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

Tuesday’s Early Football Roundup: NWC, Canton, Windham win and clinch Class S playoff berths

WEST HARTFORD >> Delano Robinson scored three long touchdowns and Northwest Catholic exploded with a 26-point second quarter to defeat Rocky Hill 34-13 and clinch a Class S playoff spot Tuesday afternoon. CIAC PLAYOFF QUALIFYING PAGE | PLAYOFF SCENARIOS After a scoreless first quarter, Northwest Catholic (10-1) bolted to a 19-0 lead behind Owen Tyler’s 3-yard […]

Last hurrah for field hockey today: Junior Select and Senior Select All-Star games at Cheshire High

(Peter Hvizdak - New Haven Register) Erin Mammele of Hand battles for the ball.

The 2014 Connecticut high school field hockey season has one last hurrah today as the annual CHSCA Junior Select and Senior Select All-Star games will be held at Cheshire High. The Junior Select All-Star game will be held at 5 p.m. followed by the Senior Select All-Star game at 7 p.m. Admission is $5 for […]

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 […]

Pooch’s Top 10 Football Ballot (Week 11)

Here is the ballot I submitted for the GameTimeCT/Register Top 10 Football Poll after Week 10. The Poll will be posted on-line later tonight on GameTimeCT and appear in Tuesday’s print editions of the New Haven Register. 1. New Canaan 2. Southington 3. Shelton 4. Darien 5. Newtown 6. St. Joseph 7. Ledyard 8. Windsor […]

CIAC Class S field hockey: Lewis Mills beats Granby 3-0 for the championship

Lewis Mills captains celebrate with the Class S State Championship plaque after defeating Granby, 3-0. (Pete Paguaga - Register)

WETHERSFIELD >> The fourth time was the charm for the top-seeded Lewis Mills field hockey team in the Class S state championship game against No. 3 Granby on Saturday at Wethersfield High. Lewis Mills and Granby had met in the final three other times. The Bears won all three — 3-1 in 2009, 3-1 in […]

Class L field hockey championship: Darien, Glastonbury play to 1-1 tie, declared co-champs

  WETHERSFIELD >> The big question entering the Class L field hockey final between No. 1 Glastonbury and No. 7 Darien was whether or not the Blue Wave could score a goal against the Tomahawks. Glastonbury entered the final outscoring opponents 74-0 for the season. Darien provided the answer on Saturday. Kayla Johns scored with […]

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 […]

Class L Volleyball: RHAM holds off Ledyard in five set thriller, returns to final

Above: The final point of the Class L semi-final between No. 3 Ledyard and No. 2 RHAM. Senior Angelica Czercowy gets the final kill of the match to send the Sachems back to the finals where they will meet familiar foe No. 1 Farmington. Derek Turner-GameTimeCT NORWICH>> With the adrenaline flowing and every point meaning more […]

Girls swimming: Three divers break record at State Open

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Kylie Towbin of New Canaan won the State Open diving competition Thursday night with 521.75 points. She broke the Open record previously held by Katherine Mattison of Darien (486.20, 1997). Rachel Burston (Westhill/Stamford) and Kari Djonne (Newtown) also broke Mattison’s record. at Middletown 1 Kylie Towbin, New Canaan 521.75* 2 Rachel Burston, Westhill/Stam. 515.60* 3 […]

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, […]

CIAC Class M swim meet: Lauralton Hall wins title, SCC dominates

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MIDDLETOWN >> The Southern Connecticut Conference flexed its muscle at the Class M swim championships on Tuesday at Wesleyan University. At least one swimmer and relay team finished first, second or both in every event. New SCC member Lauralton Hall made a big splash by winning the team title with 605.5 points. Wethersfield was second (553) […]

Pooch’s Top 10 Football Ballot (Week 10)

Here is the ballot I submitted for the GameTimeCT/Register Top 10 Football Poll after Week 9. The Poll will be posted on-line later tonight on GameTimeCT and appear in Tuesday’s print editions of the New Haven Register. 1. New Canaan 2. Southington 3. Shelton 4. Darien 5. Newtown 6. St. Joseph 7. Fairfield Prep 8. […]

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)                         […]

Thursday’s CIAC NH County girls soccer roundup: Mercy, Guilford win in Class L

Olivia Ozycz scored three goals for the eighth-seeded Mercy girls’ soccer team, which defeated No. 9 Lauralton Hall 5-1 Thursday afternoon in a Class L state tournament second-round game at Middletown. Emily Tylki and Ryan Miela also scored for the Tigers (11-4-3), who were facing the Crusaders (12-6-1) for the fourth time this season. Caroline […]

Diving: Westhill’s Burston wins Class LL title; Trinity Catholic’s Daine captures S crown

Class LL at Bulkeley HS 1 Rachel Burston, Westhill/Stam. 475.30 2 Kari Djonne, Newtown 439.05 3 Haley Foster, Glastonbury 373.30 4 Emma Jaisle, Glastonbury 368.80 5 Emily Murphy, Greenwich 366.20 6 Kamrin Dawkins, Maloney 351.95 7 Ines Villemure, Greenwich 349.85 8 Gillian Eckwall, Newtown 349.55 9 Eliza Donovan, Staples 346.75 10 Kate Russack, Greenwich 344.95 […]