HARTFORD — The sixth graders at the school in Hartford loved handball, and their physical education teacher casually dropped that if they liked handball, did he have another sport for them. Six years later, seven of those sixth graders were on the roster of the Capital Prep/Classical team that played the first varsity boys […]
No one knows for sure how the winter sports season will play out. The earliest any CIAC team can begin practicing is Jan. 19 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
All possibilities are on the table, including pushi…
Former Capital Prep coach Tammy Millsaps has been hired as the new coach of the New London girls basketball team, according to the New London Day. “I was drawn to the Whalers program because of its rich tradition,” Millsaps said. “My goal is to replicate the same success we were able to have at Capital […]
The top three boys basketball scorers in Capital Prep history had their numbers retired on Feb. 10. Kahlil Dukes (No. 3) is the school’s all-time leading scorer with 2,228 points which is tied for eighth all-time among CIAC players. He scored 51 points in a game and was a Register All-State selection as a senior […]
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…
STAMFORD — Quick strikes. Big plays.
This explosive plan worked to perfection for the Stamford football team Friday night as the Black Knights conquered Capital Prep/Achievement Co-op, 49-14 before a chille…
[Vitals] COACH — GARRICK MILLEDGE (First year) CONFERENCE — Independent PLAYOFF CLASS — Class M (Co-Op) HOME — Multiple sites 2018 RECORD — 3-6 2019 OPENER — Sept. 13 vs. CREC at Annie Fisher MS Field, Hartford, 6 p.m. TEAM WEBSITES — Maxpreps | TWITTER — @focusmilledge (coach) [Top Players] MAHKI BUCKLY, Sr. ATH (6-0, 176) SOLOMON BARLOW, […]
BRIDGEPORT — The tension mounted with each possession during the second half of Thursday night’s Class M girls basketball tournament quarterfinal between Kolbe Cathedral and Capital Prep, as both teams tightened up their d…
DANBURY— They bent early, but sure didn’t break.
The Danbury defense went from on its heels to total dominance over the course of several early drives Friday night, spearheading a dominant 41-0 win over Capital Prep/Achievement.
Vitals COACH — KHAMARR SMITH CONFERENCE — Independent PLAYOFF CLASS — NEPSAC B HOME — Hedges Field, Bridgeport 2017 RECORD — 3-6 2018 OPENER — Sept. 15 vs Blair Academy, 2 p.m. TEAM WEBSITE Top Players TREMAYNE GARRETT, Sr. RB/CB (5-7, 170) TYRESE WRIGHT, Sr. QB/Safety (6-0, 200) TAALMYN STATON, Sr. DL (6-0, 310) (Bunnell Transfer) […]
The Hartford Courant published a story Friday detailing the difficulty Capital Prep’s girls basketball team has had scheduling in-state games following the school’s virtual ejection from the old Constitution State Conference and a Courant report in May which found the school gamed its lottery system to admit athletes. In light of that report, a number […]
STORRS — With an entire season to put together a recruiting class, UConn football coach Randy Edsall headed into some areas where he enjoyed success during his first stint at the helm of the Huskies. Securing commitments from defensive backs in South Florida has worked well in the past, so perhaps Keyshawn Paul will continue […]
We were about to make the long trek to Killingly from GameTimeCT HQ. We’d reached the I-91 merge with I-95 in New Haven. Just turn left for 95 North and Killingly to watch if Capital Prep could continue its late drive for a Class S playoff berth, or take a right to West Haven to […]
STAMFORD—Do not look now, but the Westhill football team is 4-1 heading into its bye week.The Vikings scored three touchdowns in the third quarter, busting open a close game while physically wearing down Capital Prep with their up-tempo offe…
99 yrds @Khyon2Gillespie Sideline View Against Danbury!!!!! Game Closer #CTHighlightReel pic.twitter.com/IkKUXDxuof — Mr. Rise & Grind (@BroadwayFatal) September 29, 2017 Capital Prep/Achievement has playing an independent schedule since being ousted by the Constitution State Conference this season. Yet, the Trailblazers have managed to scrape together a full schedule. They played Danbury out of the FCIAC […]
