Naugatuck Valley League

The Naugatuck Valley League, centered in Waterbury where five of the 14 schools are located, is wholly made up of 14 schools located in the Naugatuck River Valley. The league expanded from 12 to 14 schools in 2009 and features two divisions of seven teams titled the Brass and Copper Divisions.

Tuesday’s Litchfield County roundup: Gilbert boys soccer earns first victory of the season

Gilbert boys soccer earned its first victory of the season after shutting out Wamogo 1-0 Tuesday afternoon. The Yellowjackets’ Steve Fortier scored the game-winning goal with under 10 minutes remaining in regulation. Fortier was assisted by Derek Fazioli. Gilbert’s Austin Stoeke made eight saves in the shut out. Wamogo is 3-9-1, Gilbert is 1-10-2. Litchfield […]

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. […]

MSG Varsity’s Quick Hits on Ansonia-Newtown: “I take nothing away from The Streak,” but…

MSG Varsity's Jimmy Cavallo (left) and Mike Quick break down Newtown-Ansonia on Quick Hits: Connecticut.

A lot of posters and readers of this space will enjoy this one. The biggest news out of Connecticut football this week was, of course, the big one up at Blue and Gold Stadium. Ansonia saw its 48-game win streak come to a close vs. Newtown, one short of Cheshire’s state record. So, of course, […]

Football Week 6 Notes and Game Balls: McMahon (5-1) grounds-n-pounds high-flying Stamford

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It’s the era of the spread offense across the state. Just don’t tell McMahon that. The Senators did not attempt a pass in a 49-21 victory over Stamford this past Friday. McMahon rushed for 383 yards, led by senior Kentrell Snider, who scored on runs of 75 and 61 yards. “It’s no secret what we […]

Monday’s NH County girls soccer roundup: Cheshire upends Guilford

CHESHIRE 4, GUILFORD 1 >> Alexandra Pelletier had two goals and an assist for Cheshire in an SCC interdivision home win. Saige Bingman added a goal and an assist for the Rams (9-3-3). Julia Carr scored for the Indians. Mercy 2, Branford 1 >> Danielle Richardson scored twice for Mercy in an SCC interdivision win […]

Monday’s NH County boys soccer roundup: Guilford, Shelton play to 1-1 tie

GUILFORD 1, SHELTON 1 >> Isajiah Robles scored with 5 minutes left in regulation to help Shelton (12-0-3) earn a tie in SCC interdivision play at Guilford. Brenden Thompson scored in the second half for the Indians (8-3-4). BRANFORD 1, XAVIER 0 >> Gobari Idamkue scored in the second half for Branford (9-5-1) in an […]

Pooch’s Top 10 Football Ballot (Week 6)

Here is the ballot I submitted for the GameTimeCT/Register Top 10 Football Poll after Week 6. The Poll will be posted on-line later tonight on GameTimeCT and appear in Tuesday’s print editions of the New Haven Register. 1. New Canaan 2. Southington 3. Shelton 4. Cheshire 5. Darien 6. St. Joseph 7. Newtown 8. Xavier […]

WATCH & LISTEN: Radio replay, Video highlights of Newtown-Ansonia

Newtown players celebrate with their fellow students after their 14-8 victory over Ansonia on Oct. 17, 2014 (Photo Peter Hvidzak)

Listen to a replay of IvyRadio’s coverage of Newtown’s 14-8 victory over Ansonia, which ended the Chargers’ 48-game win streak short of Cheshire’s 49-game state record. Just click on the window above, settle back and enjoy coverage from Kyle Brennan and Mike Sportini. You can also watch the GameTimeCT video highlight reel below. Slideshow: Newtown […]

Week 6 High School Football Schedule / Results

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WEEK 5 Results / Story Links WEEK 6 Schedule Thursday, Oct. 16 SWC/NVL Challenge New Milford 48, Kennedy 8 Friday, Oct. 17 CCC DIV. I EAST Glastonbury 21 E.Hartford 0 CCC DIV. I WEST Southington 48 Hall 0 New Britain 41 Simsbury 10 CCC DIV. II EAST E.O. Smith 48 Bulkeley/HMTCA 12 Wethersfield 57 Hartford Pub. 27 […]

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 swimming: Naugatuck defeats Torrington

TORRINGTON >> Sometimes it’s all about the times. Naugatuck’s 92-76 girls swimming win over Torrington Friday night was no surprise to anyone at the Torrington YMCA. But, in swimming, like golf, the first battle is with oneself. “We’re going for best times tonight,” Torrington coach Katie Gregory said, before the meet. Then Jess Gray, Emily […]

Friday’s NH County girls swimming roundup: Sheehan edges Hamden

Lyman Hall 102, East Haven 60 (at East Haven) 200 Medley Relay: Lyman Hall (B. Driscoll, H. Driscoll, A. Albe, N. Cislo) 2:00.15; 200 freestyle: Shannon Wynne (EH) 2:24.63 ; 200 IM: Laura Bedoya (EH) 2:27.26; 50 Freestyle: Alexa Tangredi (LH) 24.03; 100 Butterfly: Laura Bedoya (EH) 1:05.46; 100 Freestyle: Alexa Tangredi (LH) 1:05.21; 500 […]

Live Updates: Newtown ends Ansonia winning streak at 48

Tajik Bagley and Ansonia (left) are one victory away from matching Cheshire's state-record win streak of 49 games. At right is former Cheshire great Kyle McIntosh vs. Notre Dame-WH during the Rams' run in the 1990s.

No. 5 Newtown snapped No. 4 Ansonia’s 48-game winning streak at Blue and Gold Stadium Friday night with a 14-8 win over the Chargers. Cheshire keeps the all-time state record of 49 consecutive victories. Listen Live on IvyRadio and follow the commentary below. For updates of all the state’s games, follow this live blog here. […]

Game-by-game comparison of Cheshire, Ansonia football win streaks

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CHESHIRE 1991-1996 ANSONIA 2011-2014 1991 – Housy 2011 No. 1: North Haven 35-0 No. 1: Torrington, 49-20 No. 2: Woodland, 36-6 1992 No. 3: Derby, 59-19 No. 2: Sheehan 34-27 No. 4: Holy Cross, 45-13 No. 3: Seymour 41-14 No. 5: Seymour, 41-6 No. 4: Derby 15-6 No. 6: Watertown, 51-14 No. 5: Amity 41-6 […]