Vitals COACH — ERIK SHORTELL (3rd year, 6-14) CONFERENCE — Pequot Uncas PLAYOFF CLASS — S (342 boys enrollment) HOME — Granby Memorial High School Field 2017 RECORD — 4-6 2018 OPENER — Sept. 7 vs. North Branford, 7 p.m. TEAM WEBSITE — Maxpreps, TWITTER: @GMHSFootball860 Top Players BEN KIBBY, Sr., OG/DE (5-11, 195) CONOR HOGAN, […]
STRATFORD — St. Joseph turned two double plays in the first two innings at DeLuca Field, and a three-run rally in the top of the fifth sparked the Cadets to a 4-2 win over Granby in Thursday’s CIAC Class M softball semifinals.
CHESHIRE — It’s not quite birthright for St. Joseph boys lacrosse to play in the CIAC Class S final, but over the past decade, it has been nearly automatic. Nearly.
With Wednesday’s 14-7 semifinal win over Granby at Cheshire’s Alumni Field, th…
NEW FAIRFIELD — The New Fairfield High School girls lacrosse team has advanced to the Class S state tournament semifinals for the second straight year, and this time around, the Rebels are making it look easy.
The fourth-seeded Rebels scored e…
Here’s Shelansky’s buzzer beater from tonight’s game vs. Ellington #tweetyourbuzzerbeaters #ctbb pic.twitter.com/u1uasQazJ4 — Granby Sports (@GranbySports) January 20, 2018 Up 59-57 with six seconds remaining, Ellington needed just two foul shots to seal a clutch victory over Granby and and end its own three-game losing streak. The Knights missed both and Granby’s James Shelansky made […]
WETHERSFIELD — The theme for the North Branford field hockey team this season has been team effort and team unity. It has produced a tight-knit family atmosphere throughout the season. On Saturday, the Thunderbirds season-long team effort produced the ultimate prize. Amy Raucci tied the game at 1 early in the second half and Ava […]
CHESHIRE — With her players hunched over on their knees having given every ounce of energy they had, Immaculate field hockey coach Shannon Horosky had nothing but pride of the effort her team gave in the Mustangs’ Class S semifinal against…
NAUGATUCK — Two teams that faced a sudden onset of game-changing adversity squared off in a Class M semifinal at Naugatuck High School on Tuesday.In one corner, the 19th-seeded, Cinderella-story Weston Trojans, who lost their starting goalke…
SEYMOUR >> Chelsea Avila hasn’t been able to play in the field all season due to an ankle injury, but she let her bat do the talking Friday night. The Seymour junior laced a single to center field to drive in the winning run as 4th-seeded Seymour rallied to score two runs with two outs […]
Despite having no first-place finishers, Brookfield stormed to the Class S swimming championship Thursday at Wesleyan. The Bobcats won the event handily, earning 649 points to second-place Holy Cross’ 571. This is the Bobcats’ sixth title in the last eight seasons. The previous five were in Class M. It’s their ninth title, overall and first […]
The top seven spots in the girls volleyball coaches poll remain the same this week. Farmington — who has yet to drop a set this season — remains No. 1. Greenwich lost its first match of the season on Monday to Stamford in five sets, but stayed at No. 2 and RHAM is third. SCC […]
Back and forth they go, but this time Farmington got the upper hand on rival RHAM. The Indians defeated previously No. 1 RHAM in straight sets — 25-17, 25-17, 25-20 — on Oct. 7 and thus taking over the top spot in this girls volleyball coaches poll. RHAM won the last head-to-head match 3-2 in […]
The contents of the top-10 remain mostly the same this week, but almost all the teams are in different places except for the one constant of RHAM holding the top spot once again. Greenwich jumped from fourth to second with a win over Ridgefield, but despite the sweep, the Tigers moved up from seventh to […]
TORRINGTON >> Three days after Torrington girls volleyball (6-1) took revenge on last year’s NVL nemesis Seymour, undefeated Granby Memorial (5-0), from the NCCC, delivered the Red Raiders’ first loss of the season 3-2 (25-14, 20-25, 18-25, 25-18, 18-16) in a match the Raiders seemed to have sewn up twice. Six-foot-five Granby hitter Marieke Van […]
Vitals Coach: ERIK SHORTELL (first year) Conference: Pequot Uncas East. Playoff Class: S (373 boys enrollment) Home: Granby Memorial High School 2015 Record: 10-1 (5-0 Pequot West), Pequot League Champions, lost to Seymour in Class S quarterfinals 2016 Kickoff: Sept. 10 at Windsor Locks/Suffield/East Granby, 1 p.m. Team website: Maxpreps | Facebook: Granbyfootball Top players GAGE FLORENTINO, Sr. QB/S (5-9, 160) JACOB HAUSER, Sr. FB/DE (6-0, 205) MATTHEW […]
