Berkshire League

The Berkshire League encompasses a region in the northwest portion of Connecticut. The league consists of 10 member schools, the smallest number of the 10 Connecticut leagues, but has produced strong athletics programs throughout its history especially in boys and girls cross country, volleyball, track & field and boys soccer.
League Website: http://www.berkshireleague.org

Every roster you need for June’s ‘Super 100′ Senior All-Star football game

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The ‘Super 100′ Senior All-Star Football game held its Top 50 draft at Rentschler Field last week. A few days later, coaches John Ferazzi of Sheehan and Sean Marinan of Xavier filled out the remainder of their rosters. Give or take some minor adjustments if players suddenly become unavailable for whatever reason (and there is an […]

Wednesday’s Litchfield County roundup: Thomaston girls tennis edges Litchfield

Behind strong play of its doubles teams, Thomaston defeated Litchfield 5-2 on the road. All three doubles teams for the Golden Bears posted victories including Rhianon Mecca and Jessenia Gonzalez who defeated Litchfield’s Maddie Chapman and Claire Chapman 8-1. The Cowgirls’ Sabrina Cofer defeated Thomaston’s Mackenzie Blair 8-6. Thomaston is 3-0, Litchfield is 1-1. Girls […]

Wednesday’s Litchfield County postponements

Baseball Gilbert at Housatonic, 4 p.m.  PPD to April 22 at 4 p.m. Thomaston at Lewis Mills, 3:45 p.m. PPD to TBA Wamogo at Litchfield, 3:45 p.m. PPD to April 22 at 3:45 p.m. Oxford at Nonnewaug, 3:45 p.m. PPD to Friday at 1 p.m. Terryville at Northwestern, 3:45 p.m. PPD to Friday at 2 […]

Litchfield County All-Area Girls Basketball Team

Abby Hurlbert Area-MVP Thomaston, Sr. Guard/Forwards Stats: Averaged 18.1 points per-game, including 23 points in the Class S Championship game which the Golden Bears won in double overtime against St. Paul. She also helped lead Thomaston to a share of the Berkshire League regular season title and the Berkshire League Tournament Title. Honors: Two-Time All-Berkshire League […]

Litchfield County Area Girls Basketball MVP: Abby Hurlbert, Thomaston

Thomaston’s Abby Hurlbert averaged 18.1 points per-game, including 23 points in the Class S Championship game which the Golden Bears won in double overtime against St. Paul.
Sean Meenaghan — Register Citizen

THOMASTON >> Is there a high school basketball fan in the state who hasn’t heard of Abby Hurlbert? Perhaps, but not if they were at the Mohegan Sun for the CIAC’s championship weekend. Hurlbert’s team fought back from deficits in regulation and two overtimes for Thomaston’s first girls basketball championship since 1993. Litchfield County Girls […]

The Terryville Kangaroo has a chance to be voted Best Mascot in country

The Terryville Kangaroos' "Roos Crew" cheer during a game. The Kangaroo has a chance to be voted the best mascot in the country.

Pete Paguaga - Register Citizen

After a dominating performance in the first round of the USA Today Best Vote beating out instate schools, Avon Old Farms Winged Beaver, the East Hampton Bellringer, the Berlin Redcoat, Hale Ray Noise, the Jonathan Law Lawman, the Kingswood-Oxford Wyvern and the Windham Whippet, the Terryville Kangaroo has a chance to be voted the best […]

Basketball: CT East girls, CT boys win at JCC Schoolboy/Schoolgirl Classic

Mara Lavitt-New Haven Register
Hillhouse’s Raiquan Clark goes up for a layup during the Schoolboy/Schoolgirl All-Star Classic basketball at the Greater New Haven JCC.

WOODBRIDGE >> The last high school basketball hurrah for the state’s best players in the 53rd annual JCC Schoolboy/Schoolgirl Classic was to be bittersweet. However, the East girls All Stars and the Connecticut boys All-Stars made it heavier on the sweet as both teams won Sunday at the JCC of Greater New Haven. In the […]

Litchfield County Area Boys Basketball MVP: Jake Johnson, Terryville

Terryville's Jake Johnson averaged 17.4 points per-game, 8.5 rebounds and six assists this season.
Sean Meenaghan - Register Citizen

Before every home game at Terryville high school, after the away teams starting lineup is announced, the Kangaroos lineup, as their fans stand and cheer, is announced one by one with one senior being the last player announced. “Senior, number 21, “Mr. Everything,” Jacob Johnson,” the Terryville announcer said. The Terryville announcer wasn’t exaggerating calling […]

Litchfield County All-Area Boys Basketball Team

Jake Johnson
Sean Meenaghan - Register Citizen

Jake Johnson – Area MVP Terryville, Sr. Guard/Forward Stats: Averaged 17.4 points per-game, 8.5 rebounds and six assists to help lead the Terryville Kangaroos to a 22 win season and both the Berkshire League regular season and tournament titles. Johnson reached the 1000 career point plateauthis season and finished his career with 1,276 points. Honors: […]

Saturday’s Litchfield County roundup: Lewis Mills baseball edges Wolcott

Lewis Mills earned its second victory of the season after defeating Wolcott 6-3 Saturday afternoon. The Spartans’ Justin Gallicchio picked up the victory and Jack Nepomuceno earned the save. Wolcott’s Charles Ciampi recorded three doubles. Lewis Mills’ James Principi had two RBI’s. Lewis Mills is 2-0, Woloctt is 0-3. Baseball Bethel 7, Wamogo 0 >> […]

St. Paul baseball takes down Terryville

Laurie Gaboardi - Register Citizen
St. Paul pitcher Jake Kawiecki delivers a pitcher against Terryville on Saturday. The Falcons won 10-1.

