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 […]
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 […]
Most Valuable Player Will Chowanec Xavier, senior – 138 pounds Stats: The State Open, Class LL and SCC champion at 138 pounds. Also finished fourth at the New England championship meet. Went 48-6 this season and finished his career at 151-23. Honors: An All-SCC and coaches’ all-state selection. Was a three-time Class LL champion. Up […]
Will Chowanec’s performance during the season-ending championship meets bordered on legendary status. Xavier coach Mike Cunningham noted that his senior had one of the most impressive finishes to a season that Cunningham has seen during his coaching career. Chowanec won his second Southern Connecticut Conference championship, captured his third Class LL title and won for […]
John D’Agostino Area MVP Nonnewaug,Sr. Stats: Won the Class S title in the 182 pound weight class, finished in second place at the Class Opens. Won the Berkshire League title in the 182 pound weight class. Honors: Finished his high school career as a four-time Berkshire League finalist, winning the title three times. College: Will […]
WOODBURY >> Nonnewaug senior John D’Agostino piled up the kind of achievements that makes him a natural for the Register Citizen All-Area wrestling team — 147 career wins; Berkshire League champion (4-time finalist); Class S Champion (3-time finalist); State Open finalist. Still, it’s the intangible — D’Agostino’s leadership qualities — that stands out from a […]
First Team 106: Patrick Moynihan (Xavier) 113: Jake Pouliot (Foran) 120: Kyle McGinnis (Shelton) 126: Colin Rook (Guilford) 132: Anthony Milano (East Haven) 138: Will Chowanec (Xavier) 145: Quinn Marino (Xavier) 152: Jake Lundberg (Guilford) 160: Brendan Butler (Xavier) 170: Liam Cummings (Shelton) 182: Colin Cunningham (Xavier) 195: Noah Cruz (Xavier) 220: Chidi Broderick (Xavier) […]
Connecticut wrestlers earned two titles at the New England Championship at the Providence Career and Technical Center in Rhode Island Saturday. Danbury’s Kevin Jack dominated to repeat as New England champion in the 126-pound division over Trumbull’s Cross Cannone. Windsor Locks’ Khamri Thomas won the 182-pound championship. With three wrestlers in the final and five […]
From the CIAC: Fifty-six Connecticut wrestlers will take place in the 50th Annual New England Interscholastic Wrestling Championships are scheduled for Friday, March 7th, and Saturday, March 8th, at the Providence Career and Technical Center in Providence, RI. The event is sponsored by the Council of New England Secondary School Principals’ Association (CNESSPA). The wrestling competition will feature the top individual […]
WEEK 11 2013-14 POLL First-place votes in parentheses, followed by record, total votes and last week’s ranking. Votes tabulated on a 20-18-16-14-12-11-10-9-8-7 basis: Team Records Points Prv 1. Danbury (10) 20-2 252 1 2. New Milford 17-1 228 2 3. Newtown (3) 13-2 207 4 4. Xavier 25-5 180 3 5. Fairfield Warde 20-3 169 […]
Star of the Day THURSDAY’S STAR Kam Matthews, Notre Dame-West Haven boys basketball: Scored 14 points to lead the Green Knights to a 60-56 OT win over Cheshire in the first round of the SCC tournament. Vote for SATURDAY’S Star at gametimect.com until 9 p.m. Monday.
NEW HAVEN >> Will Chowanec escaped with his first State Open wrestling championship. Literally. With the scored tied at 2 against Montville’s Jacob Caskey, Chowanec, a senior from Xavier, earned the winning point on an escape with four seconds remaining in the third period in a 3-2 decision victory at 138 pounds Saturday at the […]
Friday’s Star Asa Palmer, Hand basketball: Scored 16 points and had 14 rebounds in as 60-39 win over Amity.
TRUMBULL >> The Class LL state wrestling championship was especially rewarding for Xavier senior Colin Cunningham Saturday at Trumbull High. Not only did Cunningham capture the title at 182 pounds by defeating Simsbury’s James DeMaio in a 7-5 decision, but he did so in front of his father, Mike, the Falcons head coach, and grandfather, […]
The 2014 state championship wrestling meets are underway. Follow the live blog, below, for all of Saturday’s final rounds. Standings through Friday: Class LL at Trumbull 1) Newtown, 71; 2) Xavier, 68; 3) Simsbury, 60; 4) Danbury, 54; 5) NFA, 48; 6) Greenwich, 48; 7) Trumbull, 44; 8) Shelton, 41.5; 9) Westhill, 41; 10) New Britain, 38; […]
MILFORD >> With five wrestlers seeded third or better in their respective weight classes at this weekend’s Class M state championships, Foran has a realistic chance to duplicate the success it enjoyed last season. Paced by two individual champions, the Lions finished second behind Ledyard in 2013. It was the best finish in program history. […]
Dropped out: None. Also receiving votes: Farmington (24-3) 21; Platt (25-2) 9; Hand (10-11) 8; Berlin (22-5) (29-6) 7. Coaches voting: Ricky Shook (Danbury); Joe Vano (Darien); Jason Shaughnessy (Fairfield Warde); Eric Misko (Farmington); Matt Schoonmaker (Jonathan Law); Rich Bowen (Killingly); Steve Bilheimer (Ledyard); Gary Wilcox (Montville); Paul Gallo (New Canaan); Bryan McCarty (Platt); Niko Filippakis (Trumbull).
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at Pomperaug Team results 1. New Milford, 232; 2. Newtown, 223; 3 Pomperaug, 125; 4. New Fairfield, 92.5; 5. Bethel, 91; 6. Bunnell, 75; Immaculate/Barlow, 74; 8. Stratford, 64; 9. Masuk and Oxford, 42; 11. Weston, 28; 12. Notre Dame-Fairfield, 11. Individual results Championship finals 106 Halim Bourjeili, New Milford, pins Alec Opsal, New Fairfield, […]
Ledyard won the ECC wrestling tournament, which concluded Feb. 16 at Fitch High School in Groton. FULL BRACKETS/RESULTS Team results – 1. Ledyard 195, 2. Windham High 182, 3. Waterford 161½, 4. Montville 158, 5. NFA 135, 6. Killingly 95, 7. Bacon Academy 93, 8. Lyman Memorial/Windham Tech 92, 9. Griswold 79, 10. Woodstock Academy […]