Girls hockey: SCC girls hockey tournament schedule / results

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The following are the pairings for the two SCC girls hockey tournaments, which will begin Feb. 23 and 24 with semifinals and championships on Feb. 25 (Division II) and Feb. 27 (Division I). DIVISION I Semifinals Monday, Feb. 23 No. 1 East Catholic/Glastonbury/South Windsor co-op 7, No. 4 West Hartford 0 Tuesday, Feb 24 No. […]

SWC Girls Basketball Championship: New Fairfield claims title over Notre Dame-Fairfield

Notre Dame's Kayla Croswell dribbles the ball and tries to avoid the New  Fairfield defense during the SWC title game on Thursday. Photo by Andy Hutchison

NEWTOWN >> No team in the South-West Conference had beaten New Fairfield this winter. Notre Dame-Fairfield, seeded third in the SWC tournament, came close to finally getting it done, almost pulling off an upset of the No. 1 team in Thursday’s championship game, at Newtown High. The Rebels, however, erased a five-point deficit in the […]

WATCH LIVE: The SWC Girls Basketball Championship – Notre Dame-Fairfield vs. New Fairfield

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CPTV Sports is offering live streaming of the SWC Girls Basketball Championship between Notre Dame-Fairfield and New Fairfield tonight at Newtown. Game tips off at 7:30 p.m. Watch live, above or on YouTube here. More Coverage SWC Girls Basketball Tournament Page Semifinals: Notre Dame-Fairfield survives Newtown, to meet New Fairfield in final More Girls Basketball League Tournament Coverage, […]

GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 Hockey Poll: Greenwich and Darien still 1-2

Notre Dame and Ridgefield battle during a game earlier this season. (Photo Catherine Avalone)

The 2014-15 Register / GameTimeCT Top 10 hockey poll for Feb. 3, 2014. Compiled by Dan Nowak. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Div 1. GREENWICH 17-1-2 12 165 1 I Last week: Defeated Wilton 8-4 and St. Joseph 3-0. Bottom line: The FCIAC tournament quarterfinals are on Saturday. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Div 2. DARIEN 16-2-1 […]

SWC Girls Basketball: Notre Dame-Fairfield, New Fairfield advance to final

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NEWTOWN >> Kayla Crosswell scored 24 points as No. 3 Notre Dame-Fairfield held off stubborn No. 2 Newtown, 80-74, in double overtime in the SWC semifinals at Newtown. The Lancers will face top-seeded New Fairfield, a 52-38 winner over Pomperaug, in the SWC championship Thursday at 7:30 p.m. at a site to be determined. SWC […]

Boys basketball: Notre Dame-Fairfield is at it again

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Colin Burke (No. 22) and Jake Heaton (11) from Notre Dame-Fairfield attempt to block a shot against Sacred Heart last month.

The Notre Dame-Fairfield boys basketball team is at it again. The Lancers are riding a nine-game winning streak heading into their regular-season finale Tuesday night at New Fairfield. That’s nothing new for Notre Dame (14-5): the Lancers won 13 straight regular-season games last season and in the 2011-12 season, closed the season with 11 straight […]

SCC girls hockey tournaments start today: Branford co-op is team to beat in D-II

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The Southern Connecticut Conference girls hockey Division I and II tournaments begin today with semifinals at the home rinks of the higher seeds. The Division I championship game will be held at the Keoppel Sports Center at Trinity College in Hartford on Friday. The Division II championship game will be held atthe Bennett Rink in […]

Girls basketball: No. 7 Morgan beats ND-Fairfield, completes 1st undefeated regular season in program history

The Morgan girls' basketball team defeated Notre Dame of Fairfield Wednesday to finish the regular season 20-0. Photo by Arnold Gold/Register

FAIRFIELD >> The Notre Dame of Fairfield and Morgan girls’ basketball teams won’t see each other come postseason time, as each play in different conferences and state brackets. But Wednesday’s final regular-season game provided a good test for both program’s heading into their respective tournaments. Morgan, the No. 1 seed going into the Shoreline Conference […]

Boys Basketball: Here’s ND-Fairfield’s C.J. Davidson’s nasty dunk vs. Bunnell

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And now, here’s footage of Notre Dame-Fairfield’s C.J. Davidson throwing down a nasty dunk off the backboard in the waning moments of the Lancers’ 67-56 victory over Bunnell on Monday night at the Webster Bank Arena. There were about 35 seconds left when the senior guard punctuated the victory by tossing the ball off the backboard. […]

Hockey notebook: Notre Dame-Fairfield on fire after cold start

Notre Dame-Fairfield's Tyler Henchcliffe (24) celebrates in the foreground as his teammate do the same during a game this season. (Photo Catherine Avalone)

It was a rough start to the season for Notre Dame-Fairfield. But the Lancers put together a five-game winning streak — the first three victories all coming against Top 10 teams — to bump their record to 9-7. Coach Steve Hetherman has learned that patience is a virtue. “If you look back to last season […]

Register / GameTimeCT Hockey Top 10 Poll: Three FCIAC teams rise to the top

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The 2014-15 Register / GameTimeCT Top 10 hockey poll for Feb. 10, 2014. Compiled by Dan Nowak. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Div 1. GREENWICH 13-1-1 12 156 2 I Last week: Defeated Ridgefield 5-1 and tied Darien 3-3. Bottom line: The Cardinals, 3-1-1 against Top 10 teams, rise to the top spot for the first time […]

Girls Basketball: Consistent pace propels Newtown past ND-Fairfield

Newtown junior Mali Klorczyk looks to drive to the hoop Tuesday against Notre Dame of Fairfield.

