The CIAC 2015 Spring Sports Schedules

Photo by John Vanacore  The Amity Baseball team reaches for the state championship plaque after defeating Southington 9-2 Sunday at Palmer field in Middletown.

Had enough of the cold and snow? Itching to be outside instead of packed into dank gymnasiums or rinks? Don’t fret. Spring season is almost here. Behold the CIAC spring sports schedules for the 2015 season. So that means it’s time to spend your hours pouring over all the delicious match-ups coming to a field […]

Hand’s Grace Cummings receives “Spirit of Sport Award” from NFHS

Grace Cummings, a student-athlete at Daniel Hand High School, has been selected the 2015 national recipient for Section 1 of the “National High School Spirit of Sport Award” by the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS), an award created by the NFHS to recognize those individuals who exemplify the ideals of the spirit […]

CCC: Adding Avon, enrollment changes cause conference realignment


BRISTOL>> Starting in the fall of 2015, Avon will leave the NCCC and join the Central Connecticut Conference. The state’s largest conference becomes even bigger. But with the addition of a 33rd school comes division realignment. Under the current system for the majority of sports, there are four divisions based on geographic location. Under the new […]

CCC: Major realignment set for 2015-16


BRISTOL >> The Central Connecticut Conference officially announced Monday afternoon a major realignment of its divisions for all sports for the 2015-2016 school year, as reported in The Middletown Press during the summer and again Monday. For boys and girls soccer, boys and girls cross-country, girls volleyball, boys and girls basketball, baseball, softball, boys and girls outdoor […]

NVL implements new Iron division

Medieval alchemists would be proud. Their efforts to change ordinary metals into gold never hit the jackpot, but the Naugatuck Valley League is making it happen this year – or something like it. The league grew used to two seven-member divisions called Copper and Brass, established in 2006 “with the advent of football championships,” recalls […]

CIAC sets 2015-16 dates for preseason, regular season to begin

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference Board of Controls voted last week to move back the start of the regular season in the fall of 2015. The 2015 fall season will begin on Friday, Sept. 11. While that is two days after the official start of this upcoming season (Sept. 9), it will only be four […]

2014 NH County Area Girls Tennis MVP: Emily Migliorini, North Haven

2014 Register All-Area MVP: Emily Migliorini, North Haven (Photo Mara Lavitt, Register)

It turned out to be a pretty special week for the Migliorini family at last month’s Wint Filipek Sr. Memorial Tennis Tournament. Alyssa Migliorini won the women’s B singles final, Emily Migliorini won the girls high school title and Julia Migliorini won the girls junior championship. Their father, Bob Migliorini, fell just short, losing in […]

2014 New Haven County All-Area Girls Tennis Team


Emily Migliorini – MVP North Haven, junior Stats: No. 1 singles player posted an overall record of 20-3. Advanced to the third round of the State Open. Helped the Indians to the semifinals of the SCC tournament for the second straight year. Has a 60-9 record in three years. Currently ranked in the top 50 […]

Litchfield County Area Girls Tennis MVP: MacKenzie Blair, Thomaston

Litchfield County's girls tennis MVP, Thomaston's MacKenzie Blair. Pete Paguaga - Register Citizen

Before her freshman year Thomaston’s MacKenzie Blair never picked up a tennis racket in her entire life and four years late Blair is leaving the Golden Bears as one of their most successful tennis players in school history. “I was a runner for a long time and I wanted to try something new, a friend, […]

Amity’s Seidman falls at USTA Junior Sectionals; Bloomfield’s Lord captures crown

Amity’s Jason Seidman’s impressive run at the USTA Junior Sectionals came to an end as he fell to defending champion Charles Shewalter of Winchester, Massachusetts 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 in the boys’ 18-and-under singles final on Wednesday at UMass. Seidman upset top seede Noah Farrell en route to reaching the championship match. Bloomfield’s Melissa Lord was […]

SCC names scholar-athletes for May

Twelve student-athletes from six high schools have been named The SportsCenter of Connecticut/Southern Connecticut Conference Scholar Athletes of the Month for May. Now completing its eighth year, The SportsCenter of Connecticut/SCC Scholar Athlete of the Month program honored 115 athletes during the academic year. Student athletes who are selected must be a varsity letterwinner and […]

2014 All-SCC Girls Tennis

The All-Southern Connecticut Conference girls tennis team: Division I Singles Emily Migliorini (North Haven) Daphne Kreiger (Amity) Kristen Forscher (Guilford) Claire Foster (Amity) Anna Babbin (Guilford) Rigel Mahmood (Shelton) Doubles Gabby Diotalevi/Megan Sosensky (Hand) Jamie Thimineur/Rachel Einbinder (Amity) Anna Levinson/Naagma Timakondu (Foran) Division II Singles:  Vidhya Maran (Hamden) Nadja Pejovic (Cheshire) Lianne Maynard (Law) Tyla […]

