WATERTOWN — Nonnewaug’s Eddie Nicholas and Thomaston’s Maegan Desmarais, both undefeated in the dual meet season, won individual titles at the Berkshire League’s Cross Country Championships Friday afternoon at Watertown’s Black Rock State Park…
BRISTOL — It all started with a bloop single, a seemingly innocuous pop-up that detected a small opening in no-man’s-land in shallow left field and dropped in for a hit.
It wasn’t particularly well-hit, but it certainly was well placed, and th…
WASHINGTON—It took more than 24 hours to complete, but it was well worth the wait.
The Shepaug Valley baseball team is headed to a place not seen in close to a decade: the Class S semifinals.
The No. 1 Spartans continued their breakout season …
TORRINGTON – A friendly baseball scrimmage — the NVL’s Torrington Red Raiders vs. the Berkshire League’s Shepaug Spartans Friday afternoon at Fuessenich Park — begins a look at the width and breadth of area teams in CIAC single-elimination sta…
Aye it’s your boy Pete Paguaga filling in for Scott Ericson this week. Coming off its first loss in almost a month – a 1-0 loss to East Hartford last Monday, South Windsor coach Mike McDermott didn’t know how his team would respond. But he knew they would be ready. “We have had a couple […]
WINSTED — Gilbert’s golf team stayed undefeated (12-0 Berkshire League; 18-0 overall) with easy wins over Housatonic and Shepaug Thursday afternoon at Winsted’s Green Woods Country Club.
Doing so kept them in the ranks of a handful of other ar…
The last remaining undefeated baseball team has finally cracked the Top 10. And just in time for the postseason. Shepaug, which headed into the week 16-0, made its GameTimeCT / New Haven Register poll debut at No. 9. The Spartans will be looking to clinch the Berkshire League championship and the top seed in the […]
We will crown champions after the state tournaments, but if you are looking for the team that has separated itself from everyone else in the regular season, look no further than Fairfield Prep.
The Jesuits (16-1) have won 11 in a row and have …
Few sports honor the past like baseball.
Prior to Trumbull High’s 5-3 win over Bunnell on Saturday, the school recognized the 1998 Class LL state championship team coached by the late Jerry McDougall with a ceremony originally scheduled for Fr…
THOMASTON — A couple of surprise Berkshire League baseball leaders showed how it’s done in a 7-3 Shepaug win at Thomaston on Tuesday afternoon.
In a game knotted at 3-3 from the third inning, Jack Schneider and Jack Pesce laced a pair of two-r…
WASHINGTON, Conn. — Just to be safe, Shepaug High School baseball coach Scott Werkhoven had a couple pitchers warmed up and ready to go if Dominic Perachi ran out gas or ran into trouble in the seventh inning.
He need not have worried.
NORTH BRANFORD — It didn’t take long for Brett LeQuire to end all the suspense Thursday night.The North Branford senior guard needed just 17 points to break the school record for points set by Chris Tracz, who set the record with 1,872 points …
The Berkshire League recently held its championship matches. Lexi Honigmann (Litchfield) won the singles championship over Emma Kassis (Shepaug) 6-2, 6-3 Corinne Casali and Caroline Donovan (Litchfield) won the doubles chanmpionship over Jen Charette and Skylar Delp (Nonnewaug) 3-6, 6-0, 10-5
BURLINGTON >> Lewis Mills girls basketball took care of business in a 47-21 romp over Shepaug Friday night at Lewis Mills High School. Sophomore guard Samantha Chadwick led seven Spartan scorers with 13 points among the 10 Mills athletes who played. In an inside-outside combination that’s apt to dominate all season, center Samira Abdelrehim had […]
Seven coaches, one athletic director, one media member and a legendary military member and state athlete will be honored as 2016 inductees to the Connecticut High School Coaches Association Hall of Fame at its 40th annual ceremony on Nov. 17 at the Aqua Turf in Southington at 7 p.m. Athletic Director Elaine Biercevicz Piazza, coaches […]
THOMASTON >> Two of the hottest baseball teams in the Berkshire League met at Thomaston High School Wednesday afternoon in what turned out to be an 11-1 Golden Bear stampede over visiting Shepaug. The Spartans arrived with a 10-2 record; Thomaston was 8-3, including a 6-game winning streak. Long before that, Shepaug clobbered the Bears […]
WINSTED >> In a Berkshire League boys basketball tournament stocked with enough talent for surprise outcomes, No. 8 Shepaug led for a quarter before No. 1 Northwestern out-gunned the Spartans for a 75-58 win in the first round at Northwestern Saturday evening. Shepaug’s Ryan LaMay, the league’s top scorer (24.4 points per game) upped his […]
Saturday’s Star Grace Hayes, Seymour girls basketball: Scored a career-high 20 points in a 55-41 win over Oxford. [polldaddy poll=”9304785″] Vote until Wednesday, 9 p.m.
