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

Baseball: Home Base & live coverage all week

Home Base Around the Horn GameTimeCT.com/Register Top 10 Poll: Guess who’s the new No. 1? So, you want to make a highlight reel?: The pros and cons of making a reel. Good Eye: All the news and notes from last week (and some things you may have missed). Updated standings: Find out where your favorite […]

GameTimeCT / Register Baseball Top 10 Poll: Brand new No. 1 team

Fairfield Warde is moving up in the poll, but are they No. 1? Photo by Catherine Avalone/Register

Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 1. Fairfield Prep  6-0 10 466 3 LL Last season:  Def. Hamden 11-3, Career 22-3 and Amity 4-1 Bottom line:  There really isn’t any reason why the Jesuits can’t win the SCC. Team  Record 1st Place Points Last Class 2. Southington 3-0 6 446 2 LL Last season: Def. Tolland 15-4, […]

Boys basketball: USA Today names its All-USA Connecticut team

The USA Today recently compiled its top two five-man teams  and its Coach of the Year from Connecticut. FIRST TEAM Mustapha Heron, Sacred Heart Malik Petteway, Sacred Heart Steve Enoch, St. Thomas More KeAndre Fair, Weaver Tom Nolan, Fairfield Prep SECOND TEAM Jeremiah Livingston, Westhill DeAnte Bruton, Ledyard Ryan Pittman, Bunnell Tyrn Flowers, Sacred Heart […]

2014-15 New Haven Register All-State Boys Hockey Team

Darien goaltender Will Massie (Photo via Darien Athletic Foundation)

The 2014-15 All-State Boys Hockey Team. Capsules by Dan Nowak. Portraits by Catherline Avalone. Most Valuable Player Jack Pardue Darien, Sr., F Stats: Had 20 goals and 27 assists, including the game-winning goal in a 1-0 win over Greenwich in the CIAC Division I final. Also had two goals in a 3-1 win over Xavier […]

The GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 Softball Poll: Southington remains at No. 1

Bri Sawicki and Mercy are ranked No. 10 in the latest softball poll.
Catherine Avalone/Register

Southington remains at No. 1 in the first Top 10 softball poll of the regular season. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 1. SOUTHINGTON 3-0 16 480 1 LL Last week’s results: Defeated Rockville 12-0, Conard 11-4 and NW Catholic 15-0. Bottom line: The Blue Knights have won 49 straight games. Southington has four […]

Pooch’s Top 10 Softball Ballot

Here is the ballot I submitted for the GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 Softball Poll after Week 2. The Top 10 poll will posted later today on-line and will appear in Monday’s print editions of the Register. Southington Fitch Amity Lauralton Hall St. Joseph Cheshire Darien Seymour Mercy Oxford NFA Sheehan Hand Danbury Thomaston

2015 GameTimeCT / New Haven Register All-State Girls Basketball Team lineups

Mercy's Maura Fitzpatrick. (Photo Catherine Avalone)

Lineups for the 2014-15 GameTimeCT / New Haven Register All-State Girls Basketball Team. First Team Sami Ashton, 5-6, Morgan, Jr. Sophie Borg, 6-0, Farmington Sr. Shaquana Edwards, 5-5, Weaver, Jr. Desiree Elmore, 5-10 Capital Prep, Jr. Tiana England, 5-7, Stamford, Jr. Maura Fitzpatrick, 5-11, Mercy, Sr. Hannah Friend, 5-10, Farmington, Sr. Kiah Gillespie, 6-2, Capital […]

2014-15 GameTimeCT / New Haven Register All-State Girls Basketball Team

All State Girls Hoop

The 2014-15 GameTimeCT New Haven Register All-State Girls Basketball Team. Capsules by Henry Chisholm. Photos by Catherine Avalone, Peter Hvizdak and Arnold Gold. The All-State Lineups: First, Second, Third and Honorable Mention teams Note: Photos on mobile devices may shuffle due to a site issue we’re working on. Thank you for your understanding. FIRST TEAM […]

Girls basketball: 2015 JCC Schoolgirl Classic roster

Capital Prep's Kiah Gillespie (right) and Mercy's Maura Fitzpatrick. (Photo John Vanacore)

The JCC Schoolboy/Schoolgirl Classic is on April 19 at 1 p.m. at the Cardinal Shehan Center in Bridgeport, moving from the JCC in Woodbridge last year. The East will take on the West in the game that features 2015 Gatorade Connecticut Player of the Year Kiah Gillespie, Class LL state champion Wilton’s Erin Meyer and […]

