Buscetto Sports was created to serve as an open forum where sports fans can gather to exchange information and ideas, debate local and national issues and get their daily dose of sports news, scores and trivia.

A truly interactive experience, Buscetto Sports features blogs, opinions, rants, polls, forums, interviews, trivia and more. It’s a place where everyone from casual fans to certified sports nuts are encouraged to express their views, exchange ideas and even engage in some spirited debates. With a wide variety of perspectives welcomed, it’s a place designed with all audiences in mind.

We invite you to stop by for a few minutes every day. Buscetto Sports’ features are updated daily, keeping the information fresh and the discussions current. Along with your opinions, we’re looking for your observations and suggestions. Tell the rest of us about the game you attended last night; what local and national athletes are the best at their position or in their sports; what team is impressing you, whose coaching style do you appreciate the most, etc. The topics of conversation are infinite. We’d also like to know what additional features you’d like to see so the site can better serve a growing, diverse audience.

A friendly sports information website, Buscetto Sports is the brainchild of Bill Buscetto, a man who has been involved in sports in his entire life – as a player, coach, athletic director, owner of the Batter Up Baseball Camp and an overall sports enthusiast whose passion for sports is well-known.

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Bill Buscetto is the former baseball coach and athletic director at St. Bernard School, having served previously as the head baseball coach at Stonington high school. He led St. Bernard to two Eastern Connecticut Conference division championships, an ECC tournament championship game, and the 2008 Class S State Championship Game during his four year tenure. In 2007, he coached Stonington to its first quarterfinal appearance in decades. He also served eight years as the athletic director of the Stonington Community Center.

Bill graduated from St. Bernard High School in 1991, where he was a captain of both the football and baseball teams. He garnered all-conference and all area awards in football as a defensive back. In baseball, Bill led his team to the 1990 state championship game and back-to-back All Connecticut Conference championships in 1990 and 1991. In ’91, he was named ACC Player of the Year, MVP of the Connecticut vs. Massachusetts Senior All Star Game, and MVP of the American Legion All star game at Eastern Connecticut State University.

Bill went on to play for legendary coach Frank “Porky” Vieria at the University of New Haven on a baseball scholarship. After his junior year in 1994, Bill led the Eastern Tides to the New England Collegiate Baseball League championship and was named MVP of the League Championship Series. At New Haven, while he was a four-year starter at catcher, Bill was twice named to the all conference, All-New England teams, as well as being named All-Northeast twice. In 1995, Bill was named to the Coaches Association All-American Team after leading the New England Collegiate Conference in hitting with a .404 batting average. In 1995, he led New Haven to the Division II College World Series, where he batted .714 with 4 doubles and was named to the all-tournament team. These performances earned Bill a spot in the University of New Haven Athletics Hall of Fame, where he was inducted in 2003. He was also inducted into the St. Bernard Hall of Fame in 2010 and was inducted into the City of New London Hall of Fame in 2007.

Since 1994, Bill has run the Batter Up Baseball Camp for kids ranging from ages 5-12 during the summer. He also has conducted numerous other clinics for boys and girls of all ages. Many of Batter Up’s graduates have gone on to play college and some have gone on to play professionally.

Bill has served on many state-wide committees during his time as a coach and administrator. They include: Connecticut Association of Athletic Directors Executive Board, Eastern Connecticut Conference President, and he still sits on the Connecticut High School Baseball Coaches Association Board, and the CIAC Baseball Committee.  During Bill’s four year tenure at St. Bernard, the Saints were awarded the prestigious CIAC Michael’s Cup for the 2009-10, and 2010-11 school years.  This is the highest award given to state athletic departments and the first time St. Bernard was ever awarded.   Bill’s Saints baseball program was also recognized in 2008 and 2011 as the Eastern CT. Board of Approved Umpires Sportsmanship Winner.  Bill also won the award while coaching Stonington previously in 2002.

Bill currently resides in Old Lyme, CT with his wife and their children Jordan and Billy.  Bill is the owner of Filomenas Restaurant in Waterford, CT.

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