Mike DeFelice is Shelton High’s new football coach, taking over for 16-year mentor Jeff Roy. SHELTON — Named Shelton High’s football coach late in the winter, Mike DeFelice soon knew that the run-of-the-mill challenges faced by all new head coaches was going to be more difficult with the COVID-19 pandemic. “After I interviewed, sitting down […]
SHELTON — John Niski from Shelton High has been named Michael’s Cup Athletic Director of the Year for his contribution to the success of Unified Sports.
“At its core, Unified Sports is what a high school at…
MILFORD — Milford’s Edward Platonov came into the SCC Boys Swim Championships on Wednesday banged up and feeling a little defeated. Platonov shook off a back contusion to capture the SCC title in the 100-yard backstroke and took third place in the 200-yard freestyle to help coach Connor Lui’s co-op of athletes from Jonathan Law […]
TRUMBULL — Trumbull’s Jacklyn Smith was one the 10 athletes who etched their names into the record books by being among the first girls wrestling state champions. Smith posted victories against Emily Berrios out of Windsor and Caroline Gonzalez-Garcia from Windham to capture the All-Girls Wrestling State Open Invitational 182-pound title at the Floyd Little […]
TRUMBULL — Greenwich has had its eye on the prize all season long, and now coach Chrys Hernandez’ Cardinals are one win away from an opportunity to snatch that elusive first state title.
Greenwich defeated …
NEW HAVEN —Xavier stopped Fairfield Prep’s run of 15 consecutive Southern Connecticut Conference boys’ swimming championship Wednesday, when head coach Ronnie Vaughan’s Falcons outpointed the rest of the field at the Hutch…
SHELTON — Hunter Wronski, a junior from Shelton, won three individual events to lead Roger Williams to its fourth straight New England Intercollegiate Swimming & Diving championship. Wronski set school and meet records for coach Matt Emmert’s Hawks in winning the 50-yard breaststroke (26.00), 100-yard breaststroke (56.63) and 200-yard breaststroke (2:05.44). He is the 20th-ranked […]
MILFORD — Andrew Janik, out of Foran High, has signed a letter of intent to play football at Stonehill College (Easton, Mass). A first-team Connecticut High School Coaches Association selection at quarterback, Janik passed for 2,353 yards and ran for 235 yards and 5 touchdowns. He completed 153 of 283 passes good for 19 touchdowns. […]
SHELTON — Some feel it is a virtue to be able to believe in something without evidence, while others feel it is foolishness. Anala Smith found her reasoning for joining up with the Shelton wrestling team this season being questioned. “It was a leap of faith,” said Smith, who finished sixth in the 126-pound weight […]
,NEW HAVEN — Danbury captured the State Open title for the fourth consecutive season at the Floyd Little Athletic Center in New Haven on Saturday.
Leading the way was 138-pound senior Ryan Jack, who won his…
NEW HAVEN — Only 5 of 14 weight classes saw the top four seeds making it to the semifinals when the State Open wrestled through the quarterfinal round at the Floyd Little Athletic Center on Friday night. Saturday wrestling resumes at 10 a.m. The championship semifinals are at 12:15 p.m. Third place and fifth place […]
Where: Floyd Little Athletic Center, New Haven
When: Friday — Saturday (Finals scheduled for 5 p.m.)
Defending champion: Danbury
Contenders: Danbury, Warde, Xavier, Simsbury,…
Finn Donelan gave Prep the lead with a basket and made two free throws with 8 seconds left to lead team past Law @GameTimeCT @ctbb pic.twitter.com/3SjI9I1ilq — Bill Bloxsom (@blox354) February 27, 2020 FAIRFIELD — Fairfiled Prep’s Finn Donegan was lying in wait, and when the opportunity arose he took it in the Jesuits’ […]
MILFORD — Foran High placed second at the Class M wrestling tournament in Guilford on Saturday. Coach Dave Esposito’s Lions, it was the second consecutive season they were M runners-up, and the eighth straight season they have placed in the top three. Suffield/Windsor Locks (187) won its first state title. Foran (181.5), without a finalist, had eight […]
GUILFORD — Suffield/Windsor Locks will raise the Class M banner after working its way past three contenders to capture the Class M wrestling title at Guilford High on Saturday.
