WINSTED — A goal by Thomaston’s Mackenzie McCarthy with five minutes left in a 1-0 girls soccer win at Northwestern High School Monday afternoon marked a new high-water mark for returning coach Jen Ewart’s season-long camp…
LITCHFIELD — There’s a new sheriff in the Berkshire League’s track and field town and its name is Northwestern High School.
A year after the Highlander girls ended Nonnewaug’s 22-year domination of the leag…
WINSTED — Undefeated Northwestern (7-0) pulled out a 3-2 win over Thomaston (5-3; 4-3 Berkshire League) in a gem tailor-made for home-town fans at Northwestern High School Tuesday afternoon.
“When they need…
Day 3 brings us to Super Saturday in girls basketball with a full slate of conference tournament games. Let’s go! BERKSHIRE LEAGUE No. 8 Wamogo at No. 1 Housatonic Regional: HOUSATONIC No. 5 Lewis Mills at No. 4 Nonnewaug: NONNEWAUG No. 7 Shepaug Valley at No. 2 Northwestern: NORTHWESTERN No. 6 Thomaston at No. 3 […]
The 2019 Berkshire League Girls Basketball Tournament will begin with quarterfinals Saturday, as the sites of the higher seeds, and conclude with semifinals and the championship next week at Northwestern. The semifinals will be Tuesday at 5:30 and 7 p.m. The championship will be Friday at 7 p.m. Berkshire League champion Housatonic Regional (19-1) is […]
WINSTED — Gilbert defended its Bekshire-Valley Postseason Invitational Championship with a 203-153.5 advantage over second-place Northwestern on a great day for area wrestling Saturday at The Gilbert School.
BURLINGTON — Thomaston’s young girls basketball team served notice that it’s coming of age Tuesday night with a 46-28 win over Lewis Mills.
The Golden Bears (6-7; 6-5 Berkshire League) won two Class S state…
THOMASTON — Re-enforcing lessons arrived for both teams in a Lewis Mills 40-22 win over a young Thomaston girls basketball team Thursday evening at Thomaston High School.
The Golden Bears (0-2) start just one senior, Megan Guay…
WATERTOWN — Nonnewaug’s Eddie Nicholas and Thomaston’s Maegan Desmarais, both undefeated in the dual meet season, won individual titles at the Berkshire League’s Cross Country Championships Friday afternoon at Watertown’s Black Rock State Park…
THOMASTON — A couple of surprise Berkshire League baseball leaders showed how it’s done in a 7-3 Shepaug win at Thomaston on Tuesday afternoon.
In a game knotted at 3-3 from the third inning, Jack Schneider and Jack Pesce laced a pair of two-r…
THOMASTON >> Northwestern’s softball team left no doubters to its claim to sole possession of the Berkshire League Championship in a 15-2 romp over defending champion Thomaston Thursday afternoon at Thomaston High School. Every Highlander did her job perfectly in a regular-season finale steering Northwestern (18-2; 17-1 BL) into next week’s Class M State Tournament […]
By Peter Wallace THOMASTON >> Thomaston’s softball team stayed undefeated (3-0) in a 4-3 win over Lewis Mills (1-1) Tuesday afternoon that played as much on confidence as it did on talent. Thomaston’s Alexa Milius accounted for all four Golden Bear runs with two home runs (3 RBI) and, indirectly, a wild pitch scoring […]
UNCASVILLE >> The girls Class S state final has been streaky in recent years. Thomaston made it four straight seasons, the last three have been vs. Canton. But the most recent streak is now Warriors victories: two. Third-seeded Canton upended fifth-seeded Thomaston 60-51 at Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday to win its second straight Class […]
THOMASTON >> Thomaston boys basketball (6-5) turned a close game against Nonnewaug (5-6) into a fourth-quarter run-away at Thomaston High School for a 59-45 win Thursday night. The Golden Bears overcame a 6-0 Nonnewaug start for a narrow 24-22 lead by the half, 40-37 after three quarters. Then they lit their engines on offense and […]
THOMASTON >> Thomaston’s girls basketball team (9-0 in the Berkshire League) highlighted its ability to adapt in a 47-25 win over Nonnewaug (5-5 Berkshire League) Thursday night at Thomaston High School. Nonnewaug came in with a plan to stop All-State center Casey Carangelo, averaging 33 points last week. Playing a 2-3 zone, the Chiefs collapsed […]
TORRINGTON >> Wethersfield contained Torrington’s speed while showing plenty of their own in a 4-1 Class L second-round boys soccer win at Torrington High School Thursday evening. Christian Venditto, Matt Jablonka and Lukas Szymecki sped down both sides of the field for a 3-1 advantage at the half, despite a near-draw in shots (8-7 Wethersfield). […]
