The CIAC recently released the region groupings for fall sports in correspondence to the CIAC’s guidelines for the fall 2020 seasons. Please note that fall sports are on pause at the time of publication. These regions could also be shifted based on individual school districts deciding to pos…
The West Hartford Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce their 34th Annual Golf Tournament. The event will be held on Monday, August 17th with a 9 a.m. shotgun start at Wampanoag Country Club.
WEST HARTFORD — American Legion Hayes-Velhge Post 96 has awarded Kevin Smith, PGA golf professional, a Citation for Meritorious Service and Support of Special Olympics, according to an email from the organization. The award was presented July 22 at Rockledge Golf Club.
Forwards: Luci Alessi (Conard), Kori Bartko (Avon), Michaela Birmingham (Ellington), Nora Birmingham (Ellington), Abigail Harris (Simsbury), Bridget McGann (Hall), Anna Melanson (Simsbury), Grace Melanson (Simsbury), Samantha Ostrowski (South Windsor), Kaylie Zemke (Mercy), Defense: Andalena…
The West Hartford Wolves Bantam A team headed into the tier three Connecticut State Championship tournament in Northford ranked fifth out of the 12 teams involved.
NEW HAVEN — Pushed by Aidan Puffer of Manchester most of the race, Gavin Sherry of Conard pulled away the last two laps to win the 3200 in a State Open meet record 8:54.47. He broke the State Open record of 9:07.63 set by Christian Alvarado of Fairfield Prep in 2014. Peffer also finished und…
WEST HARTFORD — Northwest Catholic sophomore Nancy Gfeller of West Hartford has been named to Team Connecticut and will represent the state in the Eastern High School Ski Championships in March said an email from the school.
In its 35th year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company announced Gavin Sherry of Conard High School as its 2019-20 Gatorade Connecticut Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year. Sherry is the first Gatorade Connecticut Boys Cross Country Runner of the Year to …
Long-time Kingswood Oxford School faculty member and coach, Scott Dunbar, was inducted into The Connecticut Girls’ Soccer Coaches Association (CGSCA) 17th Hall of Fame on January 19.
Northwest Catholic senior Guy Ragland Jr. of West Hartford has been nominated to this vyear’s McDonald’s All-American game, which will be played at Houston’s Toyota Center on April 1.
The Lions were missing eight players on Saturday. Just as they thought they were turning the corner, another key player suffered an injury.
Meghan Froelich scored three goals and added two assists to lead West Haven-Sacred Heart Academy girls hockey team over Hall-Conard.
Conard’s sophomore Gavin Sherry finished 14th in the Foot Locker national race at San Diego’s Balboa Park Saturday. Sherry ran a 15:36.8 while Manchester’s Aidan Puffer, another sophomore, finished in 21st (15:45.4).
As the final seconds ticked off the clock at Veteran’s Stadium, Hall boys soccer coach Zeke Seguro could not longer contain his emotions and the tears began flowing down his face.
Kaitlyn Popson scpred with 2:47 remaining in overtime as the Darien girls soccer team edged Hall, 2-1, in the first round of the CIAC Class LL tournament on Tuesday.
Conard sophomore Gavin Sherry has owned the stretch that has defined Wickham Park, and a surge up it Friday provided just enough cushion to win the State Open championship.
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.
West Hartford’s Danielle Schuman, a recent graduate of Hamilton College, was selected for the 2019 Division III Pocock All-America women's team by the Collegiate Rowing Coaches Association (CRCA) on July 10.
The University of Saint Joseph (USJ) announced that Amanda Devitt, the former Senior Associate Athletics Director for Student-Athlete Services and Success at the University of Hartford, will become the new Athletic Director.
It was a fantastic day of tennis for Kingswood Oxford at the Coe De Villafranca tennis tournament at Kent School on May 11. Kay Chin ’24 of South Windsor won the No. 1 singles draw becoming the youngest player to ever win the top draw of this 40-year old tournament.
Hartford head men’s basketball coach John Gallagher has announced the Hawks’ complete schedule for the 2018-19 season. The Hawks will play five of their 15 non-conference games inside Reich Family Pavilion before opening the 16-game America East slate in January.
STORRS — Watching Carlton Steer lining up just inches in front of Kevon Jones at the UConn football team’s practice on a steamy Wednesday afternoon with the second-team defense, it’s hard not to want to tell the hometown kid makes good story.
STORRS — Last season, during one of the several unplanned breaks in action that have marked his college career, Eric Cobb looked in the mirror and didn’t like what he saw.
UNCASVILLE — Jim Calhoun sat in a courtside chair, legs crossed and one arm stretched to the side as he cradled a game program in his lap. He’d flip through a few pages before being greeted by Ray Allen.
Zack Short and Jason Foley, close friends who talk by phone nearly every day, finished their respective baseball careers at Sacred Heart University after their junior seasons in 2016 and turned pro.
CROMWELL — The shot heard around the PGA in 2017 helped the Travelers Championship earn the tour’s “Tournament of the Year” award.
Dylan Udolf, a professional snowboarder from West Hartford and a 2016 graduate from Kingswood Oxford School recently won his first Nor-Am Alpine Snowboard race in Minnesota. The win helped the sophomore at Northeastern University earn a spot at the 2018 World Cup Olympic qualifier to be held…
The West Hartford Youth Football League (WHYFL) kicked off their Week 10 quarterfinal playoff matchups and championship games this weekend with games at Conard High School and Farmington High School. The weekend included a full slate of games at the NFL flag division, C Division (3-4th grade…
Will Hunter, a longtime swimming and lacrosse coach at Conard, will be posthumously inducted into the Connecticut High School Coaches Association Hall of Fame on Thursday, November 16th at the Aqua Turf in Southington. He will become the fourth Conard coach to be inducted, joining Bob McKee …
UNCASVILLE >> Many of the 8,420 fans who made their way inside Mohegan Sun Arena for Sunday afternoon’s nationally-televised WNBA playoff game were ready to see the young stars for the Connecticut Sun do their thing in the franchise’s first postseason game in five years. By game’s end,…
When James Akinjo sat down with his high school coach, Bill Mellis, several months ago to talk about his future, he told Mellis that he wanted to commit to a school in the spring.
It wasn’t a huge shock to see the names of Olympic gold medalists and former UConn stars Sue Bird, Tina Charles, Maya Moore, Breanna Stewart and Diana Taurasi among the UConn products to accept invitations to the upcoming U.S. women’s national team training camp in Santa Barbara, Calif. Howe…
The championship game of the West Hartford Babe Ruth League was played on July 8th at Conard High School. The Red Sox won their second consecutive championship by defeating the Pirates by a score of 6-0