For coach Matt Mangelli’s Wil…
Law’s Diontae Eady talks after scoring 1000th career point in win against Hand @GameTimeCT #ctbb pic.twitter.com/naGDEY2dgA — Bill Bloxsom (@blox354) February 20, 2020 MILFORD —Jonathan Law’s Diontae Eady has had the spotlight upon him on many occasions during his four years of playing varsity basketball for coach Jamie Anderson’s Lawmen. A quick-silver guard with […]
TRUMBULL — Trumbull football coach Marce Petroccio has been nominated by the National High School Athletic Coaches Association as one of eight finalists for National High School Coach of the Year. The awards banquet which will take place at the National convention at the Lincoln Station Great Hall in Lincoln, Nebraska, on July 23. Petroccio’s teams have an overall […]
MIDDLETOWN — Old hat conveys the notion that something is predictable to the point of being boring. It also can be wrongly cited when it comes to the Xavier wrestling team that something familiar is out of fashion.
MILFORD — Jonathan Law’s performance on the balance beam proved to be the difference at the SCC Championships in the James Richetelli Sr. Gymnasium on Thursday night. Law defeated Mercy, 126.60 to 126.40, to win the title. Coach Pat Simon’s Lady Lawmen posted a score of 32.30 to the Tigers’ 29.80 on the beam to […]
MILFORD — Jonathan Law’s performance on the balance beam proved to be the difference at the SCC Championships in the James Richetelli Sr. Gymnasium on Thursday night.
Law defeated Mercy, 126.60 to 126.40, t…
MILFORD —Three-point shooters are recognized for spotting up beyond the arc and stepping into their shot with precision. Watch Fairfield Prep’s Max Manjos for a half and you can get locked into a different perspective. A 5…
SHELTON — Shelton wrestling recognized its eight seniors prior to the Gaels match with Notre Dame-West Haven last week in the Vincent Murray Gymnasium. Coach Bill Maloney welcomed the Green Knights and their seniors before calling Shelton’s upper class to the mat along with their family members. Teammates read accolades and memories for each of […]
MILFORD — Mike Plaskon, a 2019 Law graduate, will be playing football at Central Connecticut State University after a year at Bridgton Academy (Maine). “We knew about Mike coming out of Law,” CCSU associate head coach Adam Jenkins said. “He was intriguing because of his physical skills. Mike was a running back and we wanted to decide […]
MILFORD — Rayshon Jacobs out of Jonathan Law has signed a letter of intent to play football at Central Connecticut State University. “I wanted to stay in the area, and I love the great athletic and academic program that CCSU offers,” Jacobs said. “I’m going to study paleontology. Since I was little, I’ve been interested in […]
FAIRFIELD — Cassi Barbato scored 17 points to lead Trumbull to its 61-36 victory over St. Joseph in the opening game of the Playing For a Cure doubleheader at Fairfield University’s Alumni Hall on Friday.
Notre Dame-West Haven wrestler Kevin Sevigny talks about 44-36 win at Shelton @GameTimeCT #ctwr pic.twitter.com/4TiuyVzy6I — Bill Bloxsom (@blox354) February 5, 2020 SHELTON —Kevin Sevigny is a sophomore on the Notre Dame-West Haven wrestling team. A 132-pounder, Sevigny closed out the Green Knights’ 44-36 victory over Shelton with a decisive win at the Vincent Murray […]
TRUMBULL —St. Joseph found another way to pull out a victory when coach Kevin Wielk’s Cadets defeated New Canaan, 72-70, on Vito Montelli Court Monday night. St. Joe’s in now 10-2 overall and a league-leading 9-1 (with Ridgefield) in the FCIAC. Paul Fabbri scored 30 points for St. Joe’s, which added this tight win to […]
MILFORD — Amity’s Mia Manzione hit the floor under the Law basket looking for a tie up. She got control of the ball and from her knees found Jill Martin open for a 3-pointer. That gave the Spartans a 14-point lead midway t…
TRUMBULL — Trumbull went on the attack from the opening tip on its way to a 70-37 victory over No. 3 Norwalk on Thursday. The outcome between the host Eagles and the Bears was a tossup coming in. The margin of victory was surprising. Trumbull improved to 11-3 overall and moved to 8-2 in the […]