Editor’s note: Stats from the last official track postseason (2019-2020 indoor track season) were used along with stats from most recent indoor dual meet results (in March) where applicable plus recent…
Here is an idea: Find a high school gymnasium somewhere in the middle of the state, invite the top four teams in the GameTimeCT Girls Basketball Poll including their coaches and trainers, nine officials to work 3 games, a scoreboard operator and someone to do the scorebook. Nobody else. Then roll the ball out and decide on […]
EAST LYME – Had Norwich Free Academy made a run in the Division I boys basketball championship in 2020, NFA might have had a different coach this season. NFA was one of two undefeated teams in 2020, capping it with an Eastern Connecticut Conference Division I championship at the Mohegan Sun Arena. Chris Giusti was […]
CLINTON — Frank Rossi didn’t recognize the phone number that came across his caller ID on Friday. Then the Morgan boys basketball coach listened to the voicemail message.
It was George Braun calling from No…
Senior guard Sarah Ericson scored 20 points, had seven rebounds and two steals to lead Norwich Free Academy to a 57-33 victory over Waterford in the ECC Southern Division championship game Thursday at NFA. It was NFA’s second-consecutive ECC title after winning last year’s Division I championship. NFA, the No. 1-ranked team in the GameTimeCT Top […]
If there is a high school hockey season in Connecticut, it appears it will go off without the Eastern Connecticut Eagles. “Unfortunately, since we are a co-op and the ECC has decided that there will be no winter co-op sports, we will not be allowed to participate even if the CIAC puts something together,” Eagles […]
Bristol Central center Donovan Clingan came into the week with seven scholarship offers to major Division I college basketball programs. That amount nearly doubled over the first two days of this week as schools continue to pursue Clingan’s services. Clingan, a 7-foot-1 rising junior, said he has received scholarship offers from Michigan State, Rutgers, Notre […]
The 2020 GameTimeCT All-State Boys Basketball team. Compiled by Joe Morelli. Photos by Hearst Connecticut Media and were submitted. Designed by Pete Paguaga and Sean Patrick Bowley. Boys Basketball All-State Lineups FIRST TEAM ♦♦♦ Player of the Year Matt Knowling East Catholic, Senior, Forward Stats: The 6-4 guard/forward averaged 24 points, eight rebounds and […]
The 2020 GameTimeCT All-State Girls Indoor Track and Field team. Compiled by Dan Nowak. Photos by Hearst Connecticut Media. Designed by Pete Paguaga and Sean Patrick Bowley. FIRST TEAM ♦♦♦ Runner of the Year Tess Stapleton Fairfield Ludlowe, Junior Stats: At New England meet won 55 hurdles (7.88) and won long jump (19-6.5), at […]
2019-20 CHSCA All-State Girls Gymnastics teams
(in alphabetical order)
Kaitlyn Abbey (East Lyme Co-op); Alison Albanese (Cogincha…
A slow start didn’t prevent the Greenwich girls basketball team from continuing its journey in the CIAC Class LL Tournament.
After scoring only two points in the first quarter and 13 in the opening half, th…
The score stays 2-0 as the time runs out and the Wildcat’s are CONFERENCE CHAMPS!!! #cthk #bannersznnn pic.twitter.com/zCaycCrh19 — Wildcats Hockey (@WildcatsPuck) March 6, 2020 Behind junior goalie Cam Begley’s 19-save shutout, Suffield/Granby/Windsor Locks defeated Tri-Town 2-0 Thursday night at Champions Skating Center in Cromwell to win the Nutmeg Hockey Conference championship. Senior Tyler Gazdik, […]
UNCASVILLE – There are going to be games like this in the CIAC state tournament if Norwich Free Academy wants to make a return trip to the Mohegan Sun Arena. This is the time of year when teams grind out possessions and teams don’t always make the shots they normally make. When it’s win or […]
WELCOME BACK to an action-packed episode of Courtside with Joe Morelli, your stop for Connecticut boys basketball talk. It was wild week for boys basketball in the state with league tournament quarterfinals on Friday and Saturday and then a couple of intriguing semifinals on Monday night. The biggest news of the week, of course, was Sacred […]
Watch the ECC Boys Basketball Division II and I Championships at Mohegan Sun at 6 and 8 p.m., respectively, on the GameDayCT & The Day of New London live stream on YouTube, above. BOYS BASKETBALL LEAGUE TOURNAMENT HUB | ECC TOURNAMENT BRACKET At 6 p.m., upstart Plainfield faces three-time defending champion St. Bernard in the Division […]
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 […]
WELCOME BACK to another exciting episode of Courtside with Joe Morelli, your weekly Connecticut high school boys basketball podcast. This week, Joe and co-host Sean Patrick Bowley take a look back at the big Sacred Heart-Naugatuck NVL showdown, won by the Hearts, 67-62, for their 123-consecutive NVL victory. With the regular season wrapping up this week, […]
ECC Division I Final: NFA 58, Bacon Academy 30 UNCASVILLE — Senior center Makayla Poirier-Vaughters scored 24 points and earned tournament MVP as Norwich Free Academy rolled to the Eastern Connecticut Conference Division I girls basketball tournament championship, 58-30, over Bacon Academy Tuesday night at Mohegan Sun Arena. It was the first ECC tournament final […]
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. […]
When the No. 3 ranked girls basketball team in the state pays a visit to the No. 10 team in the state, the expectation is students from both schools would turn out in force.
They did not.
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 Give and Go girls basketball podcast is back with hosts Scott Ericson and Will Aldam. Joining the duo on the show this week is No. 4 NFA coach Courtney Gomez. Gomez is in her first year at NFA, where she played and graduated in 2004. The first year coach talks about her playing days, […]
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 […]
Sheehan has lost three games this season.
The first two losses came to last season’s Class L finalists Hillhouse and Hand and the third came last Monday to a Newington team curre…
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 […]
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: […]
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 […]
NEWTOWN — The last time Norwich Free Academy came to Newtown’s Blue and Gold Stadium, the Wildcats routed their unbeaten hosts in the 2012 Class LL quarterfinals, sending Newtown to one of its toughest postseason losses in…