The 2018 GameTimeCT All-State Girls Swimming Team. Compiled by Dave Fierro. Photos by Hearst Connecticut Media, Mathieu Family. Designed by Pete Paguaga. ♦♦♦ Swimmer of the Year Megan Lynch Greenwich Stats: The sophomore standout won the 200 individual medley at the State Open Championships in 1:59.57, then finished first in the 100 breaststroke with a […]
The 2018 GameTimeCT All-State Girls Soccer Team. Compiled by Joe Morelli. Photos by Hearst Connecticut Media, McKenzie Sullivan photo from the Journal-Inquirer and Meadow Mancini photo from Watertown girls soccer. Designed by Pete Paguaga. FIRST TEAM ♦♦♦ Player of the Year Jessica Mazo St. Joseph Stats: Finished with 17 goals and 12 assists fot the […]
Ryan Antkowiak, Suffield. Senior came up with a few coaches as one of the best offensive defensemen in the state.
Colin Bella, Fairfield Prep. Senior forward scored 22 points for the champion Jesuits last year. “Can be a game-c…
TORRINGTON — After two years in Watertown, The Helmet is back in Torrington thanks to the Red Raiders’ 37-20 win over the Indians Wednesday night on a snow-dusted field at Torrington’s Robert H. Frost Sports Complex.
Senior Ora Curry led the w…
MIDDLETOWN — It was a year in the making but Farrah Volpintesta of the Immaculate-Bethel Co-op girls swim team can shout the following wonderful words from the rooftops:
“I am the State Open diving champion. I am the best female diver in the s…
ANSONIA — If one play encapsulates Ansonia’s dominant performance over Watertown Thursday night, it’s Tyler Cafaro’s 30-yard, second-quarter touchdown run in the Chargers eventual 49-7 victory at Jarvis Stadium.
For a split second it appeared …
There are a handful of programs that have yet to allow a goal this season, including Ridgefield, the state’s No. 1 team. Count Watertown among those teams. The Indians have yet to be scored upon in seven games, including a crucial 2-0 win at Holy Cross last Wednesday. “It is a surprise to be honest […]
TORRINGTON — Torrington boys soccer’s Xavier Rodas smacked a shot off Watertown’s goalpost early in each half of a closely-contested game Friday night.
In the shadow of those Red Raider might-have-beens, the undefeated (7-0-1) Indians stepped …
Vitals COACH — LUIGI VELARDI (5th year, 17-25) CONFERENCE — NVL Iron PLAYOFF CLASS — Class M (408 boys enrolled) HOME — John J. Mills Complex, Watertown 2017 RECORD — 8-3 2018 OPENER — Sept. 7 at Derby, 7 p.m. TEAM WEBSITE — Maxpreps Top Players CHARLIE MAZZARELLA, Sr. (6-1, 240) KYLE RIMICK, Sr. (5-10, 200) ALBAN BLACERI, […]
WATERTOWN — To fixate on the one-sided nature of Middletown High’s season-ending 9-0 loss to Watertown on Wednesday at Deland Field would be to ignore the big picture.
The Blue Dragons were an 0-20 program two years ago. They won six games las…
We will crown champions after the state tournaments, but if you are looking for the team that has separated itself from everyone else in the regular season, look no further than Fairfield Prep.
The Jesuits (16-1) have won 11 in a row and have …
TORRINGTON — Two homers, three triples and five doubles led only to a frustrating tie late in a Torrington/Watertown NVL rivalry baseball game at Fuessenich Park Tuesday afternoon.
