Boys volleyball: Serve-receive key for St. Joseph Cadets

Progress isn’t always measured in wins and losses, but St. Joseph coach Allen Aldrich is optimistic his team will continue to improve enough to earn the necessary wins to qualify for the postseason.  “We have gotten a little better each year. I have set an expectation of making the state tournament this year,” said Aldrich, whose team will need eight … read more

Girls lacrosse: St. Joseph defeats unbeaten Longwood (N.Y) in last test

The relevance of a pre-season scrimmage can be measured over the course of the entire contest, or it can be narrowed down to just a few seconds.  That was the case for St. Joseph on Saturday afternoon as the Cadets, on Annie McNeil’s penalty-shot goal with 14.3 seconds remaining, overtook and defeated Longwood (N.Y.).   “It was perfect for us,” said … read more

Baseball: Charlie Pagliarini homers St. Joseph past Bethel

TRUMBULL — Charlie Pagliarini slugged a go-ahead home run in the bottom of the sixth inning when St. Joseph opened its season with a 6-4 victory over Bethel High.  Pagliarini’s blast that cleared the fence in right-center field by a good 225-feet, led off a two-run rally for coach Jim Chaves’s club.  It was Pagliarini’s second homer of the day … read more