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Woodland girls swimming edges Torrington

Peter Wallace - Register Citizen
Torrington's Payton Welch won four events in the Red Raiders' 88-82 loss to Woodland on Friday.

TORRINGTON >> Woodland’s girls swimming and diving team nipped Torrington 88-82 in an historic win for the Hawks. The rivalry always produces a close score and, once, even tied. Nevertheless, the Hawks went nine years without beating Torrington – until Friday night at Torrington’s YMCA. “It always comes down to the final relay,” said Torrington […]

Football: Torrington tops Woodland in OT

Torrington’s defensive line stopped Woodland on the one-yard line for a 28-27 win in overtime at Woodland. Peter Wallace — Register Citizen

BEACON FALLS >> In a week of turmoil on where and when the Torrington/Woodland football game would be played, it all came down to one yard at Woodland High School Thursday afternoon. Torrington’s line held on a Woodland two-point try in overtime. The Red Raiders walked away with a 28-27 win. “It came down to […]

Football: Logistical problems force Torrington, Woodland to play Thursday

Peter Wallace - Register Citizen
Torrington High School's new turf field is expected to be finished by October 6, in time for an October 11 home date with Derby.

TORRINGTON >> Call it a logistical rainout. Torrington’s glittering new turf field is expected to be completed by October 6, which means the Raiders have had to reschedule their home games. Torrington Athletic Director Mike McKenna tried to preserve football home schedule dates with Woodland and Oxford, working with Torrington Midget Football officials for use […]

Naugatuck girls volleyball defeats Torrington

TORRINGTON >> In a game of nerves and mistakes on both sides, Naugatuck got it together for the last two sets of a 3-2 (16-25, 25-23, 16-25, 28-26, 15-9) girls volleyball win at Torrington High School Monday night. “We came out nervous but we kept on trying,” said Greyhound junior Nicole Healy, who rocked 12 […]

Football: Bradley tosses six touchdowns in Naugatuck’s win over Torrington

Naugatuck's Jason Bradley threw six touchdowns in the Greyhounds win over Torrington. Peter Wallace - Register Citizen

NAUGATUCK >> Naugatuck’s Jason Bradley, rated one of the best quarterbacks in the state, bombed Torrington for six touchdowns in a 47-30 opening win at Naugatuck High School Friday night. “Coach (Craig) Bruno opened up our offense for everyone,” the senior third-year starter said. “Teams can’t cover six people.” Bradley, racking up 302 yards passing, […]

Friday’s Litchfield County roundup: Coma’s last minute goal lifts Thomaston past Housatonic

Boys soccer Thomaston 2 Housatonic 1 (OT) >> With 45 seconds left in the second overtime, Thomaston’s Aridt Coma scored on a penalty kick to lift the Golden Bears past Housatonic. Andrew Goodrich scored the other goal for Thomaston and Scott Dignacco netted the Mountaineers only goal. Both Thomaston and Housatonic are now 1-1. Thomaston […]

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 […]

Vaca leads Torrington boys soccer past Ansonia

Marianne Killackey - Special to Register Citizen
Torringtonís Kevin Vaca controls the ball against Ansonia on Tuesday.

TORRINGTON >> Torrington High School’s boys soccer team opened their season with a 6-1 win over Ansonia Tuesday afternoon. Midfielder Kevin Vaca stepped up for three goals while offensive star Amir Suljic sat for a CIAC-rule one-game suspension for a red card at the end of last year’s final game. “Coach told me to shoot […]

Torrington swimming set to have strong season

Peter Wallace - Register Citizen
Torrington swimmers listen to instructions during a practice this offseason.

TORRINGTON >> Torrington High School’s girls swimming and diving team is one of a kind in the area. Fall is officially the CIAC girls season, but Berkshire League swim teams are co-ed units competing in the winter (deemed the boys season by the CIAC). The Red Raiders invariably deserve their fall spotlight. Last year they […]

NVL Football 2014: Torrington preview

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Vitals Coach: Gaitan Rodriguez (2nd season, 3-8) Conference: NVL Iron Division Playoff Class: Division L (573 boys) Home: Torrington High School (Field under construction and might not be ready for beginning of the season) 2013 Record: 3-8 2014 Kickoff: Sept. 12 at Naugatuck, 7 p.m. Captains: Ben Bonvicini, Dylan Heller, PJ Killmartin, Nate Bresson Top players Connor Finn, Jr., QB (6-0 180) […]

Torrington Varsity Alumni Club honors eight graduates

Torrington Varsity Alumni Club officers and scholarship recipients at the club’s 40th scholarship banquet were front row, left to right: Lou Zanderigo; Andy Pace Dominic Toce; Frank Russo. Second row: Joann Duman; Caroline Teti; Makenzie Welch; Kiley Rosengrant; Paulina Kolada; Micaela Bottari; Mario Longobucco. Third row: Paul O’Heron; Nick LaMothe; Paul Denza; Fred Bonvicini; Ernie Tracy; Mark Reichenberg.
Peter Wallace — Register Citizen

TORRINGTON >> The Torrington Varsity Alumni Club held its 40th annual student-athlete scholarship banquet Wednesday evening at PSam’s in Torrington. Micaela Bottari, Joann Duman, Paulina Koloda, Nick LaMothe, Kiley Rosengrant, Caroline Teti, Ernie Tracy and Makenzie Welch crossed the last hurdle toward the club’s $1,000 scholarship with a host of thoughtful answers to club-posed questions. […]

Torrington Varsity Alumni Club present its annual scholarships

Micaela Bottari

TORRINGTON >> Since 1948, the Torrington Varsity Alumni Club annually has helped deserving Torrington student-athletes get to college. Much of the fund they use for their $1,000 individual scholarships came from the club’s establishment of a wildly successful youth basketball league that morphed into Elks and PAL basketball. This year, success of the Club’s Raider […]

2014 Litchfield County Male Athlete of the Year, Torrington’s John McCarthy

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Growing up, most athletes try their hands at multiple sports and only a few of them, like Torrington’s John McCarthy, excel like he did in his four years as a Red Raider. McCarthy just finished his high school career where he was a three-year varsity athlete in three different sports. He was the last line […]

Torrington’s John McCarthy wins Omar N. Pollack Scholarship

Torrington's John McCarthy was named the winner of the Omar N. Pollack Scholarship.

TORRINGTON >> Torrington High School graduate John McCarthy is this year’s winner of the Omar N. Pollack Scholarship. The $1,500 award, in memory of one of Torrington’s great sports activists, goes annually to a Torrington or Wolcott Tech graduate who played Babe Ruth Baseball and measures up in several other criteria, including school and community […]

2014 Litchfield County All-Area Golf Team

Griffin Ylagan Area-MVP Shepaug, Jr. Stats: Averaged a score of 40 this season, tied for first in the league overall, tied for the number one overall player in the Berkshire League, shot a 78 at the Berkshire Tournament to finish in second place. Honors: Berkshire League All-Star. Joe D’Andrea Litchfield, Jr. Stats: Finished in fourth […]