NORWALK—Kyle DeMayo plays baseball for moments like this. Bottom of the seventh, bases loaded, the game on the line, the ball in his hand. DeMayo, a senior right-hander for New Canaan, made the long walk in from right field to stand high up on the mound, getting the final out with the bases loaded in […]
Archives for April 2018
WOODBRIDGE — Amity senior Jared Smith had never hit a high school home run. Smith snapped that drought in impressive style. Hitting a pair of long home runs, Smith drove in three runs and led Amity to a 5-1 victory over Shelton in a Southern Connecticut Conference interdivision contest at John Janenda Field at Amity High […]
HIGGANUM — The script is simple. Throw strikes, play good defense and take advantage of your opponents’ mistakes. “That’s what wins games, right?” Haddam-Killingworth coach Mark Brookes asked, rhetorically. It has won games for the Cougars. Including a 4-2 win over Westbrook on Monday afternoon, it has won the Cougars 12-straight games to open the […]
BRIDGEPORT — Central coach Joe Pagan calls it “the Bridgeport Curse.” Pick an inning, any inning. The third, the fifth, whatever, at some point, things are going to implode as far as the Hilltoppers are concerned. Against Ludlowe Monday afternoon, it was the seventh as the Falcons sent 15 men to the plate and scored […]
DARIEN—Mired in somewhat of a logjam in the FCIAC softball standings, it was the little things that would make the difference between Darien and Fairfield Warde on Monday. Namely, avoiding costly mistakes and hitting when it mattered. Warde’s Olivia Vadas did both, pitching a complete game with 12 strikeouts and hitting two home runs, the […]
MONROE — Zachary Prahach picked a good time to turn in his best outing of the season.
The senior right-hander did everything New Milford could’ve hoped for in Monday’s start against Masuk, tossing a complete game three-hitter to cement an 8-1 …
STAMFORD — Staples second baseman Drew Rogers has been working on taking outside pitches the other way and hitting to the opposite field with power.
Based on the results Monday at Westhill, the extra practice is paying off in a big-time way fo…
STAMFORD —In what is becoming a magical season for the King School baseball team, there is one thing the Vikings have not been able to do.
Play in true baseball weather.
But King didn’t allow the windy and chilly condition keep it from perform…
Jonathan Hernandez, the former UConn quarterback who returned to Connecticut and took over as head football coach as Ledyard during the height of his younger brother Aaron’s second murder trial last year, has resigned after one season. Hernandez resigned for personal reasons, according to athletic director Jim Buonocore in a brief statement. Hernandez coached the […]
DANBURY — Notre Dame-Fairfield senior Pete Minore got just under a ball with his first swing of the game Monday afternoon against Immaculate, which led to an easy fly ball out.
With the game on the line five innings later, the cleanup hitter m…
DURHAM — After seven innings’ worth of cold and wind Monday, Coginchaug’s afternoon ended with a 5-1 Shoreline Conference baseball victory over East Hampton. Then, right on cue, the sun pushed through heavy clouds at Helmuth H. Brown Field. Add to this the season debut of senior right-hander Luke Garofalo and the Blue Devils (7-3) […]
BETHEL — New Fairfield High School baseball coach Joe Garbowski smiled as he removed his cap to reveal an ever-increasing number of gray hairs, the product of, as he put it, his team’s propensity for playing close games this season.
GREENWICH — After a tough first half of the season, Trumbull believes it has its best baseball ahead of it in the second half.
The Golden Eagles’ hunch seems to be correct.
Receiving five solid innings from junior right-hander Justin Nyarady a…
SHELTON 3, HAND 2 Game scores: Shelton 14-25, 25-12, 19-25, 25-23, 15-7. Highlights: H— Mike Card- 6 aces 4 kills 29 assists, Erik Lazor- 2 aces 8 kills 3 blocks, Matt McSweeney- 8 kills. S — Jarrett McCurdy- 5 aces 6 digs 16 kills, David Niski- 8 digs 10 kills, Skyler Kim- 5 aces 13 […]
Ben DeLaubell hit a two-run homer in the first inning and Ben Shadeck had an RBI single in the second inning to lead the Cheshire baseball team to a 3-2 SCC win over Xavier in Cheshire on Monday. On the mound, Shadeck allowed six hits and struck out five. Dylan Albert led the Falcons a […]
Annie Acquavita had four goals and Sophie Kurtz had eight saves to lead the Rams to their non-league win in Newtown. Annie Eddy added three goals and Mikayla Crowley had two for the Rams (10-1). Alex Futterman had a goal and an assist for Newtown (6-5). CHESHIRE 10, NEWTOWN 6 (at Newtown) CHESHIRE 5 5—10 […]
Bre Brown pitched a no-hitter and struck out 11 to lead the Lancers to their SWC win in Danbury. Lucy Grant had four hits and four RBIs and Meredith McDonald had three hits including a double for the Lancers (8-4). NOTRE DAME-FAIRFIELD 13, IMMACULATE 0 (5) N. DAME 043 002 4—13 16 2 IMMACULATE 000 000 […]
Hopkins 8, Canterbury 7: Alex Shapiro had three goals and two assists and Zach Blake had 21 saves to lead the Hilltoppers to their prep school win in New Haven. Cameron DelCristo added three goals for the Hilltoppers (3-6). Quentin Silverio had three goals for Canterbury (3-8). Shelton 10, Foran 2: Casey Brennan had three […]
GIRLS TENNIS AMITY 6, SHEEHAN 1 (at Wallingford) Singles: Justine Hoover (S) def. Sarah Bullers (A) (6-0, 6-3); Sydney Pitter (A) def. Srivani Agnihotram (S) 6-1, 6-2; Chloe Gherlone (A) def. Grace Waldron (S) 6-0, 6-3; Gabby McGovern (A) def. Allyssa Cassella (S) 6-1, 6-1. Doubles: Hannah Hipona and Catalina Betancur (A) def. Crystal Gallagher […]