Football: Citing low numbers, Wolcott Tech cancels 2015 varsity season

Wolcott Tech quarterback Mickey Ross runs for yardage as a Quinebaug defender gives chase during a game last season. (File photo Marianne Killackey)

TORRINGTON >> The Wolcott Tech varsity football program will take a break this year due to low numbers, Athletic Director Ray Tanguay said today. “Of our 31 total kids out for the program, just 12 are eligible to play varsity,” Tanguay said. “The numbers include 14 freshmen, seven of whom have never played before. The majority […]

2015 CSC Football Team Preview Capsules

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Preview page for the 2015 CSC Football season. Note: Links to team previews will be updated as previews are published throughout the month. Team-by-Team Previews Abbott Tech/Immaculate Bassick Bullard-Havens Capital/Achievement Cheney Tech Harding O’Brien Tech Platt Tech Prince Tech Quinebaug Valley (Putnam/Tourellotte/Ellis Tech) Thames River (Norwich Tech/St. Bernard) Vinal/East Hampton/Goodwin Wilcox Tech Wolcott Tech Team-by-Team Schedules MASTER SCHEDULE Abbott […]

Class M Volleyball: Game One comeback keys a semifinal win for Barlow over Wolcott Tech

Wolcott Tech coach Ray Tanguay steered his Wildcats to Tech’s fourth boys’ volleyball semifinal in the 16 years since he founded the program. Peter Wallace — Register Citizen

SHELTON >> No. 2 Joel Barlow got on its horse for a seven-point comeback late in Game One of a CIAC Class M semifinal match against No. 3 Wolcott Tech Monday night at Shelton High School. The Falcons rode the confidence boost to a 3-1 (26-24, 25-20, 22-25, 25-20) win, then set what might have […]

Boys volleyball: Wolcott Tech sweeps Lewis Mills; but it wasn’t easy

TORRINGTON >> Wolcott Tech (15-3) swept Lewis Mills (8-9) in a wildly more exciting boys volleyball match than a 3-0 score portends. Game scores – 25-23, 25-11, 26-24 – flesh it out. Even then, numbers don’t describe the full-tilt battle between two hugely talented teams. Lewis Mills (8-9) won the season’s first match, 3-1, between […]

Litchfield County 2015 softball preview capsules

Torrington Coach: Maryann Musselman, 15th year Last year: 19-2 Key losses: Sydney Matzko, All-State p; Nicole Jamieson, 2b; Alexa Potter, lf; Sara Heath, 1b; Sam Pelow, ss; Aunchlee Reily, of. Key returners: Marissa Morris, cpt, sr. c; Brittany Young, cpt, sr. of; Brittany Anderson, cpt, sr of; Alexis Tyrrell, soph, inf; Lauren Jamieson, soph, inf; […]

Litchfield County 2015 baseball preview capsules

Torrington Coach: Pat Richardson, 5th year Last year: 17-7 Key losses: Shane Bierfeldt, lhp/of; Ben Thompson, c; Mitch Zagrodnik, p/1b; John McCarthy, 2b; Stanley Rijo, ss. Key returners: Nate Manchester, jr. p; Kobe Covington, jr. inf; Ben Bonvicini, sr. inf; Josh Rubino, sr. p; Manny Rijo, sr. of; Nick Santillo, sr. inf/of; P.J. Kilmartin, sr. p/of; Anthony Pandolfo, sr. […]

Litchfield County 2015 golf preview capsules

  Torrington Coach: Joe Minutillo, 30th year Last year: 7-9, 3rd in Iron Division Key loss: Nick LaMothe Key returners: Kristian Eucalitto, sr; Taylor Yuvgalevicz, sr; Alex Ledda, sr; Tylar Young, jr; Adam LaMothe, jr; Drew Fisher, jr; Matt Calabrese, jr. Outlook: Torrington should be stronger this year with its core returning. Expect top two […]

Boys Volleyball: Litchfield County preview, capsules

In some ways, boys volleyball in this area is like ice hockey. In each case, there are just two teams (though hockey takes in six schools through co-oping); they play big schools from all over the state; and, sometimes, they break into the big-time themselves in CIAC state tournaments. Shepaug/Litchfield/Nonnewaug reached this winter’s Division III […]

Wrestling: Wolcott Tech slips past Oxford

Wolcott Tech's Adam Green pins Oxford's Jim Winger in the 160 pound match. (Marianne Killackey - Special to the Register Citizen)

TORRINGTON >> Wolcott Tech’s wrestling team edged Oxford 39-36 Wednesday night in a match featuring quality over quantity for both schools. Oxford (4-5), a Class S school, joined the NVL after years of domination by larger schools in the SouthWest Conference (SWC). The Wolverines have more luck finding similar-sized opponents in the NVL. Nevertheless, the […]

