MILFORD — An investigation into allegations against fired hockey coach Sal Follo — who is appealing his dismissal — found that he allegedly used intimidation and fear tactics on players, abusive language, targeted and humiliated players in front of the team, retaliated against players if they or their families complained and provided more “screaming and […]
Southern Connecticut Conference
The Southern Connecticut Conference ranks as the second largest in Connecticut in terms of membership with 22 schools covering a large swath of the southern part of the state and shoreline. Commissioner Al Carbone directs the organization which has existed since 1994. SCC schools won a conference-record 25 state championships in the 2011-12 academic year.
League Website: www.southernconnecticutconference.org
NORTH HAVEN — In the end the White Team defeated the Maroon Team at the 14th annual Spring Brawl football charity event, but the real winner was the North Haven community. This year the team choose two-year-old Cameron Wilson as the recipient of the Spring Brawl this year. Wilson is afflicted with leukemia. His grandfather […]
Bill Mella was eager for a challenge.
Based on his latest move, it appears that the former Southington and Avon Old Farms football coach found what he was looking for. Mella, 50, on Thursday was named the new football coach at Bassick, the sch…
Miss baseball yet? Well Scott Ericson and I do and with all the video footage and commentary from last weekend, we decided to put it together for a recap video of the state champion. Enjoy!
In a fitting tribute to a man who has meant so much to so many Notre Dame students and athletes over the years, a surprise, yet appropriate, announcement was made by incoming Notre Dame Athletic Director Jason Shea ‘97 at the conclusion of the retirement ceremony for outgoing Athletic Director Tom Marcucci ‘66 on Wednesday, […]
2017-18 All-Southern Connecticut Conference Winter Sports Teams. Boys golf Chris Fosdick (Xavier), Kevin Lynch (Xavier), Will Mallek (Fairfield Prep), Kyle St. Pierre (Shelton), Matthew Doyle (Daniel Hand), Michael McKeon (Daniel Hand), Robbie Ludwig (Notre Dame), Alex Aurora (Hamden), Kevin Morris (Hamden), Drew Bellina (Cheshire) Baseball All-Hammonasset Pat Winkel (Amity Regional), Jack Nolan (Amity Regional), James […]
When it came time to find the beneficiary of its annual Spring Brawl football charity event, coach Anthony Sagnella and the North Haven football program didn’t have to look very far. It started right in the hallways of their school and among the fire engines that blare sirens after every touchdown scored at Vanacore Field. […]
Trailing 5-1 with one inning left to save the season against one of the top pitchers in the state, Amity coach Sara Hale gathered her team for potentially the final time. The Spartans’ sixth state championship never seemed so far away as Kara …
It’s only fitting that the lone team to post an undefeated record would finish atop the final edition of the GameTimeCT/Register Top 10 poll. Masuk finished off its season in style, rolling through the Class L tournament en route to its fourth state championship in school history and first under coach Leigh Barone. Masuk completed […]
Heading into the CIAC Class L boys lacrosse tournament, the burning question on everyone’s mind in the lacrosse community was could anyone beat Darien? The Blue Wave, the top ranked team in the Register Top 10 Lacrosse Poll all season, entered the Class L final on Saturday against Ridgefield with a 22-0 season record, a […]
As the Cheshire baseball team was raising its championship plaque, it marked not just a title for the Rams, but yet another season where the SCC staked its claim as the best baseball conference in the state.
The SCC and FCIAC have gone back an…
WOODBRIDGE — Orange’s Patrick Winkel is putting a professional baseball career on hold for now. The Amity High school senior, drafted by the New York Yankees last week, will attend UConn in the fall.