FAIRFIELD >> As Notre Dame-Fairfield head coach Eric DeMarco shook hands with Newtown’s Jeremy O’Connell at the end of Tuesday’s girls’ basketball game, DeMarco wanted to know how O’Connell got his team to play so consistent and organized. Those two words were the difference maker Tuesday evening, as Newtown led from start to finish with […]

Boys basketball: Sacred Heart rolls past Notre Dame-Fairfield at MLK Classic

Sacred Heart's Charles Fishers scores two of his 18 points in the Hearts' 80-56 win over Notre Dame-Fairifield. (Pete Paguaga - Register)

BRIDGEPORT >> Mustapha Heron finished with 25 points and 11 rebounds for top-ranked Sacred Heart, which defeated Notre Dame-Fairfield in the inaugural Martin Luther King Classic at Webster Bank Arena. “You always want to play against the best,” Notre Dame coach Vin Lackoski said, “I’ve been around too long. Do I really want to play […]

Boys basketball: Inaugural MLK Classic quadrupleheader being held today

Hillhouse senior forward Troy Walters, Jr. elevates for a shot vs. Fairfield Prep earlier this season. (Catherine Avalone/New Haven Register)

Today’s inaugural Martin Luther King Classic at Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport is more than just a quadrupleheader of boys basketball games. It’s about opportunity. It’s an opportunity for players to compete at a bigger arena than they normally do and on the same floor where some of the state’s collegiate programs have done the […]

GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 Hockey Poll: Prep still No. 1, Hamden moves to No. 2

Hamden goaltender Stephen Richetelli makes a save during the Dragons' 2-2 tie with Hamden last weekend (Photo Catherine Avalone)

The 2014-15 Register/GameTimeCT Top 10 hockey poll compiled by Dan Nowak. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Div 1. FAIRFIELD PREP 5-3 14 164 1 I Last week: Defeated Notre Dame-Fairfield 4-1 and lost to LaSalle Academy (R.I.) 4-3. Bottom line: Prep is 2-2 in its last four game with both losses to Rhode Island teams. Team […]

Boys basketball: MLK Classic coming to Webster Bank Arena Jan. 19

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Hillhouse senior forward Troy Walters, Jr. elevates for a shot as Robert Haskins (32), Thomas Nolan (5) and Ryan Foley (21) defend for Fairfield Prep during the Jesuits' win over Hillhouse on Dec. 30.

Hillhouse and Wilbur Cross will be a part of the first MLK Classic, a quadrupleheader which will be held Monday at the Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport. The Academics will face Bridgeport Central in the nightcap at 6 p.m. in a matchup of the last two teams to end the season No. 1 in the […]

GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 Hockey Poll: Prep returns to No. 1, Hamden up to No. 3

Notre Dame of West Haven H.S. vs.  Fairfield Prep first period hockey action at Bennett Rink in West Haven January 3, 2015. Fairfield Prep defeated Notre Dame H.S. 7-2 (Peter Hvizdak - New Haven Register)

The 2014-15 Register/GameTimeCT Top 10 hockey poll compiled by Dan Nowak. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Div 1. FAIRFIELD PREP 4-2 10 153 2 I Last week: Defeated Notre Dame-West Haven 7-2. Bottom line: “Our goalie Jack Taubl has been our rock so far this season,” coach Matt Sather said. Team Record 1st Place Points Last […]

Football: Notre Dame-Fairfield’s Boynton, Waterford’s Ellis resign

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Notre Dame-Fairfield football coach Ted Boynton and Waterford’s Mike Ellis both resigned Wednesday. Boynton, a teacher at Law, was head coach at Notre Dame for two seasons and was 2-20, including a 1-10 mark this year. His only victory was a 34-27 win over Crosby during the SWC-NVL Challenge in Week 6. He also had […]

Boys basketball 2014-15: Other New Haven County area capsules

(Arnold Gold — New Haven Register)  Terrence Rountree (left) of Hamden Hall defends against Kofi Adjepong of Hopkins last season.

SWC BUNNELL COACH: Pat Yerina LAST YEAR: 21-6 (12-2) TOP PLAYERS: Ryan Pittman, 5-11, Sr. capt., G; (16.7 ppg., 4.3 apg.); Aaron Samuel, 6-3, Sr. capt., F; Donte Peeler, 6-3, Sr., F; Quadry Bines, 5-9, Sr., G; Nick Giannoni, 6-2, Jr., G OUTLOOK: Bunnell has had a great two-year run with back-to-back SWC titles and […]

2014 All-South-West Conference Football Teams

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The 2014 All-South-West Conference Football teams selected and sorted by school. First Team Eric Almonte, Bethel Jr. OL/DL Brendan MacIntyre, Bethel Sr. DE/OL Will Daniels, Bethel Jr. WR/DB Ben Cleary, Bethel Sr. OL/DE Jared Piatnik, Bethel Jr. QB/DB Bobby Drysdale, Brookfield Jr. RB Gabe Pompette, Brookfield Sr. DB Abdul Hafeez Yussuf, Brookfield Sr. DB Matthew […]