GLASTONBURY – Seeding hadn’t mattered all week during the CCC girls basketball tournament and it didn’t matter in Thursday’s championship game, either. Defending champion E.O. Smith, seeded 14th this year, repeated at CCC champions thanks to a suffocating defense that propelled the Panthers to a 42-28 victory over No. 4 East Catholic in the […]
GLASTONBURY – East Catholic’s girls basketball team is heading to the CCC tournament finals for the first time. Led by a collective scoring effort, the No. 4 Eagles raced past No. 8 Bloomfield 73-57 on Tuesday night. “We saw this, to be honest,” East Catholic coach Jeremiah Brown said. “We have been saying that […]
GLASTONBURY – When the moment called for it, Courtney Doherty wanted the ball in her hands. The senior drilled a corner 3-pointer with under two minutes to give No. 14-seeded E.O. Smith the lead for good in its 50-42 win over No. 6-seeded Glastonbury in the CCC quarterfinals Saturday afternoon. “Absolutely I wanted the […]
The 2020 CCC Girls Basketball Tournament will begin Thursday, Feb. 20 with the first round at the sites of the eight higher seeds and conclude with the final three rounds at Glastonbury High School. The quarterfinals will be held all day Saturday, beginning at 11 a.m. at Glastonbury. The semifinals will be Tuesday, Feb. 25 […]
The E.O. Smith/Tolland Bucks and the Northeastern Shamrocks hockey programs will hold an alumni game after Saturday’s varsity game. The Bucks-Shamrocks game begins at 12:15 p.m. at Freitas Ice Forum in Storrs, with the alumni game following at 2:30. Admission is $7, with proceeds benefiting the Nick Mayer Memorial Fund at the Hartford Foundation for […]
Many teams that begin their season 0-2, 1-4 and 3-6 can make plans elsewhere for mid-March. Not Fairfield Prep, which could trademark its way of building and teaching an inexperienced team, test…
The Norwalk girls basketball team finished last season with an unbeaten record and as the unanimous No. 1 team in the Top 10 poll. The Bears lost a few key pieces to graduation but bring back enough talent that voters stuck with them as No. 1 this preseason. They also have a new head coach: […]
MANCHESTER — The comparisons between Pomperaug junior Kate Wiser and former Staples standout Hannah DeBalsi are unavoidable.
They took similar tracks to the top of the sport, with the latter setting numerou…
A.J. BARBER Sr., Greenwich: The Class LL champs were hit hard by graduation, but Barber’s back after catching 10 touchdown passes last year and throwing one in the state final. PHOENIX BILLINGS Sr., Hand: Standout athlete, committed to UConn to play baseball, threw for 1,740 yards and 23 touchdowns last year and ran for […]
[Vitals] COACH — JAMES KELLY (5th year, 19-21) CONFERENCE — CCC Division II East PLAYOFF CLASS — L (544 boys enrollment) HOME — E.O. Smith High School Field 2018 RECORD — 3-7 2019 OPENER — Sept. 13 at Bristol Central, 6 p.m. TEAM WEBSITE — Maxpreps, Twitter: @EOSFootball [Top Players] ISIAH LOVELL, Sr., DE (6-2, 220) MEKHI HAYDEN, […]
Here is our annual breakdown of state championships by school. This list includes only CIAC sanctioned sports and team championships. It does include both Class and State Open titles. New England and national titles are not included. Here’s a look back at 2017-18 2018-19 state championships by school Bloomfield (7) Football (S) Boys Indoor Track […]
CHESHIRE—There was no crazy comeback this time for the Cheshire softball team in a big game. A three-run first inning prevented that.
But that didn’t mean there weren’t tense moments for the Rams in their C…
St. Joseph completed an unbeaten regular season Friday with its 1-0 victory over Trumbull in the FCIAC championship game. The No. 1-ranked and top-seeded Cadets now take a 35-game win streak into the state playoffs where they will look to win back-to-back state championships. St. Joseph could, of course, be challenged by SWC champion and […]
The the latest Top 10 GameTimeCT softball poll remained largely unchanged as conference championship season got underway. The top six — St. Joseph, Masuk, Trumbull, South Windsor, Cheshire and North Haven — remained in their places as all survived the week without a loss. All 10 teams from last week remained in the poll. NOTEBOOK: […]
It was a much more straight forward week for the No. 1 team in the state. For the second week in a row No. 1 St. Joseph collected every single first-place vote to remain. The Cadets breezed through the comfortable part of their FCIAC schedule to improve to 18-0 this spring. St. Joseph is once […]
Masuk, Trumbull and St. Joseph sit a stop the GameTimeCT/Register Top 10 poll, and there is a realistic debate about who of three schools separated by 10 miles is the best in the state.
