| 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...
| 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...
| Nov 24, 2014
| 12:55 PM
Wednesday's predicted bad weather has already started to have an influence on the Thanksgiving week high school football schedule with a number of games being moved up from Wednesday to Tuesday.
Among them is 9-0 Windsor at 8-1 Middletown, one of the...
| Nov 25, 2014
| 6:46 AM
You might need to flip a coin to figure out who's going to win the City Section Division III semifinals on Friday night.
In what could be the championship game, top-seeded Los Angeles plays host to No. 4 Hawkins in a rematch of the Oct. 17 Exposition...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 4:14 PM
Each week during the high school football season, beat writer Tom Yantz evaluates the top individual performances in the area and selects his Fabulous 15. The best from Week 7:
D'Andre Conaway, Bristol Central: Ran for 164 yards as the Rams beat...
| Oct 30, 2014
| 4:27 PM
New Britain coach Tebucky Jones saw a trait in his team last Friday night against Hall-West Hartford that made him recall his playing days with the Golden Hurricanes.
"Down 20-0 to Hall; we didn't give in; we knew there was plenty of time," Jones said....
| Oct 31, 2014
| 7:30 PM
COCONUT CREEK — Anthony Hunt Jr. rushed for 126 yards and two touchdowns to power Stranahan past the host Coconut Creek 20-14 in a District 15-6A game Friday night.
Hunt tallied 101 of those yards in the second half as he capped the Dragons' first...