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 […]

Former St. Paul quarterback Logan Marchi now heading to Temple

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It looks like Winsted’s Logan Marchi will be on a Division I football roster, after all. The St. Paul quarterback, now Gilbert-Winsted student, who was compelled to withdraw his commitment to UConn (i.e. had it rescinded) in the days leading up to National Signing Day, was all set to head to prep school. But on Tuesday […]

Class S softball: Thomaston wins extra inning thriller against St. Paul

Thomaston’s Abby Hurlbert looks to make a catch while St. Paul runner Emily Sklenka slides into second base. The Golden Bears won 2-1 in 10 innings. 
Laurie Gaboardi — Register Citizen

THOMASTON >> No. 2 Thomaston beat No. 15 St. Paul Catholic 2-1 Wednesday afternoon in a 10-inning game with more heart-stopping twists and turns than your favorite action movie. Danielle Genest dashed in with the winning run on a wild pitch in the bottom of the 10th; each team held its breath at the edge […]

Baseball beat: NVL Tournament Central

The NVL baseball Tournament will get underway on Wednesday.

Updates every minute – View full tournament NEWS CENTRAL Cross Marks The Spot: Holy Cross wins title Reversing the Trend: Seymour uses small ball to advance to NVL Final. Holy Moly!: Holy Cross walks into the NVL Final. NVL First-Round wrap up: Torrington downs Derby, valley rivalry set to go! PREVIEW After all the schedule […]

Softball: All-NVL Selections

The All-Naugatuck Valley League recently announced its all-league selections in softball. ALL-NVL Sydney Matzko (Torrington); Katie Petroski (Seymour); Gillian Fortier (Naugatuck);  Raeanne Geffert (Seymour); Samantha Lee (Woodland); Liz Lombardo (Holy Cross); Sara Selimovski (Watertown);  Yaixsa Vargas (Kennedy); Brittany Anderson (Torrington); Shelby Mendillo (Derby); Kayla DePara (Wolcott).  ALL-BRASS DIVISION Makayla O’Hara (Seymour);  Amanda Harkins (Seymour); Abby […]

2014 NVL Softball Tournament pairings, schedule

The NVL softball tournament schedule has been released and will begin on Tuesday at the home fields of the higher seeds. Torrington, the defending champions, comes into the tournament with an undefeated record at 19-0, and they will face off against Kennedy, 8-11. No. 2 Seymour comes into the tournament with only one loss, coming […]

St. Paul baseball takes down Terryville

Laurie Gaboardi - Register Citizen
St. Paul pitcher Jake Kawiecki delivers a pitcher against Terryville on Saturday. The Falcons won 10-1.

TERRYVILLE >> Terryville pitcher Jeff Dupaul held off St. Paul Catholic’s smoking bats for three innings before the Falcons opened up for an eventual 10-1 win at Terryville High School Saturday afternoon. St. Paul, 3-0, has posted 42 runs in three games, including a 28-14 opening shot at Torrington Wednesday. Photos: St. Paul 10 Terryville […]

St. Paul baseball explodes for 17 runs in fifth inning in rout of Torrington

Torrington’s Stanley Rijo hits a single in the Red Raiders 28-14 loss to St. Paul. Rijo went 3-for-3 in the loss with a single, double and triple.
Marianne Killackey — Special to the Register Citizen

TORRINGTON >> Well, that’s over. St. Paul Catholic and Torrington combined for a 28-14 four-hour-nightmare Falcon baseball win that showed just how cold a windy mid-40s day can get. Neither team is likely to forget this one, no matter how hard they try. Photos: St. Paul 28 Torrington 14 Clearly, it was a hitters’ day. […]

DOUBLY SWEET: Thomaston defeats St. Paul in double overtime to win Class S title

Thomaston wins its first girls basketball state championship since 1993 in double overtime, 61-57 over St. Paul.

Pete Paguaga - Register Citizen

UNCASVILLE >> No. 3 seed Thomaston fought from behind three times, through regulation and two overtimes, to wrench the Class S girls basketball championship from No. 1 St. Paul, 61-57, at the Mohegan Sun Arena Saturday afternoon. Photos: Thomaston 61 St. Paul 57 (2OT) “For the past four years, this is all I wanted,” beamed Golden Bear […]

Thomaston, St. Paul get ready for battle in Class S title game

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Thomaston's Abby Hurlbert goes up for a layup against Immaculate during the Class S Tournament. The Golden Bears take on St. Paul today at 3 p.m.

Today’s Class S girls basketball championship between No. 1 St. Paul Catholic (22-4) and No. 3 Thomaston (22-4) is a neighborhood battle for residents of the Northwest Corner, despite its 3 p.m. spotlight at the glittering Mohegan Sun Arena. Its the NVL vs. the Berkshire League, nearby town vs. nearby town and, best of all, […]

Class S girls basketball: Thomaston head coach faces off against niece and St. Paul in finals

St. Paul's Kelly McMahon and her uncle Thomaston head coach Bob McMahon pose for a joking photo after the girls basketball luncheon at the Aqua Turf Club on  Wednesday.

