Central Connecticut Conference

The Central Connecticut Conference is the largest league in the state with a membership that features 32 schools in the central region of Connecticut, including the capitol city of Hartford. The league, led by Commissioner Barbara Startup, consists of four eight-team divisions divided by geography. CCC teams won a total of 29 CIAC Championships in the 2011-12 academic year.
League Website: www.centralconnecticutconference.org

Boys volleyball: Tomahawks too much for Xavier

GLASTONBURY >> The Tomahawks boys volleyball team was better prepared Tuesday evening and it showed on the court, beating Xavier in straights sets at Glastonbury High School. Galvin Haught and Shane Harasyko led the home team attack with 10 kills apiece, despite Harasyko playing out of position due to school vacation. The junior middle blocker […]

Baseball: Plainville rallies past Middletown

By Jim Bransfield Press Correspondent MIDDLETOWN >> There are different kinds of losses. Some days you just tip your cap to the other team and on other days the losses are tough, might-have-been kinds of losses. But then there are the brutal ones, the kind that keeps coaches up at night. Middletown’s 5-4 Central Connecticut […]

CCC baseball: Arel throws one-hitter as No. 5 Northwest Catholic tops No. 8 Southington

NWC's John Arel throws a pitch during his master performance in a 1-0 victory over Southington April 21, 2014. Photo Derek Turner

  SOUTHINGTON >> John Arel was dominant. There’s no other way to put it. The senior right-hander, who is signed to play at Division I University of Maine next year, flirted with perfection and wound up with a one-hit, 15 strikeout gem in Northwest Catholic’s 1-0 victory over CCC West rival Southington on Monday afternoon at […]

GameTimeCT / Register Softball Top 10 Poll: Southington is No. 1

Torrington’s Sara Heath slides in safely after hitting a two-run home run in a recent game. Torrington moved up to No. 2 in the state polls  (Photo: Laurie Gaboardi — Register Citizen)

Team                                            Points           Last         Class 1. Southington (5-0) (13)                 472             4               LL Last week: Defeated Rockville 5-0, Conard 13-0 and Bristol Eastern 1-0. Bottom line: The defending Class LL state champions might have a new coach (Davina Hernandez) and pitcher (Kendra […]

Softball: This week’s Diamond Gems

In the Diamond Gems feature, we will take a look back at some of last week’s top performances. We’ll also look ahead to the upcoming week. HIT PARADE • Stephanie Appelberg, Masuk: Senior hit game-winning two-run home run in the fifth inning in a 2-1 victory over Lauralton Hall. • Amber Bonewicz, West Haven: Senior […]

Pooch’s Top 10 Softball Ballot

Here’s how I voted in the GameTimeCT/Register Top 10 Softball Poll after Week 2. The Top 10 poll will run in Monday’s print editions of the Register.  We’ll post it on-line here at gametimect.com as soon as its compiled.   1. Southington 2. Torrington 3.  Berlin 4. Maloney 5. East Lyme 6. St. Joseph 7. […]

New Haven Register 2013-14 All-State Boys Basketball Team


MVP Paschal Chukwu Fairfield Prep, Sr., 7-0, C Stats: Averaged 14.3 points, 11 rebounds and five blocks per game for the SCC champions. Finished with 21 points, 17 rebounds and 12 blocks in the Class LL state final against Bridgeport Central. Honors: Two-time All-State and All-SCC Quinnipiac Division selection. Named MVP of the SCC this […]

NH Register 2013-14 All-State boys basketball team lineups

FIRST TEAM Player                        Height    School                   Year Tyler Ancrum             5-9         Bridgeport Central    Sr. Paschal Chukwu        7-2         Fairfield Prep             Sr Raiquan Clark            6-4          Hillhouse                   Sr. E.J. Crawford             6-4   […]

