GLASTONBURY – When the moment called for it, Courtney Doherty wanted the ball in her hands. The senior drilled a corner 3-pointer with under two minutes to give No. 14-seeded E.O. Smith the lead for good in its 50-42 win over No. 6-seeded Glastonbury in the CCC quarterfinals Saturday afternoon. “Absolutely I wanted the […]
The 2020 CCC Girls Basketball Tournament will begin Thursday, Feb. 20 with the first round at the sites of the eight higher seeds and conclude with the final three rounds at Glastonbury High School. The quarterfinals will be held all day Saturday, beginning at 11 a.m. at Glastonbury. The semifinals will be Tuesday, Feb. 25 […]
Notre Dame-Fairfield marches on, remaining the unanimous No. 1 as the 2020 girls basketball postseason draws just days closer. The GameTimeCT Top 10 stayed mostly the same with the only losses being NFA’s one-point loss to Bacon Academy and Southington’s two defeats. GIRLS BASKETBALL NOTES: WOODLAND’S MEDER SCORES; ABBOTT TECH TURNAROUND; HALE RAY FORFEIT The […]
NEW HAVEN — From its individual performances to its efforts in the relay races, Saturday’s Class M Championships was, indeed, one to remember for Weston.
The first running event of the meet at Hillhouse Hig…
Berlin’s Lyzi Litwinko had a week to remember.
A few days after hitting a 35-foot shot at the buzzer, beating E.O. Smith 47-46, the senior guard knocked down two free throws with no time left, giving her te…
The CCC and FCIAC are taking turns filling out the bottom of the GameTimeCT Top 10 Girls basketball poll each week. This week, Norwalk and Stamford got bounced and Southington and Berlin are in. The CCC leads, this week, with three ranked teams while the FCIAC, SWC and ECC each placed two. Hand is also […]
There wasn’t much movement in the poll as the top teams took care of business last week. Stamford and Newtown did flip spots, but otherwise the top 5 was the same. Notre Dame-Fairfield looked like the No. 1 team in dismantling both of its opponents last week, including Bethel. The CCC, meanwhile, made some inroads […]
The holiday tournaments and cross-conference games in December provided Top 10 teams with stiff tests to open the season. Nobody came through the fray better than new No. 1 Notre Dame-Fairfield, which beat two ranked teams in Hand and New London. Previous No. 1 Norwalk, took it on the chin from Newtown on opening night […]
The 2019 CIAC Football Playoffs begin Wednesday, Dec. 4 (after a postponement due to weather) with quarterfinal rounds at the sites of the higher seeds. They will continue with semifinals Monday, Dec. 9 at sites of the higher seeds, and conclude Saturday, Dec. 14 at either Trumbull’s McDougall Stadium, or Veterans Stadium at Willowbrook […]
MERIDEN –- Third-seeded Maloney’s quarterback-wide receiver tandem of Angel Arce and Kamron Moreno proved too much for No. 6 seed Berlin in a CIAC Class L quarterfinal at Falcon Field Wednesday night. Arce threw four touchdown passes to Moreno as the Spartans (10-1) coasted to a 35-7 victory over the Redcoats. Maloney, ranked 10th in […]
The 2019 CIAC Class L football quarterfinal preview capsules. Compiled by Pete Paguaga. Written by Pete Paguaga and Sean Patrick Bowley. 2019 CIAC PLAYOFF SCOREBOARD / SCHEDULE More quarterfinal previews: CLASS LL | CLASS M | CLASS S All games Wednesday, Dec. 4, 6:30 p.m. ♦♦♦ No. 8 Wilton at No. 1 St Joseph WHERE – McDougall Field, Trumbull […]
What was unofficial by the numbers has become official by committee on Friday, and the CIAC football playoff pairings are set.
The committee made no changes to the pairings that became apparent by the end o…
QB Justin Skates has 4 passing touchdowns in Berlin’s playoff clinching win over New Britain #cthsfb pic.twitter.com/tviUKiOPS7 — Will Aldam (@AldamWill) November 23, 2019 NEW BRITAIN — Berlin’s focus was simple entering its game with rival New Britain Friday night. The Redcoats needed to defeat New Britain, a team they had lost their last two […]
North Branford played an thrill-a-minute game Friday. It could have a thrill-a-minute weekend coming up.
