2015 New Haven Register Area Golf MVP: Zach Iannone, Notre Dame-West Haven

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Golf courses didn’t open in Connecticut until April, but Zach Iannone’s preparation for the 2015 season at Notre Dame-West Haven started during the winter months. Iannone, who just completed his senior year at Notre Dame, spent quality time at The Fore Seasons Golf Club in Bethany. He wasn’t just working on his swing, but on […]

2015 New Haven Register All-Area Boys Golf Team

Zach Iannone of Notre Dame-West Haven. Photo by Arnold Gold/New Haven Register

The 2015 New Haven Register All-Area Boys Golf Team. Capsules by Joe Morelli. Photos by New Haven Register staff. Most Valuable Player Zachary Iannone Notre Dame-West Haven, senior Stats: Finished with a stroke differential of 0.17. Co-medalist at the Division II state meet. Finished second at the SCC championship meet after shooting 71, helping lead […]

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.

Golf: 2015 All-Southern Connecticut Conference team

(Arnold Gold-New Haven Register)  Zach Iannone of Notre Dame-West Haven lines up a putt on te 16th hole during the SCC Golf Championship. Iannone was an All-SCC selection this season.

The following golfers were members of the All-Southern Connecticut Conference this season: Chris Simione (Cheshire) Zach Iannone (Notre Dame-West Haven) Tommy Pellet (Hand) Andrew Sciarretta (Fairfield Prep) A.J. Sanzaro (Xavier) Justin Freund (Hand) Finn Boynton (Notre Dame-West Haven) Rasmey Kong (North Haven) Ben Fazzina (Guilford)

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 […]

Boys Golf: East Catholic wins Division III championship

HARWINTON >> Alex Dahlem and Logan French shot even-par 72 and 1-over 73, respectively to  help East Catholic win the Division III golf championship Tuesday at Fairview Farm GC. East Catholic finished with a cumulative total of 297, 9 over par. Suffield finished in second, 11 strokes behind East Catholic at 308. Tolland placed third […]

Girls golf: Berlin wins CIAC state championship

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The Berlin girls golf team won the CIAC championship meet Tuesday at Orange Hills Country Club.

ORANGE >> Berlin girls golf coach Jim Barnes remembered the ride home from last year’s CIAC girls golf state championship meet. “The bus ride home was very quiet. The girls were very disappointed, Barnes said. Berlin finished second in the meet to Greenwich. But the Redcoats had won the previous three championships and on Tuesday, […]

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.  

Boys Golf: Kong, Iannone co-medalists, New Canaan wins Division II

The New Canaan boys golf team won the CIAC D-II Golf Championbship with a score of 315.
Photo left to right, Kyle Finnican, Brett Capone, Justin Clark, Elias Litchman, Christopher Tohi (Dan Nowak photo)

WATERTOWN >> Windy conditions, a passing rain shower in the morning and hilly fairways resulting in side-hill lies made golfing an adventure at the CIAC Division II Golf Championships at Crestbrook Park GC on Monday. While tough conditions produced high scores, a pair of North Haven residents handled the conditions well enough to share medalist honors. […]

Boys golf: Morgan wins Division IV state championship for third straight time

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The Morgan golf team won the Division IV state golf championship for the third straight year Monday.

HEBRON >> Morgan golf coach Eric Bergman doesn’t easily forget a half-dozen years ago when the program went through a winless season. “We couldn’t garner any support for the team. I thought we were in jeopardy of losing the program,” Bergman said. It brings much more appreciation to what the Huskies have accomplished the past […]

Boys Golf: Ridgefield wins CIAC Division I championship

The Ridgefield boys golf team poses with the CIAC Division I championship trophy after shooting a combined 313 at Timberlin Golf Club in Berlin on Monday. Derek Turner-GameTimeCT

BERLIN >> The Ridgefield boys golf team captured its third Division I state championship on Monday with a 313 (+25) at Timberlin Golf Club. The top-seeded Tigers bested defending champion Glastonbury along with FCIAC rivals Greenwich and Darien by two strokes to win their first title since 2011 — on the same course. The team […]

Boys Golf: Watertown captures NVL title

WATERTOWN >> Watertown’s golf team won the NVL Tournament by a landslide on a day that was mysteriously miserable for almost everyone else Thursday at the Watertown Golf Club. “Those three rainy days were supposed to be practice days for us,” said Torrington’s Tylar Young. “I hit zero greens in regulation.” Still, if misery loves […]

Tuesday’s Star: Shane Harasyko, Glastonbury; vote for Wednesday’s Star of the Day

Shane Harasyko, Glastonbury volleyball: The outside hitter put down 26 kills and collected 16 digs as the sixth-seeded Tomahawks beat 11th-seeded Trumbull in four sets in the first round of the Class L tournament. Vote for Tuesday’s Star of the Day until 9 p.m. Wednesday.

Middletown roundup: Blue Dragons edge Cheney Tech in Class L baseball

Baseball Middletown 2, Cheney Tech 0 (10) >> At Manchester, senior righthander Jared Pflaumer tossed a one-hitter in a sensational complete game effort as the Blue Dragons edged the host Beavers in 10 innings on Tuesday in the opening round of the CIAC Class L state tournament. Tied at 0, Chris Rodo led off the […]

Boys golf: Morgan three-peats in Shoreline championship meet

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NEW BRITAIN >> The Morgan boys golf team may not talk about it too often, but it’s almost like the proverbial elephant in the room. The opportunity to win both league and state championship titles is the ultimate goal for any team. For Morgan, the opportunity is now at hand to accomplish it a third […]

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 […]

SCC names 14 scholar athletes for April

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Fourteen student-athletes from eight high schools have been named The SportsCenter of Connecticut/Southern Connecticut Conference Scholar Athletes of the Month for April. Student athletes who are selected must be a varsity letterwinner and have a 3.0/B average while demonstrating leadership qualities. The student-athletes are: Alanna Gado of Lyman Hall (indoor and outdoor track and field), […]

SCC Girls Golf Championships: Amity’s Barone wins individual title

20th annual SCC Girls Golf Championships At Alling Memorial A Flight Amanda Barone, Amity 41 Emily Sabo, Foran 48 E.J. Lee, Branford 60 B Flight Carley Lutheran, Shelton 54 Mya Yorke, Career 56 Kate Farrell, Lyman Hall 56 Lailah Nabors, Hamden 62 C Flight Bridget Steele, Wilbur Cross 60 Celeste Rodriguez, Wilbur Cross 62

Golf: Torrington golf completes two-year turnaround

TORRINGTON >> Torrington and Naugatuck dodged thunderclouds to the tune of a 179-234 Red Raider drubbing of the young Greyhounds Thursday at Torrington Country Club. Despite a heritage of ruling the NVL in the late ‘90s and early 2000’s, this year’s Raiders, 12-3, know how the 4-10 Greyhounds feel. “We were horrible last year,” said […]

Wednesday’s NH County golf roundup: Fairfield Prep edges Cheshire

Coginchaug 185, Valley Regional 190 (at Lyman Orchards GC) Medalist :John McLaughlin (Coginchaug) 40; Coginchaug: Jack French, 45; Kyle Fontaine, 44; Matt Sawicki, 57; Valley Regional: Anthony Nuculo, 44; Tyler Boland, 48; Joe Didemmaso, 49; Dylan Pelletier, 49 Fairfield Prep 161, Cheshire 165 (at The Farms CC) Medalist: Andrew Sciaretta (FP), 36 Fairfield Prep: Matt […]