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Wednesday’s Litchfield County postponements as of 12 p.m.

Baseball Gilbert at Housatonic, 4 p.m.  PPD to April 22 at 4 p.m. Thomaston at Lewis Mills, 3:45 p.m. PPD to TBA Wamogo at Litchfield, 3:45 p.m. PPD to April 22 at 3:45 p.m. Oxford at Nonnewaug, 3:45 p.m. PPD to TBA Terryville at Northwestern, 3:45 p.m. PPD to Friday at 2 p.m. New Milford […]

Torrington softball hits three home runs in win over Holy Cross

Torrington’s Marissa Morris rounds third base on her way to her second homerun of the game.
Marianne Killackey — Special to the Register Citizen

TORRINGTON >> Holy Cross and Torrington started out undefeated at Torrington High School Monday afternoon. Five innings later, the game was over in a 15-0 Torrington mercy win that shocked both sides. Photos: Torrington 15 Holy Cross 0 “They had the whole package today,” said Holy Cross coach Jose Dos Santos. “(Torrington All-State pitcher Sydney […]

Offense leads Holy Cross baseball past Torrington

Holy Cross's Ben Brown pitched four innings to pick up the win against Torringon.

Pete Paguaga - Register Citizen

WATERBURY >> Holy Cross’ Ben Brown battled through four tough innings, without his best stuff, to pick up the win the Crusaders 15-8 win over the visiting Torrington Red Raiders. “It wasn’t all there today,” said Brown, a senior. “I just tried to get the ball on the ground and work through it.” Photos: Holy […]

Wednesday’s Litchfield County roundup: Lewis Mills baseball wins on walkoff

Local Roundup Baseball Lewis Mills 10 Shepaug 9 >> Behind a seven run seventh, Lewis Mills defeated Shepaug 10-9. Lewis Mills’ Justin Gallicchio hit a two RBI walkoff single. Jacob Naparstek picked up the victory while Shepaug’s Dave DeMeo got the loss. Shepaug’s Clayton Schneider had a double and RBI. Logan Racz had a triple […]

2014 Litchfield County baseball capsules

2014 Litchfield County Softball Capsules Torrington Coach: Pat Richardson, 47-61 career Last year: 10-12 Key losses: Cody Lemieux, Kyle Sanford, Roberto Santiago, Adam Fuoco, Pat Baker, Ben Stone, Tommy Jerram. Key returners: Shane Bierfeldt, Ben Thompson, Mitch Zagrodnik, John McCarthy, Stanley Rijo, Nathan Manchester, Ben Bonvanci, Matt Baril, Josh Rubino. Outlook: Mixture of youth and experience this year. Hoping to […]

2014 Litchfield County Softball Capsules

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2014 Litchfield County Softball Capsules Torrington Coach: Maryann Musselman Last year: 23-1, NVL Champions Key losses: Baylee Vinisko, 3B Key returners: Sydney Matzko, Sr. All-State P; Marissa Morris, Jr. All-Copper Division C; Nicole Jamieson, Sr. 2B; Alexa Potter, Sr. LF; Brittany Young, Jr. RF; Brittany Anderson, Jr, CF; Sara Heath, Jr. 1B; Sam Pelow, Sr. […]

Torrington baseball gears up for a strong season

Torrington's Stanley Rijo is back as the Red Raiders shortstop this season.

Pete Paguaga - Register Citizen

    TORRINGTON >> Consistency is a prized virtue in sports. Last year, a good Torrington High School baseball team had everything but that in a 10-12 season peppered with examples. The Red Raiders couldn’t stop hitting in a 24-0 beat-down on Kennedy in the second game of the season, couldn’t get started in a […]

Renovations to Torrington’s sports complex will soon get under way

Peter Wallace — Register Citizen
Coach Mike Tyler holds a piece of the old track - a quarter inch thick. The new surface will be three times the old thickness.

TORRINGTON >> Take a long look at the Torrington High School’s Robert H. Frost Sports Complex. As of May 7, good and bad memories alike disappear with the turn of a shovel, the first spade full of dirt toward completion of a $2.7 million renovation funded by the state. The project was opened for bids […]

Softball: A look back, a look ahead and vote for state’s best player

Arnold Gold — Register
Tatum Buckley of Masuk pitches against Foran in the 2013 CIAC Class L Softball Championship  in West Haven.

The high school softball season opens in just over a week (April 9, to be exact). Let’s take a look back at what happened last season, and what to look for in 2014 (although I am still in the process of getting back preseason forms from coaches). The Register will present its annual softball preview, […]

Joyful conclusion to somber weekend for Torrington girls basketball

Peter Wallace - Register Citizen

Torrington High School's girls basketball team celebrated at the Cornucopia Banquet Facility Sunday evening. Seniors and coaches are, front row from left: freshman coach Barbara Beebe; Olivia Morrison; Mika Howard; head coach Mike Fritch.
Second row from left: JV coach Erika Pratt; Caroline Teti; Joann Duman.

TORRINGTON >> In a bittersweet coincidence, Torrington High School’s basketball team celebrated another great season Sunday evening at the Cornucopia Banquet facility while mourners gathered for program-founder Lou Moscaritolo at the Cook Funeral Home following his death on Friday. Coach Lou started the girls basketball team in 1977, then rang up a 230-131 record with […]

Owen Canfield: Moscaritolo left us with valuable lessons

By Owen Canfield In his obituary, you’ll read about Lou Moscaritolo’s coaching and teaching accomplishments. Louie, who died Friday at 86, served Torrington and Torrington High School, for 58 years. He left great memories a shining example for the people he touched, and they were many. A teacher, coach and mentor to countless students, he […]

Torrington’s Welch and Northwestern’s Stotler are headed to YMCA swimming Nationals

Makenzie Welch will be making her second trip to the YMCA Nationals.
Laurie Gaboradi - Register Citizen

Area swimmers Makenzie Welch and Kiley Stotler take off for the YMCA Nationals in Greensboro, North Carolina next week with Northwest Connecticut YMCA Laser coach Dave Steel. Welch was an All-State swimmer for Torrington High School in the CIAC’s fall girls season. Stotler, a sophomore at Northwestern, was the top female swimmer in the co-ed […]

Torrington’s Traub just keeps swimming

After a long winter swimming season Torrington’s Matt Traub traveled down to Clearwater Fla. to compete in the NASA Junior National Championship Cup.
Pete Paguaga — Register Citizen

After a long winter season, most athletes relax for a little bit before starting a spring sport or resuming the same sport, Matt Traub is not most athletes. After much research, Traub headed down to Clearwater, Fla., to participate in the NASA Junior National Championship Cup with some of the best 18-under swimmers in the […]

Torrington’s Cswerko racks up awards swimming at SCSU

Torrington graduate and current Southern Connecticut State University swimmer Ray Cswerko won the Division II National Championship in the 200-yard butterfly this year.
Photo Courtesy of Southern Connecticut State University

NEW HAVEN >> Ray Cswerko is a Division II All-American. The Torrington resident and Southern Connecticut State University junior was the sole Northeast-10 Conference individual swimmer at the National Championships March 12-15 at Geneva, Ohio. He came back Division II national champion in the 200-yard butterfly (1:46.25); runner-up in the 400-yard individual medley (3:51.83) and […]