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Girls basketball: Torrington celebrates season at year-end banquet

Torrington girls basketball team poses for a photo Sunday night at PSam’s Restaurant. Pictured front row from left: Kendra Covington, Shelby Howe, Taylor Howe, Abbi Fisher. Back row from left: Head Coach Mike Fritch, Brittany Anderson, Paige Middleton, Mia Barbieri, Coach Erika Pratt, Coach Barbara Beebe.
(Peter Wallace - Register Citizen)

TORRINGTON >> Most successful high school teams discover the process has been all about bonding into a family. Torrington High School’s girls basketball team covered that Sunday night at its banquet amidst demonstrations of how and why it happened. But seeping through the laughter and tears, determination and success shone through as overriding themes. Coach […]

NVL Girls Basketball Championship: Torrington survives Holy Cross to win 2nd title in 3 years

Torrington's girls basketball team celebrates after defeating Holy Cross 56-55 in the NVL Girls Basketball championship Wednesday at Sacred Heart (Photo Marianne Killackey)

WATERBURY >> Torrington’s girls basketball team clung to a 56-55 lead over Holy Cross for the last minute-and-a-half of a riveting NVL final at Sacred Heart High School Wednesday night, winning its second NVL championship in the last three years. “We saved the best for last,” said Torrington coach Mike Fritch, whose team scraped past […]

NVL Girls Basketball Tournament: Torrington survives Kennedy, advances to face Holy Cross in final

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WATERBURY >> The tournament watchword “survive and advance” never rang truer than in No. 2 Torrington’s 45-42 win over No. 6 Kennedy in the NVL girls basketball tournament semifinals at Kennedy High School Monday night. Kennedy upset No. 3 St. Paul 57-52 in the first round Saturday while Torrington (21-1) was annihilating No. 7 Oxford […]

Girls Basketball: Torrington’s uses an extra burst to beat Watertown, clinch NVL Iron Division

TORRINGTON >> Torrington’s girls basketball team (18-1) sealed up the NVL’s Iron Division championship with a 57-39 rollercoaster ride over Watertown (14-6) Tuesday night. “We’re all sick,” said Paige Middleton, Torrington’s high scorer with 17 points. The “winter ills” might have caused a first quarter in which neither team seemed capable of holding the ball. […]

Boys basketball: Naugatuck holds off White, Torrington

TORRINGTON >> Torrington’s David White put up a dazzling second quarter against steady output by Naugatuck’s Jarron Chapman in a 71-60 Greyhound win Thursday night at Torrington High School. White’s 15 points in the second quarter (team-high 22 overall) carried the Red Raiders from 25-11 midway through the period to 34-30 at the half. When […]

Girls basketball: Torrington tops Naugatuck

Torrington 59, Naugatuck 24 Brittany Anderson and Brie Pergola led the way to 17-1 Torrington’s win at Naugatuck (2-16) Thursday night. Anderson had a double double with 13 points and 10 rebounds. Pergola was game high scorer with 14 on a night when everybody played. Torrington’s Caitlin Cornish added 10 rebounds. Torrington 59, Naugatuck 24 […]

Torrington and Naugatuck swim to a tie

TORRINGTON >> Torrington and Naugatuck had opposite reactions to an 85-85 boys swimming tie at the Torrington YMCA Wednesday night. “It should be close,” said Torrington coach Eric Traub before the meet. Still, the Greyhounds had a slight edge on paper. It showed up in a narrow lead (48-46) six events into the meet. With […]

Girls Basketball: Torrington girls beat Wolcott for 13th consecutive victory

TORRINGTON >> Torrington’s girls basketball team (16-1) continued its run through the NVL with a 59-32 win over Wolcott (8-9) Tuesday evening at Torrington High School. The Red Raiders look better as the season goes on. Perhaps as a result, the competition looks worse. “We played much better at our place (a 59-41 loss),” said […]

Boys basketball: Ansonia runs past Torrington for 4th-straight win

Torringtonís Tim Considine goes up for a jump shot in the Red Raiders’ 57-36 loss to Ansonia. (Marianne Killackey — Special to the Register Citizen)

TORRINGTON >> Ansonia beat Torrington 57-36 Tuesday night with the same kind of speed the Raiders showed while beating Gilbert Saturday. “They have quick hands and they’re quick in the lane,” Coach Eric Gamari said. Torrington (2-6; 1-5 NVL) looked lethargic by contrast. “We played good team defense,” first-year Charger coach Shane Kingsley said. “We […]

Football: Torrington honors seniors at banquet

Torrington seniors and coaches at the Red Raidersí football banquet are front row, left to right: Dylan Rodriguez; Anthony Pandolfo; Mike Montanez; Frank Perry; P.J. Killmartin. Back row, left to right: Coach Andy Therriault; Coach Jordan Capitanio; Coach Bob Reynolds; Bryan Rocha; Dylan Heller; Adam Klebe; Ludi Perez; Ben Bonvicini; Manny Rijo; Head Coach Gaitan Rodriguez; Coach Don Whitley. (Marianne Killackey — Special to the Register Citizen)

TORRINGTON >> Torrington High School’s football team celebrated the brotherhood of football and the ascension to manhood Tuesday evening in its annual banquet at the high school. Head coach Gaitan Rodriguez applauded the team’s rise from 3-8 to 5-6 in his two years, but, more importantly, the lessons learned in “becoming young men while facing […]