Daron Bryden, one of Connecticut’s top quarterbacks for the last three seasons, has backed his bags and left the state, his father, Craig, announced on social media Tuesday morning. The senior, who would have been a four-year starter at Bloomfield this fall, started his senior year of high school in Washington, Okla. this week. “Daron […]
Sean Dixon-Bodie of Bloomfield has been named Gatorade’s State Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year. The award recognizes not only outstanding athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the field. The 6-foot-6, 200-pound senior broke the state record in the indoor triple jump at […]
The 2020 GameTimeCT All-State Girls Basketball team. Compiled by Scott Ericson. Photos by Hearst Connecticut Media and were submitted. Designed by Pete Paguaga and Sean Patrick Bowley. Girls Basketball All-State Lineups FIRST TEAM ♦♦♦ Player of the Year Sara Wohlgemuth Hand, Senior, Guard Stats: Third all-time leading scorer at Hand with 1,517 points. Senior […]
There are many memorable events that happen at the CIAC boys and girls basketball championships at Mohegan Sun each year. One that is often spoken about is the Unified Sports games at halftime of each championship. The games both inspire and energize the crowds at Mohegan. Above is a special message from Unified Sports […]
The 2020 GameTimeCT All-State Boys Indoor Track and Field team. Compiled by Dan Nowak. Photos by Hearst Connecticut Media. Designed by Pete Paguaga and Sean Patrick Bowley. FIRST TEAM ♦♦♦ Runner of the Year Gavin Sherry Conard, Sophomore Stats: At New England meet won the the 2-mile run (8:53.25), at State Open won the […]
The 2020 GameTimeCT All-State Girls Indoor Track and Field team. Compiled by Dan Nowak. Photos by Hearst Connecticut Media. Designed by Pete Paguaga and Sean Patrick Bowley. FIRST TEAM ♦♦♦ Runner of the Year Tess Stapleton Fairfield Ludlowe, Junior Stats: At New England meet won 55 hurdles (7.88) and won long jump (19-6.5), at […]
GLASTONBURY – East Catholic’s girls basketball team is heading to the CCC tournament finals for the first time. Led by a collective scoring effort, the No. 4 Eagles raced past No. 8 Bloomfield 73-57 on Tuesday night. “We saw this, to be honest,” East Catholic coach Jeremiah Brown said. “We have been saying that […]
NEW HAVEN — Ryan Farrell of Cheshire, the sixth seed in the boys 600-meter run at the CIAC Indoor Track and Field championships, was determined and focused to pull off a win in the event.
“In almost all my …
NEW HAVEN — In a race that saw the lead change four times, the 1000-meter run produced a competitive finish that was exciting for Weston’s Julia Rosenberg and disappointing for Old Saybrook’s Grace Hanratty at the CIAC Sta…
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 […]
NEW HAVEN—Titles are nice. But reaching higher standards is what is important to the Bloomfield boys indoor track team.
The Warhawks captured their second consecutive Class S boys indoor track championship …
The 88th New Haven Register All-State Football Teams presented by GameTimeCT.com. Compiled by Pete Paguaga, Sean Patrick Bowley and Michael Fornabaio. Written by Michael Fornabaio. Designed by Sean Patrick Bowley. Portraits by Peter Hvizdak, Arnold Gold, Sean Patrick Bowley and Pete Paguaga. Video montages by Pete Paguaga. For second team, third team and honorable mention […]
TRUMBULL — With 4:21 left in the third quarter, No. 3 Bloomfield scored, taking a two-point lead on No. 4 Sheehanin the CIAC Class S title game. Eleven seconds later, an 80-yard bomb from Kyle Simmons to Jordan Davis put Sheehan back in front. Davis and the Titans never looked back, scoring the next 36 […]
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 […]
The final day of the football season has arrived. Eight teams will enter with a chance to win a state title, but only four will end their seasons as champions. The 2019 CIAC Football Championships will be held at McDougall Stadium in Trumbull and Veterans Field in New Britain. The four championships will be played […]
VITALS WHERE/WHEN – McDougall Stadium, Trumbull High School, 11 a.m. TICKETS – $10 Everyone ON THE AIR/WEB – NFHS Network (Subscription required) SEEDS/RECORDS – No. 3 Bloomfield 12-0, No. 4 Sheehan 10-2 COACHES – Bloomfield: Ty Outlaw, 10th year (88-25); Sheehan: John Ferrazzi, 15th year (79-77-2) PROGRAM ROSTERS | LIVE STATS (TBA) CHAMPIONSHIP HISTORY Bloomfield (9-5) […]
SOUTHINGTON — Disappointed not to get a chance to see both the CIAC Class L football championship, pitting No. 1 Hand against No. 2 St. Joseph, and the Class LL title game, with No. 3 Newtown and No. 6 Darien?
