Softball: East Haven shocks Amity

EAST HAVEN >> Ali Esposito had no idea her first at bat of the game against Amity Thursday afternoon would have so much meaning. It turns out Esposito’s at bat was the biggest of the game. After letting a two-on, no-out situation go by the boards without any runs, Esposito was just looking to get […]

Live Updates: The State Baseball Championships

Amity Southington Class LL 2013 final

Live Central Champions are being crowned all day here. Stay tuned….   News Central Spalding Provides New Balls For Tourney: Pretty self explanatory headline, no? CIAC Postseason Preview: Outlooks, predictions and players to watch. Tuesday’s Roundup: Amity ousts Fairfield Prep, again. Monday’s Roundup: Derby advances. Class LL Twice as Nice: Amity wins Class LL Rewind: […]

CIAC boys and girls lacrosse tournaments: 5 boys and 5 girls players to watch

BOYS Will Bonaparte, Sr., Ridgefield, Midfield: He contributes in every phase of the game and is one of the top face-off specialists in the state. Dominating ball possession will be the key to a long run for the Tigers in the CIAC Class L tournament. He will play lacrosse at Maryland. Jack Harrington, Sr., Greenwich, […]

Track and Field: Fairfield Prep’s Alvarado wins Danbury Dream 800

DANBURY >> Christian Alvarado made sure his final high school 800 meter race was a memorable one. Saturday evening at the Danbury Dream Invitational, the Fairfield Prep senior won the two-lap event in a time of one minute and 52.60 seconds, which was also a school record. “It’s great,” Alvarado said. “I really wanted this […]

CIAC Announces 2014 Spring Football Participants


The CIAC has announced its list of 2014 spring and non-spring football teams. Spring football teams are allowed to conduct practice for 10 days any time after Memorial Day, but must end before the end of the school’s year. Only freshmen, sophomores and juniors are allowed to participate in spring practices. The first three days […]

Wednesday’s Litchfield County roundup: Torrington girls tennis wins on Senior Night

Torrington girls tennis celebrated their Senior Night Wednesday. Pictured from left are seniors Kiley Rosengrant, Hailey Ross, Olivia Roberge, and Shelby Consolini.
Marianne Killackey - Special to Register Citizen

Shelby Consolini, Hailey Ross and Olivia Roberge put together singles and doubles victories by Paige Middleton/Karen Canfield and Julia Traub/Sara Gardella for the Red Raider 5-2 win at home against Kennedy. The Eagles are 8-7, Torrington is 9-8. Girls tennis Thomaston 7, Wamogo 0 >> Thomaston remains undefeated after getting past Wamogo. The Golden Bears’ […]

Track and Field: Staples girls’ DMR captures Loucks Games title

The Staples distance medley relay team of Tyler Scanlin, Olivia Wiener, Erica Hefnawy and Hannah DeBalsi won the Loucks Games title on Thursday. Photo by Mary Albl

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. >> In what was called a “dress rehearsal” for nationals next month, turned into the nation’s second-fastest time. Thursday evening at White Plains High School (New York), the Staples girls’ distance medley relay team of Erica Hefnawy, Olivia Wiener, Tyler Scanlin and Hannah DeBalsi won the Glenn D. Loucks Games East Coast DMR […]

Track and Field: Branford’s Atkinson sees hurdles as challenges, not barriers

Branford's Anna Atkinson crosses the finish to win the 55 hurdles final at the Class L State Indoor Track Championships this past winter.  pcasolino@NewHavenRegister

BRANFORD >> Four years ago, Branford’s Anna Atkinson went looking for a challenge. The self-described perfectionist found one in hurdling. “The first day I ever did a workout I did distance, but I knew that wasn’t for me because I just wasn’t into it,” Atkinson said. “And so I thought, you know what, I want […]

Torrington Hall of Fame to induct four more this year

Torrington's volleyball head coach, Christine Strawson Gamari, is one of the four inductees into the Torrington Hall of Fame.

Marianne Killackey - Special to the Register Citizen

TORRINGTON >> Torrington celebrates its 18th class in the Torrington Athletic Hall of Fame tomorrow at the Cornucopia Banquet Facility with the induction of Tim Considine, Christine Strawson Gamari, Davie Lee Holliday and Tina Shanahan O’Marra. Tim Considine Considine has never stopped earning new fans in the area — first as an All-State high school […]

Track and Field: Hand pole vaulters reaching new heights

Daniel Hand pole vaulter Rich Sangster works out during practice on Monday.

MADISON >> Hand junior Ian Bergere sprints down the runway, plants his pole and drives his body upward toward the sky. Soaring nearly 15 feet above the earth, he lets his mind go blank. In a matter of seconds, so much can go right or wrong. When attempting to clear the bar and fall backward […]

Baseball Live: Live updates all week

East Haven tops Branford, Ansonia’s Sean Bonaparte is doing it for his dad and there’s a new No. 1. Ansonia’s Bonaparte doing it for his dad Plainville rallies East Haven handles Hornets New Haven County standings Top 10 Poll Litchfield County standings SCC Grit & Grind Team Hamden Hall tops rival on Saturday 

Track and Field: Staples’ DeBalsi set to run at Penn Relays, invited to Brooks PR

Staples' Hannah DeBalsi.

*Editor’s note: As of Tuesday evening, Tessa Barrett withdrew from the Penn Relays 3K race to spend time with her father who’s battling an illness, according to reports and’s Twitter. WESTPORT>> Thursday evening Staples’ Hannah DeBalsi will get her first crack at the 3,000 meters, a distance she’s never raced before. She’ll do so […]

Boys lacrosse: Staples defeats Warde to improve to 3-0

Staples' Will John

WESTPORT >> After Tuesday afternoon’s 9-1 victory over Fairfield Warde, Staples head boys’ lacrosse coach Paul McNulty couldn’t help but see a little bit of his former team in Warde. “Warde is just like we were a couple years ago. They are getting better and better,” McNulty said. “They have a lot of good players. […]

Wednesday’s New Haven County boys lacrosse roundup: Brown leads No. 3 Prep to season-opening win

Boys lacrosse No. 3 Fairfield Prep 16, Hand 2 >> Chris Brown had three goals and two assists and Josh Evans had two goals and three assists as the Jesuits picked up a victory at home. Ethan Baser had four saves for the Tigers in the loss. Hopkins 10, Greens Farms 8 >> Sasha Possick […]

2014 Litchfield County boys volleyball capsules

Lewis Mills' Alexander Daigle attempts to block a spike last season.

Pete Paguaga - Register Citizen

2014 Area Boys Volleyball Capsules Lewis Mills Coach: Damian Coggshall, 53-45 career Last year: 11-8 Key losses: Matt Draper, Chris Farmer, Matt DiSorbo Key returners: Alexander Daigle, sr. mh; Seth Oulette, sr. s; Dominik Jankowski, sr. opp; Spencer Maloney, sr. oh; Mike Nicoletti, sr. libero; Dan Kryzanski, sr. oh; tim Forella, jr. mh Outlook: Decent […]

Track and Field 2014: Top 10 Athletes to Watch

Amity's Zoie Reed returns as one of the state's top jumpers.

GIRLS Destiney Coward    Sr.    East Haven    Throws Had a breakout indoor season where she won the State Open shot put title; capable of throwing over 40 feet. Taylor Drayton    Sr.    Oxford    Throws Returns as one of the top throwers in the shot and discus. Won shot put (41-9) Open title last spring, finished third (123-9) […]