Tuesday’s Litchfield County roundup: Thomaston girls basketball roll past Nonnewaug

TUESDAY Girls Basketball  Thomaston 78 Nonnewaug 55 >> The stars for both teams showed up as Casey Carangelo scored 18 points and Morgan Sanson scored 17 points for Thomaston and Jess Fengler scored 26 points and Courtney Carlson scored 17 points for Nonnewaug. But it was the role players for Thomaston who stepped up a […]

Wednesday’s co-stars: Katie Helfenbein and Kathleen Walsh, Amity; vote for Thursday’s Star of the Day

WEDNESDAY’S STAR Katie Helfenbein and Kathleen Walsh, Amity girls volleyball: Had 10 kills apiece in a 3-1 SCC semifinal victory over Foran. Vote for Wednesday’s Star at GameTimeCT.com until 9 p.m. Thursday.

Monday’s Star: Ania Spina, Sheehan girls soccer; Vote for Tuesday’s Star

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.

Girls volleyball: Wolcott Tech downs Platt Tech in straight sets

Wolcott Tech got past Platt Tech, defeating the Panthers in straight sets. The Wildcats won 25-11, 25-20, 25-8. Wolcott Tech’s Casey Farrington recorded 19 assists, two aces and 11 digs while Emily Andrew had 11 kills, 10 digs and one ace. Platt Tech’s Alyssa Lewandowski had one kill, four assists and Emily Ruiz recorded three […]

Thursday’s Litchfield County roundup: Sanson’s late goal lifts Thomaston field hockey past Nonnewaug

Girls soccer Wilcox Tech 6 Wolcott Tech 1 >> Wolcott Tech lost to Wilcox Tech but in the loss three freshmen stepped up for the Wildcats. Kelly McAllister scored and her goal was assisted by Victoria and goal Madison Rubino made 15 saves in the loss. Wilcox Tech 6 Wolcott Tech 1 Goals: Wilcox — […]

Wednesday’s Litchfield County roundup: Weik’s OT goal leads Litchfield girls soccer past Wamogo

Girls soccer Litchfield 2 Wamogo 1 (OT) >> Zoe Weik scored her second goal of the game two minutes in the second overtime to push the Cowgirls past crosstown rival Wamogo. Weik gave Litchfield a 1-0 lead in the half, but Wamogo’s Brooke Neller tied the game in the second half to send it to […]

Football: Johnson comes off bench to lead Wilcox Tech past Wolcott Tech

Wilcox Tech defeated Wolcott Tech 29-22 in the season opener. Peter Wallace - Register Citizen

TORRINGTON >> Wilcox Tech and Wolcott Tech, with a combined three wins between them last year, beat each other back and forth for three quarters Saturday afternoon at Wolcott Tech. Three Wilcox Tech quarterbacks went down in the battle. Then fourth-string quarterback Javon Johnson led his troops to a 29-22 win. “We’ve been playing Wolcott […]

Friday’s Litchfield County roundup: Coma’s last minute goal lifts Thomaston past Housatonic

Boys soccer Thomaston 2 Housatonic 1 (OT) >> With 45 seconds left in the second overtime, Thomaston’s Aridt Coma scored on a penalty kick to lift the Golden Bears past Housatonic. Andrew Goodrich scored the other goal for Thomaston and Scott Dignacco netted the Mountaineers only goal. Both Thomaston and Housatonic are now 1-1. Thomaston […]

Wednesday’s Litchfield County roundup: Terryville sweeps Wolcott Tech girls volleyball

Terryville 3 Wolcott Tech 0 >> Terryville improved to 2-0 on the season after a 3-0 sweep of Wolcott Tech. Becky Malinoski led the way wit 25 assists for the Kangaroos and Libby Rrahimi added 10 kills. For the Wildcats Casey Farrington had two aces, 10 assists and seven digs in the loss. Terryville is […]

CSC Football: 2014 Wolcott Tech preview

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Vitals Coach: Jamie Coty (8th season, 6-54) Conference: CSC Playoff Class: M (419 boys enrollment) Home: OWTS School Field 2013 Record: 1-9 2014 Kickoff: Wilcox Tech, Sept. 13, 12 p.m. Captains: Mickey Ross and Dan Remika Top players Mickey Ross, Sr., QB/DB Dan Remika, Sr., RB/LB Dalton Monroe, Soph., OT Ben Wassik, Sr., OT/DT Key losses Asante Maldon, RB/S (1,792 rushing yards, […]

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 […]