The Pomperaug Panthers of Southbury, a boys travel team, captured the sixth grade Fairfield County Basketball League Championship on Saturday, March 9 in Guilford. Team members include (back, from left) Coach Tom Burns, Zachary Johnson and Coach Bill Flanagan; (center) Brody Springer, Daniel… Read more
The Celtics are the undefeated champions of Southbury Parks and Recreation seventh and eighth grade boys’ basketball season. The team is comprised of (front left), Michael Maciolek Jack Lippman, Kevin Surmollian and Jonah Turner; (back), Brian Maciolek, Gannon Nagy, Matt Springer, Owen Barst…
The Oxford High School varsity cheerleaders won the 2019 CIAC Class S Cheerleading Champion Title on March 3. The team is coached by Jennifer Miller and Haley Daughtry. The Wolverine cheerleading team includes (back, from left) Vanessa Chop, Haley Lyder, Emily Zeiblin, Ashley Dugan, Madison …
MIDDLEBURY-SOUTHBURY — The Pomperaug boys’ swimming and diving team captured another state championship early last week, running away from the rest of the field in the Class M state championship in Middletown.
MONROE — The Parks and Recreation Department will offer swimming, yoga, junior pickleball, line dance exercise, boating classes and summer camp.
WATERTOWN — Alumni and leaders of Oakville’s Troop 52 Boy Scouts will host their fourth annual golf classic fundraiser on Saturday, June 8 at the Crestbrook Park Golf Course, 834 Northfield Rd.
The Oxford High School Dance Team placed second in the kickline division and third during their first year of pom at the state Dance Championship Finals on February 23. The team will travel to regionals for their first time to showcase their pom routine.
BETHLEHEM-WOODBURY — The Nonnewaug boys’ basketball team came so close to advancing in the Division IV state tournament last week, but ran into a very experienced Valley Regional team.
WASHINGTON — After winning the first two games in the CIAC Division V boys’ basketball tournament, the Shepaug team was eliminated, 75-49, by second-seeded Somers, in the quarter-finals.
WORCESTER, Mass. — The following local residents from Worcester Polytechnic Institute were named to the university’s dean’s list for academic excellence for the fall 2018 semester. The criteria for the WPI dean’s list differs from most other universities as WPI does not compute a grade point…
Lots of great college sports news this week – two women ice hockey stars who are moving on, one to the national team and the second to the NCAA Frozen Four. We also have a brand-new indoor track All-American, and an Acrobatic and Tumbling All-American who helped lead her team to season highs…
WASHINGTON — Shepaug, seeded 10th in the Division V boys’ basketball tournament, won its first two games. The Spartans whipped the 23rd seed, Coginchaug, in the first round, then won their second-round game over seventh-seeded Parish Hill. Playing on their home court, the Spartans jumped in …
WATERTOWN — There will be no third consecutive appearance on the Ingalls Rink ice for the Watertown-Pomperaug ice hockey team, which was brought up one victory short of another semifinal appearance in the CIAC Division II tournament after a 4-1 quarterfinal round loss to Wethersfield/Middlet…
BETHLEHEM-WOODBURY — The Nonnewaug boys’ basketball team, ranked fourth in Division V of the CIAC state tournament, started play in the second round last week.
This is the time of year when almost every major sport is in action. High school, college and professional basketball seasons are all either in tournament mode already or fighting for position for their playoffs.
Our spring sports are in full flower, with lots of games being played in Florida and North Carolina, but the weather played a factor in many games scheduled in New England over the weekend.
MIDDLEBURY — For the second year in a row, the Westover School swim team took second place in the Connecticut Independent School Athletic Conference swim championship, which occurred recently at Hamden Hall Country Day School. The Wildcats showed significant strength in all relay teams.
MIDDLEBURY-SOUTHBURY — Pomperaug advanced through the first two rounds of the state Class L girls’ basketball tournament with victories over Crosby and Branford. The Panther record for the season is 17-6.
