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 Football Playoffs begin Wednesday, Dec. 4 (after a postponement due to weather) with quarterfinal rounds at the sites of the higher seeds. They will continue with semifinals Monday, Dec. 9 at sites of the higher seeds, and conclude Saturday, Dec. 14 at either Trumbull’s McDougall Stadium, or Veterans Stadium at Willowbrook Park […]
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 […]
Welcome back to Uni-Browse. Greenwich won week last week with 31% of the vote. This week, we are mixing it up with some Uni-Browse favorites and a couple of newcomers. Vote at the bottom for your favorite uniform, this week. MCMAHON Going with the road whites for the Senators. McMahon always has some of […]
HARTFORD – The Stafford co-op football team lives to see another week. Having to win to keep their playoff hopes alive, the Bulldogs rose to the challenge and held off the SMSA co-op 21-15 on Friday night at Dillon Stadium. With a win next Thursday against the Windsor Locks co-op the Bulldogs (7-2) can […]
North Branford played an thrill-a-minute game Friday. It could have a thrill-a-minute weekend coming up.
The Thunderbirds went back and forth with Morgan, scoring 40 in the second quarter, winning 72-32. Th…
Reem Abdel-Hack, Shelton: Abdel-Hack had 10 kills and 14 blocks as the Gaels knocked off previously-unbeaten Guilford 3-1 on Friday.
Kaitlyn Boland, Warde: The Mustangs’ se…
Brielle Behuniak, Naugatuck: The senior 10 kills and 15 assists in the Greyhounds’ 3-0 win over Oxford on Thursday.
Emma Appleman, Guilford: The team captain had 49 kills and 24 digs over three matches, as the Indians defeated Shelton, defending Class LL champion Amity, and East Haven, all 3-0, during t…
Emma Appleman, Guilford: Appleman collected 16 kills, 7 aces, 9 digs and 2 blocks as the Indians won against Cheshire 3-0 in a battle of unbeaten teams.
Olivia Bessette, Pl…
[Vitals] COACH — KEVIN QUINN (4th year, 18-14) CONFERENCE — Pequot PLAYOFF CLASS — M (co-op) HOME — Annie Fisher Field and Dillon Stadium, Hartford 2018 RECORD — 6-4 2019 OPENER — Sept. 12 vs. North Branford, 6 p.m. TEAM WEBSITES — Maxpreps [Top Players] DEVIN HILL, Sr., QB/CB, (5-foot-10, 195) MARK BOYER, Sr., QB/LB, (6-2, 215) […]
CANTON — Canton coach Brian Medeiros sensed something a little different about his team Thursday night. “Today we came out motivated and played with purpose,” said Medeiros after the Warriors defeated SMSA 62-42 to win their first NCCC tournament title and first conference tournament title since […]
Now we are getting down to the nitty-gritty with tournament championship games. Let’s do this thing. CCC at Glastonbury No. 5 E.O. Smith vs No. 3 Newington: Both teams finished regular season 17-3, Newington with more senior leadership: NEWINGTON FCIAC at Trumbull No. 3 Trinity Catholic vs No. 1 Norwalk: Great run by Crusaders reaching […]
The North-Central Boys Basketball Tournament will begin with play-in games Thursday, Feb. 21 at the sites of the higher seeds and continue Friday with quarterfinal games, also at the sites of the higher seeds. The semifinals will be held Tuesday, Feb. 26 and championship Friday, March 1, both at the sites of the higher seeds. […]
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 […]
HARTFORD – It took almost two quarters, but once Granby scored, the Bears got going and never looked back. Sam Attianese scored twice in the Bears’ 20-3 win over SMSA//University/Classical. The victory put Granby (4-2) back on a winning track after suffering a frustrating 41-14 loss to Stafford/Somers/East Windsor just before last week’s bye. “I’m […]
Vitals COACH — KEVIN QUINN (3rd year, 12-10) CONFERENCE — Pequot Uncas PLAYOFF CLASS — M (co-op) HOME — University High Athletic Fields, Hartford 2017 RECORD — 8-4, lost to Barlow in Class M semifinals 2018 OPENER — Sept. 7 vs. Haddam-Killingworth, 6:30 p.m. TEAM WEBSITE — Maxpreps Top Players DEVIN HILL, Jr.,QB (5’11 185) […]
