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.
League Website: www.cttech.org/csc/

2015 CHSCA All-State Boys Basketball teams

Bunnell's Ryan Pittman (left)

The 2015 Connecticut High School Coaches Association All-State boys basketball teams as voted upon by its membership: Class LL FIRST TEAM Marcus Blackwell, Bridgeport Central DeAnte’ Bruton, Ledyard Rayon Christie, Simsbury Ryan Foley, Fairfield Prep Don Jarrett, Kennedy Roy Kane, Norwalk Jeremiah Livingston, Westhill Tom Nolan, Fairfield Prep Trey Witter, Farmington SECOND TEAM Kweshon Askew, […]

Boys basketball: CHSCA All-Star Festival set for Wednesday night

Valley Regional senior David Bradbury drives to the basket against Old Lyme's Jacob Ballachino in the SLC championship game. Bradbury will be among many competing in the CHSCA All-Star Festival Wednesday evening at Maloney.  Photo by Catherine Avalone - New Haven Register

The 40th annual CT High School Coaches Association All-Star Festival will take place tonight at Maloney High. The Class M-S game will tip at 6:15 p.m., followed by the LL-L game at about 7:45. The following seniors scheduled to play for the Class M/S Constitution Team are: Jack Connelly (Ellington), Timothy Flynn (Classical Magnet), Rachone […]

GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 poll: Bunnell, Naugatuck earn places in final poll

Bunnell's Ryan Piuttman tries to grab the ball from Naugatuck's Jarron Chapman during Bunnell's 72-61 win for the CIAC Class L boys basketball championship. Bunnell is ranked 5th and Naugatuck 8th in the final GameTimeCT/Register Top 10 poll of the season. (Catherine Avalone/New Haven Register)

Sacred Heart remained in the No. 1 spot for the entire season and is the unanimous choice in the final one. Take a look at the rest of the fginal poll of the 2014-15 season: Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 1. SACRED HEART 28-0 18 540 1 S Final result: Defeated Valley Regional […]

Boys basketball: New Haven area three-point leaders

From games reported to the Register Player Team 3s Jason Frazer West Haven 67 Tyreek Perkins Career 61 Ciole Chudoba Oxford 61 David Bradbury Valley Regional 52 Anthony D’Amico Oxford 50 Pat Doyle Notre Dame 46 Troy Walters Hillhouse 46 Rich Kelly Fairfield Prep 46 Blair Johnson Hamden 45 Drew Nolan Hopkins 44 Nick Durso […]

Final 2015 GameTimeCT / Register Girls Basketball Top 10: Capital Prep No. 1

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Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 1.  Capital Prep  25-1 17 510 1 L Last week:  Def. Northwest Catholic 87-59 in the final. Bottom line: Was there really any doubt? Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 2.  Wilton 25-2 0 466 8 LL Last week:   Def. South Windsor 73-45 in the final. Bottom line:  Most underrated […]

Girls Basketball: Capital Prep is No. 1 (But you knew that already)

Capital Prep defeated Northwest Catholic, 87-59, for the CIAC Class L girls basketball championship, Sunday, March 22, 2015, at Mohegan Sun. (Catherine Avalone/New Haven Register)

UNCASVILLE >> The state’s worst-kept secret was revealed as Class L champion Capital Prep was voted the No. 1 team in Connecticut for the third straight season. The Trailblazers received all 17 first-place votes to amass 510 points. Capital Prep, which was seeded fourth in the Class L tournament, ran all over 11th-seeded Northwest Catholic […]

Girls Basketball: Final 2015 New Haven County standings

Standings SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT CONFERENCE Hammonasset Division Division Overall W-L W-L *Hand 8-0 21-4 Law 5-3 13-9 Hillhouse 4-4 9-14 Guilford 2-6 14-10 Foran 1-7 3-17 Housatonic Division Division Overall W-L W-L *Sheehan 8-0 21-5 Cheshire 5-3 13-10 Amity 5-3 12-12 Lyman Hall 1-7 6-14 Shelton 1-7 6-15 Quinnipiac Division Division Overall W-L W-L *Mercy 8-0 […]

Football: Northeast Showcase to be held May 2

The 6th Annual Northeast Football Showcase which will be held May 2 at Cheshire High School. The Northeast Football Showcase provides high school, prep school, and junior college football players with the opportunity to showcase their athletic abilities to Division II, Division III, and NAIA college coaches throughout the Northeast. This year’s showcase is directed […]

The Complete 2015 CIAC Winter Championship Weekend Final Scoreboard and Recaps

Sacred Heart-Waterbury's Mustapha Heron (Photo Catherine Avalone)

Below is all the results and story links from the 2015 CIAC State Championships. Highlight video, above, via John Holt of WFSB-3. All videos clips via CPTVSports coverage. LIVE BLOG REPLAYS: Boys Basketball | Girls Basketball | Hockey Boys Basketball CLASS LL FAIRFIELD PREP 51, WESTHILL 50 PHOTO GALLERY CLASS L BUNNELL 72, NAUGATUCK 61 […]

