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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Bligen leads Platt Tech over O’Brien Tech to win Seven-Mile Trophy

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MILFORD >> Adonis Bligen smiled, knowing the Thanksgiving turkey would taste a little better Thursday afternoon. It was pretty easy for him to think that way after he rushed for 164 yards, scored two touchdowns and had a key interception late in the fourth quarter as Platt Tech defeated O’Brien Tech, 12-6, to win the […]

Litchfield County Thanksgiving Day football previews (and pick the winners)

Torrington's Nick Paniati breaks a tackle on his way to a 73-yard reception. Pete Paguaga - New Haven Register

Here’s the complete run-down on all of the Greater New Haven area Thanksgiving Eve and Thanksgiving Morning high school football games. Same as before. Just scroll through, read through the previews and pick the winners. (Most of the statistics provided are via teams on, many teams do not provide statistics.) And for a complete schedule […]

Football: Middletown area Thanksgiving preview and picks

Catherine Avalone — New Haven Register
Valley Regional/Old Lyme senior quarterback Chris Jean-Pierre will look to keep the Warriors atop the Class S playoff standings when they host Haddam-Killingworth tonight in the Principal’s Cup game.

MIDDLETOWN >> The snowcast for Wednesday has caused shuffling in the state’s holiday football games and the biggest local change is the Windsor at Middletown game, which will be tonight at Rosek-Skubel Stadium at 7 p.m. Also, the Haddam-Killingworth at Valley Regional/Old Lyme and the Wilcox Tech at Vinal/East Hampton/Goodwin games have been moved up […]

Pooch’s Week 11 Greater New Haven Football Predictions

Seymour's Joe Salemme looks for room around the corner as  Ansonia's Witold Gul attempts to tackle during last year's nailbiter, a 21-20 Ansonia victory at Ansonia. The Valley rivals tangle again Thursday night. (File photo)

THURSDAY’S GAMES Platt Tech (2-6) at Prince Tech (7-2), 2 p.m.: Prince Tech is still in the hunt for a Class S playoff berth. Pooch’s pick: Prince Tech. Seymour (6-3) at Watertown (1-8), 6 p.m.: Seymour has been mathematically eliminated from the postseason, so the Wildcats are just playing for pride now. Pooch’s pick: Seymour. […]

Girls soccer: Final 2014 state coaches polls

Final Class LL-L First-place votes in parenthesis Team                                     Points 1. Glastonbury (7)              79 2. Fairfield Warde              68 3. Immaculate (1)              66 4. Avon                                  57 5. Simsbury                         43 6. St. Joseph                        39 7. Ridgefield                        25 8. Guilford                           18 9. Mercy                               15 10. Staples                            9 Others […]

Boys basketball: Sacred Heart to remain in Class S division for 2014-15

Sacred Heart's boys basketball players celebrate their Class S championship last March. The Hearts will be back to defend their title.
 (Mara Lavitt - Register

Preseason boys basketball doesn’t begin until Dec. 1, but we can still get you in hoop mode now that the fall season has come to a close – other than football. Monday (Nov. 17) was the last day teams can petition to “play up.” Teams can petition to play up in Class LL only. One […]

Friday’s NH County football roundup: Branford scores late to edge Hillhouse

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Luke DiStasio caught a game-winning 25-yard pass from Griffin Lynch late in the fourth quarter to lead Branford to a 20-18 Southern Connecticut Conference Division II West win over Hillhouse in Branford on Friday. Lynch threw three touchdown passes for the Hornets (3-7, 3-1). Corey Maddox had a 3-yard touchdown run and threw a 19-yard […]

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

Team                                        This Week                                                       Next Game 1. Southington (8-0)          Saturday at South Windsor, 11 a.m.    Nov. 27 vs. Cheshire, 10 a.m. 2. New Canaan (8-0)          Saturday at Trinity Catholic, 1 p.m.    Nov. 27 […]

