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 […]
For the 19th time in the past 23 years, the Danbury Hatters have been crowned the kings of Class LL wrestling.
Danbury, the state’s top-ranked team, survived a strong challenge from the Trumbull Eagles and …
Kacy Adams, Notre Dame-Fairfield: Made 45 saves in Fairfield Prep’s 3-1 win.
Noah Behrens-Gould, Hall/Southington: Made 33 saves in a 5-4 win over the East Haven co-op.
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…
Ryan Antkowiak, SGWL: Scored twice in a 4-3 win over Housatonic.
Kevin Barrett, Notre Dame-Fairfield: Scored in overtime to beat Simsbury 5-4 in a game the Lancers trailed …
The premier in-season high school wrestling tournament nationwide came and went last week, with several Connecticut-based wrestlers making runs deep into the final stages.
Danbury’s Ryan Jack (126) was the last in-state grapple…
Chloe Ashton, Staples: The sophomore impressed in the uneven bars, beam and floor exercise for the Wreckers in the Class L meet.
Emily Baktis, Oxford: The senior shined in vaulting and …
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…
Travis Longo, Trumbull, Sr.: Was Wilton’s first State Open championship in 25 years last winter at 106. Transferred to Trumbull.
Ryan Jack, Danbury, Jr: A two-time All-American who has won the last two State Opens – one at 106 …
Undefeated Class LL champion Greenwich (13-0) was voted the unanimous No. 1 team in the state in The Day of New London’s high school football coaches poll. Hand, the 13-0 Class L champions, took No. 2. Class M champion St. Joseph was No. 3. Class S champion Bloomfield came in at No. 9.
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 […]
The 2018 All-Central Connecticut Conference Football Teams. Division I East East Hartford –Jaquan Allen, Jonathan Cruz, Rafael Custodio, Jaydon Gardner, Quinton Haughton, John McNeil, David Ortiz, Raquan Tompkins, Samuel Valentine Enfield –Freddy Centrella, Brendan DeBarber, Andrew Diaz, Cameron LeBlanc, Wyatt Raymond, Joel Stewart Glastonbury –Dylan Clemens, Drew Daniels, Kirill Fioletov, Brandon Myers, Ryan Smith, Matthew […]
Welcome to the fourteenth edition of the GameTimeCT football podcast. Thirty-two teams entered postseason season play on Tuesday and now 16 teams are left as the season heads towards the semifinals this weekend. We saw a handful of good games across the board and a couple of routs. You can check out the full postseason […]
SOUTHINGTON — The angels were with them. The demons were cast out. The Jesuits moved on.
Sam Roberto’s 30-yard touchdown reception, breaking tackles and dragging the pile, with 7:28 remaining proved the difference Tuesday in Fa…
From a distant glance, two teams that might be a bit of a mirror image meet Tuesday in the CIAC Class LL football quarterfinals at Southington’s Fontana Field.
Two storied programs, three championships apiece. Two heralded offenses with a lot …
We’re here. We’re finally here. After a long season filled with all kinds of twists and turns — not to mention bouts with weekly inclement weather that had schools so punchy by Thanksgiving week they were postponing games on account of “cold” (It turned out chilly, but otherwise was a sunny and relatively pleasant Thanksgiving […]
The 2018 CIAC Class LL football quarterfinal preview capsules. Compiled by Pete Paguaga and David Fierro. More quarterfinal previews: CLASS L | CLASS M | CLASS S All games Tuesday, Nov. 27, 6:30 p.m. No. 8 New Canaan at No. 1 Shelton WHERE – at Finn Stadium, Shelton TICKETS – Adults $10, Students/Senior Citizen $5 ON […]
Ansonia beat Naugatuck for the eight-consecutive year and upped its win streak over NVL teams to 85 games in the annual Thanksgiving Day classic between the two programs. New Canaan held on to beat Darien in the annual Turkey Bowl for the second-consecutive year. Greenwich smothered Staples to complete a 10-0 regular season and the […]
SOUTHINGTON — With Southington staring at an upset loss — and its first in the Apple Valley Classic in seven years — Tanner LaRosa simply wouldn’t let it happen.
After the Blue Knights were kept out of the end zone in the first half, LaRosa fo…
SHELTON — The Darien volleyball program has such a long history of success that three years without a trip to the state final can seem like an eternity.
So make no mistake about it, this group of Blue Wave players is ecstatic to be going back …
While there were no great upsets among the GameTimeCT / New Haven Register Top 10 teams, there was one minor change as the 2018 regular season heads into the final week before the annual Thanksgiving extravaganza. New Britain (8-1) has been voted into the No. 10 spot after its 48-6 victory over Enfield. Despite beating […]
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 […]
EAST HARTFORD — With the cameras rolling and the tape recorders running, Southington defensive back Matt Thompson let the assembled media take a trip down memory lane, even if it was a place he never wants to visit again. Not long after his three fourth-quarter interceptions keyed the visiting Blue Knights to a 42-27 victory […]
School Points Record
(first-place votes in parenthesis)
1. Woodstock Academy (19) 456 16-0
2. Southington (3) 412 16-0
3. Cheshire (1) 386 16-0
4. RHAM (1) 322 15-1
5. Joel Barlow 272 18-0
6. East Lyme 208 14-3
7. Bristol Eastern 186 14-2
Since losing its No. 1 ranking earlier in the season, St. Joseph and Shelton have been neck-and-neck in ranking. The Hogs have maintained a small edge at No. 4, but no longer as Week 8 dawns. Shelton, spurred by its 28-24 victory over unbeaten SCC Tier I rival North Haven, has clipped St. Joseph for […]
School Points Record
(first-place votes in parenthesis)
1. Woodstock Academy (20) 502 15-0
2. Southington (3) 426 14-0
3. Cheshire (2) 402 15-0
4. RHAM 314 12-1
5. Joel Barlow 308 15-0
6. East Lyme 234 13-1
7. Bristol Eastern 216 13-2
It was an eventful Week 6, despite only a third of the state playing games while the remaining leagues took their mandated bye weeks. Bristol Central upset Maloney and North Haven rallied to beat Brookfield in an SCC-SWC clash of unbeatens. But none of the three Top 10 teams that played last week lost and, […]
Before undefeated CCC foes New Britain and Southington kicked off Friday night, New Britain’s captains stirred the pot. Each team’s captains met at midfield for the coin toss and were expected to shake hands. The Southington captains walked over, but the New Britain captains kept their hands locked with each other. No pregame handshake. Southington […]
NEW BRITAIN — Southington was 94 seconds away from losing to New Britain for the first time in a decade on Friday night. Less than a minute later, the Blue Knights had all but wrapped up a victory. Quarterback Jacob Drena engineered a six-play, 80-yard drive that began with 1 minute, 34 seconds left in regulation […]