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MIDDLETOWN — As the 17th and final Northwestern batter struck out, East Catholic catcher Hank Penders tossed his glove and helmet to the side and made a straight line toward Frank Mozzicato. “He’s a scary dude to run after you now, he used to be a little squirt, but now he is bigger than […]
TRUMBULL — His team won its third straight CIAC Class S boys lacrosse championship Saturday morning at McDougall Stadium, and Brendan Talbot was dreading leaving to head back across town to St. Joseph. “It’s going to be a sad bus ride back,” Cadets coach Talbot said after a 13-9 win over East Catholic, “knowing that […]
No. 8 Fairfield Prep (17-4) vs No. 14 Ridgefield (15-7)
When: Saturday, 3:30 p.m.
No. 24 Norwalk (13-8) vs. No. 18 Westhill (14-6)
When: Saturday, Noon
Where: Palmer Fi…
BRISTOL — Many around the state were speculating who was going to start for East Catholic in the Class M semifinals after the game was rained out on Tuesday. Would it be future MLB draft pick Frank Mozzicato, who only threw 74 pitches on Saturday? Or would it be the sophomore, TJ Winn who […]
MANCHESTER — When Weston learned they would be facing Frank Mozzicato and East Catholic in the Class M baseball quarterfinals, the team altered how they took batting practice. “We spent three practices cranking up the (pitching) machine up to 95 (mph),” Weston junior Chris Amato said. “Just hammering left-handed curveballs off the machine, just cranking […]
With each no-hit inning pitched, national attention on East Catholic ace and University of Connecticut commit Frank Mozzicato has grown exponentially since his hitless streak began April 26. The 6-foot-2, flamethrowing left hander hasn’t allowed a hit since East Catholic’s game vs. Manchester. He’s struck out 102 batters over his last 42 innings and has […]
The last hit Frank Mozzicato gave up came in the fifth inning of East Catholic’s game on April 26 against Manchester. That’s it. Nobody has a hit off him since, a streak of four plus games and 27 innings without a single ball finding a safe landing spot. “He’s not trying to go out there […]
GameTimeCT · High and Tight Episode VI: East Catholic coach Martin Fiori The High and Tight podcast is back for another episode to talk high school baseball in Connecticut and we are joined by East Catholic coach Martin Fiori. Fiori has led the Eagles to a 16-0 start and the No. 1 spot in the […]
SOUTHINGTON — After striking out a batter to end the sixth inning, East Catholic pitcher Frank Mozzicato turned around and waved to the section of Southington students up the first base line Monday night. The fans had been yelling at Mozzicato all game — and he loved it. “Just hearing the chirps, it fuels […]
Bristol Central center Donovan Clingan is expected to make an appearance in New Haven next season as one of the boys basketball team’s non-conference games.
Wilbur Cross is scheduled to host Bristol Central…
Hand took over at No. 1 last week and was first put to the test by Shelton before having to come back from down 11 in the fifth inning against West Haven with Danny Weinstein winning it with a walk-off home run 13-12. Not much movement in the poll this week, except for Staples dropping […]
MANCHESTER — In the second game of the season, a Wetherfield batter got a base hit to right field and a runner trying to advance to third was thrown out easily. The throw was smooth and effortless. Yet, East Catholic coach Martin Fiori watched the play from the dugout, holding his breath. The longtime […]
Staples at Darien, Friday, 4 p.m.: The Wreckers, who lost to Wilton on Wednesday, face another challenge against defending FCIAC and Class L champion Darien.
Emma Abbazia, Greenwich: The freshman had eight goals and three assists as the Cardinals started the season 2-1. That included a four-goal, one-assist performance in an 11-10 win over Staples in the seas…
After nearly two years on the shelf, baseball is back! And so is the GameTimeCT Top 10 poll. With little information to go on because of the lost 2020 season, voters were content to pitch their ballots for the usual suspects in this year’s preseason rankings. Voting in any preseason poll is an inexact science […]
The 2021 All-Central Connecticut Conference Winter Teams. This post will be updated as more teams are released. BOYS BASKETBALL REGION A Riley Fox, Fr., Conard Ty Calloway, Sr., Enfield Matthew Walker, Sr., Hall Will Gaumer, Jr., Hall Andre Timothe, Sr., Hartford Public Matt Curtis, Jr., Northwest Catholic Hayden Abdulah, Jr., Northwest Catholic Amarre Spence, Sr., […]
You run through the kind of competitive gauntlet the Bristol Central boys basketball team went through last week, you earn the right to finish No. 1. Bristol Central won the Central Connecticut Conference’s championship Bracket 1 by defeating three teams ranked in the top five of the Register/GameTimeCT Top 10 poll: fourth-ranked Windsor, second-ranked Northwest […]
MANCHESTER — It wasn’t beneath the klieg lights of Mohegan Sun. It wasn’t in front of an overflow crowd at Bulkeley’s Babe Allen Field House. Yet, the pressure was real Friday night, in the waning moments of the Central Connecticut Conference Championship game at sparsely populated East Catholic gymnasium. Bristol Central had squandered a 20-point […]
Daniel Hand boys hockey coach Brian Gonsalves wishes the focus were on a few other numbers, like the two points Tatum Fitzmaurice needed to become the school’s all-time leading scorer, the 40 games the Tigers have won over…
Kolby Becker, Hamden: Becker, a junior, scored a pair of goals in Hamden’s 3-1 victory over the Daniel Hand co-op Saturday at Northford Ice Pavilion.
Caroline Cadelina, Amity …
It appears there will be a true Central Connecticut Conference champion crowned in boys and girls basketball later this month, albeit using a different format than in past seasons. The CCC has approved having all 32 teams playing in the tournament, likely to begin on March 22, in the proposal obtained by Hearst Connecticut Media. […]
Frank Usseglio, coach of the ETB Storm girls ice hockey team, was scrolling through the Twitter timeline, something he said he tends to do when he has “nothing to do,” and he came across a familiar name. “Western New England was introducing their players for the new program and there’s Maggie Gould of Hamden,” Usseglio […]
Ken Smith has long been at the forefront helping out kids, especially those who have played for him for over his three-plus decades as coach at Windsor High. Currently, he is a part of the CARE (Coaches Advancement for Racial Equity) Committee, a group that recently formed to help try to run the state basketball […]
Matt Knowling said he and his family gave it some thought about what to do regarding his immediate future with the Yale University men’s basketball program. But Knowling didn’t change his decision.
“At the …
East Catholic has had a successful boys basketball program for quite some time. In the last seven seasons, the Eagles have been a state title contender every single year. The Eagles have won four Central Connecticut Conference championships and three state championships in the last seven seasons. And it’s been future Division I players passing […]
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 GameTimeCT All-State Girls Hockey team. Compiled by Dave Stewart. Photos by Hearst Connecticut Media. Designed by Pete Paguaga and Sean Patrick Bowley. FIRST TEAM ♦♦♦ Skater of the Year Catherine Martin Darien, Junior, Defenseman Stats: Helped lead a Wave defense which allowed just 21 goals and pitched eight shutouts in 19 games […]