The 2020 CCC Girls Basketball Tournament will begin Thursday, Feb. 20 with the first round at the sites of the eight higher seeds and conclude with the final three rounds at Glastonbury High School. The quarterfinals will be held all day Saturday, beginning at 11 a.m. at Glastonbury. The semifinals will be Tuesday, Feb. 25 […]
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 […]
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. […]
Ashanti Frazier likes to smile on the court.
Whether she is smiling at a teammate making a good play or a joke cracked on the way to the free throw line, Frazier’s teeth are often on display on the court.
WALLINGFORD — In the opening minutes, the Newington girls basketball team jumped out to a 10-2 lead over Sheehan on Monday.
It did so with every player on the floor, other than all-state guard Ashanti Frazi…
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 […]
After a loss opening night to Bethel, the Staples girls basketball team caught fire, winning eight in a row until losing 44-40 to Trumbull, Friday night.
The game before Trumb…
Northwest Catholic boys hockey coach Dan Melanson says he’s good at counting his blessings, and the first month of this season has given him chances to do so.
The Lions played without eight regulars, ill or…
Welcome back to “Give and Go” the girls basketball podcast for its second season. Scott Ericson returns and is joined by is joined by new co-host Will Aldam. The duo catches up on the past month of the season and then is joined by second-year Newington head coach Marc Tancredi. Tancredi has helped lead the Indians to […]
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 […]
Many teams that begin their season 0-2, 1-4 and 3-6 can make plans elsewhere for mid-March. Not Fairfield Prep, which could trademark its way of building and teaching an inexperienced team, test…
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 […]
MADISON — Hand is 48 minutes from a chance at a three-peat.
The Tigers, the No. 1 team in the New Haven Register/GametimeCT.com state poll throughout the entire season, walloped Newington, 52-0, in the CIAC…
The 2019 CIAC Class L 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 M | CLASS S All games Wednesday, Dec. 4, 6:30 p.m. ♦♦♦ No. 8 Wilton at No. 1 St Joseph WHERE – McDougall Field, Trumbull […]
WETHERSFIELD – On Newington’s first play from scrimmage the Wethersfield defense ripped the ball free and Nick Thompson picked it up and kept running for a touchdown. The Eagles never stopped running, shutting out Newington 35-0 on Wednesday night. The win clinched a spot in the Class L playoffs for the Eagles for the […]
NEWINGTON – Playing from behind all game Newington knew that if it was going to be able to come back and knock off Maloney, it would need quarterback Nick Pestrichello to step up. The junior did just that, totaling six touchdowns – four in the second half – as the Indians defeated No. 10 […]
BURLINGTON – Both teams came to Burlington’s Nassahegan Field with something to prove this season in Newington’s 2-1 win over Lewis Mills Tuesday afternoon.
The Indians were stunned by a Class L second-roun…
We called Bill Riccio on Monday to ask what it was like for the New Haven Football Officials Association’s commissioner, rescheduling so many crews through all this Eastern Equine Encephalitis shuffling.
Benjamin Iwaszkiewicz’s third quarter touchdown rush was the difference in Amity’s win over Newington. Iwaszkiewicz took it himself and scampered in from three yards out late in the third quarter scoring the lone touchdown in the Spartans’ 7-3 win. Coming off a loss to Simsbury last week the Spartans were excited after their hard fought […]
[Vitals] COACH — JASON PACE (3rd year, 7-13) CONFERENCE — CCC Division II West PLAYOFF CLASS — L (691 boys enrollment) HOME — Alumni Field, Newington 2018 RECORD – 4-6 2019 OPENER — Sept. 13 vs. Windsor, 6:30 p.m. TEAM WEBSITES — MaxPreps | newingtonathletics.com | TWITTER — @NHSIndians | FACEBOOK [Top Players] IZAYAH CIARCIA, Sr. WR/DB (5-9 160) KEENAN […]
For the 13th year, New Canaan High School will host a Grip It and Rip It 7-on-7 football tournament when 32 teams meet on Friday, July 12, and Saturday, July 13. The tournament had originally been set at 34 teams, but five teams dropped out and three have been added: Trinity Catholic/Wright Tech co-op, Bridgeport […]
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 […]
Player of the Year: Logan Carstens, Staples CLASS L Aldane Burke, East Hartford Ardian Kodzodziku, Newtown David Niski, Shelton Eric Moore, Newtown Jake Harasyko, Glastonbury Kayque Jorge, Danbury Logan Carstens, Staples Owen Edminster, Warde Piers Roofthooft, Darien Rob Morrill, Newtown Ryan Roller, Conard Tim Walsh, Southington Tyler Herget, Darien Zack Morgan, Southington CLASS M Aiden […]
SHELTON — The Newington boys volleyball team had Cheshire’s number twice in the regular season with a pair of 3-1 wins.
On Thursday, the Indians were challenged by the Rams early but the outcome was the sam…
CLASS L CHAMPIONSHIP
STAPLES VS. DARIEN
When: Thursday, 5 p.m.
Where: Shelton High School gym
NEWINGTON — In the end, there were not many dry eyes around Xavier’s baseball team — coaching staff included. When a club enjoys being together as much as the Falcons have in 2019, letting go Wednesday was not easy.
WINSTED — Undefeated Northwestern (7-0) pulled out a 3-2 win over Thomaston (5-3; 4-3 Berkshire League) in a gem tailor-made for home-town fans at Northwestern High School Tuesday afternoon.
“When they need…