CHESHIRE — Bacon Academy’s Dylan Heald played the hero in the Class S boys lacrosse Semifinal matchup Wednesday, scoring the go ahead goal against East Catholic with 26 seconds remaining on the clock to lead his team to victory and the school’s first state championship berth. “It was great to see our captain, Dylan Heald,” […]
HARWINTON — East Catholic avenged last year’s playoff loss to Killingly for the CIAC Division III state golf championship Tuesday at Fairview Farm Golf Course in Harwinton as Lewis Mills’ Colby Norton shot a dazzling 69 fo…
Storyline: New Fairfield won last year’s Class M championship, beating Guilford by a goal in the quarters and Hand by two in the final. The Rebels brought just about everybody back and has …
For three months, we’ve followed 98 teams’ battle to get to McMahon in mid-June. In a week, we’ll be down to 12. Who’ll be the three celebrating CIAC boys lacrosse titles?
It is no secret that teams with deep pitching staffs tend to thrive in the postseason.
If that is true, watch out for East Catholic in Class M out of the CCC.
The Eagles’ pitching staff has …
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 […]
Wes Carpenter, Ridgefield: Scored four goals, including the last-minute game-winner, and had two assists in the Tigers’ 12-11 win over Yorktown (N.Y.).
Beckett Cashman, Gra…
They say hitting is contagious, but apparently, so are no-hitters.
Last Monday, four pitchers across the state acheived the feat as bats fell silent.
Connor Derry (Morgan), Jack Donofrio (Si…
Jack Broggi, North Haven: Scored four goals, added two assists in a 14-11 win over St. Paul.
Ryan Caldwell, Morgan: Three goals and three assists in a 14-2 win over Old Lym…
Welcome back to Uni-Browse. Each week we will take a look at four baseball uniforms from around the state and let you vote for your favorite. Last week, Ansonia won with 38% of the vote with 368 votes cast. If you have a uniform you would like to see featured, please email Sericson@stamfordadvocate.com Here are […]
HAMDEN — Leading by one run in the top of the seventh inning, Hamden pitcher Cullin Florio got the final out as Hamden held on to beat East Catholic, 5-4, on Saturday afternoon. East Catholic scored two runs in the top of the frame to make it a one run game and had runners […]
East Catholic’s Jaylin Hunter will continue his basketball career at Old Dominion, the senior guard announced Monday night. Hunter, a 6-foot guard, led East Catholic to the Division I state championship and was named the Register/GameTimeCT Boys Basketball State Player of the Year last week. “This has definitely been one of the toughest decisions of […]
Our own Scott Ericson joined the crew at CT Sports Now on Monday night to talk about high school baseball around the state. Scott, Noah Finz and Marc Robbins discussed some of the teams who started the season season hot. They also went over the latest GameTimeCT baseball poll. You can watch CT Sports Now […]
Welcome back to the No. 1 podcast for high school baseball in Connecticut. The boys are back from their road trip with a loaded episode. Do you think that the CIAC should move to a double elimination in the state tournament? Should there be less teams in the state tournament? Rhode Island now allows high school coaches […]
The days of basketball players getting recruited to Division I colleges based on how they performed during the high school season are primarily in the past.
It’s now all about how players perform during the…
Fairfield Prep spent a majority of last season No. 1, and looked primed to win its first baseball championship. But the dream, as if often does in the CIAC postseason, ended in an 10-inning heartbreaker, 5-4, to Cheshire, which went on to capture the Class LL title. Though the Jesuits graduated versatile Will Lucas and […]
Greenwich at Wilton (Kristine Lilly Field), April 17, 6 p.m. A clash of two of the FCIAC’s top teams, this game will be a key one in the conference seedings. It was a barn-burner last year, as Wilton pulled out a 12-11 overtime win at Greenwich High. The Cards will look to get even on […]
WELCOME to the FINAL episode of Courtside with Joe Morelli, your weekly podcast covering all things Connecticut boys basketball with GameTimeCT’s head beat writer with an assist from point guard (and GameTimeCT producer) Sean Patrick Bowley. After yet another exciting weekend of championships at Mohegan Sun Arena, we return after a couple weeks off for an action-packed episode […]
Luke Reilly remembers as a kid looking at a poster that featured his father Joe’s South Catholic varsity team that finished 25-1, concluding with a Class L state championship victory over Harding. “When I first started coaching, I thought, ‘Man, how could you ever have a team with that kind of record?’” Luke Reilly […]
UNCASVILLE — Joey Reilly shouted for everyone to hear: “Give me a ring! Give me another ring!” The senior guard ran all over the court after East Catholic had defeated Windsor 79-74 Saturday night before 6,783 at the Mohegan Sun Arena. It brought to an end a spectacular career for the senior guard. “We worked […]
No. 1 East Catholic (26-1)
vs. No. 6 Windsor (23-3)
NEW HAVEN — East Catholic has taken on all comers over the past two seasons and beat almost every opponent it faced.
Some boys basketball games were close, like the road trip at Bassick. Most were blowouts …
WEST HAVEN — With time ticking away in overtime of the quarterfinals of the girls state hockey tournament, West Haven/Sacred Heart Academy’s Mia Celentano had one thought going through her mind and that was to end it here….
HARTFORD — Calling it a tale of two halves in Thursday’s Central Connecticut Conference basketball final showdown would be selling both Windsor and East Catholic both short. The two league powerhouses traded jabs and body blows. Windsor dominated the first half, East Catholic the second. East Catholic almost came all the way back from 23 […]
HARTFORD — East Catholic will play for a fourth-consecutive Central Connecticut Conference championship after a 64-58 victory over Farmington in Monday’s semifinals at Bulkeley’s Babe Allen Field House. Standing in the Eagles’ way in Thursday’s final, once again, is rival and No. 2-seeded Windsor, which held off Glastonbury, 73-68, behind a 30-point night from Amir […]
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 […]
HARTFORD — Joe Reilly scored 22 points and Jaylin Hunter added 21 points as top-seeded East Catholic used a dominant second quarter to advance with a 99-50 CCC quarterfinal victory over Berlin at Bulkeley High School’s Babe Allen Fieldhouse Saturday. East Catholic 99Berlin 50CCC Quarterfinals Final. Just run this Joe Reilly 3 on loop and […]
The 2019 Central Connecticut Conference boys basketball tournament will tip off Thursday, Feb. 21 at the sites of the higher seeds, and continue with quarterfinals at Saturday, Feb. 23 at Bulkeley. BOYS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT HUB The semifinals will be Feb. 26 and championshiship on Feb. 28, both at Bulkeley. East Catholic (20-0) is the top […]
Day brings us more semifinals, a championship game in the ECC and quarterfinal action in the CTC. Day 4 Predictions Day 3 Predictions Day 2 Predictions Day 1 Predictions Let’s get after it. BERKSHIRE LEAGUE At Northwestern No. 4 Nonnewaug vs No. 1 Housatonic Regional: HOUSATONIC No. 3 Gilbert vs No. 2 Northwestern: NORTHWESTERN CCC […]