WINSTED >> Gilbert walked off with a 7-6 win over Thomaston Wednesday, tying the knot on a Berkshire League season in which almost everyone took a turn at being hot — or not. The Yellowjackets (11-9) endured a four-game mid-season losing streak. They’ve finished the regular season in a 6-2 flurry. The Golden Bears basked […]
THOMASTON >> Thomaston’s softball team (17-2) clinched at least part of a third straight Berkshire League championship in a 7-4 win over a feisty young Nonnewaug team (14-5) Friday afternoon at Thomaston High School. “We don’t want anything less,” said senior pitcher Morgan Sanson. Sanson and several other Golden Bear seniors have won 16 titles in […]
THOMASTON >> Two of the hottest baseball teams in the Berkshire League met at Thomaston High School Wednesday afternoon in what turned out to be an 11-1 Golden Bear stampede over visiting Shepaug. The Spartans arrived with a 10-2 record; Thomaston was 8-3, including a 6-game winning streak. Long before that, Shepaug clobbered the Bears […]
THOMASTON >> Thomaston’s softball team, whose two-year Berkshire League unbeaten streak ended Friday, stopped East Granby’s two year regular-season streak Saturday, 1-0, at Thomaston High School. “We got beat,” said Crusader Coach Carl Ferrara. The Crusaders, from the North Central Connecticut Conference (NCCC), are 9-1 after going 20-0 in last year’s regular season. “We played […]
CIAC State Championship Weekend Scoreboard UNCASVILLE >> No. 3 Canton ended No. 1 Thomaston’s two-year reign as Class S girls basketball champion with a 64-41 win at the Mohegan Sun Saturday morning. Last year, the same two teams defended each other to a two-point win for the Golden Bears on a last-minute steal by Gabrielle […]
After a year to think about it, No. 1 Thomaston and No. 3 Canton are back on the Mohegan Sun court this morning playing for the same stakes they fought for a year ago — the CIAC Class S girls basketball championship. Thomaston put it away last year for its second straight state championship, sealing […]
CLASS LL No. 4 STAMFORD (24-2) vs. No. 10 GREENWICH (19-4) When: Sunday, 12:30 p.m. Where: Mohegan Sun Arena, Uncasville TV: CPTV Sports Internet: NFHSNetwork.com Championship game appearances: This is first appearance for both teams. What to look for: A clash of FCIAC rivals. One will win its first CIAC state title. It marks the […]
CIAC Winter Championship Weekend Scoreboard It could be a historic weekend at the Mohegan Sun Arena, site of the CIAC girls basketball state championships. Canton (Class S), Notre Dame-Fairfield (Class M) and FCIAC rivals Stamford and Greenwich, which square off in Class LL, are each in search of a first CIAC state title. Another team, […]
SOUTHBURY >> No. 1 Thomaston’s size and defensive savvy overwhelmed No. 4 Kolbe Cathedral from start to finish in a 59-37 Class S girls basketball semifinal win at Pomperaug High School Monday night. “They were superb defensively,” said Thomaston coach Bob McMahon. The Bears will face No. 3 Canton, 43-34 winners over No. 2 Bolton […]
THOMASTON >> No. 1 Thomaston pulled away from No. 9 Classical Magnet in the fourth quarter to a 60-47 Class S Girls Basketball Quarterfinal win at Thomaston Tuesday night. Three straight steals by Gabrielle Hurlbert and another by Julia Quinn combined with a pair of threes by Casey Carangelo and Quinn for the final push. […]
THOMASTON >> Thomaston won its fifth Berkshire League girls basketball tournament in a row (and sixth in the last seven) in a 58-39 sweep of second-place Nonnewaug Thursday evening at Thomaston High School. Far from a romp, the win was more of a surgical operation. The Chiefs threw up a 2-3 zone in the first […]
THOMASTON >> Thomaston’s boys basketball team (7-12) kept its state tournament hopes alive Wednesday night with a 55-41 win over Gilbert (1-18) that was much more competitive than the final score. Gilbert won the first half, 25-13, with defense and energy. Thomaston roared back in the second half with energy, height and talent. The Golden […]
THOMASTON >> In a battle for second place behind five-time defending Berkshire League girls basketball tournament champion Thomaston, No. 2 Nonnewaug and No. 3 Lewis Mills started their semifinal match slowly Monday night, then built to a crescendo. The Spartans took the first half; Nonnewaug walked away from a second-half thriller with a 36-34 win […]