Tennis: Connecticut Juniors compete in National Team Championships; USTA Nationals next

Some of the state’s best junior tennis players prepared for the upcoming USTA national championships by representing the New England section at the prestigious National Team Championships. Southern Connecticut Conference rivals Rich Ciamarra and Jason Seidman won their singles matches and teamed up for a doubles victory to lead New England to a 5-4 win […]

Tennis: Fairfield’s Ellyse Hamlin wins pair of USTA national titles

Ellyse Hamlin of Fairfield will head to Duke with a pair of national titles in her possession. Hamlin won both the singles and doubles titles at the girls’ 18-and-under USTA Clay Court Championships in Memphis, Tennessee, this weekend. Hamlin defeated fellow Duke incoming freshman Kaitlyn McCarthy 6-7, 6-1, 7-5 in Saturday’s singles final. It was […]

2015 New Haven Register Area Girls Tennis MVP: Emily Migliorini, North Haven

(Peter Hvizdak - New Haven Register)
2015 NH Register Area Girls Tennis MVP: Emily Migliorini, North Haven.

There’s real no fascinating storyline surrounding Emily Migliorini. It’s just been a tale of steady, unwavering success for her. Migliorini has been North Haven’s No. 1 singles player for three straight years. She played in the No. 2 spot behind her sister, Alyssa, as a freshman. She finished her high school career with an impressive […]

2015 New Haven Register All-Area Girls Tennis Team

All Area Girls Tennis

The 2015 New Haven Register All-Area Girls Tennis Team. Capsules by Joe Morelli. Photos by Peter Hvizdak unless noted. Most Valuable Player Emily Migliorini North Haven, senior Stats: No. 1 singles player went 19-3 this season. Advanced to the third round of the State Open. Finished with a career record of 79-12. Honors: Four-time All-Area […]

Hand’s Grace Cummings honored with NFHS National High School Spirit of Sport Award

Hand's Grace Cummings (second from left) with her parents Colleen and George and Hand athletic director Craig Semple (far left) at the NFHS annual awards dinner in New Orleans on Monday. (Photo via Daniel Hand High School)

Hand’s Grace Cummings was honored with the National Federation of State High School Association’s National High School Spirit of Sport Award during the NFHS’ annual summer meetings in New Orleans. The award recognizes “individuals who exemplify the ideals of the spirit of sport that represent the core mission of education-based athletics,” according to the NFHS. […]

Tennis: Seidman, Ciamarra to meet in USTA 18-U New England quarterfinals; state well represented

Southern Connecticut Conference rivals Richard Ciamarra and Jason Seidman, the No. 1 players at Xavier and Amity, will meet on Friday in the quarterfinals of the boys’ 18-and-under division at the USTA New England Super Six Sectional Championships on Friday at the University of Massachusetts. Ciamarra, the No. 1 seed, has dropped just five games […]

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.

Boys and girls tennis: 2015 All-Southern Connecticut Conference teams

(Catherine Avalone - New Haven Register)  North Haven's Emily Migliorini is an All-SCC Division I selection this season.

The following tennis platers were named to the All-SCC team this spring: BOYS TENNIS Division I Singles: Jason Seidman (Amity), Richard Ciamarra (Xavier), Evan Powell (Guilford), Andrew Forchetti (Notre Dame-West Haven), Ethan Bershtein (Amity), Max Einbinder (Amity) Doubles: Nick Sabetelli (Amity), Gabe Betancur (Amity), Andrew Pace (Hand), Danny Weinreb (Hand), Will Cannon (Fairfield Prep), Matt […]

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 […]

State Open Tennis: Amity’s Seidman, Staples boys, Amity girls win titles


NEW HAVEN >> The final high school tennis match of Jason Seidman’s high school career lasted 46 minutes at the Connecticut Tennis Center. He calmly walked to the net and shook hands with Seiji Hosokawa. There wasn’t much fanfare surrounding Seidman’s 6-1, 6-0 State Open title Wednesday afternoon, the first for the Amity senior. He […]

State Open tennis: Seidman, Hosokawa reach boys singles final

Amity’s Jason Seidman advanced to the State Open tennis championship final Tuesday with a 6-0, 6-0 victory over McMahon’s William Ely in the semifinals at New Haven. Seidman, the No. 1 seed, faces No. 2 Seiji Hosokawa of Norwalk in today’s final on Stadium Court at the Connecticut Tennis Center. The top two seeds in […]

Amity to induct six into its Hall of Fame Sunday


The Amity Athletic Alumni Hall of Fame will induct six new members during the annual Amity Block ‘A’ dinner Sunday at Grassy Hill Country Club at 5 p.m. Robert Coppola, Michael Gambardella, Brian Wright, Tiffany (Egnaczyk) Fisher, Lauren (Erwin) Coxon and Harold Freedman will be inducted. Coppola (1973) averaged 20.2 points as a senior and […]

Friday’s Star: Mike Caruso, Career; vote for Monday’s Star of the Day

Mike Caruso, Career baseball: Had two hits, including the game-winning, two-run double in a 7-5 win over Trinity Catholic in the Class S quarterfinals. Vote for Monday’s Star of the Day until 9 p.m. Tuesday.  

Girls Tennis: Lauralton Hall completes unbeaten season with Class M title over Guilford

Lauralton Hall's tennis team poses after winning the Class M state championship 6-1 over Guilford. (Photo Chris Hunn)

MILFORD >> It seemed only fitting the Lauralton Hall girls tennis team would put together a dominant victory at Eisenhower Park on Friday. That’s been the story for the Crusaders pretty much all season. Top-seeded Lauralton Hall put the finishing touches on a perfect campaign — an unblemished 24-0 mark — with a 6-1 win over No. […]

Girls Tennis: Darien beats Staples to win Class L state title

The Darien girls' tennis team celebrates winning the Class L state title over Staples.

WILTON >> The Darien girls’ tennis team proved Friday afternoon the third time was the charm. Also that experience and depth can go a long way. Facing Staples for the third time this spring, the Blue Wave defeated the Wreckers 4-0 to win the program’s first Class L state title, and first state crown since […]

Thursday’s Girls Tennis Scoreboard: State Final Set

CLASS L THURSDAY’S SCORES (6/4) Darien 4, Fairfield Ludlowe 3 Printable Bracket/Rankings QUALIFYING ROUND Fairfield Warde 7, Mercy 0; Newtown 4, Simsbury 3; New Canaan 7, North Haven 0; Trumbull 5, Newington 2; Hall 4, Pomperaug 3; South Windsor 6, Naugatuck 1; Greenwich 6, Ridgefield 1; Wilton 5, Hamden 2; Amity 7, Cheshire 0; Bristol Central 4, Bristol Eastern […]

Girls Tennis: Lauralton Hall takes down New Fairfield

Lauralton Hall 7, New Fairfield 0 (at Milford) Singles: Shelby Vertula(LH) def Aislinn O’Connor (NF) 6-0, 6-0; Juliana Gonzalez(LH) def Lauren Torre(NF) 6-0, 6-1; Margaret Landry(LH) def Amber Perry(NF) 6-2, 6-0; Caitlin Lynch(LH) def Claire Burfeind(NF) 6-2, 6-0. Doubles: Tara Boyd/Michaela O’Donnell(LH) def Stef Milovic/Alexa Iadorola(NF) 6-0, 6-4; Megan Hurley/Allison Devine(LH) def Jenny Justiniano/Chelsea Lopez(NF) […]

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 […]