The championship games for the Southern Connecticut Conference boys and girls basketball tournaments will not be held at Quinnipiac University’s TD Bank Sports Center this season. SCC commissioner Al Carbone found out the news from Quinnipiac last Monday about the school’s decision to not host the two games. He alerted the league’s athletic directors on […]
Boys Basketball Preps St. Luke’s at Hopkins Hamden Hall at Masters (N.Y.) Shoreline Hyde at Portland, ppd. to Thursday, 5:30 p.m. SCC Oronoque North Haven at Wilbur Cross, ppd. to Tuesday, 7 p.m. SCC Hammonasset Foran at Hand, ppd. to Saturday, 2 p.m. Law at Hilhouse, ppd. to Saturday, 5 p.m. CSC Wolcott Tech at […]
Capital Prep lost for the third time this season, all to out-of-state opponents, but remains No. 1. Mercy and New London come in at No. 2 and No. 3, respectively. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 1. CAPITAL PREP 15-3 17 538 1 L Last week’s results: Defeated Goodwin Tech 86-39, Cheney Tech 91-42 […]
ANSONIA >> After an auspicious debut as a freshman for the O’Brien Tech girls basketball team in 2013, Nicole Belade was poised for a successful career with the Condors. Belade scored close to 400 points that year, and with continued success, breaking the school record for career points (both genders) certainly seemed like a legitimate […]
In the Fast Breaks feature, we will take a look back at some of last week’s top performances. We’ll also look ahead to the upcoming week. FINE PERFORMANCES • Emily Anderson, Greenwich: Scored 19 points in a 64-55 win over Stamford. • Jenn Cassetti, Ansonia: Had 12 points and five steals in a 34-24 win […]
Here’s the ballot I submitted this week for the Girls Basketball Top 10 Poll for the week beginning Feb. 7. The poll will be released later today on GameTimeCT and will appear in Monday’s print edition of the New Haven Register. Capital Prep New London Mercy Fairfield Warde Cromwell New Fairfield Holy Cross Trumbull Glastonbury […]
Staff Reports WINSTED >> Housatonic’s girls basketball team (8-8) qualified for the Class S girls basketball team Saturday afternoon, blowing open a close game at Gilbert in the final quarter. The final score was 53-31, but the Mountaineers led by just four points at the half and six going after three quarters. Amanda Jacquier (14 […]
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TORRINGTON >> Torrington’s girls basketball team beat Sacred Heart handily for three quarters, then held on through a blistering Hearts charge for a 47-41 win at home Saturday night. Playing without all-star Brie Pergola, the Red Raiders made up for raggedness with tenacity. “We’re still making the same mistakes we made at the beginning of […]
CAREER 43, BRANFORD 35 (at New Haven) Branford 11 9 2 13 – 35 Career 12 9 10 12 – 43 BRANFORD (35) Adrienne DiGioia 6 3-3 16, Kate Cabahug 1 0-0 2, Emma Pierson 2 0-2 4, Giuliana Piscitelli 2 1-2 5, Sophia Araneo 4 0-0 8, Marissa Minore 0 0-0 0. Totals: 15 […]
Basketball’s March Madness is one of spring’s treats for sports fans. Like the arrival of the first robin, pundits start playing the “bubble game” for the NCAA tournament pretty soon. For the CIAC boys and girls basketball versions, with tournaments beginning in less than a month, we can do it now for area teams. Just […]
BOYS BASKETBALL Non-league Amistad at Public Safety, ppd. to Friday, 7 p.m. Preps Hamden Hall at Masters (NY), ppd. to Monday, 4:45 p.m. CSC Wolcott Tech at Whitney Tech, ppd. to Monday, 6 p.m. Harding at Platt Tech, ppd. to Monday, 7 p.m. O’Brien Tech at Kaynor Tech, ppd. to Monday, 7 p.m. SWC Brookfield […]
MADISON – Thanks to a big overtime at the free throw, Hand is one win away from its third straight Southern Connecticut Conference Hammonasset Division title. The Tigers blew a 10-point lead in the final four minutes of regulation, but hung on Thursday night for a 63-54 overtime victory over Hillhouse. Hand is undefeated in […]
Wednesday’s Star Doug Caliendo, Notre Dame-West Haven hockey: Scored deciding goal in overtime to lead Notre Dame past Northwest Catholic 3-2. Vote for Thursday’s Star until 9 p.m. Friday.
COGINCHAUG 43, HADDAM-KILLINGWORTH 33 (at Higganum) Coginchaug 4 5 17 17 – 43 Haddam-Kill 5 5 9 14 – 33 COGINCHAUG (43) Amy Arcari 2 6-6 10, Madeline Montz 3 0-0 7, Carly Lane 2 1-2 5, Larissa Cade 2 2-4 6, Alana Beckert 6 3-4 15. Totals: 15 12-16 43 HADDAM-KILLINGWORTH (33) Meghan O’Brien […]
Tuesday’s Star T.J. Rountree, Hamden Hall boys basketball: Made 7 of 9 free throws and the deciding steal in overtime to life Hamden Hall over Hopkins 66-63. Vote for Wednesday’s Star until 9 p.m. Thursday.
MIDDLETOWN >> This was more like it. After a flat performance against Farmington Monday, Mercy bounced back with a Mercy-like performance in whipping Hamden 68-39 in a Southern Connecticut Conference game in front of about 100 quiet spectators at Mercy High Wednesday. “I was very pleased with the performance tonight,” Mercy coach Tim Kohs said. […]
AMISTAD 58, WHITNEY TECH 37 (at New Haven) Whitney Tech 7 9 7 14 – 37 Amistad 11 22 14 11 – 58 WHITNEY TECH (37) Karrae Streater 1 0-0 2, D. Senior 4 1-2 9, Talyor Thomas 1 0-0 2, shaenna boles 2 1-2 5, Adrianne Roberston 3 0-0 7, Mills 2 2-2 6, […]
Staff Reports DERBY >> Derby wrestling served notice Wednesday with a 37-33 win over traditional power Nonnewaug that the Red Raiders are a team to be reckoned with at the upcoming Berkshire League/NVL championships a week from Saturday. The Chiefs are the oldest and often best wrestling program in the area, but Derby had the […]
HAMDEN >> For close to 11 minutes, the Hopkins girls basketball team did not make a field goal. Yet when Alex McCraven finally broke through with a 3-pointer, the Hilltoppers were still only down single digits with 5 minutes remaining. They even managed to stay within two possessions with less than a minute left. The […]