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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 […]

Boys soccer: Torrington seniors celebrate season at annual banquet

Torrington seniors and coaches post for photos during Thursday's banquet. Front Row from left: John Thebarge, Collin Genovese, Mitchell Canty, Jose Peguero, Kevin Vaca, Nick Sparks, Michael DeSousa, Keyon Robinson. Back Row from left: Head Coach Michael C. Fritch, Assistant Coach Kevin Poniatoski, Luke Calabrese, Ryan Casper, Amar Suljic, Alex Church, Ethan Barbieri, Tom Killackey, Goalie Coach Jason Apruzzese.
(Marianne Killackey - Special to Register Citizen)

GOSHEN >> Fourteen seniors said official goodbyes to the Torrington High School boys soccer team Thursday evening at the Torrington Country Club. It’s a devastating number for most programs. Nevertheless, many of these seniors played three years behind the seniors before them. It’s become that kind of program. “We had a lot of people step […]

Softball: Torrington’s Morris signs with UConn

Torrington senior Marissa Morris with her mother Valerie, right, and her father Tyler, signed a letter of intent to UConn Monday.
(Marianne Killackey - Special to Register Citizen)

TORRINGTON >> Marissa Morris, the other half of a Torrington High School softball battery made famous by Sydney Matzko’s pitching, completed a Division I sweep, signing a letter of intent to play for UConn next year. Matzko, now playing at the University of North Carolina, has a dazzling array of pitches; Monday’s signing attests to […]

Girls volleyball: Torrington says goodbye to seniors at annual banquet

Torrington girls volleyball seniors and coaches at Sunday's banquet, front row from left: Carly Ruzbasan, Shelby Howe, Kassi Perusse, Samantha Zordan, Miah Giarnese; back row from left: Coach Pat Strawson, head coach Christine Gamari, coach Maryanne Musselman, coach Kyle Phalen.
(Peter Wallace - Register Citizen)

TORRINGTON >> In an age of turmoil, those worried about the future of the human race might find reassurance in a high school team banquet. It’s a tribal rite – a rite of passage – headlining the best traits we have. Torrington High School’s girls volleyball team had theirs Sunday night. Nobody’s better at the […]

Football: 2014 All-Naugatuck Valley League selections


ALL-NVL OFFENSE QB: Jason Bradley, Naugatuck RB: Tajik Bagley, Ansonia RB: Elijah Parks, St. Paul WR: Bryan Coney, Naugatuck WR: Ben Slowik, Derby OL: CJ Falcioni, Seymour OL: Laurence Carfaro, Ansonia OL: Mike Gugliotti, Holy Cross OL: Justin Nadeau, Wolcott OL: Jose Santamria, Derby TE: Witold Gul, Ansonia UT: Michael Audibert, Wolcott UT: Michael Kreiger, […]

Football: Torrington downs Watertown to retain The Helmet

Torrington celebrates by raising 'The Helmet' after defeating Watertown 55-43 Saturday.
(Peter Wallace - Register Citizen)

TORRINGTON >> Torrington’s football team kept The Helmet for its third year in a row with a 55-43 win over Watertown in a snow-delayed Thanksgiving game played Saturday afternoon on Torrington’s pristine new turf. Red Raider parents and team members shoveled snow off the field Friday. Saturday, while pictures of muddy fields from around the […]

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 […]