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WATERTOWN - Coming off an opening weekend which saw them win three of their first four games, the GROWS Watertown Rapids 18U softball team went into the second weekend of play feeling good about their game as they prepared to take on the Valley Fusion, Connecticut Bombers, and Connecticut Fu…

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Watertown High School’s Torri Distefano at left and Emma Gallagher are about to hit the water at the CIAC’s 200-meter Steeplechase event on June 15 at Willow Brook Park in New Britain. Splashing down next to Gallagher is Jessica Casey of Lyman Memorial High School.

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Ari Polletta of Watertown High School broke the school record in the triple jump soaring to a mark of 35’ 5.75’ at the CIAC’s recent State Open Meet. “Ari had a quite a day,” said WHS track and field coach Brian LaFontaine. “She also jumped well in the long jump. Ari moved up on her seedings…

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The Watertown Association for Youth Soccer announced the winners of the 2020 - 2021 Sterling & Della Memorial Scholarship through WAYS. At left is Hunter Brandt, son of Hunter and Diana Brandt of Watertown. Hunter is pictured with his coach, Brad Mahar, who described Hunter as “a natural…

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Seven members of the league champion Watertown High School girls’ lacrosse team were named to the WCLC All-League team for the 2021 season. From left to right are: Kami labella, Ashley D’Elia, captain Claire Lyman, captain Olivia Bookout, captain Erica Santangeli, Ashley Welcome and Emma Geise.

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BEAVER DAM, Wis. 2021 – David Gravel of Watertown produced a pair of podium finishes and a trio of top 10s last weekend during a World of Outlaws Sprint Car Series tripleheader.

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WATERTOWN - The Watertown Association for Youth Soccer has announced that player registration is open for Fall ‘21 Little World Cup and In-Town soccer. Registration closes on Sunday, August 15. 

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ALL ACES - The NVL Champion Watertown Girls Tennis team held it’s season-ending banquet at the Grand Oak Villa, with head coach Mark Zaborowski handing out awards to, from left to right: Senior Sophie Charbonneau (Most Improved Player), Junior Allison Stoto (Clutch Performer), Freshman Sydne…

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NEW BRITAIN - The memory book of her senior year at Watertown High School added another page when the Indians’ outstanding track and fielder took on the best competition Connecticut had to offer at the CIAC’s State Open meet on June 10.

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Proud parents Steve and Kim Gambee, along with Watertown High School baseball coach Jerry Valentino are all smiles after Valentino announced that senior Jake Gambee was the recipient of the Dom Valentino Scholarship at the team awards dinner at the Sunset Grille on June 10. (Dreher photo) 

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The Watertown High School golf team followed up an oustanding regular season with solid post-season results, finishing second in the NVL tournament and 12th in the CIAC Division IV field. From left to right: Nate LaMadeleine, Mason LaCapra, Colin Krayeske, Colin Leach and Eric Forte, all of …

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Paige Fekete, seen here pitching for Watertown High School during the recent CIAC tournament, turned her attention to summer softball with the GROWS Rapids 18U team, and started off by hurling a no-hitter in a 9-0 win over the CT Bullets on June 12.

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NEWPORT, R.I. - For the second consecutive year, a member of the Fairfield University baseball team is playing for the Newport Gulls of the NECBL, and this one is a familiar face to local baseball fans.

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LITCHFIELD - It wasn’t the usual  festive gathering when the 44th edition of the Litchfield Hills Road Race was held on June 13.

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Among the Watertown High School seniors who will receive scholarships at the Water-Oak Circle of Sports Awards ceremony on Tuesday, June 22 at the Sunset Grille are:

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WATERTOWN - Coming off an improbable run to the NVL’s post-season tournament championship game, Watertown High School came in ready to play when the CIAC’s Class ‘M’ tourament got underway. “We’re playing well, and this is the time you want to be doing that,” said coach Jerry Valentino after…

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NEW BRITAIN - The Watertown Higfh School boys and girls track and field team traveled to New Britain’s Willow Brook Park on June 2 to compete in the CIAC Class championship meets, with both teams turning in some notable performances.