So, in the bottom of the seventh inning, Torrington (7-5, 6-5 …
WEST HAVEN— Familiar boys hockey rivals Guilford and Watertown/Pomperaug faced off in the SCC/SWC Division II championship on Saturday. Lately, Guilford has dominated the rivalry.Senior defenseman Joe Neleber wound up and sent a hard, rising…
TORRINGTON — Watertown’s boys basketball team (2-6; 0-6 NVL) started strong, then got caught in a hailstorm of 3-pointers that swept Torrington (7-2; 7-1 NVL) to a 91-49 blowout at Torrington High School Monday night.The Indians boasted a …
We’ve made it. The long, grueling grind that is the regular season is finally over. All 12 weeks are in the books — so is Thanksgiving. The playoffs are here. The quarterfinals begin Tuesday at the sites of the higher seeds at 6:30 p.m. The 2017 CIAC Football Playoff Schedule The semifinals, however, have been […]
WATERTOWN — Watertown’s football team showed its playoff credentials in a 68-27 romp over Torrington Thursday morning at Watertown High School.Torrington’s young team (2-8) showed spunk and speed with a touchdown in each quarter.The Indi…
Five more football teams qualified for the state playoffs Saturday, rapidly bringing the postseason picture into more focus as Week 10 came to a close. Of the 32 spots available, 17 teams have now punched their tickets, including the 10 teams that qualified Friday night. Several more should be determined before Thanksgiving Week. You can […]
HARTFORD >> Two outs and no one on doesn’t usually lead to a productive inning. Then again, losing 11 of your first 12 games in a season doesn’t usually lead to a trip to the state championship game. For Foran, there doesn’t seem to be any obstacle it can’t overcome right now. The Lions kept […]
NEW HAVEN >> The Watertown/Pomperaug boys hockey team had Guilford’s number in the regular season, winning a pair of matchups. On Saturday in the Division II championship game, key phases of the game were going Watertown/Pomperaug’s way again. It dominated puck possession and outshot Guilford 26-15. The difference this time was timely scoring and solid defense […]
TORRINGTON >> Torrington’s dramatic season development continued in a 93-48 boys basketball stampede over Watertown Wednesday night at Torrington High School. After an 0-3 start, the Red Raiders are 5-1 since, including a near-fist-half-stalemate with Sacred Heart last Saturday. A week ago, Torrington (5-4) unveiled a 10-man game-long full-court press in a convincing win over Oxford. […]
TORRINGTON >> On a cold night in Torrington, the Red Raiders gave up five fumbles and a kickoff recovery while Watertown took advantage of it by running the ball almost at will for a 42-20 win for the annual Helmet Award. “This is better than we’ve done all year,” said Watertown junior Adam Alenkis, leading […]
TORRINGTON >> Torrington Athletic Director Mike McKenna announced today that due to inclement weather forecast for Thanksgiving morning, the Watertown at Torrington football game has been rescheduled for 6 p.m Wednesday evening at Torrington high school. According to Weather Underground, Thursday there is a chance of rain Thursday morning, when the game was supposed to be played. High temperatures are […]
TORRINGTON >> Watertown’s girls soccer team beat Torrington 3-0 in a game cut short by an apparent concussion to Red Raider goalkeeper Erica Morrison Monday at the Robert H. Frost Sports Complex. With 24 minutes left, both coaches agreed there was little point in continuing a game the Indians (3-1) dominated from the beginning. “They’re […]
TORRINGTON >> Watertown’s baseball team beat Torrington 9-6 in a game full of ironies at Fuessenich Park Monday afternoon. The first of them came in the field: two quality teams, both arriving with 6-3 records, combined for seven errors (5-2 Torrington). “It was an ugly game,” said Watertown Coach Jerry Valentino. That was another irony. […]
With Auburn coach Bruce Pearl in attendance to watch his prized recruit, Mustapha Heron, No. 1 Sacred Heart rolled through another Class M tournament round, this time beating NVL rival Watertown 85-47 in the second round on their inexorable march to the state championship. While you wouldn’t know it by the footage, above, which is […]
TORRINGTON >> After a 33-point loss at Watertown (10-8) last month, Torrington’s boys basketball team (8-10) got another shot at the Indians Thursday night at Torrington. They almost pulled off a reverse in a 55-52 Watertown win that literally carried to the final second. “They just had a bad game at our place,” said Watertown […]
TORRINGTON >> Watertown’s girls basketball team crushed Torrington 58-39 on a frigid night that was colder inside for Red Raider shooters. “We shot 12 percent in the first quarter,” said Coach Mike Fritch. The game-long problem for Torrington (5-5) was that many of the misses came close to the basket. Watertown (8-4), led by 6-foot-1 […]
WATERTOWN >> Torrington’s football team raised its record to 9-1 while pummeling Watertown 52-21 for its fourth straight Thanksgiving victory in the annual Battle for the Helmet at Watertown (4-6) Thursday morning. Just as importantly, the Red Raiders, winners of nine of the last 12 Helmet matches and the best Torrington regular-season record since 1986, […]
Watertown freshman diver Kelsey Dejesus won the Gold Medal and sets the Kennedy High School pool record with an 11 dive score of 436.80 at the NVL Diving championships Wednesday. The order of finish is as follows: 1. Kelsey Dejesus – Watertown – 436.80 – Gold Medal 2. Emily LaRocque – Oxford – 385.25 – […]