Recruiting 2015: Connecticut high school football college commits [updated]

The following is a living list of players at Connecticut High Schools who have made verbal commitments for the Class of 2015. The commitments are unbinding until the player signs a letter of intent beginning on National Signing Day on Wednesday, February 4, 2015. The list is compiled through various sources, including Scout.com, Rivals.com, Connecticut […]

CIAC Announces 2014 Spring Football Participants

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The CIAC has announced its list of 2014 spring and non-spring football teams. Spring football teams are allowed to conduct practice for 10 days any time after Memorial Day, but must end before the end of the school’s year. Only freshmen, sophomores and juniors are allowed to participate in spring practices. The first three days […]

CIAC’s ‘risk management’ course hopes to keep after-school events safe

CHESHIRE >> Last year’s Boston Marathon bombings killed three and injured 264. That came just months after the Sandy Hook massacre. Tragedies like these spark change. They raise both fear and awareness. They bolster security measures and make for stricter rules. That has certainly proved true for both schools and major sporting events everywhere. But […]

UPDATED: Every roster you need for June’s ‘Super 100′ Senior All-Star football game

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Update, April 17, 10:54: According to John Ferazzi, the rosters previously published are incorrect, so we have reposted NEW final rosters below. Enjoy. Original Post:  The ‘Super 100′ Senior All-Star Football game held its Top 50 draft at Rentschler Field last week. A few days later, coaches John Ferazzi of Sheehan and Sean Marinan of Xavier filled […]

As CIAC crowns champions, Public School vs. Private and ‘Choice’ School debate rages on

Public or Private or 'Choice?' East Catholic and Weaver, which battled for the Class L boys basketball title, are considered 'Schools of Choice,' but is their success overwhelming Public competition? (Photo Peter Paguaga)

UNCASVILLE >> Capital Prep, a Hartford magnet school, cruised to its second girls basketball state title Saturday morning at the Mohegan Sun Arena. Not too long after that, East Catholic, a parochial school, followed suit on its way to a Class M state championship. Meanwhile, an hour’s drive down 95-South, Fairfield Prep, another parochial school, […]

Live Blog: The 2014 CIAC State Hockey Tournaments

Wade Conlon makes one of his 37 saves in the third period of Notre Dame-West Haven's Division I quarterfinal victory (Photo Peter Hvizdak)

The journey on the Road to the Connecticut Frozen Four at Ingalls Rink is underway the state’s best high school hockey teams face off in the annual CIAC state tournament at select ice rinks near you. Division III begins March 10, Division II March 11 and Division I March 12. The whole thing wraps up […]

Boys Basketball Tournament Live Blog: The Final Fours

Fairfield Preps' Paschal Chukwu gets over Hillhouse's Raiquan Clark during the 4th quarter during the Class LL boys basketball quarterfinals.  (Peter Casolino-New Haven Register)

It’s March Madness, Connecticut-style, as the 2014 boys basketball state tournaments tip off  with Class L and S first round games Monday night, March 10 and the Class LL and M first round game beginning Tuesday, March 11. The whole thing wraps up in two weeks at Mohegan Sun Arena. If you’re unable to hit […]

Monday’s High School Tournament scoreboard (March 10)

GIRLS BASKETBALL CLASS LL QUARTERFINALS Westhill 55, Danbury 54 South Windsor 65, Amity 56 Lauralton Hall 52, E.O. Smith 44 Mercy 48, Career 43 SEMIFINALS, March 14 No. 8 Westhill (19-4) vs. No. 4 South Windsor (21-2) at  TBA No. 2 Lauralton Hall (21-1) vs. No. 3 Mercy (22-1) at TBA CLASS M QUARTERFINALS Holy Cross […]

Connecticut Sun coach Anne Donovan: ‘CT high school girls ball is very strong’

Connecticut Sun coach Anne Donovan spoke to St. Mark School Friday. She said high school girls basketball in Connecticut is "very strong."

  STRATFORD >> Fresh off winning the WNBA’s Draft Lottery, Connecticut Sun head coach Anne Donovan took time out of her busy schedule to talk to third-to-eighth graders at St. Mark School in Stratford Friday afternoon. The coach talked to the children for a little over an hour in the gym and answered questions from […]

GAME NIGHT CT: Girls basketball live

The Regular-season tips off tonight with some intriguing matchups. Below you’ll find the live blog and some links that any girls hoops fan will love. Happy Basketball New Year.  LIVE CENTRAL Amity 67, Hillhouse 54 (Final) The Spartans took over in the second half and pulled away with the victory. More to come. Amity 52, […]

For The Win: What Connecticut’s girls basketball coaches think of state tournament rule

This season five teams have moved up in class. Not because of enrollment, but because they’ve been successful in the state tournament. Introduced this season is a rule that requires all schools that can draw talent from any town other than the one they are located in, like private and project choice schools, to move […]

Gallagher, offensive line power Mustangs to win over Ludlowe

Warde's T.J. Gallagher runs the ball against Ludlowe. (Photo by Andy Hutchison)

By Andy Hutchison FAIRFIELD >> Given the way Fairfield Warde High School’s junior running back ran the football, it might have been appropriate to make a one-time addition – ” T.J.” – to the name of the trophy the Mustangs won by toppling host Fairfield Ludlowe in the annual Thanksgiving Day clash. T.J. Gallagher rushed […]

Submit your football ‘Play of the Week’!

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Calling all high school football coaches, players or parents. We’re leaping headlong into the digital video realm by compiling Plays of the Week. For consideration, just send us your video link to sbowley@nhregister.com or Tweet a link at @spbowley. or @gametimect. On Tuesday, we’ll compile the Top 10 into a video posted on Gametimect.com sometime during the […]