Boys basketball: League tournament predictions, day 2

Notre Dame-Fairfield's C.J. Davidson (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, Feb. 20]

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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! GameTimeCT.com/Register 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

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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

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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 […]

Valley Regional / Old Lyme’s King, Haddam-Killingworth’s Langer named CSWA Coaches of the Year

The Connecticut Sports Writers’ Alliance is pleased to announce that Valley Regional/Old Lyme football coach Tim King and Haddam-Killingworth girls volleyball coach Richard Langer have been selected as the Doc McInerney High School Coaches of the Year. King, the Coach of the Year recipient in a male sport, and Langer, the Coach of the Year in a female […]

Girls Basketball: Hoops Hub for Jan. 11 & live coverage

The Hoops Hub The News Hub Top 10 Poll: Familiar faces throughout. Court Vision: Vote for the Baller of the Week. Fresh face: East Haven may have the best freshman in the area. Standings: Find out where your favorite team is! Leaders: The tops scorers in the area. Previous Hoops Hubs Episode 1: Season preview […]

2014 New Haven Register All-Area football team: OFFENSE and MVP

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The 2014 New Haven Register All-Area Football Team. Selected by the New Haven Register and GameTimeCT Sports Staff from schools in its coverage area. Compiled by Mike Pucci. Photos by Arnold Gold.  DEFENSE / COACH OF THE YEAR | SECOND AND THIRD TEAMS Note: The annual GameTimeCT / Register All-State team will be published next week. Most […]

2014 New Haven Register All-Area football team: DEFENSE & COACH OF THE YEAR

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The 2014 New Haven Register / GameTimeCT All-Area Football Team Defense. Selected by the New Haven Register staff from schools in its coverage area and compiled by Mike Pucci. Photos by Arnold Gold. OFFENSE & MVP | SECOND AND THIRD TEAMS Note: The annual GameTimeCT / Register All-State team will be published next week. Chidi Broderick Xavier, Sr., […]

2014 Register All-Area Football: Second and Third Teams

The following are the second- and third-team selections for the 2014 All-Area Football Team, chosen from schools in the New Haven Register coverage area. Click here for FIRST TEAM OFFENSE, FIRST TEAM DEFENSE SECOND TEAM OFFENSE Player    School    Ht.    Wt.    Yr.  QB    Jake Kasuba    Foran    5-10    165    Sr. Passed for 2,357 yards and 19 TDs. QB    […]

The 2014 Walter Camp Foundation All-Connecticut Football Team

Southington quarterback Jasen Rose is one of the Walter Camp Football Foundation's 2014 All-Connecticut Football Team and an MVP nominee. (Photo Peter Paguaga; Illustration: Sean Patrick Bowley)

Below are the selections for the annual Walter Camp Football Foundation’s All-Connecticut team. The players and coaches will be honored a the Walter Camp Foundation’s annual “Breakfast of Champions” on January 17 at Anthony’s Ocean View in New Haven. The event starts at 9 a.m. The All-Connecticut Team will be recognized, and the foundation will reveal […]

Jimmy Zanor: A memorable season and game for Valley Regional / Old Lyme

Valley Regional / Old Lyme's players celebrate with fans after their 21-20 victory over Ansonia in the Class S-Large championship (Photo John Vanacore)

Someday, when I’m old and grey, I’ll be sitting in my rocking chair on Christmas morning, watching my grandchildren toss their new football’s around the house. They’ll stop for a moment, walk over and sit on my lap and ask, “Grampa, what’s the greatest football game you ever saw?” And I’ll sit back, smile and […]

Pooch’s Final Top 10 Football Ballot

Here is the ballot I submitted for the FINAL GameTimeCT/Register Top 10 Football Poll of the 2014 season. The Poll will be posted on-line later tonight on GameTimeCT and appear in Tuesday’s print editions of the New Haven Register. 1. Southington 2. New Canaan 3. Darien 4. Windsor 5. St. Joseph 6. Xavier 7. Shelton […]

Valley Regional/Old Lyme stuns Ansonia, wins 1st title with epic rally

Valley Regional / Old Lyme coach Tim King raises his arms in joy as his team celebrates their 21-20 comeback victory over Ansonia (Photo John Vanacore)

NEW BRITAIN >> Valley Regional/Old Lyme senior quarterback Chris Jean-Pierre rolled into the end zone from four yards out on a heroic fourth down play and junior kicker Jared Roche made the extra point with just 22 seconds remaining as the Warriors stunned Ansonia, 21-20, to win the CIAC Class-S Large state championship on Saturday […]

Capital Prep / Achievement beats North Branford to win first state title for CSC

Charles Kinard of Capital Prep celebrates with the Class S-Small Division championship trophy. Capital Prep defeated North Branford 20-13. Photo by Joe Morelli

NEW BRITAIN >> Capital Prep/Achievement kept bringing the defensive pressure and North Branford continued to have trouble stopping it in Saturday’s Class S-Small Division championship football game. The Trailblazers forced seven turnovers. They came up with six sacks. They scored off a blocked punt. Yet North Branford still had one last chance to tie the […]