Rick Gadoury, who coached Granby to a banner season in 2016, announced his resignation last Thursday, citing personal reasons. Assistant Erik Shortell will take the reins as the program’s head coach, he added. “It is with a heavy heart (but excitement as well) that I inform everyone that I am stepping down as head football coach,” Gadoury […]
Granby Memorial’s boys basketball team was down by 17 points at halftime vs. St. Joseph in the Class M boys basketball second round. Yet, miraculously, the Bears rallied all the way back and took the lead with a 3-pointer from Connor Field with 35 seconds left. St. Joseph responded to send it to overtime. The […]
GRANBY – For the Granby High football team, a magical 10-0 season slipped away in the cold steady rain Tuesday night in the Class S quarterfinals. The Bears coughed up the ball three times in the first half as No. 6 Seymour rolled to a 56-28 victory. Granby (10-1) fumbled the ball away twice on […]
Live Twitter Update Stream, Below So you want to be a state champion, eh? Let’s see how you navigate through three rounds against the best football team this state has to offer. Welcome To The Gauntlet. Thirty-two teams enter the state quarterfinals tonight at the higher seeds. Sixteen teams will leave and head for Monday’s state […]
CLINTON >> It’s only been six years since Granby started its varsity football program. But the Bears, who had only two winning seasons coming into this year, may have recorded their biggest win in program history Friday night in outlasting Morgan, 49-41, in a battle of unbeaten teams at the Peters Complex. “Every win is […]
Let’s dispense with the pleasantries shall we? The first five or six weeks of the Connecticut High School Football season have mostly been one, big massive snooze fest. Sure, there have been some exciting moments. Any game involving Glastonbury or Conard (or both) we suppose. …There’s been some East Haven theatrics, sure. Thrilling — but […]
TORRINGTON >> Torrington’s girls volleyball team beat defending Class M state champion Granby Memorial 3-1 (25-21, 25-15, 17-25, 25-21) Monday evening at Torrington High School. The Bears (11-3) graduated some of last year’s stars, but it was a convincing win for the Red Raiders (12-2) nonetheless. “I don’t think we’ll ever face a hitter like […]
DEEP RIVER >> You can add Valley Regional/Old Lyme to Granby Memorial’s 2015 Football Statement Tour. The Bears rushing tandem of senior Connor Field and senior quarterback Dominic Pagano proved to be too much for the Warriors as Granby rolled to an impressive 35-6 Pequot Conference victory Friday night at Blythe Field. “I am on […]
GRANBY >> Granby Memorial runners followed their line to 315 yards on the ground, with just one 78-yard touchdown pass by quarterback Dominic Pagano, for a 52-6 rout over Lewis Mills Saturday afternoon for their fourth consecutive win of the season. The line was as effective stopping the Spartan running game as it was springing […]
WINSTED >> Granby Memorial, one of the early favorites in the Pequot Football League, showed its stuff in a 42-0 opening-day win over Gilbert/Northwestern Saturday afternoon at The Gilbert School. The Bears were 7-4 last year, bringing back 21 of 22 starters. Just as importantly Saturday, their line averages 270 pounds against 170-180 for the […]
EAST Coginchaug The Blue Devils lost several of their star players from last season and head into 2015 with new coach Nick D’Angelo. Parker Tregoning and Cam Powers at least return at RB and Wes Benjunas takes over at QB for graduated Jake Ober. The defense, however, returns just four starters. Team Preview […]
Vitals Coach: Rich Gadoury (3 years, 17-15) Conference: Pequot West Playoff Class: S (361 boys enrollment) Home: Granby Memorial High School 2014 Record: 7-4 2015 Kickoff: Sept. 12 at Gilbert/Northwestern, 1 p.m. Captains: Dom Pagano, Connor Field, Logan Strain Team website: Max Preps Top Players Connor Field, Sr. RB/DB (5-11, 179) Dominic Pagano, Sr. QB/S (6-0, […]
Krista Iwanicki, Granby girls lacrosse Scored the winning goal in overtime in a 14-13 win over Old Saybrook in the Class S championship game. Final Vote Related: The Top 25 Moments from CIAC Spring Championship Weekend
Friday’s Star Zach Hart, Sheehan baseball: Pitched three innings of one-hit relief for the win and added an RBI double as Sheehan beat Montville 5-0 for the Class M state title. [polldaddy poll=”8929314″] Vote for Saturday’s Championship Star of the Day until 9 p.m. Monday.