Forget the temperatures and snow: as far as the collegiate sports world is concerned, spring just landed on our doorstep. Mitch Savoca opened the University of Richmond lacrosse season with a hat trick and University of New Haven softball catcher Jovanna Hillman played in four games in Flori… Read more
MIDDLEBURY-SOUTHBURY — Pomperaug coasted to a 64-34 girls’ basketball victory over Weston last Friday and improved to 11-6 for the season. The first half was close, but the Panthers raced to 20 points in both the third and fourth periods to gain the easy win. Molly Flanagan topped her team w…
OXFORD — The Oxford wrestling team rolled over Gilbert 39-29 last week. The Wolverines got strong performances in the middle weight classes, in particular from Noah Alberti at 145. Alberti needed just 19 seconds in his match to score the victory with a quick pin.
WATERTOWN — After a difficult January, the Watertown-Pomperaug co-op ice hockey team hoped that a change on the calendar would change its luck when the Indians faced non-league opponent Suffield/Granby/Windsor Locks at the Mays Rink in Watertown on February 1.
BETHLEHEM-WOODBURY — The Nonnewaug girls’ basketball team maintained its lead in the race for the Berkshire League crown, winning both games last week.
SOUTHINGTON — Seven members of the Pomperaug/Newtown co-op ski team participated in the first of two Team Connecticut qualification races on Monday, January 27, at the Mt. Southington Ski Area.
OXFORD — The Woodland and Ansonia girls’ basketball teams continued to be difficult opponents for the Oxford girls, in games played last week.
OXFORD — Four boys scored in double figures as the Ansonia basketball team qualified for the state tournament with a 67-39 win over Oxford last week.
BETHLEHEM-WOODBURY — After a suffering through back-to-back losses to Canton and Wamogo, the Nonnewaug boys’ basketball team got back on track this week and defeated both Berkshire League opponents.
MIDDLEBURY-SOUTHBURY — Scoring the winning hoop with four seconds left, the Pomperaug boys’ basketball team defeated Stratford, in Stratford, in overtime, 60-59 last week.
WASHINGTON — Three more victories last week pushed the Shepaug boys’ basketball team’s winning streak to seven and the Spartans improved the season record to 12-3.
SHELTON — In a non-league hockey game, the Cadets of St. Joseph High School of Trumbull outscored the Watertown-Pomperaug co-op team, 7-4, at the Shelton Rinks on Saturday, February 8.
It was nice to see that 2014 Pomperaug High School graduate, John VanDerLaan, is having some success on one of the professional golf tours, the Korn Ferry Tour, as he attempts to work his way up to the PGA Tour.
This week we report results from the Little East Conference and Skyline Conference swim championships and UMass/Dartmouth sophomore Maddie Kovach’s conquests at the LEC. More conference swim championships begin this week. Indoor track teams are hitting their strides and Parlay Hannon, a seni…
For the second year in a row, Rochambeau Middle School boys’ basketball team won the Woodbury Basketball Tournament, beating Bethel Middle School in the semi-final game with a score of 62-37. The team includes (back, left) Nicholas Falsetta, Zachary Johnson, Gannon Nagy, Lucas Stango, Brody …
OXFORD — Oxford picked up an NVL boys’ basketball win last week, defeating Derby, 59-54. In another game, the Wolverines lost to St. Paul, 68-54. Oxford is now 3-8 this season.
BETHLEHEM-WOODBURY — The Nonnewaug girls’ basketball team on Friday, January 31, in Thomaston showed why it is in first place in the Berkshire League standings.
BETHLEHEM-WOODBURY — Wamogo stayed with the first place Nonnewaug girls’ basketball team for one quarter last week before the Chiefs found the range and romped to a 55-25 victory.
MIDDLEBURY-SOUTHBURY — The Pomperaug-Newtown co-op ski team participated in the second race of the season on Thursday, January 23, at Mt. Southington.
