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 […]
NEW HAVEN — Jack Manware isn’t entirely sure how his shot went in, but that it did was something he’d dreamed of for years.
Manware’s first goal of two opened the scoring for Branford late in the first peri…
HARTFORD — A brilliant regular season for Watertown/Pomperaug came from simple things, simple things that their Friday night opponent in the CIAC Division II boys hockey quarterfinals turned back on the Indians.
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 […]
When Taniyah Thompson of Hamden scored her 1,000th career point midway through her junior season, the record was in sight.
Midway through her senior season, it is hers.
Friday against Career…
WEST HAVEN — Plainville senior Caitlin Barker understands her team’s offense. She also understands when the 3-pointers fall, the dynamic of the team changes.
Behind 20 points from Barker and a balanced scoring attack, Plainvill…
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 […]
NEW BRITAIN — Their schedule made them a low seed. It might’ve also made Plainville a CIAC boys soccer champion. Quick transition off a turnover produced the only goal with 11:50 left as 23rd-seeded Plainville beat top-seeded, unbeaten Ellington 1-0 Sunday evening at Veterans Stadium to win the Class M title. It’s the school’s first […]
Schedule, scoreboard, broadcast, live blog and story links for the 2018 CIAC Fall State Championships. Boys soccer, girls soccer, volleyball and the swimming state open will be broadcast online by the NFHS Network (a subscription is required). Purchase tickets to the state finals at CIACSports.com. Due to Thursday’s snowstorm, the entire outdoor schedule has been […]
CIAC 2018 FALL CHAMPIONSHIP SCOREBOARD Capsule previews for the 2018 CIAC Boys Soccer Championships on Saturday, November 17, 2018. CLASS LL No. 8 Glastonbury (15-3-2) vs. No. 2 Hall (18-1-1) When: Sunday, 12:30 p.m. Where: Veterans Stadium, New Britain Broadcast: NFHS Network (Subscription Required) Championship game appearances: Glastonbury: 16th appearance, 10-5 overall. 2017 def. Naugatuck […]
BLOOMFIELD — With a lot of hype surrounding it heading into the season, Bloomfield was up to the task in its opener. Behind a three-touchdown performance by senior running back Ky’Juon Butler, Bloomfield easily defeated Plainville 53-0. Despite the lopsided win, the Warhawks feel like they didn’t play their best. “We won by 53 and […]
Vitals COACH — TIM SHEA (3rd year, 5-15) CONFERENCE — CCC Division III West PLAYOFF CLASS — S (372 boys enrollment) HOME — Tinty Stadium, Plainville 2017 RECORD — 5-5 2018 OPENER — Sept. 7 at Bloomfield, 7 p.m. TEAM WEBSITE — MaxPreps | TWITTER — @PLVBlueDevilFB Top Players BRADY CALLAHAN, Sr. ATH/DB FRANK GRIFFIN, Sr. QB (5-10, […]
HADDAM — It’s on to the Elite Eight for the Haddam-Killingworth boys soccer team.The seventh-ranked Cougars, co-champions of the Shoreline Conference, beat No. 23 Plainville 2-0 in an emotional, often chippy — there were two yellow cards…
MIDDLETOWN >> Middletown boys basketball coach Rick Privott said he thinks his team is beginning to round into shape. “I think we’re getting there,” Privott said, following his team’s 72-26 romp over Plainville in a Central Connecticut Conference South Division game at the LaBella-Sullivan Gymnasium Tuesday evening. “Tyshaun [James] is maybe coming along a little […]
Above: Senior lineman Marc Liquindoli leads an experienced offensive line for Plainville under first-year head coach Tim Shea. Vitals Coach: TIM SHEA (1st year at Plainville, [44-25 career record]) Conference: CCC Division III West Playoff Class: S (383 boys enrollment) Home: Tinty Field and Track 2015 Record: 4-6 (0-4 CCC D-III West) 2016 Kickoff: Sept. 9 vs. Tolland, 7 p.m. Team website: MaxPreps Top players […]
Tim Shea, who spent 12 years as an assistant and head coach at Woodland Regional before stepping down following the 2013 season, was announced as Plainville’s head coach in a school press release and on Twitter Thursday afternoon. Shea had spent the last two seasons coaching at Post University’s sprint football program. He takes over […]
PLAINVILLE >> The Plainfield offense has been running through catcher Colby Greenhalgh all season and it was no different on Wednesday in the second round of the Class M state baseball tournament. Greenhalgh doubled twice, drove in three runs and scored two as the 12th-seeded Panthers beat fifth-seeded Plainville 6-4 at Plainville High School. Plainfield […]
