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Raider girls hold off Wolcott in key Iron Division contest. 35-33

TORRINGTON: Down by four at 30 – 26 late in the third quarter, the Torrington girls’ basketball team needed to lean on their upper classmen and their upper classmen proved they had strong shoulders, A 9-3 final quarter led the Raiders to an important 35-33 win over visiting Wolcott on Tuesday night in the Connie …

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Raider girls get back to winning, beat St Paul, 51-47

TORRINGTON: After dropping their last two games coming into Friday night’s matchup against Saint Paul, the Torrington girls’ basketball team was in need of a win. Two tough road losses, the first to Holy Cross by a 57-45 final and the next a disappointing 34 -27 loss at Woodland made their performance Friday night an …

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Depth a strength for THS boys’ basketball this season.

TORRINGTON: There is an awful lot to like about how the Torrington boys’ basketball team is playing right now. Fresh off a dominant 62-32 win over visiting Woodland, the Raiders now sport a 3-4 record as they find their identity which revolves around a balanced and deep team that on Tuesday night, went 10 deep. …

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NW’s Topa, Gilbert’s Arel ready for Act 2

They are friends and competitors with underclassmen status and upper classmen games. Impact players from Day 1. You wonder what Emily Arel and Maddie Topa have in store for us this basketball season. And you should be excited thinking about the possibilities. As freshmen a year ago, The Gilbert School’s Arel and Northwestern Regional’s Topa …

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Opening night drama as Northwestern beats Bears

WINSTED – It wasn’t much on elegance and execution carrying with it all the rust, nerves and newness that so often comes with opening night. But, if Northwestern Regional  and Thomaston’s battle Tuesday night was an indication of the type of drama we’re going to see during the Berkshire League girls basketball season it is …

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Pergola returns, Raiders hold off Greyhounds, 50-41

TORRINGTON: A 17-point first quarter lead had dwindled down to a precious three-point margin in the Torrington girls’ basketball team’s home opener against rival Naugatuck. Getting off to a fast start against a division rival was important for Mike Fritch and his Raiders who return a senior laden squad that has played together for as …

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Valley Regional/Old Lyme shuts down dynamic Gilbert/Northwestern/Housatonic team in Class SS semis

By GERRY deSIMAS, Jr.Collinsville Press.com DEEP RIVER, Dec. 4, 2022 – There were so many moments of excitement during the 2022 campaign for the Gilbert/Northwestern/Housatonic co-op football team that led to Sunday’s Class SS semifinal against Valley Regional/Old Lyme with an opportunity to advance to a state final. The Yellowjackets returned to the Naugatuck Valley …

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GNJ Falls in Class SS semis. The Box score by Gerry deSimas

Valley Regional/Old Lyme 26, Gilbert/Northwestern/Housatonic 14 At Deep RiverGilbert co-op (9-3)               7  0  7  0  — 14Valley Regional/OL (11-1)   7  7  6  6  — 26First quarterG: Freddy Camp 89 run (Daryl Sharack kick), 11:44VR: Nick Cox 33 pass from Grady Lacourciere (Jacob Rand kick), 6:49Second quarterVR: Cox 13 pass from Lacourciere (Rand kick), 11:55Third quarterG: …

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Final Coaches Poll for Boys Soccer in 2022

CSCA CT High School Boys Soccer Coaches Poll Final Poll 2022 Class LL/L                  Pts  (1st PL Votes)       Record 1. Cheshire                 89 (4)                           16-3-1 2. Hall                         88 (3)                            20-1-2 3. Greenwich              83 (3)                           15-6-2 4. Norwalk                  67                                17-2-3 5. Xavier                     62                                18-3-2 6. Fairfield Prep          44                                13-5-5 7. Trumbull                 37                                19-2 8. Guilford     …

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Tough 2022 football campaign come to an end for Torrington How to fix? It all starts with Family

WATERTOWN:  A year removed from a 7-3 record, one that led to a Class M playoff appearance and the teams first post season win in school history, one could have expected the Torrington Raiders football team to experience a drop off. Especially after graduating a remarkable class that powered them to a magical season. I’m …

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Thomaston’s Sydnee Eggleton signs with Seton Hall

THOMASTON – Parents, pictures and chicken strips with maybe a non-alcoholic toast thrown in for good measure.  Call it a celebration Sydnee Eggleton style. That’s what you do when you become a Big East basketball player. The former Thomaston High All-Stater realized a dream Nov. 11 officially signing a national letter of intent to attend …

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Mozelak is the Bears’ man – Tapped to replace McMahon as new Thomaston girls hoop coach

THOMASTON – Brian Mozelak has always been a winner so teaming up with one of the winningest basketball programs in the state over the last 15 years seems a natural. Mozelak was officially appointed as the new Thomaston High girls basketball coach this week replacing Bob McMahon who ended a legendary 19-year stint this summer, …

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Northwest United Football off to hot start

Despite losing some starters, head coach Jennifer Garzone knew she had a pretty good team coming into the 2022 season after Northwest United football team posted a 7-3 record in its inaugural season in 2021. And she has been proven correct. The Workhorses, made up of players from Litchfield, Shepaug, Wolcott Tech, Wamogo and Nonnewaug …

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Raiders hold on for 14-13 win over Wolcott

TORRINGTON: After watching a successful point after attempt by Wolcott kicker Matthew Johnson almost land in the construction zone in front of Torrington High School, seeing him line up for a 43-yard potential game winning field goal was hard to watch. When his kick went wide left with 13-seconds to go, Torrington football fans could …

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Alot to like despite final score in THS girls’ soccer opener.

Torrington: The final score may not have told all the story Friday night as the Torrington girls soccer team dropped a 4-1 decision to visiting Ansonia in their season opener. Take away a pair of bad bounce balls that found the Raiders net in the first half as the Chargers ran out to a 3-1 …

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Ava Hampton off to play DI softball at Coastal Carolina

WINSTED –  Ava Hampton has all the ingredients you might expect from an All-State, Division I bound softball player. She can run, throw, hit, hit for power and play defense at an impressive level. “She’s the whole package,” lauds Northwestern Regional coach Stacey Zematis. Zematis will also tell you that you need to go a …

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