STAFFORD – It was an emotional week for the Stafford/East Windsor/Somers football program. The death of coach Brian Mazzone’s father, Gary Mazzone, in Wednesday’s B-17 crash at Bradley Airport weighed heavy on the players hearts. “I told these guys that I worried that they felt they were going to have to win for me,” […]
OLD LYME — As the girls soccer season approaches the midway point, teams start to really figure out if the personnel available is good enough to be successful come postseason.
When your team has won four co…
OLD LYME — Third-year Coginchaug Co-Op coach Erik Becker couldn’t have expected a better present on his 42nd birthday: A convincing 39-14 victory over Valley Regional/Old Lyme, consistently one of the Pequot League’s best, at Old Lyme’s James Gardner Field Saturday. Coginchaug and its various co-ops had never beaten Valley its 10 years as a […]
Five storylines to watch
These two FCIAC rivals have met in the Class LL state tournament final each of the last two seasons. Ridgefield won both times: 2-1 in 2017 a…
[Vitals] COACH — TIM KING (22nd year, 148-87) CONFERENCE — Pequot PLAYOFF CLASS — M (Co-op) HOME — Richard B. Blythe Field, Deep River 2018 RECORD — 7-2 2019 OPENER — Sept. 13 vs. Morgan, 6:30 p.m. TEAM WEBSITES — Maxpreps | TWITTER — @Defend_TheHill [Top Players] JACK COX, Jr., QB BRIAN RANKIN, Sr., WR/DB COLBY […]
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 […]
HEBRON — Jack Woods spent a lot of time watching the final scores trickle in after carding a 5-over par 77 at Tallwood Country Club on Monday. The suspense for Woods and his Immaculate teammates was palpable.
The semifinal-round of the Class LL, L, M and S boys tournaments are scheduled to be held on Thursday, with the finals taking place on Friday. Here’s a look at what’s transpired in each Class. Class LL Top-seeded Andrew Ilie of Trumbull advanced to the semifinals of the singles bracket with a 6-1, 6-0 win […]
FINE PERFORMANCES Annie Acquavita, Cheshire: Acquavita passed the 100-goal mark for her career when she netted five in Cheshire’s 22-9 win over Branford on Tuesday. She also had two assists to give her seven points in the game. Cameryn Antler, Mercy: The senior netted seven goals as Mercy defeated Lauralton Hall, 16-10. Mia Carbone had […]
Jack Broggi, North Haven: Scored four goals, added two assists in a 14-11 win over St. Paul.
Ryan Caldwell, Morgan: Three goals and three assists in a 14-2 win over Old Lym…
The 2019 GameTimeCT All-State Gymnastics Team. Compiled by Rich DePreta. Photos by Hearst Connecticut Media. Designed by Pete Paguaga. FIRST TEAM ♦♦♦ Gymnast of the Year Lydia Taft Woodstock Academy Stats: No. 1 qualifier in state on all-around (36.4875 point average); No. 2 qualifier in state on floor exercise (9.4875); No. 3 qualifier in state […]
WELCOME to the FINAL episode of Courtside with Joe Morelli, your weekly podcast covering all things Connecticut boys basketball with GameTimeCT’s head beat writer with an assist from point guard (and GameTimeCT producer) Sean Patrick Bowley. After yet another exciting weekend of championships at Mohegan Sun Arena, we return after a couple weeks off for an action-packed episode […]
Innovation vs. Old Lyme
No. 1 East Catholic (26-1)
vs. No. 6 Windsor (23-3)
Old Lyme tops Somers 69-53 #ctbb pic.twitter.com/S1RnyQXW1P — Mike Madera (@MikeMadera2) March 14, 2019 MERIDEN – All season long, the Old Lyme basketball team has had the ability to score in spurts. The Wildcats may have saved their best for the most opportune time. Outscoring second-seeded Somers by 13 points in the second quarter, third-seeded […]
OLD LYME — The healthy respect the Old Lyme and Morgan boys basketball teams have for each other was never more evident in the postgame handshake line.
A Morgan player to an Old Lyme player: “Go win it all….
MADISON — John Pinone doesn’t mince words when it comes to his boys basketball team good or bad.
He’s hard on the kids because he wants the best out of them. He loves the kids because of how hard they work …
OLD LYME — Jared Ritchie ripped down a rebound, turned and fired a pass to Aedean Using, who took three dribbles then hit a breaking Raymond Doll downcourt for an uncontested layup with just more than a minute left in the first half of Tuesday’s Shoreline Conference semifinal game. The trio of Old Lyme juniors […]
MILFORD—Winner and still champion.
The reign of the Woodstock Academy Girls Gymnastics program became nine straight titles Saturday night as the Centaurs captured the Class S Championship at Jonathan Law HS…
STATE GYMNASTICS CAPSULES
CLASS M CHAMPIONSHIP
When: Saturday, February 23, 9 a.m.
Where: Jonathan Law HS, Milford
The Shoreline boys basketball tournament will begin Saturday, Feb. 23 with quarterfinals at the higher seeds. The semifinals will be on Tuesday, Feb. 26, also at the sites of the higher seeds. The championship will be Friday, March 1, 7 p.m. at Polson Middle School in Madison. Sign up for the GameTimeCT newsletter East Hampton is […]
CROMWELL – Good teams find ways to overcome bad nights and win games, and Cromwell had the depth and the determination to do that Tuesday in the Shoreline Conference tournament semifinals.
As Cromwell’s top…
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 […]
It is conference tournament time for girls basketball. Let’s go! Thursday CCC No. 16 Conard at No. 1 Windsor: WINDSOR No. 15 Manchester at No. 2 East Hartford: EAST HARTFORD No. 14 Farmington at No. 3 Newington: Farmington could push Newington in this one. NEWINGTON No. 13 RHAM at No. 4 Glastonbury: A deceptively tough […]
Two numbers jumped out on a tweet from the East Haven co-op boys hockey team Saturday night: 49, and 33.
Logan Hamilton made 49 saves in a 3-3 tie with Woodstock Academy, with Ricky Persico tying it up in t…
The 2018 GameTimeCT All-State Girls Soccer Team. Compiled by Joe Morelli. Photos by Hearst Connecticut Media, McKenzie Sullivan photo from the Journal-Inquirer and Meadow Mancini photo from Watertown girls soccer. Designed by Pete Paguaga. FIRST TEAM ♦♦♦ Player of the Year Jessica Mazo St. Joseph Stats: Finished with 17 goals and 12 assists fot the […]
DEEP RIVER – Trailing by 13 with under a minute left in the Principal’s Cup Thanksgiving week game vs. rival Haddam-Killingworth, Valley Regional/Old Lyme went to the deepest part of its playbook. Quarterback Nico Santos hit Jason O’Brien with a 7-yard hitch, O’Brien then lateraled the ball to a streaking Nick Braga, who ran the […]
MIDDLETOWN — Immaculate marked and shadowed Old Lyme striker Mya Johnson for 75 minutes Sunday night, and yet a sliver of opportunity was all that the senior needed to give the Wildcats to another state championship.
Johnson scored twice for O…
CIAC 2018 FALL CHAMPIONSHIP SCOREBOARD CLASS LL No. 5 STAPLES (17-1-3) vs. No. 7 RIDGEFIELD (20-2-1) When: Sunday, 3 p.m. Where: West Haven HS Broadcast: NFHS Network (subscription required) Championship game appearances: Staples is 1-2, making its second straight appearance; Ridgefield is the defending champion. Players to watch: Claire Middlebrook, Ridgefield: part of a rock-solid […]