Class L girls basketball : Capital Prep rolls past NWC, to third-straight title

Capital Prep's Kiah Gillespie throws her basketball jersey into the crowd of fans after the Trailblazers defeat Northwest Catholic, 87-59, for the CIAC Class L girls basketball championship, Sunday, March 22, 2015, at Mohegan Sun. (Catherine Avalone/New Haven Register)

UNCASVILLE >> Capital Prep was not happy on Saturday. Hoping to play its Class L final game, the Trailblazers instead had to wait until Sunday, since that’s when its game was scheduled for. That meant they had to practice. “We look at it (during practice) like (coach Tammy Millsaps) hates us,” said Trailblazers senior forward […]

State Open Boys Swimming: Cheshire’s Bishop wins two events, Greenwich three-peats

Cheshire's Karl Bishop won two events at Saturday's State Open. 
John Vanacore/Register

NEW HAVEN >> Karl Bishop’s experience at Saturday’s State Open championship meet was certainly a memorable one. The Cheshire junior won two events, including one of the meet’s most thrilling races. Bishop claimed victory in the 200 freestyle and then tied Staples’ Daniel Williams for first in the 500 freestyle at Yale’s Kiphuth Pool. Bishop […]

Live updates: The CIAC Boys Swimming State Open Championship at Yale

West Haven's Max Prado won the 200 IM at the Class L state championship on Tuesday.
Arnold Gold/Register

Follow a live Twitter stream of all the CIAC boys swimming State Open championship Saturday at Yale. The Open gets underway at 2:30 p.m.   Boys Swimming: State Open championship capsule   Hand’s Tianyi Zeng wins State Open diving title   Complete CIAC Winter Sports Championship Schedule and Broadcast Links To view on mobile please […]

CIAC Girls Basketball: Preview capsules of the state championship games

Cromwell finally got over the hump, defeating Morgan in the Class M semifinals after losing the first three meetings.   Photo by Arnold Gold/New Haven Register

The Run Ends Here! Class LL Championship No. 2 Wilton vs. No. 1 South Windsor Where: Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville When: Saturday, 6:15 p.m. Records: No. 2 Wilton 24-2; No. 1 South Windsor 27-1 State rankings: Fairfield Prep No. 2; South Windsor No. 5 TV: CPTV Sports, NFHSNetwork.com CIAC WINTER CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND SCHEDULE • Championship […]

Boys basketball: How much will championship game experience matter this weekend?

Naugatuck's Jason Bradley gets the rebound as Career's Justin Campbell (23) and Kevin Smith (13) defend as the Greyhounds defeat the Panthers in the Class L state semifinals. Naugatuck is searching for its first state championship since 1942. (Catherine Avalone/New Haven Register)

Half the teams playing for boys basketball state championships this weekend have now combined for three state titles and 12 appearances beginning with the 2010-11 season. As for the other four teams, none of them have made an appearance in a state final over the past 34 years. Two of them never have. That’s the […]

CIAC Boys Basketball: Preview capsules of the state championship games

The Fairfield Prep Jesuits celebrate following their 59-57 win in overtime in the Class LL state tournament semifinals.
Will the team be celebrating again after it plays Westhill for the Class LL state championship title at Mohegan Sun Saturday night?(Catherine Avalone/New Haven Register)

CLASS LL CHAMPIONSHIP No. 1 FAIRFIELD PREP (24-2) vs. No. 2 WESTHILL (25-1) When: Saturday, 8:15 p.m. Where: Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville TV: CPTV Sports Internet: NFHSNetwork.com Championship game appearances: This is Prep’s eighth appearance, fourth in the past five years, going 2-5, last winning in 1997; This is Westhill’s first appearance. What to look […]

Boys Swimming: State Open championship capsule

Notre Dame-West Haven's David May is a contender in the 200 IM and butterfly at Saturday's State Open.
Catherine Avalone/Register

Vitals When: Saturday, 2:30 p.m. Where: Yale’s Kiphuth Pool, New Haven On the Air: Watch Live on NFHSNetwork (subscription required) Real Time RESULTS Swimmers to watch: Karl Bishop, Cheshire (200 freestyle, 500 freestyle) Matt Dagenais, Middletown (200 individual medley, backstroke) Thomas Dillinger, Greenwich (200 IM, 100 free) Jack Doherty, Middletown (50 free, 100 free) Iain […]

Football: Benjamin hired at Platt Tech

Jimmy Benjamin has been elevated from assistant coach to head coach at Platt Tech. Benjamin takes over for Chris Theriault, who stepped down after two seasons at the helm. For the past four years, Benjamin served as the Panthers’ head freshman coach and as an offensive line coach on the varsity. Benjamin, a former football […]

Class M Swimming: Notre Dame finishes second behind Brookfield

Notre Dame-West Haven placed second at Wednesday's Class M state championship meet.

MIDDLETOWN >> As the season progressed, the more confident Notre Dame-West Haven swim coach Steve DiVerniero became about his team’s prospects at the Class M state championship meet. But Notre Dame exceeded even his expectations. Paced by sophomore David May’s victory in the 100-yard butterfly, and a winning 200 freestyle relay, the Green Knights finished […]