North Central Connecticut Conference

The North Central Connecticut Conference encompasses schools in a large geographic area in the northern central portion of the state, reaching north to the Massachusetts border. Thirteen schools make up the membership in the organization, which claimed eight CIAC State Championships in the 2011-12 academic year, including three in soccer and a pair in cross country.

Boys soccer: State coaches polls

Week ending Sept. 13 Class LL-L First-place votes in parenthesis Team Record Points 1. Glastonbury (3) 2-0 101 2. Farmington (7) 2-0 99 3. Greenwich (1) 2-0 93 4. Conard (1) 2-0 49 5. Naugatuck 3-0 43 6. Hall 2-0 42 7. Norwalk 2-0 35 8. Suffield (1) 1-0 31 9. Wethersfield 2-0 28 10. […]

Week 1 Connecticut High School Football Schedule / Results / Story links

Photo Peter Hvidzak

Wednesday, Sept. 10 SCC-FCIAC CHALLENGE Cheshire 41, Ridgefield 14 Harding 38, Law 10 Thursday, Sept. 11 NVL BRASS Holy Cross 34, Wilby 6 NVL INTER Ansonia 45, Oxford 0 PEQUOT UNCAS Canton 35, SMSA/University 6 SCC/FCIAC CHALLENGE Wilbur Cross 29, McMahon 14 East Haven 24, Bassick 6 Ffld.Prep 59, Stamford 40 North Haven 42, Bridg.Central […]

KICKOFF 2014: Live updates, broadcast links for Connecticut HS Football Week 1

Connecticut High School Football Kicks off Week 1 Wednesday. (Photo Peter Hvizdak)

Good evening fans, alumni, coaches, parents and, of course, every player from every corner of the state — from starter to team statistician and videographer. Today is the first day of the rest of the 2014 Connecticut High School Football Season. The majority of the state plays Friday and into Saturday. See the Week 1 […]

Girls Basketball: Northeast College Showcase All-Tournament Team

  The following girls basketball players were named to the 2014 Northeast College Showcase All-Tournament Team in voting done by college coaches in attendance at the event held on September 7 at Hamden Hall.   PLAYER CLASS HIGH SCHOOL Kayla Croswell Senior Notre Dame HS-Fairfield Caitlyn Dittman     Sophomore St. Bernard HS Sarah Gallo                 Senior Mercy HS Alexandra Goslin Junior […]

The 2014 Connecticut High School Football record book is here

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Connecticut high school football saw quite a few state records fall last season. Ansonia’s Arkeel Newsome became the state’s all-time leading rusher and then went on to become the state’s first 10,000-yard rusher. He also set the state’s single-season rushing record and scored the most touchdowns in a season. Tanner Kingsley of Woodland broke Casey […]

2014 high school fall sports schedules

(Peter Casolino - New Haven Register)

Schedules for the 2014 Fall Sports Season, via CIACsports.com. Cross Country: BOYS school schedules | GIRLS school schedules Field Hockey: School Schedules | Master schedule Football: Team and league schedules (GameTimeCT) Soccer (Boys): School Schedules | Master schedule Soccer (Girls): School Schedules | Master schedule Swimming & Diving (Girls): School schedules Volleyball (Girls): School schedules | Master schedule

Bob Barton: Plenty of things to keep an eye on this high school football season

Hand's Scott Sweitzer (left) pursues Alex LaPolice (right) of New Canaan during the season opening, SCC/FCIAC Challenge game last year. The two Connecticut heavyweight programs face off at the Surf Club this season. (Arnold Gold - New Haven Register)

Every year, as the euonymus bushes along Route 8 turn crimson and summer fades toward fall, a question bugs me: Is it time to hang up the clipboard and quit football? Face it: I covered my first Connecticut high school game for the Register in 1957. I’ve charted games in at least 75 venues – […]

CIAC sets 2015-16 dates for preseason, regular season to begin

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference Board of Controls voted last week to move back the start of the regular season in the fall of 2015. The 2015 fall season will begin on Friday, Sept. 11. While that is two days after the official start of this upcoming season (Sept. 9), it will only be four […]

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 […]

Baseball: Glut of travel programs in Connecticut leaves no easy choices

(Peter Hvizdak - New Haven Register)
Coach Matt Untiet, left, an employee of The Grind, left, and Jake Russo , 17, of Orange, practicing a fielding drill at the Grind Baseball and Softball training facility in Orange.

From private lessons to the market’s top baseball bats and elite travel teams, parents are dishing out thousands of dollars with hopes of giving their son an edge on the diamond, the potential for a college athletic scholarship or even more. In the world of travel baseball specifically, that is where the most money exchanges […]

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 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 […]

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

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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 […]

Meet Tolland County’s Scholar Athletes

High school seniors from Tolland 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 […]

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 […]

Lacrosse notebook: Confidence contagious for Amity girls

Amity girls lacrosse coach Jenna DeRosa (Photo Mara Lavitt)

Amity girls coach Jenna DeRosa never tries to predict a season’s success ahead of time. Her approach is the typical take-it-one-day-at-a-time philosophy. She breaks down her team’s talent entering a season with the goal of developing each individual’s talent and working hard to improve with each passing practice and game. “We just work one day […]

Darien boys lacrosse attains goals, perfect season, final No. 1 ranking

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 […]