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GRANBY - One of the mainstays of their advance to the round of eight for the Watertown High School softball team in the CIAC Class ‘M’ tournament had been it’s defense.

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WATERTOWN - After a successful WCLC season, coach Mike Kenny and his Watertown High Schooll boy’s lacrosse team took on some of the best teams in the state in the CIAC’s Class ‘M’ post-season tournament, winning a thrilling 8-7 overtime game in their first match, then coming up just short on…

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The Watertown High School girls’ lacrosse team celebrated after their 9-8 overtime win against St. Paul Catholic to take home the Western Connecticut Lacrosse Conference tournament championship.

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Allie Stoto, at left, and and Emma Kite of the Watertown High School girls’ tennis team participated in the CIAC Individual State Invitational Tournament on June 5. This year in addition to having to meet the qualifications, the CIAC chose 12 doubles teams to participate in the tournament. S…

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FAIRFIELD - Despite not coming out on top in the recent MAAC tournament, the storybook season is not over yet for Justin Guerrera of Watertown and his Fairfield University Baseball teammates.

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WATERTOWN - Fresh off their WCLC tournament championship win over St. Paul Catholic High School, the Watertown High School girls’ lacrosse team began their chase of further post-season glory when they faced Granby High School in a CIAC Class ‘S’ Tournament qualifying round match on May 29 at…

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NAUGATUCK - At Hop Brook G.C. on May 26, the Watertown High School golfers won their 11th straight match by beating Naugatuck High School 182-206 on a hot, humid afternoon.

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Among the many local groups who took part in the Water-OakMemorial Day parade on May 31 were the players, coaches and parents representing Water-Oakville Little League Baseball. (Dreher photo)

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WATERTOWN - After completing their regular season with a stellar 11-4-0 record, the Watertown High School boys’ lacrosse team began CIAC Class ‘M’ tournament play against Woodstock High School at the Mills Complex on June 2.

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Among the Watertown High School senior who will receive scholarships at the Water-Oak Circle of Sports Awards ceremony on Tuesday, June 22 at the Sunset Grille are, top row from left to right: Chelsea Betts (Frank Franzese), Bri Catalani (LaBonne’s) and Emma Gallagher (PBA). Middle row, left…

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QUEENS, N.Y.  –  Three members of the St. John’s baseball team, including local standout Nick Mondak of Watertown, garnered All-Big East honors, the league announced.

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WATERTOWN - The Water-Oak Circle of Sports will be holding it’s monthly meeting on Wednesday, June 9 at the Sunset Grille at Crestbrook Park, 834 Northfield Road, beginning at 6:30 p.m., organization president Bruce Cianciolo announced.

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WATERTOWN - Registration is open for the WAYS Fall 2021 Travel, Little World Cup and In-Town soccer programs; for additional information and to register, visit: watertownyouthsoccer.net. or email the WAYS registrar at davidsonmindi@gmail.com with any questions.

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WATERBURY - Watertown High School, 2021 NVL Boys Tennis Champions. Sounds real good, doesn’t it? It was close, but the Indians, under the guidance of veteran coach Eric Miller, the Indians brought the title banner back to town after defeating Woodland Regional High School, 3-2 in a pressure-…

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BEACON FALLS - On the best day in the history of Watertown High School tennis, the Watertown High School girls began things with a 4-3 victory over archrival Holy Cross High School to win the NVL team championship tournament at Woodland Regional High School on May 21.

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BEACON FALLS - Their first round game in the 2021 NVL softball tournament got away quickly from Watertown High School, which found itself in a 5-0 hole after the first inning of play against top-seeded Woodland Regional High School on May 22.

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Alyssa Santangeli of Watertown made her first appearance on the GNAC All-Conference Team with First Team accolades with her first full season with the Saints. Santangeli was a key part of a Saints’ defensive unit that held opponents to a GNAC-low 7.44 goals per game on the season, which also…

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Sage Valente of Watertown, a freshman field hockey player at UMass-Lowell, looks to take possession during a late-season game. Valente, a midfielder, who played in 10 games for the River Hawks (starting eight), was a key part of a UML team which made their first appearance in the postseason …