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Girls soccer: Torrington caps off season with annual banquet

Torrington girls soccer capped off their season with a banquet Sunday night. Top Row from left: Head Coach Mario Longobucco, Taylor Howe, Emily Manchester, Kendra Covington, Assistant Coach Art Richardson. Bottom Row from left: Paige Middleton, Lindsay Trobel, Tori Flowers, Abbi Fisher, Courtney Dell'Agnese 
(Marianne Killackey - Special to Register Citizen)

TORRINGTON >> “We never quite found ourselves on the field,” said Torrington girls soccer coach Mario Longobucco at the start of a Red Raider banquet commemorating a 5-10-1 season that “disappointed us all.” Sometimes, the Sunday-night dinner at PSam’s showed again, the purpose of post-season banquets is to put it all in perspective – a […]

Girls swimming: Torrington celebrates 2014 season

Torrington High School's girls swimming and diving team celebrated their season at Green Woods Country Club Sunday night. Front row from left: Zoe Alfano, Ashleigh Kulesza, Emily Mazzarelli. Back row from left: Diving coach Mike Michaud, Sydney Doucette, Jessica Bielefield, Payton Welch, Taryn Canfield, Assistant coach Jessica Hurd, Coach Katie Gregory.
(Peter Wallace - Register Citizen)

WINSTED >> Torrington High School’s swimming and diving team redefined purity in the sport in its celebration of another season Sunday night at Green Woods Country Club. “It was a great season, regardless of the record (5-8 overall, 4-6 NVL),” said Coach Katie Gregory, proving her sincerity with a story from a losing swim meet. […]

NVL boys soccer tournament: No. 2 Torrington edges Seymour on penalty kicks

WATERBURY >> Torrington and Seymour’s boys soccer teams battled for 100 minutes through regulation and overtime in the NVL Tournament semifinals without a score Monday night at Municipal Stadium. In two rounds of penalty kicks, Torrington goalkeeper Nate Manchester made two saves. Defender Matt Calabrese kicked in the winning PK. The Red Raiders won 1-0 […]

Girls swimming: Naugatuck defeats Torrington

TORRINGTON >> Sometimes it’s all about the times. Naugatuck’s 92-76 girls swimming win over Torrington Friday night was no surprise to anyone at the Torrington YMCA. But, in swimming, like golf, the first battle is with oneself. “We’re going for best times tonight,” Torrington coach Katie Gregory said, before the meet. Then Jess Gray, Emily […]

Football: Derby puts damper on Torrington’s home turf debut

Torrington's Nick Paniati looks to shake a Derby defender Saturday.
Marianne Killackey - Special to Register Citizen

TORRINGTON >> The NVL’s schedule ensured that a Red Raider football team would win on Torrington’s new turf field Saturday afternoon. But three hours after the ribbon-cutting, the Red Raiders from Derby (3-1) took home the 37-7 prize over the Red Raiders from Torrington (3-2). “They play tough, but today, we had their number,” said […]

Boys soccer: Torrington rolls past Kennedy

Peter Wallace - Register Citizen
Torrington head coach Mike Fritch talks to his team during the Red Raiders' 9-0 win over Kennedy Friday night.

TORRINGTON >> Torrington’s boys soccer team rolled over Kennedy 9-0 for the first Torrington High School win on its new turf field Friday night. “After our game against Naugatuck, this was a nice one to get people some breaks and work on some things,” said Torrington coach Mike Fritch. The Red Raiders (9-2-1) tied Naugatuck […]

Torrington High School sports complex was years in the making

Marianne Killackey - Special to The Register Citizen The sun sets over the new turf field at Torrington High School Wednesday during a boys soccer game against Naugatuck. The field officially opens Saturday with a ribbon cutting at 2:15 p.m.

TORRINGTON >>  A vision of dedication, persistence and teamwork, the new Robert H. Frost Sports Complex at Torrington High School officially opens today at 2:15 p.m. before the 3 p.m. inaugural football game with Derby. Dedication Turf committee co-chairman/girls soccer coach Mario Longobucco dreamed of Torrington High School’s glittering new sports complex 14 years ago. […]

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 — […]

Boys soccer: Torrington boys soccer draws Naugatuck

Marianne Killackey - Special to Register Citizen
Torrington's Kevin Vaca, left, and Naugatuck's Diogo Cruz race for control of the ball Wednesday night.

TORRINGTON >> Torrington’s new field won’t see a fiercer battle than the one fought for a 1-1 overtime boys soccer tie by Naugatuck (9-0-2) and the Red Raiders (8-2-1) Wednesday night. The Greyhounds took a 2-0 win at Naugatuck last Wednesday on two corner kick plays midway through the second half. Otherwise, it was a […]

Girls soccer: Watertown edges Torrington

Marianne Killackey - Special to Register Citizen
Torrington's Lindsay Trobel (#20), Kendra Covington (#24) , and Courtney DellíAgnes (#18) defend against a free kick by Fitore Kllobocishta of Watertown.

TORRINGTON >> Watertown’s girls soccer team beat Torrington 4-2 on a glorious night for Torrington regardless of the score. It was the first high school game played on the Red Raiders’ sparkling new turf field. The official opening takes place before Saturday’s 3 p.m. Torrington/Derby football game. If this was a dress rehearsal for the […]

Girls swimming: Watertown edges Torrington

Marianne Killackey - Special to Register Citizen
Torringtonís Payton Welch swims the 200 yard Individual Medley Friday night.

TORRINGTON >> Watertown’s girls swimming team swept past traditional rival Torrington 85-77 Friday evening at the Torrington YMCA. “They’re too deep for us,” said Torrington coach Katie Gregory, studying her time sheets before the meet. Torrington (4-4 overall, 4-3 NVL) graduated big-time swimmers last year. The Indians (6-2 overall, 5-1 NVL), with just four seniors […]

Boys soccer: Torrington cruises past Oxford

Marianne Killackey - Special to Register Citizen
Torrington's Keyon Robinson takes a shot on goal as Oxford's keeper attempts to make a save.

TORRINGTON >> Torrington’s boys soccer team had a surprisingly easy time with visiting Oxford Friday afternoon in a 5-0 win at the Torrington Middle School. The Wolverines (6-4) held Naugatuck to a one-goal lead until late in their 2-0 loss to the NVL leaders two weeks ago. Torrington (7-2) played Naugatuck to that same score […]