2015 New Haven Register Area Boys Volleyball MVP: Erik Kocur, Shelton

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With Erik Kocur out of the lineup, the Shelton boys volleyball team was a completely different squad. The Gaels were still a talented unit, but Kocur’s absence was certainly apparent. Kocur did not play against Greenwich in the first round of the Class L state tournament this season due to orientation at UConn. Shelton dropped […]

2015 New Haven Register All-Area Boys Volleyball Team

Photo: Catherine Avalone

Most Valuable Player Erik Kocur Shelton, Sr., outside hitter Stats: Averaged 15 kills, nine digs and two aces per game for the Gaels, who went 20-3, won the SCC tournament championship and advanced to the Class L state semifinals. Honors: Was an All-SCC and Class L coaches all-state selection, was selected to play in the […]

Here’s the CIAC’s official Spring Sports championship recap video

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The CIAC today released a comprehensive highlight video of all the spring sports state championships via the coverage of NFHS Network and CPTV Sports. It features 21 events, from track, to tennis, volleyball, softball, lacrosse and baseball. It’s 22 minutes of bliss. Related: The Top 25 Moments from Spring Championship Weekend.

Derek’s picks: Best games of the 2015 spring season

East Catholic's Logan Greene connects for his sixth inning home run, the first of three for the Eagles in the inning, vs. North Branford in the Class M quarterfinals on Friday at Jim Penders Field. Derek Turner-GameTimeCT

After a wild and wacky spring championship weekend, it’s time for another episode of Derek’s picks. This is where Derek Turner picks some of the top games he saw during the season. They don’t have to be game he wrote about, but they have to have been seen with his own two eyes (or four […]

2015 Spring State Championship Scoreboard, Story Links

The Amity Spartans Baseball team celebrates its "Three-Peat" Class LL win over Staples of Westport Saturday at Palmer field in Middletown. (Photo John Vanacore)

Baseball CLASS LL Amity 8, Staples 1   CLASS L North Haven 3, East Lyme 2   CLASS M Sheehan 5, Montville 0   CLASS S Northwest Catholic 5, Morgan 1   Softball CLASS LL Southington 5, Cheshire 4   CLASS L East Haven 4, Fitch 2   CLASS M Oxford 4, St. Joseph 0   CLASS S Holy Cross 4, Thomaston 0 […]

Wednesday’s star: Mike DeRosa, North Haven; vote for Friday’s Star of the Day

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Wednesday’s Star Mike DeRosa, North Haven baseball: Had two doubles in a 7-2 Class L semifinal victory over Windsor. Vote for Friday’s State of the Day until 9 p.m. Saturday

Boys Volleyball: Newington wins third Class M title in four years

The Newington boys volleyball team poses with its second straight Class M state championship trophy and third in four years. Derek Turner-GameTimeCT

SHELTON>> The Shelton High School gym has become like a second home for the Newington boys volleyball team in recent years. The final stop on the road to a state championship. On Friday the Indians made the trip once again and again left as state champions. Top-seeded Newington beat second-seeded Joel Barlow in four sets (25-21, […]

Boys Volleyball: Ridgefield repeats as Class L champions

The Ridgefield boys volleyball team celebrates its second straight Class L title with a 3-1 win over FCIAC rival Darien. Derek Turner-GameTimeCT

SHELTON>> The Ridgefield boys volleyball team redeemed its only loss of the year with an even bigger win — a state championship. Darien ruined the Tigers chance at a perfect season by beating them 3-2 in the finals of the FCIAC tournament, but Ridgefield returned the favor defeating the Blue Wave in four sets (23-25, […]

Live Blog: The CIAC Boys Volleyball Championships

Newington's boys volleyball team celebrates their 2014 Class M title, a 3-0 victory over Oxford, Friday, June 23 in Shelton (Photo Peter Hvizdak)

