour 105, Oxford 44 (at Seymour) […]

Tuesday’s Litchfield County Roundup

HARWINTON – Litchfield’s defending Berkshire League Champion golf team (11-1; 9-0 BL) held off Lewis Mills (9-3; 8-1 BL) at Fairview Farm Tuesday afternoon 170-181. Cowboy Joe D’Andrea led the way with a 39 on the Par 36 course. Nathan Leigh was right behind him at 40. Tyler Goulet and Mike Boucher shared Mills honors […]