CCC softball: No. 4 Southington squeaks by Bristol Eastern

BRISTOL >> One run is all Southington’s softball team needed, especially with the way Kendra Friedt was pitching. The Blue Knights scratched off one run in the sixth inning to beat the Lancers 1-0 Friday at Bristol Eastern High School. Friedt and Sarah Beliveau engaged in a classic pitchers duel, combining to strike out 17 batters. […]

Baseball: Middletown picks off Manchester

By Jimmy Zanor jzanor@ctcentral.com @ShoreLineSports on Twitter MANCHESTER >> After handing Manchester a 2-1 lead on an infield error in the fourth inning, Middletown baseball coach Jason Serra gathered his players outside the dugout for an impromptu meeting. “That (error) was one of those plays where we can and should get an out on,” Serra […]

CCC softball: Harris, Berlin blank Bristol Central

Ileish Burney (7IP, 9 H, 0 BB, 4 K, 6 R) of Bristol Central delivers a pitch Thursday afternoon at Sage Park in Berlin. The Redcoats beat the Rams, 6-0.
Derek Turner - GameTimeCT

BERLIN >> Makayla Harris took the ball Thursday afternoon and shut down the bats of Bristol Central. The All-State pitcher from a year ago struck out six and allowed just one base-runner to reach third as the Redcoats shut out the Rams, 6-0 at Sage Park. “That’s a great hitting team, to shut them out […]

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


Update, April 17, 10:54: According to John Ferazzi, the rosters previously published are incorrect, so we have reposted NEW final rosters below. Enjoy. Original Post:  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 […]

Girls lacrosse: Hall scores early, often to beat Cheshire

(Arnold Gold-New Haven Register)  Michelle Federico of Cheshire (left) tries to get past Hall's Lydia Chelli during Hall's 12-7 victory Wednesday.

CHESHIRE >> Despite the loss of three starters, the Cheshire girls lacrosse team did its best to be competitive with Hall on Wednesday, including limiting the Warriors’ top attacker Alannah Boyle to only one goal. But the Warriors’ speed, combined with the Rams playing the last 15 minutes of the game down a player, eventually […]

CCC boys volleyball: Newington cruises past East Hartford

NEWINGTON >> School vacation got in the way of this volleyball match living up to expectations. Newington, at full strength, defeated a short-handed East Hartford team in straight sets Wednesday evening in the Richard E. Rogalski Gymnasium. The Indians (4-0) never trailed and the scored was tied just once throughout the entire match. East Hartford […]

CCC boys volleyball: Glastonbury downs Wethersfield in straight sets

WETHERSFIELD>>Despite trailing early in the first two sets, Glastonbury battled back and beat Wetherfield 3-0 at the Silas Deane Middle School gym Tuesday evening. Wethersfield (0-4) came out strong in the first set taking an 11-5 lead before Glastonbury took a timeout. But from there the Tomahawks battled back and took control. “We hit a […]

Despite 0-2 record Conard softball has been competitive

WEST HARTFORD >> A young team facing tough competition, the Conard High softball team has been competitive early on this season despite a pair of tough losses. The Chieftains are off to an 0-2 start to the 2014 season having lost two one-run games. Conard lost its season opener 9-8 at Glastonbury last Wednesday and […]

Hall boys volleyball moving in right direction

WEST HARTFORD — The Hall High boys volleyball team wants to get to the postseason and they took a step in the right direction to open their season. The Warriors opened their season with a 3-2 victory at Rockville last Wednesday to get the 2014 season off to a solid start. Having won just 10 […]

State championship bling (a series): Southington football’s LL title rings

Southington's football team shows off its 2013 Class LL championship rings (Photo: Mike Drury, Southington Football)

Southington football received its 2013 Class LL championship football rings last week. And you know what that means: Yes, it’s time for another episode of ‘Championship Bling,’ where we post your team’s hardware from its recent state championship. In previous episodes we showed you St. Joseph’s banner and New Canaan’s rings. Above is the prototype and closer look […]