Baseball: 2015 no-hitter / perfect game list

Below is a list of the no-hitters to start the season. GameTimeCT.com will be keeping track of all the no-no’s and perfect games across the state this season. If you have thrown a no-hitter or perfect game put it in the comments. Also to get your perfect game or no-no on the list, tweet it […]

The 2014-15 New Haven Register All-State Boys Basketball team

All State Boys Hoops Cover

The 2014-15 New Haven Register All-State Boys Basketball Team. Capsules by Joe Morelli. Photos by Arnold Gold. Complete lineups. Player of the Year Mustapha Heron Sacred Heart, Jr., G Stats: Average 22.0 points and 5.3 rebounds per game for the Hearts, who successfully defended their Class S state championship and finished No. 1 in the […]

Baseball 2015: Home Base featuring season previews & live coverage

Home Base With Henry C News & Notes A New Era: Baseball in West Haven could look different this season. Started at the Top: Familiar face atop the GameTimeCT.com/Register Top 10. 10 Games That Will Make You A Fan: It’s going to be hard to not be a watch baseball this season. 5 Reasons Why […]

Baseball 2015: GameTimeCT / Register Preseason Top 10 Baseball Poll: Amity opens year at top

Amity looks to win three straight state titles and the state's voters think they have a good shot.

Team 1st Place Points Last Class 1. Amity 12 462 1 LL Last season: Defeated Southington 8-2 in Class LL final. Season opener: Wednesday vs. Xavier, 3:45 p.m. Bottom line: Should we really doubt them again? Team 1st Place Points Last Class 2. Southington 2 388 4 LL Last season: Lost to Amity 8-2 in Class LL […]

Baseball 2015: Five reasons why you’re going to be a fan this season

Bunnell's Ronnie Rossomando (Photo Peter Hvizdak)

Can Amity do it again? Last season it was Nick Fusco and Ross Weiner. The season prior it was Sam Nepiasky and Mike Concato. All four of those pitchers helped lead the Spartans to back-to-back state crowns. All of them are gone. However, Amity returns junior first baseman Chris Winkel, senior pitcher Mike Appel and […]

Baseball 2015: 25 CIAC players that will make you a fan this year

Fairfield Prep senior pitcher Kevin Stone (Photo Arnold Gold)

Highlight reels in the links.  If you have highlight videos on youtube, please email the link to hchisholm@nhregister.com. Zach Ardito, Notre Dame-West Haven, Jr., SS: He’s committed to UConn and could emerge as one of the state’s best shortstops. Tim Cate, Cheney Tech, Sr., P: Committed to UConn after his sophomore year when he went […]

Softball 2015: Top 25 Players to Watch

Seymour pitcher Raeanne Geffert Arnold Gold/Register

Here is our list of the state’s Top 25 players to watch for this season (only CIAC schools): Katelyn Corr, Suffield, Sr., OF: Led Wildcats to Class M quarterfinals. Has committed to Stony Brook. Alexa Dawid, Lauralton Hall, Sr., CF: Batted .687 with 32 RBIs, 21 runs and 24 stolen bases for the Class L […]

Softball 2015: Top 10 Games to Watch

St. Joseph pitcher Nicole Williams
Arnold Gold/Register

Here are 10 softball games worth checking out this season: St. Joseph at Darien, April 15, 4 p.m.: A rematch of last season’s FCIAC tournament championship game won by St. Joseph, 12-1. Seymour at Oxford, April 17, 3:45 p.m.: Oxford is the newest NVL member, and faces off with the Wildcats here for the first […]

Softball 2015: 5 Storylines to Watch

Junior catcher Amanda Harkins is one of Seymour's key returnees this season.
Arnold Gold/Register

Here are five storylines to watch for during the 2015 high school softball season: • How will new coaches fare? Several programs have new coaches this season. Joe Morrell takes over for Frank Biondi at West Haven. Biondi was an institution, winning 431 games in 33 seasons. The softball field was also named in his […]

GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 Preseason Softball Poll: Southington is No. 1

Southington begins the season at No. 1 in the GameTimeCT.com/New Haven Register Top 10 Preseason Softball Poll.

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SOUTHINGTON is No. 1 in the 2014-15 Register / GameTimeCT Top 10 Preseason Softball poll. Compiled by Mike Pucci. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 1. SOUTHINGTON 24-0 16 480 1 LL Last year’s result: Def. Amity 1-0 in 15 innings to capture the Class LL state championship. Opening game: at Hall, Friday, 3:45 […]