Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference

Nineteen schools make up the accurately named Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference which contains programs located in Connecticut’s Fairfield County in the southwest corner of the state. Since its founding in 1961 the league has consistently produced a high number of state champions. Commissioner John Kuczo currently at the helm of the league.
League Website: www.fciac.net

Girls basketball: Foran coach Scott Nails leaves for Rye Country Day School

Coach Scott Nails was quite successful in his six seasons at Foran, leading the Lions to five state tournament appearances, coaching two New Haven Register All-State players in Teneya McLaughlin (2014) and Taylor Ceballos (2013), and winning an SCC division crown in 2013. However, Nails said he felt it was time to move on. Nails […]

Hopkins’ Jake Moscarelli voted GameTimeCT Star of Week 7


With an enormous ground performance at Long Island Lutheran, Hopkins’ Jake Moscarelli has narrowly been voted the GameTimeCT Star of Week 7. He won the vote by a mere 0.76 percent over Bunnell’s Adam Wojenski, who received 33 percent of the vote. Notre Dame’s Kameron Matthews came in third place with 24 percent of the […]

Concussions: head injuries happen in more sports than football

(Peter Hvizdak - New Haven Register)
Megan Smith of Law, left, and Milani Gray of Foran fight for the ball during the first half of  girls soccer at  Law High  School  Wednesday. Law won 2-0.

Football has been hit by the concussion concern harder than any other sport. A study released last year by the National Academy of Sciences found that concussion rates in high school football were significantly higher than that of any other high school sport. But what about those other sports? As reported by athletic trainers, the […]

Girls soccer: Hamden Hall riding eight-game winning streak

(Peter Hvizdak - New Haven Register)
Hamden Hall's Bianca Tomassini, a Register All-Area selection for basketball last season, is a key member of the Hornets' soccer team.

Having a variety of starting lineups for a high school soccer team is certainly not uncommon. Injuries always play a factor and coaches need to make adjustments depending upon the opponent. But to change a lineup every single game during a given season, even during a winning streak? Yes, that has been the case for […]

Saturday’s NH County girls soccer roundup: Lauralton Hall edges Mercy

No. 5 Lauralton Hall 2, No. 4 Mercy 1 >> Sarah Haselkamp scored early in the second half for Lauralton Hall in an Southern Connecticut Conference tournament quarterfinal-round game at Middletown. Caroline Monahan scored in the first half for the Crusaders (12-4-1), who will face top-seeded and defending champion Guilford in the semifinals Monday night […]

Saturday’s NH County girls volleyball roundup: Foran, Hand, Lyman Hall all advance

Cheshire Academy 3, Chase Collegiate 0 Game scores: CA 25-16, 25-21, 25-13. Notes: CA: Elina Hoivala had nine kills and seven aces, Kelly Ryan had 25 assists, and Lexe Holmes had seven kills. