Constitution State Conference

A unique league among the 10 the Constitution State Conference is a collection of schools aligned by type, rather than geography. The league features 21 magnet and technical schools spread throughout the state.
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Connecting with sports not sanctioned by the CIAC

Hamden girls hockey captains Samantha Cozzolino (left) and Caraline Kennedy (photo supplied by Hamden coach Mike Callan)

Bowling (30 teams) and girls ice hockey (21 teams) are two high school sports with the potential to grow enough in the next few years to be sanctioned by the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference. The CIAC requires a sport to have 20 percent of the schools in the state, or 38 teams, competing on the […]

Football: Citing low numbers, Wolcott Tech cancels 2015 varsity season

Wolcott Tech quarterback Mickey Ross runs for yardage as a Quinebaug defender gives chase during a game last season. (File photo Marianne Killackey)

TORRINGTON >> The Wolcott Tech varsity football program will take a break this year due to low numbers, Athletic Director Ray Tanguay said today. “Of our 31 total kids out for the program, just 12 are eligible to play varsity,” Tanguay said. “The numbers include 14 freshmen, seven of whom have never played before. The majority […]

CSC Football 2015: O’Brien Tech preview

O'Brien Tech quarterback Michael Macary (7) returns as a junior to help the Condors get back on track in 2015. Photo via O'Brien Tech High School.

Vitals Coach: Nick Aprea (4th year, 5-25) Conference: Constitution State Conference Playoff Class: S (360 boys enrollment) Home: Finn Stadium at Shelton High School 2014 Record: 0-10 (0-10 CSC) 2015 Kickoff: Sept. 12 vs. Cheney Tech, 3 p.m. Captains: Not selected yet Team website: O’Brien Tech, MaxPreps page Top players Michael Macary, Jr., QB (5-11, 175) Chris Marganski, Sr., T (5-11, 275) Jose Lopez, Jr., G (5-8, 240) Matthieu […]

Football: Middletown region football menu should be a local treat

Middletown's Hunter Belzo runs with the football during last year's Class L-Small semifinals (Photo Peter Hvizdak)

MIDDLETOWN >> The high school football season is right around the corner and peeking at our local teams’ schedules we found that Xavier plays two games at West Haven’s Ken Strong Stadium and none at their sparkling new on-campus field; the Coginchaug versus Cromwell Thanksgiving Day battle is no more; defending Class S champion Valley […]

CSC Football 2015: Bullard-Havens preview

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Highlights: Sophomore quarterback Tyrese Wright takes over the Bullard Havens Tech offense in 2015 and looks to lead the Tigers back to the Class S playoffs for a second straight season. Vitals Coach: John Johnson (8th year, 50-23) Conference: Constitution State Conference Playoff Class: S (368 boys enrollment) Home: Bullard Havens Technical High School 2014 Record: 9-3 (8-2 CSC; Lost to Valley Regional/Old Lyme […]

CSC Football 2015: Prince Tech preview

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Vitals Coach: Robert Rubin (4th year, 25-7) Conference: Constitution State Conference Playoff Class: S (375 boys enrollment) Home: Moriarty Field 2014 Record: 8-3 (8-2 CSC) 2015 Kickoff: Sept. 11 at Harding, 7 p.m. Captains: N/A Team website: Prince Tech on, MaxPreps page Top players Vernon Mcalmont III, Sr., RB/OLB (5-11, 195) Vincent Ruff, Jr., RB/OLB (6-0, 210) Naji Stapleton, Jr., G/DE (5-11, 200) Cletus Mathurin, So., T/DE […]

2015 CSC Football Team Preview Capsules


Preview page for the 2015 CSC Football season. Note: Links to team previews will be updated as previews are published throughout the month. Team-by-Team Previews Abbott Tech/Immaculate Bassick Bullard-Havens Capital/Achievement Cheney Tech Harding O’Brien Tech Platt Tech Prince Tech Quinebaug Valley (Putnam/Tourellotte/Ellis Tech) Thames River (Norwich Tech/St. Bernard) Vinal/East Hampton/Goodwin Wilcox Tech Wolcott Tech Team-by-Team Schedules MASTER SCHEDULE Abbott […]

Soccer: 2015 All-American games to be held in December

(Catherine Avalone - New Haven Register)  St. Joseph head coach Jack Nogueira coaches the Cadets to a 5-1 win over the Cheshire Rams at the Dalling Sports Complex at St. Joseph High School in Trumbull, Thursday, November 6, 2014 in CIAC Class LL second round soccer action. The #3 Cadets will play the Fairfield Warde Mustangs ranked sixth on November 9 in Trumbull.

