Friday, September 25, 2009
Nonnewaug drops to JV in football
Nonnewaug has dropped to junior varsity status in football, according to a story in the Republican-American
This means area schools Hyde, Vinal Tech-Coginchaug, Valley Regional-Old Lyme, Old Saybrook-Westbrook, Haddam-Killingworth and Morgan will be credited with wins by forfeit.
Williams and Barnes Transfer
Thursday, September 24, 2009
Girls' Basketball Oral Commitments
Hopkins senior center Lauren Okafor recently gave an oral commitment to play basketball at Providence. Here's a look at some other top area players and their college choices...
Law's Casey Dulin to Marist
Branford's Courtney Schissler to Bryant
Hand's Kerry Wallack to Rhode Island
Hamden guard Cara Deroy said she is leaning toward St. Michael's. Keylanta Langley's mother said Langley, of Lauralton Hall, is still undecided at this time. There have been rumors she is headed to Marist along with Dulin.
Labels: Cara Deroy, Casey Dulin, Courtney Schissler, girls' basketball, Kerry Wallack, Keylantra Langley, Lauren Okafor
Wednesday, September 23, 2009
New Britain Names New Girls' Basketball Coach
According to the New Britain Herald, former New Britain player Tasha Manzie has replaced Karen Byrne as New Britain's girls' basketball coach.
Manzie coached the Hurricanes' junior varsity team the last three seasons. Byrne, a former coach at Guilford, led New Britain to a 44-9 mark over her two-year tenure.
Labels: girls' basketball, Karen Byrne, New Britain, Tasha Manzie
Tuesday, September 22, 2009
Girls' Basketball Showcase
The girls' basketball 2009 Connecticut Starters College Showcase took place Sunday at Yale. College coaches in attendance voted for the all-tournament team. The following were honored...
Amanda Cormier, Sr. Wethersfield
Casey Daniels, Sr., South Windsor Bria Holmes, So., Hillhouse
Sara Kelley, Sr., Newtown
Alyssa Leonard, Sr., Amherst, (Mass.)Mika Martinez, Jr., Platt (Co-MVP)
Megan Roux, Jr., Canton
Casey Smith, So., DanburyAndreana Thomas, Jr., Hillhouse (Co-MVP)
Labels: andreana thomas, bria holmes, girls' basketball
Monday, September 21, 2009
Okafor Commits to Providence
Hopkins 6-foot-3 center Lauren Okafor has given an oral commitment to play basketball at Providence College.
Okafor, a senior, said her choice came down to George Washington, South Florida, St. John's, Virginia Commonwealth and Providence. Okafor gave a verbal commitment to Louisville in July, but then decommitted. Okafor averaged 15.9 points, 13.5 rebounds and 1.5 blocks last season for the Hilltoppers.
Labels: girls' basketball, Hopkins, Lauren Okafor
Wednesday, September 16, 2009
Reynolds to East Haven
One year after moving from Wilbur Cross to Guilford, Jim Reynolds will become the new boys' basketball coach at East Haven, multiple sources confirmed.
The appointment will become official at Tuesday's East Haven Board of Education meeting.
Please check out the print edition of this story in Thursday's edition of the Register.