A group of Manchester High School students is pushing for the school to change its nickname and mascot. Manchester High has been known as the Indians since 1949, but the Student Activist Team is petitioning for a change. The school has de-emphasized the mascot in recent years, shifting its logo from a Native American figure […]
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 […]
The Danbury baseball team put together a four-game winning streak after losing its first two FCIAC games. Included in the win streak was three wins in three days over quality opponents in Ridgefield, Westhill and Darien.
The high school boys swimming season concludes Thursday with the CIAC State Open Championships. Here’s a look at the much-anticipated final competition of the season.
WHERE: Robert Kiphuth Memorial Exhibiti…
NEW HAVEN – It was the battle between two boys basketball teams looking for a trip to the Mohegan Sun Arena this weekend. NEW HAVEN — They traded baskets, they traded runs and at the end of regulation, traded fouls that led to free throws. And when those were all taken, regulation wasn’t enough to […]
NEW HAVEN — Entering Monday’s Class LL Swimming Championships, Greenwich knew it needed to not only win the meet in order to also contend for the State Open title, it had to do so in convincing fashion.
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 […]
Where: Trumbull High School
When: Saturday, 9 a.m. (finals scheduled for 5 p.m.)
Defending champion: Danbury
It is conference tournament time for girls basketball. Let’s go! Thursday CCC No. 16 Conard at No. 1 Windsor: WINDSOR No. 15 Manchester at No. 2 East Hartford: EAST HARTFORD No. 14 Farmington at No. 3 Newington: Farmington could push Newington in this one. NEWINGTON No. 13 RHAM at No. 4 Glastonbury: A deceptively tough […]
So East Catholic won at Bassick last Friday, remained at No. 2 while Bassick dropped to No. 4 in the latest GameTimeCT poll rankings. There are five undefeated teams remaining. Two of them face one another on Saturday: Classical Magnet at Wamogo. So, at the very least, we will have just four unbeatens heading into […]
The teams all remained the same, but there was some movement among the 10 this week. Don’t miss the latest high school sports news, features and polls. Sign up for the free GameTimeCT newsletter. Bassick and Notre Dame-West Haven remained undefeated, two of the eight still without a loss, and both moved up one spot […]
The 2018 All-Central Connecticut Conference Football Teams. Division I East East Hartford –Jaquan Allen, Jonathan Cruz, Rafael Custodio, Jaydon Gardner, Quinton Haughton, John McNeil, David Ortiz, Raquan Tompkins, Samuel Valentine Enfield –Freddy Centrella, Brendan DeBarber, Andrew Diaz, Cameron LeBlanc, Wyatt Raymond, Joel Stewart Glastonbury –Dylan Clemens, Drew Daniels, Kirill Fioletov, Brandon Myers, Ryan Smith, Matthew […]
RIDGEFIELD—The right foot of Faith Arnold has delivered a number of quality goals in her short time with the Ridgefield girls soccer team. The sophomore added another highlight play to the end of season reel in the frigid rain Monday night.
