TORRINGTON – When Naugatuck track coach Ralph Roper “peeled back the onion” he wasn’t surprised to find a Naugatuck Valley League title for his boys’ team. “That is what you hope a good team will do,” Roper said after Naugatuck added the postseason crown to a jewel of a 12-0 regular season in the NVL […]
The 2020 GameTimeCT All-State Boys Basketball team. Compiled by Joe Morelli. Photos by Hearst Connecticut Media and were submitted. Designed by Pete Paguaga and Sean Patrick Bowley. Boys Basketball All-State Lineups FIRST TEAM ♦♦♦ Player of the Year Matt Knowling East Catholic, Senior, Forward Stats: The 6-4 guard/forward averaged 24 points, eight rebounds and […]
The 2020 Naugatuck Valley League Boys Basketball Tournament will tip off Saturday, Feb. 29 with quarterfinals, continue with semifinals Monday, March 2 and the championship Wednesday, March 4. The tournament will be played at Wilby High School in Waterbury. BOYS BASKETBALL LEAGUE TOURNAMENT HUB Sacred Heart, the winners of 124-consecutive league games dating back to […]
WELCOME BACK to another round of Courtside with Joe Morelli, your weekly look at high school boys basketball in Connecticut with the eponymous Joe Morelli and GameTimeCT editor Sean Patrick Bowley. It was another busy week in boys hoops, especially on Friday when Crosby defeated Waterbury Career Academy to finally get coach Nick Augelli his 700th victory. […]
It was a smaller group of friends who made the trek to Waterbury Career Academy Friday night to watch Crosby boys basketball coach Nick Augelli win his 700th career game in his third try.
There were plenty …
WATERBURY — Crosby’s boys basketball players weren’t going to be denied this time. Just days after letting slip a big lead in a loss to rival Holy Cross, which denied head coach Nick Augelli his 700th career victory in his second attempt, Crosby again found itself trailing to start the third quarter at Waterbury Career Academy. […]
State’s all-time winningest CIAC coaches (through 2019-20 season). X-indicates coach still active VITO MONTELLI, St. Joseph — 878 x-NICK AUGELLI, Crosby — 704 CHARLIE BENTLEY, Harding — 655 MIKE WALSH, Trinity Catholic — 633 x-KEN SMITH, Windsor — 612 TONY FALZARANO, Putnam / Tourtellotte — 609 ED GENERALI, Sacred Heart, Holy Cross — 578 x-RON […]
Garrett Molampy, Sheehan, and Stephen Kohs, Xavier: Molampy scored 35 points, on 10-of-15 shooting from the field, and Kohs scored a …
WATERBURY – There are plenty of banners throughout the Palace at Crosby High School. One in particular recognizes the accomplishment of the 2005-06 Bulldogs’ team. That Crosby team was the NVL tournament champion. The banner also recognizes the “NVL Record: 61-game winning streak.” Here we are 14 years later, at the Palace on a Friday […]
Windsor finished as the second-best team in the Register/GameTimeCT Top 10 poll last year. The starting backcourt, Corey McKeithan and Amir Spears, returns as the state’s best. The Warrior…
When Maloney and Platt met in the CIAC Class L football semifinals last season it was not just a big day for the town of Meriden.
It gave hope to a lot of high school football programs in the same situation…
[Vitals] COACH — MIKE SCOTT (1st year) CONFERENCE — NVL Brass PLAYOFF CLASS — Class LL (693 boys enrollment) HOME — Jimmy Lee Stadium, Waterbury 2018 RECORD — 0-10 2019 OPENER — Sept. 13 vs. Holy Cross, 7 p.m. TEAM WEBSITE — Maxpreps | TWITTER — @CrosbyFTBALL | INSTAGRAM — @crosbyfootball [Top Players] JOHAN MEDINA, […]
TORRINGTON – C.J. Root and Nick Balducci combined for Torrington High School’s first no-hitter in recent memory on the way to a 7-0 win over Crosby Wednesday afternoon at Torrington’s Fuessenich Park.
WATERBURY — No. 3 seed Torrington and top-seeded Sacred Heart will meet at Wilby High School Wednesday night at 7 p.m. for the NVL boys basketball tournament championship game if an impending storm allows it.
The Naugatuck Valley League boys basketball tournament, played at Wilby’s Reggie O’Brien gymnasium, will tip off Saturday, Feb. 23 with quarterfinals and continue with semifinals on Monday, Feb. 25 and the championship Wednesday, Feb. 27. BOYS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT HUB Sacred Heart, the No. 1-ranked team in the GameTimeCT Boys Basketball Top 10, is the top […]
When East Haven’s Isabella Ragaini’s put back, game-winner at the buzzer of the 2018 Class M state final went through it was the end of a storybook season for the Yellow Jackets.
