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:

Girls volleyball: Vinal Tech ready for some home cookin’

Vinal Tech senior captain Kristin Crowley stays focused during a passing drill at the Hawks first indoor practice on Tuesday. Photo by Jimmy Zanor -  Middletown Press

MIDDLETOWN >> The sparkling new floor looked as pristine as the deck on the world’s richest yacht. You could even smell the polish. The waxy odor, however, was just a welcome sign. The Vinal Tech girls volleyball team was finally home. After practicing for a little over a month outdoors, and playing their first eight […]

Pooch’s Picks: Week 4 Greater New Haven Football Predictions

Mike Pucci’s WEEK 4 SPOTLIGHT North Branford at Valley Regional/Old Lyme • When: Thursday, 6:30 p.m. • Where: Valley Regional, Deep River • Records: North Branford 3-0; Valley Regional/Old Lyme 3-0 • Players to watch: North Branford — Eddie Miller, Sr., QB/FS; Austin Calamita, Sr., SE/E; Mike Kaiser, Sr., OL/DE; Valley Regional/Old Lyme — Chris […]

Wednesday’s New Haven County area postponements


Wednesday’s postponements BOYS SOCCER NVL Ansonia at Derby (Witek Park), ppt. to Thursday, 3:30 p.m. Seymour at Holy Cross, ppd. to Thursday, 3:45 p.m. GIRLS SOCCER NVL Derby at Ansonia, ppd. to Thursday, 3:45 p.m. Holy Cross at Seymour, ppd. to Thursday, 3:30 p.m. Non-league Lauralton Hall at Med Ed Prep, ppd. to Friday, 4 […]

Tuesday’s NH County girls soccer roundup: Guilford edges Hand

Guilford 3, Hand 2 >> Julia Carr scored all three goals for Guilford (6-1, 3-0) in an SCC Hammonasset Division win at Madison. Lauren Brandau and Olivia Sacco scored for the Tigers (2-1). Platt Tech 4, Holy Family/Norwich Tech 0 >> Erin Daly had three goals to tie the school record for career goals for […]

Tuesday’s NH cross country roundup: Amity beats Branford in battle of unbeatens

The Amity boys' cross country team defeated Branford Tuesday afternoon. Photo by Mary Albl

Amity 19, Branford 44 (at Woodbridge) 3.0 miles Individual results: 1. Kyle Beaudette (A), 16:17; 2. Luke Arsenault (B), 16:35; 3. Harrison Block (A), 16:43; 4. Sri Kadimi (A), 16:44; 5. Aiden Leonard-Pasley (A), 16:49 Records: B 6-1; A 7-0. Cheshire wins three (At North Haven) 3.0 miles Team results: Cheshire 20, North Haven 43; […]

Tuesday’s Litchfield County roundup: Northwestern boys cross country continues strong season

Marianne Killackey - Special to Register Citizen
Northwestern boys cross country competes against Gilbert and Housatonic in a tri-meet Tuesday afternoon.

Northwestern ran strong during a tri-meet against Housatonic and Gilbert. Northwestern beat Gilbert 15-50 while Housatonic defeated Gilbert 18-43. The Highlanders swept the Top-5 with Peter Bakker finishing first with a time of 16:39. Gavin Woodward finished second with a time 17:09. Housatonic’s Pat Considine finished sixth with a time of 18:46. Gilbert’s Jordan Brusmann […]

Girls soccer: State coaches poll, week 3

Week ending Sept. 27 Class LL-L First-place votes in parenthesis Team                               Points   1. St. Joseph (10)                   100 2. South Windsor                     87 3. Fairfield Warde                   82 4. Glastonbury                         66 5. Avon                                      61 6. Simsbury                               50 7. Middletown                          38 […]

Week 4 GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 Football Poll: Southington No. 1; Cheshire, Xavier move in

Cheshire's football team gets fired up before its 42-28 victory over West Haven Friday night. (Photo Peter Hvizdak)

