Boys soccer: State coaches polls, week 3

CHSCA polls Week ending Sept. 27 Class LL-L First-place votes in parenthesis Team Record Points LW 1. Farmington (10) 7-0 108 1 2. Norwalk (1) 6-0-1 76 3 3. New Milford (1) 6-0-1 71 2 4. Danbury 6-0-1 68 8 5. Ffld. Ludlowe (1) 6-0-1 58 4 6. Naugatuck 7-0 50 5 7. Suffield 4-0 […]

Field hockey: Teamwork gets Lewis Mills past Thomaston

Marianne Killackey - Special to Register Citizen
Lewis Mills' Julia Arel and Thomaston's Alexa Milius battle for the ball Tuesday afternoon. Lewis Mills won 1-0.

THOMASTON >> Good things happen to people who consistently get to the right place at the right time. Lewis Mills junior forward Heather Carmody scored the only goal in a 1-0 Spartan field hockey win at Thomaston High School just that way. “Everyone worked really well on our passes,” Carmody said. “To tell you the […]

Football: Freeman, Hyde run past Lewis Mills

Hyde senior Ronnie Freeman scores one of his six touchdowns against Lewis Mills on Saturday.
Peter Hvizdak/Register

NEW HAVEN >> During the game’s opening possession, the Hyde defense committed two penalties and allowed Lewis Mills to drive 70 yards on seven plays that was capped by a touchdown pass. Fortunately for the Howling Wolves, that’s the only time the Spartans led. Hyde settled in and, fueled by a six touchdown performance from […]

Cross Country is alive and well in Litchfield County

Members of the Nonnewaug and Housatonic girls cross country team line up before the start of the Berkshire League pre-season scrimmage meet at Black Rock State Park.
Peter Wallace — Register Citizen

High school cross country is alive and well in the Northwest Corner. Even in the smaller schools of the Berkshire League, cross country numbers are up. At Shepaug, 28 boys are out for the team, making the Spartan boys team a pre-season favorite for the BL title, along with Class M’s Northwestern. The league, a […]

Pequot Football 2014: Lewis Mills preview

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Vitals Coach: Jose Santana (2nd year, 2-9) Conference: Pequot Sassacus Playoff Class: Class M Home: Muzzy Field, Bristol or Lewis Mills H.S. 2013 Record: 2-9 2014 Kickoff: Sept. 13, vs. Hyde Leadership at Wilbur Cross, 12 p.m. Captains: Hayden Macri, Grant McGregor, Lucas Lanning Team page: Max Preps page Top players Lucas Lanning, Jr., QB Hayden Macri, Sr., FB/LB Grant McGregor, […]

Litchfield County area teams ready for upcoming football season

Peter Wallace - Register Citizen Torrington linemen get ready to take part in a drill this offseason.

High school football. What else proves so effectively that, as soon as one good thing ends, another begins? Sure, summer’s almost over. But, after the first week of practice in full pads, several hundred area kids can tell you it’s still plenty hot. For some, being the first teams on the playing fields (the other […]

2014 Litchfield County All-Area Boys Volleyball Team

Tyler Kackowski Area-MVP Wolcott Tech Sr. Outside hitter Stats: He had 319 kills, 305 digs, 43 aces, 32 assists and 30 digs on his way to amassing 1,000 career kills. Honors: All-State and senior all-star. Alexander Daigle Lewis Mills Sr. Middle hitter Stats: He had 136 kills, 96 digs, 33 blocks, 13 aces. Honors: Scholar […]

2014 Litchfield County All-Area Golf Team

Griffin Ylagan Area-MVP Shepaug, Jr. Stats: Averaged a score of 40 this season, tied for first in the league overall, tied for the number one overall player in the Berkshire League, shot a 78 at the Berkshire Tournament to finish in second place. Honors: Berkshire League All-Star. Joe D’Andrea Litchfield, Jr. Stats: Finished in fourth […]

2014 Litchfield County All-Area Girls Lacrosse team

Heather Kearns Area-MVP Housatonic Sr. Midfielder Stats: She scored 50 goals and added 10 assists. Honors: All-League, All-State in girls basketball and member of the girls basketball All-Area team College: Trying to play basketball or lacrosse at Southern Connecticut State University Tessa McNaboe Lewis Mills Jr. Attack Stats: She scored 76 goals and had 24 assists for […]

Litchfield County Area Boys Lacrosse MVP: David Borovsky, Lewis Mills

Lewis Mills' David Borovsky scored 85 goals this season for the Spartans. Pete Paguaga - Register Citizen

