TORRINGTON — Out from under a brutal early boys basketball schedule, Torrington evened its NVL record (3-3; 3-4 overall) with a 59-43 win over Wolcott behind a 30-point spree from junior forward T.J. Calabrese Monday eveni…
The 2019 GameTimeCT All-State Girls Cross Country team. Compiled by Ryan Lacey. Photos by Hearst Connecticut Media. Designed by Pete Paguaga and Sean Patrick Bowley. FIRST TEAM ♦♦♦ Player of the Year Mari Noble Greenwich, Senior Stats: The tougher the competition got, the strong Noble became. She peaked with a second-place finish at […]
The 2019 GameTimeCT All-State Boys Cross Country team. Compiled by Ryan Lacey. Photos by Hearst Connecticut Media. Designed by Pete Paguaga and Sean Patrick Bowley. FIRST TEAM ♦♦♦ Player of the Year Gavin Sherry Conard, Sophomore Stats: Emerged as one of the best runners in the country, sweeping the CCC, Class LL, State Open […]
MANCHESTER—The plan for Mari Noble in Friday’s State Open was to keep up with defending champion Kate Wiser as long as possible before mentally settling in a rhythm running alone.
Except that didn’t happen….
MANCHESTER—The green monster is his home, and with it came another title.
Conard sophomore Gavin Sherry has owned the stretch that has defined Wickham Park, and a surge up it Friday provided just enough cus…
MANCHESTER — The comparisons between Pomperaug junior Kate Wiser and former Staples standout Hannah DeBalsi are unavoidable.
They took similar tracks to the top of the sport, with the latter setting numerou…
TORRINGTON — Torrington football stunned Wolcott 36-14 by air and land Friday night at the Robert H. Frost Sports Complex in a defensive struggle that became a Red Raider blitz by the final quarter.
[Vitals] COACH — CHRIS THERIAULT (1st year) CONFERENCE — NVL Iron PLAYOFF CLASS — Class M (391 boys enrollment) HOME — Monroe Field, Wolcott 2018 RECORD — 7-4, lost to Sheehan in Class M quarterfinals. 2019 OPENER — Sept. 13 at Naugatuck, 7 p.m. TEAM WEBSITE — Maxpreps [Top Players] MATT STOECKERT, Sr. QB/DB (5-10, […]
Ella Bradford, Hamden, senior: Finished sixth in the 1,600 at the Class LL meet during the outdoor season. Is the fastest returner in the SCC after taking second in the race last year; took 20th in Class LL.
Chris Abbey, East Lyme, senior: Captured the ECC title last fall, before taking second place in Class MM.
Nick Bendsten, Wolcott, junior: The defending NVL champion, he finished ninth in Class M. Only two o…
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. […]
MIDDLETOWN — The 12 St. Joseph seniors waited a long time for this one. After going out in the state semifinals the past two seasons, the No. 11 Cadets finally finished the job, beating No. 1 Wolcott 6-3 to win the CIAC Class M championship. It is the Cadets first title since 2013 and […]
STAPLES VS SOUTHINGTON
When: Saturday, noon
Where: Palmer Field, Middletown
BRISTOL — St. Joseph, the No. 11 seed, used the stellar pitching of Jimmy Evans to squeeze out a 3-0 victory over No. 7 Rockville in the first Class M semifinal game at Muzzy Field Tuesday. Evans’ three-hit, 10-strikeout …
Pop quiz: which two conferences have won the most baseball state titles the last three seasons?
Most will get the first with the SCC winning four in that time (Cheshire, Amity, Foran, Notre Dame-West Haven)…
TORRINGTON — It all happened early at Fuessenich Park Friday afternoon.
Wolcott scored its 5-0 win in the first four innings. Then Torrington starter Kyle Banche and seventh-inning reliever C.J. Root held t…
The 2019 GameTimeCT All-State Boys Track Team. Compiled by Dan Nowak. Photos by Hearst Connecticut Media, Norwich Bulletin, NFA Athletics. Designed by Pete Paguaga. FIRST TEAM ♦♦♦ Athlete of the Year Tess Stapleton Ludlowe At National meet fifth in 55 hurdles emerging elite division (8.07), at New England won 55 hurdles (8.19) and won long […]
WATERBURY — In a Saturday packed with great games in the NVL boys basketball tournament, Torrington and Wolcott opened with different games in each half in Torrington’s 58-56 come-from-behind thriller at Wilby High School….
The Naugatuck Valley League boys basketball tournament, played at Wilby’s Reggie O’Brien gymnasium, will tip off Saturday, Feb. 23 with quarterfinals and continue with semifinals on Monday, Feb. 25 and the championship Wednesday, Feb. 27. BOYS BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT HUB Sacred Heart, the No. 1-ranked team in the GameTimeCT Boys Basketball Top 10, is the top […]
TORRINGTON — Torrington’s boys basketball team played its way to a third straight NVL Iron Division Championship with a 57-47 win over Wolcott Thursday night at Torrington High School.
The Red Raiders will …
The Greenwich High School boys basketball team ended 2018 in style.
Receiving points from 11 players, the Cardinals posted a convincing 76-47 win over Wolcott in the championship game of the Bristol Central Tournament on Saturd…
The 2018 GameTimeCT All-State Girls Cross Country Team. Compiled by Ryan Lacey. Photos by Hearst Connecticut Media. Designed by Pete Paguaga. ♦♦♦ Player of the Year Kate Wiser Pomperaug Stats: Competed in Foot Locker nationals, finishing seventh out of 40 runners. The SWC, Class MM, State Open and New England champion cruised throughout the […]
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 […]
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 […]
WALLINGFORD — Sheehan coach John Ferrazzi knows all too well anything can happen once the postseason begins. Ferrazzi and the Titans remember just last season when Joel Barlow ended their campaign in the quarterfinals.
The 2018 Class M football quarterfinal preview capsules. Compiled by Pete Paguaga. More quarterfinal previews: CLASS LL | CLASS L | CLASS S All games Tuesday, Nov. 27, 6:30 p.m. No. 8 Rockville at No. 1 St. Joseph WHERE – At Penders Field, Stratford TICKETS – Adults $10, Students/Senior Citizen $5 RECORDS – Rockville 7-3, St. […]
WATERBURY – On the legs of Anthony Ligi, Wolcott is headed to the Class M playoffs. The senior quarterback rushed for three touchdowns in the fourth quarter to lead Wolcott past Holy Cross, 30-26, at Municipal Stadium. “We missed a few tackles, but Anthony is one of the best players in the league,” Holy Cross […]
Declaring that all of the responsible players did not come forward to account for the vandalism of St. Paul’s locker room during a game on Oct. 26, Wolcott Public School administration announced Thursday that the team would be forfeiting this week’s game vs. Sacred Heart/Kaynor Tech. The decision follows a bullet-point list of demands made […]
Wolcott’s Public Schools on Monday released a terse open letter from Superintendent of Schools Tony Gaspar to students, parents and coaches of the Wolcott High School football team, which demanded the program hold itself to account for alleged damage done to St. Paul Catholic High School’s locker room on Oct. 26, or forfeit this week’s […]