SHELTON — It’s easy as one-two-three. Snap the football, place the football, kick the football. Shelton’s Nick Andrade has found that while the numerical numbers coincide, there is more to placekicking. “I have a checklist,” said Andrade, who began practice this week with Springfield College. “The first, and the most important, is mental. All kicks […]
SHELTON — Open spaces are where Alli Kenealy was most comfortable. Her ability to commune with nature, while competing at Shelton High in cross country and track earned Kenealy a spot at the University of New Haven. “I played soccer my freshman year,” said Kenealy, a recent Shelton High graduate. “I thought if I continued […]
Seven members of the Shelton High School community, ranging from legendary coaches to amazing teachers and impactful community members, will be inducted into the school’s 2019 Hall of Fame. The Shelton High School Hall of Fame was established in 2017 as a way to recognize and honor in a permanent manner those who have excelled […]
Jack Carr will be joining the University of Massachusetts Division I men’s lacrosse team, and the Shelton High All-State defender believes he’s found the right spot to spark his innate competitive spirit. “UMass has a great lacrosse program. I played a summer tournament there, the coaches came to watch, and I was happy when they offered me […]
WATERTOWN — If the Connecticut Junior Amateur continues to be a tournament of breakouts, as it has been from its inception, Gunnar Granito could be this year’s poster child.
Granito, who has played three ti…
SHELTON — Announcing the batteries for respective teams was commonplace in yesteryear. The home plate umpire would face the bleachers and let them know who was pitching and catching. Nowadays, you can’t tell the lineup unless you have privy to the lineup. That leaves it up to the battery mates to get your attention. Shelton Valley pitcher […]
CCC ALL-CCC WEST DIVISION: Ryan Roller (Conard); Erik Youngstrom (Conard); Brian Liao (Farmington); Sachit Sabapathy (Farmington); Scott Touhy (Farmington); Brennan George (Hall); Leonel Caceres (Newington); Louis Egbuna (Newington); Mason Romano (Newington); Ethan Basch (Simsbury); Joe Bargman (Simsbury); Zack Morgan (Southington); Tim Walsh (Southington); Adam Hunter (Southington). ALL-CCC EAST DIVISION: Chaddane Williams (Bloomfield); Emmanuel Goods (Bloomfield); Kai Haughton […]
SHELTON — Brendan Palmer went the distance to pitch Shelton Valley Legion to a 6-1 victory over Torrington Post 38 on Saturday. Palmer is a rising sophomore at Ansonia High. “Brendan did a great job mixing up his pitches,” Shelton Valley head coach Ron Luneau said of his right hander. “He kept them off balance […]
Player of the Year: Logan Carstens, Staples CLASS L Aldane Burke, East Hartford Ardian Kodzodziku, Newtown David Niski, Shelton Eric Moore, Newtown Jake Harasyko, Glastonbury Kayque Jorge, Danbury Logan Carstens, Staples Owen Edminster, Warde Piers Roofthooft, Darien Rob Morrill, Newtown Ryan Roller, Conard Tim Walsh, Southington Tyler Herget, Darien Zack Morgan, Southington CLASS M Aiden […]
It was announced Monday that for the fifth consecutive season, the FCIAC and the SCC will play each other in one game for the next two seasons in baseball. Sheehan, Jonathan Law and Wilbur Cross from the SCC and Trinity Catholic from the FCIAC will not participate. For 2021, the home and away teams […]
SHELTON — It took a second-half comeback from a three-goal deficit, a last-second save by goaltender Padraig Colligan to end regulation, and an overtime game-winner by Christopher Cataldo for the Greenwich High boys lacros…
WALLINGFORD — Deshaune Poole of Hillhouse and Meredith Bloss of Guilford have been dominant in their events in the SCC over the years and that dominance continued at the Southern Connecticut Conference boys and girls track…
Two student athletes – Shelton’s Erin Keary and Hand’s Thomas LaTorre have been named the recipients of the 2019 SCC “Comeback Player of the Year” awards. Both students suffered severe injuries, yet were able to overcome them to become outstanding role models in their respective schools. A corporate sponsor of the Southern Connecticut Conference (SCC), […]
Pitchers and catchers, ball hitting the mitt, bats hitting the ball.
All signs of spring and coaches around the state are filled with expectations.