Pete Paguaga - Register Citizen

PLANTSVILLE >> When Thomaston and St. Paul step on the court Saturday afternoon at the Mohegan Sun Arena a state title won’t be the only thing on the line, family bragging rights will be too. Thomaston head coach Bob McMahon will lead his Golden Bears into the Class S Championship game for the second year […]

CIAC announces Mohegan Sun state basketball championship schedule

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The CIAC has announced the dates and times for the boys and girls basketball championship games at Mohegan Sun. Advance sale tickets can be bought online here. SATURDAY 10 a.m. — CLASS L GIRLS: Capital Prep vs. Weaver Capital Prep rolls into final Weaver dominates Farmington 12:30 p.m. — CLASS M BOYS: Weaver vs. East Catholic Weaver […]

Class M boys basketball: Lewis Mills beats St. Paul, advances to semifinals

Lewis Mills' Spencer Maloney goes up for a layup in the Spartans 55-45 win over St. Paul.

Marianne Killackey - Special to the Register Citizen

BURLINGTON >> No. 1 Lewis Mills (20-4) proved doubters wrong in a 55-45 win over No. 7 St. Paul (16-8) in a Class M Boys Basketball quarterfinal game at Lewis Mills High School Monday evening. Some viewed the contest as Berkshire League basketball vs. Naugatuck Valley League basketball with little to compare between a predominantly […]

Holy Cross girls basketball captures NVL title with win over St. Paul

The Holy Cross Crusaders won the NVL tournament title with a 48-38 win over St. Paul.

Pete Paguaga - Register Citizen

WATERBURY >> The Holy Cross Crusaders captured the NVL tournament title with a 48-38 win against St. Paul, capping off their undefeated, 22-0, NVL season. “I felt all along we were the best team in the league, we beat all the good teams at their gyms and beat some of them twice,” said Holy Cross […]

St. Paul girls basketball clinches first trip to NVL title game

St. Paul's Kelly McMahon drills a 3-pointer in the Falcons 40-31 win over Wolcott. The Falcons will make the trip to the NVL title game since the school joined the league in 2010.

Pete Paguaga - Register Citizen

WATERBURY >> For the first time since they joined the Naugatuck Valley League in 2010, the St. Paul Falcons are headed to the NVL title game in after defeating Wolcott 40-31. St. Paul will face Holy Cross, which defeated Torrington in the other semifinal, in the championship on Wednesday. “Definitely excited,” said Falcons junior Kelly […]

Former St. Paul quarterback Marchi transfers to Gilbert, will play basketball this season

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Logan Marchi, St. Paul’s all-state quarterback and UConn football commit, transferred to Gilbert over winter break and will play basketball for the Yellowjackets. “It was a financial decision,” said Marchi, who lives in Winsted and grew up with most of his new teammates. “It’s cool to be back with them.” Marchi played basketball at St. […]

McCarthy scores 25 points in Torrington boys basketball’s win over St. Paul

Torrington’s Zak Mancini goes for a layup during the Red Raiders 84-64 win over St. Paul. Mancini scored 24 points in the win.

Laurie Gaboardi — Register Citizen

TORRINGTON >> Torrington’s boys basketball team struggled to a one-point first-half lead over St. Paul Catholic, then blazed through the third quarter to an 84-64 blowout by the end of the season opener for both teams Wednesday night at Torrington High School. “I told them we should have been up 10 at the half,” said […]

The 2013 All-NVL football teams

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The 2013 All-NVL football teams, divided into all-league and all-division. ALL-NAUGATUCK VALLEY LEAGUE OFFENSE Quarterback – Logan Marchi (St. Paul), Michael Kreiger (Derby), Tanner Kinglsey (Woodland) Running Back – Arkel Newsome (Ansonia), Joey Salemme (Seymour) Wide Receiver – Reid Morin (St. Paul), Ryne Griesenhauer (Naugatuck), Jayson Matos (Wolcott) Offensive Line – Zack Sirowich (Seymour), Ryan […]

All-NVL girls volleyball team released

Woodland's Brianna Pacileo was named the MVP Senior and to the All-NVL Team. Pacileo helped lead Woodland to both the NVL regular season and tournament titles.

All NVL Player name, school 1. Brianna Pacileo*, Woodland 2. Samantha Lee, Woodland 3. Livia Shehu, Crosby 4. Kayla DePara, Wolcott 5. Ashley Whitney, Naugatuck 6. Marliena Monaco, Ansonia 7. Shelby Consolini, Torrington *- Top senior All-Brass Player name, school 1. Morgan Westine, Ansonia 2. Jesica Litwa, Seymour 3. Hannah Deegan, Woodland 4. Abby Rosato, […]