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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West Haven softball rolls past Hamden

HAMDEN — In the midst of a stretch that includes nine consecutive road contests, West Haven softball coach Frank Biondi knows his team is heading in the right direction. Game six of the road trip confirmed that. Behind three hits apiece from Sierra Santana, Kial Watts, Amber Bonewicz and Jolie Morrell, West Haven used an […]

NH County Athletes of the Week: Sean Bonaparte, Ansonia; Victoria Contaxis, Law

athletes of week

Male athlete of the week Sean Bonaparte >> Ansonia baseball Tossed a no-hitter with 12 strikeouts in Ansonia’s 7-1 win over Derby. HONOR ROLL Ian Bergere, Hand outdoor track: Junior set a meet and school record in thwe pole vault at the Bloomfield Invite Saturday, leaping 14 feet, 9 inches. Bergere was a Register All-Area […]

Wednesday’s NH County boys tennis roundup: Amity shuts out Notre Dame-West Haven

Amity 7, Notre Dame-West Haven 0 (at New Haven) Singles: Jason Seidman (A) def. Roy Smith 6-2, 6-0; Max Einbinder (A) def Mike DeFelice 6-3, 6-0; Phil Hochman (A) def. Pat Francis 6-0 6-0; Jared Pepper (A) def Adrian Cruz 6-0 6-3 Doubles: Jack Noise/Adam Velardi (A) def Gabe Sparks/Matt Plaziak 7-6(4), 6-1; Logan Berke/Jake […]

Wednesday’s NH County golf roundup: Branford gets by Hamden

Branford 179. Hamden 185 (at Laurel View CC) Medalist: Cooper Bunton (B) 41. Branford: Tyler Hackett 44, Brian Fitter 47, Aiden Deane 47. Hamden: Christian Ugolik 45, Nick Piasecki 45, Pat Coleman 46, Doug Shane 49. Records: B 8-0 H 1-6 East Haven 194, Foran 197 (at Grassy Hill CC) Medalist: Matt Gomes 39 East […]

Wednesday’s New Haven County boys track roundup: Berkovich leads Foran to three-win sweep

Boys track Foran sweeps (at Milford) Team scores: Foran 84, Sheehan 66; Foran 112.5, Fairfield Prep 36.5; Foran 101 vs East Haven 49 4×800 Prep 8:51 (Alvarado, Hilton, Mulliken, Scholl); 4×100 Foran 46.7 (Berkovich, Haynes, Gee, Longley); 110HH: Baum Sheehan 16.1; 100 Berkovich Foran 11.6; 1600 Alvarado FP 4:52; 300IH: Baum S 44.4; 400: Hourigan […]

Track and Field: Amity boys win 100th straight dual meet

Wednesday afternoon at Branford, the Amity boys' track team won its 100th straight dual meet defeating Branford, Hand and Xavier. The Amity captains from left: Michael Yuan, Josh, Ben Feola, Josh Timpko and Danny Chen.

BRANFORD >> It was April of 2004 the last time the Amity boys’ track team lost a dual meet. Head coach Thom Jacobs said his squad “really got jumped that day” by a great Lyman Hall team. “I remember sitting on the vault pits after the meet with the team and we kind of had […]

Track and Field: New look for O’Grady Relays

Press Release This weekend Danbury will be hosting an expanded and very talented field  of boys and girls high school and middle school track teams in the 34th annual O’Grady Relays.  Teams from Connecticut and Massachusetts as well as local high schools and middle school track teams will be participating in this prestigious track event. […]

Baseball beat: Branford baseball loss overturned by protest

Branford has been granted a second life in its game against East Haven. After the Hornets had a go-ahead bases-clearing double taken away due to an illegal substitution in a 7-5 loss Monday, the SCC has upheld a protest by Branford stating the illegal substitution rule was misapplied. Asa result, the game will resume Thursday at East Haven […]

Lacrosse beat: Wilbur Cross off to its best start under the guidance of coach Trasacco

Wilbur Cross’ Alex Trasacco is a coach who has never concerned himself with wins and losses in a program which typically sees low numbers and fields inexperienced players. Development and improvement have always been the focus. But this season, as a co-op team with the addition of players from Career, Hillhouse, the Sound School and […]

Boys volleyball: Tomahawks too much for Xavier

GLASTONBURY >> The Tomahawks boys volleyball team was better prepared Tuesday evening and it showed on the court, beating Xavier in straights sets at Glastonbury High School. Galvin Haught and Shane Harasyko led the home team attack with 10 kills apiece, despite Harasyko playing out of position due to school vacation. The junior middle blocker […]

Baseball: Xavier bounces back against Branford

Xavier sophomore pitcher Miles Michaud earned a win in his first varsity start Tuesday at Branford. Bill O'Brien - Special to the Press

BRANFORD >> Xavier sophomore pitcher Miles Michaud earned a win in his first varsity start and senior Will Garrity went 3-for-4, including a key RBI single in a five-run fifth inning, as the Falcons topped Branford, 6-1, Tuesday afternoon at the James MacVeigh Sports Complex. Xavier, which bounced back from an extra-inning loss against Fairfield […]

Tuesday’s NH County golf roundup: Cheshire ties Hand

Amity 171, Lyman Hall 199 (at Wallingford CC, par 35) Medalist: Brent Marieb (A) 39 Amity: Brett McNeil 42; Billy Emery 44; Max Kauffman 46 Lyman Hall: Kevin Mooney 41; Justin Seledyn 48; Jake Hunt 52; Trevor Biel 58 Record: LH 0-4 Cheshire 160, Hand 160 (at The Farms CC) Medalist: Brian Carlson (H), 34. […]

Tuesday’s NH County tennis roundup: Cheshire boys blanks West Haven

Cheshire 7, West Haven 0 (at Cheshire) Singles: Jeremy Reichentahl (C) def. John Delgado 7-5, 6-1; Jackson Ajello (C) def. Mike Tran 6-1 2-6 6-4; Nick Anthony (C) def. Devin Hickman 6-2 6-1; Joe Cashore (C) def. Howard Powell 6-2, 6-3. Doubles: Reilly Eldredge-David Light (C) def. Jeremy Borelli and Kevin Coyle 6-2, 6-3; Arnav […]

Tuesday’s NH County softball roundup: Koshes, Flowers toss gems

Katie Koshes tossed a three-hitter with 10 strikeouts for the Amity softball team, which beat Sheehan 1-0 Tuesday in a Southern Connecticut Conference Housatonic Division game in Wallingford. Mary Kozan went 2 for 3 and Jill DeMaio went 1 for 3 and had an RBI for the Spartans (6-0, 3-0). Mikaeyla Daddio went 2 for […]

New Haven County boys/girls lacrosse Stars and Games of the Week

STARS OF THE WEEK Preston Gage, Notre Dame-West Haven: Gage had five goals and an assist in the Green Knights’ 16-6 win over Sheehan. Ryan Morely, Hamden: Morely had five goals in the Green Dragons’ 17-0 win over Law. Matt Blois, Cheshire: Blois had five goals in the Rams’ 16-3 win over Branford. Sara Bennett, […]