Shelton baseball coach Scott Gura, like ma…
Like many boys outdoor track and field teams in the Southern Connecticut Conference, the Wilbur Cross boys track team has a long history of success, blessed with talent and depth.
The 2019 season is no exce…
Boys Results Team scores: 1. Shelton 125.5, 2. Hillhouse 119, 3. Amity 111.5, 4. Hand 81, 5. Sheehan 69.5, 6. Law 62, 7. Cheshire 50, 8. (tie) Foran and Lyman Hall 28, 10. Guilford 26.5 Winner in each event and regional finishers among top three 100: 1. Michael Rodia (Shelton) 10.98; 200: 1. Deshaune Poole […]
MILFORD — Jonathan Law’s Gina Boccamazzo was an All-Star caliber player at third base for coach Melanie Blude. But the Eagles needed a catcher this spring — and turned to Boccamazzo. A senior co-captain, Boccamazzo threw a runner out at third and tagged a runner out at home plate, when Law defeated Shelton High, 6-1, on Wednesday. She […]
MONROE — Masuk’s girls lacrosse team pinned a 15-3 loss on Shelton in an out-of-conference clash on Saturday afternoon. Masuk had a quick turnaround after a 12-10 comeback win over visiting Bethel in the rain the night before. Midfielders Bennett and Pagano had key goals late in the victory over Bethel. Coach Rob Troesser liked how his team performed in […]
SHELTON — Shelton’s baseball team has turned the corner. The Gaels followed up a tough start to the campaign with wins in four consecutive games (five-of-six, overall) after a 12-2, run-rule triumph over Abbott Tech on Thursday. The Gaels banged out 11 hits, one day after accumulating 15 hits in a 9-2 triumph over Lyman Hall. Shelton […]
WEST HAVEN — The West Haven softball team continued their perfect start to its 2019 campaign on Thursday afternoon, shutting out Shelton, 8-0, in a Southern Connecticut Conference contest at Frank Biondi Field. Freshman Paige Beurer, the eighth-place batter, provided all the offense the Blue Devils would need, going 2-for-3 with a triple, a single and four […]
Jack Broggi, North Haven: Scored four goals, added two assists in a 14-11 win over St. Paul.
Ryan Caldwell, Morgan: Three goals and three assists in a 14-2 win over Old Lym…
It has been an interesting start to the boys track season for Cheshire.
After a disappointing 0-3 start, the Rams won four straight dual meets to improve to 4-3 including going 3-0 against East Haven, West …
With a player like Aiden O’Donnell anchoring its defense, Xavier expected the back end to be a strength.
There were question marks in some other places, but the Falcons have rattled off six wins in a row, w…
BRANFORD— Thanks to a consistent barrage of goals from the Gaels, Shelton defeated Branford, 15-8, to improve to 5-2 on Saturday. Nick Pavone led Shelton with four goals while Nick Pagluiso added three goals and an assist. Casey Brennan had two assists and a goal. Jack Carr scored two goals and Jake Oddo added a goal and […]
MILFORD — Foran baseball’s John Shannon and Shelton’s Anthony Steele were locked in a pitching duel through five innings, before the Lions sent three runners across the plate in the sixth inning to post a 3-0 SCC triumph at Ken Walker Field on Friday. “It was fun going out and matching pitches,” said Shannon, […]
The high school boys swimming season concludes Thursday with the CIAC State Open Championships. Here’s a look at the much-anticipated final competition of the season.
WHERE: Robert Kiphuth Memorial Exhibiti…
NEW HAVEN — A.J. Edwards scored 17 of his game-high 23 points in the second half to propel Amistad to a 68-59 win over Shelton in the quarterfinals of the Division III state tournament at Wilbur Cross on Monday night.
NEW HAVEN — Entering Monday’s Class LL Swimming Championships, Greenwich knew it needed to not only win the meet in order to also contend for the State Open title, it had to do so in convincing fashion.
LITCHFIELD — Melvin Kolenovic scored 18 points and Peri Basimakopoulos had 17 as No. 16-seeded Shelton knocked off unbeaten No. 1 seed Wamogo in a Division III first-round game Thursday night. Shelton’s victory snapped a 23-game win streak for the Berkshire League regular-season and tournament champions dating back to last year’s loss to Cromwell in […]