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

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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 out the remainder of their rosters. Give or take some minor adjustments if players suddenly become unavailable for whatever reason (and there is an […]

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 17)

GIRLS BASKETBALL CLASS S Semifinals Thomaston 43, Sacred Heart 32 Class S Championship, March 22 or 23 Thomaston vs. St. Paul/Bolton winner at Mohegan Sun, TBA BOYS BASKETBALL CLASS LL quarterfinals Fairfield Prep 71, Hillhouse 47 Greenwich 59, New Britain 54 Central 78, Ridgefield 68 Ledyard 70, Crosby 62 CLASS LL Semifinals, March 19 Fairfield […]

MaxPreps: Connecticut ranked No. 13 nationally in football scoring

National football scoring averages, compiled by MaxPreps.com (Graphic by  Ryan Escobar, MaxPreps)

MaxPreps published a look at state-by-state scoring averages across the country and, since we know you’re dying to know: Connecticut comes in at No. 13 on the list. Texas (of course) topped the list at 55.48 points per game, followed by Arizona (53.93), Oregon (53.85), Nevada (53.74) and West Virginia (53.48). MaxPreps notes all are states “that […]

Wednesday’s High School Tournament Scoreboard, Story Links (March 12)

BOYS BASKETBALL CLASS L SECOND ROUND Avon 52, Darien 42 Bristol Central 72, Middletown 59 Bunnell 62, Wilbur Cross 53 Career Magnet 66, Kolbe Cathedral 60 Farmington 66, E.O. Smith 49 Maloney 80, Capital Prep 67 Windsor 92, Stratford 66 Woodstock Academy 60,  Hand 55 QUARTERFINAL schedule, March 14 at 7 p.m. (unless noted) No. […]

Tuesday’s High School Tournament Scoreboard, Story Links (March 11)

BOYS BASKETBALL CLASS LL First Round Bridgeport Central 105, Trumbull 78 McMahon 72, Simsbury 61 Crosby 91, Manchester 54 East Hartford 48, Xavier 41 Fairfield Prep 82, Newington 61 Greenwich 49, Shelton 40 Harding 66, Westhill 61 Hillhouse 62, Wilby 45 Kennedy 65, Newtown 40 Ledyard 73, Norwalk 60 New Britain 72, Danbury 59 New […]

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 […]

Girls basketball beat: State tournament predictions for each game

Class LL Overview: Last season’s buzzer-beater by Maria Weselyj to lift Mercy over Lauralton Hall is a tough act to follow. However, a loaded class featuring a streaking Mercy, battle-tested Lauralton Hall, a Career team that seems to have found itself and three-time FCIAC champ Danbury could possibly make this year’s tournament even better. First […]

GametimeCT / Register Girls Basketball Top 10 poll: Pre-tournament edition

Tanaya Atkinson (right) is one of the best players in the state.  (Arnold Gold-New Haven Register)

Team Points Last Class 1. Capital Prep (23-0) (12) 388 1 L Last week’s games: Won CSC title with 95-55 victory over Prince Tech. Bottom line: For those that said the Trailblazers don’t play the state’s best teams, Capital Prep will have a chance to prove them wrong in the state tournament. 2. Lauralton Hall […]

Trumbull’s Makoski named director of ops, associate soccer coach at Christian Heritage

Trumbull native Manya Makoski has been named the director of operations and associate girls soccer coach at Christian Heritage in Trumbull, according to the Trumbull Times. Makoski, a former two-time NH Register All-Area performer at Trumbull under coach Abe Breslow, was previously an assistant coach with the Notre Dame-Fairfield girls soccer program. Makoski was a […]

GameTimeCT / Register top 10 girls basketball poll: Lauralton jumps to No. 2

Tanaya Atkinson goes up for two points in the 4th quarter.  Looking on is Mercy's Alexis Brown.  Photos by Melanie Stengel

Team Points Last Class 1. Capital Prep (20-0) (17) 510 1 L Last week’s games: Def. Putnam 76-23; def. Archbishop Williams 65-52; def. Goodwin Tech 73-24; def. Windham Tech Bottom line: The only undefeated team in Connecticut is your unanimous No. 1. 2. Lauralton Hall (20-1) 466 3 LL Last week’s games: Def. Bethel 66-42; […]

Girls soccer: McCauley earns state Gatorade award for second straight year

Sarah McCauley of Chase Collegiate School has been selected as the 2013 Gatorade Connecticut Girls Soccer Player of the Year for the second straight year. The award recognizes not only outstanding athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the field. The 5-foot-7 senior forward led the […]

Wednesday’s NH County boys basketball roundup: No. 4 Career demolishes Hamden

No. 4 Career 68, Hamden 31 >> Matt Hamilton had 17 points and grabbed 12 rebounds and Tyreek Perkins scored 13 points and dished out eight assists for Career (11-1) in an SCC interdivision victory in New Haven. Rye (N.Y.) 80, Hopkins 71 >> Salim Green had a game-high 29 points for Rye (N.Y.) in […]

Wednesday’s NH County boys basketball roundup: Wilbur Cross edges No. 9 Xavier

Josh Fleming had a game-high 19 points to help the Wilbur Cross boys basketball team knock off ninth-ranked Xavier 55-52 Wednesday in a SCC interdivision game at New Haven. Chan Williams-Bey added 15 points and eight rebounds for the Governors (7-3). Elijah Pemberton and Tom Jackson had 18 and 17 points, respectively, for the Falcons […]

Housatonic / Northwestern / Wamogo hockey defeats Norwalk/McMahon, clinches tourney spot

Housatonic/Northwestern/Wamogo’s Eric Chin sprawls out to make one of his 24 saves in the Mountaineers 3-1 win over Norwalk/McMahon.
Pete Paguaga — Register Citizen

LAKEVILLE >> The Housatonic/Northwestern/Wamogo Mountaineers skated to a 3-1 win over Norwalk/McMahon for their eighth win of the season and into the Division III State Tournament. Last season the Mountaineers reached the State Tournament but clinched a spot in the third to last game of the season. “It usually comes down to the end of […]

Andy Shepherd’s late goal leads Housatonic-Northwestern-Wamogo to tie against Sheehan

Housatonic-Northwestern-Wamogo’s Andy Shepard celebrates with Jason Diamond and James Heuschkel (27) after scoring the game tying goal with 28 seconds left. The Mountaineers tied Sheehan 2-2.

Pete Paguaga — Register Citizen

WALLINGFORD >> For 43 minutes and 30 seconds the Housatonic-Northwestern-Wamogo Mountaineers looked like they were going to lose for the second time this season against Sheehan, but a James Huften goal with 1:30 left followed by a Andy Shepherd goal with 28 seconds remaining tied the game, 2-2, and sent it to overtime where it […]

NH County All-Area Girls Cross Country Team

Kaleigh Roberts – MVP Mercy senior Stats: Broke Mercy’s course record with a time of 19:04. Won the SCC championship, finished fifth in the Class L meet and the State Open and 33rd in the New England championship meet. Honors: All-CHSCA and a All-SCC first-team selection. Off the course: Member of the National Honor Society […]

New Haven County All-Area girls soccer team

Tanya Altrui – MVP Branford, Sr., M Stats: Finished with 24 goals and four assists to lead Branford to the SCC tournament and Class L state finals. Finished her career with 38 goals and 26 assists. Honors: Two-time All-Area pick is also a three-time All-SCC Oronoque Division and two-time coaches All-State selection. Named SCC Player […]