Cross Country: Live coverage of Connecticut state meets

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Boys Class M: St. Joseph’s James Mas, Ellington  wins “I just kept thinking to myself, it’s a hill for everyone else,” St. Joseph’s James Mas didn’t expect to be here at the beginning of the season. He admitted that despite his hard work, winning Class M didn’t seem like a reality until he crossed the […]

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

Team                              This Week                    Next Game 1. Southington (6-0)   Def. Conard 41-6        Nov. 1 vs. Newington, 1 p.m. 2. Darien (7-0)             Def. Ridgefield 50-23   Friday at Wilton, 6 p.m. 3. New Canaan (6-0)    Def. Staples 35-2        Nov. 1 at St. Joseph, 1:30 p.m. 4. Newtown (7-0)        Def. Brookfield 21-14   Friday […]

Cross Country: An interactive guide to the state meet at Wickham Park

Members of the Danbury boys' cross country team run up the 'Green Monster' last Tuesday. Photo by Pete Paguaga

(Click on certain parts of the map above for a detailed look at the course in video and photos. Map provided by mysportsresults.com) MANCHESTER >> Granby head cross country coach Dennis Lobo calls Wickham Park a classic. “It’s probably the premier difficult course, maybe in at least southern New England,” Lobo said. “It’s kind of […]

Pooch’s Week 7 Greater New Haven Football Predictions

Andrew Yamin (45) and Cheshire are 6-0 headed into Friday's contest with Fairfield Prep.  (Photo Peter Hvizdak)

THIS WEEK’S SPOTLIGHT Fairfield Prep at No. 6 Cheshire • When: Friday, 7 p.m. • Where: Maclary Complex, Cheshire • Records: Fairfield Prep 4-2; Cheshire 6-0 • Players to watch: Fairfield Prep — Colton Smith, Sr., QB; John DelliSanti, Sr., WR/S; Anthony Palazzolo, Sr., OL/DL; Cheshire — Andrew Yamin, Sr., RB/LB; Tyler D’Errico, Sr., OL/LB; […]

Football: Middletown area preview, picks

MIDDLETOWN >> Xavier and Middletown will try to continue their playoff pushes tonight, taking on teams that desperately need a win to keep their own playoff hopes alive, and Wesleyan is hoping to rebound at home Saturday from its dispiriting loss to Amherst. Vinal/East Hampton/Goodwin and Cromwell face what are pivotal, turning point kinds of […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Saturday’s Greater New Haven football roundup: Kehoe’s four TDs lead Cheshire Academy to victory

Patrick Kehoe completed 21-of-26 passes for 285 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Cheshire Academy football team to a 45-14 prep school win over Berkshire Prep on Saturday in Sheffield, Massachusetts. Branford Feamster had four receptions for 100 yards including a 65-yard touchdown pass and Cory Stefanik caught four passes for 55 yards and […]

Football: Connor Field runs into record book in Granby win over Nonnewaug

Granby's Connor Field rushed for 312 yards in the Bears' 24-0 win over Nonnewaug. Field broke the Connecticut State record with his fourth straight 300-yard game. Pete Paguaga - New Haven Register

WOODBURY >> Granby’s football team had its fourth straight Field day in an historic 24-0 win over Nonnewaug Saturday afternoon. Connor Field, a 5’11” junior, broke a Connecticut high school record with his fourth straight 300-yard rushing game in the Bears’ first shutout of the season. Connecticut Record Book Field scored all the points against […]

Friday’s NH County football roundup: Notre Dame (WH) coasts past Amity

Zach Cofrancesco caught two touchdown passes from quarterback Christian Lupoli to help Notre Dame-West Haven beat Amity 40-6 on Friday in a Southern Connecticut Conference Division I game at Woodbridge. Lupoli scored on a 3-yard run and Prince Brooks and Nico Ragaini added rushing scores for the Green Knights (4-2). Kevin Nudeo caught a touchdown […]

Pooch’s Week 6 Greater New Haven Football Predictions

THIS WEEK’S SPOTLIGHT No. 4 ANSONIA at No. 5 NEWTOWN • When: Friday, 7 p.m. • Where: Blue and Gold Stadium, Newtown • Records: Ansonia 5-0; Newtown 5-0 • Players to watch: Ansonia — Jai’Quan McKnight, Sr., QB/DB; Tajik Bagley, Jr., RB; Witold Gul, Sr., WR/DB; Newtown — Julian Dunn, Sr., WR; Ben Mason, So., […]

Pooch’s Top 10 Football Ballot (Week 5)

Here is the ballot I submitted for the GameTimeCT/Register Top 10 Football Poll after Week 5. 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. Ansonia 8. Newtown […]

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 […]

Week 5 high school football schedule / results

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Thursday Oct. 9 NVL BRASS Holy Cross 34, Kennedy 13 Friday, Oct. 10 CCC DIV. I EAST Glastonbury 21 Newington 14 Manchester 56, S.Windsor 26 CCC DIV. I WEST Conard 20, Simsbury 14 Southington 54, New Britain 20 CCC INTER Brist.East. 49, Fermi 7 Brist.Cent. 52, Bulkeley/HMTCA 28 E.Catholic 52 Plainville 22 Hall 49, East […]

Football: H-K, Baklik earn first victory

BRISTOL >> The losing streak is over. Haddam-Killingworth, which didn’t win a game last season and lost its first four this season, scored twice in the fourth quarter to break a tie and beat Lewis Mills of Burlington, 27-13, at Muzzy Field Saturday evening. It was rookie coach Mike Baklik’s first win and his team […]

Week 5 High School Football Primer and Live Updates

Xavier's Caleb Lutton fumbles while being pursued by Corey Maddox, Scott Marx, and Kishon Shields of Hillhouse during a Week 4 38-6 victory. (Peter Hvizdak - New Haven Register)

WELCOME TO WEEK 5 It’s a jam-packed week of intriguing matchups. The SCC Division I schedule gets rolling with Shelton at Fairfield Prep, No. 6 Cheshire at Hand, Notre Dame-WH at West Haven. In the CCC, No. 1 Southington is at New Britain, Wethersfield heads to Maloney in an unbeaten battle, and Platt takes on […]