Track and Field: Hand pole vaulters reaching new heights

Daniel Hand pole vaulter Rich Sangster works out during practice on Monday.  pcasolino@newhavenregister.com

MADISON >> Hand junior Ian Bergere sprints down the runway, plants his pole and drives his body upward toward the sky. Soaring nearly 15 feet above the earth, he lets his mind go blank. In a matter of seconds, so much can go right or wrong. When attempting to clear the bar and fall backward […]

Wednesday’s New Haven County boys track roundup: Berkovich leads Foran to three-win sweep

Boys track Foran sweeps (at Milford) Team scores: Foran 84, Sheehan 66; Foran 112.5, Fairfield Prep 36.5; Foran 101 vs East Haven 49 4×800 Prep 8:51 (Alvarado, Hilton, Mulliken, Scholl); 4×100 Foran 46.7 (Berkovich, Haynes, Gee, Longley); 110HH: Baum Sheehan 16.1; 100 Berkovich Foran 11.6; 1600 Alvarado FP 4:52; 300IH: Baum S 44.4; 400: Hourigan […]

Track and Field: New look for O’Grady Relays

Press Release This weekend Danbury will be hosting an expanded and very talented field  of boys and girls high school and middle school track teams in the 34th annual O’Grady Relays.  Teams from Connecticut and Massachusetts as well as local high schools and middle school track teams will be participating in this prestigious track event. […]

Tuesday’s Litchfield County roundup: Wolcott Tech volleyball remains unbeaten

Wolcott Tech earned its third victory of the season, defeating Wethersfield 3-0 in straight sets. Wolcott Tech won 25-9; 25-19; 25-19. The Wildcats’ Matt Dell’Agnese had 26 assists, nine digs, three aces, two kills, one block. Tyler Kackowski had 14 kills, 15 digs and five aces. Wethersfield’s Mark Cloutier had 10 kills and 10 digs. […]

Monday’s NH County track roundup: Law boys, girls post wins

Boys track Law 106, Platt Tech 43 (at Milford) 4X800 Law 9:35.7 (Paulus, Gambardella, Gjuarj, Baker); 4X100 Law 46.9 (Thibault, Murray, German, Garlock); 110HH Law 16.5 (Lawless); High Jump Law 5’0 (Williamson); Javelin Law 121’8 (Thammavongsa); 100M Platt 11.8 (Teele); 1600M Law 5:14 (Gambardella); Long Jump Law 16’10 (Williamson); 400M Law 56’9 (Siddall); Pole Vault […]

Friday’s New Haven County boys track roundup

North Haven – 88, Wilbur Cross – 62 4x800m– Cross 9:08.5 – Matt Ricketts, Enoch Cain, Ryan MClean, Roland Galberth; 4x100m– Cross 45.9 – Stevie Swinson, Doud Akok, Fred Jackson, Wali McKelvey; 110mh— North Haven 16.6 – Nick Sbabo; 100m— North Haven 12.0 – Emadi Okawousa; 1600m—North Haven 5:04.5 – Jesse Morrow; 400m—Cross 52.7 – […]

Thursday’s New Haven County boys track roundup

BRANFORD WINS TWO (at Branford) Team scores: Branford 102, East Haven 48; Branford 119, Guilford 31; East Haven 102, Guilford 31 4×800-Guilford 9:16.2 Sal Siciliano, Ben Siciliano, Corey Gambardella, Sam Sessions; 4×110 East Haven A. Milano, G. Pates, M. McClay, A. Montsero 47.7; 110 HH Santino Giannini Branford 16.1; 100 Meters Jordan Basilicato Branford 11.7; […]

Wednesday’s New Haven County boys track roundup

HillHouse 93 Law 57 4×800 HH 9:35.6(Dorsey, Burke, Brown,Sena); 4×100 HH 44.7 (Maddox,Swain, Wise, Smith); 110HH HH 15.2 (Fletcher); 100M HH 11.4 (Wise); Javelin Law 118’9 (Negron); 1600M Law 4:56 (Doucette); Pole Vault Law 11’0 (Thibault); 400M HH 52.3 (Swain); Long Jump HH 18’.0 1/2 (Karim); 300IM HH 42.9 (Maddox); 800M HH 2:20(Fletcher); Shot Put […]

Wednesday’s New Haven County area postponements

BASEBALL CSC Whitney Tech at Vinal Tech, ppd., TBA NVL St. Paul at Seymour, ppd. to Saturday, noon Ansonia at Woodland, ppd. to Saturday, 1 p.m. Shoreline North Branford at Old Lyme, ppd. to Thursday, 3:45 p.m. Portland at Haddam-Killingworth Westbrook at Coginchaug, ppd. to Thursday, 3:45 p.m. Cromwell at Valley Regional, ppd. to Thursday, […]

