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.
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GameTimeCT / Register Girls Basketball Top 10 Poll: Capital Prep is new No. 1

  Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 1.  Capital Prep  11-1 20 600 2 L Last week:   Def. Mercy 88-48 and Wilcox Tech 72-29. Bottom line: Unanimous. The debate is over. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 2.  Mercy  11-1 0 580 1 LL Last week:  Lost to Capital Prep 88-48, def. Sheehan 72-51. Bottom line: But it […]

Litchfield County weekend roundup: Terryville girls basketball slips past Litchfield

Terryville girls basketball edged Berkshire League rival Litchfield 38-35 Friday night. The Kangaroos were led by Joanna Johnson, who scored a team-high 12 points in the victory. Esther Johnson recorded 10 points. Litchfield’s Elena Kennedy tried to keep the Cowgirls in the game. Kennedy recorded a triple-double with 14 points, 12 rebounds and 10 blocks. […]

Boys basketball: Nonnewaug upsets Northwestern

Photo by Marianne Killackey/Register-Citizen
Zach Tuxbury of Northwestern drives to the basket as Nonnewaug's Seth Losure applies the defense in Nonnewaug's 54-51 win over Northwestern

WINSTED >> Just past half-way through the regular season, a wild Berkshire League boys basketball race got wilder Friday night with a 54-51 upset by Nonnewaug at Northwestern. The Highlanders, 9-2 overall, 8-2 in the Berkshire League, led the BL pack by one game before Friday. Terryville, with two Berkshire League losses, beat Northwestern early […]

Wrestling: Terryville cruises past Nonnewaug

Terryville's Elliott Wilion is in control Nonnewaug's Edward Boisits in the 132-pound division of Tuesday's meet.
(Peter Wallace - Register Citizen)

TERRYVILLE >> Terryville thumped defending champion Nonnewaug 54-12 Wednesday night in a meet that sent out mixed signals about Berkshire League wrestling. “This is the premiere match in the league and we’ll probably have three forfeits,” said veteran Nonnewaug coach Dave Green before the meet began. Those three forfeits happened, as weights didn’t match up. […]

GameTimeCT / Register boys basketball top 10 poll: Fairfield Prep moves up to No. 2

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From left, Fairfield Prep assistant coaches Dave Renzulli, Danny Powell and head coach leo Redgate watch during the Jesuits' win over Hillhouse Dec. 30. Prep moved up to No. 2 in the latest poll.

Sacred Heart now is a unanimous choice as the state’s No. 1 team. Prep has moved up to No. 2 and Middletown makes its first appearance in the top 10. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 1. SACRED HEART 8-0 18 540 1 S Last week: Def. Derby 96-64; def. Crosby 91-60; def. Christ […]

GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 Poll: Mercy clings to slim lead at top

Mercy's Destine Perry drives past Sacred Heart's Jenna D'Agostino Tuesday night, January 13, 2015, at the SHA gymnasium in Hamden. The Mercy Tigers defeated the Sacred Heart Academy Pacers, 57-36.  (Photographs by Catherine Avalone/New Haven Register)

  Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 1.  Mercy  10-0 10 552 1 LL Last week:  Def. Hamden 70-26,  West Haven 70-25 Bottom line: January 19. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 2. Capital Prep 9-1 9 550 2 L Last week: Def. Goodwin Tech 87-28, Cheney Tech 102-42, South Medford (Or) 82-50. Bottom line: See Mercy bottom line. […]

Litchfield County weekend swimming roundup: Torrington edges Sacred Heart

Torrington boys swimming continued its strong season with a 89-81 victory over Sacred Heart Friday night. The Red Raiders’ 200 medley relay team of Michael Hodge, Joshua Coscia, JT Barth and Jacob Galeazzi finished first with a time of 1:56.73. Torrington’s Matthew Traub finished first in the 200 IM with a time of 2:01.09. Jack […]

The 83rd New Haven Register All-State Football Team: OFFENSE


The 83rd Annual New Haven Register Register / GameTimeCT All-State Football Offense Team as selected by the New Haven Register staff. Compiled by Mike Pucci. Photos by Arnold Gold except where noted. MORE: DEFENSE | SECOND, THIRD & Honorable Mention Teams Note: The All-State team will be published in the New Haven Register print edition on January 25. Mark Piccirillo Shelton, Sr., […]

The 83rd New Haven Register All-State Football Team: DEFENSE and COACH OF THE YEAR


The 83rd Annual New Haven Register Register / GameTimeCT All-State Football team as selected by the New Haven Register staff. Compiled by Mike Pucci. Photos by Arnold Gold except where noted. MORE: OFFENSE | Second, Third & Honorable Mention Teams Note: The All-State team will be published in the New Haven Register print edition on January 25. Most Valuable Player Zach […]

