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. […]
NEW HAVEN — While Old Saybrook had its share of success in the CIAC Class S boys and girls track and field championships at Floyd Little Athletic Center on Friday, in the end Bloomfield’s depth proved to be too much to ove…
The 2018 All-Pequot League Football Teams. Players of the Year SASSACUS: TOBEY CALLENDER, Haddam-Killingworth UNCAS: JULIEN RIVAS, Stafford/Somers/East Windsor Coach of the Year BRIAN MAZZONE, Stafford/Somers/East Windsor Ted Netcoh Award LUCIANO DUFFY, Old Saybrook/Westbrook Sassacus Offense QB–Bryce Karstetter, Cromwell/Portland QB–JP Nye, Morgan RB–Tobey Callender, Haddam-Killingworth RB–Nick Braga, Valley Regional/Old Lyme WR — Jason O’Brien, Valley Regional/Old […]
Schedule, scoreboard, broadcast, live blog and story links for the 2018 CIAC Fall State Championships. Boys soccer, girls soccer, volleyball and the swimming state open will be broadcast online by the NFHS Network (a subscription is required). Purchase tickets to the state finals at CIACSports.com. Due to Thursday’s snowstorm, the entire outdoor schedule has been […]
WINSTED — Gilbert/Northwestern’s football team came home from a three-week start on the road for a resounding 45-14 win over Canton Saturday afternoon at Van Why Field.
“We ran the ball well today,” said Coach Scott Salius.
The Yellowjackets e…
The Weston boys soccer team has been building toward this for four seasons.
Now, players who started for the team as freshmen are part of an all-senior starting 11 for the Trojans.
Four of those seniors: Max Blank, David Tamburr…
Vitals COACH — DANTE BOFFI (2nd year, 1-9) CONFERENCE — Pequot Uncas PLAYOFF CLASS — S (236 boys enrollment) HOME — Canton High School Turf Field 2017 RECORD — 1-9 2018 OPENER — Sept. 8 at Coginchaug/Hale Ray/East Hampton, 6 p.m. TEAM WEBSITE — MaxPreps Top players CARTER GAVIN, Jr., RB/LB (6-1, 205) CHARLIE PARCHEN, […]
Goin' to the ship! Cromwell rolls over Canton 65-44, and earns a trip to the finals at Mohegan Sun! #RunToTheSun #Mohegan #ctbb pic.twitter.com/PnKoEoDlan — Mark Wright (@MarkWayneWright) March 15, 2018 MERIDEN — Noah Budzik scored 19 points, leading four players in double figures as Cromwell led wire-to-wire in defeating Canton 65-44 in the Division V […]
Miracle in Canton! from SCG Station on Vimeo. UPDATE: Check the nice version of this play, above, via SCG Station on Vimeo. ♦♦♦ Canton has claimed the the last two Class S girls basketball championships and, as a No. 2 seed with an 18-3 overall record, was as good a choice as any to three-peat […]
UNCASVILLE >> The girls Class S state final has been streaky in recent years. Thomaston made it four straight seasons, the last three have been vs. Canton. But the most recent streak is now Warriors victories: two. Third-seeded Canton upended fifth-seeded Thomaston 60-51 at Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday to win its second straight Class […]
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — The principal of Canton High School says some of his students crossed the line into hate speech when they taunted basketball players from a predominantly black and Latino school with chants of “Trump, Trump, Trump!” Officials say about seven or eight students from Canton chanted the president’s name as players from the […]
Fifteen high school athletic programs have been selected as CIAC Michaels Achievement Cup exemplary programs recognizing their outstanding achievement as overall athletics programs for the 2015-16 academic year. The 15 schools are: Amity, Brookfield, Canton, Cheshire, East Catholic, East Lyme, Haddam-Killingworth, Immaculate, Joel Barlow, Lauralton Hall, Ledyard, Lewis Mills, Lyman Memorial, Staples and Valley Regional. […]
Above: Highlight reel for senior quarterback Alex Higley, who returns to help Canton rebound from last year’s 0-10 season under new coach Mike Guy. Vitals Coach: MICHAEL GUY (First year) Conference: Pequot Uncas-West Playoff Class: S (246 boys enrollment) Home: Canton High School Field 2015 Record: 0-10 (0-5 Pequot West) 2016 Kickoff: Sept. 10 vs. Nonnewaug, 1 p.m. Team website: Canton Football Online | MaxPreps Top […]
MILFORD >> As the graduation night party extended into the early morning hours, the seven seniors on the Canton girls lacrosse team knew that the time had come to leave one fun-filled experience behind so they could partake in another one. There was one slight problem: one of those seniors was still under the spell […]
Canton’s redemption tour is complete. And it concluded with the program’s first state title. The third-seeded Warriors knocked off No. 1, and two-time defending champion, Thomaston 64-51 in the Class S state championship game this past weekend at the Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville. Canton lost to the Bears 52-50 in last season’s Class S […]
CIAC State Championship Weekend Scoreboard UNCASVILLE >> No. 3 Canton ended No. 1 Thomaston’s two-year reign as Class S girls basketball champion with a 64-41 win at the Mohegan Sun Saturday morning. Last year, the same two teams defended each other to a two-point win for the Golden Bears on a last-minute steal by Gabrielle […]
After a year to think about it, No. 1 Thomaston and No. 3 Canton are back on the Mohegan Sun court this morning playing for the same stakes they fought for a year ago — the CIAC Class S girls basketball championship. Thomaston put it away last year for its second straight state championship, sealing […]
CLASS LL No. 4 STAMFORD (24-2) vs. No. 10 GREENWICH (19-4) When: Sunday, 12:30 p.m. Where: Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville TV: CPTV Sports Internet: NFHSNetwork.com Championship game appearances: This is first appearance for both teams. What to look for: A clash of FCIAC rivals. One will win its first CIAC state title. It marks the […]
CIAC Winter Championship Weekend Scoreboard It could be a historic weekend at the Mohegan Sun Arena, site of the CIAC girls basketball state championships. Canton (Class S), Notre Dame-Fairfield (Class M) and FCIAC rivals Stamford and Greenwich, which square off in Class LL, are each in search of a first CIAC state title. Another team, […]