Football: Wolcott clinches NVL Iron Division with win over Torrington

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WOLCOTT >> Wolcott clamped an iron fist on the NVL’s Iron Division championship in a 56-14 romp over Torrington at Wolcott High School Friday night. “It’s not our final goal, but it’s a nice benchmark along the way,” Wolcott coach Jason Pace said. The 5-1 Eagles’ only setback came out-of-conference against Masuk-Monroe last week. Torrington, […]

Girls soccer: Torrington beats Wolcott on Tyrell’s goal

TORRINGTON >> Torrington High School’s girls soccer team beat Wolcott 1-0 with an early goal and strong defense at Torrington Middle School Thursday afternoon. Both teams opened with wins Tuesday. Torrington, laden with seniors, cruised to a 3-1 win at Ansonia. Wolcott’s 4-2 win at Seymour – picked by some as a title contender – was a […]

NVL Football 2014: Wolcott preview

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Above: Highlight reel for Wolcott quarterback Vincent Gambino, who threw 35 touchdowns last season and is expected to be one of the top quarterbacks in the NVL this season. Vitals Coach: Jason Pace (4th season) Conference: NVL Brass Division Playoff Class: M (428 boys enrolled) Home: Monroe Field 2013 Record: 7-4 (5-1 in Brass) 2014 Kickoff: Sept. 19 Watertown, 7 p.m. Team website: MaxPreps […]

Meet Litchfield County’s Scholar Athletes

High school seniors from Litchfield 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 in the state: […]

Zagrodnik hits walk-off double to lead Torrington past Wolcott

Torrington’s John McCarthy throws the ball to first base as a Wolcott base runner slides into second base.
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TORRINGTON >> Torrington High School’s baseball stars shone bright in the Red Raiders’ first win of the season, 2-1 over Wolcott (0-6) at Fuessenich Park Thursday afternoon. Photos: Torrington 2 Wolcott 1 Shane Bierfeldt left Wolcott batters with nightmares featuring his curve. John McCarthy and Mitch Zagrodnik combined for hits when Torrington needed them most. […]

Saturday’s Litchfield County roundup: Lewis Mills baseball edges Wolcott

Lewis Mills earned its second victory of the season after defeating Wolcott 6-3 Saturday afternoon. The Spartans’ Justin Gallicchio picked up the victory and Jack Nepomuceno earned the save. Wolcott’s Charles Ciampi recorded three doubles. Lewis Mills’ James Principi had two RBI’s. Lewis Mills is 2-0, Woloctt is 0-3. Baseball Bethel 7, Wamogo 0 >> […]

Track and Field 2014: Top 10 Athletes to Watch

Amity's Zoie Reed returns as one of the state's top jumpers.

GIRLS Destiney Coward    Sr.    East Haven    Throws Had a breakout indoor season where she won the State Open shot put title; capable of throwing over 40 feet. Taylor Drayton    Sr.    Oxford    Throws Returns as one of the top throwers in the shot and discus. Won shot put (41-9) Open title last spring, finished third (123-9) […]

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.

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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 […]

Woodland girls, Wolcott boys win NVL indoor track championships

Wolcott’s boys and Woodland’s girls won the NVL Indoor Track and Field championships at the Floyd Little Athletic Center in New Haven. In the boys competition, Wolcott won the meet by a point over Woodland, 87-86. The Eagles’ 4 x 400-meter dash team of Dan Neal, Caleb Sisson, Tyler Sheldon and Michael Rapisarda won with […]

Torrington boys basketball cruises past Wolcott

Torrington's Mitch Zagrodnik drives between Wolcott's Cole Phelps (20) and Shamari Thomas (12) on his way to the basket. Zagrodnik finished with 12 points in Torrington's 61-44 win over Wolcott.
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TORRINGTON >> After a week’s layoff with holidays and weather, Torrington’s boys basketball team (4-1) still had enough going to beat Wolcott (1-4) handily, 61-44. Still, at times, the reasons seemed mysterious. “Both teams looked like they hadn’t played in a week,” said Torrington coach Eric Gamari. Especially early in the game. Photos: Torrington 61 […]

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 […]

It’s a mad, mad, mad, mad, mad CIAC playoff scenario: CLASS M [updated Tuesday]

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(Stop us if you’ve heard this one before…) Today is the first day of the rest of the season. Thanksgiving, the greatest sporting day of the Connecticut sports calendar, is mere days away. It signals the end of the season for most of our contestants. This is your Super Bowl, kids, so make it count. […]

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, […]

All-NVL girls soccer team released

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All NVL Player name, school, year 1. Alexya Alves*, Naugatuck, 12 2. Kaitlyn Sengphilom, Ansonia, 9 3. Lily Cotas, Watertown, 11 4. Audra Blewitt, Woodland, 12 5. Tess Carella, Holy Cross, 12 6. Mary Ranagan, St. Paul, 12 7. Alyssa Brana, Seymour, 10 8. Kelly Koslosky, Naugatuck, 12 9. Kaelee Collins, Wolcott, 12 10. Taylor […]

Let’s play the SWC-NVL Challenge! Game-by-game previews and picks

Masuk's P.J. Kokkoros (left) and Ansonia's Arkeel Newsome (right) are on a collision course in the marquee game of the SWC-NVL Challenge Thursday night at Jarvis Stadium

Craig Bruno vs. Bunnell. Joe Stochmal vs. Seymour. Masuk vs. No. 1 Ansonia. No. 6 Newtown vs. Wolcott. Those are just a few of the marquee match-ups and storylines on tap for the latest amalgamation of the great 2013 interleague battles. This one pits the old school Naugatuck Valley League, centered around the swath of […]

Wolcott cruises past Torrington

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TORRINGTON >> Wolcott quarterback Vincent Gambino threw for 281 yards to six different receivers in the Eagles’ first half, clinching the game by halftime in a 44-7 win over Torrington at the Robert H. Frost Sports Complex Friday night. Three of Wolcott’s six touchdowns finished on the ground, but the air attack delivered them to […]

NVL football beat: Wolcott rallies past Seymour, finds a winner in Gambino

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First Wolcott played in and lost a wild, 42-36 overtime game vs. Naugatuck. Coach Jason Pace lost his voice. He was just beginning to it back when his team did it again. Down 34-6 in the second quarter, Wolcott rallied to stun Seymour 48-41 in a game won on Vincent Gambino’s 21-yard touchdown pass to […]

The GameTimeCT high school football Plays of Week 3

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Here were some of the top plays from Week 3 of the high school football season. Included with our footage of St. Joseph-Ridgefield, New Canaan-Greenwich and Newtown-Brookfield are plays from Prep-Notre Dame, Hand-Wilbur Cross, Hillhouse-Law, Norwalk-Harding, NFA-Fitch and the thrilling conclusion of Wolcott-Seymour. Thanks to everyone who sent in their entries. Remember to send videos […]

Torrington defeats Wolcott behind Alexis Tyrrell's two goal performance

TORRINGTON >> Freshman Alexis Tyrrell led the charge to a 4-0 Red Raider girls soccer win over Wolcott (3-6) Monday night at Torrington’s Robert H. Frost Sports Complex. The speedy forward nailed the only goal in the first half, then worked through more great chances before capping the Raider party (6-2) with the final goal […]