Huntington High School Boosts Fencing Program through Collaboration with Harborfields
Huntington High School's fencing program has entered a new phase by teaming up with Harborfields. This collaboration makes it the sixth team of its kind among the ten teams in Section XI. Seven girls and four boys from Harborfields have joined the Blue Devils, starting the season on a positive note, says head coach Michelle O’Brien. The team practices and hosts home meets at the Jack Abrams STEM Magnet School. This partnership is anticipated to create competitive boys and girls teams.
Bridgeport's Total Mortgage Arena to Host New York's PWHL Team Home Games from January 5, 2024
The Professional Women’s Hockey League (PWHL) has confirmed that its New York franchise will host home games at Total Mortgage Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut. The first home game is set for Friday, January 5, 2024, at 7:00 p.m. ET against Toronto. The league has also scheduled home openers for all its teams, with the season starting on New Year’s Day in Toronto. Pascal Daoust, PWHL New York General Manager, is looking forward to showcasing the team in a high-quality arena.
'They left everything out on the field': Killingly football can't keep up with New Canaan
After addressing his team and talking to a reporter, New Canaan coach Lou Marinelli walked across Dunning Field’s frozen tundra towards Killingly’s players and coaches. The Rams had just rolled to another big playoff win and Marinelli wanted to offer Killingly some encouraging words. Seems the winningest coach...
Boys basketball team to play at home tonight
The Norwalk Boys Basketball Team will play their first home game of the season tonight at 7:45 p.m. in the NPECC. “First games are not as important as I used to think they were,” said Aaron Pelzer, head coach. “It’s nice to get out there and see what you have but overall there’s not a ton of importance other than finding out that starting point. We typically try to keep it simple for the first game since we only have 10 practices before the first game and build on as the season goes.”
Photo gallery: Princeton defeats Bridgeport, 73-70 in Class AAA semifinals
Princeton defeated Bridgeport, 73-70 in the Class AAA semifinals (Photo by Ben Queen & Joey Signorelli/www.BenQueenPhotography.com)
Staples grabs top spot in top 10 football poll by sportswriters
The GameTimeCT Top 10 high school football poll as voted by sportwriters and broadcasters. First-place votes in parentheses and points tabulated on a 30-28-26-24-22-20-18-16-14-12-11-10-9-8-7 basis. The next poll will be the final poll of the year after the state championship games on Dec. 9. Week 12, Nov. 27, 2023. Team...
Fairfield Prep vs. Staples: How to watch live stream online
In Connecticut, it's playoff time for a lot of high school football teams all across the Constitution State. Almost 30 games are lined up for Tuesday and one of the top teams in the state will be in action. The Fairfield Prep Jesuits (4-6) and Staples Wreckers (9-1) face off in a state ...
WHS Sports — Nov. 29, 2023: “Warrior Sports Week on GMW”: Big Win for Wilton in CIAC Quarterfinals
With home field advantage, the third-seeded Wilton High School Warriors football team won their first post-season game, the quarterfinals of the CIAC Class MM tournament. The Warriors advance to the semifinal game this Sunday, Dec. 3 at 12:30 p.m. against Masuk High School in Monroe. “Warrior Sports Week on GOOD...
Neighbors Challenge Lake Club as Pickleball Fight Heats Up; P&Z OKs New Master Plan Zoning Overlays for Rte. 7
On Monday, Nov. 27, the Lake Club returned to the Planning and Zoning Commission nearly seven months after a public hearing brought attention to the increasingly tense relationship between the Club and its residential neighbors — many of whom are themselves active members. Located at 175 Thayer Pond Rd.,...
Photos: Jerry West Players from Bridgeport Face Off with Doddridge County Athletes at WVU Coliseum
Halftime of West Virginia University’s game with Bellarmine Sunday at the Coliseum in Morgantown had a local flavor to it. Youngsters from Bridgeport who are members of the Jerry West League at The Bridge faced off against youth from Doddridge County in a basketball contest. All of the players from Bridgeport are fourth grade students, according to Coach Jimmy Stemple.
Fairfield crowd mutes Quinnipiac volleyball’s repeat hopes
FAIRFIELD — The Bobcats never stood a chance. Exactly 365 days after Quinnipiac volleyball upset the then top-seeded Fairfield Stags to win its first MAAC title at the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex in Orlando, Florida, the Stags charged back. They took down Quinnipiac in four sets on their home court in front of what felt like thousands of rowdy fans to win their record 13th MAAC volleyball title.
Darien is No. 1 in final volleyball top 10 poll, Farmington finishes No. 5
Undefeated Darien was the unanimous selection as the No. 1 girls volleyball team in the state in voting by state coaches in the final top 10 poll of the season. The Blue Wave (25-0) handled Southington (24-2) just as they handled nearly everyone else this season with a 3-0 victory in the Class LL championship game. Darien, which has a 50-match winning streak, had 22 shutouts in 25 victories.
Getting to Know Caroline Deniker; Question and Answer Session with Standout Volleyball Player
I’m not a big movie watcher so I don’t have one thing I would say is definitely by favorite movie but I’d say any of the Harry Potter movies. I’m a little bit of a book nerd. This is from when I was a little bit...
Killingly football ready for 'big test' from New Canaan in Class L playoffs
One of the more remarkable streaks entering the 2023 high school football season belonged in the Quiet Corner. Killingly not only qualified for the state playoffs for seven consecutive seasons but had won a game in every one of those postseason appearances. The amazing run put Killingly in the same company as state powers Ansonia and New Canaan as the only programs in the state to have reached the semifinals during every season since 2015. ...
Fairfield: “That’s maybe one of the headlines for this team. They found a way to win.”
MAAC-champion Fairfield opens NCAA Tournament play at 13th-seeded Purdue, which finished third in the Big Ten, on Thursday. Also in West Lafayette, Indiana, Ohio Valley-champion Eastern Illinois plays Marquette of the Big East. The winners play Friday. Nancy Somera had it pretty good. After three decades coaching volleyball, she took...
Urgency In New York As Decisions Loom
Coach Howie Draper discusses the tough decisions to come, the role of Claire Thompson, an injury to Madison Packer, and a fight in net for jobs.
New Soccer Program for Local Kids Aged 2-8 Launching January 20
Soccer Shots, a children's soccer program, is introducing new sessions for children aged 2-8 from January 20. The program is designed to support children's development through imaginative play, with a team of well-trained coaches. The curriculum is age-appropriate and meets childhood education standards.
Philip Barbour's Halfin Wins Player of Year Honors; Bridgeport's Smell Finalist for Award
Bridgeport junior standout Myleigh Smell was a finalist for the State Volleyball Player of the Year Award, an honor that was won by Philip Barbour’s MacKenna Halfin. Smell emerged as one of the state’s premier all-around players this year and led the Indians to a 40-8-7 record and a spot in the state tournament for the ninth consecutive year.
Stratford youth football team needs help getting players to a national championship in Florida
A Stratford youth football team is asking for the public's help getting their players to the national championship in Florida next month. Tanisha Washington, owner and president of the Stratford Bengals middle school football team, says the players have been working hard all year long. She says the players have...