TERRYVILLE >> Terryville pitcher Jeff Dupaul held off St. Paul Catholic’s smoking bats for three innings before the Falcons opened up for an eventual 10-1 win at Terryville High School Saturday afternoon. St. Paul, 3-0, has posted 42 runs in three games, including a 28-14 opening shot at Torrington Wednesday. Photos: St. Paul 10 Terryville […]

Tehan squeezes Thomaston past Housatonic baseball

Thomaston's Blaise Russo threw a complete game, striking out nine batter, scattering six hits in the Golden Bears 3-2 win over Housatonic.

Pete Paguaga - Register Citizen

THOMASTON >> With runners on second and third and one out in the bottom of the seventh of a tie game, Thomaston’s No. 3 hitter Jake Tehan laid down a bunt that hugged the first base line, staying fair, scoring Mike Milius and lifting the Golden Bears past Housatonic, 3-2. “Not (expecting it) with their […]

Friday’s Litchfield County roundup: Torrington girls tennis gets past Seymour

Torrington girls tennis picked up its first victory of the season Friday, defeating Seymour 5-2. The Red Raiders’ Kiley Rosengrant defeated Seymour’s Gabby Zawadcki 8-2. Olivia Roberge defeated Emily Curina 8-2. The Wildcats doubles team of Cierra Green and Pallavi Kasturi defeated Torrington Reinna Lee and Sarah Gardalla 8-0. Torrington is 1-1, Seymour is 0-1. […]

Lewis Mills lacrosse senior Greg Osanitsch over comes adversity

Pete Paguaga - Register Citizen
Lewis Mills' Greg Osanitsch uses a special glove that his grandfather made for him when he started playing lacrosse.

WATERBURY >> When getting ready to play lacrosse, a player needs a helmet, stick, cleats, shoulder pads and gloves. Lewis Mills’ senior Greg Osanitsch wears all of that gear with one minor exception, he wears a specially made glove on his left hand. “It’s a baseball glove with the fingers cut out it — it […]

Thursday’s Litchfield County roundup: Northwestern tennis comes back to beat Nonnewaug

Local roundup Girls tennis Northwestern 5 Nonnewaug 2 >> The Highlanders trailed 2-0 after the first two single matches, then won the next two singles matches and all three of the doubles matches to defeat the Chiefs. Marci Nelson defeated Sarah Nelson 9-8 (10-8) to kickstart Northwestern’s comeback. Boys golf Avon 167 Lewis Mills 197 […]

2014 Litchfield County Boys and Girls tennis capsules

2014 Area Tennis Capsules Torrington Boys Coach: Mark Moulton Last year: 10-8 Key returners: Michael Louches, cpt; Zach Paniati, cpt; Seth Gesmondi, cpt; Ethan Barbieri; Colin Genovese. Key newcomers: Nick Mancini, sr; Alain Fleetwood, soph; Anthony Sidharta, fresh Outlook: “I feel that we can be one of the best teams in the league. I’ll be […]

Wednesday’s Litchfield County roundup: Lewis Mills baseball wins on walkoff

Local Roundup Baseball Lewis Mills 10 Shepaug 9 >> Behind a seven run seventh, Lewis Mills defeated Shepaug 10-9. Lewis Mills’ Justin Gallicchio hit a two RBI walkoff single. Jacob Naparstek picked up the victory while Shepaug’s Dave DeMeo got the loss. Shepaug’s Clayton Schneider had a double and RBI. Logan Racz had a triple […]

Northwestern baseball scores seven runs in the sixth to beat Litchfield

Northwestern's Tony Pucino tags out Litchfield's Nick Ganio while trying to steal second base.

Pete Paguaga - Register Citizen

LITCHFIELD >> With runners on second and third with no outs in the top of the sixth, John Lippincott ripped a line drive that skipped under Josh Guilmart’s legs and into left field, scoring both runners, opening the flood gates for a seven run inning for Northwestern, which is all they needed defeating Litchfield, 7-0. […]

Thomaston softball optimistic about BL run despite limited depth

Thomaston’s Julia Rominello makes a running catch during practice.
Pete Paguaga - Register Citizen

THOMASTON >> In the Thomaston high school gymnasium there is a banner that reads “small school…big dreams” which is the best way to define this season’s Golden Bears softball team. After winning a share of the Berkshire League title and reaching the Class S semifinals, the Golden Bears have to replace five starters and only […]