Monthly Archive for June, 2012

: June, 2012

Remembering Foran baseball coach Ken Walker

Longtime Foran baseball coach and physical education teacher Ken Walker died suddenly last night. He was 60, just days away from his July 4th birthday. Immediately, friends, students and former
Categories: General

Shelton wins the Class LL title

MIDDLETOWN — Three-plus decades of frustration on the baseball diamond melted away in impressive fashion for the Shelton baseball team Saturday night at Palmer Field. The Gaels took home their first
Categories: General, SCC

Watch Live: The 2012 CIAC Baseball Championships

Click the window below for a live feed of Shelton’s Class LL championship game vs. South Windsor. SCHEDULE/RESULTS Class M: Plainville 3, Haddam-Killingworth 1 – FINAL Class L: Fitch 6, New Canaan 4 –
Categories: General

Class LL baseball preview capsule: Shelton vs. South Windsor

WHAT: Class LL baseball final WHEN: Saturday, 7 WHERE: Palmer Field, Middletown SEEDS/RECORDS: No. 4 Shelton (21-5) vs. No. 6 South Windsor (19-5) PREVIOUS TITLES: Shelton 4 (Class L: 1972, 1973,
Categories: SCC

Class S baseball preview capsule: Derby vs. Cromwell

WHEN: Saturday, 3:30 p.m. WHERE: Palmer Field, Middletown SEEDS/RECORDS: No. 2 Derby (23-3) vs. No. 5 Cromwell (22-5) PREVIOUS TITLES: Derby 3 (Class S: 1977, 1992, 1996); Cromwell 2 (Class S:
Categories: NVL

Derby-Westbrook: Back to the final

Win 23 for this Derby team. Win 500 for coach Sumner Sochrin. Just a big win, period. “It means the world,” Zach Volo said as he walked to the bus. Volo’s double, battling through pain to get to
Categories: NVL

New Canaan advances to Class L state championship

New Canaan wrote the latest chapter of its Cinderella story on Tuesday at Palmer Field in Waterford in the semifinals of the Class L state tournament. The No. 24 Rams scored an 8-4 victory over No. 21
Categories: General

All hail Shelton’s ‘Daiss man’

To make a deep run in the state baseball tournament, you need at least one reliable arm to ride. If you have two? Even better. That’s why this week appears to be setting up perfectly for Shelton,
Categories: General, SCC

Shelton-Ridgefield: mirror images

Good one at Shelton in the quarterfinals on a wacky-weather Sunday. It wound up a 2-0 Shelton win that’ll send the Gaels on to Muzzy Field on Tuesday afternoon to face East Hartford. Tony Wilmot,
Categories: FCIAC, SCC

Handshakes: Greenwich vs East Hartford

 I have been lucky getting to cover the Greenwich baseball team this season and its final game was no different. * I love pitcher’s duels and this was one of the best I have seen in a high school
Categories: General