CCC: Adding Avon, enrollment changes cause conference realignment

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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

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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 […]

Seymour Hall of Fame Induction set for Nov. 1

Seymour High’s 2nd Hall of Fame Induction ceremony will take place on Nov. 1 at Colonial Tavern. The ceremony begins at 6 p.m. with a social hour that features a cash bar. There will also be a 50/50 raffle. The inductees that will be honored are: Walt Stosuy, Class of 1955 Dick Dahn, Class of […]

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 […]

Golf: Whaley wins third CT Women’s Amateur

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Farmington's Kelly Whaley with the championship hardware for winning her third Connecticut Women's Amateur golf title.

WALLINGFORD >> The Connecticut Women’s Amateur golf tournament had virtually been decided before Kelly Whaley teed it up in Wednesday’s final round. Her lead stood at 13 shots after two rounds. The only thing left to be determined was whether Whaley would top her 16-stroke victory from a year ago. Whaley “only” ended up winning […]

Golf: Will Bernstein birdies final hole to win Northern Junior

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 Will Bernstein gets out of the rough during the 13th Northern Junior Championship. Bernstein won the tournament by birdieing the final hole.

HAMDEN >> Will Bernstein will be following in his brother Sam’s footsteps by attending Yale University this fall and playing for the Bulldogs’ golf team. Will has plenty of game like his brother did. In his final junior tournament Wednesday at New Haven Country Club, Bernstein birdied the last hole to win the 13th annual […]

Litchfield County Area Golf MVP: Griffin Ylagan, Shepaug

Litchfield County All-Area golf MVP, Griffin Ylagan, Shepaug

Golf enthusiasts tout their sport as a sport to grow old with. Shepaug junior Griffin Ylagan proves it can go the other way as well. Ylagan started playing when he was four. “My family belongs to the Waterbury Country Club. My Dad (Victor) would take me there,” he said. Ylagan averages three rounds a week […]

2014 Litchfield County All-Area Golf Team

Griffin Ylagan Area-MVP Shepaug, Jr. Stats: Averaged a score of 40 this season, tied for first in the league overall, tied for the number one overall player in the Berkshire League, shot a 78 at the Berkshire Tournament to finish in second place. Honors: Berkshire League All-Star. Joe D’Andrea Litchfield, Jr. Stats: Finished in fourth […]

Golf: Liu, Garvin capture Connecticut Junior PGA titles

Jason Liu of Windsor and Angela Garvin of Feeding Hills, Mass., were the boys and girls champions of the Connecticut Junior PGA Championship Thursday at The Ranch Golf Club in Southwick, Massachusetts. Liu’s two-round total of 5-under-par 139 was four strokes better than runner-up Nicklaus Harrington of Chaplin. Dennis Biglin of Glastonbury finished third (146). […]

New Haven County All-Area Golf MVP: Rasmey Kong, North Haven

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 New Haven County All Area Golf MVP: Rasmey Kong.

Rasmey Kong had never stepped foot onto Bretwood Golf Course in Keene, New Hampshire, prior to June 23. Kong was teeing it up at the New England Golf championship meet. He finished with a 2-under-par round of 70 to finish tied for second. Yet the North Haven junior left the grounds a little disappointed. “I […]

2014 New Haven County All-Area Golf Team

North Haven's Rasmey Kong during the Division 2 golf championship in Connecticut earlier this month. (File photo by Peter Paguaga)

Rasmey Kong – MVP North Haven, junior Stats: Shot a 68 at Fairview Farms GC to earn medalist laurels for the second straight year at the Division II state championship meet. Also was medalist at the SCC meet with a 70 at Race Brook CC. Finished second in the New England championship meet with a […]

Connecticut Section Junior PGA Championship: Windsor’s Liu, Avon’s Grillo hold leads

SOUTHWICK, Mass. - The first round of the 2014 Connecticut Section Junior PGA Championship, presented by Under Armour and Genesis Networks, took place today at The Ranch Golf Club in Southwick, Mass. The field consists of 160 of the area’s most talented junior golfers, making the competition a great test. Jason Liu (2017) of Windsor is leading […]

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 […]

North Haven’s Kong ties for second at New England Golf Championship

North Haven's Rasmey Kong during the Division 2 golf championship in Connecticut earlier this month. (File photo by Peter Paguaga)

North Haven junior golfer Rasmey Kong represented Connecticut as the Division II state champion at the New England Golf Championship at Bretwood Golf Course in Keene, N.H. today and shot a 2-under par 70 to finish tied for second. Despite hitting three shots into lateral hazards, Rasmey remained focused and made five birdies to offset […]

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 […]

Golf: Notre Dame-West Haven, New Canaan share CIAC Division II title

North Haven's Rasmey Kong won the individual Division II state champion for the second year in a row after shooting a 4-under par.

HARWINTON >> For the second year in a row North Haven’s Rasmey Kong walked away as the individual Division II state champion, after he shot a 4-under-par 68at Fairview Farms in Harwinton on Wednesday. “I told myself don’t do anything stupid,” said Kong a junior. “Just put the ball in play, my ball striking was […]

Golf: Morgan defends CIAC Division IV title

The Morgan Huskies successfully defended their CIAC Division IV golf championship.

KENSINGTON >> It took three sudden-death playoff holes this time around, but the result ended up being the same for th Morgan boys golf team. Morgan defended its Division IV state championship Wednesday, beating Northwest Catholic by two strokes in the playoff at Timberlin Golf Club. “Last year, we kind of snuck in there and […]

Girls golf: Greenwich claims CIAC crown

Catherine McEvoy of Greenwich was the medalist with a 2-under 72, helping the Cardinals win the team championship with a cumulative total of 335 in the CIAC Girls Golf Championship meet Tuesday at Orange Hills Country Club. Berlin, which was the three-time defending champion, placed second at 346, followed by Staples (355) and Avon (368). […]