HARTFORD, Conn. — The Democratic speaker of the Connecticut House says state lawmakers should consider whether to ban Native American athletic nicknames and symbols at public high schools after one school restored its Redmen mascot just months after dropping it. “I’d like to see a bill introduced to have a public hearing and have the […]
Media microphones were ultimately moved to far right and left of Mr. Hanford. pic.twitter.com/RE5y8YKptl — Kevin Galliford (@KallMeKG) January 9, 2020 KILLINGLY (AP) — The Killingly Board of Education voted to bring back a controversial Native American-themed athletic mascot. Killingly’s board opted to reinstate the Redmen mascot at a meeting Wednesday, the Norwich Bulletin reported. […]
NEW BRITAIN — Breaking down football into its simplest terms, win the line of scrimmage and you win the game. Killingly perfected it most of the season with its smash-mouth brand of football. It helped the squad reach Saturday’s Class M state championship game. Then on Saturday, Weston turned the tables. The fifth-seeded Trojans dominated […]
The 2019 CIAC Football Playoffs begin Wednesday, Dec. 4 (after a postponement due to weather) with quarterfinal rounds at the sites of the higher seeds. They will continue with semifinals Monday, Dec. 9 at sites of the higher seeds, and conclude Saturday, Dec. 14 at either Trumbull’s McDougall Stadium, or Veterans Stadium at Willowbrook […]
The final day of the football season has arrived. Eight teams will enter with a chance to win a state title, but only four will end their seasons as champions. The 2019 CIAC Football Championships will be held at McDougall Stadium in Trumbull and Veterans Field in New Britain. The four championships will be played […]
VITALS WHERE/WHEN – Veterans Stadium, New Britain, 11 a.m. TICKETS – $10 Everyone ON THE AIR/WEB – NFHS Network (Subscription required) | WELI-AM 960 | Livestream WELI on Facebook | WINY-AM 1350 & WINY-FM 97.1 SEEDS/RECORDS – No. 3 Killingly 11-1; No. 5 Weston 11-1 COACHES – Killingly: Chad Neal, 16th year (88-86); Weston: Dan Hassett, 3rd year […]
Nurse 4 yd TD for Killingly. Take 15 7 lead opening possession 3rd over wtfd #cthsfb pic.twitter.com/0NsY9elYg4 — Joe Morelli (@nhrJoeMorelli) December 10, 2019 WATERFORD – It took almost a half for Killingly to get its offense going. Once it did, there was no stopping the Redhawks and its sophomore tailback. Jack Sharpe rushed for […]
The 2019 CIAC Class M football semifinal preview capsules. Compiled by Pete Paguaga. Written by Pete Paguaga. Update: Monday, Dec. 9 The Weston-Rockville semifinal has been moved to Simsbury High School due to weather. 2019 CIAC PLAYOFF SCOREBOARD / SCHEDULE More semifinals previews: CLASS LL | CLASS L | CLASS S All games Monday, Dec. 9, 6:30 p.m. […]
KILLINGLY — As physically imposing as a team can possibly be, Killingly knows exactly what it takes to succeed at this point in the season.
A pulverizing rushing attack paved by a wall of massive linemen is…
The 2019 CIAC Class M football quarterfinal preview capsules. Compiled by Pete Paguaga. Written by Pete Paguaga and Sean Patrick Bowley. 2019 CIAC PLAYOFF SCOREBOARD / SCHEDULE More quarterfinal previews: CLASS LL | CLASS L | CLASS S All games Wednesday, Dec. 4, 6:30 p.m. ♦♦♦ No. 8 SMSA/University/Classical at No. 1 Rockville WHERE –Weaver High School, Hartford […]
What was unofficial by the numbers has become official by committee on Friday, and the CIAC football playoff pairings are set.
The committee made no changes to the pairings that became apparent by the end o…
North Branford played an thrill-a-minute game Friday. It could have a thrill-a-minute weekend coming up.
