The 2019 Capitol Region Athletic League Boys Basketball Tournament will tip off Friday, Feb. 22 with semifinals at the sites of the higher seeds. The championship will be Tuesday, Feb. 26, also at the site of the higher remaining seed. Innovation, which won the title 56-53 over Parish Hill last year, is the defending champion […]
DANBURY— They bent early, but sure didn’t break.
The Danbury defense went from on its heels to total dominance over the course of several early drives Friday night, spearheading a dominant 41-0 win over Capital Prep/Achievement.
STAMFORD—Do not look now, but the Westhill football team is 4-1 heading into its bye week.The Vikings scored three touchdowns in the third quarter, busting open a close game while physically wearing down Capital Prep with their up-tempo offe…
HARTFORD >> The Seymour football team is going back to the CIAC’s Class S semifinals for the second straight season after rolling over top-seeded Capital Prep/Achievement First in Tuesday night’s quarterfinal contest at Trinity College, 35-12. The No. 8 Wildcats scored on five of their first six drives. Seymour dictated the tempo of the contest […]
More Previews: CLASS LL | CLASS L | CLASS M CLASS S Capsules compiled by Mike Pucci (Seymour v. Capital Prep, Ansonia v. Stafford, Rocky Hill v. Bullard-Havens) and Derek Turner (Bloomfield v. Cromwell/Portand). Sean Patrick Bowley contributed. No. 8 Seymour at No. 1 Capital Prep/AF Where/When: Jessee/Miller Field (Trinity College), Hartford, Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. Team records: Seymour 8-2 (NVL […]
Guess who’s 4-0 for the first time since Tory and Ox were running around Penders Field #cthsfb pic.twitter.com/mrh7IYXTrk — Sean Patrick Bowley (@SPBowley) October 3, 2015 Stratford 31, Pomperaug 5 STRATFORD >> Mar’quess Daniels scored two touchdowns, including an 83-yard strike from Connor Anstis, as Stratford defeated Pomperaug 31-5 at Penders Field Stratford improved to […]
MIDDLETOWN >> No surprise here. Capital Prep/Achievement First, fresh off its 2014 Class-S Small state championship, dispatched Vinal Tech/East Hampton/Goodwin Tech 44-0 in a Constitution State Conference game in front of 250 spectators at Palmer Field Saturday afternoon. “No, not unexpected,” VT/EH/GT coach Joe Cefaratti said. “But I am a little disappointed with our upperclassmen […]
MIDDLETOWN >> The unquestioned headliner this weekend is tonight’s Middletown at Wethersfield game. It’s an early-season matchup of two teams expected to be among the Central Connecticut Conference’s top Class L teams. The game also carries statewide playoff implications. Xavier opens its home slate tonight, hosting Amity at Palmer Field as the Falcons try to […]
Above: Highlight reel for senior WR Jahkai Gill, who led Capital Prep with 50 catches for 1,083 yards (the most for a Connecticut receiver) and 13 TDs last year. Vitals Coach: Jason Manson (first year) Conference: Constitution State Playoff Class: S Home: Annie Fisher Magnet School 2014 Record: 12-1 (CSC Champions, Class S-Small Champions) 2015 Kickoff: Sept. 12 at Vinal Tech/East Hampton/Goodwin Tech […]
Preview page for the 2015 CSC Football season. Note: Links to team previews will be updated as previews are published throughout the month. Team-by-Team Previews Abbott Tech/Immaculate Bassick Bullard-Havens Capital/Achievement Cheney Tech Harding O’Brien Tech Platt Tech Prince Tech Quinebaug Valley (Putnam/Tourellotte/Ellis Tech) Thames River (Norwich Tech/St. Bernard/Grasso Tech) Vinal/East Hampton/Goodwin Wilcox Tech Wolcott Tech (sub-varsity in 2015) Team-by-Team […]
Welcome back to another episode of ‘State Championship Bling,’ a sporadic feature where we give Connecticut’s state championship teams a chance to show off their title spoils from the previous year. Today we take a look at Capital Prep/Achievement First’s state championship rings for winning the Class S-Small championship over North Branford. The title was […]
