The 2021 GameTimeCT All-State Baseball team. Compiled by Scott Ericson and Pete Paguaga. Photos are Hearst Connecticut Media or submitted. Designed by Pete Paguaga. Baseball All-State Lineups FIRST TEAM ♦♦♦ Player of the Year Frank Mozzicato East Catholic, Pitcher, Senior Stats: The senior lefty made national news this season with a 30.1 inning hitless streak […]
The Masuk softball team, once again, finishes as No. 1 team in the state. The Panthers were the preseason No. 1 and maintained the position throughout the 2021 season. Masuk — which has won 36-consecutive games — finished as the only undefeated team in the state at 24-0 and won its fourth-consecutive SWC title and […]
WEST HAVEN — Somers wasn’t treating the CIAC Class S tournament softball final against Coginchaug as a rematch, which isn’t all that surprising. The Spartans won the 2019 championship, in their final at-bat no less. They a…
MIDDLETOWN — Two years ago in Spanish class, Coginchaug’s Kolby Pascarelli started to tell his teammates and anyone who would listen one thing: When they were seniors, they would win the state championship. “Everyone thought I was crazy,” he said. “But whatever.” Fast forward to Friday night at Palmer Field and Pascarelli pitched his prediction […]
CLASS LL No. 2 Ludlowe (23-1) vs No. 1 Southington (25-1) When: Saturday, 3 p.m. Where: Biondi Field, West Haven Tickets: Adults $10, Students $5, Senior Citizens $5, Children five and under; military in uniform or with I.D., Free. Tickets must be purchased in advance online. ON THE AIR/WEB: NFHS Network (Subscription required) CHAMPIONSHIP GAME APPEARANCES Fairfield […]
No. 24 Norwalk (13-8) vs. No. 18 Westhill (14-6)
When: Saturday, Noon
Where: Palmer Fi…
BERLIN — Kolby Pascarelli had two hits, four RBIs and pitched a five-inning, one-hitter as Coginchaug jumped on Northwest Catholic early in a 12-0 victory in the Class S semifinals at Sage Park. Owen Clancy had three hits, two RBIs and scored three times while Jeremy Mangiameli had two hits, two RBIs and a run for […]
STRATFORD — Two years ago, Coginchaug was beaten by Somers in the CIAC Class S softball championship game.
The Blue Devils will get another shot at Somers Friday night.
DURHAM — Thomaston softball coach Kelly Finlay knew her hitters had quite the challenge in front of them in facing savvy right-hander Kelly Boothroyd of Coginchaug.
“You try to do your best to prepare, but …
After a modest 3-2 start to the season, Coginchaug softball has rattled off ten consecutive wins after defeating North Branford 9-4 on Tuesday.
The return of the Boothroyd battery has charged the Blue Devil…
As the conference tournaments began this week, for many conferences the shadow of COVID-19 continues to hang over teams. This week, three teams in three different conferences were forced to drop out of tournaments for COVID-19 precautions. In the Berkshire League, Litchfield has been in quarantine but was supposed to return to action Saturday for […]
GIRLS CROSS COUNTRY First Team Kaylee Gravel, Jr., East Hampton Isabel Berardino, So., Haddam-Killingworth Savannah Garcia, So., East Hampton Caitlin Wiley, Jr., Old Saybrook Catherine Minegar, So., Old Saybrook Jessica Starr, Jr., East Hampton Grace Mikan, So., Cromwell Ava DiMatteo, Jr., Haddam-Killingworth Carlina Castro, Fr., Old Saybrook Madeleine Morgado, So., Old Lyme Second Team Kathy […]
Though the CIAC’s latest plan for fall sports allowed teams to practice in small groups as of Aug. 29, a few local schools remain off the field.
Wilton’s athletic teams remain out until at least Sept. 8.
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 Casey-O’Brien New Haven County Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame is honoring its 60th group of Scholar Athlete award winners.
