Old Saybrook 208, East Hampton 209 (at Fenwick Golf Course) Medalist: Alex Basil (East Hampton), 40 East Hampton: Alex Basil 40, Aaron Riley 61, Jordan Buonocore 54, Ben Golding 54, Curt Starter 62. Old Saybrook: Nick Sheehan 49 , James DePalermo 57 , Nick Malinconico 49 , Kyle Savino 57, Dean Nobile 53. Xavier 162, […]
Monday’s Star Emily Drezek, Sacred Heart Academy softball: Had four hits, including two home runs, and five RBIs in a 12-4 win over Shelton. Vote for Tuesday’s Star of the Day until 9 p.m. Wednesday.
DURHAM >> In her four years at Coginchaug, track athlete Erin Blecha has heard just about every variation of how to properly pronounce the name of her school. “Nobody knows how to pronounce Coginchaug, wherever we go,” she said with a smile. “They are always like, ‘Co-gin-chog?’ You feel prideful in your team.” Correct pronunciation […]
NEW HAVEN >> Written on the legs of many of the members of the Coginchaug girls’ track team were words of encouragement and inspiration Saturday afternoon at the Shoreline Conference Indoor Track and Field Championships. Head coach Kate Germond said it’s always been tradition. “We were the team that is always the most spirited and […]
WEDNESDAY’S BEST Sam Carignan, Hamden boys hockey: Scored twice, including the game-winner in overtime, in a 4-3 win over Xavier. Vote for THURSDAY’S STAR until 9 p.m. Friday.
COGINCHAUG COACH: Todd Salva LAST YEAR: 12-11 (9-9) TOP PLAYERS: Josh Smith, 6-1, Sr. capt., F; Conor Doyle, 5-11, Sr. capt., G; Devin Rodrigue, 6-4, Sr., C; Cam Powers, 5-8, Jr., G; Zach Terrill, 6-3, Sr., G OUTLOOK: The return of Smith, Rodrigue and Powers among others will put the Blue Devils over the .500 […]
Mackenzie Pias – MVP Mercy junior Stats: The junior helped guide Mercy to a second consecutive SCC title this past fall and a runner-up finish at the Class L meet. Pias won the SCC individual title in a course-record time (18:32), finished second at state meet, seventh at State Open (19:05) and 14th at New […]
CLINTON >> Although Morgan had already been eliminated from the postseason entering its contest with rival Old Saybrook/Westbrook, the Huskies played with a purpose Friday. The goal was to help senior running back Jake Ward achieve a personal milestone. Ward needed 159 rushing yards to surpass 6,000 in his career. It took quite a bit […]
CROMWELL >> The Cromwell boys soccer team gave new meaning to the old tournament mantra in their CIAC Class S second round contest against Old Saybrook on Wednesday. Call it ‘barely’ survive and advance. The defending Class S champion Panthers needed penalty kicks to edge the upset-minded Rams, 2-1, (3-0 PKs) at Cromwell High School. […]
EAST HAMPTON >> East Hampton senior goalkeeper Alison Bristol remembered the last time she faced penalty kick shooters in the state tournament. “I was a freshman,” Bristol said. “It was against Lyman Memorial. And we won.” Well, Bristol is still undefeated in games decided by penalty kicks. East Hampton knocked out Shoreline Conference foe and […]
HIGGANUM >> Haddam-Killingworth sophomore quarterback Alex Segaline threw four touchdown passes and the Cougars reached the .500 mark with a 43-13 Pequot Conference victory over Old Saybrook-Westbrook Friday night at Higganum. H-K (4-4), which didn’t win a game last season, has won four straight. “We brought it back to .500 this week but we expect […]
Both of last year’s champions of the Southern Connecticut Conference soccer tournaments still have a chance to repeat. SCC BOYS Xavier is still in wildcard consideration with one week remaining in the regular season, but it is a longshot. So who will be crowned the boys champ on Oct. 29 at East Haven High? Could […]
MONDAY’S STAR Ania Spina, Sheehan girls soccer: Scored with 3 seconds left in regulation to give the Titans the 2-1 win over Shelton. Vote for Tuesday’s Star at GameTimeCT.com until 9 p.m. Wednesday.
OLD LYME >> Minutes after Valley Regional/Old Lyme had vanquished Old Saybrook/Westbrook, 42-7, Warriors senior Tajhay Marshall, a linebacker who moved to Old Lyme from Florida a few years ago, walked over and handed the game ball to George C. King. King, 91, the father of Valley head coach Tim King, was the quarterback for […]
DURHAM >> Coginchaug opened its 2014 football campaign with an impressive 42-0 Pequot Conference victory over Old Saybrook-Westbrook Saturday afternoon at the Wally Camp Athletic Complex. “It’s nice to get this one over with,’ said Coginchaug coach John Bozzi. “Our goal this week was to be 1-0 and now it’s to be 2-0.” A playoff […]
Vitals Coach: Patrick Hanssen Conference: Pequot Conference South Division Playoff Class: S (316 boys enrollment) Home: Old Saybrook High 2013 Record: 4-7 2014 Kickoff: at Coginchaug, Sept. 13, 1 p.m. Team website: MaxPreps page Top players Bryce Cassista, Sr., OL/DL Ethan Casberg, Sr., RB/DB Nick Abreu, Sr., OL/DL Carl Anderson, Jr., FB/LB Outlook The Rams play […]
High school seniors from Middlesex 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 best […]
WEST HAVEN >> Nobody does it better. Not only do the Thomaston girls win state titles, they do it in absolutely unforgettable ways. Slideshow: Thomaston 7 Old Saybrook 6 (8) How do you top two overtimes and three straight foul shots for last winter’s basketball championship? Easy. Come back from a six-run deficit through four […]
CLASS LL No. 7 Amity (22-5) vs. No. 1 Southington (23-0) When: Today, 7 p.m. Where: Biondi Field, West Haven Watch: NFHS Network (subscription required) Championship game appearances: Amity 13 (5-7, last title came in 2012); Southington 20 (15-4, last title came in 2013). Players to watch: Amity: Katie Koshes, So., P; Krista Reynolds, Sr., 3B; […]
STRATFORD >> It wasn’t the most conventional way or the Old Saybrook way, but the Rams managed to pull out a 5-4 win over Coginchaug to advance to the Class S finals, while only having one hit in the game. “I’ve been telling them all year, I told them if we put the ball in […]