Cheshire’s convincing 42-28 victory over West Haven on Friday night has lifted the Rams into the GameTimeCT / New Haven Register Top 10 poll heading into Week 4. Actually, it’s a Top 11 because Xavier (3-0) has made its debut as well alongside Hand (2-1) at No. 10. The Falcons are 3-0 and have allowed […]

Monday’s NH County girls soccer roundup: Lauralton Hall edges West Haven

Gianna Mecca’s goal in the 76th minute propelled the Lauralton Hall girls soccer team to a 1-0 win over West Haven Monday at Milford. Sarah Haselkamp and Mary Finnigan both recorded assists on the goal for the Crusaders (5-2). Colleen McCarthy made two saves in the shutout. Janiene Tuinman had 13 saves for West Haven […]

Monday’s Litchfield County roundup: Wolcott Tech boys soccer draws O’Brien Tech

In a matchup of two winless teams, both Wolcott Tech and O’Brien Tech were unable to get their first victories. The game finished in a 3-3 double overtime draw. The Wildcats’ Mitch Sorenson scored two goals while Josh Santiago added a goal. O’Brien Tech’s Ricardo Mosquera scored two goals. Wolcott Tech’s Kyle Janson made three […]

Cross Country: Ridgefield, Tolland remain No. 1 in latest poll

For the third straight week, the Ridgefield boys and Tolland girls remained the No. 1 teams in the latest Connecticut High School Coaches Cross Country poll. The Ridgefield boys received 14 first-place votes, Danbury and Staples are second and third, while Amity stayed at the fourth spot. On the girls’ side, Tolland received 13 first-place […]

The Day Top 10 Coaches Poll Weeks 3-4: New Canaan still No. 1, Southington No. 2

New Canaan's Matt DeMattia (right) lifts Matt  Cognetta into the air after Cognetta scored a clinching touchdown in New Canaan's 35-20 victory over Greenwich (Photo Peter Paguaga)

The Day of New London’s Top 10 Coaches Poll for Weeks 3-4 has been released and, while the No. 1 votes have consolidated a bit, the coaches differ significantly from the GameTimeCT / Register poll’s writers and broadcasters in the selection and placement of the state’s best 10 teams. In the coaches poll, New Canaan […]

Soccer notebook: Morgan girls get off to fast start, eye postseason berths

Coach Megan Kilbride hopes the last two seasons of rebuilding campaigns turns into a very successful season this fall for the Morgan girls’ soccer team. The Huskies went 5-8-3 and 6-9-1 the last two years and are now nearly four years removed from its first-ever appearance in the Class S state championship game. But the […]

Soccer: Top New Haven County performances, upcoming games to watch this week

Photo by Dave Phillips
Gianluca Perrotti, left, and the Hand boys' soccer team have two tough games this week against Guilford and Xavier.

FINE PERFORMANCES Luis Rodriguez, Whitney Tech: Freshman scored all four goals in a 4-3 overtime win against Kaynor Tech, added three more in a come-from-behind 4-3 win over Kolbe Cathedral and had one in a 2-0 win over Wolcott Tech. Marcos Espinosa, Seymour: Junior scored three goals in a 6-0 win over Derby. Danielle Richardson, […]

High School Football Week 3 Schedule / Results / Story links

Football bug

FRIDAY, SEPT. 26 CCC DIV. I EAST Glastonbury 42, S.Windsor 0 CCC DIV. I WEST Southington 47, Simsbury 7 CCC DIV. II EAST Wethersfield 50, E.O. Smith 3 CCC DIV. II WEST Maloney 49, Farmington 20 Middletown 34, Brist.East. 7 Windsor 38, Brist.Cent. 6 CCC DIV. III EAST Berlin 42, Tolland 7 Platt 61, Plainville […]

Football: How the state’s top 10 teams fared Friday night

Team                              Fared                                                 Up next 1. Southington (3-0)    Def. Simsbury 47-7                         Bye week 2. Darien (2-0)             Saturday vs. Bassick, 1:30 p.m.          Thursday vs. St. Joseph, 3 p.m. 3. New Canaan (2-0)   Saturday vs. Greenwich, 1:30 p.m.  Thursday […]