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

VOTE in the 2015 GameTimeCT CCC baseball tournament

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It’s that time of year, time for postseason baseball. But while most of the conferences in the state are holding tournaments, the Central Connecticut Conference is sitting at home waiting for the state tournament to start. Last year some coaches and players said they would be in favor of a CCC tournament and that there has […]

The GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 Softball Poll: Southington No. 1, Thomaston jumps in at No. 9

Lauralton Hall and pitcher Ireland Miessau are ranked No. 7 in this week's Top 10 Poll.
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Southington remains at No. 1 in the latest Top 10 Poll followed by Fitch and St. Joseph. Thomaston enters at No. 9. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 1. SOUTHINGTON 19-0 15 450 1 LL Last week’s results: Defeated Simsbury 11-2 and Newington 13-1. Bottom line: The Blue Knights, who have won 65 straight […]

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 • Coginchaug’s Destiny Helmadach: Hit a go-ahead grand slam home run in the fifth inning in a 7-4 non-conference win over Berlin. • Hand’s Mel Rennie: Had […]

Pooch’s Top 10 Softball Ballot

Here is the ballot I submitted for the GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 Softball Poll after Week 7. The Top 10 poll will posted later today on-line and will appear in Monday’s print editions of the Register. Southington Fitch St. Joseph Cheshire Oxford Darien Lauralton Hall NFA Mercy South Windsor East Haven Amity Seymour Torrington […]

Gymnastics: Connecticut team finishes third at recent showcase meet

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The Connecticut gymnastics team finished third at a recemt meet in Florida. Pictured first row from left:  Nickie Deary, Woodstock; Abby McGuirk, Daniel Hand; Hailey Alicki, Foran; Izzy Williams, Nonnewaug; Erica Davidson, New Milford and Julia Lindberg, Shelton.  Second row from left: Amanda Macolino, North Haven; Jackie Deary, Woodstock; Mikayla Connor, Valley Regional; Megan Sapack, Pomperaug; Kathleen Pisciotta, Fairfield Ward; Anna Jannott, Newtown and Gabbie Gontarek, North Haven.  Back row, coaches from left: 
Kim Longobucco, Fairfield Ludlowe; Gene Michael Deary, Woodstock; Monica Bauer, Valley Regional; Kelly Smith, Hand; Robin Deary-Fillmore, Woodstock; Hal Rettstadt, Pomperaug; Bethany Mihaly, New Milford and Mark Sorrentino, Nonnewaug.

The Connecticut team of gymnasts finished third at the National High School Gymnastics Association Senior Showcase, held at the Estero Community Center in Estero, Florida on May 15-16. Abby McGuirk of Hand High, the Register’s Area MVP this past season, placed in a tie for 6th on vault and tied for 9th on beam. Jackie […]

Boys Lacrosse: Glastonbury takes down No. 8 Simsbury, wins CCC West regular season title

Glastonbury celebrates a goal in the first quarter against Simsbury on Friday night. The Tomahawks did a lot of celebrating as they beat the Trojans 12-4 and secured the CCC West regular season title. Derek Turner-GameTimeCT

GLASTONBURY>> It was just one of those days where everything seemed to go right for the Glastonbury boys lacrosse team. On the other hand, nothing No. 8 Simsbury did worked. On Senior Night, the Tomahawks outplayed the Trojans to the tune of a 12-4 win and in the process claimed the CCC West division regular […]

Middletown roundup: Helmedach, Coginchaug slam Berlin

Softball Coginchaug 7, Berlin 4 >> At Durham, Destiny Helmedach’s grand slam homer in the fifth inning sparked the Blue Devils to a non-league win on Friday. Courtney Votto went 2-for-2 with a lead-off home run in the fourth, and Taylor Marino had two hits, including a triple and an RBI for Coginchaug (14-5). Kelsie […]

CPTVSports’ Game Time: No. 1 Southington talks season and ’42-0′; plus Wheeler softball, E.O. Smith baseball, Lyme / Old Lyme girls lacrosse

Southington coach Davina Hernandez on CPTV Sports' May 21 episode of

If you wanted to see and hear No. 1-ranked Southington talk more about its successful 2015 softball team, including their controversial 42-0 victory over Farmington last week, then CPTV Sports’ latest Game Time show was for you. Southington coach Davina Hernandez was joined by senior shortstop Lauren Zazzaro. They talked about this year’s group and […]

Football: We’ve confirmed Paul Phillippon is Bristol Eastern’s head coach again

It’s Memorial Day weekend so we reserve the right to coast a little bit this Friday. So, in response to a commenter who (essentially) asked what’s the deal with Bristol Eastern’s not-really-confirmed hire of former coach Paul Phillippon? we figured we’d reach out to Bristol Eastern about it. But, again, it’s the start of Memorial […]