Chris Fulton, who coached Capital Prep’s football team to a Class S-Small championship last year, has resigned as coach, according to a report by WFSB-3’s John Holt Tuesday. Fulton had coached Capital Prep and its varying co-op arrangements since 2007. He was 62-24 as a head coach. In his final four years Capital Prep’s co-ops […]
NEW BRITAIN >> Capital Prep/Achievement kept bringing the defensive pressure and North Branford continued to have trouble stopping it in Saturday’s Class S-Small Division championship football game. The Trailblazers forced seven turnovers. They came up with six sacks. They scored off a blocked punt. Yet North Branford still had one last chance to tie the […]
Where/when: — Central Connecticut State, New Britain, 10:30 a.m. Seeds/records — No. 4 North Branford (10-1); No. 2 Capital Prep/Achieve First (10-1) On the Air — NFHS Network | CPTV Sports Live Stats — GameTracker Players to watch — North Branford: Paul Pastet, Jr., QB; Austin Calamita, Sr., RB; Nick Sagnella, Sr., DL; Mike Kaiser, Sr., DL; Shelby Franklin, […]
——————– SOUTHINGTON >> Ansonia had one historic streak snapped this season. The Chargers hope to continue another. Ansonia will attempt to become the first team to win four straight state championships since New Canaan (2006-09). The second-seeded Chargers (11-1) face No. 1 Valley Regional/Old Lyme (12-0) in the Class S-Large title game on Saturday at […]
TORRINGTON – The game was on the verge of getting away from the Capital Prep/Achievement First co-op football team early in the third quarter of Saturday’s Class S Small semifinal against Canton. The Trailblazers trailed by 13 points and after two mistakes on their first series of the third quarter, Canton had the ball, first […]
CIAC FOOTBALL PLAYOFF SCHEDULE No. 4 North Branford vs. No. 1 Northwest Catholic WHEN/WHERE — Simsbury HS, Saturday, 2 p.m. RECORDS — North Branford 10-1, Northwest Catholic 10-1 PLAYERS TO WATCH — North Branford: Austin Calamita, Sr., WR/S; Nick Sagnella, Sr., RB/LB; Paul Pastet, Jr., QB; Mike Kaiser, Sr., OL/DL; NW Catholic: Delano Robinson, Sr., RB/FS; […]
We say this every season, but it’s incredible how big media coverage of high school football in Connecticut has become. What used to be the exclusive domain of your local daily newspaper way back in the 1990s has now become a vast ocean of information on the internet and social media, in the papers, on […]
CSC Master Schedule Abbott Tech/Immaculate (no link provided yet) Bullard Havens Tech Capital/Achievement Cheney Tech O’Brien Tech Platt Tech Prince Tech Quinebaug Valley Vinal/East Hampton/Goodwin Wilcox Tech Wolcott Tech Note: Whitney Tech schedule is listed only for JV.
Let’s get this out of the way: Ansonia is expected to trounce the Class S playoff field en route to its third-straight state championship, 19th overall, and fill its chest of trophies to 19. Ansonia, now ranked No. 1 what with New Canaan losing, goes into its state quarterfinal as a heavy favorite against Coginchaug. […]
Latest updates in maroon. OLD SAYBROOK/WESTBROOK has forfeited its win over Stafford/East Windsor, which only affected Coginchaug’s playoff point potential. Coginchaug will still qualify with a win, but its chances at capturing the No. 7 seed have been lessened. ORIGINAL POST So who’s getting in? Who needs to win what and who to do what […]
BRIDGEPORT >> For three quarters, Capital Prep’s Co-Op looked like anything but the CSC juggernaut it has been for the past two seasons. Bullard-Havens stuffed the Trailblazers on fourth downs, it picked off passes, forced and recovered fumbles and had observers wondering if the talented duo of Mike Jones and Bennie Fulse were even playing. Both […]
A look at some of the top performances from last week and what to look for this week in high school football: PLAYERS OF THE WEEK Offense Derby Jr. QB Michael Kreiger: Completed 11 of 19 passes for 153 yards and two touchdowns and rushed 11 times for 160 yards and two scores in a […]