MILFORD — If there ever was a dynasty in the Southern Connecticut Conference, this is it.
MADISON — Libby Bohonnon was doing some cleaning a few years ago when she happened upon a video of an interview her son had done with one of the state television stations.
WOODBRIDGE – Free throws usually play a determining role in close contests. For the Amity boys basketball team, it was fortunate the one free throw it did make in the latter parts of regulation and two overtime periods proved to be all the insurance it needed.
MADISON — Hand girls’ basketball coach Tim Tredwell had the scorebook in his left hand and had only one thing to say to his senior captain Gabby Egidio.
HARTFORD — Handling success is something every baseball player hopes to have to deal with at some point. Handling failure is something every player absolutely will have to deal with.
MADISON — For Daniel Hand, five years without winning a state title seems like an eternity. The Tigers will get a chance at another championship on Saturday.
MADISON — It’s been four long years since Daniel Hand has been in the postseason. And and an even longer five since the Tigers won a playoff game at the fanatic confines of the Surf Club.
BRANFORD — When it comes to Thanksgiving morning, it doesn’t matter what kind of year both Branford and East Haven are having, the turkey always tastes a lot better with a victory.
WETHERSFIELD— While offense has been a strength this season for the Hand field hockey team, its defense hasn’t been too shabby with the Tigers outscoring opponents 91-18 entering its matchup with New Canaan in the CIAC Class M championship game on Saturday.
WATERBURY — The core group for the Morgan boys soccer team has been together for three seasons. They made three straight trips to the Shoreline Conference tournament finals.
WEST HAVEN — Scott Testori heard what everyone else had heard about Masuk’s “Legion of Doom” defense and its reputation for smothering even the most skilled opponents. He also saw the statistics: seven goals allowed in 23 matches.
WEST HAVEN — Plenty of quality girls soccer players have come through the St. Joseph program, making the Cadets a state championship contender year in and year out.
WEST HAVEN — It came down to penalty kicks to decide which Shoreline Conference school would be represented in Saturday’s Class S state boys soccer championship game.
TRUMBULL — The New Canaan field hockey team was out-cornered and out-shot by a wide margin against Branford Tuesday night in the CIAC Class M semifinals.
BRANFORD — The Hand field hockey team was on a roll entering its regular season game with Southern Connecticut Conference rival Guilford on Oct. 19, enjoying an unbeaten record through 14 games at 12-0-2.
WEST HAVEN — For the second straight season, Hand and Guilford squared off for the right to play in the Class L boys soccer state championship game.
GUILFORD — Close, low-scoring games have been the norm throughout the season for the Guilford boys soccer team. The Indians have only scored more than two goals six times.
NEW HAVEN — It might have been the biggest Wilbur Cross football game in its 24-year year history as a member of the SCC, but Saturday’s SCC Tier II showdown in New Haven was just important to Hand.
MADISON — It’s tough enough trying to beat the best team on your schedule during the regular season. Then try to beat them without your best player and the season on the line.
MILFORD — On a raw, rainy, windy Tuesday night, nothing was a given. No save could be taken for granted. And in the final minute, Nina Grabowiecki had to make one more save to preserve Branford’s 2-1 lead.
GUILFORD — Heading into the Southern Connecticut Conference championship game against Branford on Saturday at Guilford High, Hand’s Sophie Schreck expected a close, hard-fought defensive struggle.
MADISON — Hand was hanging onto a one-point lead by its fingernails toward the end of the third quarter in its showdown with SCC rival Cheshire Friday night.
WEST HAVEN — The Hand girls soccer players remember that feeling from a year ago, losing to Cheshire in penalty kicks to decide the 2016 Southern Connecticut Conference tournament title.
GUILFORD — Defense was the name of the game in the Southern Connecticut Conference field hockey semifinal game between No. 1 Branford and No. 4 Guilford at Guilford High on Wednesday. While Guilford had its chances to score with 13 penalty corners, Branford was able to make one of its six pe…
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.
BRANFORD >> Last season, defense was one of the many strengths for the Branford field hockey team, which won the Southern Connecticut Conference tournament (2-1 win over Cheshire) and advanced to the Class M semifinals.
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…