Bunnell pitcher Ronnie Rossomando.

Locals make 2014-15 ALL-USA Connecticut Baseball Team

on
The USA TODAY announced the 2015 All-USA Connecticut Baseball Team with several area players making the cut. You can see the entire Connecticut team here. Some of the local flavor includes: Coach of the year: Sal Coppola, Amity First Team Player of the Year: Ronnie Rossomando, P, Bunnell Mike Cowell, P, Shelton Randy Polonia, P, […] [Read More]
Categories: General
Staples and Amity will have a rematch of the Class LL finals in the challenge.

FCIAC-SCC announce 2016 baseball challenge

on
The FCIAC and SCC have finalized plans for a baseball challenge for spring 2016. The games will be held April 8 and 9 with the hopes of having several double or triple headers at bigger venues like Harbor Yard. St. Joseph at   Notre Dame-West Haven Amity at   Staples New Canaan at   Sheehan  […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Bunnell falls short in pursuit of first state title

on
Bunnell had hoped to end its state title drought, but thanks to East Lyme, the wait will be a bit longer. The Bulldogs saw their year come to an end with a 5-4 loss to the 13th-seeded Vikings in Wednesday’s Class L semifinal. “It’s disappointing,” coach Scott Szturma said. “You’ve got a great group of […] [Read More]
Categories: General
The Cincinnati Reds made Bunnell pitcher Ronnie Rossomando, middle, their 28th-round draft pick (File Photo).

Day 3 of MLB Draft: Bunnell’s Rossomando drafted by Reds

on
The wait is over for Ronnie Rossomando. The Cincinnati Reds drafted the Bunnell High pitcher Wednesday in the 28th round (835th overall) of Major League Baseball’s First-Year Player Draft. Rossomando’s been one of the state’s most dominant hurlers as a senior, going 8-1 with a 1.17 ERA in 10 starts. The 6-foot-5 right-hander’s struck out 96 batters […] [Read More]
Categories: General
Randy Polonia

All-FCIAC first team breakdown

on
FCIAC Player of the Year Randy Polonia, Trinity Catholic – Pitcher/Shortstop Polonia was 11-0 on the mound this season, hit well despite being pitched around often and played a stellar shortstop. He was FCIAC POY last season and has been named All-State in Class S twice with one more to come at the end of […] [Read More]
Categories: General

Day 2 of MLB Draft: Former Newtown High star selected

on
Day Two of the Major League Baseball Draft (Rounds 3-10) got underway Tuesday with a few players with local ties hoping to be selected. But, as far as most were concerned, it ended up being a relatively quiet day. The only prospect from Fairfield County to come off the board was Newtown’s Kyle Wilcox, who the […] [Read More]
Categories: General
Bunnell pitcher Ronnie Rossomando delivers to the plate during his teams 2-1 ten inning defeat of rival Stratford at Bunnell High School in Stratford, Conn on Monday, May 18, 2015.

CIAC Baseball Semifinal Capsules

on
Tuesday LL at Muzzy Field, Bristol No. 8 Norwalk 18-5 (FCIAC) vs. No. 4 Staples 19-4 (FCIAC); 3:30 p.m.   How they got here Norwalk: Def. Bristol Central 3-2; Wilton 6-5; NFA 2-1 Staples: Def. Hamden 7-1; South Windsor 7-0; Greenwich 8-5 On deck Staples defeated Norwalk 9-0 on May 20 and has been red-hot […] [Read More]

Amity keeps hitting in LL semifinal rout of Shelton

on
Amity remained hot at the plate, exploding for 16 hits — including home runs by Devin Belenski and the Winkel brothers, Chris and Pat — in a 17-1 rout of Shelton in Friday’s Class LL quarterfinal. “We had our two best pitchers (Mike Cowell and Justin Lynch) pitch the first two rounds,” Shelton coach Scott Gura said, […] [Read More]
Categories: General