By Brian Zahn, New Haven Register NEW HAVEN >> Construction on Bowen Field, the athletic field outside James Hillhouse High School, recently was completed after about 15 months of work, according to O&G Industries, the construction company contracted to do the job. The project includes a newly renovated synthetic turf field, an eight-lane track, various […]
After a successful outdoor track and field regular-season, Old Saybrook senior Lucas Sumby’s goal and focus was to do well in the 110-meter high hurdles at the CIAC Class S meet. He would also compete in the pole vault and 300 hurdles and expected those events to be very competitive in the postseason. When his […]
The 2016 New Haven Register Boys Track and Field Team. Compiled by Dan Nowak. Portraits by Peter Hvizdak unless noted. Most Valuable Player Lucas Sumby Old Saybrook, Senior Stats: At the New England meet he was second in the 110 hurdles (14.81) and eighth in the pole vault (13 feet, 3 inches), at the State Open […]
The Branford High sports community is mourning again for one of its own. Scott Jenkin, a member of the Branford Sports Hall of Fame, and a former assistant football coach and co-head coach of the boys track program at the high school, died Sunday night in his home in East Haven. He was 54. Jenkin […]
From Gatorade Press Release: In its 31st year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, in collaboration with USA TODAY High School Sports, today announced Eric Van der Els of Brien McMahon High School as its 2015-16 Gatorade Connecticut Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year. Van der Els is […]
Softball Quinnipiac Division Madison Watts (West Haven), Ally Marron (West Haven), Bernadette Kingsbury (Sacred Heart Academy), Emily Drezek (Sacred Heart Academy), Ireland Miessau (Lauralton Hall), Christina Cottrell (Lauralton Hall), Emma Larke (Lauralton Hall), Brianna Craft (Hamden), Tiff Mangiameli (Mercy), Michelle Theilgard (Mercy), Danielle Lajoie (Mercy). Oronoque Division Marrissa Minore (Branford), Ashley Arroyo (Career), Lauren Card […]
Mike Griffith of East Haven won the decathlon Tuesday with 5,915 points at Willow Brook Park in New Britain. Griffith, a senior, built himself a big lead Monday by winning the long jump (21 feet, 8.25 inches) and the shot put (40-6.75), placing second in the 100-meter dash (11.34 seconds) and fourth in the 400 […]
Jessica Drop of Coginchaug won the 3200-meter run (10:17.54) and finished second in the 1600 (4:49.47) at Saturday’s 71st New England Interscholastic Track & Field Championship Meet at New Britain. Jacqueline Gaughan of Exeter, Mass. finished second and Hannah DeBalsi of Staples placed third in the 3200 while Jessica’s sister Samantha finished seventh (10:46.69). Bridget […]
BASEBALL Class LL Amity 4, Warde 3 ••• Class L Notre Dame-WH 5, East Lyme 2 (8) ••• Class M Wolcott 3, Northwestern 2 ••• Class S St. Paul 4, Morgan 2 SOFTBALL Class LL Cheshire 5, Amity 0 PHOTO GALLERY ••• Class L Fitch 2, Masuk 0 PHOTO GALLERY ••• Class M Seymour 1, Rocky Hill […]
NEW BRITAIN >> When Samantha Stevens left Willow Brook Park last Wednesday, the Shelton junior was not in a mood to celebrate despite winning the shot put and finishing second in the discus at the CIAC Class LL Track and Field Championships. A foul on her final attempt in the discus prevented her from walking […]
The 2016 CIAC Track and Field State Open begins Monday, June 6 at Willow Brook Park in New Britain. The events begin at 1:30 p.m. Follow the live blog below for Twitter updates — including photos and videos from the events. You can also get complete, updated results as they come in from NESTiming.com. LIVE […]
NEW BRITAIN >> Records were dropping at the Class S championship meet on Thursday at Willowbrook Park. Jessica Drop added the latest chapter to her incredible high school running career by setting meet records in both the 1,600 and 3,200 meters. “It’s exciting, because I had never run the 3,200 at states,” said Drop, a […]
Wednesday’s Star Katie Koshes, Amity softball: Allowed one hit, struck out 14 and had an RBI in a 3-1 win over South Windsor in the Class LL second round.
The five 2016 CIAC Track and Field championships begin Tuesday and continue through to Thursday. Keep up to date with live stats from NES Timing via the CIAC. Championship Schedule CLASS LL CHAMPIONS: Danbury (boys), Ridgefield (girls) Wednesday, June 1 at Willow Brook Park, New Britain. LIVE STATS CLASS L CHAMPIONS: Wethersfield (boys); Windsor (girls) Tuesday, May 31 […]
NEW BRITAIN >> Janaia Skibitcky soared to the Class LL long jump and triple jump titles for the second straight year but when the Cheshire High senior looks back on Wednesday’s festivities at Willow Brook Park, her winning efforts will not be her most precious recollections. Skibitcky ran the anchor leg on the Rams’ third-place […]
MIDDLETOWN >> Windsor’s boys won the boys Class MM outdoor track championship and Avon won the girls title by a point over Nonnewaug, 61-60, Wednesday at Middletown High School to complete a sweep by the Central Connecticut Conference. The MM sweep followed a Class L sweep by the CCC — Wethersfield boys and Windsor girls […]
Tuesday’s STAR Lindsay Golia, North Branford softball: Pitched a no-hitter and struck out 15 in a 7-0 win over Bethel in the Class M first round.
MIDDLETOWN >> During both the second and third legs of the girls 1,600 meter relay rival coaches could be heard stating, “That is Danae, that is Danae.” Once the baton was passed to the Wilbur Cross anchor runner, there was no question that this time it really was Danae Rivers making up substantial ground to […]
Seymour’s C.J. Falcioni won the discus with a distance of 138 feet, 9 inches to lead the Wildcats to a second place team finish with 65.5 points in the CIAC Class M outdoor track and field championships in New Britain on Tuesday. Northwest Catholic was the team champion with 87 points. Haddam-Killingworth’s Cameron Garrelts won […]
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