WASHINGTON — The Shepaug boys’ basketball team ran its winning streak to four in a row last week with a 58-36 victory over Abbott Tech and a 67-61 win against Northwestern.
MIDDLEBURY-SOUTHBURY — After a slow start to the season, the Pomperaug boys’ basketball team is on a hot streak, winning seven of the last eight games and improving to 8-5.
We still have a good bit of winter to get through, but here’s some cheery news: lacrosse begins in 10 days, and baseball and softball teams will be on the field a week later. Meanwhile, we’re in the heart of conference seasons in basketball and ice hockey, with championships coming up in swi…
ROXBURY — Roxbury native Megan Henry put together two solid runs to claim bronze in the women’s skeleton World Cup, Friday, January 17 in Igls, Austria. The event was only Ms. Henry’s fifth World Cup appearance. “I’m super excited to have my first World Cup medal,” she said.
WASHINGTON — Victories over Terryville and Litchfield last week put the Shepaug boys’ basketball team back on the winning track, as the Spartans improved to 7-3 for the season. They topped Terryville in a home game, 52-46, with a strong fourth-quarter performance. Terryville had to foul down…
WATERTOWN — For two teams that have played games with state titles on the line, the meeting between the proud high school ice hockey programs of Guilford and Watertown-Pomperaug on Saturday, January 25, seemed out-of-sorts, as both rebuilding teams came in sorely in need of a win.
OXFORD— Mikayla Walton and Paige Davis continued their fine scoring last week as the Oxford girls’ basketball team defeated Wilby, 44-25, and lost to Seymour, 67-59.
OXFORD — Even with two losses last week, the Oxford boys’ basketball team seems to be getting stronger on offense; the Wolverines had their high output of the season against Wilby and had another good game against Seymour.
OXFORD — The Oxford boys’ swim team has come a long way in terms of wins and losses since the program began 10 years ago when the school officially opened.
WASHINGTON — For the first time in the short history of the Nonnewaug swim program, the Chiefs defeated Shepaug 94-92 on Friday, January 17.
BETHLEHEM-WOODBURY — After suffering its first loss of the season the week before, the Nonnewaug girls’ basketball team rebounded with two huge games over lesser opponents last week.
The college sports landscape changed noticeably last week as teams got into their conference schedules and some previous high-flyers were brought down to earth in upsets in several sports.
BETHLEHEM-WOODBURY — The Nonnewaug and Gilbert wrestling teams faced each other last week and ended the meet in a 36-36 tie. The Chiefs eventually prevailed for the win on a tie-breaker known as “criteria F.” It came down to the number of forfeits each team had. Gilbert forfeited more matche…
BETHLEHEM-WOODBURY — There was a famous sport’s saying for decades from ABC’s Wide World of Sports, “The Thrill of Victory, the Agony of Defeat.” The Nonnewaug girls’ basketball team experienced both last week.
WATERTOWN — In a match that was moved up 24 hours in anticipation of nasty weather, the Watertown-Pomperaug and Branford High School hockey teams squared off in an SCC-SWC Division II game which marked the midway point in the regular season schedule for both the Indians and the Hornets.
WASHINGTON — Shepaug fell out of first place in the boys’ basketball race in the Berkshire League last week, losing a pair of games, 69-55 to Wamogo, and 85-79 to Thomaston.
MIDDLEBURY-SOUTHBURY — The schedule was not easy on the Pomperaug girls’ basketball team last week as the Panthers played and lost to two of the top teams in the state, Newtown and Notre Dame.
WASHINGTON — Easy league victories over Wamogo and and Thomaston and a difficult non-league loss to Naugatuck was the story for the Shepaug girls’ basketball team last week.
BETHLEHEM-WOODBURY — The Nonnewaug boys’ basketball team won both games last week, beating Northwestern 50-38, followed by a lopsided victory over Housatonic 83-38.
OXFORD — Mikayla Walton and Paige Davis both had a high-scoring week as the Oxford girls’ basketball team defeated Torrington, 41-32, and WCA, 69-43.