The Thunderbirds went back and forth with Morgan, scoring 40 in the second quarter, winning 72-32. Th…
The proposal to move the high school boys golf season from the spring to the fall beginning in 2021 has hit a snag.
The Connecticut Association of Athletic Directors and The Connecticut High School Coaches …
To get your team’s games featured, email your postgame boxscores to GameTimeCT@gmail.com KILLINGLY — Jacob Nurse threw two touchdowns in Killingly’s win over Fitch. Nurse tossed a 20-yard touchdown to Josh Heaney with less than eight minutes left to lift Killingly past Fitch. Heaney caught two touchdown passes in the win. Jackson Lopes scored […]
In two decades as football coach at Ridgefield, Kevin Callahan has been around high school athletes long enough to understand them.
He knows the Tigers’ 17-14 win over New Canaan on Friday night says someth…
[Vitals] COACH — CHAD NEAL (16th year, 77-85) CONFERENCE — ECC Division II PLAYOFF CLASS — M (387 boys enrollment; CIAC school-of-choice playoff success promotion) HOME — Killingly High School Sports Complex, Dayville 2017 RECORD — 10-2, ECC Division II champions, lost to St. Joseph in Class M semifinals 2018 OPENER — Sept. 13 at […]
Killingly Board of Education Chairmen John Burns sent a letter to the school community on Thursday stating Killingly High School would no longer be using the name Redmen nor imagery of Native Americans for its athletic teams, the Norwich Bulletin reported. The Killingly Board of Education voted last month to have the town’s superintendent of […]
Killingly is the latest high school to consider changing its nickname, according to reports in the Norwich Bulletin. Killingly has used the Redmen as its nickname for about seven decades. The Board of Education voted at the end of June to ask the Nipmuc Tribe if it finds the Redmen name and logo offensive. If […]
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 […]
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…
The 2019 GameTimeCT All-State Gymnastics Team. Compiled by Rich DePreta. Photos by Hearst Connecticut Media. Designed by Pete Paguaga. FIRST TEAM ♦♦♦ Gymnast of the Year Lydia Taft Woodstock Academy Stats: No. 1 qualifier in state on all-around (36.4875 point average); No. 2 qualifier in state on floor exercise (9.4875); No. 3 qualifier in state […]
KILLINGLY — Matt Charron had signed his boys up with Killingly Youth Wrestling when they were 8, and now here they were in the Guilford High gym a decade later on his 41st birthday.
“At first we didn’t like…
GUILFORD — Getting a response from coaches to the question which teams were best positioned to win a Class M championship brought about a litany of choices.
Defending champion Foran High and last year’s run…
Where: Trumbull High School
When: Saturday, 9 a.m. (finals scheduled for 5 p.m.)
Defending champion: Danbury
The big finish to the girls gymnastics season begins next weekend as Jonathan Law High School will host the Class L, Class M and Class S state championships in Milford on Saturday, Feb. 23.
As teams use thi…
There are no more easy matches now.
Conference championship weekend crowned individual and team champions across the state, and now the cream will rise to the top even further. Class meets are set to start …
If performing well down the stretch of a grueling regular season has an impact on postseason performance, then a championship banner might be hanging in the Simsbury High gym by the time February ends.
The semifinals are set and will be Sunday, Dec. 2. at sites of the higher seeds. The championship games will be held Saturday, Dec. 8 at sites and times to be determined. Schedule changes noted in red. You can purchase tickets online here. Sign up for the Whistle Newsletter from GameTimeCT and get this and other […]
SIXTEEN DOWN. Sixteen remaining. All with a shot to reach the glorious state championship games this Saturday. Welcome to the War room. Our own personal NORAD for the Connecticut high school football state playoffs, the place where you can track everything happening in today’s state football semifinal round. 2018 FOOTBALL PLAYOFF SCOREBOARD If you’re stuck at […]