Blue Dragons sophomore has career night and Tyah Pettaway scores 15 points to help Middletown defeat RHAM 67-60 in CCC play.
Middletown starts second half of season with 82-46 rout against Bristol Eastern. Up next: 3 games on the road, and then Bristol Central.
Sandy Hoffman, retired local umpire and basketball official, reflects on long career as he leans on network of colleagues in cancer fight.
Middletown gets within two of lead in fourth quarter, but the Tomahawks come up big in the closing minutes to end MHS winning streak.
Unbeaten Falcons knock off Glastonbury 47-41, Andrew Brown named MVP; Middletown girls suffer narrow loss to St. Joseph.
Blue Dragons’ defense comes out to play in pivotal third quarter, holding Hilltoppers to seven points in eventual 77-61 victory.
The Blue Dragons, who won just seven times last season, have speed, scorers, size, depth and a desire to get back to the state tournament.
The quicker the Blue Dragons get used to not having their top player this season, “the better they will be,” coach Rob Smernoff says.
Three Middletown High players had big roles in Blue Dragons’ winningest season in five years, including first-place finish in Colonial Division.
The 10U Little League Softball All-Stars beat Coginchaug to win the District 9 title, while the 8U Monarchs captured the fall league crown.