SOUTHBURY — Trumbull’s boys basketball team used a 20-4, fourth-quarter run on its way to upending top-ranked and No. 4-seeded Sacred Heart, 73-66, in a Division I quarterfinal game on Monday night. The No. 5-seeded Eagles, now 19-3, will be playing in their first state semifinal since 1974. “Credit our kids,” coach Buddy Bray said. […]
Fairfield Prep gave @SHHS_Hearts all they could handle, but the Hearts prevail with a 69-54 win in Division I! #RunToTheSun #ctbb pic.twitter.com/4CN8OZ6Ijm — CT Sports Now (@CT_Sports_Now) March 8, 2019 WILTON — Aware that his team couldn’t match Sacred Heart’s length and athleticism, Fairfield Prep boys basketball coach Mike Papale and his staff devised a […]
WATERBURY – Top-seeded and top-ranked Sacred Heart tucked away its fifth consecutive NVL Tournament Championship with a 75-54 win over No. 3 Torrington Wednesday night at Wilby High School.
“It’s the defens…
WATERBURY — No. 3 seed Torrington and top-seeded Sacred Heart will meet at Wilby High School Wednesday night at 7 p.m. for the NVL boys basketball tournament championship game if an impending storm allows it.
Sacred Heart junior guard Nate Tabor is expected to back on the floor Saturday when the No. 1 ranked Hearts take on Ansonia in the Naugatuck Valley League tournament quarterfinals. Sacred Heart principal Butch Azzara confirmed to Hearst Connecticut Media Friday morning that Tabor, who has verbally committed to St. John’s, was back in school […]
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 […]
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 […]
So East Catholic won at Bassick last Friday, remained at No. 2 while Bassick dropped to No. 4 in the latest GameTimeCT poll rankings. There are five undefeated teams remaining. Two of them face one another on Saturday: Classical Magnet at Wamogo. So, at the very least, we will have just four unbeatens heading into […]
East Lyme lost to New London 50-40 on Saturday, but could have lost more than a game. Leading scorer Dev Ostrowski went down with a right foot injury a couple of minutes into the game and didn’t return. East Lyme coach Jeff Bernardi said an X-ray will be taken on Monday. The Vikings don’t play […]
Joe Morelli / Hearst Connecticut Media Sacred Heart’s Lorenzo Washington gets worked on by the trainer during the Hearts’ win over Crosby. WATERBURY – It wasn’t pretty whatsoever. It was a grind, as Sacred Heart coach Jon Carroll put it, a grind to get another victory against another Naugatuck Valley League opponent. OK, it does sound […]
The teams all remained the same, but there was some movement among the 10 this week. Don’t miss the latest high school sports news, features and polls. Sign up for the free GameTimeCT newsletter. Bassick and Notre Dame-West Haven remained undefeated, two of the eight still without a loss, and both moved up one spot […]
Defeating its biggest rival, the Greenwich High School boys swimming team upped its record to 6-0 with a decisive 124-62 win over visiting Fairfield Prep on Saturday.
The Cardinals build a significant lead …
Nate Tabor, a junior guard at Sacred Heart, has announced he made a verbal commitment to play college basketball at St. John’s. The news was first reported by Zach Braziller from the New York Post. St. John’s has landed a verbal commitment from four-star, top-60 2020 guard Nate Tabor, he announces on Fox Sports 1. […]
Some interesting tidbits from some of the state’s Christmas tournaments: Maybe Fairfield Warde and Ludlowe expected to meet in the Fairfield Holiday Tournament final last Friday at Alumni Hall. But no one outside the two programs thought this would be the final — it never had. But Warde won 38-37. The Mustangs and the Falcons […]
FINE PERFORMANCES Justice Ellison, South Windsor and Oliver Milledge, Greenwich: Ellison’s 54-point outing included six 3-pointers as South Windsor fell to Greenwich 86-76 in double overtime. Milledge scored 30 points in the win for Greenwich. Kyle Daniels, Wilbur Cross: Had 30 points, including 22 of 25 from the free-throw line, in the Governors’ 85-84 loss […]
Miller Anderson, Hall, Sr.: In the 1,000, Anderson finished 10th in New England (2:36.01) and placed 1st at the State Open (2:31.79) and in Class L (2:37.61).
