The Fairfield County Sports Commission announced its 2019 Sports Persons of the Year in each of the 16 communities the Commission directly serves. The local sports honorees will be recognized at the 15th anniversary Sports…
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 […]
CCC ALL-CCC WEST DIVISION: Ryan Roller (Conard); Erik Youngstrom (Conard); Brian Liao (Farmington); Sachit Sabapathy (Farmington); Scott Touhy (Farmington); Brennan George (Hall); Leonel Caceres (Newington); Louis Egbuna (Newington); Mason Romano (Newington); Ethan Basch (Simsbury); Joe Bargman (Simsbury); Zack Morgan (Southington); Tim Walsh (Southington); Adam Hunter (Southington). ALL-CCC EAST DIVISION: Chaddane Williams (Bloomfield); Emmanuel Goods (Bloomfield); Kai Haughton […]
WELCOME BACK to the final 2019 episode of Inside the Circle, GameTimeCT’s high school softball podcast and it’s the end of the road. The season is over. This is the last podcast of the year. The state champions have been crowned with Southington, Masuk, Waterford and Somers (first time!) bringing home CIAC championship plaques and, just yesterday, Masuk […]
They started the season there and ended there. It took Masuk five weeks and a second straight Class L championship to get back to the top of pile, but a 26-1 record was enough for the Panthers to claim the No. 1 spot in the GameTimeCT Top 10 Poll for a second straight time at […]
STRATFORD — Sam Schiebe warmed up prior to the Class L final at DeLuca Field, and told her coach Leigh Barone that “I’m feeling it, I feel good today.”
That was both accurate, and bad news for the oppositio…
MONROE — Under the sun of this June afternoon, one day before Masuk would hunt for another state title, Megan McFarland glided easily toward her mission. Her coach Leigh Barone, standing near home plate, drove softballs through a simulated seven innings and when she skied them toward centerfield there was McFarland quick to snare them. […]
IT’S CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND and welcome to the penultimate Inside the Circle softball podcast from GameTimeCT. Hosts Ryan Lacey and Sean Patrick Bowley — who, of course predicted these matchups all along — take you through just about everything that happened during this week’s semifinal games, including Norwich Free Academy’s pitching adventures in its 4-2 LL victory […]
MIDDLETOWN — Murphy’s Law was very much in effect for Berlin on Tuesday night at Palmer Field.
While junior Cam Murphy was holding Notre Dame-West Haven in check on the mound, his older brother provided the…
STRATFORD — You can’t coach speed.
In addition to everything it has in a diverse arsenal, it’s something that Masuk has in spades. And speed destroyed North Haven in one disastrous inning during the teams’ …
TRUMBULL — It was a day of records at the CIAC girls golf championship at Tashua Knolls Golf Course in Trumbull.
The New Canaan Rams claimed their third straight team title by shooting a 320, shattering the…
Our own Scott Ericson joined the crew at CT Sports Now on Monday night to talk about the upcoming high school baseball state playoffs semifinals. Scott, Noah Finz and Marc Robbins discussed some of the teams who started the season season hot. You can watch CT Sports Now on Frontier Cable’s Vantage Sports Network on […]
CHESHIRE —The St. Joseph and East Lyme girls lacrosse teams will each find themselves in an unfamiliar situation on Saturday and they just couldn’t be happier.
Posting victories they will long remember, the…
Aiden Godfrey had 10 kills, two digs and an ace to lead the No. 2 Cheshire boys volleyball team to a 3-0 win over No. 10 Masuk in a CIAC Class M quarterfinal match at Cheshire on Friday.
The Rams (19-4) won…
Samantha Schiebe went 2-for-3 with two singles and two RBIs to lead the second-seeded Masuk softball team to its 5-3 win over No. 7 seed Bristol Eastern in a Class L state tournament quarterfinal game Friday in Monroe.
Mike DeRienzo shot a 78 and combined with his teammates to score a 342 as Pomperaug won the SWC golf championship at Ridgewood Country Club Tuesday. Newtown’s David Brestovansky won the individual title with a 76. Immaculate came in second with a 78 shot by Jack Woods, tying him for second, individually. New Milford’s […]
St. Joseph completed an unbeaten regular season Friday with its 1-0 victory over Trumbull in the FCIAC championship game. The No. 1-ranked and top-seeded Cadets now take a 35-game win streak into the state playoffs where they will look to win back-to-back state championships. St. Joseph could, of course, be challenged by SWC champion and […]
STRATFORD — The Masuk softball team set the tone early in its South-West Conference final against Notre Dame-Fairfield with a dominating performance at the plate and on the mound.
Along the way they didn’t …
WESTON — It was a pretty good day for Newtown standout Carly Swierbut at the South-West Conference track and field championship meet on Wednesday.
In fact, it was a perfect day.
BETHEL — In the space of five pitches, the 4-0 lead the Bethel baseball team built during its SWC semifinal against Barlow was gone.
Fortunately for the Wildcats, they weren’t done hitting.
STRATFORD — The team to beat marches on.
Now seven innings away from a SWC three-peat, the Masuk softball team advanced to Thursday’s final behind a 14-0 win over Newtown at DeLuca Field.
The the latest Top 10 GameTimeCT softball poll remained largely unchanged as conference championship season got underway. The top six — St. Joseph, Masuk, Trumbull, South Windsor, Cheshire and North Haven — remained in their places as all survived the week without a loss. All 10 teams from last week remained in the poll. NOTEBOOK: […]
MONROE — An overtime loss here on Tuesday left Barlow out of the state boys lacrosse tournament, so there was only one thing left to do Thursday night at Benedict Field.
The Falcons kept their season going …
It was a much more straight forward week for the No. 1 team in the state. For the second week in a row No. 1 St. Joseph collected every single first-place vote to remain. The Cadets breezed through the comfortable part of their FCIAC schedule to improve to 18-0 this spring. St. Joseph is once […]
Welcome back to another edition of Inside The Circle, GameTimeCT.com’s weekly look at the happenings in Connecticut high school softball with editor Sean Patrick Bowley and beat writer Ryan Lacey. And there’s lots to discuss this week. The anticipated No. 1 Masuk v. No. 2 St. Joseph showdown finally was played after three previous postponements and saw […]
For the first time in 51 weeks, we have a new No. 1 softball team. Thanks to a couple of shut-down pitching performances by Payton Doiron and a home run from Charlee Horton (vs. Trumbull) and Paige Hunter (vs. Masuk), St. Joseph assumed the top spot in the latest GameTimeCT Top 10 Softball Poll. The […]
MONROE — It’s only the beginning of May, but it was a playoff atmosphere as No. 2 St. Joseph softball took down No. 1 Masuk 2-0 Saturday afternoon. The anticipated matchup was a battle of aces as Payton Doiron of St. Joseph outdueled Masuk’s Sam Schiebe. Doiron tossed a complete game shutout, allowing just five […]
MONROE — Masuk’s girls lacrosse team pinned a 15-3 loss on Shelton in an out-of-conference clash on Saturday afternoon. Masuk had a quick turnaround after a 12-10 comeback win over visiting Bethel in the rain the night before. Midfielders Bennett and Pagano had key goals late in the victory over Bethel. Coach Rob Troesser liked how his team performed in […]