“I feel the opportunity at UConn is a reall…
Recaps: Class LL | Class L | Class M | Class S 1.) CHAMPIONSHIP DEDICATION: This year’s CIAC baseball tournaments were dedicated to one of the greatest coaches in state history, Leo Pinsky. A three-sport athlete at Hartford Public, he went on to play baseball and football at UConn. Pinksy took over as the coach […]
Recaps: Class LL | Class L | Class M | Class S The high school softball season came to a close Saturday afternoon with Amity defeating Trumbull 13-7 to win the Class LL title. That came on the heels of wins by Masuk in Class L, Stafford in Class S and St. Joseph in Class […]
Recaps: CLASS L | CLASS M | CLASS S Quite a day of lacrosse Saturday at McMahon’s Jack Casagrande Field: a comeback, a spectacular set of stops, and a near-comeback for the ages. A few thoughts after three finals: 1) TAKEAWAY DELETED: Confession time: The one thing written for this spot Friday night was “We […]
Recaps: Class L | Class M | Class S 1. SCORING IN BUNCHES: Scoring runs are part of the lacrosse game and three of them allowed No. 5 New Canaan to cruise to a 19-7 win over No. 6 Ridgefield in the Class L championship. A 3-0 run after the Tigers scored the game’s first […]
MIDDLETOWN — The Cheshire baseball team gathered around the championship plaque and pointed their finger skyward letting everyone know they are No. 1. The Rams are not only the newly minted CIAC Class LL state champions, they will also close the season as the No. 1 ranked team in the GametimeCT Top 10 poll. There […]
WEST HAVEN — Five days after staging one of the most memorable comebacks in the Class LL softball tournament, fifth-seeded Amity was back to business. There was a championship at stake, and the Spartans made sure not to let it slip out of thei…
MIDDLETOWN — Cheshire’s Ben DeLaubell has been dreaming about pitching at Palmer Field in a state championship game for a long time. It turns out, the reality was better than anything he ever imagined. DeLaubell pitched a complete-game, three-hit shutout and drove in the winning run in the top of the seventh as No. 4 […]
NORWALK—New Fairfield stormed back from a three-goal half-time deficit to win the 2018 CIAC Class M boys lacrosse champioinship, 13-11, over Hand on Saturday at Casagrande Field.
Matt Carlucci scored two goals and Liam Ford and John Morgan pot…
MILFORD — The Branford and Hand girls lacrosse teams have a long history of playing exciting, hard-fought close games and their matchup in the CIAC Class M championship game on Saturday continued that trend. Sophie Spencer scored the Hornets’ last three goals and ended up with five overall and Daly Hynes had 10 saves to […]
MADISON — Listening to Hand girls lacrosse captains Taylor Scully, Riley Kokoruda and Emma Valdez and Hand boys lacrosse captains Kevin Hughes and Nate Palumbo after their practices on Thursday, it’s easy see why these are their “glory days” a…
2018 Spring Championship Scoreboard LIVE UPDATES ♦♦♦ CLASS LL No. 3 Ridgefield (20-4) vs. No. 4 Cheshire (20-4) When: Saturday, 12 p.m. Where: Palmer Field, Middletown On the Web: NFHS Network (subscription required) Championship game appearances: Ridgefield making first state final appearance. Cheshire won Class LL in 1993, Class L in 1992, 1984; Lost LL final 1996, […]
2018 Spring Championship Scoreboard LIVE UPDATES ♦♦♦ CLASS LL No. 2 Trumbull (24-2) vs. No. 5 Amity (21-4) When: Saturday, 4 p.m. Where: Biondi Field, West Haven ON THE AIR/WEB: WAVZ 1300-AM Championship game appearances: Trumbull is making second appearance (1-0), won in 2017. Amity is making 15th appearance (5-9), last won in 2012. What […]
CIAC SPRING CHAMPIONSHIP SCOREBOARD LIVE UPDATES ♦♦♦ CLASS L No. 6 RIDGEFIELD (15-5) vs. No. 1 DARIEN (22-0) When: Saturday, 3 p.m. Where: Jack Casagrande Field, McMahon HS, Norwalk On the Web: NFHS Network (subscription required) Championship game appearances: Darien makes its 15th championship appearance with 13 titles (three L, seven M, three Division I). Ridgefield makes its […]
CIAC SPRING CHAMPIONSHIP SCOREBOARD LIVE UPDATES ♦♦♦ CLASS L No. 5 NEW CANAAN (16-5) vs. No. 6 RIDGEFIELD (15-5) When: Saturday, 10 a.m. Where: Jonathan Law High School Field, Milford On the Web: NFHS Network (subscription required) Championship game appearances: Ridgefield makes its first appearance. New Canaan makes its eighth championship appearance with four Class M […]
Welcome to the ninth episode of the High and Tight Connecticut high school baseball podcast. The greatest two days of the spring season are upon us. The state championship games. What an unbelievable week of baseball that we just had including some incredible semifinals – Hello Class LL! 2018 CIAC Baseball Schedule / Scoreboard In this week’s […]
WATERBURY — Benjamin Shadeck just wanted to keep fighting. Even though Cheshire’s comfortable three-run lead had evaporated with one thunderous swing from Will Lucas, the senior left-hander knew he had no choice but to dig in and keep fighting. The Rams’ season and championship hopes depended on it. That attitude proved vital for Cheshire in […]
HARTFORD — The Guilford baseball team had been down this road before, trailing in the late innings with the season on the line.
In the quarterfinals, the Guilford Indians fought back from a three-run deficit, forced extra innings, then went on…