The 2019 All-Pequot Conference Football Teams. Offensive Player of the Year: JAQUAN DUFOUR, Rockville Defensive Player of the Year: SAM ATTIANESE, Granby/Canton Coach of the Year: ERICK KNICKERBOCKER, Rockville Teddy Necoh Award for Perseverance: DAN BELSEN, Windsor Locks OFFENSE QB: Brandon Fratta, North Branford QB: Aaron Faiella, Coginchaug/East Hampton/Hale Ray QB: Jackson Rome, Granby/Canton QB: […]
NORTH BRANFORD – For most of the players in the Coginchaug/Hale-Ray/East Hampton football program, there is stability now that Eric Becker has completed three seasons as head coach. But for those three seniors, they are the last link to some rough times in the Blue Devils’ program before Becker arrived. Those seniors got to go […]
EAST HAVEN — It would be easy to dismiss Lyman Memorial’s 3-0 win against Hale-Ray in the title match on Saturday as simply more of the same from the defending state champions.
Afterall, coach Amanda Nappi’…
When: Saturday, 7 p.m.
Where: East Haven High School
Seeds/Records: No. 8 Trumbull (20-4) vs No. 3 Westhill (23-4)
CLINTON — If one were to look at the Valley Regional girls’ volleyball team’s regular season 7-13 record, it would have been easy to write them off when it came to tournament time.
Yet improbably, No. 6 see…
Five championship coaches will be honored next spring with one of the most prestigious awards in Connecticut sports, as 2020 recipients of the Gold Key Award from the Connecticut Sports Writers’ Alliance (CSWA).
Emma Appleman, Guilford: The team captain had 49 kills and 24 digs over three matches, as the Indians defeated Shelton, defending Class LL champion Amity, and East Haven, all 3-0, during t…
OLD LYME — Third-year Coginchaug Co-Op coach Erik Becker couldn’t have expected a better present on his 42nd birthday: A convincing 39-14 victory over Valley Regional/Old Lyme, consistently one of the Pequot League’s best, at Old Lyme’s James Gardner Field Saturday. Coginchaug and its various co-ops had never beaten Valley its 10 years as a […]
OLD SAYBROOK — Coginchaug/Hale-Ray/East Hampton committed two turnovers in the first six minutes of its season opener, and in the closing minutes Saturday the Blue Devils’ second unit got careless and allowed two scores.
[Vitals] COACH – ERIK BECKER (3rd year, 11-9) CONFERENCE – Pequot PLAYOFF CLASS – S (Co-op) HOME – Walter Camp Sports Complex, Coginchaug HS 2018 RECORD – 5-5 2019 OPENER – Sept. 14 at Old Saybrook/Westbrook, 11 a.m. TEAM WEBSITE — MaxPreps | TWITTER — @CoginchaugFB [Top Players] ALEX CASE, Sr., RB/S (5-10, 185) ZAK CUNNINGHAM, Sr., […]
Berlin scored the winning run with one out in the seventh to beat Middletown 7-6 in a CCC baseball game Wednesday at Sage Park.
Daniel Veleas, Berlin’s No. 2 hitter, had two hits and scored four runs – incl…
The Eastern Connecticut Eagles are champions of the Nutmeg Hockey Conference for the second year in a row. Ryan Huta, one of three players with four points, scored three goals to pace the top-seeded Eagles to a 7-2 win over Tri-Town on Thursday night at Connecticut College. Kyle Jacobson scored two goals and two assists, […]
Meredith Bloss, Guilford, Sr.: Defending Class L champion in the 3200 (11:27.31) and 1600 (5:18.39). Finished sixth at New England meet in 2 mile (11:06.06) and was second at State Open in 3200 (11:08.05).
Jada Boyd, Hillhouse,…
The 2018 All-Pequot League Football Teams. Players of the Year SASSACUS: TOBEY CALLENDER, Haddam-Killingworth UNCAS: JULIEN RIVAS, Stafford/Somers/East Windsor Coach of the Year BRIAN MAZZONE, Stafford/Somers/East Windsor Ted Netcoh Award LUCIANO DUFFY, Old Saybrook/Westbrook Sassacus Offense QB–Bryce Karstetter, Cromwell/Portland QB–JP Nye, Morgan RB–Tobey Callender, Haddam-Killingworth RB–Nick Braga, Valley Regional/Old Lyme WR — Jason O’Brien, Valley Regional/Old […]
Three Notre Dame of West Haven student-athletes made their college choices official today signing their National Letter of Intent (NLI) for their respective schools Wednesday. Zackary Hochman and Justin Shanley will play lacrosse at UMass and Assumotion, respectively while Connor Raines will play basketball at Texas Rio Grande […]
DURHAM — Defying all logical explanation and no matter the obstacles, East Haven continues to stockpile victories under head coach Scott Benoit. Last week, the Yellowjackets rode the offense in a shootout win over Wilbur Cross. On Saturday, with that same offense suddenly AWOL, the Yellowjackets still found a way. Michael Manning Jr. returned a […]
Photos from Saturday’s football game between Coginchaug and Valley Regional in Durham. Valley Regional won 13-0.
