WELCOME BACK to the final 2019 episode of Inside the Circle, GameTimeCT’s high school softball podcast and it’s the end of the road. The season is over. This is the last podcast of the year. The state champions have been crowned with Southington, Masuk, Waterford and Somers (first time!) bringing home CIAC championship plaques and, just yesterday, Masuk […]
WEST HAVEN — Confidence is a virtue that usually leads to good things in sports.
Trailing 2-1 entering the seventh inning of the CIAC Class S softball final against Coginchaug, Somers believed they were go…
IT’S CHAMPIONSHIP WEEKEND and welcome to the penultimate Inside the Circle softball podcast from GameTimeCT. Hosts Ryan Lacey and Sean Patrick Bowley — who, of course predicted these matchups all along — take you through just about everything that happened during this week’s semifinal games, including Norwich Free Academy’s pitching adventures in its 4-2 LL victory […]
WEST HAVEN — Seniors Katryna Dukehart and Kendall McNamee did not make any plans for this weekend. The duo from Somers now has its schedule filled.
Leading their team with a combined six hits and six runs b…
SOMERS — Somes and St. Joseph — the two best boys lacrosse teams in Class S, quite possibly for the second year in a row —put plenty of talent on display Saturday in the quarterfinals.
St. Joseph coach Bren…
Welcome to the Long-Stick Podcast: State Playoff Edition. Based on Wilton’s 4-3 upset over No. 1 Darien in the FCIAC semifinals alone, it was a pretty insane league championship week in boys lacrosse. It settled down, somewhat, with New Fairfield’s dominant SWC title victory and Fairfield Prep’s SCC championship, which were sandwiched around New Canaan’s […]
Storyline: New Fairfield won last year’s Class M championship, beating Guilford by a goal in the quarters and Hand by two in the final. The Rebels brought just about everybody back and has …
For three months, we’ve followed 98 teams’ battle to get to McMahon in mid-June. In a week, we’ll be down to 12. Who’ll be the three celebrating CIAC boys lacrosse titles?
WELCOME BACK to another edition of The Long-Stick Podcast, GameTimeCT’s weekly dose of high school lacrosse in Connecticut. The last week has been a busy one as boys lacrosse teams across the state wrapped up their regular seasons and we delve into the 2019 conference tournaments. The SWC began Thursday night, the FCIACs begin Saturday, and […]
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…
The local lacrosse community continues to rally around McMahon boys lacrosse assistant coach Ty Guarente, injured last week in a car accident in Bridgeport and left paralyzed from the waist down.
Old Lyme tops Somers 69-53 #ctbb pic.twitter.com/S1RnyQXW1P — Mike Madera (@MikeMadera2) March 14, 2019 MERIDEN – All season long, the Old Lyme basketball team has had the ability to score in spurts. The Wildcats may have saved their best for the most opportune time. Outscoring second-seeded Somers by 13 points in the second quarter, third-seeded […]
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. […]
When: Today (Thursday), 4 p.m.
Where: Floyd Little Athletic Center, New Haven
Defending champion: Derby.
Team contenders: Bloomfield, runner-up last seas…
The 2018 GameTimeCT All-State Girls Cross Country Team. Compiled by Ryan Lacey. Photos by Hearst Connecticut Media. Designed by Pete Paguaga. ♦♦♦ Player of the Year Kate Wiser Pomperaug Stats: Competed in Foot Locker nationals, finishing seventh out of 40 runners. The SWC, Class MM, State Open and New England champion cruised throughout the […]
Meredith Bloss, Guilford, Sr.: Defending Class L champion in the 3200 (11:27.31) and 1600 (5:18.39). Finished sixth at New England meet in 2 mile (11:06.06) and was second at State Open in 3200 (11:08.05).
Jada Boyd, Hillhouse,…
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 […]
The semifinals are set and will be Sunday, Dec. 2. at sites of the higher seeds. The championship games will be held Saturday, Dec. 8 at sites and times to be determined. Schedule changes noted in red. You can purchase tickets online here. Sign up for the Whistle Newsletter from GameTimeCT and get this and other […]
ENFIELD — Watching the Haddam-Killingworth and Stafford/East Windsor/Somers players walk off the field after one rather forgettable first half of football, those who opted to sit in the rain at Enfield High School for Sunday afternoon’s CIAC C…
More Semifinal Previews: Class LL | Class L | Class M 2018 Class S football preview capsules, compiled by Sean Patrick Bowley and Pete Paguaga. No. 4 Bloomfield at No. 1 Ansonia WHERE — Jarvis Stadium at Nolan Athletic Complex, Ansonia TICKETS — Adults $10, Students/Senior Citizens $5 RECORDS — Bloomfield 10-1; Ansonia 11-0 ON THE AIR/WEB – WELI […]
ENFIELD —Each piece of game footage that crossed his path in the last couple of days only increased Stafford/East Windsor/Somers football coach Brian Mazzone’s respect for Cromwell/Portland receiver Nick Wright and increased his own anxiety le…
CIAC Real-Time Qualifying Tables: CLASS LL | CLASS L | CLASS M | CLASS S It turned out to be a rainy, cold and miserable night for all of Connecticut’s football teams playing Friday, even those that pushed their games up a few hours in anticipation. But for a few teams, including a majority of […]
GRANBY — They had four bad days of practice leading up to a key Pequot Uncas Division showdown. No worries. Their defense gave up the first touchdown of the game. Eh, whatever. They faced five fourth down situations in the first half. No sweat. Colton Engel, Julien Rivas and the Stafford/Somers/East Windsor football team faced […]
Vitals COACH — BRIAN MAZZONE (4th year, 23-10) CONFERENCE — Pequot Uncas PLAYOFF CLASS — S (co-op) HOME — Stafford High School Field 2017 RECORD — 10-2, lost to Ansonia in Class S semifinals 2018 OPENER — Friday, Sept. 7 at Morgan, 6:30 p.m. TEAM WEBSITE | Twitter: @staffordbulldog Top Players COLTON ENGEL, Sr. QB/S (5-10, 190) […]
NORWALK — The St. Joseph boys lacrosse team won its fifth state title in 10 years on Saturday, beating Somers 11-6 in the Class S title game at Brien McMahon High School.
Kyle Burbank made 14 saves for the Cadets (13-6), who were seeded ninth….
CIAC SPRING CHAMPIONSHIP SCOREBOARD LIVE UPDATES ♦♦♦ CLASS L No. 6 RIDGEFIELD (15-5) vs. No. 1 DARIEN (22-0) When: Saturday, 3 p.m. Where: Jack Casagrande Field, McMahon HS, Norwalk On the Web: NFHS Network (subscription required) Championship game appearances: Darien makes its 15th championship appearance with 13 titles (three L, seven M, three Division I). Ridgefield makes its […]
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 …
Introducing the Top 10 hockey goals from championship weekend. Originally the list was going to be just the Top 5 goals, but there were some pretty good goals in the semifinals that I couldn’t ignore so the list grew to 10. No. 10 Ridgefield’s Matt Walker Trailing Fairfield Prep 1-0 in the Division I semifinals, […]