Throughout its decade-long rise to athletic prominence, particularly in girls basketball and football, Capital Prep of Hartford has been under siege by critics, who have suggested that the magnet school gamed the state’s blind lottery admissions to ensure top athletes play on its courts and fields. The school’s administrators and coaches have roundly pushed back against the charge over the […]
@holycrosswtbyct GVBB #32 Aiyana Ward ’18 with the game winning bucket!!! #ctgb pic.twitter.com/YvRLdZFgk7 — Felix Rodriguez (@felixmrodriguez) March 11, 2017 For nearly five years, Capital Prep’s girls basketball program hadn’t lost a in-state game had been a regular in the state championship throughout that run. The Trailblazers had won four straight titles, including the last […]
MIDDLETOWN >> The annual Capital Prep versus Mercy showdown is one of the highlights of the girls basketball season. The Top 10 heavyweight battle between championship programs once again drew a huge crowd Monday night in Middletown. And it took a huge three-point basket from senior guard Lizahya Morgan to keep the second-ranked Trailblazers from […]
Class LL [aesop_image imgwidth=”720″ img=”http://www.gametimect.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/12/2016-Class-LL-Bracket-Final.jpg” align=”center” lightbox=”on” captionposition=”left”] ••• Quarterfinals Tuesday, November 29 Darien 29, Greenwich 3 Ridgefield 28, West Haven 21 Shelton 55, Newtown 21 Southington 35, NFA 22 ••• Semifinals Monday, December 5 Ridgefield 44, Shelton 41 at Finn Stadium, Shelton, 6:30 p.m. Darien 38, Southington 7 at Boyle Stadium, Stamford 6:30 […]
HARTFORD >> The Seymour football team is going back to the CIAC’s Class S semifinals for the second straight season after rolling over top-seeded Capital Prep/Achievement First in Tuesday night’s quarterfinal contest at Trinity College, 35-12. The No. 8 Wildcats scored on five of their first six drives. Seymour dictated the tempo of the contest […]
More Previews: CLASS LL | CLASS L | CLASS M CLASS S Capsules compiled by Mike Pucci (Seymour v. Capital Prep, Ansonia v. Stafford, Rocky Hill v. Bullard-Havens) and Derek Turner (Bloomfield v. Cromwell/Portand). Sean Patrick Bowley contributed. No. 8 Seymour at No. 1 Capital Prep/AF Where/When: Jessee/Miller Field (Trinity College), Hartford, Tuesday, 6:30 p.m. Team records: Seymour 8-2 (NVL […]
Thursday’s Star Chrissy Chow, Sacred Heart Academy girls volleyball: Had 23 digs and 30-for-30 serving with 5 aces as the Sharks swept West Haven. [polldaddy poll=”9540693″] Vote until 9 p.m. Tuesday.
The 2015-16 New Haven Register All-State Girls Basketball Team. Compiled by Mike Pucci. Photos by Catherine Avalone except where noted. Complete Lineups (First, Second, Third and Honorable Mention teams) FIRST TEAM Player of the Year Desirée Elmore Capital Prep, 5-10, Sr., F/G Stats: Averaged 26.7 points, 15.7 rebounds, 2.8 assists, 3.7 steals and 3.5 blocks […]
Watching the women’s college basketball national championship game with family and friends at her East Hartford home back on April 5, Desirée Elmore was in a win-win situation. She could root for the heavily-favored hometown team, or for the underdog – the team for which she’ll be playing next season. So who was Elmore pulling […]
For the fourth straight year, Capital Prep finishes the season as the No. 1 team in the Register Top 10 girls basketball poll. The Trailblazers (24-3) received 13 of 15 first-place vote and a total of 446 points from the panel of sports writers and coaches. Unbeaten Class M champion Cromwell (28-0) finished second. The […]
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 Championship Weekend Schedule UNCASVILLE >> Capital Prep was pushed, but in the end the Trailblazers completed a feat that only two other girls basketball programs in state have accomplished. Four straight state titles. Capital Prep held off New London 51-48 at Mohegan Sun Arena on Sunday to win its third straight Class L championship. […]
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, […]