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

Girls Cross Country: Top runners to watch at the state meet

The Tolland girls will look to repeat as state champs on Saturday.

Welcome to the cross country championship season! The state championships for all classifications will run all day Saturday at Wickham Park in Manchester. Below are three names from each class to watch. Runners may not have the fastest times or top places, but just some names to keep an eye out for this weekend! Class […]

Boys soccer: Lewis Mills hold off BL rival Nonnewaug

Nonnewaug coach Toby Denman oversees the Chiefs' pre-game shot line before a match against Lewis Mills Tuesday.
Peter Wallace - Register Citizen

BURLINGTON >> After a first half featuring great goalkeeper saves, the Berkshire League’s top two boys soccer teams, Lewis Mills (12-0-1) and Nonnewaug (10-2-1), traded goals two minutes apart early in the second half. Midway through the period, Mills senior Jordan Sokol got the right pass at the right time for a 2-1 win for […]

Tuesday’s Litchfield County roundup: Gilbert boys soccer earns first victory of the season

Gilbert boys soccer earned its first victory of the season after shutting out Wamogo 1-0 Tuesday afternoon. The Yellowjackets’ Steve Fortier scored the game-winning goal with under 10 minutes remaining in regulation. Fortier was assisted by Derek Fazioli. Gilbert’s Austin Stoeke made eight saves in the shut out. Wamogo is 3-9-1, Gilbert is 1-10-2. Litchfield […]

Cross Country: Entry lists for state meet on Saturday, how to qualify for State Open

The state cross country meet will take place this Saturday at Wickham Park in Manchester.  Register file photo

  Saturday morning at Wickham Park in Manchester the state cross country championships will take place. Below is the schedule and links to the starting list of teams and individuals running in each classification. Also, from the CIAC Cross Country Tournament Handbook, here are the exact rules on how to qualify for the State Open, […]

Girls soccer: State coaches poll, week 6

Week ending Oct. 18 Class LL-L First-place votes in parenthesis Team                                           Points  1. Glastonbury (9)                       90 2. Fairfield Warde                      76 3. St. Joseph                                 70 4. Avon                                          55 5. […]

Girls soccer: Segalla leads Housatonic past Northwestern

Northwestern coach Jared Stotler talks to his team during halftime against Housatonic.
Peter Wallace - Register Citizen

WINSTED >> Housatonic sophomore Lauren Segalla celebrated her birthday with both goals in a 2-0 Mountaineer win at Northwestern Monday afternoon. The Highlanders (5-5-3) had the edge for most of the first half. Housy cranked it up in the second. “We come out in the second half, always,” said Segalla, who scored late in the […]

Football: How the state’s top 10 teams fared Friday night

Team                               This Week                     Next Week 1. Southington (5-0)    Def. Hall 48-0             Friday vs. Conard, 7 p.m. 2. Darien (5-0)    Sat. at T. Catholic, 2 p.m.   Friday at Ridgefield, 7 p.m. 3. New Canaan (5-0)    Bye                                Friday vs. Staples, 7 p.m. 4. Ansonia (5-1)           Lost to Newtown 14-8   Friday vs. Holy […]

Cross Country: Bakker leads Northwestern to boys Berkshire League title, Nonnewaug wins girls title

Northwestern took home the boys title and Nonnewaug won the girls title. Marianne Killackey - Special to the Register Citizen

THOMASTON >> It was a day of surprises, both good and bad, at the Berkshire League Cross Country Championships Friday afternoon at Thomaston’s Black Rock State Park. Nonnewaug’s Chiefs won the girls championship with Housatonic right behind them in spite of two dropouts from the Mountaineer top five. Northwestern won the boys title after Shepaug, […]

Lewis Mills boys soccer young, talented

Lewis Mills players from left, Jimmy Wilcox, Alex Pearson, Cam Greenwood and Freddy Marinelli 
Peter Wallace - Register Citizen

BURLINGTON >> If you need proof that the rich are getting richer, take a look at the Lewis Mills High School boys soccer team: The Spartans, currently 10-0-1, are the two-time defending Berkshire League Champions. They haven’t lost a game in the BL since 2012 – more than 30 straight games. Many of their core […]

Wednesday’s Litchfield County roundup: Torrington boys soccer downs Derby

Torrington boys soccer earned its 10th victory of the season by defeating Derby Wednesday night at home. Torrington’s Amar Suljic and Alex Church each scored two goals in the victory. Tom Kilackey, Colin Genovese, Kevin Vaca and Keyon Robinson each scored a goal for Torrington. Derby’s Eric Hicks scored his team’s lone goal on a […]

Girls soccer: State coaches polls, week 5

Week ending Oct. 11 Class LL-L First-place votes in parenthesis Team                                         Points 1. St. Joseph (7)                         87 2t. South Windsor (1)                 78 2t. Glastonbury (1)                     […]

Boys soccer: Northwestern ties Nonnewaug

Northwestern's Steven Lee, right, takes a shot on goal in front of Nonnewaug's Luke Molinaro on Tuesday.
Marianne Killackey - Special to Register Citizen

WOODBURY >> Northwestern’s boys soccer team won the first half at Nonnewaug. The Chiefs were back late to win the second. A 2-2 tie turned final through 10 minutes of scoreless overtime. Nonnewaug (9-1-1), a game behind Lewis Mills (10-0-1) in the Berkshire league standings, took it to the third-place Highlanders 3-0 in the second […]

Tuesday’s Litchfield County roundup: Torrington girls soccer cruises past Derby

Torrington’s offense was in sync Tuesday against Derby. The Red Raiders won 8-0, earning their fifth victory of the season. Both Paige Middleton and Alexis Tyrell scored two goals and had an assist in the victory. Emily Manchester, Shannon Reardon, Colleen Kilgore and Lindsay Trobel scored a goal. Derby’s Annalisa Salazar made 24 saves. Torrington’s […]

Girls volleyball: Lewis Mills rallies past Canton

Lewis Mills earned its fourth victory of the season after defeating Canton in five sets. After losing the first two sets, Lewis Mills stormed back to win the next three. The Spartans won 24-26, 13-25, 25-14, 26-24, 18-16. Lewis Mills’ Hunter Fabretti had four aces, three digs, 18 assists and Amber Tharau recorded eight aces […]

Thursday’s Litchfield County roundup: Sanson’s late goal lifts Thomaston field hockey past Nonnewaug

Girls soccer Wilcox Tech 6 Wolcott Tech 1 >> Wolcott Tech lost to Wilcox Tech but in the loss three freshmen stepped up for the Wildcats. Kelly McAllister scored and her goal was assisted by Victoria and goal Madison Rubino made 15 saves in the loss. Wilcox Tech 6 Wolcott Tech 1 Goals: Wilcox — […]