Michael Browning, RHAM, Sr.: Won the shot put at the State Open (53-…
HARTFORD — The East Catholic boys basketball team is as good as advertised, while Hillhouse has plenty of work to do, especially on the offensive end.
East Catholic, the No. 2 team in the Register/GameTimeCT preseason boys bask…
Facing a two-goal deficit against a Sacred Heart squad that had allowed only one goal all season, certainly didn’t cause the Greenwich Academy field hockey team to panic.
Instead, the Gators methodically gained much-needed momentum and staged …
TORRINGTON — Sacred Heart/Kaynor Tech beat Torrington 2-1 at the Robert H. Frost Sports Complex Thursday evening, but the real goal for both girls soccer teams is improvement.
Hearts coach Mike Mentone is in his third year at Sacred Heart afte…
Vitals COACH — THOMAS ALLEN (2nd year 1-9) CONFERENCE — NVL Brass PLAYOFF CLASS — Class L (Co-op) HOME — Municipal Stadium, Waterbury 2017 RECORD — 1-9 2018 OPENER — Sept. 8 at Kennedy, 1 p.m. TEAM WEBSITE — Maxpreps Top Players ROBERT GUERIN, Sr. OL/DL (5-10, 250) QUINTEN ASIDEU, Sr. RB/LB (5-9, 200) SAIJON […]
WATERBURY – It was an old-fashioned pitcher’s duel at Waterville Park on Friday afternoon. In one corner was Holy Cross junior Austin Brown and in the other corner was Sacred Heart sophomore Hector Alejandro. Both pitchers were brilliant. Both pitched complete games. Both allowed just two hits. But it was Brown’s Crusaders who were victorious, […]
Former Hillhouse standout guard Joey Kasperzyk has verbally committed to play basketball at Division I Bryant. The news was first reported Thursday afternoon by Adam Finkelstein from ESPN. Bryant has landed a commitment from @WAPrepHoop & @XEliteBasketbal 2018 guard Joey Kasperzyk. — Adam Finkelstein (@AdamFinkelstein) April 5, 2018 Kasperzyk, a two-time Register All-State selection and […]
UNCASVILLE – As the final buzzer sounded, coach Chris Watts turned to face the crowd and thrust his arms into the sky. Behind him on the court, his Notre Dame-Fairfield players were jumping and hugging and crying and laughing in celebration, a celebration four years in the making. The Lancers had done it. Finally. The […]
More often than not, teames will need to make at least one comeback during tournament play in order to keep the championship dream alive. The new five-division format theCIAC has instituted has had several dramatic comebacks in this past week alone. Two of the better ones came from the two teams playing in Sunday’s Division […]
CHESHIRE — When it was his turn to speak at the CIAC luncheon for this much-awaited Division I state championship, a game prefaced by a week of some of the most amazing games in state high school history, Chris Watts talked about the basketbal…
Before the 10 boys basketball teams in the five new divisions tip off this week for the right to claim a state championship, GameTimeCT columnist Jeff Jacobs sat down with five of the coaches to see how they feel like the new format worked or didn’t work this season. Jacobs talked with Sacred Heart’s Jon […]
WEST HARTFORD – Windsor’s Corey McKeithan has already played giant killer in this new Division I state basketball tournament format, knocking out the top seed with a 3-point shot at the buzzer in double overtime in the quarterfinals. Three days after sending undefeated East Catholic packing, McKeithan had another chance to send a Division I […]
@SHHS_Hearts gets its second consecutive win over a New Haven school in the @ciacbbb division 1 tournament, this time defeating @Wilbur_Cross_HS 67-50 to advance to the semifinals. #ctbb pic.twitter.com/VOcxlr4k5A — CT Sports Now (@CT_Sports_Now) March 13, 2018 WATERBURY — Think about this for a minute: no one in a Sacred Heart boys basketball uniform has […]