| Feb 28, 2015
| 2:47 PM
HARTFORD — After Middletown defeated Bloomfield 69-60, coach Ricky Privott repeated a credo that his Blue Dragons embrace: "Don't let any team rest."
Middletown, the No. 2 seed in the CCC Boys Basketball Tournament, caused No. 7 Bloomfield...
| Feb 28, 2015
| 11:50 PM
Jay Carlson (St. Paul's) had his first hat trick of the season to lead No. 10 Maryland to a 12-3 victory over visiting Drexel in men's lacrosse Saturday.
In the teams' first meeting since 1943, the Dragons (0-4) jumped out to a 2-0 lead before the Terps...
| Feb 23, 2015
| 7:16 PM
BLOOMFIELD — In most cases, a basketball tournament finalist making a third of its foul shots leads to the runners-up trophy. But that was not the case Monday night in the inaugural girls championship game of the Capital Region Athletic League at...
| Feb 19, 2015
| 3:25 PM
No pregame talks are necessary for this Friday night game: Weaver-Hartford (16-2), No. 4 in The Courant state ratings, at No. 7 Hartford Public (17-1).
"It's has been awhile since both teams have been ranked and playing each other; so it's really...
| 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...
| 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 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...