BLOOMFIELD — Bloomfield scored on its first play from scrimmage, added a touchdown on their last play of the first half, and in between those scores held Plainville to 22 yards of total offense on its way to the Class S championship game after a 35-7 victory in the fog and rain at Phil Rubin […]
The 2019 CIAC Class S football semifinal preview capsules. Compiled by Pete Paguaga and Michael Fornabaio. Written by Michael Fornabaio. Update: Monday, Dec. 9: The Sheehan-Ansonia semifinal has been moved to Derby. 2019 CIAC PLAYOFF SCOREBOARD / SCHEDULE More semifinals previews: CLASS LL | CLASS L | CLASS M All games Monday, Dec. 9, 6:30 p.m. ♦♦♦ No. […]
BLOOMFIELD — He was everywhere on the field at Phil Rubin Stadium on Wednesday night in Blomfield’s 56-0 win over Stafford/East Windsor/Somers in the CIAC Class S football quarterfinals. Anthony Simpson scored four touchdowns, and his two interceptions, Nos. 9 and 10 on the year, turned the game squarely toward the defending-champion Warhawks. What has […]
The rumbles came early on Thanksgiving, maybe mistaken at first for the wind blowing down trees in the distance on that otherwise-gorgeous fall morning, but unmistakable soon enough. Those scores they were announcing over the PA systems? They were seismic. THANKSGIVING STORY LINKS | PLAYOFF SCOREBOARD | STAFF PICKS New Canaan’s 20-0 win over Darien in […]
The 2019 CIAC Class S 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 L | CLASS M All games Wednesday, Dec. 4, 6:30 p.m. ♦♦♦ No. 8 Plainfield at No. 1 Ansonia WHERE – Leo F. Ryan Field […]
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…
A quiet week meant a quiet poll. You’ve got to dip to 14th place to find a change in the GameTimeCT Top 10 football poll this week, a little Shelton surge after beating Fairfield Prep 49-19. There’s another at 19th, where Sheehan’s win over Hamden moved the Titans up two whole spots. No, those aren’t […]
That game everyone was pointing to in the preseason? It lived up to the hype, and it affected a few votes in the GameTimeCT football poll. Hand’s 21-14 win over Shelton on Friday at the Surf Club kept the Tigers in the No. 1 spot they’ve held all year. Three voters, though, swung their first-place […]
After another stable week in the GameTimeCT football poll, we’ve got another week where some big matchups could produce some changes in the Top 10. No. 1 Hand meets preseason No. 6 Shelton at the Surf Club on Friday night. No. 9 Ridgefield gets another crack at a top FCIAC team, visiting No. 4 Greenwich […]
From the start, coach John Acquavita’s goal for Wilbur Cross was to get better every week. He knew there would be tough times, with an inexperienced line and other challenges.
The Governors weren’t positive…
This week’s GameTimeCT Top 10 football teams are the same 10 football teams that were in last week’s top 10. There’s one little difference. Southington’s 35-7 win over previously unbeaten Simsbury has moved the Blue Knights up a spot, a season-high seventh, in this week’s poll. That comes at the expense of undefeated Ansonia, which […]