Wednesday’s Litchfield County postponements

Baseball Gilbert at Housatonic, 4 p.m.  PPD to April 22 at 4 p.m. Thomaston at Lewis Mills, 3:45 p.m. PPD to TBA Wamogo at Litchfield, 3:45 p.m. PPD to April 22 at 3:45 p.m. Oxford at Nonnewaug, 3:45 p.m. PPD to Friday at 1 p.m. Terryville at Northwestern, 3:45 p.m. PPD to Friday at 2 […]

2:30 p.m. UPDATE: Rain-rain go away…Tuesday’s New Haven County Postponements

Below are the postponements for today’s (Tuesday’s) games Tuesday Postponements Baseball SWC Bunnell at Pomperaug, ppd. to Wed., 4:15 p.m. Notre Dame-Fairfield at Stratford, ppd. indefinitely CSC O’Brien Tech at Wilcox Tech, ppd. to Wed., 3:45 p.m. Preps Hamden Hall at Hopkins, ppd. indefinitely Softball SWC Immaculate at Stratford, ppd. indefinitely SCC Amity at Sheehan, […]

Thursday’s New Haven County boys track roundup: Yuan leads Spartans to two wins

Boys track Amity wins two (at Woodbridge) Team results: Amity 110, Foran 40; Amity 125, Lyman Hall 17; Foran 108, Lyman Hall 35. 100 Meters: Ricks, Cory, (Amity) 11.86; 200: Timpko, Joshua (Amity) 23.82; 400: Feola, Benjamin (Amity) 53.13; 800: Yuan, Michael (Amity) 2:06.70; 1600: Yuan, Michael (Amity) 4:38.93; 3200: MacKay, Christopher (Amity) 10:09.90; 110 […]

Thursday’s Litchfield County roundup: Northwestern tennis comes back to beat Nonnewaug

Local roundup Girls tennis Northwestern 5 Nonnewaug 2 >> The Highlanders trailed 2-0 after the first two single matches, then won the next two singles matches and all three of the doubles matches to defeat the Chiefs. Marci Nelson defeated Sarah Nelson 9-8 (10-8) to kickstart Northwestern’s comeback. Boys golf Avon 167 Lewis Mills 197 […]

Wednesday’s Litchfield County roundup: Lewis Mills baseball wins on walkoff

Local Roundup Baseball Lewis Mills 10 Shepaug 9 >> Behind a seven run seventh, Lewis Mills defeated Shepaug 10-9. Lewis Mills’ Justin Gallicchio hit a two RBI walkoff single. Jacob Naparstek picked up the victory while Shepaug’s Dave DeMeo got the loss. Shepaug’s Clayton Schneider had a double and RBI. Logan Racz had a triple […]

Track and Field 2014: Conn. distance runners are miles ahead of the rest

Fairfield Warde's Cate Allen, Staples' Hannah DeBalsi and Danae Rivers of Wilbur Cross enter the outdoor track season as three of best runners in the state. Photo by Melanie Stengel/Register

Hannah DeBalsi closed her eyes trying to contain her jubilance. She couldn’t. Cate Allen grinned. Danae Rivers laughed. It was a rare Tuesday afternoon in March when three of Connecticut’s most talented female high school distance runners were together, but not on a track. Instead, they sat in a photo studio getting their portraits taken. […]

Track and Field 2014: Top 5 storylines this outdoor season

Chaslynn Saucier of Wilbur Cross will be a key member of the team and sprint medley relay. The Governors finished second in the nation during the indoor season.

Can Wilbur Cross girls repeat indoor success? The Wilbur Cross girls’ indoor team won its first SCC and State Open title since 2004 this past winter. They have small numbers but multi-talented athletes that will score points. They’ll be challenged in a deep field, but have a shot to back-to-back. How fast can Alvarado run? […]

Track and Field 2014: Top 5 can’t miss meets

The 2014 outdoor State Open is the must-see track event this year in Connecticut.

O’Grady Relays, April 25-26, Danbury One of the state’s premier meets where the relays take the center stage. Middletown Invitational, May 2-3, Middletown This two-day event is an early look at the teams and talent across the state. Danbury Dream Invitational, May 16, Danbury Held on a Friday evening, it usually attracts some of the […]

Track and Field 2014: Top 10 Athletes to Watch

Amity's Zoie Reed returns as one of the state's top jumpers.

GIRLS Destiney Coward    Sr.    East Haven    Throws Had a breakout indoor season where she won the State Open shot put title; capable of throwing over 40 feet. Taylor Drayton    Sr.    Oxford    Throws Returns as one of the top throwers in the shot and discus. Won shot put (41-9) Open title last spring, finished third (123-9) […]

Renovations to Torrington’s sports complex will soon get under way

Peter Wallace — Register Citizen
Coach Mike Tyler holds a piece of the old track - a quarter inch thick. The new surface will be three times the old thickness.

TORRINGTON >> Take a long look at the Torrington High School’s Robert H. Frost Sports Complex. As of May 7, good and bad memories alike disappear with the turn of a shovel, the first spade full of dirt toward completion of a $2.7 million renovation funded by the state. The project was opened for bids […]