The 2019 GameTimeCT All-State Girls Volleyball team. Compiled by Dave Stewart. Photos by Hearst Connecticut Media. Designed by Pete Paguaga and Sean Patrick Bowley. FIRST TEAM ♦♦♦ Player of the Year Paula Hernandez Woodstock Academy, Senior, Outside hitter Stats: The senior racked up 500 kills, 622 digs and 66 aces this fall while […]
The Trumbull volleyball team capped a tremendous run through the CIAC Class LL tournament with its first state championship and that performance propelled the Eagles to the top of the final Connecticut coaches state poll for 2019 Trumbull, which finished 21-4, was not ranked at the end of the regular season, but grabbed 12 first-place […]
In a battle between two teams looking for their first girls state volleyball title in school history, Avon prevailed over Guilford on Saturday morning in the Class L championship at East Haven High.
When: Saturday, 7 p.m.
Where: East Haven High School
Seeds/Records: No. 8 Trumbull (20-4) vs No. 3 Westhill (23-4)
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If you’re looking for conference champions, you’ll find plenty right here. The Class L bracket features four champs with No. 3 RHAM (CCC), No. 4 N…
Bristol Eastern took over the No. 1 ranking from CCC rival RHAM in the final Connecticut volleyball coaches state poll of the regular season. The Lancers defeated RHAM, 3-2, last Wednesday, knocking the Sachems from the top spot after just one week. Bristol Eastern took 23 of the 27 first-place votes. RHAM fell into a […]
SHERRY, PUFFER DUEL IN CLASS LL
It took almost the entire afternoon of races to produce drama at the front, but two of the most talented runners in the state dueled at the front of the pack during the Class…
There were wholesale changes this week, and there are certainly more on the way, in the Connecticut volleyball coaches poll this week. With Greenwich falling to Westhill 3-0 last week, the Cards dropped from the No. 1 spot for the first time this season, clearing the way for RHAM to take over as the state’s […]
The Greenwich volleyball team suffered its first loss of the season but retained its hold on the No. 1 spot in the Connecticut volleyball coaches poll for week five. Unbeaten RHAM made the biggest jump, as it leapt three spots from No. 5 to No. 2, picking up 11 of the 30 first-place votes. Bristol […]
The top three remained the same, but Guilford made a jump to the No. 4 spot in the latest Connecticut volleyball coaches poll. Guilford, the SCC’s last remaining unbeaten team, toppled conference contenders Cheshire, Shelton and Amity in succession and moved up two spots while gaining a pair of first-place votes. Greenwich kept its hold […]
The Greenwich Cardinals landed atop the season’s first Connecticut volleyball coaches poll, which featured five teams receiving first-place votes. Greenwich received 11 of the 25 No. 1 votes, amassing 406 points to lead the poll, with Bristol Eastern a close second with 390 points and four first-place votes. Ludlowe is third, followed by No. 4 […]
A very young Watertown football team last year started slowly but built to a good finish. That has carried over to a 3-0 start after Friday’s 35-0 win over Seymour.
“Two years ago, when we made a run to the…
The start of the high school volleyball season is an open book. Which is what made the CIAC’s Early Season Block Party tournament such a good read.
With 20 top teams, including state champions Amity (Class …
Chris Akinduro, Naugatuck, Jr. F: Two-year starter scored 11 goals with four assists as a sophomore.
Ben Carlson, Foran, Sr. D: Carlson has been chosen for the ODP regional team, making him one of the top d…
Ella Bradford, Hamden, senior: Finished sixth in the 1,600 at the Class LL meet during the outdoor season. Is the fastest returner in the SCC after taking second in the race last year; took 20th in Class LL.
This November, the CIAC will crown champions in boys soccer for the 20th time this century. In that time, 45 schools have claimed state titles in Classes S, M, L and LL, including years where co-championships were earned. Five schools, Farmington, East Catholic, Brookfield, Barlow and Avon have won titles in two different classes. Here […]
WATERBURY—It wasn’t where they thought it would be played, or when.
But the result was for the Brookfield softball team, and they’re still dreaming about the top prize as a result.
The semifinal-round of the Class LL, L, M and S boys tournaments are scheduled to be held on Thursday, with the finals taking place on Friday. Here’s a look at what’s transpired in each Class. Class LL Top-seeded Andrew Ilie of Trumbull advanced to the semifinals of the singles bracket with a 6-1, 6-0 win […]
Prior to Thursday’s State Open Swimming Championships, Greenwich coach Terry Lowe said his team had to produce a perfect meet in order to win another title.
Well, the Cardinals captured yet another State Op…
The high school boys swimming season concludes Thursday with the CIAC State Open Championships. Here’s a look at the much-anticipated final competition of the season.
WHERE: Robert Kiphuth Memorial Exhibiti…
NEW HAVEN — It wasn’t like their regular-season meetings, but playoff hockey shouldn’t bear resemblance to regular-season hockey. It should be like Tuesday night’s CIAC Division II boys semifinal, a combination of the scrappy and the beautiful. Justin Hazard tied it for Glastonbury with a beauty with 48.5 seconds left, then won it straight off […]
The CCC North and South Boys Hockey Tournaments will begin with semifinals Thursday, Feb. 28 at the home rinks of the higher seeds, unless noted, and conclude with championships on Saturday, March 2 at Trinity College. In the CCC South, No. 4 Hall/Southington will face No. 1-seed WMRP in the semifinals at Newington Arena at […]
GUILFORD — Getting a response from coaches to the question which teams were best positioned to win a Class M championship brought about a litany of choices.
Defending champion Foran High and last year’s run…
Where: Trumbull High School
When: Saturday, 9 a.m. (finals scheduled for 5 p.m.)
Defending champion: Danbury
The 2018 All-Central Connecticut Conference Football Teams. Division I East East Hartford –Jaquan Allen, Jonathan Cruz, Rafael Custodio, Jaydon Gardner, Quinton Haughton, John McNeil, David Ortiz, Raquan Tompkins, Samuel Valentine Enfield –Freddy Centrella, Brendan DeBarber, Andrew Diaz, Cameron LeBlanc, Wyatt Raymond, Joel Stewart Glastonbury –Dylan Clemens, Drew Daniels, Kirill Fioletov, Brandon Myers, Ryan Smith, Matthew […]
CHESHIRE — Sacred Heart Academy withstood penalty corner after penalty corner during the overtime periods in Tuesday’s Class M state semifinal.
Avon kept putting the pressure on, but the Sharks’ defense was up to the challenge. Then, late in t…
BRIDGEPORT — For 100 minutes Saturday night Bassick and Avon pushed one another to the absolute limit in their Class L boys soccer quarterfinal.
Neither team could break the 1-1 deadlock, leaving the lottery known as penalty kicks to decide it…
HEBRON – For the first time in program history the RHAM football team is 3-0. RHAM scored early and often en route to a 35-0 win over Avon on Saturday. “I had no idea it’s the first time in school history,” RHAM senior Cal Redman. “It’s super exciting though because my first two years here […]
COACH — JEFF REDMAN (1st year) CONFERENCE — CCC Division III East PLAYOFF CLASS — L (519 boys enrollment) HOME — Avon High School Field 2017 RECORD — 3-7 2018 OPENER — Sept. 8 at East Catholic, 1:30 p.m. TEAM WEBSITE — Maxpreps Top Players HENRY SCHRECENGOST, Sr., OL/DL, (6-6, 290) JADON FOLKWEIN, Sr., RB/DB, […]