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 […]
CANTON — Junior guard Josh Burke calmly stepped to the free throw line, his Canton boys basketball team 18.3 seconds away from its first NCCC boys basketball tournament championship. Seconds earlier he had made one of two free throws to build the Warrior lead to three points. Burke’s teammate, Jack Rose, pulled down the biggest […]
CANTON — Losing a starter entering the postseason is difficult enough. Losing an All-State senior point guard who has been a starter and leader on the floor since her freshman year would probably derail many teams. Not Canton. Top-seeded Canton, playing without Abby Charron for the third straight game, overcame a few choppy lapses to […]
The 2020 North-Central Connecticut Conference Boys Basketball tournament will tip off Wednesday, Feb. 26 with play-in games and continue with quarterfinals on Friday, Feb. 28 at the sites of the higher seeds. Update: The championship will be held Friday, March 6 at No. 3-seeded Canton, 6:30 p.m. BOYS BASKETBALL LEAGUE TOURNAMENT HUB Regular-season champion SMSA […]
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…
The 2020 North-Central Connecticut Conference girls basketball tournament will tip off Wednesday, Feb. 19 with play-in games and will culminate with the league championship on Thursday, Feb. 27. The quarterfinals will be held Friday, Feb. 21 and semifinals will be Tuesday, Feb. 25. All games will be at the sites of the higher seeds. Regular-season […]
The Give and Go girls basketball podcast is back with hosts Scott Ericson and Will Aldam. Joining the duo on the show this week is Canton coach Brian Medeiros. Medeiros took over the Canton program in 2014 and turned the Warriors into instant state champion contenders. Under Medeiros the Warriors have gone to four state […]
NEW HAVEN — The girls 55 dash shaped up as an interesting event and it proved to be one of the most exciting events at the CIAC Class S track and field championships at Floyd Little Athletic Center on Friday.
NEW LOOK NEW LONDON
During its recent run of success, the New London girls basketball teams have all had a mix of size inside, crafty guards up top and depth off the bench.
That formula has …
Teams react differently to being voted No. 1 in polls.
For the Notre Dame-Fairfield girls team, they embraced the challenge of its first week being top-ranked in the GameTimeCT.com girls basketball poll.
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 2019 All-Pequot Conference Football Teams. Offensive Player of the Year: JAQUAN DUFOUR, Rockville Defensive Player of the Year: SAM ATTIANESE, Granby/Canton Coach of the Year: ERICK KNICKERBOCKER, Rockville Teddy Necoh Award for Perseverance: DAN BELSEN, Windsor Locks OFFENSE QB: Brandon Fratta, North Branford QB: Aaron Faiella, Coginchaug/East Hampton/Hale Ray QB: Jackson Rome, Granby/Canton QB: […]
Photo gallery courtesy of The Day of New London WATERFORD – How often do you see a high school football team put together two 17-play drives in the same game – or better yet, in the same postseason game? Waterford managed to do it twice on Wednesday night in its Class M state quarterfinal. The […]
The 2019 CIAC Class M 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 S All games Wednesday, Dec. 4, 6:30 p.m. ♦♦♦ No. 8 SMSA/University/Classical at No. 1 Rockville WHERE –Weaver High School, Hartford […]
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…
Sam Attianese had a game to remember to help lead Granby/Canton to a 27-7 victory over Haddam-Killingworth in Pequot action Friday night.
Attianese was phenomenal on both sides of the ball. The senior rushe…
CANTON — Ever the history buff, Rockville coach Erick Knickerbocker brought in two players from the school’s 1969 team that finished 9-1 to stir up the echoes before the 2019 Rams’ unbeaten showdown with rival Granby/Canton Friday afternoon. The alumni relayed a quote from NFL legendary coach Vince Lombardi to the kids the night before. […]
Vitals COACH — ERIK SHORTELL (4th year overall, 1st as co-op) CONFERENCE — Pequot League PLAYOFF CLASS — M (co-op) HOME — Granby Memorial High School Field (will play one game at Canton) 2018 RECORD — Granby 7-3, Canton 1-9 2019 OPENER — Sept. 13 at Stafford/East Windsor/Somers, 6:30 p.m.. TEAM WEBSITES — Maxpreps; FACEBOOK: Granby Football; […]
NEW BRITAIN — He bounced from the long jump pit over to the high jump and back to the triple jump pit. Never did Justin Forde look flustered. Never did Justin Forde show much emotion. Amid the frenzy of his three field events at the CIAC State Open on Monday, the Brien McMahon senior was […]
Welcome to the Long-Stick Podcast: State Playoff Edition. Based on Wilton’s 4-3 upset over No. 1 Darien in the FCIAC semifinals alone, it was a pretty insane league championship week in boys lacrosse. It settled down, somewhat, with New Fairfield’s dominant SWC title victory and Fairfield Prep’s SCC championship, which were sandwiched around New Canaan’s […]
FINE PERFORMANCES Annie Acquavita, Cheshire: Acquavita passed the 100-goal mark for her career when she netted five in Cheshire’s 22-9 win over Branford on Tuesday. She also had two assists to give her seven points in the game. Cameryn Antler, Mercy: The senior netted seven goals as Mercy defeated Lauralton Hall, 16-10. Mia Carbone had […]
FINE PERFORMANCES Mia Carbone, Mercy: Carbone racked up seven goals to lead the Tigers past Haddam-Killingworth 19-5 on Monday. Jane Charlton, New Canaan: Charlton racked up six goals and one assist as No. 2 New Canaan came from behind to defeat No. 3 Wilton, 11-6, on Tuesday. Carlee Crispens, Sheehan: The senior co-captain scored five […]
Class S girls basketball championship game. Canton vs. Trinity Catholic
No. 2 New London (22-2)
vs. No. 1 Norwalk (24-0)
GETTING AWAY FROM THE SHORE
Cromwell has dominated the Shoreline with 49-straight conference wins in the regular season.
Knowing the team would be competing for a Class M state title, coach …
DARIEN — No matter what the game plan may be for a girls ice hockey team on a given night, there’s one simple fact: As long as you keep the pressure in the other team’s zone, you’re not going to lose many games. Or, as New Canaan head coach Rich Bulan puts it: “You aren’t […]
CANTON — Canton coach Brian Medeiros sensed something a little different about his team Thursday night. “Today we came out motivated and played with purpose,” said Medeiros after the Warriors defeated SMSA 62-42 to win their first NCCC tournament title and first conference tournament title since […]
Now we are getting down to the nitty-gritty with tournament championship games. Let’s do this thing. CCC at Glastonbury No. 5 E.O. Smith vs No. 3 Newington: Both teams finished regular season 17-3, Newington with more senior leadership: NEWINGTON FCIAC at Trumbull No. 3 Trinity Catholic vs No. 1 Norwalk: Great run by Crusaders reaching […]
The North-Central Boys Basketball Tournament will begin with play-in games Thursday, Feb. 21 at the sites of the higher seeds and continue Friday with quarterfinal games, also at the sites of the higher seeds. The semifinals will be held Tuesday, Feb. 26 and championship Friday, March 1, both at the sites of the higher seeds. […]