Boys Lacrosse: Anderson, Rocky Hill having breakout season

New Rocky Hill boys lacrosse coach Mike Albano (gray shirt) has the Terriers near the top of the Class S rankings and in the hunt for a CCC South championship. Derek Turner-GameTimeCT

ROCKY HILL>> Entering its fourth season as a varsity program, the Rocky Hill boys lacrosse team had never beaten Newington – until now. After a 13-1 dismantling of the Indians in the first game of the season, the Terriers immediately knew they were part of something special. But why is beating Newington so important to this […]

Thursday’s Middletown region sports roundup

Girls Lacrosse Haddam-Killingworth 23, Morgan 13 >> At Clinton, sophomore Brinley Anderson powered the Cougars attack with nine goals and two assists on Thursday. Katie Hausherr and Julie Hausherr netted five goals apiece for H-K (7-7). Cat Goss and Riley Musial each had four goals for the Huskies (9-7). Boys Tennis Middletown 6, Rockville 1 […]

2015 CCC Boys Lacrosse Tournament Pairings / Schedule

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The 2015 Central Connecticut Conference boys lacrosse tournament will be held Tuesday, May 26 and Thursday, May 28. A champion from each of the three divisions (North, South and West) will be crowned. The semi-finals for each division will be held on May 26 at the higher seed. The finals for each division will be […]

2015 CCC Boys Volleyball Tournament Pairings / Schedule

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The 2015 Central Connecticut Conference boys volleyball tournament will be held Friday, May 29 and Saturday, May 30. The quarterfinals on May 29 will be held at the higher seed, while the semi-finals and finals will be held at one location on May 30 to be determined. Newington is the reigning tournament (and Class M […]

Softball: Fast start lifts Berlin past Middletown

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Middletown senior Maddie Landry lines a base hit against Bristol Central  earlier this season. Landry is headed to Central Connecticut State University.

MIDDLETOWN >> The first inning was the decisive inning. Berlin scored four times in the first, a rally punctuated by back-to-back home runs by Kelsie Anderson and Katie Guild, and Middletown couldn’t recover as the Redcoats hung on for a key Central Connecticut Conference South softball win, 8-5, at the Moody School Field Wednesday evening. […]

Baseball: 2015 no-hitter / perfect game list [updated May 20]

Below is a list of the no-hitters to start the season. GameTimeCT.com will be keeping track of all the no-no’s and perfect games across the state this season. If you have thrown a no-hitter or perfect game put it in the comments. Also to get your perfect game or no-no on the list, tweet it […]

Wednesday’s Middletown region sports roundup

Baseball Coginchaug 4, Valley Regional 3 (9) >> At Durham, Zach Terrill hit a game-winning single in the bottom of the ninth and winning pitcher John Mormile went the distance with 14 strikeouts to lead the Blue Devils (11-9) on Wednesday. The Warriors fell to 13-6. North Branford 5, Haddam-Killingworth 4 >> At Higganum, Xavier […]

Boys Tennis: Soloman pleasantly surprised with Hall’s success

WEST HARTFORD >> Hall boys tennis coach Jim Solomon was not sure what to expect from this year’s team. But so far he has been pleasantly surprised as the Warriors continue to rack up wins. Coming off a 5-2 victory over Farmington on Monday, Hall is 10-3 and has won two straight matches. Hall’s losses […]

Baseball: Hall returning to state tournament

WEST HARTFORD >> The Hall baseball team is headed back to the state tournament, but first it is hoping its hard work results in a few more wins heading into the postseason. The Warriors (8-10) are playing their best ball of the season and had won four of their last five games before a loss […]

Baseball: Weaver wins first game since 2010

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For the first time since April 12, 2010, the Weaver baseball team has a ‘W’ next to its name. As a matter of fact, there are two wins on the Weaver schedule now this season. On Tuesday, the Beavers beat Two Rivers 17-3 at home for their second win of the year. The first took […]

GameTimeCT / Register Lacrosse Top 10 Poll: Greenwich, unbeaten in Connecticut, is the new No. 1

Greenwich is the new No. 1 in the GameTimeCT / NHRegister poll.

The 2014-15 Register / GameTimeCT Top 10 lacrosse poll for May 19,2015. Compiled by Dan Nowak. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Div 1. GREENWICH 12-3 9 125 3 L Last week: Defeated Trinity Catholic 19-1 and Darien 12-11 (OT). Bottom line: Cardinals, gearing up for FCIAC tournament, are 12-0 against Connecticut teams, including 5-0 against Top […]