Eastern Connecticut Conference

The Eastern Connecticut Conference began operation in the 1934-35 academic year. The ECC is currently an 18-school league featuring competition in 23 sports programs. A board of directors governs the operations for the league which encompasses a large geographic area in the eastern side of the state.
League Website: www.eccathletics.org

Boys basketball: Top NH County performances from last week, upcoming state games to watch

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Mustapha Heron of Sacred Heart looks to penetrate against Notre Dame-Fairfield in the inaugural MLK Classic Jan. 19.

FINE PERFORMANCES • Mustapha Heron (above), Sacred Heart: Junior finished with a career-high 46 points in the Hearts’ 88-59 win over Naugatuck and 27 points and 11 rebounds in an 80-56 win over Notre Dame-Fairfield. • Jeff Stockmal, Shelton: Sophomore finished with 20 points in a 72-66 loss to Cheshire and 21 points in a […]

GameTimeCT / Register Girls Basketball Top 10 Poll: Capital Prep is new No. 1

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Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 1.  Capital Prep  11-1 20 600 2 L Last week:   Def. Mercy 88-48 and Wilcox Tech 72-29. Bottom line: Unanimous. The debate is over. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 2.  Mercy  11-1 0 580 1 LL Last week:  Lost to Capital Prep 88-48, def. Sheehan 72-51. Bottom line: But it was […]

Boys Basketball: Parker’s last-second layup lifts unbeaten New London over Ledyard

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C.J. Parker’s layup with 0.9 seconds remaining lifted New London’s boys basketball team to a 72-70 victory over Ledyard in an anticipated ECC game at Ledyard Thursday night. New London, the No. 4-ranked team in the GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 poll bolted to as much as a 25-12 lead after one quarter. But Ledyard […]

GameTimeCT / Register boys basketball top 10 poll: Fairfield Prep moves up to No. 2

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From left, Fairfield Prep assistant coaches Dave Renzulli, Danny Powell and head coach leo Redgate watch during the Jesuits' win over Hillhouse Dec. 30. Prep moved up to No. 2 in the latest poll.

Sacred Heart now is a unanimous choice as the state’s No. 1 team. Prep has moved up to No. 2 and Middletown makes its first appearance in the top 10. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 1. SACRED HEART 8-0 18 540 1 S Last week: Def. Derby 96-64; def. Crosby 91-60; def. Christ […]

GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 Poll: Mercy clings to slim lead at top

Mercy's Destine Perry drives past Sacred Heart's Jenna D'Agostino Tuesday night, January 13, 2015, at the SHA gymnasium in Hamden. The Mercy Tigers defeated the Sacred Heart Academy Pacers, 57-36.  (Photographs by Catherine Avalone/New Haven Register)

  Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 1.  Mercy  10-0 10 552 1 LL Last week:  Def. Hamden 70-26,  West Haven 70-25 Bottom line: January 19. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 2. Capital Prep 9-1 9 550 2 L Last week: Def. Goodwin Tech 87-28, Cheney Tech 102-42, South Medford (Or) 82-50. Bottom line: See Mercy bottom line. […]

The 83rd New Haven Register All-State Football Team: OFFENSE

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The 83rd Annual New Haven Register Register / GameTimeCT All-State Football Offense Team as selected by the New Haven Register staff. Compiled by Mike Pucci. Photos by Arnold Gold except where noted. MORE: DEFENSE | SECOND, THIRD & Honorable Mention Teams Note: The All-State team will be published in the New Haven Register print edition on January 25. Mark Piccirillo Shelton, Sr., […]

The 83rd New Haven Register All-State Football Team: DEFENSE and COACH OF THE YEAR

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The 83rd Annual New Haven Register Register / GameTimeCT All-State Football team as selected by the New Haven Register staff. Compiled by Mike Pucci. Photos by Arnold Gold except where noted. MORE: OFFENSE | Second, Third & Honorable Mention Teams Note: The All-State team will be published in the New Haven Register print edition on January 25. Most Valuable Player Zach […]

GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 boys basketball poll: New London moves up to No. 6

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Dontell Glover drives in against Fairfield Prep. Hillhouse is No. 8 in this week's GameTimeCT Top 10 poll while Prep remains at No. 4.

Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 1. Sacred Heart 5-0 16 536 1 S Last week: Def. Kennedy 79-63. Bottom line: Mustapha Heron scored 32 points in the Hearts’ victory over Kennedy. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 2. Career 7-0 2 500 2 L Last week: Def. North Haven 74-34; def. Wilbur […]

Girls Basketball: Hoops Hub for Jan. 11 & live coverage

The Hoops Hub The News Hub Top 10 Poll: Familiar faces throughout. Court Vision: Vote for the Baller of the Week. Fresh face: East Haven may have the best freshman in the area. Standings: Find out where your favorite team is! Leaders: The tops scorers in the area. Previous Hoops Hubs Episode 1: Season preview […]

GameTimeCT / Register Girls Basketball Top 10 Poll: Mercy holds onto top spot

Lauren Brandau andHand continue its run in the Top 10 poll. (Photograph by Catherine Avalone/New Haven Register)

  Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 1.  Mercy  8-0 11 526 1 LL Last week: Def. Hamden 70-26, West Haven 70-25 Bottom line: Mercy/Capital Prep countdown: One. More. Week. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 2. Capital Prep 6-1 7 510 2 L Last week: Def. University 76-24, Prince Tech 82-28. Bottom line: May […]

The 2014 Walter Camp Foundation All-Connecticut Football Team

Southington quarterback Jasen Rose is one of the Walter Camp Football Foundation's 2014 All-Connecticut Football Team and an MVP nominee. (Photo Peter Paguaga; Illustration: Sean Patrick Bowley)

Below are the selections for the annual Walter Camp Football Foundation’s All-Connecticut team. The players and coaches will be honored a the Walter Camp Foundation’s annual “Breakfast of Champions” on January 17 at Anthony’s Ocean View in New Haven. The event starts at 9 a.m. The All-Connecticut Team will be recognized, and the foundation will reveal […]

Week 3 Wrestling Top 10 Coaches Poll

The Week 3 Wrestling Top 10 Coaches Poll Team                    Record    Points     Previous Danbury (5)          5-0     218     2 Fairfield Warde (6)  7-0     216     4 Newtown (1)  6-1     192     1 New Milford          […]

GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 boys basketball poll: Fairfield Prep moves up to No. 4

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Fairfield Prep's Ryan Foley tries to guard Hillhouse's Dontell Glover during Prep's 80-70 win. Prep and Hillhouse switched places in the latest poll.

The top three teams remained the same as we hit 2015. Fairfield Prep won its 35th straight regular-season game by beating Hillhouse and moved up two spots. East Catholic also remained undefeated. New London, Hartford Public and Norwalk joined the top 10 for the first time this season. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class […]

Could East Lyme leave the ECC for the SCC? Plus SCC football drops 1 crossover

East Lyme could be leaving the ECC for the SCC. (Graphic: Sean Patrick Bowley)

Could the Southern Connecticut Conference eventually regain a 20th school for football? According to The Day of New London columnist Mike DiMauro, East Lyme is seriously considering the SCC’s offer to join its league and depart from the Eastern Connecticut Conference. SCC commissioner Al Carbone confirmed that he is going to East Lyme on Jan. […]

GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 Hockey Poll: Unbeaten Darien takes over No. 1 spot

Calvin Hoban of the Notre Dame Green Knights of West Haven celebrates after tying up the Lancers, 2-2 in the second period at the West Haven High School Blue Devils Christmas Tournament (Catherine Avalone - New Haven Register)

The 2014-15 Register/GameTimeCT Top 10 hockey poll compiled by Dan Nowak. Team (Record)(First-place votes)………………………………..Points………Last 1.  Darien (3-0) (10)…………………………………….127……3 Last week: Defeated New Canaan 6-3 . Bottom line: Blue Wave are rollin’ early on going 3-0 against Top 10 teams. 2. Fairfield Prep (3-2) (1)…………………………..110……1 Last week: Def. LaSalle Academy (R.I.) 3-2 and Bishop Hendricken (R.I.) 3-2 OT and lost […]

Wrestling: State coaches poll

WEEK 2 First-place votes in parentheses, followed by record, total votes and last week’s ranking. Votes tabulated on a 20-18-16-14-12-11-10-9-8-7 basis: Team                    Record    Points     Prv 1. Newtown (8)     2-0        246          2 2. Danbury (5)      2-0    […]

GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 boys basketball poll: Weaver, Hillhouse move up

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Tommy Nolan (with ball) and Fairfield Prep moved up to No. 6 this week in the GameTimeCT/Register Top 10 poll.

Team                                            Points    Last    Class 1. Sacred Heart (3-0) (15)    506          1          S Results thus far: Def. Wilby 77-38; def. Watertown 67-27; def. Ansonia 82-49. Bottom line: Malik Petteway had 12 points, 12 rebounds, six assists and four blocked shots in the season-opening win over Wilby. 2. Career (4-0) (1)                   472          […]

Boys basketball: Top New Haven County performances, upcoming games to watch

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Valley Regional basketball coach Kevin Woods leads his team into two big games over the next week against Bulkeley and Cromwell.

FINE PERFORMANCES Edens Fleurizard, Hopkins: Junior had 49 points, 51 rebounds and 10 blocked shots to help the Hilltoppers place third in the Kingswood-Oxford Tournament. Joe Carter, Platt Tech: Senior finished with a game-high 26 points in Platt Tech’s 83-44 loss to Guilford. Pat Doyle, Notre Dame-West Haven: Senior poured in a game-high 30 points […]

Boys basketball: It’s Christmas time on the hardwood

Cromwell has lost Matt Turkington, right, among others from its Shoreline Conference championship last season. But the Panthers can be 5-0 with a win Monday night in the Cowboy Classic tournament final.

The holiday season is almost over, but not without plenty of hoop action to keep the Christmas spirit alive before we really get into league play. Here is some of the action on Monday: Shelton tournament Consolation: Law vs. Ansonia, 5 p.m. – Some one picks up its first win. Championship: Derby vs. Shelton, 7 […]