Pooch’s Week 10 Greater New Haven Football Predictions

Darien's Peter Archey breaks a tackle on way to his 5-yard touchdown run. Pete Paguaga - New Haven Register

THIS WEEK’S SPOTLIGHT NORTH HAVEN at No. 3 DARIEN • When: Saturday, 1 p.m. • Where: Stadium Field, Darien • Records: North Haven 8-1; Darien 9-0 • Players to watch: North Haven — Cole Pecora, Sr., QB/DB; Mike Montano, Jr., RB; David Mikos, Jr., LB; Darien — Tim Graham, Jr., QB; George Reed, Sr., DE; […]

CIAC field hockey tournament pairings, schedule, results

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CLASS L QUALIFYING ROUND Monday, Nov. 3 Fairfield Warde 4, Trumbull 0 Hamden 6, Amity 2 Newington 1, Norwich Free Academy 0 Newtown 2, Southington 0 Norwalk 3, Greenwich 2 (OT) South Windsor 5, Danbury 1 FIRST ROUND, Nov. 5 Cheshire 2, South Windsor 0 Conard 3, Fairfield Warde 0 Darien 4, Westhill 0 Glastonbury […]

CIAC girls volleyball tournament pairings, results, schedule

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CLASS LL FIRST ROUND Monday, Nov. 3 Conard 3, New Milford 0 (25-18, 27-25, 26-24) Danbury 3, Fairfield Warde 0 (25-16, 25-20, 26-24) Glastonbury 3, Norwich Free Academy 0 (25-16, 28-26, 25-17) Greenwich 3, Brien McMahon 1 (25-27, 25-19, 25-22, 25-16) Hall 3, West Haven 0 (26-24, 27-25, 25-22) Newtown 3, Hamden 0 (25-15, 25-22, […]

Football: Big plays lift Quinebaug Valley past Vinal Tech/East Hampton/Goodwin Tech

MIDDLETOWN >> Three key plays, plus a big night by Quinebaug Valley’s star running back Raiff Santerre, spelled defeat for Vinal/East Hampton/Goodwin at Palmer Field Friday night. Santerre ran for 209 yards on 37 carries as Quinebaug Valley beat the Bellhawks, 20-6, in a Constitution State Conference game in front of a small crowd of […]

Football: How the top 10 teams fared

Team                                                                   This Week                                     Next Week 1. Southington (8-0)                                     Def. East Hartford 49-8          Nov. 15 at South Windsor, 11 a.m. 2. New Canaan (8-0)                                     Def. Wilton 47-7                       Nov. 15 at Trinity Catholic, 1 p.m. 3. Darien (8-0)                         […]

Pooch’s Week 9 Greater New Haven Football Predictions

Xavier's Robert Baldo runs for a touchdown in the fourth quarter as West Haven's Drew Highsmith defend Saturday afternoon, October 18, 2014 at the newly dedicated Larry McHugh Field at Xavier High School in Middletown. The Xavier Falcons defeated the West Haven Blue Devils 27 -7. (Catherine Avalone - New Haven Register)

THIS WEEK’S SPOTLIGHT XAVIER AT NO. 5 SHELTON • When: Friday, 7 p.m. • Where: Finn Stadium, Shelton • Records: Xavier 6-2; Shelton 8-0 • Players to watch: Xavier — Michael Scherer, Sr., QB; Teddy Duarte, Sr., RB/LB; Kaleb Lutton, Sr., TE/DE; Shelton — Mark Piccirillo, Sr., QB; Kevin Robinson, Jr., WR/CB; Wes Sekelsky, Sr., […]

Monday’s Greater New Haven boys soccer roundup: Barber has goal, assist to lead Guilford to 2-0 win over Wilton

Chris Barber had a goal and an assist for the 14th-seeded Guilford boys soccer team, which defeated No. 19 Wilton 2-0 Monday in a Class L state tournament first-round game at Guilford. Colin Brocksieper made seven saves for the Indians (10-4-4). Wilton finishes its season at 8-5-3. No. 30 New Canaan 3, No. 3 Platt […]