Thursday’s NH County Track Roundup

Hillhouse 85, Foran 65 West Haven 78, Foran 72 (at Milford) 4×800 relay: (Hillhouse)9:08; 4×100 (WH) 45.5; 110 hurdles: Fletcher (WH) 15.0; 100: Sebastian (WH) 11.4; javelin: DosSantos (F) 129’6”; long jump: Sebastian (WH) 19’8”; 1600: Bekle (H) 5:09; 400: Stewartsom (H) 50.35; shot put: Lingane (F) 41’9”; 800: Bekle (H) 2:12; high jump: fletcher […]

Tuesday’s NH County girls track roundup: Amity, Hamden, North Haven all sweep tri-meets

Amity wins two (at Woodbridge) Team scores: Amity 95, Career 41; Amity 102, Sheehan 48; Sheehan 90, Career 58 100: Zoie Reed, Amity, 12.65; 200: Reed, 26.03; 400: Maddie Burns, Sheehan, 1:02.95; 800: Melissa Taggart, Amity, 2:27.71; 1600: Emily Criscuolo, Amity, 5:40.55; 3200: Nicole Feng, Amity, 12:34.41; 100 Hurdles: Lauren Duhl, Amity, 16.89; 300 Hurdles: […]

Tuesday’s Litchfield schools scoreboard

Softball Lewis Mills 28, Litchfield 2 Lewis Mills 6(15)1 51 — 28-14-1 Litchfield 000 02 — 2-4-4 Winning Pitcher LM Amanda Sullivan / Catcher Emma Kryzanski; Losing Pitcher L Teairra Manuel / Catcher Maddie O’Neill Game Highlights: Lewis Mills -Emma Kryzanski 4 hits, including a triple with 2 RBIs and 5 runs scored; Julia Arel […]

Outdoor track and field: Small programs doing big things

Members of the Coginchaug track team during a drill at practice. Photo by Catherine Avalone/Register

DURHAM >> In her four years at Coginchaug, track athlete Erin Blecha has heard just about every variation of how to properly pronounce the name of her school. “Nobody knows how to pronounce Coginchaug, wherever we go,” she said with a smile. “They are always like, ‘Co-gin-chog?’ You feel prideful in your team.” Correct pronunciation […]

Friday’s NH County Track Roundup

GIRLS North Haven 100 Career 49 (at North Haven) 4x800m North Haven(Macey DiCarlo,Reagan Bathrick,Joslin Valiyaveettil & Kaitlyn Amasino) 12:01.9, 4x100m Career(E.Greene,H.Donzo,B.Joyner & T.Wade) 50.4, 100mh-Alexa Mastriano NH 18.2, 100m-T.Wade Career 12.6, 1600m-Bathrick NH 6:47.0, 400m-Abby Tantorski NH 63.6, 800m-Alex Ford NH 2:33.3, 300mh-Mastriano NH 55.9, 200m-H.Donzo Career 27.3, 3200m-Bathrick NH 15:27.8, 4x400m Career(D.Middlebrooke,S.Black, F.Greene & […]

Friday’s NH County Schedule and Postponements

Below are Friday’s schedule and postponement information, as of 2 p.m. This post will be updated. All times 3:45 p.m., unless otherwise noted. BASEBALL Shoreline Morgan at Cromwell, ppd., TBA. Haddam-Killingworth at Old Saybrook, ppd., Saturday at 1 p.m. Hyde/Hillhouse at North Branford, ppd., April 18 at 11 a.m. Coginchaug at Valley Regional, 4 p.m. […]

Thursday’s NH County Track Roundup

BOYS Amity wins two (at Woodbridge) Team results: Amity 131, Foran 19; Amity 124, Lyman Hall 26; Lyman Hall 82, Foran 66 100: Mensah, Koby, Lyman Hall, 12.19. 1, Berkovich, James, Foran HS, 12.19; 200: Battat, Michael, Amity, 24.55. 400: Mohseni, Aria, Amity, 54.70; 800: Beaudette, Kyle, Amity, 2:04.97; 1600: Cannata, Timothy, Amity, 4:43.58; 3200: […]

Wednesday’s NH County Track Roundup

BOYS Shelton wins two (at Shelton) Team scores: Shelton 83.5, Sheehan 66.5; Shelton 122, Wilbur Cross 28; Sheehan 105, Wilbur Cross 45. 4x800m Relay Shelton 9:12.3 Lombardi, Smith, Edelstein, Kothary; 4x100m Relay Sheehan 45.1 Guerrette, Christianson, Cantone, Davis; 110 HH Baum MTS 15.9; 100m Hansen; Javelin Sekelsky Shel 128’8”; Long Jump Cantone MTS 19’9”; 1600m […]

