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.

Cross Country: Entry lists for state meet on Saturday, how to qualify for State Open

The state cross country meet will take place this Saturday at Wickham Park in Manchester.  Register file photo

  Saturday morning at Wickham Park in Manchester the state cross country championships will take place. Below is the schedule and links to the starting list of teams and individuals running in each classification. Also, from the CIAC Cross Country Tournament Handbook, here are the exact rules on how to qualify for the State Open, […]

Girls soccer: State coaches poll, week 6

Week ending Oct. 18 Class LL-L First-place votes in parenthesis Team                                           Points  1. Glastonbury (9)                       90 2. Fairfield Warde                      76 3. St. Joseph                                 70 4. Avon                                          55 5. […]

Football: How the state’s top 10 teams fared Friday night

Team                               This Week                     Next Week 1. Southington (5-0)    Def. Hall 48-0             Friday vs. Conard, 7 p.m. 2. Darien (5-0)    Sat. at T. Catholic, 2 p.m.   Friday at Ridgefield, 7 p.m. 3. New Canaan (5-0)    Bye                                Friday vs. Staples, 7 p.m. 4. Ansonia (5-1)           Lost to Newtown 14-8   Friday vs. Holy […]

Girls soccer: State coaches polls, week 5

Week ending Oct. 11 Class LL-L First-place votes in parenthesis Team                                         Points 1. St. Joseph (7)                         87 2t. South Windsor (1)                 78 2t. Glastonbury (1)                     […]

Girls volleyball: Lewis Mills rallies past Canton

Lewis Mills earned its fourth victory of the season after defeating Canton in five sets. After losing the first two sets, Lewis Mills stormed back to win the next three. The Spartans won 24-26, 13-25, 25-14, 26-24, 18-16. Lewis Mills’ Hunter Fabretti had four aces, three digs, 18 assists and Amber Tharau recorded eight aces […]

Football: How the Register’s Top 10 teams fared Saturday (updated)

Team                                  Fared                                                    Up next 1. Southington (4-0)       Def. New Britain 54-20                    Friday vs. Hall, 7 p.m. 2. Darien (4-0)                Def. Fairfield Warde […]

Boys soccer: Avon snaps Suffield’s winning streak at 43 games

Soccer bug

Suffield and Avon played to a 1-1 tie in a NCCC game at Avon Friday. It snapped Suffield’s 43-game winning streak. Suffield’s last loss came in September of 2012. The streak included consecutive Class M state championships. Suffield tied the state record for victories on Wednesday 5-0 at Enfield. Matt Conyers of the Hartford Courant […]

Girls soccer: State coaches polls, week 4

Week ending Oct. 4 Class LL-L First-place votes in parenthesis Team                             Points 1. St. Joseph (8)           89 2. South Windsor       80 3. Fairfield Warde      70 4. Glastonbury            62 5. Avon (1)                    59 6. Middletown             39 T7. East Lyme             24 T7. Simsbury              24 9. Ridgefield                20 […]

Instagram challenge: But first let me take a team selfie!

Last season's Torrington boys basketball team #GTSelfieChallenge photo (Screenshot from @GameTimeCT instagram account )

We know everyone secretly loves taking a selfie. Admit it. So here at GameTimeCT we’ve decided to have a weekly selfie challenge, but with a twist. Every week we’ll be asking for weekly submission for “Team Selfies.” What is a team selfie you ask? Basically we’re asking you to get your squad together for a […]

Soccer: Ex-Olympian Chastain big fan of high school soccer

(Arnold Gold-New Haven Register)  Former U.S. Olympic soccer player Brandi Chastain (right) meets with insurance claims management employees of Liberty Mutual Insurance in their Wallingford office on 10/1/2014.

Former two-time U.S. Olympic champion Brandi Chastain was in Wallingford Wednesday, visiting employees at Liberty Mutual Insurance as part of the company’s U.S. Olympic and Paralympic sponsorship for the countdown to the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. Of course, Chastain is most famous for another big-time soccer moment: making the deciding penalty kick […]

Girls soccer: State coaches poll, week 3

Week ending Sept. 27 Class LL-L First-place votes in parenthesis Team                               Points   1. St. Joseph (10)                   100 2. South Windsor                     87 3. Fairfield Warde                   82 4. Glastonbury                         66 5. Avon                                      61 6. Simsbury                               50 7. Middletown                          38 […]

Week 4 GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 Football Poll: Southington No. 1; Cheshire, Xavier move in

The Cheshire offenive line (Photo Peter Hvizdak)

Cheshire’s convincing 42-28 victory over West Haven on Friday night has lifted the Rams into the GameTimeCT / New Haven Register Top 10 poll heading into Week 4. Actually, it’s a Top 11 because Xavier (3-0) has made its debut as well alongside Hand (2-1) at No. 10. The Falcons are 3-0 and have allowed […]

The Day Top 10 Coaches Poll Weeks 3-4: New Canaan still No. 1, Southington No. 2

New Canaan's Matt DeMattia (right) lifts Matt  Cognetta into the air after Cognetta scored a clinching touchdown in New Canaan's 35-20 victory over Greenwich (Photo Peter Paguaga)

The Day of New London’s Top 10 Coaches Poll for Weeks 3-4 has been released and, while the No. 1 votes have consolidated a bit, the coaches differ significantly from the GameTimeCT / Register poll’s writers and broadcasters in the selection and placement of the state’s best 10 teams. In the coaches poll, New Canaan […]

Football: How the state’s top 10 teams fared Friday night

Team                              Fared                                                 Up next 1. Southington (3-0)    Def. Simsbury 47-7                         Bye week 2. Darien (2-0)             Saturday vs. Bassick, 1:30 p.m.          Thursday vs. St. Joseph, 3 p.m. 3. New Canaan (2-0)   Saturday vs. Greenwich, 1:30 p.m.  Thursday […]