CPTV to show encore presentations of CIAC winter finals

A look at CPTV Sports broadcast schedule for the week of March 30-April 5 Monday, March 30 5 p.m. – CIAC High School Cheerleading Finals 7:30 p.m. – Girls High School Basketball: CIAC Class L Championship, Capital Prep-Hartford vs. Northwest Catholic-West Hartford 9 p.m. – Girls High School Basketball: CIAC Class LL Championship, South Windsor vs. Wilton   Tuesday, March 31 […]

Rosters released for CHSCA Junior and Senior All-Star Hockey Games on Saturday

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The annual CHSCA junior and senior all-star hockey games will be held Saturday (March 28) at the Milford Ice Pavilion. The CHSCA Junior Select all-star game will be at 3 p.m. and the Senior All-Star game will be at 5. Rosters and coaching staffs have been announced for the four teams. Complete rosters are listed […]

Boys basketball: Dejon Knight, East Haven freshman with cerebral palsy, an inspiration to many

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EAST HAVEN >> The shot that finally sank through one of the nets inside the East Haven High School gym was an unassuming one, a moment that turned into the unexpected apex of months of planning. It was just a bucket for Dejon Knight, but for everyone else who supports him, the shot meant more […]

CHSCA Boys All-Star Festival: Lambert (East Catholic), Bernard (SMSA) among MVP’s

MERIDEN >> The 40th annual  Connecticut High School Coaches Association All-Star Basketball Festival for Senior Boys took place on Wednesday night at Maloney High School. Sports Science forward  Dwayne Bernard scored 13 points and grabbed 17 rebounds to earn MVP honors while leading Class S-M Constitution to a 99-95 win over Class S-M Charter Oak. […]

Boys hockey: CIAC tournament dedicated to Riccitelli; Sr. and Jr. all-star games to be held

  NEW HAVEN >> There was some history at the Division I championship game last weekend at Ingalls Rink. Darien defeated Greenwich 1-0 for the title on Saturday in the first all-FCIAC D-I final since 1998 when Trinity Catholic defeated New Canaan. It was the first all-public school D-I final since 2009 when Hamden defeated […]

Boys hockey: Darien’s unanimous No. 1 finish in Top 10 poll caps magical 2014-15 season

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It’s one thing to be on a mission to accomplish specific goals. It’s another matter when it comes to accomplishing that mission. Last season, Darien lost in the semifinals of the FCIAC tournament and the final of the Division I state tournament. Its 2014-15 mission: offset those disappointments with championships. Mission accomplished. Darien defeated Greenwich […]

Boys hockey: Darien is the unanimous No. 1 in final poll

Darien receives its championship medals after beating Greenwich 1-0 for the CIAC D-I title (Dan Nowak photo)

The final 2014-15 Register / GameTimeCT Top 10 hockey poll for March 25,2015. Compiled by Dan Nowak. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Div 1. DARIEN 23-2-1 17 170 1 I Final result: Defeated Greenwich 1-0 in the CIAC D-I final. Bottom line: Blue Wave accomplished their preseason mission with FCIAC and CIAC D-I titles (first D-I […]

Derek’s picks: Best CCC games of the 2014-15 winter season

It was long, it was cold and it was snowy, but the 2014-15 winter season is officially in the books. That could only mean one thing: It’s time to recap some of the best games and individual performances of the 2014-15 Central Connecticut Conference season. There were incredible single-game performances, career milestones, team achievements and just […]

Boys basketball: CHSCA All-Star Festival set for Wednesday night

Valley Regional senior David Bradbury drives to the basket against Old Lyme's Jacob Ballachino in the SLC championship game. Bradbury will be among many competing in the CHSCA All-Star Festival Wednesday evening at Maloney.  Photo by Catherine Avalone - New Haven Register

The 40th annual CT High School Coaches Association All-Star Festival will take place tonight at Maloney High. The Class M-S game will tip at 6:15 p.m., followed by the LL-L game at about 7:45. The following seniors scheduled to play for the Class M/S Constitution Team are: Jack Connelly (Ellington), Timothy Flynn (Classical Magnet), Rachone […]

Boys basketball: Is the SCC finally going to change divisions for next season?

