Alexis Holmes of Hamden, a freshman on the Penn State women’s indoor track and field team, won the 400 title today at the Big 10 indoor track and field championships. Her time of 52.14 seconds is a school record. She is a recent graduate of Cheshire Academy.
CLASS M BOYS
When: Saturday, 10 a.m.
Where: Floyd Little Athletic Center, New Haven
Defending champion: Hillhouse.
Kevin Siedlecki, who has coached the Hand girls lacrosse team since 2009, has been named head coach of the Southern Connecticut State women’s lacrosse team. Siedlecki has also served as an assistant coach for the Owls the past three seasons. ”I really wasn’t thinking about coaching at the college level until this […]
The 2018 GameTimeCT All-State Field Hockey Team. Compiled by Dan Nowak. Photos by Hearst Connecticut Media, Journal-Inquirer of Manchester and The Day. Designed by Pete Paguaga. ♦♦♦ Player of the Year Anna Casinghino Suffield Honors: Named CHSCA field hockey Player of the Year at the recent all-state banquet. Notes: Has field hockey genes – her mother Heather […]
The Junior Select All-Star and Senior ALL-Star games today at Guilford High have been postponed due to the weather. Both games have been rescheduled for Tuesday at Guilford High’s turf field.. The Junior Select All-Star game will be at 5:15 p.m. and the Senior All-Star game will be at 6:45 p.m. Adults have a $5 […]
NORTH HAVEN—It didn’t take long for the Amity football team to serve notice that North Haven would have its hands full with the Spartans on Wednesday. Amity’s Michael Young scored on a 77-yard touchdown run on the second play of the game to se…
A majority of Thanksgiving games throughout the state are being postponed and moved from Thursday to Wednesday. Extreme cold is predicted for Thursday morning in Connecticut with temperatures listed at 18-20 degrees. But with an 18 mile-per-hour wind expected throughout the day the wind chill could make it feel 7-10 degrees, or chillier. Cheshire athletic […]
WETHERSFIELD—Defense has been one of the strengths for the Immaculate field hockey team this season, and it certainly paid off for the Mustangs in the CIAC Class S championship game with Granby on Sunday. The Mustangs limited the Bears to one shot on goal, Molly Coyle scored twice and Madison Halas scored the game’s first […]
CIAC 2018 FALL CHAMPIONSHIP SCOREBOARD CLASS L No. 1 CHESHIRE (21-1) vs. No. 2 STAPLES (21-1) When: Sunday, 12:30 p.m. Where: Wethersfield High Broadcast: NFHS Network (subscription required) Championship game appearances: Staples is making its fourth appearance in a Class L final with titles the last two seasons and a runner-up finish in 1974. Cheshire […]
5 PLAYERS TO WATCH Kyle Kirby, Staples Kirby, a junior midfielder, leads the Wreckers’ high-powered offense. She had 23 goals and 18 assists ebtering the postseason. She missed her sophomore season after undergoing knee reconstruction due to a torn ACL. Kirby will play lacrosse at the University of Notre Dame in the fall of 2020. […]
FCIAC QUARTERFINALS FRIDAY, OCT. 26 No. 2 Darien 2, No. 7 Ridgefield 0 No. 1 Staples 6, No. 8 Fairfield Warde 0 No. 3 Greenwich 1, No. 6 New Canaan 0 No. 5 Norwalk 4, No. 4 Wilton 1 SEMIFINALS MONDAY, OCT. 29 At McMahon No. 1 Staples 3, No. 5 Norwalk 1 No. 2 Darien 3, No. […]
CHESHIRE – Like most new coaches, when Sue Bavone was hired in 1994 to be the Cheshire girls volleyball coach, longevity and future milestones were the furthest items on her mind. Getting to know her new team, learning their strengths and weaknesses, and hoping to be competitive that first season were the main concerns. Fast […]
Over the past 35 years, Larry Vieira has coached high school hockey on every level — CIAC Division I, II and III. Now, he gets his dream job. On Monday Vieira, who has coached the New Fairfield/Immaculate co-op team the past six seasons, was named the new Notre Dame-West Haven boys hockey coach. “Over the […]
Wednesday’s New Haven Area Postponements (Updated 3:30 p.m.) Boys Soccer Whitney Tech at Innovation, ppd. indefinitely Hand at Cheshire, ppd. to Oct. 25, 6 p.m. Valley Regional at Westbrook, ppd. indefinitely Girls Soccer Bassick at Derby, ppd. indefinitely Westbrook at Valley Regional, ppd. indefinitely Shelton at Law, ppd. to today (Thurs.), 4:30 p.m. Field hockey […]
FINE PERFORMANCES Olivia Salamone, Cheshire: Salamone had a hat trick and two assists to lead the Rams to their season-opening 7-0 win over Shelton. Molly Zaffino, Branford: Zaffino had two goals to lead the Hornets to their 3-0 SCC win over Lyman Hall as first-year coach Pete Frye got his first career win. Lexi Koplas, […]
Vitals COACH — SEAN SAUCIER (2nd season, 4-6) CONFERENCE — Independent PLAYOFF CLASS — L (528 boys enrolled) HOME — Bentley Field 2017 RECORD — 4-6 2018 OPENER — Sept. 7 at Greenfield HS (Mass.), 6:30 p.m. TEAM WEBSITE — Maxpreps Top Players BLAKE KOLLBECK, Sr. OL/DL CALEB FEEN, Sr. WR/DB DEREK THOMPSON, Sr. QB/LB TRAVIS […]
CHESHIRE — In early June, when Dan Mascolo announced he was stepping down as the Cheshire High girls swim coach, he had one wish.
