SOUTHINGTON — Southington’s Jack McManus caught all of four passes for a mere 25 yards in the Blue Knights’ first six games of the year. With Southington’s toughest CCC opponent of the season coming to town in 6-0 Simsbury, McManus — quite literally — played the game of his dreams. The 6-foot-1 junior caught six […]
MANCHESTER—The plan for Mari Noble in Friday’s State Open was to keep up with defending champion Kate Wiser as long as possible before mentally settling in a rhythm running alone.
Except that didn’t happen….
Welcome back to Uni-Browse. Trinity Catholic/Wright Tech won last week with 53% of the votes cast. This week, we are back on the road with teams sporting white as the visiting team. Vote at the bottom for your favorite uniform, this week. DARIEN Not only did Darien beat Greenwich last weekend, the Blue Wave looked […]
SIMSBURY – Heading onto the field for the Simsbury football team’s opening game at Hall high school, Aiden Boeshans wasn’t the most confident. “I came into that game jittery, just absolutely terrified,” Boeshans said. It was his first career varsity start as a quarterback, after playing tight end last season. Simsbury tied the game […]
SOUTH WINDSOR – Simsbury got its offense going fast and early as the Trojans improved to 3-0 for the first time since 2009. Quarterback Aiden Boeshans threw for two touchdowns and added another one on the ground in the Trojans’ 39-0 win over South Windsor. Boeshans got the Trojans going with an 8-yard touchdown […]
The start of the high school volleyball season is an open book. Which is what made the CIAC’s Early Season Block Party tournament such a good read.
With 20 top teams, including state champions Amity (Class …
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 […]
Vitals COACH — DAVE MASTERS (5th year, 18-22) CONFERENCE — CCC Division I West PLAYOFF CLASS — Class LL (749 boys enrollment) HOME — Holden Field, Simsbury 2018 RECORD — 5-5 2019 OPENER — Sept. 13 at Hall, 7 p.m. TEAM WEBSITES — Maxpreps | simsburygridiron.org; TWITTER: @masters_coach Top Players JEFFEREY COLEMAN, Jr., WR/DB, (5-9, 190) ZACK GILBERT, Sr. […]
NEW BRITAIN — East Hartford graduate Raquan Tompkins stole the show in the 2019 Super 100 All-Star Football game, leading Team Nutmeg to a 41-21 victory over Team Constitution at Willow Brook Park on Saturday.
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 […]
GLASTONBURY — Almost the entire third quarter had elapsed, Glastonbury was dominating possession, but had nothing to show for it. The Tomahawks remained deadlocked with rival Simsbury as the quarter wound down. Then midfielder Chris Consoli saw an opportunity. He pounced on a loose ball in front of his team’s cage and hit the gas. […]
FINE PERFORMANCES Annie Acquavita, Cheshire: Acquavita passed the 100-goal mark for her career when she netted five in Cheshire’s 22-9 win over Branford on Tuesday. She also had two assists to give her seven points in the game. Cameryn Antler, Mercy: The senior netted seven goals as Mercy defeated Lauralton Hall, 16-10. Mia Carbone had […]
Wes Carpenter, Ridgefield: Scored four goals, including the last-minute game-winner, and had two assists in the Tigers’ 12-11 win over Yorktown (N.Y.).
Beckett Cashman, Gra…
They say hitting is contagious, but apparently, so are no-hitters.
Last Monday, four pitchers across the state acheived the feat as bats fell silent.
Connor Derry (Morgan), Jack Donofrio (Si…
GREENWICH — Coach Mike Mora emphasized a strong bullpen and a deep pitching rotation as the Greenwich High School baseball team’s assets while discussing the season and both strengths surfaced during the team’s season-open…
SHELTON — It’s been awhile since the New Canaan girls ice hockey team has reached the state championship game — six years to be exact. That’s an eternity for a team which used to make the final its personal playground.
The 2019 Central Connecticut Conference boys basketball tournament will tip off Thursday, Feb. 21 at the sites of the higher seeds, and continue with quarterfinals at Saturday, Feb. 23 at Bulkeley. BOYS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT HUB The semifinals will be Feb. 26 and championshiship on Feb. 28, both at Bulkeley. East Catholic (20-0) is the top […]
BRISTOL—The Class L championships were a three-horse race between Xavier, Simsbury and Bristol Eastern that took several twists and turns as the finals unfolded Saturday.
All three led at one point and with…
Where: Trumbull High School
When: Saturday, 9 a.m. (finals scheduled for 5 p.m.)
Defending champion: Danbury
It is conference tournament time for girls basketball. Let’s go! Thursday CCC No. 16 Conard at No. 1 Windsor: WINDSOR No. 15 Manchester at No. 2 East Hartford: EAST HARTFORD No. 14 Farmington at No. 3 Newington: Farmington could push Newington in this one. NEWINGTON No. 13 RHAM at No. 4 Glastonbury: A deceptively tough […]
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Anthony Cardello, Housatonic: Scored twice in a 6-4 win over JBWA.
Thatcher Danielson, Greenwich: Scored in overtime to beat LaSalle Academy 3-2 at Providence College.
If performing well down the stretch of a grueling regular season has an impact on postseason performance, then a championship banner might be hanging in the Simsbury High gym by the time February ends.
Danbury tasted defeat for the first time since last January in a dual meet, as the Hatters’ trip to New Hampshire ended with a loss to New England power Timberlane as part of a quad meet with Nashoba (N.H.) and Xavier.
SOUTHINGTON — They knew exactly where they were in the state rankings heading into one of the more competitive meets on the calendar.
More importantly the Trumbull wrestling team knew who was ranked above i…
When two storied hockey programs meet Wednesday night, they’ll be honoring their history.
West Haven hosts Hamden at 6:30 p.m. at Bennett Rink, on Alumni Appreciation Night.
“We try to invol…
Warde claimed the first big title of the state season by winning the Guilford Invitational, which featured a pool of talented grapplers.
The Mustangs — who also wrestled tough in a 45-24 loss to Danbury this week — got first-pl…
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-…