A date for the event has yet to be determ…
2019-20 CHSCA All-State Girls Gymnastics teams
(in alphabetical order)
Kaitlyn Abbey (East Lyme Co-op); Alison Albanese (Cogincha…
The 2020 Shoreline Conference girls basketball tournament will tip off Thursday, Feb. 20 with play-in games and conclude Friday, Feb. 28 with the championship at Old Saybrook. The quarterfinals will be held Saturday, Feb. 22 at sites of the higher seeds and the semifinals will be Tuesday, Feb. 25 at Coginchaug. Cromwell is the four-time […]
Sheehan's Anthony DeFilio talks about his game-winner #cthk pic.twitter.com/5QSHcQA1Er — Michael Fornabaio (@fornabaioctp) February 16, 2020 MIDDLETOWN — Three times, Lyman Hall/HK/Coginchaug showed the guts to come back against Sheehan, erase a deficit in a wild atmosphere at Wesleyan’s Spurrier-Snyder Rink, make a new game of it. And all three times the Trojans did, Sheehan […]
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…
Erik Becker announced his resignation as Coginchaug/Hale Ray/East Hampton’s head football coach Thursday night. In an email sent to parents and others involved in the program, the 42-year old Becker said, “Second only to my family, leading this program has been the greatest joy of my life. I will always hold dear my time in […]
Coginchaug boys basketball coach Todd Salva won his 400th career game on Thursday night as the Blue Devils won at Old Saybrook 58-42 in a Shoreline Conference game. Justin Penney scored 23 points to lead Coginchaug. Salva played for Wally Camp, the school’s all-time wins leader with 508 victories. Coginchaug 58, Old Saybrook 42 Coginchaug […]
There are a stunning number of intriguing CIAC hockey matchups on Wednesday, the first full day of competition. Our 10 games to watch this season could be the day’s schedule, cut off wherever. We’ll try to sneak in a few l…
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: […]
NORTH BRANFORD – For most of the players in the Coginchaug/Hale-Ray/East Hampton football program, there is stability now that Eric Becker has completed three seasons as head coach. But for those three seniors, they are the last link to some rough times in the Blue Devils’ program before Becker arrived. Those seniors got to go […]
OLD LYME — Third-year Coginchaug Co-Op coach Erik Becker couldn’t have expected a better present on his 42nd birthday: A convincing 39-14 victory over Valley Regional/Old Lyme, consistently one of the Pequot League’s best, at Old Lyme’s James Gardner Field Saturday. Coginchaug and its various co-ops had never beaten Valley its 10 years as a […]
Three sisters for the Coginchaug girls soccer team all scored during Wednesday’s 7-1 victory over Westbrook. Senior Ashley Woodward scored once in each half. Sophomore Alyssa Woodward and freshman Allyson Woodward scored the last two goals, respectively for the Blue Devils. “I had the older sister on the bench (late in the second half),” Coginchaug […]
OLD SAYBROOK — Coginchaug/Hale-Ray/East Hampton committed two turnovers in the first six minutes of its season opener, and in the closing minutes Saturday the Blue Devils’ second unit got careless and allowed two scores.
[Vitals] COACH – ERIK BECKER (3rd year, 11-9) CONFERENCE – Pequot PLAYOFF CLASS – S (Co-op) HOME – Walter Camp Sports Complex, Coginchaug HS 2018 RECORD – 5-5 2019 OPENER – Sept. 14 at Old Saybrook/Westbrook, 11 a.m. TEAM WEBSITE — MaxPreps | TWITTER — @CoginchaugFB [Top Players] ALEX CASE, Sr., RB/S (5-10, 185) ZAK CUNNINGHAM, Sr., […]
DURHAM — Tommy John surgery is no longer a worst-case scenario for ballplayers. One study shows the elbow procedure — ulnar collateral ligament replacement — is most often performed these days on teens between the ages of …