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

2007 Register All-State baseball team has truly distinguished itself

Major Leaguers, from left,  Curtis Casali (Tampa Bay), Mike Olt (Texas) and Matt Harvey (New York Mets) when they were 2007 Register All-State baseball selections.

What if we told you that a 2007 All-State baseball team would produce seven players who would be major league draft picks (two first-rounders), including the National League’s 2013 starting All-Star pitcher, the NL’s 2014 leader in home runs among rookies, one of 2014’s hottest rookie pitchers who’s currently boasting a miniscule 2.21 ERA and […]

2014 NH Register / GameTimeCT Second, Third and Honorable Mention Baseball Teams

Second Team Mike Davis Newtown Sr. P Buddy DeWaine Montville Jr. P/IF Sebastian DiMauro Amity Sr. OF/RP Mike Esposito Waterford Sr. P/3B Nick Fusco Amity Sr. P Noah Hahn Avon Sr. P Laurence Hill Xavier Sr. IF Kevin Johnson Law Sr. P Dan Rajkowski New Canaan Sr. P Asher Lee Tyson Weston Sr. SS/P Jake […]

2014 New Haven Register / GameTimeCT Baseball All-State Team

(Mara Lavitt — New Haven Register) 
NH Register / GameTimeCT State Baseball Player of the Year: Zach Risedorf, Northwestern.

Zach Risedorf Northwestern, Sr., C Stats: Batted .495, 40 stolen bases, 38 hits, 19 RBIs and six home runs. Honors: Coaches Award and CHSCA All-State selection. Up next: Is already playing in the San Diego Padres organization. The Padres drafted Risedorf in the sixth round of the Major League Baseball Draft. Lou Kessler Notre Dame-West […]

2014 GameTimeCT 2nd, 3rd and Honorable Mention Softball All-State Teams

First Team Second Team Olivia Banulski, Bristol Central, Sr., CF – Batted .538 with 31 runs, 16 RBIs and 12 extra base hits. Emily DeVito, Norwich Free Academy, Sr., C – Led Wildcats to ECC tournament championship. Will play at Long Island University-Post. Kirsten Drobiak, Griswold, Sr., P – Went 16-6 and also batted .566 […]

The 2014 Connecticut high school football divisions are here!

Southington celebrates its 2013 Class LL championship. (Mara Lavitt - New Haven Register)

[Randomly goes to CIACsports.com's football page... oh, hey... HEY!] A week ago, the CIAC released its playoff packets for the 2014 fall seasons. It was met with practically no fanfare, mostly because we didn’t notice it. Now we’ve noticed and now I feel like Steve Martin in ‘The Jerk.” (For you young’uns, a ‘Phone-book’ was […]

Darien, FCIAC ruled Connecticut’s 2013-2014 school sports year

Darien Cut

Learn About Tableau   Master List Compiled by Mike Pucci Darien (FCIAC) 10 Class L Field Hockey Class L Boys Cross  Country State Open Girls Swimming Class L Girls Swimming Class L Boys Indoor  Track Class L Girls Indoor Track Class M Boys Lacrosse Class L Girls Lacrosse State Open Boys Outdoor Track State Open […]

Behold: The 2014 Connecticut High School Football schedules

Photo by Peter Hvizdak - Register

The preliminary schedules for the 2014 Connecticut high school football season have been released by CIAC. Schedules are subject to change throughout the summer until deadline in early September. MASTER FOOTBALL SCHEDULE 2014 COMPOSITE SCHEDULES (Classes NOT official) CLASS LL | CLASS L | CLASS M | CLASS S Here are individual links to each […]

Meet Hartford County’s Scholar Athletes

  High school seniors from Hartford County were recognized as the state’s top scholar-athletes at the 2014 Connecticut Association of Schools (CAS) Scholar-Athlete Banquet sponsored by McDonald’s. A 31-year sponsor of the program with a longstanding commitment to educational programs in Connecticut, McDonald’s joined CAS to honor the following local students as the best of the […]