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Several recent proposals have been made to try to change how games are scheduled and divisions set up in the Southern Connecticut Conference. The four-division setup of Hammonasset, Housatonic, Quinnipiac and Oronoque has been in place since 2004 with an 18-game schedule counting toward the league tournament. Among the proposals the 10-person scheduling committee has […]

Boys basketball: Sacred Heart finishes as unanimous No. 1 in final poll

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Sacred Heart players celebrate their second straight Class S state championship over Valley Regional Sunday at the Mohegan Sun Arena. The Hearts finished as the No. 1 team in the final Register/GameTimeCT Top 10 poll.

The pressure was on Sacred Heart from the day the season started. Five starters returned from last season’s Class S state championship team. The Hearts handled the pressure, and their competition, just fine. Sacred Heart finished 28-0, won the Naugatuck Valley League championship, defended its Class S title and finished No. 1 in the final […]

GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 poll: Bunnell, Naugatuck earn places in final poll

Bunnell's Ryan Piuttman tries to grab the ball from Naugatuck's Jarron Chapman during Bunnell's 72-61 win for the CIAC Class L boys basketball championship. Bunnell is ranked 5th and Naugatuck 8th in the final GameTimeCT/Register Top 10 poll of the season. (Catherine Avalone/New Haven Register)

Sacred Heart remained in the No. 1 spot for the entire season and is the unanimous choice in the final one. Take a look at the rest of the fginal poll of the 2014-15 season: Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 1. SACRED HEART 28-0 18 540 1 S Final result: Defeated Valley Regional […]

Boys basketball: New Haven area three-point leaders

From games reported to the Register Player Team 3s Jason Frazer West Haven 67 Tyreek Perkins Career 61 Ciole Chudoba Oxford 61 David Bradbury Valley Regional 52 Anthony D’Amico Oxford 50 Pat Doyle Notre Dame 46 Troy Walters Hillhouse 46 Rich Kelly Fairfield Prep 46 Blair Johnson Hamden 45 Drew Nolan Hopkins 44 Nick Durso […]

Boys basketball: New Haven County area scoring leaders

From games reported to the New Haven Register. Player School Gms Pts Avg Rodrick Goodjohn Whitney Tech 20 415 20.8 Tyreek Perkins Career 28 531 19.0 Robert Durant Wilbur Cross 19 348 18.3 Joe Carter Platt Tech 14 243 17.4 Nick Durso East Haven 21 360 17.1 Tushar Spooner Seymour 18 306 17.0 Ryan Foley […]

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 […]

CHSCA Girls All-Star Games: Farmington’s Friend (37 points) leads L-LL East

NORTH BRANFORD >> Farmington’s Hannah Friend poured  in a game-high 37 points to lead the Class L-LL East team to a 108-87 victory over Class L-LL West in the annual Connecticut High School Coaches Association Senior Girls All-Star Basketball Festival on Monday night at North Branford High School. Sophie Borg (Farmington) had 14 points and […]

Final 2015 GameTimeCT / Register Girls Basketball Top 10: Capital Prep No. 1

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Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 1.  Capital Prep  25-1 17 510 1 L Last week:  Def. Northwest Catholic 87-59 in the final. Bottom line: Was there really any doubt? Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 2.  Wilton 25-2 0 466 8 LL Last week:   Def. South Windsor 73-45 in the final. Bottom line:  Most underrated […]

Girls Basketball: The Best of Court Vision postseason 2015

Wilton celebrates its Class LL title, the first in school history for girls basketball (Photo Mary Albl)

Another season is in the books. The team that started at the top stayed there, the FCIAC did something it has not in over 20 years and the Bears remained golden. In the words of the players and coaches that made news all season long, here’s the quotes that caught my eye in this postseason: […]

Girls Basketball: Capital Prep is No. 1 (But you knew that already)

Capital Prep defeated Northwest Catholic, 87-59, for the CIAC Class L girls basketball championship, Sunday, March 22, 2015, at Mohegan Sun. (Catherine Avalone/New Haven Register)

UNCASVILLE >> The state’s worst-kept secret was revealed as Class L champion Capital Prep was voted the No. 1 team in Connecticut for the third straight season. The Trailblazers received all 17 first-place votes to amass 510 points. Capital Prep, which was seeded fourth in the Class L tournament, ran all over 11th-seeded Northwest Catholic […]