Football: Sagnellas enjoy first high school football moment together as NFF honorees

Nick Sagnella (left) and father Tony Sagnella at the New Haven County Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame scholar-athlete dinner Friday night at Fantasia in North Haven.

NORTH HAVEN >> As North Haven’s football coach, Tony Sagnella only followed his son Nick’s playing career at neighboring North Branford from a distance. Father and son agreed to that arrangement back when Nick began his freshman year with the T-Birds, and they kept it that way. “When he first entered high school we talked […]

Baseball: 2015 no-hitter / perfect game list

Below is a list of the no-hitters to start the season. 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 […]

Baseball 2015: Home Base featuring season previews & live coverage

Home Base With Henry C News & Notes A New Era: Baseball in West Haven could look different this season. Started at the Top: Familiar face atop the Top 10. 10 Games That Will Make You A Fan: It’s going to be hard to not be a watch baseball this season. 5 Reasons Why […]

Football: McCormick accepts head coach position at Hyde

Brandon McCormick has accepted the head coach position at Hyde, he confirmed Wednesday. The position still needs to be approved by the Board of Education. McCormick said a meeting is scheduled for April 6 to approve the hire. McCormick has been on staff at Hyde since 2008, most notably as the team’s defensive co-ordinator. McCormick […]

Football: Northeast Showcase to be held May 2

The 6th Annual Northeast Football Showcase which will be held May 2 at Cheshire High School. The Northeast Football Showcase provides high school, prep school, and junior college football players with the opportunity to showcase their athletic abilities to Division II, Division III, and NAIA college coaches throughout the Northeast. This year’s showcase is directed […]

The Complete 2015 CIAC Winter Championship Weekend Final Scoreboard and Recaps

Sacred Heart's Mustapha Heron goes for two as Valley Regional's Chris Jean-Pierre (23), David Bradbury, Jr. (4), Hunter Linfesty (35) defends during a, 71-46, win for the Hearts in the CIAC Class S boys basketball championship.(Catherine Avalone/New Haven Register)

Below is all the results and story links from the 2015 CIAC State Championships. Highlight video, above, via John Holt of WFSB-3. All videos clips via CPTVSports coverage. LIVE BLOG REPLAYS: Boys Basketball | Girls Basketball | Hockey Boys Basketball CLASS LL FAIRFIELD PREP 51, WESTHILL 50 PHOTO GALLERY CLASS L BUNNELL 72, NAUGATUCK 61 […]

Live Updates: The 2015 CIAC Girls Basketball Finals

Capital Prep's Kiah Gillespie (right) and Mercy's Maura Fitzpatrick. (Photo John Vanacore)

The Hoops Hub with Henry C: The Run Ends Here The 2015 CIAC Girls Basketball tournament concludes this weekend at Mohegan Sun Arena. Check out all the live action below. The 2015 CIAC Tournament Scoreboard Find out who you’re favorite team is playing. CLASS LL | CLASS L | CLASS M | CLASS S The News Hub 10 Reasons Why You Should […]

Friday’s girls basketball tournament roundup: Stamford ousts Career

Led by a dominant 30-point performance from Tiana England, the 10th-seeded Stamford girls basketball team walked into New Haven and stunned seventh-seeded Career 48-46 in the second round of the Class LL tournament on Friday. With the victory, Stamford will face fellow FCIAC member Wilton, which is the two-seed, on Tuesday at 7 p.m. After […]

Girls Basketball: Coaches not too happy with CIAC Tourney “Success Rule”

Thomaston got routed by Capital Prep in the 2013 Class S Final. 
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Before coach Robert McMahon and his Thomaston Golden Bears prepared to play Capital Prep in the 2013 Class S final, they practiced like they normally do. They talked about believing they could beat their opponent, which featured three Division I players, like they normally do. Then they tried something different. “(We watched) Miracle, Hoosiers and […]

GameTimeCT / Register Girls Basketball Top 10: Two newcomers enter poll

Mercy: 2015 SCC Girls Basketball Champions (Photo Catherine Avalone)

Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 1.  Capital Prep  21-1 18 540 1 L Last week:  Def. Parish Hill 80-36, Bullard-Havens 102-36 to win CSC. Bottom line: Now that the unpleasantness that was the CSC Tourney is over, let’s play ball! Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 2.  Farmington  24-0 0 494 2 L Last […]

Boys basketball: League tournament predictions, day 2

C.J. Davidson (pictured here against Sacred Heart) and Notre Dame-Fairfield hope to be SWC champions before the night is through. (Photo Pete Paguaga)

A 12-5 start to the predictions. We move on to day 2: You can follow all the games on the boys tournament scoreboard and live blog page. CSC tournament quarterfinals No. 8 Norwich Tech at No. 1 University – University No. 7 Kaynor Tech at No. 2 Prince Tech – Prince Tech No. 6 Cheney […]

Girls Basketball: Henry C’s CIAC Tournament Bracket Breakdown

The CIAC Tournament brackets have officially been released. All of the fields seem to be wide open this season, with the exception of Class L where Capital Prep should be the overwhelming favorite to win the state title this season. Below is a breakdown of how the CIAC Tournament could play out. The 2015 CIAC […]

Recruiting 2015: Connecticut high school football college commits [updated, April 14]

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The following is a list of players from Connecticut High Schools who have signed letters of intent or have made commitments for the Class of 2015. For most schools, particularly Division I, commitments are unbinding until the player signs a letter of intent beginning on National Signing Day on Wednesday, February 4, 2015. Players attending […]

Girls Basketball: Hoops Hub, Live Updates for Week of Feb. 8

Hand's Lauren Brandau, left, is not afraid to dive for a loose basketball. (Photograph by Catherine Avalone/New Haven Register)

The Hoops Hub The News Hub Under the Radar Team: The players who may not always light up the scoreboard, but still help their team win. Court Vision: Vote for the Milestone of the Week! Standings: Find out where your favorite team is! Top 10: There’s a new No. 2! Previous Hoops Hubs Episode […]

Football: Nick D’Angelo hired as Coginchaug football coach

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DURHAM >> Coginchaug Regional High School athletic director Nick Barbieri has confirmed that Nick D’Angelo has been named the head varsity football coach. D’Angelo was the defensive coordinator at Hillhouse High School for the past two seasons. From 2011-2012, he was the associate head coach at his alma mater, Hamden High School. “This is really […]

GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 Poll: Mercy clings to slim lead at top

Mercy's Destine Perry drives past Sacred Heart's Jenna D'Agostino Tuesday night, January 13, 2015, at the SHA gymnasium in Hamden. The Mercy Tigers defeated the Sacred Heart Academy Pacers, 57-36.  (Photographs by Catherine Avalone/New Haven Register)

  Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 1.  Mercy  10-0 10 552 1 LL Last week:  Def. Hamden 70-26,  West Haven 70-25 Bottom line: January 19. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 2. Capital Prep 9-1 9 550 2 L Last week: Def. Goodwin Tech 87-28, Cheney Tech 102-42, South Medford (Or) 82-50. Bottom line: See Mercy bottom line. […]

The 83rd New Haven Register All-State Football Team: OFFENSE


The 83rd Annual New Haven Register Register / GameTimeCT All-State Football Offense Team as selected by the New Haven Register staff. Compiled by Mike Pucci. Photos by Arnold Gold except where noted. MORE: DEFENSE | SECOND, THIRD & Honorable Mention Teams Note: The All-State team will be published in the New Haven Register print edition on January 25. Mark Piccirillo Shelton, Sr., […]

The 83rd New Haven Register All-State Football Team: DEFENSE and COACH OF THE YEAR


The 83rd Annual New Haven Register Register / GameTimeCT All-State Football team as selected by the New Haven Register staff. Compiled by Mike Pucci. Photos by Arnold Gold except where noted. MORE: OFFENSE | Second, Third & Honorable Mention Teams Note: The All-State team will be published in the New Haven Register print edition on January 25. Most Valuable Player Zach […]