The Yellow Jackets moved to…
Sign up for GameTimeCT’s free Newsletter and get boys basketball news sent to your inbox FINE PERFORMANCES Derrick Tenney, Wethersfield: Poured in 51 points, a school record, and grabbed 15 rebounds in Wethersfield’s 90-84 victory in overtime against Bloomfield. Dev Ostrowski, East Lyme: Scored 41 points, including the 2,000th of his career, to help East […]
When you’ve coached as long as Nick Augelli has, you are going to have your share of milestone wins, as his 683 career victories at Crosby can attest to. And there is very little that would come as a surprise. But despite a certain sportswriter’s efforts to spill the beans because he too was unaware […]
Joe Morelli / Hearst Connecticut Media Sacred Heart’s Lorenzo Washington gets worked on by the trainer during the Hearts’ win over Crosby. WATERBURY – It wasn’t pretty whatsoever. It was a grind, as Sacred Heart coach Jon Carroll put it, a grind to get another victory against another Naugatuck Valley League opponent. OK, it does sound […]
TORRINGTON — After pouring in 13 three-pointers on offense, Crosby’s defense finally put Torrington’s boys basketball team away, 77-72, Wednesday night at Torrington High School.
The Red Raiders (3-2; 3-1 NVL) answered Crosby’s…
Congratulations to @Wilby_HS! The Wildcats earn their first victory in nearly four years with a 46-14 win over cross-town foe Crosby! @NVLFOOTBALL @NVL_Athletics #cthsfb pic.twitter.com/CM5BdEdcHx — CT Sports Now (@CT_Sports_Now) September 29, 2018 Since beating Sacred Heart/Kaynor Tech, 28-18, in the 2014 season finale, Wilby of Waterbury suffered through three-consecutive winless seasons and then lost […]
Vitals COACH — DAVID JUREWICZ (8th year, 19-53) CONFERENCE — NVL Brass PLAYOFF CLASS — Class L (639 boys enrolled) HOME — Jimmy Lee Stadium, Waterbury 2017 RECORD — 5-5 2018 OPENER — Sept. 8 at Holy Cross, 1 p.m. TEAM WEBSITE — Maxpreps | TWITTER — @CrosbyFTBALL | INSTAGRAM — @crosbyfootball Top Players SHEMAR […]
TORRINGTON — Torrington (5-5; 4-5 NVL) exploded out of a melt-down inning Saturday morning, hitching huge bats to lights-out relief pitching for a 14-4 five-inning mercy-rule win against Crosby (1-9) at Fuessenich Park.
Mike Paniati (3-for-3) …
The 2016-17 New Haven Register All-State Boys Basketball First Team. Capsules by Joe Morelli. Portrait photos by Catherine Avalone. Cover photo by Peter Hvizdak. Video packages produced by Noah Finz, Vantage Sports Network. Cover and web designs by Sean Patrick Bowley. [Complete All-State Lineups] First Team ••• Stats: Area’s leading scorer (23.2 ppg.) along with 6.0 assists and 4.0 […]
Going back to his days as a JV coach, Nick Augelli remembers some of Crosby’s varsity games against Harding. “They would destroy us. They would be running on all cylinders,” Augelli recalled from the glory days of the Presidents. Many years have passed, and Augelli, 70, is now is in is 38th season as head […]
Tuesday’s Star Savannah Marshall, Westbrook girls basketball: Scored 27 points in a 58-51 overtime win over Coginchaug. [polldaddy poll=”9626654″] Vote for Wednesday’s Star until 9 p.m. Thursday.
TORRINGTON >> Girls basketball coaches Mike Fritch and Phil Lott came away from a 47-32 Torrington win over Crosby wanting something extra for Christmas. Crosby Coach Phil Lott, blessed with an athletic team, wants more basketball savvy for his team (0-3). Torrington Coach Mike Fritch, with a cohesive starting lineup (2-1), wants more intensity. Red […]
Above: Highlight reel for Crosby’s fourth-year starting quarterback Mike Marshall, who’s on pace to finish his career with over 5,000 yards passing for the Bulldogs. Vitals Coach: DAVID JUREWICZ (6th year, 11-39) Conference: NVL Brass Division Playoff Class: L (648 boys enrollment) Home: Jimmy Lee Stadium, Crosby HS, Waterbury 2015 Record: 4-6 (NVL Brass Division champions) […]
TORRINGTON >> Torrington’s softball team beat Crosby 15-0 in a mercy-rule-shortened five innings Friday afternoon. It was another game that shows the disparity of competitiveness, top to bottom, not only in the NVL but across the state. It’s a problem that has athletic directors and perhaps even the CIAC gnashing their collective teeth about it. […]