The NVL girls basketball tournament will begin with quarterfinals on Saturday at Holy Cross, continue with semifinals Monday, Feb. 18 and concluded with the championship Wednesday, Feb. 20, both at Kennedy High School in Waterbury. Sacred Heart is the defending champion and the No. 2 seed in this year’s tournament. Unbeaten St. Paul is the […]
WINSTED — Gilbert defended its Bekshire-Valley Postseason Invitational Championship with a 203-153.5 advantage over second-place Northwestern on a great day for area wrestling Saturday at The Gilbert School.
NEW MILFORD — The third time was the charm for the Newtown High School girls gymnastics team.
The Nighthawks had posted runner-up finishes the past two seasons at the South-West Conference girls gymnastics …
Winning now is the No. 1 tenet of high school sports.
But potential is also important, especially in girls gymnastics.
A program positioning itself for future success on the state level, don…
TORRINGTON — After a disappointing loss at Wolcott Tuesday, Torrington’s boys basketball team came home with its A game Friday night, running and shooting past Oxford for an 83-43 smoking.
“Torrington is a very, very good team …
Chloe Ashton, Staples: The sophomore impressed in the uneven bars, beam and floor exercise for the Wreckers in the Class L meet.
Emily Baktis, Oxford: The senior shined in vaulting and …
NAUGATUCK — The mascot “Greyhounds” is without a doubt the ideal moniker for the 2018 edition of the Naugatuck High School football team.
They’re fast, they’re strong and five games into this high school football season, they’re undefeated, as…
OXFORD—Since the Oxford football team joined the Naugatuck Valley League in 2014, Ansonia has had the Wolverines’ number.
The last four seasons the Chargers have gone 4-0 against the Wolverines and outscored them a combined 162-20.
OXFORD — Lillian Danowski tried unsuccessfully to fight back emotions as she stood on her Hogs Back Road porch watching the action below. “I don’t know when this would have been done,” said the recently widowed woman. “These past few weeks have been a struggle.” Michael Ukanowicz, on Rollings Hill Drive, had made 25 trips […]
Having guided two different programs in two different sports at two different high schools to their first-ever state titles, Ed Lucas is more than a cross country/track and field coach, he’s an architect, a builder of championship teams.
WINSTED – Top-seeded Northwestern blew out nearly all its opponents in an undefeated regular season in the Berkshire League.
Wednesday, the Highlanders survived their second straight Class M state tournament nailbiter in a 4-3 round two softba…
OXFORD 3, KOLBE CATHEDRAL 0 Game scores: Oxford 25-10, 25-17, 25-15. Records: Kolbe Cathedral 3-14, Oxford 11-6. Highlights: KC—Kafo Bagaden had 10 kills and two blocks. Johnathan Darant had five kills and 14 digs. Bernard Schuler had 18 assists. O—John Dambruso had four kills and 15 digs. Aaron King had seven kills and nine digs. […]
SEYMOUR — A loss was a new taste for the Seymour softball team.
The response has been swift and authoritative, though.
