Wrestling: All-SCC Selections

Xavier's Colin Cunningham was an All-SCC selection at 182 pounds.

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) […]

New England Wrestling: Connecticut crowns two champions, Danbury finishes 2nd

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 […]

56 Connecticut wrestlers to compete in New Englands

Xavier's Will Chowanec wins the State Open wrestling championship at 138 pounds Saturday. 
Melanie Stengel/Register

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 […]

Wrestling: Week 11 state coaches poll

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 […]

Vote for Saturday’s New Haven County Star of the Day, Matthews is Thursday’s star

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.

State Open Wrestling: Xavier’s Chowanec wins first Open crown; Danbury wins team title

Xavier's Will Chowanec wins the State Open wrestling championship at 138 pounds Saturday. 
Melanie Stengel/Register

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 […]

State wrestling: Newtown takes Class LL title over Xavier

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Will Chowanec, of Xavier, defeats Keith Fernandes, of Simsbury, in the 138 weight division of the CIAC LL wrestling Championships.

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, […]

Wrestling: Saturday state championship live blog

Shelton's LiamCummings is down but not out he went on to win the SCC Championship match agsinst Seve Burgos of Xavier 2/15. (Melanie Stengel — New Haven Register)

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; […]

Wrestling: Foran takes aim at Class M championship

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. […]

Norwich Bulletin Top 10 wrestling poll: Week 9

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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).

GameTime CT Instagram Challenge

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Players from any sport, team, listen up! GameTime CT is having a Game Day Instagram selfie challenge! The way it works: Take selfies on any Game Day, tweet it out and hashtag it #GTCTgameday (They can be solo, group shot, whatever, just keep them appropriate) We at GameTime CT will find those after each night […]

Wrestling: New Milford wins 10th straight SWC Tournament

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 wins 2014 ECC wrestling championship

Bacon Academy's Howie Kilpatrick (145)

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 […]

CPTV Sports’ Game Time show: Register’s Chisholm, Cromwell girls, Prep’s Redgate (and more)

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I’m on TV, ma! Well, kind of. I recently made an appearance by phone on the CPTV Sports program Game Time with Joe Zone and John Holt. I discussed if anyone could defeat Capital Prep, my favorites when states come around and if Mercy played Capital Prep, who would win. Check it out, I show […]

Xavier wins SCC wrestling championship

Xavier's Chidi Broderick squeezes Cross's Gabriel Stiles in the SCC wrestling championship at Shelton Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 (photo Melanie Stengel)

SHELTON >> Xavier built a commanding lead during the early rounds and unofficially clinched the Southern Connecticut Conference wrestling championship before the title bouts commenced. But that didn’t slow down the Falcons. Xavier dominated the championship round Saturday at Shelton High. Eleven Xavier wrestlers reached the finals and seven won titles, including senior Will Chowanec, […]

Danbury wins FCIAC wrestling title, Warde claims 2nd

Fairfield Warde's Dylan Bender vs Stamford's Muhammed Abdul Hakim at the 138 division. Photo by Andy Hutchison

NEW CANAAN >> From 99-pound weight division competitors to 285-pounders, the best wrestlers in the FCIAC came together to battle for championships on the mats at New Canaan High School on Saturday. Always-dominant Danbury won the team title with 250 points and Fairfield Warde (215) earned a runner-up finish ahead of Trumbull (185). Fairfield Ludlowe […]

Nonnewaug wrestling wins Berkshire League title

Nonnewaug's John D'Agostino lifts the Berkshire League Championships trophy. The Chiefs won the Berkshire League league title with the score of 167 points.
Pete Paguaga - Register Citizen

WOODBURY >> Nonnewaug’s wrestling team won its seventh Berkshire League title in the last 10 years at the BL Wrestling Championships Saturday afternoon at Nonnewaug High School. Nonnewaug wrestlers won six of the 14 finals, reclaiming the crown from defending champion Terryville. Still, the meet and the victories were decidedly low-key, hollowed by a lack […]

(Update: 1 p.m.) Saturday’s New Haven County area postponements

BOYS BASKETBALL Non-league Platt Tech at East Haven, pd. to Friday, 7 p.m. Preps Kingswood-Oxford at Hopkins, ppd., TBA SCC Quinnipiac West Haven at Hamden, ppd. to Wednesday, 7 p.m. SCC interdivision Guilford at Foran, ppd. to Sunday, 2 p.m. GIRLS BASKETBALL Shoreline Hyde at Hale-Ray, ppd. to Monday, 5:30 p.m. Non-league Valley Regional at […]