Follow a live Twitter feed from the CIAC boys volleyball championships Friday night. You can also watch the matches online at the NFHS Network (subscription required). CIAC Spring Championship Scoreboard, Broadcast Links FRIDAY CLASS M — Newington vs. Joel Barlow Shelton 5:00 [Live Feed] CLASS L — Ridgefield vs. Darien Shelton 7:00 [Live Feed] Live […]

Class boys volleyball: Darien advances to Class L final over Shelton; Newington reaches M final

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Class L No. 2 Darien 3, No. 3 Shelton 1 >> The second-seeded Blue Wave advanced to the Class L state final with a 21-25, 25-17, 25-20, 26-24 win in the semifinals at Fairfield. Grant Fevrier had 21 kills, five digs and two blocks, Rhodric McCurdy had 40 assists, four digs and two blocks and […]

Class M Volleyball: Game One comeback keys a semifinal win for Barlow over Wolcott Tech

Wolcott Tech coach Ray Tanguay steered his Wildcats to Tech’s fourth boys’ volleyball semifinal in the 16 years since he founded the program. Peter Wallace — Register Citizen

SHELTON >> No. 2 Joel Barlow got on its horse for a seven-point comeback late in Game One of a CIAC Class M semifinal match against No. 3 Wolcott Tech Monday night at Shelton High School. The Falcons rode the confidence boost to a 3-1 (26-24, 25-20, 22-25, 25-20) win, then set what might have […]

Tuesday’s CIAC State Tournament Postponements [Updated]


Update as of June 2, 2:30 p.m. Baseball Brackets: CLASS LL | CLASS L | CLASS M |CLASS S Maloney at New Fairfield, ppd. to Wed. 4pm Plainville at Northwestern, ppd. to Wed. 3:30pm University/Classical Magnet at Tolland, ppd. to Wed. 3:30pm Manchester at Southington, ppd. to Wed. 3:30pm New London at Fermi, ppd. to […]

Monday’s NHCounty boys volleyball roundup: Fevrier leads Shelton over Greenwich

No. 3 Shelton 3, No. 14 Greenwich 2 >> Grant Fevrier had 25 kills, six digs and two aces to lead the Gaels to their Class L first round win in Shelton. Rhodric McCurdy added 45 assists, nine digs and a block for the Gaels (17-2). Boys volleyball Shelton 3, Greenwich 2 (At Shelton) Game […]

Class L Boys Volleyball: Harasyko, Glastonbury topple Trumbull

GLASTONBURY>> The absence of a blocking game has been of concern to the Glastonbury boys volleyball team as of late. But Monday vs. Trumbull it was there. The Tomahawks denied seven attacks, but redirected and altered so many more as they beat Trumbull in four sets (25-23, 28-30, 25-14, 25-17) at Glastonbury High School to […]

Monday’s CIAC Tournament Postponements [Updated]

Haddam-Killingworth coach Mark Brookes is soaked with rain as his team waited out a postponement that never abated Monday vs. Oxford. The Cougars will resume their game with the Wolverines Tuesday in the bottom of the first inning (Photo via Cindy Moskey on Twitter)

Updated Monday, June 1, 6:47 p.m. Baseball Brackets: CLASS LL | CLASS L | CLASS M | CLASS S Abbott Tech vs. East Catholic, ppd. to Tue. 7pm at Cheney Tech Avon at Fitch, ppd. to Tue. 4pm Bacon Academy at Waterford, ppd. to Tue. 3:30pm Berlin at Bethel, ppd. to Tue. 3:30pm Branford at Bristol […]

Boys Volleyball: East Hartford wins first CCC title in wild five-setter over Glastonbury

The East Hartford boys volleyball team celebrates its first conference tournament title after defeating Glastonbury in five sets on Saturday at Farmington High School. Photo via @EHHornets1 on Twitter.

FARMINGTON>> The East Hartford boys volleyball team has come along way in the last three years since coach Martin Martinez took over the program. In 2012, the year before he got there the Hornets had two conference wins. His first season they improved to five. Now that last two years they have gone a perfect 8-0 […]