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.

The GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 Softball Poll: Southington No. 1, Thomaston jumps in at No. 9

Lauralton Hall and pitcher Ireland Miessau are ranked No. 7 in this week's Top 10 Poll.
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Southington remains at No. 1 in the latest Top 10 Poll followed by Fitch and St. Joseph. Thomaston enters at No. 9. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 1. SOUTHINGTON 19-0 15 450 1 LL Last week’s results: Defeated Simsbury 11-2 and Newington 13-1. Bottom line: The Blue Knights, who have won 65 straight […]

Softball: This week’s Diamond Gems

In the Diamond Gems feature, we will take a look back at some of last week’s top performances. We’ll also look ahead to the upcoming week. HIT PARADE • Coginchaug’s Destiny Helmadach: Hit a go-ahead grand slam home run in the fifth inning in a 7-4 non-conference win over Berlin. • Hand’s Mel Rennie: Had […]

Pooch’s Top 10 Softball Ballot

Here is the ballot I submitted for the GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 Softball Poll after Week 7. The Top 10 poll will posted later today on-line and will appear in Monday’s print editions of the Register. Southington Fitch St. Joseph Cheshire Oxford Darien Lauralton Hall NFA Mercy South Windsor East Haven Amity Seymour Torrington […]

Baseball: 2015 no-hitter / perfect game list [updated May 20]

Below is a list of the no-hitters to start the season. GameTimeCT.com will be keeping track of all the no-no’s and perfect games across the state this season. If you have thrown a no-hitter or perfect game put it in the comments. Also to get your perfect game or no-no on the list, tweet it […]

The GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 Softball Poll: Cheshire, St. Joseph tied at No. 3

Ashley Guillette and Oxford move up to No. 5 in the latest Top 10 Poll.
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Southington and Fitch again occupy the top two spots in the latest Top 10 softball Poll. Cheshire and St. Joseph are tied for No. 3. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 1. SOUTHINGTON 17-0 17 510 1 LL Last week’s results: Defeated NW Catholic 13-0, Farmington 42-0, Wethersfield 10-0 and Hall 20-0 and 19-0. […]

Pooch’s Top 10 Softball Ballot

Here is the ballot I submitted for the GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 Softball Poll after Week 6. The Top 10 poll will posted later today on-line and will appear in Monday’s print editions of the Register. Southington Fitch Cheshire St. Joseph Oxford Darien Mercy Lauralton Hall Amity Seymour Hand East Haven Torrington North Branford […]

Connecticut High School Coaches Association: 2014-15 Awards

Some of the coach of the year award winners at the CHSCA banquet Thursday night. Clockwise, from top right: Hand field hockey coach Sue Leckey, Shelton golf coach Joe LaPorta, Glastonbury girls lacrosse coach Kris Cofiell (Photos via Glastonbury HS, Shelton HS and Hand HS)

The Connecticut High School Coaches Association honored its coaches of the year Thursday night at the Aqua Turf Club in Plantsville. Here are the award winners: Athletic Director Gary Makowicki, Norwich Free Academy Baseball Richard Magner, Xavier Boys Basketball Ronald Pires, E.O. Smith Boys Cross Country Tom Butterfield, Hall Boys Golf Joseph LaPorta, Shelton Boys Lacrosse Brian White, […]

Pooch’s Top 10 Softball Ballot

Here is the ballot I submitted for the GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 Softball Poll after Week 5. The Top 10 poll will posted later today on-line and will appear in Monday’s print editions of the Register. Southington Fitch Cheshire St. Joseph Seymour Oxford Rockville Mercy Lauralton Hall Amity Darien Sheehan Hand East Haven Thomaston

CIAC honors 344 scholar-athletes from member schools

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Three hundred forty-four senior student athletes were honored as CIAC Scholar Athletes at the 32nd Annual CAS-CIAC Scholar Athlete Banquet at the Aqua Turf Club in Southington Sunday night. The Scholar Athlete program recognizes two high school senior student-athletes – one boy and one girl – from each member high school whose academic and athletic […]

The GameTime CT/ Register Top 10 Softball Poll: Southington, Fitch still 1-2

Southington pitcher Kendra Friedt returned to the circle on Friday from a two week suspension and was lights out. The senior struck out 14 and didn't allow a hit in the Blue Knights 3-1 win over Maloney on Friday at the Dunn Sports Complex. Derek Turner-GameTimeCT

