Southern Connecticut Conference

The Southern Connecticut Conference ranks as the second largest in Connecticut in terms of membership with 22 schools covering a large swath of the southern part of the state and shoreline. Commissioner Al Carbone directs the organization which has existed since 1994. SCC schools won a conference-record 25 state championships in the 2011-12 academic year.
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Girls lacrosse: Hall scores early, often to beat Cheshire

(Arnold Gold-New Haven Register)  Michelle Federico of Cheshire (left) tries to get past Hall's Lydia Chelli during Hall's 12-7 victory Wednesday.

CHESHIRE >> Despite the loss of three starters, the Cheshire girls lacrosse team did its best to be competitive with Hall on Wednesday, including limiting the Warriors’ top attacker Alannah Boyle to only one goal. But the Warriors’ speed, combined with the Rams playing the last 15 minutes of the game down a player, eventually […]

Softball: Mercy routs Hand in first game after coach’s resignation

Dave Phillips - Special to the Middletown Press Mercy pitcher Brianna Sawicki fires a pitch during the Tigers' 20-1 win against Hand Wednesday in Madison. Dave Phillips - Special to the Middletown Press

MADISON >> After losing to Foran on Monday, the Mercy softball team was going to put a hurting on someone very soon. Unfortunately for Hand, it was in the way Wednesday afternoon as Mercy rolled to a 20-1 Southern Connecticut Conference victory in a game that was stopped after 6 innings due to the 15-run […]

Softball: Tony Calcagni steps down as Mercy coach

Tony Calcagni coaches one of his Mercy players at third base in a game played last season. (Catherine Avalone/The Middletown Press)

Tony Calcagni confirmed Wednesday that he resigned as softball coach at Mercy, citing the need to focus on family obligations. Calcagni took over for Jason Thody last season and led the Tigers to a 23-5 record, the SCC tournament championship and an appearance in the Class LL state championship game before losing to Southington 1-0. […]

Every roster you need for June’s ‘Super 100′ Senior All-Star football game


The ‘Super 100′ Senior All-Star Football game held its Top 50 draft at Rentschler Field last week. A few days later, coaches John Ferazzi of Sheehan and Sean Marinan of Xavier filled out the remainder of their rosters. Give or take some minor adjustments if players suddenly become unavailable for whatever reason (and there is an […]

Wednesday’s New Haven County Volleyball Roundup

Cheshire 3, Masuk 0 Game scores: Cheshire 25-19, 25-10, 25-19. Highlights: C: Patrick Lindner had 10 kills, Ted Li had six kills and five blocks, Colin Haensel had four kills and six blocks and Greg Zane had two kills and eight blocks. Records: M 1-1; C 3-0. Shelton 3, Hall 0 Game scores: (S)25-17; 25-11; […]

Wednesday’s NH County girls tennis roundup: Branford edges Sacred Heart Academy

Branford 4, Sacred Heart Academy 3 (at Hamden) Singles: Monica Krah (SHA) def. Julia Watsky (B) 6-1, 6-2; Jenna Fortunati (SHA) def. Rachel Krug (B) 6-3, 6-0; Tally Sepot (B) def. Maggie Hughes (SHA) 6-3, 6-2; Casey Marak (SHA) def. Jennifer Hwang (B) 1-6, 7-5, 9-1. Doubles: Jocelyn Giodano-Maria Quaguano (B) def. Christine Radwill-Angie Stong […]

Wednesday’s NH County boys lacrosse roundup: Hopkins edges Brunswick

Cheshire Academy 8, Hamden Hall 4 >> Sean Herdman scored four goals for Cheshire Academy in a prep school win at Hamden. Hopkins 11, Brunswick 10 >> Sasha Possick scored five times for the host Hilltoppers in this prep school win at New Haven. Bennett Amador added four goals for Hopkins. Cheshire Academy 8, Hamden […]

Wednesday’s New Haven County area postponements

BASEBALL CSC Whitney Tech at Vinal Tech, ppd., TBA NVL St. Paul at Seymour, ppd. to Saturday, noon Ansonia at Woodland, ppd. to Saturday, 1 p.m. Shoreline North Branford at Old Lyme, ppd. to Thursday, 3:45 p.m. Portland at Haddam-Killingworth Westbrook at Coginchaug, ppd. to Thursday, 3:45 p.m. Cromwell at Valley Regional, ppd. to Thursday, […]

Softball: Win over Mercy is worth the wait for Foran

It may have taken a few extra days to play because of poor field conditions, but the state’s second and third-ranked teams finally met Monday afternoon in Milford. When all was said and done, each team battled through some sloppy play before Foran defeated second-ranked Mercy 6-5 at Foran High. Foran junior shortstop Dani Kemp […]

2:30 p.m. UPDATE: Rain-rain go away…Tuesday’s New Haven County Postponements

Below are the postponements for today’s (Tuesday’s) games Tuesday Postponements Baseball SWC Bunnell at Pomperaug, ppd. to Wed., 4:15 p.m. Notre Dame-Fairfield at Stratford, ppd. indefinitely CSC O’Brien Tech at Wilcox Tech, ppd. to Wed., 3:45 p.m. Preps Hamden Hall at Hopkins, ppd. indefinitely Softball SWC Immaculate at Stratford, ppd. indefinitely SCC Amity at Sheehan, […]

Notre Dame’s John Amendola pitches three-hitter in win over West Haven

Photo by Peter Casolino  Notre Dame's John Amendola is one of the best pitchers in the state and showcased that Monday.

WEST HAVEN — Notre Dame-West Haven senior pitcher John Amendola didn’t feel he had his best fastball Monday afternoon. He adjusted. Mixing a vast array of off-speed pitches with his trademark fastball, Amendola stifled cross-town rival West Haven in a 5-0 victory at Quigley Stadium. The right-hander tossed a complete-game three-hitter, striking out four as […]

Baseball: Hamden blanks Xavier

By Jimmy Zanor @ShoreLineSports on Twitter HAMDEN >> Former Hand coach Chris Borelli is in his third season rebuilding the Hamden baseball program. And there could be something brewing on Dixwell Avenue this spring. The Green Dragons blanked visiting Xavier, 4-0, on Monday afternoon behind a terrific pitching performance from junior Pat Alexander. Hamden […]

Basketball: CT East girls, CT boys win at JCC Schoolboy/Schoolgirl Classic

Mara Lavitt-New Haven Register
Hillhouse’s Raiquan Clark goes up for a layup during the Schoolboy/Schoolgirl All-Star Classic basketball at the Greater New Haven JCC.

WOODBRIDGE >> The last high school basketball hurrah for the state’s best players in the 53rd annual JCC Schoolboy/Schoolgirl Classic was to be bittersweet. However, the East girls All Stars and the Connecticut boys All-Stars made it heavier on the sweet as both teams won Sunday at the JCC of Greater New Haven. In the […]