But the team which m…
Masuk’s win streak is now at 32 games with a 3-0 week and syphoned off a pair of first-place votes in the process to strengthen their grip on the top spot in the GameTimeCT Top 10 softball poll for April 14. The Panthers’ next-door FCIAC neighbors remained within striking distance. Trumbull (5-0) stayed at No. […]
One week into the season and there was considerable shuffling inside and out of the GameTimeCT/Register Top 10 Poll. Masuk retains its position atop the standings behind a pair of steamrolling wins over FCIAC opposition, collecting 12 of 16 first-place votes. FCIAC rivals Trumbull and St. Joseph swap places after the Cadets were pushed to […]
The CCC North and South Boys Hockey Tournaments will begin with semifinals Thursday, Feb. 28 at the home rinks of the higher seeds, unless noted, and conclude with championships on Saturday, March 2 at Trinity College. In the CCC South, No. 4 Hall/Southington will face No. 1-seed WMRP in the semifinals at Newington Arena at […]
GLASTONBURY — When E.O. Smith girls basketball coach Mary Roickle first laid eyes on her squad at the beginning of the season, the idea that it would be holding a CCC championship banner and trophy in February was inconceivable. “You always set it as one of your goals, but after the first three practices of […]
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 […]
Day 3 brings us to Super Saturday in girls basketball with a full slate of conference tournament games. Let’s go! BERKSHIRE LEAGUE No. 8 Wamogo at No. 1 Housatonic Regional: HOUSATONIC No. 5 Lewis Mills at No. 4 Nonnewaug: NONNEWAUG No. 7 Shepaug Valley at No. 2 Northwestern: NORTHWESTERN No. 6 Thomaston at No. 3 […]
It is conference tournament time for girls basketball. Let’s go! Thursday CCC No. 16 Conard at No. 1 Windsor: WINDSOR No. 15 Manchester at No. 2 East Hartford: EAST HARTFORD No. 14 Farmington at No. 3 Newington: Farmington could push Newington in this one. NEWINGTON No. 13 RHAM at No. 4 Glastonbury: A deceptively tough […]
Anthony Cardello, Housatonic: Scored twice in a 6-4 win over JBWA.
Thatcher Danielson, Greenwich: Scored in overtime to beat LaSalle Academy 3-2 at Providence College.
Two numbers jumped out on a tweet from the East Haven co-op boys hockey team Saturday night: 49, and 33.
Logan Hamilton made 49 saves in a 3-3 tie with Woodstock Academy, with Ricky Persico tying it up in t…
Ryan Antkowiak, Suffield. Senior came up with a few coaches as one of the best offensive defensemen in the state.
Colin Bella, Fairfield Prep. Senior forward scored 22 points for the champion Jesuits last year. “Can be a game-c…
The 2018 All-Central Connecticut Conference Football Teams. Division I East East Hartford –Jaquan Allen, Jonathan Cruz, Rafael Custodio, Jaydon Gardner, Quinton Haughton, John McNeil, David Ortiz, Raquan Tompkins, Samuel Valentine Enfield –Freddy Centrella, Brendan DeBarber, Andrew Diaz, Cameron LeBlanc, Wyatt Raymond, Joel Stewart Glastonbury –Dylan Clemens, Drew Daniels, Kirill Fioletov, Brandon Myers, Ryan Smith, Matthew […]
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 […]
@MaloneyFootball gets an impressive 40-25 win over EO Smith. @CCC_conference @MaloneySpartans @MhsGreenMachine #cthsfb pic.twitter.com/Tjpgtw72MK — CT Sports Now (@CT_Sports_Now) September 29, 2018 STORRS — During one impressive stretch, the undefeated Maloney football team defense got downright offensive. The visiting Spartans turned six first-half turnovers into 20 points in the 40-25 CCC interdivision victory on Friday night. “We […]