The Lewis Mills lacrosse program is relatively new, starting in 2005, but when David Borovsky left the Watkinson School in West Hartford two years ago, he reunited with some of his former youth teammates and helped the Spartans program reach the next level. “It was great, a lot of the kids we played youth together,” […]

2014 Litchfield County All-Area Boys Lacrosse team

David Borovsky Area-MVP Lewis Mills Sr. Attack Stats: He scored 85 goals and added 24 assists for 109 points. Honors: WCLC MVP and All-WCLC. College: He will play lacrosse at Eastern Connecticut State University Andrew Shepard Wamogo Jr. Attack Stats: He scored 52 goals and added 25 assists for 102 points. He is also the […]

2014 Litchfield County All-Area Boys Tennis

Aaron Pezzullo Area-MVP Nonnewaug, Fr. Stats: Won the Berkshire League tournament, went 17-1 during the regular season and reached the quarterfinals at the Class S state tournament. Honors: Berkshire League All-Star. Jonathan Miller Housatonic, Soph. Stats: Finished in second place in the Berkshire League, 15-1 in the regular season and 20-3 including the Berkshire League […]

2014 Litchfield County All-Area Girls Track and Field

Sabrina Olsen Area-MVP Thomaston, Sr. Stats: Won the Class S state championship in the 1,600 and 3,200 meter runs, won the State Open in the steeplechase for the third year in a row, won the Berkshire League championship in the 4 X 800 relay, 800, 1,600, 3,200 and the steeplechase and she qualified for the […]

2014 Litchfield County All-Area Boys Track and Field

Tyler Mowrey Area-MVP Litchfield, Sr. Stats: Won the Berkshire League title in the 100 meter dash, 4 X 400 and the 4 X 100, owns the school record in the 100 meter dash, 4 X 100 and the league record in the 4 X 400. Honors: Berkshire-League All-Star, Doug Gleason award, grand master of sports, […]

2014 Litchfield County All-Area Softball Team

Sydney Matzko Area-MVP Torrington, Sr. Pitcher Stats: Finished the season 22-2, with 16 shutouts, 317 strikeouts, while only walking 12 batters. She also pitched five no-hitters, including two perfect games this season. Honors: Three-time All-State, three-time All-NVL, one-time All-Copper, NVL Pitcher of the Year, NVL All-Star Team, school record of 1,157 career strikeouts, United States […]

2014 Litchfield County All-Area Baseball Team

Willy Yahn Area-MVP Housatonic, Sr. Pitcher/Infielder Stats: Batted .587, had 37 hits, five home runs, nine doubles, five triples, 20 stolen bases to go along with a 8-2 pitching record where he posted a 1.67 ERA in 63 innings pitched, while striking out 104  batters.  Yahn also only struck out once in the past two […]

Meet Hartford County’s Scholar Athletes

  High school seniors from Hartford County were recognized as the state’s top scholar-athletes at the 2014 Connecticut Association of Schools (CAS) Scholar-Athlete Banquet sponsored by McDonald’s. A 31-year sponsor of the program with a longstanding commitment to educational programs in Connecticut, McDonald’s joined CAS to honor the following local students as the best of the […]

2014 Pequot League Football Schedules

Avon Canton Cromwell Coginchaug Coventry/Windham Tech/Bolton Ellington/Somers Enfield Gilbert/NW Regional Granby Memorial Haddam-Killingworth Hyde Leadership Lewis Mills Morgan Nonnewaug North Branford Old Saybrook/Westbrook SMSA/University Stafford/East Windsor Valley Regional/Old Lyme Windsor Locks/Suffield/East Granby

Class M Baseball: Northwestern comes back to beat Lewis Mills

Northwestern's Zach Risedorf (right) has decided to sign with the San Diego Padres.

BURLINGTON >> Trailing 5-0 going into the fourth inning, the Northwestern Highlanders came all the way back to defeat conference rival Lewis Mills, 8-6, in the first round of the Class M State Tournament. “Gutsy effort, they’re tough,” Northwestern co-head coach Tom Germano said. “Clutch hits, pitching was clutch, and we were gutsy.” Slideshow: Northwestern […]

Track and Field: Nonnewaug girls wins 19th straight BL title, Northwestern wins boys title

Nonnewaug’s Mae Matthews won the high jump with a height out 4-feet 10 to help lead the Chiefs to their 19th straight girls Berkshire League title.
Pete Paguaga — Register Citizen

LITCHFIELD >> On a great day for track and field, Nonnewaug’s girls team continued an amazing march through 19-straight Berkshire League championships while Northwestern’s boys were happy to do whatever it took to stop Nonnewaug’s boys streak at four. “Nineteen in a row,”  Nonnewaug coach Arleigh Duff said after steering the team through all of […]