Since falling to St. Paul 4-3 on Monday, the Wildcats have outscored opponents 30-0 in two wins after blanking Oxford 13-0 F…
The 57th anniversary of the Casey-O’Brien New Haven County Chapter of the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame will be on Friday March 31 at Fantasia, 404 Washington Ave, North Haven. A reception will begin at 5:30 pm a with the march to the head table at 6:30 pm. Twenty-seven high school and […]
Despite having no first-place finishers, Brookfield stormed to the Class S swimming championship Thursday at Wesleyan. The Bobcats won the event handily, earning 649 points to second-place Holy Cross’ 571. This is the Bobcats’ sixth title in the last eight seasons. The previous five were in Class M. It’s their ninth title, overall and first […]
TORRINGTON >> Torrington’s boys basketball team unleashed a game-long full court press, swarming over a scrappy Oxford team en route to a 74-64 victory Wednesday night at Torrington High School. “In our first three games of the season, we tried to just play steady and we came out 0-3,” said Red Raider Coach Eric Gamari. […]
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SEYMOUR >> The NVL showdown between Valley rivals Seymour and Oxford Thursday was likely a Class S state playoff elimination game. Senior quarterback Jaylen Kelley and junior running back Bobby Melms did their part to give the host Wildcats a chance to extend their season. Kelley and Melms combined for six touchdowns as Seymour rolled […]
DERBY >> Oxford thought its punishing rushing attack could impose its will entering an NVL Copper Division clash with Valley rival Derby. That script worked nearly to perfection Saturday. The visiting Wolverines scored on their first three offensive possessions and added a special teams touchdown in between en route to a 43-6 victory over the […]
Coming off a resounding loss to West Haven on Sept. 30, Cheshire rebounded and responded against SCC power Xavier this past weekend. The Rams (4-1) led 23-14 going into the fourth quarter against the Falcons, only to see the lead evaporate. Xavier rallied and took a 24-23 lead with just 1:26 remaining. But Cheshire was […]
TORRINGTON >> Torrington’s boys soccer team (2-0) came away with a 1-0 win over Oxford (2-1) Friday evening in a game both teams might have underestimated coming into the Robert H. Frost Sports Complex. The Wolverines pulverized their first two opponents, Crosby and Wolcott, 7-1 and 6-0. Torrington did the same to Holy Cross, 4-0. […]
Vitals Coach: JOE STOCHMAL (10th year, 39-54) Conference: NVL Copper Division Playoff Class: S (309 boys enrollment) Home: Wolverine Field 2015 Record: 3-7 2016 Kickoff: Sept. 9 vs. Watertown, 6 p.m. Team website: MaxPreps Top players JOE ROMAGNA, Sr., RB/LB (6-1, 210) XAVIER PINCKNEY, Sr., OL/DL (5-9, 245) AIDAN FAY, Sr., WR/DB (5-10, 170) GRIFFIN DOWNS, […]
TORRINGTON >> Torrington’s boys swimming and diving team had no trouble with visiting Oxford in an 86-76 win at the Torrington YMCA Wednesday night. Far from it, a meet that was 86-38 before going exhibition (no Torrington scoring) for the final three events gave the Red Raiders (4-3-1) a chance to experience the benefits of […]
TORRINGTON >> Torrington’s boys basketball team held Oxford scoreless for the first five minutes in a 69-59 win in which defense and a breakout performance by David White kept the Red Raiders in the lead. “Defensively, I thought we were good,” said Coach Eric Gamari. “Offensively, we struggled a little bit at times, but it […]
TERRYVILLE >> Defending Berkshire-Valley Champion Terryville benefited from five Northwestern forfeits to win an otherwise-close season-opening match at home Wednesday night, 48-27. The Kangaroos got pins from Hunter D’Antonio, Fred Ellegard and Andrew Berman. Northwestern came back strong with pins by Gabe Schwartz, Angelo Folino, Joe Pedrolini and Caleb Boucher. Highlander Josh Schwartz won a […]
By Peter Wallace email@example.com @PWallaceSports on Twitter Wrestling is a do-or-die sport, breeding that attitude in athletes and coaches alike. That’s fortunate for the small schools dotting the Northwest Corner because, as tough as the sport is, it’s even tougher for the schools to maintain healthy programs. Wrestling demands 100 percent dedication, weeding out pretenders, […]
Monday’s Star Krissy LaSance, Hand girls volleyball: Had 16 kills and 28 digs in a 3-1 victory over Guilford. [polldaddy poll=”9161496″] Vote for Tuesday’s Star of the Day until 9 p.m. Wednesday
Zoe Olbrys had 19 assists and nine digs for the No. 5 seeded Oxford girls volleyball team, which stunned top-seeded and previously-undefeated Seymour 26-24, 25-23, 6-25, 25-21 Tuesday night in the Naugatuck Valley League tournament semifinals at Beacon Falls. Britanny Licursi added 11 kills and seven digs and Jess Zajkiwski had 25 digs for the […]
GIRLS Derby wins three (at Veterans Park, Watertown) 3.1 miles Team results: Derby 23, Watertown 32; Derby 15, Crosby 50; Derby 16, Wilby 47; Watertown 16, Wilby 47; Watertown 15, Crosby 50; Crosby 24, Wilby 33 Individual results: 1. Kiley Rodriguez (D) 19:55 (course record), 2. Gabriella Prizio (D) 20:34, 3. Sophia Guerra (WT) 20:49, […]