Wednesday’s Middletown sports roundup

Softball Coginchaug 3, Morgan 0 >> At Clinton, junior pitcher Gabby Diaz fired a one-hitter with nine strikeouts to lead the Blue Devils to a season-opening win at the Peters Complex. Diaz took a no-hitter into the seventh inning but with one-out Morgan’s Angie Cook singled up the middle. Courtney Votto paced the Coginchaug offense […]

Girls outdoor track: Amity’s Shoop ready for new coaching experience

(Catherine Avalone - New Haven Register) Amity girls track and field coach Michelle Shoop and captains, Lisa Gorham, Zoe Moscato, Zoie Reed and Sydney Fomica, left to right, at practice.

WOODBRIDGE >> A slow but steady mixture of rain and sleet fell from the sky Tuesday afternoon. And it was cold. It wasn’t ideal conditions for the second week of outdoor track and field practice. But the smile never left the face of Michelle Shoop. Shoop is in her first season coaching the Amity girls, […]

Snowy winter impacting spring sports seasons

Photo by Peter Wallace
The Northwestern baseball field was still under snow Wednesday afternoon. "I don't know when we'll be able to play on it," Northwestern coach Jim Davidson said.

The winter weather has extended into the spring season, leaving fields covered in snow, which has impacted varsity sports around the state. The season officially begins April 8. but some teams have needed to move back season openers due to the inclement weather. In past season, the CIAC has allowed games to be rescheduled to […]

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.

Baseball 2015 Regular Season Schedules/Results (One School) 2015 Master Varsity Schedule Softball 2015 Regular Season Schedules/Results (One School) 2015 Master Varsity Schedule Boys Lacrosse 2015 Regular Season Schedules/Results (One School) 2015 Master Varsity Schedule Girls Lacrosse 2015 Regular Season Schedules/Results (One School) 2015 Master Varsity Schedule   Boys Golf 2015 Boys Regular Season Schedules/Results (One […]

Girls outdoor track and field: Ludlowe’s Koether, Hurst helping program reach new heights


FAIRFIELD >> Emma Koether and Rachel Hurst look more like distance runners than sprinters. The two Fairfield Ludlowe seniors are both tall, a little bit gangly and don’t give off the natural impression of being fast. But appearances can be deceiving. The outgoing pair have embraced their roles and emerged as two of Ludlowe’s best […]

Outdoor Track and Field: Five storylines to follow this season

Staples' Hannah DeBalsi runs during the Class LL state meet last year. Register file photo

1. Alex Ostberg Watch All eyes will be on Darien’s Alex Ostberg this outdoor season to see what the Stanford-bound senior has in store for us all. Ostberg impressed at indoor nationals earlier this month becoming the first indoor runner in Connecticut history to go under nine minutes in the 2 mile. He not only […]

Outdoor Track and Field: Top 20 athletes to watch this season


With practices officially underway and the first meets of the outdoor season set for April 8, here’s a look at some of the top names in the state to keep an eye out for. Top 10 girls Danae Rivers, Cross: Junior returns as the top middle distance runner in the state. She won the 800 […]

Track and Field: Staples’ Lawrence to be inducted into NHSCA National Hall of Fame

Annoucned today, Staples’ longtime cross country and track and field head coach Laddie Lawrence will be inducted into the National High School Athletic Coaches Association Hall of Fame. From the press release: “It is with great pleasure that the National High School Athletic Coaches Association announces the upcoming induction of Laddie Lawrence from Staples High […]

Eight to be inducted into Hillhouse Hall of Fame March 28

Eight people and one team will be inducted into the Hillhouse High Hall of Fame March 28 at the Foxon Country House. The inductees are: William “Derk McCoy (1961), who starred in football and went on to have a long career for the New Haven police department; William Gray (1964), who starred in basketball and […]

Officials say goal is to open Hillhouse’s Bowen Field by Thanksgiving, 2015

Hillhouse High School students and public officials pose for photographs at a ground breaking ceremony for Bowen Field in New Haven on 10/27/2014. (Arnold Gold-New Haven Register)

NEW HAVEN >>The message was loud and clear. Superintendent of Schools Garth Harries said Monday the goal is to have Bowen Field at James Hillhouse High School ready for the 2015 Elm City Bowl Classic. Harries was flanked by elected officials, students, parents and community members during a ground-breaking ceremony at Hillhouse when he announced […]

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 […]