2014 All-SCC Spring Sports Teams

Boys Volleyball First Team Tyler Barwise (Amity Regional), Ted Li (Cheshire), Anthony Carbone (Cheshire), Colin Haensel (Cheshire), Eric Kocur (Shelton), Andre Zumerchik (Xavier), Kevin Berger (Xavier) Second Team Nick Bottone (Amity Regional), Patrick Lindner (Cheshire), Trenton Hager (Cheshire), Wes Kimmel (Daniel Hand), Grant Fevrier (Shelton), John Hunter (Shelton), John Babon (Xavier) Golf Brent Marieb (Amity […]

This Week’s CIAC tournament scoreboard (June 9-June 14)

Baseball CLASS LL SEMIFINALS Tuesday, June 10 Southington 6, Fairfield Warde 5 Amity 3, Simsbury 0 FINALS Sunday, June 15 No. 17 Amity (16-8) vs. No. 3 Southington (20-3) at Palmer Field, Middletown, 12:30 CLASS L SEMIFINALS Tuesday, June 10 Notre Dame-WH 2, East Lyme 1 Masuk 7, Law 2 FINALS Saturday, June 14 No. 4 […]

Girls Tennis: Ludlowe wins Class L title over Darien

The Fairfield Ludlowe girls' tennis team celebrates winning the Class L state title. Photo by Mary Albl

WILTON >> The Fairfield Ludlowe girls’ tennis team was able to avenge its only loss of the season in the best way possible. Friday afternoon at Wilton, the Falcons defeated Darien 4-3 for the Class L state title. The Blue Wave was the only team to beat Ludlowe this season. “That one loss helped really […]

Thursday’s CIAC postponements (as of 1:15 p.m.)

Softball Quarterfinals Class LL No. 5 Hand at No. 4 Bristol Central, ppd. to Friday, 4 p.m. No. 7 Amity at No. 2 Darien, ppd. to Friday, 4 p.m. No. 11 South Windsor at No. 3 Greenwich, ppd. to Friday, 4 p.m. No. 8 Cheshire at No. 1 Southington, ppd. to Friday, 4 p.m. Class […]

Wednesday’s New Haven County girls tennis roundup: Sheehan falls in semis

Fairfield Ludlowe 4  Amity 3 (at Fairfield) Singles Lindsay Evans (FL) def. Daphne Kreiger (A) 6-0, 6-1  Cami Adajian (FL) def. Victoria Li (AS) 7-5 7-6 (3)  Claire Foster (A) def. Daria Efimov (FL) 7-6 (0) 6-2 Kyra Adajian (FL) def. Beki Lettick (A) 6-2, 6-0 Doubles Jamie Thimineur and Rachel Einbinder (A) def. Chelsea […]

Thomaston girls tennis falls to Northwest Catholic in Class S semifinals

Pete Paguaga- Register Citizen Thomaston's Megan Fitzgerald won her match, (4-6, 6-2, 6-2) against Northwest Catholic's Angela Miguel on Wednesday.

The Thomaston Golden Bears great season, 18-1, came to an end in the Class S semifinals. With a spot in the State Championship on the line the Golden Bears, from the Berkshire League, ran into Northwest Catholic (19-1) of the CCC and lost 5-2. With six of the seven matches going on right away, the […]

Tuesday’s Litchfield County roundup: Thomaston girls tennis advance to semifinals

The second seeded Thomaston Golden Bears got past No. 10 Old Lyme 5-2 in the Class S girls tennis quarterfinals. Thomaston’s MacKenzie Blair defeated Meredith Aird 6-4, 6-3. The Golden Bears’ doubles team of Allison Snow and Vanessa Thornberg defeated Hannah Behringer and Cooper Kotlan 6-1, 6-3. Old Lyme’s doubles team of Emily Brault and […]

Tuesday’s girls tennis roundup: Amity tops Hand

Amity 5, Hand 2   (at Woodbridge) Singles: Daphne Kreiger (A) def. Ana Grasso (DH)  6-0, 6-0; Victoria Li (A) def. Meghan Hart (DH) 6-0, 6-0; Claire Foster (A) def. Clara Wang (DH) 6-1, 6-1;  Ankita Roychoudhury (DH) def. Beki Lettick (A) 6-3, 6-4. Doubles: Jamie Thimineur and Rachel Einbinder (A) def. Gabby Diotalevi and […]