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 […]
The 2019 GameTimeCT All-State Boys Soccer team. Compiled by Scott Ericson. Photos by Hearst Connecticut Media. Designed by Pete Paguaga and Sean Patrick Bowley. FIRST TEAM ♦♦♦ Player of the Year Alec Hughes Glastonbury, Senior, Forward Stats: 27 goals Honors: NSCAA All New England, All-State, All-CCC Up Next: Will play soccer at University […]
BLOOMFIELD — Bloomfield scored on its first play from scrimmage, added a touchdown on their last play of the first half, and in between those scores held Plainville to 22 yards of total offense on its way to the Class S championship game after a 35-7 victory in the fog and rain at Phil Rubin […]
The 2019 CIAC Class S football semifinal preview capsules. Compiled by Pete Paguaga and Michael Fornabaio. Written by Michael Fornabaio. Update: Monday, Dec. 9: The Sheehan-Ansonia semifinal has been moved to Derby. 2019 CIAC PLAYOFF SCOREBOARD / SCHEDULE More semifinals previews: CLASS LL | CLASS L | CLASS M All games Monday, Dec. 9, 6:30 p.m. ♦♦♦ No. […]
BRIDGEPORT — The Plainville football team earned its first playoff win in program history on Wednesday, defeating second-seeded Bullard-Havens Tech 22-12 in the quarterfinal round of the Class S playoffs at Kennedy Stadium…
The 2019 CIAC Class S football quarterfinal preview capsules. Compiled by Pete Paguaga. Written by Pete Paguaga and Sean Patrick Bowley. 2019 CIAC PLAYOFF SCOREBOARD / SCHEDULE More quarterfinal previews: CLASS LL | CLASS L | CLASS M All games Wednesday, Dec. 4, 6:30 p.m. ♦♦♦ No. 8 Plainfield at No. 1 Ansonia WHERE – Leo F. Ryan Field […]
Notre Dame-West Haven coach Joe DeCaprio teased that we should’ve given him a call last week, before a loss to Xavier on Friday.
Still, the big picture for the Green Knights is that they had won four in a r…
PLAINVILLE – Bloomfield quarterback Daron Bryden had himself a night on Friday. The junior threw six touchdowns and broke the school career record for touchdown passes in the Warhawks’ 47-0 win over Plainville. The record was 65 held by Jason Manson — who went on to play at Iowa and is now the head […]
[Vitals] COACH — TIM SHEA (4th year, 11-19 ) CONFERENCE — CCC Division III West PLAYOFF CLASS — S (372 boys enrollment) HOME — Tinty Stadium, Plainville 2018 RECORD – 6-4 2019 OPENER — Sept. 13, vs East Catholic, 6:30 p.m. TEAM WEBSITES — Maxpreps | TWITTER — @PLVBlueDevilFB [Top Players] MASON SARRA, Sr. RB/LB/K (5-8 195) […]
Chris Akinduro, Naugatuck, Jr. F: Two-year starter scored 11 goals with four assists as a sophomore.
Ben Carlson, Foran, Sr. D: Carlson has been chosen for the ODP regional team, making him one of the top d…
This November, the CIAC will crown champions in boys soccer for the 20th time this century. In that time, 45 schools have claimed state titles in Classes S, M, L and LL, including years where co-championships were earned. Five schools, Farmington, East Catholic, Brookfield, Barlow and Avon have won titles in two different classes. Here […]
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 […]