| Feb 2, 2015
| 3:48 PM
Dario Highsmith, the 2013 Gatorade state player of the year and The Courant's 2014 offensive player of the year out of Middletown High, committed Monday to UConn as a preferred walk-on.
"I loved the facilities, the coaches; overall, I just loved the...
| Feb 1, 2015
| 4:34 PM
PHILADELPHIA — Mo'ne Davis, the celebrated star of the Little League World Series and avowed UConn women's basketball fan, attended Sunday's game at Temple and was sitting in the bleachers across from the UConn bench.
"Was she here?" Geno Auriemma...
| Dec 30, 2014
| 8:00 PM
Jim and Rob Brooks did it quite the opposite of the way Kevin Costner did it in "Field of Dreams."
Costner built the field and the baseball dream team came.
The Brooks brothers bought an American Hockey League team and promised to bring it to the...
| Jan 7, 2015
American Heritage-Delray lost the Class 3A state championship last month, but on Tuesday the Stallions were recognized for their plethora of talented players.
Linebacker Josh Ward, defensive back Desmond Cain and punter Nick Rabinowitz were named to...
| Jan 8, 2015
| 10:24 AM
DARIO HIGHSMITH has an impressive array of individual exploits, but the 2013 Connecticut Gatorade Player of the Year always put his team first. “I felt a huge responsibility to my team,” he said. DARIO HIGHSMITH
MIDDLETOWN CLASS: Senior...
| Dec 1, 2014
| 8:00 PM
This just in from the state finals: Winning teams averaged 41.8 points per game.
It’s an offensive game indoors when the weather is guaranteed to be 70 degrees.
New Palestine’s 77-42 victory over New Prairie in the Class 4A game was the apex...
| Dec 16, 2014
| 11:27 AM
Preview capsules for area high school boys basketball teams that responded to The Courant's request for information:
Last year: 16-9
Coach: Gary Barcher
Top players: Brandon Pusey, sr., guard; Paul Bentley, sr., guard;...
| Dec 19, 2014
| 8:04 PM
Top-ranked John Carroll stuck with what works and led from tip-off to the final buzzer as the host Patriots improved to 11-0 by beating No. 4 St. Frances, 64-51, on Friday in boys basketball.
John Carroll employed its standard switching defense, going...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 5:18 PM
CIAC football semifinals. Games start at 2 p.m., unless otherwise noted.
CLASS LL – LARGE
No. 4 Glastonbury (8-3) at No. 1 Southington (10-0)
Outlook: Southington outlasted CCC Division I rival Glastonbury 41-38 in the season opener....
| Dec 6, 2014
| 4:04 PM
MIDDLETOWN — Notre Dame-West Haven had all it could handle in Dario Highsmith. Hasn't everybody?
The Gatorade player of the year last season, Highsmith carried the ball 45 times and threw it 10 more Saturday in an effort to carry Middletown on...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 3:18 PM
The forecast for bad weather Wednesday has caused some Thanksgiving Eve and Thanksgiving Day games to be rescheduled. Some key area games that will be played Tuesday:
ROCKY HILL (5-5) AT NORTHWEST CATHOLIC-WEST HARTFORD (9-1), 1 P.M.: Winner captures CCC...