There are many memorable events that happen at the CIAC boys and girls basketball championships at Mohegan Sun each year. One that is often spoken about is the Unified Sports games at halftime of each championship. The games both inspire and energize the crowds at Mohegan. Above is a special message from Unified Sports […]
The 2020 North-Central Connecticut Conference Boys Basketball tournament will tip off Wednesday, Feb. 26 with play-in games and continue with quarterfinals on Friday, Feb. 28 at the sites of the higher seeds. Update: The championship will be held Friday, March 6 at No. 3-seeded Canton, 6:30 p.m. BOYS BASKETBALL LEAGUE TOURNAMENT HUB Regular-season champion SMSA […]
This wasn’t knee hockey in the basement, where most of Reed Caney’s time in goal has been spent in his young life (at least in hockey). This was his varsity boys hockey debut for Staples, and it came against the No. 1 team…
SIMSBURY — Rockville had more to contend with than just James Goetz and Weston’s dynamic offense in the Class M semifinals.
Mother Nature posed a problem, too.
The top-seeded Rams were no ma…
There will be no mud bowls Monday night in the CIAC football semifinals. The CIAC announced Monday morning that the two semifinals scheduled for grass fields, Sheehan at Ansonia in Class S and Weston at Rockville in Class M, will move to turf fields. Ansonia’s home game is in neighboring Derby at Ryan Field, and […]
The 2019 CIAC Class M football semifinal preview capsules. Compiled by Pete Paguaga. Written by Pete Paguaga. Update: Monday, Dec. 9 The Weston-Rockville semifinal has been moved to Simsbury High School due to weather. 2019 CIAC PLAYOFF SCOREBOARD / SCHEDULE More semifinals previews: CLASS LL | CLASS L | CLASS S All games Monday, Dec. 9, 6:30 p.m. […]
The 2019 All-Pequot Conference Football Teams. Offensive Player of the Year: JAQUAN DUFOUR, Rockville Defensive Player of the Year: SAM ATTIANESE, Granby/Canton Coach of the Year: ERICK KNICKERBOCKER, Rockville Teddy Necoh Award for Perseverance: DAN BELSEN, Windsor Locks OFFENSE QB: Brandon Fratta, North Branford QB: Aaron Faiella, Coginchaug/East Hampton/Hale Ray QB: Jackson Rome, Granby/Canton QB: […]
HARTFORD — Last season, Rockville snuck into the playoffs with seven wins and was promptly clobbered by St. Joseph, the eventual state champion. It’s safe to say the Rams will be sticking around a bit longer this year. The top-seeded Rams opened the Class M playoffs with a bang, shutting down and shutting out No. […]
The 2019 CIAC Class M 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 S All games Wednesday, Dec. 4, 6:30 p.m. ♦♦♦ No. 8 SMSA/University/Classical at No. 1 Rockville WHERE –Weaver High School, Hartford […]
What was unofficial by the numbers has become official by committee on Friday, and the CIAC football playoff pairings are set.
The committee made no changes to the pairings that became apparent by the end o…
WELCOME BACK to yet another thrilling episode of The Meat Grinder, your weekly dose of high school football talk in Connecticut with GameTimeCT kingpins Pete Paguaga and Sean Patrick Bowley. Week 8 saw a few surprises — Naugatuck losing to Torrington comes to mind — and one big near-miss, as Danbury took No. 3 Darien to […]
ROCKVILLE — The significance of what Rockville has accomplished so far this season isn’t lost on Jonathan O’Coin. The senior quarterback understands what it means to be undefeated in November because he’s seen the program at its worst. “As you all know, we weren’t the hotshots my sophomore year,” he said, referring to a […]
WELCOME BACK to another thrilling episode of The Meat Grinder high school football podcast on GameTimeCT. We dive right into the wild scene at Cardinal Stadium in Greenwich where No. 4 Darien jumped out to a big lead and then held off No. 3 Greenwich in a 27-21 thriller that ended anticlimactically when Greenwich spiked the ball […]
WINSTED — On a day that left Rockville coach Erick Knickerbocker disappointed, his undefeated Rams, the top ranked Class M football team in the state, still held up their end on the scoreboard with a 31-3 win over Gilbert/…
To get your team’s games featured, email your postgame boxscores to GameTimeCT@gmail.com KILLINGLY — Jacob Nurse threw two touchdowns in Killingly’s win over Fitch. Nurse tossed a 20-yard touchdown to Josh Heaney with less than eight minutes left to lift Killingly past Fitch. Heaney caught two touchdown passes in the win. Jackson Lopes scored […]
