There is no debate: Staples is No. 1. The Wreckers left no doubt with a 3-0 win over Southington in the Class LL championship game Saturday afternoon at Palmer Field. In this postseason, the Wreckers defeated four of the top seven teams in the final GameTimeCT Poll. They beat No. 6 St. Joseph and No. […]
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 […]
They started the season there and ended there. It took Masuk five weeks and a second straight Class L championship to get back to the top of pile, but a 26-1 record was enough for the Panthers to claim the No. 1 spot in the GameTimeCT Top 10 Poll for a second straight time at […]
WEST HAVEN — The 2019 Waterford softball team serves as a perfect example for all high school sports teams how a team can evolve from one that gets clobbered the first week of a season to earning a state title on the final…
MIDDLETOWN—Jared Burrows wanted nothing more than to pitch in the state championship. The Waterford junior got his wish and boy, did he make the most of it. Burrows pitched a complete-game shutout, striking out 10, including the final batter of the game as No. 15 Waterford defeated No. 1 Berlin 1-0 in the CIAC […]
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 […]
STAPLES VS SOUTHINGTON
When: Saturday, noon
Where: Palmer Field, Middletown
MIDDLETOWN — Murphy’s Law was very much in effect for Berlin on Tuesday night at Palmer Field.
While junior Cam Murphy was holding Notre Dame-West Haven in check on the mound, his older brother provided the…
WEST HAVEN — Since the Seymour softball team burst onto to scene in the early 1990s, it’s been almost a foregone conclusion the Wildcats will be playing on the final weekend of the high school season.
TRUMBULL — It was a day of records at the CIAC girls golf championship at Tashua Knolls Golf Course in Trumbull.
The New Canaan Rams claimed their third straight team title by shooting a 320, shattering the…
Our own Scott Ericson joined the crew at CT Sports Now on Monday night to talk about the upcoming high school baseball state playoffs semifinals. Scott, Noah Finz and Marc Robbins discussed some of the teams who started the season season hot. You can watch CT Sports Now on Frontier Cable’s Vantage Sports Network on […]
WATERFORD — There was no stopping Zach Hochman on Friday night in the Class M boys lacrosse quarterfinals, no denying him from the faceoff ‘X’ to the buzzer, on his feet or getting off the turf.
Our own Scott Ericson joined the crew at CT Sports Now on Monday night to talk about high school baseball around the state. Scott, Noah Finz and Marc Robbins discussed some of the teams who started the season season hot. They also went over the latest GameTimeCT baseball poll. You can watch CT Sports Now […]
The preseason had a slightly different feeling for the Darien girls lacrosse team this spring.
For the first time in six years, the Blue Wave didn’t have a state championship to defend, having lost to rival…
WELCOME to the FINAL episode of Courtside with Joe Morelli, your weekly podcast covering all things Connecticut boys basketball with GameTimeCT’s head beat writer with an assist from point guard (and GameTimeCT producer) Sean Patrick Bowley. After yet another exciting weekend of championships at Mohegan Sun Arena, we return after a couple weeks off for an action-packed episode […]
UNCASVILLE — Ryan O’Connell ran the break, Jay Jay Brennan hit him with the pass and O’Connell threw a thunderous dunk to the delight of the Waterford fan base at the Mohegan Sun Arena. There was a still a minute to go but the result was no longer in doubt. The kings of the Mohegan […]
No. 1 East Catholic (26-1)
vs. No. 6 Windsor (23-3)
NEW HAVEN – It was the battle between two boys basketball teams looking for a trip to the Mohegan Sun Arena this weekend. NEW HAVEN — They traded baskets, they traded runs and at the end of regulation, traded fouls that led to free throws. And when those were all taken, regulation wasn’t enough to […]
Timmond Williams, Trumbull: The FCIAC Player of the Year led the Eagles to the regular-season championship. He’s had some high-scoring games, a buzzer-beater against Ridgefield, and another last-secon…
The Eastern Connecticut Eagles are champions of the Nutmeg Hockey Conference for the second year in a row. Ryan Huta, one of three players with four points, scored three goals to pace the top-seeded Eagles to a 7-2 win over Tri-Town on Thursday night at Connecticut College. Kyle Jacobson scored two goals and two assists, […]
UNCASVILLE — Yes, point guard Mikey Buscetto graduated after helping Waterford win the Division III state championship last March, a tough loss to endure. But guard J.J. Brennan took over the controls from the maestro Buscetto and the program hasn’t missed a beat. The top-seeded Lancers won its second straight Eastern Connecticut Conference Division I […]
TONIGHT, live, from Mohegan Sun Arena is the Eastern Connecticut Conference boys basketball championships, broadcast by GameDayCT via The Day of New London. At 6 p.m., top-seeded St. Bernard will look to defend its title against No. 2-seeded Stonington in the Division II final. And at 8 p.m., top-seeded Waterford also looks to defend its […]
It is conference tournament time for girls basketball. Let’s go! Thursday CCC No. 16 Conard at No. 1 Windsor: WINDSOR No. 15 Manchester at No. 2 East Hartford: EAST HARTFORD No. 14 Farmington at No. 3 Newington: Farmington could push Newington in this one. NEWINGTON No. 13 RHAM at No. 4 Glastonbury: A deceptively tough […]
So East Catholic won at Bassick last Friday, remained at No. 2 while Bassick dropped to No. 4 in the latest GameTimeCT poll rankings. There are five undefeated teams remaining. Two of them face one another on Saturday: Classical Magnet at Wamogo. So, at the very least, we will have just four unbeatens heading into […]
The teams all remained the same, but there was some movement among the 10 this week. Don’t miss the latest high school sports news, features and polls. Sign up for the free GameTimeCT newsletter. Bassick and Notre Dame-West Haven remained undefeated, two of the eight still without a loss, and both moved up one spot […]
EAST LYME – In the last time he would face Waterford on his home floor, Dev Ostrowski was not going to walk off without a victory. Great players make great plays when the game is on the line. Sometimes, it’s not the shot East Lyme coach Jeff Bernardi wants. Sometimes, it goes in and you […]
TONIGHT it’s Eastern Connecticut’s most anticipated game of the year: A boys basketball showdown between ECC rivals No. 6 Waterford and No. 7 East Lyme. The game, which will be broadcast by GameDay at the Day of New London, is a rematch of last year’s ECC championship, won by Waterford. Though Mikey Buscetto is gone, […]
Some interesting tidbits from some of the state’s Christmas tournaments: Maybe Fairfield Warde and Ludlowe expected to meet in the Fairfield Holiday Tournament final last Friday at Alumni Hall. But no one outside the two programs thought this would be the final — it never had. But Warde won 38-37. The Mustangs and the Falcons […]