Fairfield Prep began the season on top of the GameTimeCT boys hockey poll. It finishes the year there, as well, after winning its 17th CIAC Division I championship on Tuesday, the state-record 18th overall. The road between those twin top rankings was anything but straight. Some years, the Jesuits are a clearly dominant team, like […]
NEW HAVEN — The senior night that led into the postseason, the bus rides to New Hampshire and Massachusetts, the young arrivals on the ice and the new veteran coach behind the bench: They’ve all led Notre Dame-West Haven t…
NORTH BRANFORD — While the Northwest Catholic and New Canaan boys hockey teams have solid defenses, their combined offensive talent was expected to produce some excitement for their fans entering their CIAC Division I quar…
The CIAC boys hockey tournaments begin Monday night in Division II and the darling team heading into the tournament is recent SCC/SWC D2 champion Branford, which rallied and then beat Guilford in a shootout before dispatching No. 10 Watertown/Pomperaug in the final. And so, for the first time this season, Branford has cracked the GameTimeCT […]
It’s league championship season in Connecticut boys ice hockey, with the FCIAC and Nutmeg league tournaments already underway while the CCC and SCC/SWC begin theirs this week. There are also state tournament pairings that will be out by week’s end. Fairfield Prep, Xavier and Greenwich posted impressive victories this week, which has enabled the three […]
The CCC North and South Boys Hockey Tournaments will begin with semifinals Thursday, Feb. 28 at the home rinks of the higher seeds, unless noted, and conclude with championships on Saturday, March 2 at Trinity College. In the CCC South, No. 4 Hall/Southington will face No. 1-seed WMRP in the semifinals at Newington Arena at […]
MIDDLETOWN — Xavier has hired an athletic director for only the third time in its 56-year history.
Matt Martorelli, the AD at Northwest Catholic since 2011, will succeed Tony Jaskot, who is retiring this su…
For the first time in eight years a team will take an unbeaten record into the postseason. After clearing its Fairfield Prep hurdle, 2-1, Ridgefield polished off its sterling regular season with formality victories over Wilton (10-3) and Westhill/Stamford (7-1) to become the first Division I team to go unbeaten heading into the postseason since […]
A week after taking a step back to No. 5 below No. 4 Hamden (which it beat the previous week), Fairfield Prep took two steps forward in the GameTimeCT Top 10 boys hockey poll for Feb. 12 The Jesuits split a pair of games vs. interstate competition and, at 8-7, are starting to muscle Northwest […]
NEW HAVEN — While Old Saybrook had its share of success in the CIAC Class S boys and girls track and field championships at Floyd Little Athletic Center on Friday, in the end Bloomfield’s depth proved to be too much to ove…
Xavier earned just enough votes to make another return to the Top 10 thanks to a 1-1 tie with defending Rhode Island champion LaSalle Academy last week. The Falcons moved in — by one point — at the No. 10 spot while knocking out Guilford, which climbed as high as No. 8 as of last […]
Kacy Adams, Notre Dame-Fairfield: Made 45 saves in Fairfield Prep’s 3-1 win.
Noah Behrens-Gould, Hall/Southington: Made 33 saves in a 5-4 win over the East Haven co-op.
Fairfield Prep and Guilford were the big movers in the latest GameTimeCT Boys Hockey Top 10 Poll for Jan. 29. The Jesuits, fresh off back-to-back victories over Xavier and Hamden, inched closer to .500 and earned enough votes to jump two spots to No. 4 this week. Guilford, meanwhile, won its ninth-straight game and also […]
Ridgefield is still unanimous No. 1 and the rest of the first five remained the same in the latest GameTimeCT Top 10 Boys Hockey Poll as the season hits its midpoint. Darien is No. 2, Northwest Catholic 3, Hamden 4 and Notre Dame-West Haven 5. The only changes from last week are minor. Fairfield Prep, […]
Ryan Antkowiak, SGWL: Scored twice in a 4-3 win over Housatonic.
Kevin Barrett, Notre Dame-Fairfield: Scored in overtime to beat Simsbury 5-4 in a game the Lancers trailed …
SIMSBURY – Last Saturday, those interested in Connecticut high school hockey had their eyes set on an important Division I game in the northern part of the state: Undefeated Northwest Catholic was playing host to New Canaan, an FCIAC school from the south. “They always talk about the Southern teams, Fairfield Prep, Hamden, all down […]
SIMSBURY — No. 3 Northwest Catholic and Glastonbury played to a 3-3 tie on Wednesday night at the International Skating Center of Connecticut. The Lions scored three goals in a row in the second period to wipe away a two-goal deficit to take a short one-goal lead. Glastonbury’s Doyle Coughlin would tie the game up for […]
Kyle Boller, BBD: Scored his first two varsity goals in a 4-1 win over Yarmouth, Maine.
Aaron Cholewa, WMRP: Scored twice in a 6-2 win over the Newington co-op.
John DeLucia, Gu…
Ryan Antkowiak, Suffield. Senior came up with a few coaches as one of the best offensive defensemen in the state.
Colin Bella, Fairfield Prep. Senior forward scored 22 points for the champion Jesuits last year. “Can be a game-c…
Megan Bauman, East Lyme: Senior guard was All-Conference last two seasons and on pace to break school records for scoring, assists and 3-pointers.
Julianna Bonilla, Waterford: The 5-foot-10 guard/forward committed to play at Ma…
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 […]
Vitals COACH — MICHAEL LENZ (1st year) CONFERENCE — CCC Division III West PLAYOFF CLASS — S (273 boys enrollment) HOME — Neil J. Brewer Field, NWC, West Hartford 2017 RECORD — 3-7 2018 OPENER — Sept. 7 at Rocky Hill, 7 p.m. TEAM WEBSITE | TWITTER — @nwc_athletics Top Players MARCELINO BELLA, Sr. CB/ WR […]
NORWALK — It might sound ironic considering her background, but Rebecca Lobo hopes to keep a low profile in her latest venture. That’s right, Lobo, the former UConn and WNBA star turned ESPN analyst, plans to stay out of the spotlight for a change. As the new volunteer assistant girls basketball coach at Northwest Catholic […]
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 […]
NORTHFORD — Playing at Yale University’s Ingalls Rink has been one of the Greenwich High School boys hockey team’s season-long goals, but to accomplish such a feat the Cardinals knew they had to advance to the state semifinals. Sunday, the Cardinals earned an appearance at the venue. Scoring one goal in each period, second-seeded Greenwich […]
GREENWICH — Northwest Catholic forced the Greenwich High School boys ice hockey team to work overtime on Monday, scoring two straight third-period goals. Yet Alex Mozian made sure the Cardinals didn’t have to put in too much extra time.Moz…
When the first inquiry came on Jan. 2, Northwest Catholic coach John Mirabello never dreamed the McDonald’s All-American committee was interested in him coaching the East team of high school All-Americans. Then, a day after, submitting the information the committee requested, he was notified that he had been chosen to coach the team – but […]
DARIEN—The hard work and patience are being rewarded. The fortunate bounces of the puck are back. And a goalie has put a whole new outlook on the season for the New Canaan High School boys ice hockey team.The Rams captured their third straig…