CANTON — Ever the history buff, Rockville coach Erick Knickerbocker brought in two players from the school’s 1969 team that finished 9-1 to stir up the echoes before the 2019 Rams’ unbeaten showdown with rival Granby/Canton Friday afternoon. The alumni relayed a quote from NFL legendary coach Vince Lombardi to the kids the night before. […]
VERNON – When Erick Knickerbocker took over the Rockville football program two years ago, he wanted to bring it back to its glory days. Or, to put it his way: “Restore the Rock.” In the eight years before Knickerbocker took over, the program was 12-70. In the 1980s and the 1990s, however, the Rams […]
[Vitals] COACH — ERICK KNICKERBOCKER (2nd year, 7-4) CONFERENCE — Pequot PLAYOFF CLASS — M (433 boys enrollment) HOME — Rockville High School Field, Vernon 2018 RECORD — 7-4, lost to St. Joseph in Class M quarterfinals 2019 OPENER — Sept. 13 vs. Windsor Locks/Suffield/East Granby, 6:30 p.m TEAM WEBSITE — Rockvillefootball.com | TWITTER […]
BRISTOL — St. Joseph, the No. 11 seed, used the stellar pitching of Jimmy Evans to squeeze out a 3-0 victory over No. 7 Rockville in the first Class M semifinal game at Muzzy Field Tuesday. Evans’ three-hit, 10-strikeout …
The 2018 All-Pequot League Football Teams. Players of the Year SASSACUS: TOBEY CALLENDER, Haddam-Killingworth UNCAS: JULIEN RIVAS, Stafford/Somers/East Windsor Coach of the Year BRIAN MAZZONE, Stafford/Somers/East Windsor Ted Netcoh Award LUCIANO DUFFY, Old Saybrook/Westbrook Sassacus Offense QB–Bryce Karstetter, Cromwell/Portland QB–JP Nye, Morgan RB–Tobey Callender, Haddam-Killingworth RB–Nick Braga, Valley Regional/Old Lyme WR — Jason O’Brien, Valley Regional/Old […]
Welcome to the fourteenth edition of the GameTimeCT football podcast. Thirty-two teams entered postseason season play on Tuesday and now 16 teams are left as the season heads towards the semifinals this weekend. We saw a handful of good games across the board and a couple of routs. You can check out the full postseason […]
STRATFORD — It was easy to see that St. Joseph and Rockville are at two different levels.
The former is the defending Class S state champion with a tradition of winning championships while the latter is a state tournament novic…
The 2018 Class M football quarterfinal preview capsules. Compiled by Pete Paguaga. More quarterfinal previews: CLASS LL | CLASS L | CLASS S All games Tuesday, Nov. 27, 6:30 p.m. No. 8 Rockville at No. 1 St. Joseph WHERE – At Penders Field, Stratford TICKETS – Adults $10, Students/Senior Citizen $5 RECORDS – Rockville 7-3, St. […]
Vitals COACH — ERICK KNICKERBOCKER (1st year) CONFERENCE — Pequot Uncas PLAYOFF CLASS — M (415 boys enrollment) HOME — Rockville High School Field, Vernon 2017 RECORD — 1-9 2018 OPENER — Sept. 7 at Cromwell/Portland, 7 p.m TEAM WEBSITE — Rockvillefootball.com | TWITTER — @therockfootball | INSTAGRAM — therockfootball Top Players BEN AMBRO, Sr. […]
Pardon us while we catch up on some #TweetYourBuzzerBeaters from the last few weeks… While most of us were in our post-Christmas, pre-New Years hibernation, Rockville’s boys basketball team was performing a little court magic during its first few games. Back on December 19, in the season opener vs. Bolton, sophomore Alex Deane thrilled the […]
TORRINGTON >> Torrington’s softball team overcame a slow start for a third win this season, 4-1, over Rockville in a Class L second round state tournament game at Torrington High School Wednesday afternoon. “You kind of know what to expect,” said Torrington first baseman Amanda Thiel (2-for-3, 2 RBI), returning to the field after missing […]
BERLIN >> With emotions running high, the Berlin football team played exactly the way Nick Zuk would have played. Only this time Zuk wasn’t on the field, but watching from above as his Redcoats teammates got the job done. On ‘Nick A. Zuk Day’ as Gov. Dannel Malloy proclaimed Sept. 16, 2016 in the state […]
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Josh Foster will play huge roles on both offense and defense for Rockville in 2016. Vitals Coach: AJ TADDIO (3rd year, 4-17) Conference: CCC Division III East Playoff Class: S (382 boys enrollment) Home: Rockville High School 2015 Record: 3-7 (3-1 CCC D-III East) 2016 Kickoff: Sept. 9 vs. Northwest Catholic, 6:30 p.m. Team website: RockvilleFootball.com | MaxPreps | Twitter: @CoachTaddio Top players JOSH FOSTER, Sr., HB/MLB (5-8, 170) […]