Coed softball more than family and friends getting together

The Milford Recreation Softball League boasts 10 teams competing in two divisions. The rules have five women and five men playing the field for each team. It was apparent from the outset when Environmental Design/Bonfire Grille and Kondor Construction/Pit Stop Café met on Friday, however, that the league by-laws must include three directives — family first, socialize afterward and be competitive between the foul lines. “Most of us have … read more

Softball: Brakettes’ Denise Denis calling it quits

STRATFORD – Despite finding new life in her bat, veteran right fielder Denise Denis announced last weekend this would be her final season playing for the Stratford Brakettes. Denis walloped two home runs and drove in a bunch as the Brakettes improved to 14-1 overall. Denis will bring her .421 batting average and team-high 18 RBIs into action Thursday night when the Brakettes begin a seven-game weekend … read more

Softball: Junior Brakettes hosting doubleheaders this weekend

STRATFORD — Coach Mary Sciglimpaglia’s Junior Brakettes will be out to improve upon their 8-4 record with doubleheaders Saturday at 2 p.m. against the Ridgefield Rebels 23U and Sunday at 1 p.m. against XTreme Chaos Gold at Frank DeLuca Hall of Fame Field. Seymour’s Rebecca Johnson has taken over the team batting lead with a .481 average (13-for-27) while Bridgeport’s Maggie Britt (.365), Southbury’s Kaitlyn Flood … read more

CIAC basketball: Major changes for teams in state tournament

There will be 24 teams in the CIAC Division I boys’ basketball state tournament for the upcoming 2019-20 season.  Six new teams have entered the Division I tournament: Manchester, Glastonbury, Wilton, New Britain, Fairfield Warde and Greenwich. Two teams have dropped into Division II: Weaver and Holy Cross.  Waterford will get a chance to defend its title in Division II after … read more