CHSCA boys lacrosse all-state teams: Darien is Team of the Year

The Connecticut High School Coaches Association released its boys lacrosse awards including the CIAC Class L, M and S all-state  selections. The Darien boys lacrosse team, which won the Class M championship and finished No. 1 in the New Haven Register/GameTimeCt Lacrosse Top 10 poll with a 23-0 record, was named the CHSCA Boys Lacrosse […]

Heptathlon/Decathlon: Hillhouse’s White, Branford’s Atkinson among Day 1 leaders

Foran's Nik Griswold throws the shot put during Tuesday's decathlon. Photo by Mara Lavitt/Register

NEW LONDON >> In the final event of Tuesday’s portion of the CIAC heptathlon, Hillhouse’s Jaliyah White knew exactly what she needed to do. White tore down the straightaway at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy to run away with the 200 meters title in a time of 26.23 seconds. The victory propelled the junior to […]

GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 Poll Lacrosse Poll: Darien wraps up perfect season at No. 1

(Arnold Gold-New Haven Register)  Darien boys lacrosse player Owen Koorbusch (left) is photographed at practice on 5/14/2014.

Earlier this season, Yale-bound Darien goalie Phil Huffard talked about the frustrating way the Blue Wave closed out the 2013 season, losing in the Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference semifinals and Class M state quarterfinals. The team still felt the sting of those unexpected losses and used them as motivation as it proceeded with its […]

Final GametimeCT/New Haven Register Top 10 Baseball Poll

Amity Spartan head baseball coach Sal Copola hoists the State champion plaque for his team to see after Amity defeated Southington 9-2 Sunday at Plamer Field in Middletown. Photo John Vanacore

After the streaks, slumps and Gatorade showers  of another baseball season, 2014 ends similarly to 2013, as the two-time defending Class LL champions Amity is voted the top team in the state. Class L champ Notre Dame-West Haven comes in at No. 2 and Rocky Hill, which won Class M, finishes third. Team Points Last […]

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

Southington finishes the season as No. 1 in the final GameTimeCT.com/New Haven Register Top 10 Softball Poll.

(Photo by Mara Lavitt)

Class LL champion Southington (24-0) capped an unbeaten season by being named the No. 1 team in the final GameTimeCT.com / New Haven Register Top 10 Softball Poll. Team Points Last Class 1. Southington (24-0) (16) 480 1 LL Final result: Def. Amity 1-0 in 15 innings to capture the Class LL state championship. Bottom […]

Pooch’s Final Softball Ballot

Here’s how I voted in the FINAL GameTimeCT/Register Top 10 Softball Poll. The FINAL Top 10 poll will run in Monday’s print editions of the Register.  We’ll post it on-line here at gametimect.com as soon as its compiled. 1. Southington 2. Seymour 3. Fitch 4. Amity 5. East Haven 6. St. Joseph 7. Darien 8. […]

Class L softball: Wolfgang, Fitch solve SHA’s Flowers to win 2nd championship

(Photo by Dave Phillips)
The Fitch softball celebrates its Class L state championship over Sacred Heart Academy.

MERIDEN >> There won’t be any going-away state championship for retiring coach Ray Ramelli. And there won’t be bookended state titles for Molly Flowers. Top-seeded Fitch (26-1) took care of that Saturday night with a 3-1 victory over No. 19 Sacred Heart Academy in the Class L state championship game at the windy Dunn Sports […]

Class S girls lacrosse: Stonington pulls away from Granby to win championship

The Stonington High girls lacrosse team celebrates its state championship.
(Gerry deSimas, Jr., Collinsville Press)

STRATFORD >> Second-half rallies are simply a part of life for the Stonington girls lacrosse team. The Bears captured their Class S quarterfinal contest with Immaculate in overtime. A semifinal victory over Old Lyme came thanks to a goal with 1.7 seconds left in regulation. In Saturday’s Class S championship game against Granby, the Bears […]