Vitals COACH — ROY ROBERTS (5th year, 15-26) CONFERENCE — CCC Division I East PLAYOFF CLASS — LL (796 boys enrollment) HOME — Memorial Field at Manchester High School 2017 RECORD — 3-7 2018 OPENER — Sept. 7 vs. Enfield, 7 p.m. TEAM WEBSITE — Maxpreps, Facebook Top Players LOGAN TOMLINSON, Sr., QB (6-3, 180) […]
WINDSOR – Despite losing by double-digits to Windsor on Wednesday afternoon, no one is counting out Wethersfield’s baseball team. “I think we have a lot of talent,” Wethersfield star center fielder Jimmy Sullivan said. “When we play well we can be a very tough team to beat.” The thing is, the Eagles, who came into […]
MIDDLETOWN >> The start wasn’t very good, but once the Middletown girls basketball team settled down, it was no contest. The Blue Dragons broke from a four-point lead midway through the second quarter to close the half with a 19-to-zip run and went on to beat Manchester 85-52 in the opening round of the Class […]
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SIMSBURY – They weren’t designed to be long pass plays but Manchester High receiver Jevin Frett made a few Simsbury High tacklers miss Friday night and had a career-best four touchdown receptions to help Manchester roll to a 32-13 win over Simsbury in the season opener for both teams at Holden Field. Frett caught […]
Vitals Coach: ROY ROBERTS (3rd year, 7-14) Conference: CCC Division I East Playoff Class: LL (753 boys enrollment) Home: Memorial Field at Manchester High School 2015 Record: 2-8 (1-3 CCC D-I East) 2016 Kickoff: Sept. 9 at Simsbury, 7 p.m. Team website: MaxPreps Top players EDISON GALAN, Sr., QB (6-2, 185) JAKAI WESTBERRY, Sr., WR (5-10, 205) JEVIN FRETT, Jr., WR (6-1, 175) Key losses DE Jordan Fletcher. Outlook […]
MANCHESTER >> Not all great pitching performances are works of art. Sometimes all that is asked of a starting pitcher is to give his team a chance to win. On Monday at Northwest Park, Maloney senior Michael Charest was somewhere in between. The right-hander allowed one hit in a complete game performance where he struck out seven […]
TERRYVILLE >> Berkshire League defending champion Terryville won one and lost one in a three-way meet at Terryville High School Saturday morning. The Kangaroos lost 42-27 to Class LL Manchester, then beat Holy Cross 63-12, only to discover that it’s not really about winning or losing. “I just want the kids to wrestle their best,” […]
MIDDLETOWN >> Twelfth-ranked Mercy hit No. 21 Manchester with a three-spot in the first half and coasted home with a 3-1 win in the opening round of the CIAC Class LL Girls Soccer tournament on Tiger Field Monday afternoon. The win sets up a match with South West Conference champion New Milford (11-2-3) on the […]
Coaches Theresa Napolitano, George Suitor, Mike Giovinazzo, George Beaudry (posthumuously), Michael J. Fritch, Gerry Chester, athletic director/coach Jonathan Capone, athletic director/coach David E. Schultz, former CAS-CIAC executive director Michael H. Savage and media member George DeMaio Jr. will be inducted. Napolitano coached softball, field hockey, basketball and volleyball at St. Mary’s, Amity and Lauralton Hall […]
DIVISION I WEST Conard A large senior class returns from last year’s 4-6 team, including quarterback Declan Flaherty, who assumed the role at midseason. Phil Simplicio and Josh Agosto lead a seasoned line. Defense, led by Bobby Iwersen, Lucas Decelles, Kyle Pena-Green and Sequan Small should be improved. Team Preview Hall The Warriors […]
Above: Sophomore year highlights for Manchester quarterback Edison Galan. Vitals Coach: Roy Roberts (2nd year, 5-6) Conference: CCC Division I East Playoff Class: LL (741 boys enrollment) Home: Memorial Field at Manchester High School 2014 Record: 5-6 (1-3 CCC D-I East) 2015 Kickoff: Sept. 11 at Southington, 7 p.m. Captains: Jordan Fletcher Team website: MaxPreps page Top players Edison Galan, Jr., QB Jordan Fletcher, Sr., DE/OLB Lisandro Maysonet, Sr., CB/WR […]
MIDDLETOWN >> As a senior captain and catcher, Maddie Landry is used to pressure situations. And it doesn’t get any more nerve-wracking than stepping into the batter’s box with the winning run on third base in the state tournament. “I was a little nervous, I’m not going to lie,” Landry said. Landry then promptly delivered […]
WINDSOR>> John Nolan said he felt terrible in the bullpen before Wednesday’s game vs. Manchester. But for the Windsor starting pitcher that’s usually a good sign. “I couldn’t locate it, couldn’t really get good break on some stuff,” Nolan said. “I usually tell my coach if I have a bad warmup, I usually have a […]
WEST HAVEN >> If Friday’s Division II state quarterfinal game against Newington/Berlin/Manchester is any indication, North Branford is going to be a tough out in the final four. Brian McKee had a goal and an assist and goalie Will McEwen made 17 saves to lead No. 4 North Branford to a 3-0 win over the […]