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 […]
With all of last week’s Top 10 teams winning their Week 4 games, it should come as no surprise that there were minuscule changes to the Top 10 heading into Week 5. Darien remained No. 1, although (hrm…) it lost two first-place votes while No. 2 Greenwich picked up one. No. 3 Hand remained steady with […]
It took an extra week this time, but Darien is — once again — the No. 1 football team in all the land. The Blue Wave turned in a strong defensive effort, holding QB David Summers and St. Joseph to a mere touchdown in a thorough and impressive 22-7 road victory. While Darien picked up […]
After finishing the regular season ranked No. 2 in Class LL and losing to eventual-champions Greenwich in the state semifinals, Southington looks to be on a mission to take that next step in 2018.
The Blue Knights have started the season at 5-…
Vitals COACH — MIKE DRURY (8th year, 70-10) CONFERENCE — CCC Division I West PLAYOFF CLASS — LL (996 boys enrollment) HOME — Fontana Field, Southington 2017 RECORD — 8-2 2018 OPENER — Sept. 7 vs. Glastonbury, 7 p.m. TEAM WEBSITE — Maxpreps, Twitter @SouthingtonFB, @BKFGridiron, Instagram @SouthingtonFootball Top Players JACOB DRENA, Sr., QB, (6-1, 200) […]
It’s only fitting that the lone team to post an undefeated record would finish atop the final edition of the GameTimeCT/Register Top 10 poll. Masuk finished off its season in style, rolling through the Class L tournament en route to its fourth state championship in school history and first under coach Leigh Barone. Masuk completed […]
Pregame batting practice was in full swing for the Amity-Woodbridge baseball team on Wednesday afternoon when Pat Winkel got the news.
The New York Yankees had taken him in the 31st round of the Major League Baseball Draft.
It was quite an adr…
NEW BRITAIN — Pomperaug High School freshman Katherine Wiser spent much of the championship portion of the cross country season last fall chasing Wilton senior Morgan McCormick This outdoor track season, however, it’s been McCormick chasing Wiser. Wiser pulled away with a late surge to win the 3,200 meters at the State Open track and […]
WEST HAVEN — Amity junior Elizabeth Brownfield could not have felt any worse than when she was doubled off second base to stymie a Spartans threat in the sixth inning. Brownfield did not have to wait long to turn devastation into elation.
FAIRFIELD – Sometimes, no matter how good a team is, it still needs a little bit of Lady Luck on its side.
Fairfield Prep got exactly that in its Class LL second-round game against Southington Wednesday afternoon at Alumni Diamond. Tied at 1-1…
TRUMBULL — History repeated itself in the worst-possible way for Ben Fero and the Trumbull baseball team Tuesday afternoon against Southington in the first round of the Class LL tournament. Eight days after throwing a no-hitter in a 1-0 loss to Darien in the FCIAC quarterfinals, Fero and Trumbull were undone by the same scoreline. […]
Seymour crushed St. Paul to avenge its only loss of the year, but it’s Masuk that will take the No. 1 ranking into league championship week. The Panthers collected 11 first-place votes. Seymour earned one. Unbeaten North Branford also earned one thanks to its 2-1 victory over Griswold, which snapped a 43-game win streak. Otherwise, […]
With No. 2 Southington and then No. 1 Seymour losing their first games of the season, and plenty of other unbeaten teams remaining, the voters have crowned a new No. 1 heading into the final week of the regular season. It’s Masuk. The unbeaten and perennially powerful Panthers have made mince meat of their schedule […]
Seymour remained No. 1 in the latest GameTimeCT / New Haven Register Top 10 softball poll with a dominant week that saw the Wildcats win by an aggregate score of 44-0. Last week’s Top 7 remained the same with No. 2 Southington, No. 3 Masuk, No. 4 North Branford and No. 6 Griswold all remaining […]
DANBURY — It was the ultimate test of teamwork and team depth, and at the 38th running of the O’Grady Relays Friday and Saturday, no teams were better than the host Danbury High School boys and girls track and field teams.
The Hatter boys scor…
GROTON – Every baseball coach throughout the state would love to have an NCAA Division I bound pitcher leading their staff. Luckily for Waterford’s Art Peluso, he has two. “It’s very important,” Peluso said. “But we have to have them both peaking at the right time — you know what I mean? — towards the […]
Two-time defending Class M champion Seymour begins the 2018 season as the top-ranked team in the New Haven Register / GameTimeCT Top 10 Softball Poll.
The teams will meet again Tuesday night, meet again on the same patch of West Hartford ice where one of their captains had been left in a pool of blood after a controversial hit. This time, Hall-Southington and Conard will play in the state tournament with their hockey seasons on the line. For a group […]
Hall/Southington senior defenseman Drew Booth, who suffered serious facial injuries in a game against Conard on Saturday, was doing a little better on Wednesday, according to Hall athletic director Jason Siegel. According to the Hall/Southington Twitter account, Booth sustained two fractured eye sockets, a broken nose and lacerations in the game. He underwent surgery at […]
Southington 43, Hall 41 in a very exciting game. Southington tied the game w/a 3, stole the ball & hit a buzzer beater for the win. #TweetYourBuzzerBeaters #ctgb pic.twitter.com/CzwQZvzncA — Coach Duggan (@MissDuggan) December 15, 2017 Southington’s girls basketball team beat Hall 43-41 on a wild finish Thursday night. And the Blue Knights did it […]
STAMFORD — It’s not how you start the journey, it’s how you finish.The Stamford-Westhill-Staples Co-op girls ice hockey team opened its season Wednesday night by falling 2-0 to the Avon-Southington-East Granby Nighthawks at Terry Conners…