The 2015 Girls and Boys High School Soccer All-American games will be held Dec. 5 at Cardinal Gibbons High School in Raleigh, North Carolina. The Connecticut girls on the East team watch list are as follows: Maggie Basta, Greenwich Academy, F Jenna Bike, St. Joseph, F Mara Constantino, Glastonbury, M Kaila Lozado, Newington, F Abbey […]

2015 New Haven Register All-State Softball Lineups

FIRST TEAM Player                    Team           Year     Pos. Kendra Friedt       Southington   Sr.        P (MVP) Ashley Guillette   Oxford            Sr.        P Raeanne Geffert   Seymour        Jr.        P Casey Harding      Cheshire         Sr.       3B Dani Kemp             Foran             Sr.       SS Kaley Kempf         Oxford           Sr.        […]

2015 New Haven Register All-State Baseball Lineups

First Team Player                       Yr.      Pos.       Team MVP: Mike Cowell    Sr.        P            Shelton Buddy Dewaine         Sr.        P           Montville Paul Gozzo                 Sr.       C             Sheehan Brian Moskey            Sr.       P/SS      Haddam-Killingworth Cooper Mworka        Sr.       SS           Cheshire Randy Polonia           Sr.       P             Trinity Catholic Ron Rossomando      Sr.       P              Bunnell Mike Savino              Sr.       IF            West Haven Kevin Stone               Sr. […]

Track and Field: Danae Rivers third in 800, CT athletes dominate at NB Nationals

The Tolland girls' 4x1 mile placed second at the New Balance Nationals on Sunday, earning all-american status and setting an unofficial state record. Photo courtesy of Jenny Jacobs

Under hot and humid conditions at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals at North Carolina A&T’s Aggie Stadium in Greensboro late Sunday afternoon, the game plan for Danae Rivers was to just go out hard. In a talented 800-meter field that featured multiple top 20 runners in the nation, the junior from Wilbur Cross was able […]

Track and Field: CT athletes take on New Balance Nationals, Brooks PR

Tolland will look to continue its historic season this weekend at the New Balance Nationals. Register file photo

The high school track and field season will finally come to an end for many Connecticut track and field athletes this weekend. A handful of athletes will compete at the New Balance Outdoor Nationals in Greensboro, North Carolina (Friday thru Sunday), while two athletes will race at the Brooks PR Invitational in Seattle on Saturday. […]

Track and Field: St. Paul’s Kilmer wins heptathlon title

St. Paul's Jillian Kilmer heads to the finish line Wednesday afternoon the 800 mete event of the girls' heptathlon. Photo by Mary Albl/Register

NEW BRITAIN >> With a 143-point lead over Hillhouse’s Jaliyah White heading into the final event, St. Paul’s Jillian Kilmer knew what she needed to do. The junior from Torrington dug deep to pull off a grueling 800-meter run and secure the first-place finish in the CIAC heptathlon on Wednesday afternoon at Willow Brook Park. […]

Track and Field: Hillhouse’s White in second place after Day 1 of heptathlon

Hillhouse's Jaliyah White, left and St. Paul's Jillian Kilmer battle it out in 200 meter dash Tuesday afternoon at Willow Brook Park in New Britain at the CIAC heptathlon championships. Photo by Mary Albl/Register

NEW BRITAIN >> Hillhouse’s Jaliyah White is in a familiar position heading into the final day of the CIAC heptathlon. For the second straight year White sits in second place. Tuesday afternoon at Willow Brook Park, White scored 2,607 points, while St. Paul’s Jillian Kilmer leads after one day of competition with 2,621 points. “My […]

The 2015 CHSCA All-State Softball Team

Seymour's Raeanne Geffert pitches vs. Oxford in the NVL title game Wednesday, May 27, 2015.  (Catherine Avalone - New Haven Register)

The Connecticut High School Coaches Association recently announced its All-State teams in softball. They are: CLASS LL Jenna DiLorenzo,  Amity Katie Koshes, Amity Casey Harding, Cheshire Mackenzie Juodaitis, Cheshire Olivia Odermatt, Cheshire Noelle Daley, Danbury Mel Rennie, Hand Erika Osherow, Darien Madison DeRita, Mercy Jazanyia Irizarry, New Britain Olivia Burgos, Newington Emily Woznick, Newtown Megan […]

Track and Field: Heptathlon/decathlon performance list

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CIAC Decathlon & Heptathlon Championship at the Coast Guard Academy.

Tuesday and Wednesday at Willow Brook Park in New Britain, the CIAC heptathlon/decathlon, steeplechase and hammer throw championships will take place. Here is the official schedule: Girls Heptathlon – June 16 (11:30 a.m.), June 17 (11 a.m.) Boys Decathlon – June 16, 17 (11 a.m.) Girls Hammer Throw – June 16 (2:30 p.m.) Boys Hammer […]

Track and Field: Record-setting day for Rivers at New Englands

Danae Rivers of Wilbur Cross battles Hannah Parker of Coe-Brown in the girls' 800. Photo by Mary Albl

SACO, MAINE >> With an exhausted but satisfied expression, Wilbur Cross junior Danae Rivers said she had just enough left in her. And that was all she needed Saturday afternoon. With 100 meters to go in the girls’ 800 meter race at Thornton Academy at the New England Track and Field Championships, Rivers surged past […]