Tag Archives: Lewis Mills

Roundup: Late Simsbury rally falls short vs. East Hartford; Farmington shutout

SIMSBURY, Sept. 22 – A year ago, East Hartford held off a last-minute drive from Simsbury to earn a two-point victory. Things were similar on Friday night. The visiting Hornets built a 17-point lead in the second half but held off a fourth quarter Simsbury surge for another two-point win over the Trojans Friday nightContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Roundup: Nieves runs for 4 TDs as Simsbury tops Hall in season opener

WEST HARTFORD, Sept. 8 – Rafael Nieves ran for four touchdowns to lead the Simsbury High football team to a dominating 42-7 win over Hall Friday night in CCC Division I action. After scoring a touchdown in the first quarter, Nieves had touchdown runs of 97, 12 and 55 yards. Tate Valerio also caught aContinue ReadingContinue Reading

High school football season begins Friday with four of six Valley teams on road

The high school football season kicks on Friday here in the Farmington Valley with Simsbury, Farmington and Granby playing under the lights — all on the road. Simsbury will be at Hall in West Hartford with Farmington seeking its first-ever win against Platt High in Meriden. Granby visits North Branford for the first time. OnContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Generals explode in third period for seven goals to hand East Haven first loss

EAST HAVEN, January 28 – The Farmington Valley Generals ice hockey team scored five goals in a span of three minutes and 36 seconds to break open a tight game with No. 9 East Haven and handed the Yellowjackets their first loss of the season with an 8-4 victory at DiLungo Rink. Junior Tim ArenaContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Ellington blanks Canton, 39-0; Mills’ Jimmy Romano has 3 TD receptions in win

CANTON, Oct. 14 – Canton’s Braedon Bean ran for 83 yards on 11 carries and the Warriors had an interception and two sacks but it wasn’t enough as Ellington rolled to a 39-0 win under the lights on Friday night at the turf field. The Canton Booster Club paid for portable lights to allow theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Record performance from Ciccarelli leads Lewis Mills past Canton, 28-0

BURLINGTON, Sept. 24 – Two penalties against the Canton High football team Saturday wiped out two carries for Lewis Mills senior running Michael Ciccarelli, denying him 92 yards and a touchdown. There were no worries. Ciccarelli ran for a school record 226 yards and three touchdowns on 16 carries to lead Lewis Mills to aContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Mills’ Baker ties record with 4 TD passes; Simsbury’s Penney scores lone TD

COVENTRY, Sept. 17 – Lewis Mills’ Trevor Baker became just the third quarterback in school history to throw four touchdown passes in a single game to lead the Spartans to a 34-21 Pequot Conference decision over Coventry/Windham Tech/Bolton Saturday. Baker completed 13 of 25 passes for a career-high 220 yards and four touchdowns against theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Eagles rally to beat Farmington in fourth quarter; Gilbert/NWR overwhelms Mills

WETHERSFIELD, Sept. 9 – Wethersfield QB Craig Elliott threw a pair of touchdown passes in the fourth quarter as the Eagles rallied to erase an eight-point deficit and beat Farmington, 20-14 in a CCC contest Friday night. Elliott, who completed 20-of-29 passes for 223 yards, hit Ryan Skelly with a nine-yard touchdown pass for theContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Pequot Conference realigns for third time in four years

With the departure of the Hyde co-op football team to the Southern Connecticut Conference and Enfield to the Central Connecticut Conference, the Pequot Football Conference has realigned its divisions for the third time in the last four years. With 17 teams, the Pequot Conference will have four divisions in 2016. Three of the divisions willContinue ReadingContinue Reading

Avon girls four takes silver; Mills boys team wins state title in crew

NEW PRESTON – The Avon High crew team had four medal winning shells at the recent Connecticut Public School Rowing Association (CPSRA) state championship meet on Lake Waramaug. Nearby Lewis Mills won their first-ever state championship when their boys four team won with a dominating 27-second victory over second place Lyme/Old Lyme. Avon’s girls varsityContinue ReadingContinue Reading