Southington and Fitch remain the top two teams in the latest Top 10 Poll. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 1. SOUTHINGTON 8-0 17 510 1 LL Last week’s results: Defeated Simsbury 11-0, Bristol Eastern 11-0 and Newington 8-3. Bottom line: The Blue Knights have won a school-record 54 straight games. Team Record 1st […]

Pooch’s Top 10 Softball Ballot

Here is the ballot I submitted for the GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 Softball Poll after Week 4. The Top 10 poll will posted later today on-line and will appear in Monday’s print editions of the Register. Southington Fitch  Cheshire St. Joseph Amity Mercy Lauralton Hall Darien Seymour Oxford NFA Trumbull Sheehan Thomaston Rockville

NCCC athletic directors recommend adding the ‘ECC Seven'; ECC gives ultimatum to SCAC schools

While the FCIAC made waves Wednesday to move its title game to Thanksgiving Day, there have been developments concerning Connecticut’s northern and eastern leagues. The North Central Connecticut Conference athletic directors voted to recommend the league admit the seven northern Eastern Connecticut Conference defectors into their midst, according to a report from the Collinsville Press. The recommendation moves the […]

GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 Baseball Poll: Three newcomers join the fray

Bunnell's Ronnie Rossomando (Photo Peter Hvizdak)

Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 1. Fairfield Prep  9-0 14 476 1 LL Last week:  Def. Notre Dame-West Haven 9-3, Hand 6-1 and Hand 14-3. Bottom line:  Only Cheshire has scored five or more runs against the Jesuits. In the aforementioned Rams game, Prep scored 13 runs. Team  Record 1st Place Points Last Class […]

Baseball: Home Base & live coverage all week

Home Base Around the Horn GameTimeCT.com/Register Top 10 Poll: Guess who’s the new No. 1? So, you want to make a highlight reel?: The pros and cons of making a reel. Good Eye: All the news and notes from last week (and some things you may have missed). Updated standings: Find out where your favorite […]

GameTimeCT / Register Baseball Top 10 Poll: Brand new No. 1 team

Fairfield Warde is moving up in the poll, but are they No. 1? Photo by Catherine Avalone/Register

Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 1. Fairfield Prep  6-0 10 466 3 LL Last week:  Def. Hamden 11-3, Career 22-3 and Amity 4-1 Bottom line:  There really isn’t any reason why the Jesuits can’t win the SCC. Team  Record 1st Place Points Last Class 2. Southington 3-0 6 446 2 LL Last week: Def. Tolland 15-4, […]

2014-15 New Haven Register All-State Boys Hockey Team

Darien goaltender Will Massie (Photo via Darien Athletic Foundation)

The 2014-15 All-State Boys Hockey Team. Capsules by Dan Nowak. Portraits by Catherline Avalone. Most Valuable Player Jack Pardue Darien, Sr., F Stats: Had 20 goals and 27 assists, including the game-winning goal in a 1-0 win over Greenwich in the CIAC Division I final. Also had two goals in a 3-1 win over Xavier […]

2015 GameTimeCT / New Haven Register All-State Girls Basketball Team lineups

Mercy's Maura Fitzpatrick. (Photo Catherine Avalone)

Lineups for the 2014-15 GameTimeCT / New Haven Register All-State Girls Basketball Team. First Team Sami Ashton, 5-6, Morgan, Jr. Sophie Borg, 6-0, Farmington Sr. Shaquana Edwards, 5-5, Weaver, Jr. Desiree Elmore, 5-10 Capital Prep, Jr. Tiana England, 5-7, Stamford, Jr. Maura Fitzpatrick, 5-11, Mercy, Sr. Hannah Friend, 5-10, Farmington, Sr. Kiah Gillespie, 6-2, Capital […]

2014-15 GameTimeCT / New Haven Register All-State Girls Basketball Team

All State Girls Hoop

The 2014-15 GameTimeCT New Haven Register All-State Girls Basketball Team. Capsules by Henry Chisholm. Photos by Catherine Avalone, Peter Hvizdak and Arnold Gold. The All-State Lineups: First, Second, Third and Honorable Mention teams Note: Photos on mobile devices may shuffle due to a site issue we’re working on. Thank you for your understanding. FIRST TEAM […]