MIDDLETOWN >> Plainville came into its game with Middletown with a plan: put the ball in the deep freeze, wait, wait and wait some more. Hope for a good shot and whatever happens, don’t run with the Blue Dragons. Plainville executed that plan. It made no difference. Middletown (13-2) declared it, too, could play this […]
My boy @Tim_Dixon4 pic.twitter.com/pYpepVq72Y — Zach (@ZachBartolini) February 3, 2016 January wasn’t kind to Plainville’s boys basketball team. But February? February’s looking up. Just half a week after snapping a month-long, nine game losing streak with a 46-35 victory over Bristol Eastern, Plainville made it two-in-a-row with a spectacular, 48-46, victory over Rocky Hill Tuesday […]
FARMINGTON>> A couple of tough games to start the season for the Plainville boys soccer team may have done some good. After losing to Wethersfield (3-0) and Avon (3-1 in overtime) in its first two games, the Blue Devils have responded with two shutouts including on Tuesday at the Farmington Sports Arena by beating Platt, 4-0. […]
DIVISION I WEST Conard A large senior class returns from last year’s 4-6 team, including quarterback Declan Flaherty, who assumed the role at midseason. Phil Simplicio and Josh Agosto lead a seasoned line. Defense, led by Bobby Iwersen, Lucas Decelles, Kyle Pena-Green and Sequan Small should be improved. Team Preview Hall The Warriors […]
Vitals Coach: Chris Farrell (6th year, 22-29) Conference: CCC Division III West Playoff Class: S (337 boys enrollment) Home: Plainville High School or Veterans Stadium, New Britain 2014 Record: 5-6 (2-2 CCC D-III East) 2015 Kickoff: Sept. 11 at Tolland, 6:30 p.m. Team website: MaxPreps page Top players Shaun Simoneau, Jr., MLB/FB (5-9, 195) Corey McKisson, Sr., RB/SS (5-7, 162) Jon Lindgren, Sr., OLB/QB (5-9, 175) Jon Olsen, Jr., […]
MIDDLETOWN >> It took a while, but Middletown’s relentless offensive pressure paid off with two second-half goals and the Blue Dragons beat Plainville 2-0 in a Central Connecticut Conference South Division girls soccer game played Monday evening at Rosek-Skubel Stadium. The ball was in Plainville’s end of the field virtually all game, but the Dragons […]
Vitals Coach: Chris Farrell (5th season, 16-24) Conference: Central Connecticut Conference (Division III East) Playoff Class: Class S (366 boys enrollment) Home: Alumni Field 2013 Record: 4-6 2014 Kickoff: Sept. 12 vs. Maloney, 7 p.m. Team website: MaxPreps page Top players Jon Lindgren, Sr., QB/CB (5-9, 175) Dante Correa, Sr., RB (5-9, 150) Andre DeGregorio, Sr., WR/FS (6-1, 188) Jaeden Ferrara, Sr., […]
High school seniors from Hartford County were recognized as the state’s top scholar-athletes at the 2014 Connecticut Association of Schools (CAS) Scholar-Athlete Banquet sponsored by McDonald’s. A 31-year sponsor of the program with a longstanding commitment to educational programs in Connecticut, McDonald’s joined CAS to honor the following local students as the best of the […]
CCC Master Schedule Berlin Bloomfield Bristol Central Bristol Eastern Bulkeley/HMTCA Conard E.O. Smith East Catholic East Hartford Farmington Fermi Glastonbury Hall Hartford Public Maloney Manchester Middletown New Britain Newington Northwest Catholic Plainville Platt RHAM Rockville Rocky Hill Simsbury South Windsor Southington Tolland Weaver Wethersfield Windsor
By Jim Bransfield Press Correspondent MIDDLETOWN >> There are different kinds of losses. Some days you just tip your cap to the other team and on other days the losses are tough, might-have-been kinds of losses. But then there are the brutal ones, the kind that keeps coaches up at night. Middletown’s 5-4 Central Connecticut […]
The Central Connecticut Conference is the largest in the state, which means a large portion of the state tournament is CCC schools. When I talk to coaches about how they prepare for tournament play, most of them say that playing in the CCC has prepared them, because it’s the best conference in the state. Of […]
MIDDLETOWN >> Middletown High’s girls basketball team used a big second half to blow out Plainville, 58-38, to take over first place in the Central Connecticut Conference South Saturday evening at the LaBella-Sullivan Gym at MHS. “After a little bit of a bumpy start, I thought we executed our offense and defense as well as […]