SEYMOUR >> Northwestern’s wrestling team came away from Seymour with a 39-24 win Wednesday night with pins from Joe Pedrolini, Gavin Duncan, Josh Schwartz, Garrett Healey and a decision by Gabe Schwartz. All of Seymour’s points came by forfeit. Terryville 54, St. Paul 28 >> Cody Bouteiller, Logan Covello, Josh WrightFred Ellegard, Connor Levins and […]
WINSTED >> Northwestern’s swimming and diving team asserted its strength over the Berkshire League’s next-best team, Shepaug, in a 101-81 smack-down at the Winsted YMCA Saturday afternoon. The Highlanders won two of the first three events – Rob Peresechino, John King, Connor Campbell and Tony Pucino in the 200-meter medley relay; and Kiley Stotler in […]
TERRYVILLE >> Terryville outscored Northwestern by five points in the final period at Terryville High School to trim the Highlanders to their closest win of the season 60-53 Friday night. Alex Case (15 points), Devin Warren (12 points) and Tony Case (10 points) led Northwestern. Ian Schmidt (13 points) led the Kangaroo charge back up […]
Staff Reports NORTHFORD >> The Housatonic/Northwestern/Wamogo ice hockey team (1-3-1) skated undefeated Lyman Hall/Haddam-Killingworth/Coginchaug (3-0-1) to a 3-3 deadlock at the Northford Ice Pavilion Wednesday night. Nick Mierzejewski, Jason Diamond and Finn Bambery scored the Mountaineer goals. Kyle Roberts, Chris Blanchard and Hunter Boileau scored for Lyman Hall. Housatonic goalkeeper Matt Murray made 26 saves […]
LITCHFIELD >> Brooke Neller went off for 27 points at home to lead the Warriors (5-2) to a 58-49 girls basketball win over Shepaug (4-3) Tuesday night. Shepaug, led by Caroline Kelly (24 points) and Samantha Moravsky (13), trailed by six at the half, tied the game at the end of three and led by […]
Clayton Schneider had a game-high 18 points and 17 rebounds and added five assists and four blocks to lead Shepaug’s boys basketball team to a 57-55 win over O’Brien Tech in the championship game of the Shepaug Holiday tournament. Shepaug 57, O’Brien Tech 55 At Shepaug High School Shepaug 7-11-19-20 O’Brien Tech 13-17-18-7 Shepaug (57): […]
Staff Reports LITCHFIELD >> Thomaston senior Morgan Sanson joined the 1,000-point club with 16 points in a 65-25 Golden Bear rout over Litchfield at Litchfield High School Wednesday night. Junior center Casey Carangelo also had 16; Gabrielle Hurlbert added 10 for the undefeated Bears (4-0). Amber Marino was high scorer for Litchfield (2-2) with 8. […]
NAUGATUCK VALLEY LEAGUE Torrington Coach: Andrew Marchand Last Year: 7-4-1, NVL 3rd, Class M 4th Key Losses: Jack Wassik, 200 free NVL 3rd, 500 free NVL champion, Class M 2nd; Matt Traub, 100 butterfly NVL 2nd, 100 backstroke NVL champion (meet record), Class M champion, 200 IM Class M champion; Josh Coscia, 50 free NVL […]
By Peter Wallace email@example.com @PWallaceSports on Twitter Officially, it’s the CIAC boys swimming and diving season. That doesn’t keep competitive girls away from Torrington’s NVL and girls are an institution in the co-ed Berkshire League, where champions like Northwestern’s Kiley Stotler regularly make the boys wish they trained harder. Here’s how it looks for area […]
By Peter Wallace firstname.lastname@example.org @PWallaceSports on Twitter Last year’s Berkshire League boys basketball regular season and league tournament champions, Northwestern and Lewis Mills, opened up the full winter season with wins Monday night. Northwestern 71, Shepaug 57: In Washington, Highlander senior Alex Case sprinted and bombed for 28 points, including 5 three-pointers, followed by Tucker […]
Staff reports LITCHFIELD >> Mary Spierto and Elena Kennedy led Litchfield’s girls basketball team to a 46-42 win against Gilbert at home Friday, keeping the early-season Cowgirl record spotless at 2-0. Spierto led Litchfield with 16 points; Kennedy (7 points) did it on the boards (14 rebounds) and on defense (7 blocks). Sam Foley chipped […]