“For me, the ideal person to take over the Cheshire girls swim team would be the person Sean Farrell (head coach …
EAST LYME – The pressure was on for the Madison and Wallingford Little League baseball teams in the double-elimination Connecticut Little League tournament. Both teams lost in the first round and on Friday faced off in an elimination game. For Madison and Wallingford, it was win or go home. In a game dominated by pitching […]
EAST LYME — Pitching and defense dominated the first two scoreless innings between Madison and Manchester National in the opening game of the double-elimination Little League baseball state championship tournament on Thursday. And then the offense kicked in for both sides. Trailing 2-0 heading into the bottom of the fourth inning, Eric Montez belted a […]
Today’s first round doubleheader of the Connecticut Little League 12-Under baseball state tournament in East Lyme has been postponed to Thursday due to weather. Bob Lee, District 10 District Administrator coordinating the state Little League baseball tournament, said the weather and field conditions contributed to the decision to postpone the start of the tournament. “Thankfully […]
ROCKY HILL — Call them the cardiac kids of Madison. On Saturday, for the second day in a row in Section 3 action and third time overall this postseason, the Madison Little League baseball team produced a thrilling late-inning comeback victory. This time, the late-game heroics will send Madison to the coveted final four of […]
ROCKY HILL — Behind five runs early in the third round of pool play in the Little League Section 3 tournament, the Madison Little League team completed a late comeback to give their fans an emotional victory on Friday. In the top of the sixth inning with two outs, Troy Piascik belted a long game-winning […]
Anthony DiLungo, a forward on the East Haven Haven hockey team in the mid 1980s who was among the most prolific scorers and playmakers in the CIAC at the time, died Wednesday, East Haven athletic director Anthony Verderame confirmed. DiLungo was All-Housatonic in 1985 and 1986, selected for the New Haven Register All-State team in […]
Elite, versatile players typically will do whatever it takes to help their team be competitive and win. Fairfield Prep junior Mason Reale certainly fits that mold. Last season as a sophomore, Fairfield Prep coach Graham Niemi touted Reale as the team’s best midfielder and he ended up with 23 goals and 25 assists. This […]
The 2017-18 New Haven Register Area Girls Tennis Team. Compiled by Dan Nowak. Portraits by Catherine Avalone and Peter Hvizdak. Designed by Pete Paguaga. ♦♦♦ Most Valuable Player Mason Reale Fairfield Prep Stats: Led the Jesuits with 60 goals and 35 assists. He had three goals and an assist in a 12-10 win over Cheshire […]
The 2017-18 New Haven Register Area Girls Tennis Team. Compiled by Dan Nowak. Portraits by Catherine Avalone and Peter Hvizdak. Designed by Pete Paguaga. ♦♦♦ Most Valuable Player Erica Marriott North Haven Stats: At the New England meet she was second in the long jump (18-5.75) and fifth in the 200 (25.42), at the State […]
Entering the 2018 season, Branford midfielder Sophie Spencer knew she would be the focus of every opponent’s defensive game plan. Spencer served notice as a junior in 2017 how dominating she could be with the ability to single-handedly impact the outcome of a game. Last season, she had nine goals in a 16-13 win over […]
The 2017-18 New Haven Register Area Girls Lacrosse Team. Compiled by Dan Nowak. Portraits by Catherine Avalone. Designed by Pete Paguaga. ♦♦♦ Most Valuable Player Sophie Spencer Branford Stats: She led her team with a single-season school record 99 goals and added 23 assists. Had six goals including the game-winner in overtime in a 12-11 […]
In 2017, Derby boys outdoor track standout Ken Little Jr. used that season as a learning experience despite coming away with a win in the 800 meters at the Class S meet (1:58.17) and the NVL meet (2:01.95). “Last year as a junior, I took my lumps and losses but I used it as a […]