Friday’s Litchfield County roundup: Oxford boys basketball edges Torrington

Despite Stephen Dailey’s big game, Torrington boys basketball fell to Oxford 84-81 Friday night. Dailey scored a game-high 30 points. Nick Dalla Valle added 15 points by hitting shots from behind the arch. Oxford’s Cole Chudoba and Matt Gramesty each scored a team-high 23 points. Josh Salgado recorded 14 points. Lewis Mills 53, Housatonic 39 […]

Boys basketball: Tracy leads Terryville past Lewis Mills

Lewis Mills' Nate Cook goes up for a shot against Terryville Thursday night.
(Marianne Killackey - Special to Register Citizen)

TERRYVILLE >> Terryville beat Lewis Mills 50-49 Thursday night in a boys basketball game made for heroes. Each team has a super-star – Nate Cook for Mills, Shea Tracy for Terryville – but Thursday’s game had room for several more, starting with the defense. “Shea’s an incredible player, but I thought we made it hard […]

Tuesday’s Litchfield County roundup: Lamay leads Shepaug past Wamogo

Boys Basketball Shepaug 60 Wamogo 53 >> Shepaug’s Ryan Lamay scored 23 points (two 3-pointers) in the Spartans close win over Wamogo. The game was close the whole way until the four quarter when the Spartans pulled away for the win. Northwestern 74 Thomaston 57 >> Northwestern’s Stephen McGrath dominated all night scoring 20 points […]

GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 boys basketball poll: New London moves up to No. 6

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Dontell Glover drives in against Fairfield Prep. Hillhouse is No. 8 in this week's GameTimeCT Top 10 poll while Prep remains at No. 4.

Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 1. Sacred Heart 5-0 16 536 1 S Last week: Def. Kennedy 79-63. Bottom line: Mustapha Heron scored 32 points in the Hearts’ victory over Kennedy. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 2. Career 7-0 2 500 2 L Last week: Def. North Haven 74-34; def. Wilbur […]

Girls Basketball: Hoops Hub for Jan. 11 & live coverage

The Hoops Hub The News Hub Top 10 Poll: Familiar faces throughout. Court Vision: Vote for the Baller of the Week. Fresh face: East Haven may have the best freshman in the area. Standings: Find out where your favorite team is! Leaders: The tops scorers in the area. Previous Hoops Hubs Episode 1: Season preview […]

Boys basketball: Tim Considine’s 17 points leads Torrington past Gilbert

Torrington’s David White goes up for a layup. (Marianne Killackey — Special to the Register Citizen)

TORRINGTON >> Torrington’s boys basketball team beat Gilbert 68-48 Friday night in a game that proves again how deceiving numbers can be. For most of the way, it was a closer game than the final score shows and both teams are far better than their records – Torrington’s 2-5 and Gilbert’s 3-4. In what’s become […]

Friday’s Litchfield County roundup: Gilbert runs past Shepaug

Gilbert boys basketball earned its third victory of the season after defeating Shepaug 71-40 on the road. The Yellowjackets’ Garrett Lombardo led all scorers with 25 points. Paxton Franklin added 18 points in the victory. Shepaug’s Robert McCarthy scored a team-high 14 points. Clayton Schneider recorded 11 points. Gilbert is 3-3, Shepaug is 2-5. Gilbert […]

Thursday’s Litchfield County roundup: Northwestern rallies past New Fairfield

Behind a late run, Northwestern edged New Fairfield to earn its fifth victory of the season. The Highlanders outscored the Rebels 14-4 in the fourth quarter. Northwestern’s Stephen McGrath led all scorers with 21 points. Rick Persechino added 10 points. New Fairfield’s Jenner Stunkard scored 12 points and Jose Garcia recorded 11 points. Northwestern is […]

Tuesday’s Litchfield County roundup: Thomaston rolls past Shepaug

In a battle of two of the Berkshire League’s best, Thomaston girls basketball started strong and didn’t take their foot off the gas pedal in a 69-37 victory over Shepaug. The Golden Bears outscored the Spartans 40-10 in the first half. Thomaston’s Gabby Hurlbert scored a team-high 15 points. Morgan Sanson scored 14 points in […]

Monday’s Litchfield County roundup: Lewis Mills edges Northwestern

Behind a strong fourth quarter, Lewis Mills girls basketball defeated Northwestern 48-41 to continue their strong season. The Spartans’ Natalie Ruel scored a team-high 13 points with six rebounds. Corrine Morrow scored 12 points while Ruta Martisauskaite added 11 points in the victory. Northwestern’s Emma Beltrandi scored a game-high 21 points with 14 rebounds. Abby […]

GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 boys basketball poll: Fairfield Prep moves up to No. 4

"(Catherine Avalone/New Haven Register)
Fairfield Prep's Ryan Foley tries to guard Hillhouse's Dontell Glover during Prep's 80-70 win. Prep and Hillhouse switched places in the latest poll.

The top three teams remained the same as we hit 2015. Fairfield Prep won its 35th straight regular-season game by beating Hillhouse and moved up two spots. East Catholic also remained undefeated. New London, Hartford Public and Norwalk joined the top 10 for the first time this season. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class […]