The Thunderbirds went back and forth with Morgan, scoring 40 in the second quarter, winning 72-32. Th…
Berlin has been disqualified from the CIAC girls soccer state tournament for the use of an ineligible player, the CIAC said in a release Wednesday afternoon. Berlin was the No. 7 seed and had defeated No. 26 Barlow in penalty kicks. Now Barlow will travel to Madison to play No. 23 Hand in the second […]
Welcome back to Uni-Browse. Stafford/East Windsor/Somers won last week with 41% of the 561 votes cast. This week, we are back on the road with teams sporting white as the visiting team. Vote at the bottom for your favorite uniform, this week. BERLIN Not sure if there is a spot for Uni-Browse on the […]
First it doubled the number of coaches on its sidelines, and then O’Brien Tech doubled its number of football victories Saturday.
New coach Tim Nixon started the year alone for the Condors. Assistant coach …
BURLINGTON — Berlin beat Lewis Mills 23-6 at Lewis Mills High School Saturday afternoon in a game whose major highlight was much-needed experience on both sides, despite some glitzy records coming in.
The head football coaching job had opened up at Guilford after the 2018 season, and North Branford’s offensive coordinator was curious about the situation. Fortunately for that offensive coordinator, Anthony Salvati, he ha…
The first weekend of the 2019 high school football season did not disappoint.
Stamford honored two classmates who died earlier this month in a car accident with a pregame ceremony, then went on to stun perennial power Sta…
BERLIN — Berlin linebacker and running back Zach Hrubiec’s high school career has ended. The senior captain and All-State player went down early in the second quarter, on his third carry of the game, in Berlin’s game against Tolland on Thursday night with what appeared to be a leg injury. On Friday afternoon, Hrubiec tweeted […]
BERLIN — Berlin played nearly three quarters Thursday night without one of its best players, nearly two quarters without another. The Redcoats gutted out a 14-8 win over Tolland at Sage Park to open the 2019 football season, getting big plays at key moments, blocking a couple of kicks and getting a game-ending sack. “Going […]
[Vitals] COACH — JOE ARESIMOWICZ (4th year, 28-8) CONFERENCE — CCC Division III East PLAYOFF CLASS — L (490 boys enrollment, CIAC success modifier promotion) HOME — Scalise Field at Sage Park, Berlin 2018 RECORD — 11-2, lost to St. Joseph in Class M final 2019 OPENER — Sept. 12 vs. Tolland, 6:30 p.m. TEAM WEBSITES — MaxPreps […]
A.J. BARBER Sr., Greenwich: The Class LL champs were hit hard by graduation, but Barber’s back after catching 10 touchdown passes last year and throwing one in the state final. PHOENIX BILLINGS Sr., Hand: Standout athlete, committed to UConn to play baseball, threw for 1,740 yards and 23 touchdowns last year and ran for […]
Twenty-eight football teams will head to Berlin high school later this month to compete in the annual lineman challenge. On Saturday, July 27 teams from across the state will compete against each other in rigorous challenges, such as tug-of-war and tire flipping, to see which group of linemen is strongest and the best. The challenge […]
There is no debate: Staples is No. 1. The Wreckers left no doubt with a 3-0 win over Southington in the Class LL championship game Saturday afternoon at Palmer Field. In this postseason, the Wreckers defeated four of the top seven teams in the final GameTimeCT Poll. They beat No. 6 St. Joseph and No. […]
MIDDLETOWN—Jared Burrows wanted nothing more than to pitch in the state championship. The Waterford junior got his wish and boy, did he make the most of it. Burrows pitched a complete-game shutout, striking out 10, including the final batter of the game as No. 15 Waterford defeated No. 1 Berlin 1-0 in the CIAC […]
STAPLES VS SOUTHINGTON
When: Saturday, noon
Where: Palmer Field, Middletown
MIDDLETOWN — Murphy’s Law was very much in effect for Berlin on Tuesday night at Palmer Field.
While junior Cam Murphy was holding Notre Dame-West Haven in check on the mound, his older brother provided the…