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.

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 […]

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

The Stonington High girls lacrosse team celebrates its state championship.
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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 […]

Darien dominating boys and girls lacrosse in the CIAC tournament

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When it comes to high school boys and girls lacrosse in Connecticut, one school has been the most dominant for both sports in the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference post-season tournaments – Darien. Since 2004 when the CIAC started sanctioning girls lacrosse, Darien girls lacrosse teams have advanced to the state finals eight times, including this […]

Boys and girls lacrosse: Saturday’s state championship preview capsules

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

Boys Lacrosse Complete schedule / Results CLASS L No. 2 Greenwich (19-3) vs. No. 9 Staples (15-5) When: Saturday, 1:30 p.m. Where: McMahon High, Norwalk Watch: NFHS Network (subscription required) Players to watch: Greenwich — Kyle Foote, M, Sr.; Jack Harrington, D, Sr.; Luke Finneran, A, Sr.; Jamie Paradise, A, Sr.; Jack Nail, D, Sr.; Cole […]

Baseball beat: Spalding provides new baseballs for tourney

Amity coach Sal Coppola has noticed a difference in the way the Spalding baseballs have performed during the state tournament. “I haven’t seen the balls tearing as easily as they have during the year,” the coach said. That’s because the company decided to improve its product, with a higher grade of leather for the cover […]

Golf: Notre Dame-West Haven, New Canaan share CIAC Division II title

North Haven's Rasmey Kong won the individual Division II state champion for the second year in a row after shooting a 4-under par.

HARWINTON >> For the second year in a row North Haven’s Rasmey Kong walked away as the individual Division II state champion, after he shot a 4-under-par 68at Fairview Farms in Harwinton on Wednesday. “I told myself don’t do anything stupid,” said Kong a junior. “Just put the ball in play, my ball striking was […]

Golf: Morgan defends CIAC Division IV title

The Morgan Huskies successfully defended their CIAC Division IV golf championship.

KENSINGTON >> It took three sudden-death playoff holes this time around, but the result ended up being the same for th Morgan boys golf team. Morgan defended its Division IV state championship Wednesday, beating Northwest Catholic by two strokes in the playoff at Timberlin Golf Club. “Last year, we kind of snuck in there and […]

2014 CIAC boys lacrosse tournament schedule, results

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CLASS L QUALIFYING ROUND Friday Xavier 17, Hamden 2 Saturday Trumbull 14, South Windsor 4 Ludlowe 16, Shelton 10 Sunday Southington 9, Conard 4 FIRST ROUND Wednesday, June 4 Amity 11, Brien McMahon 8 Fairfield Prep 8, Newtown 1 Fairfield Warde 7, Glastonbury 4 Greenwich 12, Fairfield Ludlowe 4 New Milford 12, Southington 8 Ridgefield […]