ON CAMPUS A look at the area college sports scene

Thursday, April 26, 2007

Boys' volleyball rankings, and a Soprano ending

Register volleyball rankings.

As you'll notice there are 4 CCC teams in the top 10, 2 FCIAC and 2 SCC teams. Lewis Mills and Barlow are basically independent schools in volleyball.

Register Top 10 volleyball rankings
Team Record Last week
1. Lewis Mills-Burlington (6-0) 1
Bottom line: The Spartans passed another SCC test vs. Shelton
2. Staples-Westport (10-0) 2
Bottom line: Topped Trumbull 3-1 to preserve streak
3. Amity-Woodbridge (4-1) 4
Bottom line: Round One vs. conference heavyweight Shelton is tonight
4. Trumbull (6-1) 3
Bottom line: Missed chance to climb rankings vs. Staples
5. Shelton (7-1) 5
Bottom line: Would have liked to win one game vs. Mills
6. Glastonbury (6-0) 7
Bottom line: Has tough spots on the horizon
7. Enfield (5-1) 10
Bottom line: Win over Maloney is last time it will play top 10 team this year
8. Maloney (6-1) 8
Bottom line: Dropped fifth game vs. Enfield 15-13.
9. Southington (3-2) 9
Bottom line: Poised to go on a run
10. Joel Barlow (5-2) 6
Bottom line: Only losses came to top-ranked Mills and No. 5 Shelton
SCC rankings
1. Amity (4-1)
The Spartans play host to Shelton in a crucial early-season conference battle. Both teams realize that one loss in the conference could cost them an outright title.
2. Shelton (7-1)
Schedule eases up a bit after Amity. This week has been a good prep for the state tournament.
3. Hand-Madison (4-3)
The Tigers should ease their way into both the SCC and state tournaments but coach Tom Brady will be looking for some quality wins.
4. Cheshire (2-2)
Its early but the Rams need to turn it on to reach the state tournament. Cheshire must have the toughest schedule in the state.
5. Xavier-Middletown (3-5)
The three wins are only a bonus for the Falcons, who have legitimately turned the corner on the court.
- Poll and SCC rankings by Bill Cloutier
Sopranos update

You had to love last week's Sopranos. Uncle June was amazing.
I've got to believe that his friend, who beat him up pretty badly last week, will be eliminated in the first 15 minutes next week.
Chip says that last week's episode may be Junior's farewell performance. I hope not. He's been fantastic since the Alzheimer's kicked in.
My pick for the finale is that Tony thinks that Christopher is coming for him but it is Christopher who ends up taking a bullet to save Tony.
The shooter .... ?
I'm still mulling that one over.
Let me know what you think.


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