WATERTOWN — The pursuit of two Watertown-Pomperaug hockey championship banners was halted in its tracks on Saturday, March 2, when the Indians lost in the championship game of the SCC-SWC Division II tournament, falling to Branford High School, 2-1 at the Bennett Rink in West Haven.
WASHINGTON — The old adage about it being extremely difficult to defeat a good team three times in the same season, did not apply to Wamogo when playing the Shepaug boys’ basketball team.
MIDDLEBURY-SOUTHBURY — The Pomperaug boys’ swimming and diving team are once again the South-West Conference champions, the seventh straight title for the Panthers and the 12th out of the past 13 years.
BETHLEHEM-WOODBURY — The Nonnewaug girls’ basketball team, ranked 24th in the Class M state tournament, lost in its first-round game to ninth seeded Ansonia last week, 40-31.
MIDDLEBURY-SOUTHBURY — The Pomperaug indoor track team wrapped up its season recently with several members competing in the State Open at the Floyd Little Center in New Haven.
MARTIAL ARTISTS INVITED TO GRADING — Nick (left) and Gabriella Berardis of Middlebury were invited to test for 1st Dan Black Belt at a grading held on Saturday, February 23. The father and daughter duo demonstrated skills in sparring, board breaking, advanced kicks, an Asian sword form, Kore…
Aidan Tucker of Woodbury was promoted to apprentice black belt at a karate grading on Saturday, February 23, at USA Martial Arts. Aidan demonstrated skills in sparring, Tang Soo Do forms, board breaking, advanced kicks, rolls and break falls.
The area girls’ basketball teams did not have as much success in the CIAC state tournament this year as they wanted. But Pomperaug won its first two games. The Panthers’ third-round matchup with Daniel Hand has not been played at the time of this writing.
This is a busy time in college sports. Baseball, lacrosse and softball will be in full swing in the next few days, while the NCAA basketball playoffs begin this weekend. Conference championships are wrapping up, and some local athletes we’ve been covering for years have played their last col…
BETHLEHEM-WOODBURY — The Nonnewaug boys’ basketball team won its first-round game over Northwestern in the Berkshire League tournament last Saturday, beating the Highlanders 79-54 to advance into the semi-finals to face third-ranked Shepaug.
WATERTOWN — While their eyes may be focused on the big prizes that are there for them, the Watertown-Pomperaug co-op ice hockey team did not get ahead of themselves going into their final regular season game against Amity Regional High School.
BETHLEHEM-WOODBURY — The Nonnewaug swim team wrapped up the regular season with a meet against Crosby on Senior Night. They scored a victory, 61-40, to raise their record to 6-9.
BETHLEHEM-WOODBURY — The Nonnewaug girls’ basketball team, seeded fourth in the Berkshire League tournament, advanced into the semi-final found early last week and faced first-seeded Housatonic.
WASHINGTON — Shepaug ended its boys’ basketball regular season with a 76-42 romp over Housatonic, then worked hard and won 44-36, in a first round game against Lewis Mills, in the Berkshire League Tournament.
Championship season for winter sports has begun, with conference titles being decided in swimming and track, and basketball playoffs just beginning. Division II lacrosse, softball and baseball have started kicking in as well, so we have a real variety of results this week.
WASHINGTON — The Shepaug girls’ basketball team won two games last week and completed the regular season with a 10-10 record and a sixth-place finish in the Berkshire League. Playing in Thomaston, the Spartans whipped the Bear, 47-29. League All-Star Abigail Harty tossed in three shots from …
Shepaug’s Jack Pesce swam to victory in the 100 backstroke with a time of 58.5 seconds on Wednesday, February 13, during a swimming and diving meet against Northwestern in Washington. Pesce also took first place in the 200 individual medley and was part of the winning 200 medley relay team.
WATERTOWN — After completing a three-game road trip with a spotless record, the Watertown-Pomperaug hockey team returned triumphantly to its Mays Rink home ice for a February 16 non-league game against visiting McMahon-Norwalk.
BETHLEHEM-WOODBURY — The Nonnewaug girls’ basketball team wrapped up the regular season by winning the final two games, victories over Lewis Mills, 41-33, and Thomaston, 40-34.