As the conference tournaments began this week, for many conferences the shadow of COVID-19 continues to hang over teams. This week, three teams in three different conferences were forced to drop out of tournaments for COVID-19 precautions. In the Berkshire League, Litchfield has been in quarantine but was supposed to return to action Saturday for […]
Former Capital Prep coach Tammy Millsaps has been hired as the new coach of the New London girls basketball team, according to the New London Day. “I was drawn to the Whalers program because of its rich tradition,” Millsaps said. “My goal is to replicate the same success we were able to have at Capital […]
The 2020 girls basketball conference tournament semifinals and championship did not shake up the poll as much as expected. CIAC GIRLS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT SCHEDULE/SCOREBOARD Ridgefield was the exception, leaping all the way to No. 9 following its run to the FCIAC championship after not getting any votes the week before. Hamden, which made a similar […]
The 2020 South-West Conference girls basketball tournament tips off with quarterfinals on Friday, Feb. 21 at sites of the higher seeds, continues with semifinals Tuesday, Feb. 24 at the sites of the higher seeds, and concludes Wednesday, Feb. 26 with the championship at Bunnell High School in Stratford. Notre Dame-Fairfield, the No. 1-ranked team in […]
The 2020 Eastern Connecticut Conference Girls Basketball tournaments will tip off Wednesday, Feb. 19 with play-in games and conclude with the championship games on Tuesday, Feb. 25 at Mohegan Sun. The quarterfinals will be held Thursday, Feb. 20 at the sites of the higher seeds and the semifinals Feb. 22 at Norwich Free Academy. No. […]
Notre Dame-Fairfield marches on, remaining the unanimous No. 1 as the 2020 girls basketball postseason draws just days closer. The GameTimeCT Top 10 stayed mostly the same with the only losses being NFA’s one-point loss to Bacon Academy and Southington’s two defeats. GIRLS BASKETBALL NOTES: WOODLAND’S MEDER SCORES; ABBOTT TECH TURNAROUND; HALE RAY FORFEIT The […]
The CCC and FCIAC are taking turns filling out the bottom of the GameTimeCT Top 10 Girls basketball poll each week. This week, Norwalk and Stamford got bounced and Southington and Berlin are in. The CCC leads, this week, with three ranked teams while the FCIAC, SWC and ECC each placed two. Hand is also […]
NEW LOOK NEW LONDON
During its recent run of success, the New London girls basketball teams have all had a mix of size inside, crafty guards up top and depth off the bench.
That formula has …
CROMWELL — In a game girls basketball fans had circled on the calendar, New London and Cromwell did not disappoint.
Cromwell, the defending Class M champions hosted the Class LL runners-up and current No. 8…
Many of the state’s Top 10 girls basketball teams took losses this week, including No. 1 Notre Dame-Fairfield. The Lancers lost to Hudson Catholic of New Jersey, 61-48, just two days after their competitive and narrow victory over No. 2 Newtown. WEEK’S FINE PERFORMANCES / GAMES TO WATCH (JAN. 26) Regardless, Notre Dame stayed No. […]
Notre Dame-Fairfield holds steady as the unanimous No. 1 and they’re about to face the state’s No. 2 team. With New London losing to South Kingstown (RI), 74-45, enough voters saw fit to bump up Newtown, Notre Dame-Fairfield’s SWC rival, to the No. 2 spot. They did so just in time as the Nighthawks play […]
There wasn’t much movement in the poll as the top teams took care of business last week. Stamford and Newtown did flip spots, but otherwise the top 5 was the same. Notre Dame-Fairfield looked like the No. 1 team in dismantling both of its opponents last week, including Bethel. The CCC, meanwhile, made some inroads […]
The holiday tournaments and cross-conference games in December provided Top 10 teams with stiff tests to open the season. Nobody came through the fray better than new No. 1 Notre Dame-Fairfield, which beat two ranked teams in Hand and New London. Previous No. 1 Norwalk, took it on the chin from Newtown on opening night […]
The Norwalk girls basketball team finished last season with an unbeaten record and as the unanimous No. 1 team in the Top 10 poll. The Bears lost a few key pieces to graduation but bring back enough talent that voters stuck with them as No. 1 this preseason. They also have a new head coach: […]
New coaches, new divisions and more highlight this year’s journey to Mohegan Sun in girls basketball.
For better or worse, the CIAC has added a fifth division to girls basketba…
In his first week on the job, Evan Kelley looked right at home leading the defending CIAC Class LL champion Norwalk girls basketball team through practice Thursday afternoon.
It is not often a state champio…
The first weekend of the 2019 high school football season did not disappoint.
Stamford honored two classmates who died earlier this month in a car accident with a pregame ceremony, then went on to stun perennial power Sta…
NEW LONDON — After several huge losses to graduation compounded by some devastating preseason injuries, there were many questions floating around the New Canaan football team entering Saturday’s season opener at New London. And although it took about a half for the Rams to get rolling, by the end of New Canaan’s 32-6 win […]
[Vitals] COACH — JOHNNY BURNS (2nd year, 5-5) CONFERENCE — ECC Division I PLAYOFF CLASS — Class (538 boys enrollment) HOME — Canamella Field, New London 2018 RECORD — 5-5 2019 OPENER — Sept. 14 vs. New Canaan, 4 p.m. TEAM WEBSITES — Maxpreps [Top Players] FRANKIE PRATTS III, Sr. QB JOSEPH LUCAS, Sr. OL/DT (6-0, […]
NEW BRITAIN — East Hartford graduate Raquan Tompkins stole the show in the 2019 Super 100 All-Star Football game, leading Team Nutmeg to a 41-21 victory over Team Constitution at Willow Brook Park on Saturday.
For the first time since 2000, the Norwalk girls basketball team are the No. 1-ranked team in the final GameTimeCT poll of the season.
Bear coach Ricky Fuller does not think his 2019 undefeated state champi…
CIAC girls basketball Class LL championship. Norwalk vs. New London
UNCASVILLE — Mike Walsh was supposed to be in Florida.
Instead, he was on the court at Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, hoisting the CIAC Class S girls basketball trophy over his head sporting an ear-to-ear…
No. 2 New London (22-2)
vs. No. 1 Norwalk (24-0)
Take a look through the box scores for the Norwalk girls basketball team and one thing stands out.
Almost every night, a different player is leading the team in scoring.
In the CIAC Class LL…
MADISON — New London coach Holly Misto has her team practice free throws diligently at each practice. Through three plus quarters in the most important game of the season thus far, the average fan would not have known that…
The girls basketball league tournaments are nearing their conclusions. With snow on the way Wednesday night, many of them were getting pushed to later in the week. But the state tournament pairings have been released, and the latest top 10 poll will not be delayed. The poll was conducted through Monday night’s SCC, SWC and […]
Day brings us more semifinals, a championship game in the ECC and quarterfinal action in the CTC. Day 4 Predictions Day 3 Predictions Day 2 Predictions Day 1 Predictions Let’s get after it. BERKSHIRE LEAGUE At Northwestern No. 4 Nonnewaug vs No. 1 Housatonic Regional: HOUSATONIC No. 3 Gilbert vs No. 2 Northwestern: NORTHWESTERN CCC […]
Day 3 brings us to Super Saturday in girls basketball with a full slate of conference tournament games. Let’s go! BERKSHIRE LEAGUE No. 8 Wamogo at No. 1 Housatonic Regional: HOUSATONIC No. 5 Lewis Mills at No. 4 Nonnewaug: NONNEWAUG No. 7 Shepaug Valley at No. 2 Northwestern: NORTHWESTERN No. 6 Thomaston at No. 3 […]