Mercy has come all the way back, and what perfect timing. The Tigers began the preseason No. 1, but quickly fell out of favor with a 2-4 record to start the year. But Mercy has turned it around by winning 13 of its last 14 — including a 55-54 victory over East Haven — to […]
NEW HAVEN — Xavier boys indoor track coach Chris Stonier, who only has nine athletes on the team, crunched the numbers before the CIAC Class L track and field meet and figured his team had a shot to win a class title for t…
As the regular season begins to wind down, Norwalk remained unbeaten and remained the unanimous No. 1 team in the latest GameTimeCT Girls Basketball poll for Feb. 6. The Bears face No. 4 Trumbull in a massive FCIAC game which will determine who is seeded where for the upcoming league tournament. Elsewhere, New London closed […]
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 […]
Sign up for GameTimeCT’s free Newsletter and get boys basketball news sent to your inbox FINE PERFORMANCES Derrick Tenney, Wethersfield: Poured in 51 points, a school record, and grabbed 15 rebounds in Wethersfield’s 90-84 victory in overtime against Bloomfield. Dev Ostrowski, East Lyme: Scored 41 points, including the 2,000th of his career, to help East […]
For the second time since the preseason, we have a new No. 1. Thanks to a 49-47 road victory over New London Saturday, unbeaten Norwalk is now the No. 1 team in all the land. The Bears are the first to be a unanimous pick, picking up 19 first-place votes. Sign up for the Whistle […]
WINDSOR — Nahriel Gelly just smiles when asked if she prefers playing man-to-man defense. It’s a smile similar to that of her coach, Kendrick Moore, when asked to assess where his Windsor girls basketball program is in his…
Hamden’s 46-44 victory over Trumbull not only put the Green Dragons back in the good graces of voters in the GameTimeCT Top 10 Girls Basketball poll, but it has suddenly added a little extra intrigue to Saturday’s matchup between Norwalk and New London. Hamden’s win knocked Trumbull out of the No. 2 spot and replaced […]
Third-ranked Windsor defeaetd Hillhouse 82-68 on Monday in Windsor.
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 […]
WELCOME back to another episode of COURTSIDE with Joe Morelli, your weekly dose of boys basketball in Connecticut, including a weekly special guest. This week’s guest star is 30-year, four-time state championship coach Ken Smith of Windsor, who — as always — has plenty to say about improving state of boys basketball in Connecticut. The […]
In Jamie Anderson’s first season coaching at Law last year, the squad qualified for postseason play for the first time since 2010. The Lawmen clinched that berth on Feb. 12, 2018. Law was able to clinch this season on Saturday, exactly one month earlier. The 68-59 victory at Guilford helped Law stay undefeated at 8-0. […]
In spite of a 45-43, out-of-state loss to South Kingston-R.I. last Wednesday — the day of the last top 10 poll — New London remained Connecticut’s No. 1 team in this week’s GameTimeCT Top 10 girls basketball poll. The Whalers lost four first-place votes, however, and only held the advantage by 12 points over No. […]
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 […]
FINE PERFORMANCES Justice Ellison, South Windsor and Oliver Milledge, Greenwich: Ellison’s 54-point outing included six 3-pointers as South Windsor fell to Greenwich 86-76 in double overtime. Milledge scored 30 points in the win for Greenwich. Kyle Daniels, Wilbur Cross: Had 30 points, including 22 of 25 from the free-throw line, in the Governors’ 85-84 loss […]
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 […]
SIXTEEN DOWN. Sixteen remaining. All with a shot to reach the glorious state championship games this Saturday. Welcome to the War room. Our own personal NORAD for the Connecticut high school football state playoffs, the place where you can track everything happening in today’s state football semifinal round. 2018 FOOTBALL PLAYOFF SCOREBOARD If you’re stuck at […]
MADISON — It’s an interesting and unique balance for the elite football teams to handle: try to enjoy each moment, each accomplishment achieved while still keeping your eye on the ultimate prize.
Hand established long ago that …
More Semifinal Previews: Class LL | Class M | Class S 2018 Class L football preview capsules, compiled by Sean Patrick Bowley and Pete Paguaga. Schedule changes noted in red. No. 4 Windsor at No. 1 Hand WHERE — Strong Field at The Surf Club, Madison, 3 p.m. TICKETS — Adults $10, Students/Senior Citizens $5 RECORDS — […]
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 […]
WINDSOR — It began with one offense responding to another offense, a touchdown 2 minutes, 28 seconds into the game and another just over 2 minutes later.
Neither team, it seemed, could stop the other.
The 2018 Class L football quarterfinal preview capsules. Compiled by Sean Patrick Bowley. More quarterfinal previews: CLASS LL | CLASS M | CLASS S All games Tuesday, Nov. 27, 6:30 p.m. No. 8 Bunnell at No. 1 Hand WHERE – Strong Field at the Surf Club, Madison TICKETS – Adults $10, Students/Senior Citizen $5 ON […]
MIDDLETOWN — Coach Sal Morello clung to the fact that Middletown High’s football season didn’t end with a 7-0 loss to Windsor on Wednesday night Rosek-Skubel Stadium.
The Blue Dragons fell short in their bid for a second straight 10-0 regular …
Three Notre Dame of West Haven student-athletes made their college choices official today signing their National Letter of Intent (NLI) for their respective schools Wednesday. Zackary Hochman and Justin Shanley will play lacrosse at UMass and Assumotion, respectively while Connor Raines will play basketball at Texas Rio Grande […]
Denise Solis remembers vividly her freshman year, a season where the Windsor Warriors went 4-16 during the 2015-16 season. “We didn’t have a lot of organization,” Solis recalled. She also remembers the first team meeting of her sophomore season with the new Windsor’s girls basketball coach: Kendrick Moore. “He set some ground rules, things we […]
Friday night was one for the books in Connecticut High School football history. A whopping SIX (6) games went to overtime, which felt unprecedented as the results came in Friday night. But after digging into it further, we’re pretty sure it was the most in one weekend in state history. The OTs were also spread […]
MERIDEN – With Windsor’s season most likely hanging in the balance, junior linebacker Kobe Foster stepped up and made the biggest play of the Warriors’ young season. Foster made a tackle for a loss and then followed it up with a game-ending interception in the second overtime of Windsor’s 21-14 win over Platt Friday night […]
Vitals COACH — ROB FLEETING (10th year, 88-14) CONFERENCE — CCC Division II East PLAYOFF CLASS — L (592 boys enrollment) HOME — Jack O’Brien Stadium, Windsor 2017 RECORD — 10-2, lost to Hand in Class L semifinals 2018 OPENER — Sept. 7 at Maloney, 6:30 p.m. TEAM WEBSITE — MaxPreps | TWITTER — @WHSFootballCT […]