UNCASVILLE – For the first time in six years, Coginchaug is on top of the mountain in girls’ basketball. The Blue Devils won their first CIAC Class S state championship since 2012 in dominating fashion Saturday morning, beating Sports and Medical Sciences Academy 71-42 at the Mohegan Sun Arena. “We set this as a goal […]
REDDING—As clinical as it was comprehensive, there was no doubt left by Barlow in its Class M semifinal against SMSA/University/Classical co-op Sunday afternoon.Scoring points on each of its first seven drives, the Falcons routed the visitin…
We’ve made it. The long, grueling grind that is the regular season is finally over. All 12 weeks are in the books — so is Thanksgiving. The playoffs are here. The quarterfinals begin Tuesday at the sites of the higher seeds at 6:30 p.m. The 2017 CIAC Football Playoff Schedule The semifinals, however, have been […]
HADDAM >> Woody Hayes would have been proud. The late Ohio State coach, a believer in the three-yards-and-a-cloud-of-dust offense, would have enjoyed Haddam-Killingworth’s 49-32 win over the SMSA/University/Classical cooperative of Hartford Saturday night at H-K High. That’s because H-K ran 69 plays from scrimmage, every one of them on the ground, to the tune of […]
HARTFORD >> Jonathan Hernandez scored 22 points, had 10 rebounds and earned MVP honors as Sports and Medical Sciences Academy defeated Classical Magnet 66-50 to win the NCCC championship Friday at a packed house at SMSA. Final 2017 NCCC Boys Basketball Tournament Bracket Daquan Carr scored 18 points, had five rebounds and five assists and […]
HARTFORD >> Too much speed, too much size and — according to Haddam-Killingworth coach Mike Baklik, too much heart — added up to a blowout 54-21 win by SMSA/University/Classical cooperative over the Cougars at Dillon Stadium Thursday evening. “I was hoping we would have two good weeks with our bye coming off a win,” Baklik […]
Above: Highlight reel for senior SMSA back Alan Walker, who returns after missing all of last season due to injury. Vitals Coach: KEVIN QUINN (First year) Conference: Pequot Sassacus North Playoff Class: M Home: Sports and Medical Sciences Academy Turf Field, Hartford 2015 Record: 1-9 (1-4 Pequot West) 2016 Kickoff: Sept. 10 vs. North Branford, noon Team website: Maxpreps | Twitter: @SMSAFB Top players BLAKE BREGLIA, […]
Vitals Coach: Graham Martin (7th year, 21-41) Conference: Pequot West Playoff Class: M Home: Annie Fisher Turf Field 2014 Record: 4-7 2015 Kickoff: Sept. 12 at Canton, 1 p.m. Team website: MaxPreps Top Players Blake Briglia, 5-11, 173, QB Alan Walker, 5-8, 5-8, 172, RB Pharoh Mathis, 6-0, 187, RB Devyn Lozada, 6-2, 187, TE/LB Corey […]
EAST Coginchaug The Blue Devils lost several of their star players from last season and head into 2015 with new coach Nick D’Angelo. Parker Tregoning and Cam Powers at least return at RB and Wes Benjunas takes over at QB for graduated Jake Ober. The defense, however, returns just four starters. Team Preview […]
WALLINGFORD >> If anyone was capable of crashing the Class S tournament party dubbed the Sacred Heart Invitational it was going to be Shoreline Conference champion Valley Regional. Batten down the hatches, Uncasville. Warriors Nation is heading back to the Sun. Valley Regional stunned Sports Medicine Science Academy with one of the most improbable comebacks […]
HARTFORD >> No. 2-seeded Sports and Medical Sciences Academy put No. 10 Terryville in a deep first-quarter hole the Kanagaroos never got out of in the Tigers’ 55-41 Class S quarterfinal win Monday night at SMSA. For much of the 17-6 first quarter, the normally-deadly Kangaroos couldn’t buy a basket and the Tigers, in their […]
EAST GRANBY >> The Avon High boys basketball team was having difficulty getting a shot at the basket in Friday night’s NCCC Tournament championship game. Sport Medicine Science Academy was putting pressure on the ball and creating turnovers. The Tigers limited Avon to just four points in the third quarter and opened up a seven-point lead […]