Vitals COACH — ERIK BECKER (2nd year, 6-4) CONFERENCE — Pequot Sassacus PLAYOFF CLASS — M (co-op) HOME — Coginchaug Regional HS Stadium, Durham 2017 RECORD — 6-4 2018 OPENER — Sept. 8 at Canton, 6 p.m. TEAM WEBSITE — MaxPreps | TWITTER — @coginchaugfb Top Players TERRY LOCKWOOD, Sr., OL/DL (6-0, 260) DAVID SKELPS, […]
LITCHFIELD — You’ve just gotta believe. That’s how No. 4 Wamogo saw it in the Warriors’ come-from behind 7-6 win over No. 5 Hale Ray in the Class S quarterfinals Friday afternoon at Wamogo High School. Playing catch-up to the Noises for much of the game, Wamogo faced a 6-4 deficit after Hale Ray broke […]
OLD LYME — When a trio of talented freshman joined the North Branford softball team in 2015, the Thunderbirds had won just two Shoreline championships. Four years later that same trio, now seniors, walked off Old Lyme high school’s field as conference champions for the fourth time, giving North Branford six conference titles. With the […]
Introducing the Top 10 hockey goals from championship weekend. Originally the list was going to be just the Top 5 goals, but there were some pretty good goals in the semifinals that I couldn’t ignore so the list grew to 10. No. 10 Ridgefield’s Matt Walker Trailing Fairfield Prep 1-0 in the Division I semifinals, […]
NEW HAVEN – The No. 3 Tri-Town and No. 5 Eastern CT Eagles boys hockey teams made their first championship appearance on Saturday in the CIAC Division III final and the Eastern CT Eagles made the most of their first chance for a title, scoring the game’s first three goals and cruising to victory. Kevin […]
DIVISION II Championship No. 1 FARMINGTON VALLEY vs. No. 3 GUILFORD When: Friday, 7:30 p.m. Where: Ingalls Rink, New Haven Records: Farmington Valley (21-3-1); Guilford (22-3) On The Air/Web: NFHSNetwork.com (subscription required) | WELI 960-AM Championship game appearances: As a co-op team Farmington Valley is making its first championship game appearance. Before joining the co-op, Farmington had […]
NEW HAVEN — After Staples’ star senior Sam New scored his third goal of the game with 2:15 left in the third period to tie the score at six, no one on the Eastern CT Eagles’ bench panicked.Not a single player or coach. And it showed out on the…
The teams will meet again Tuesday night, meet again on the same patch of West Hartford ice where one of their captains had been left in a pool of blood after a controversial hit. This time, Hall-Southington and Conard will play in the state tournament with their hockey seasons on the line. For a group […]
East Hampton will be playing for the Shoreline boys basketball championship Friday night. Hale-Ray’s season ended last week. But the two programs are still working to move forward after an incident in January resulted in a hard foul on an East Hampton player, then the eventual one-game suspension of East Hampton coach Parker Strong. Strong […]
Coginchaug / Hale Ray’s PATRICK LADAS has been voted the star of Thanksgiving Week, after a 251-yard, three touchdown performance to help the Blue Devils rally and defeat North Branford 28-27 on Thanksgiving eve. Ladas, a senior back whom first-year coach Erik Becker called “the best football player I’ve ever coached in my life,” following […]
NORTH BRANFORD — Erik Becker called Pat Ladas “the best football player I’ve ever coached in my life.” Granted, this is Becker’s first year as the head coach at Coginchaug/Hale-Ray, but he did spend 15 years in the program at Hand, where playing for a state championship happened more often than not. Still, after the […]
DURHAM >> Quarterback Eli Rivera scored on a 3-yard run late in the game to break a tie and that plus Pat Ladas’ conversion run gave Coginchaug/Hale-Ray a 34-26 win over Haddam-Killingworth Saturday afternoon at the Wally Camp Athletic Conference. Rivera had a big day, throwing three touchdown passes in addition to his game-winning run. […]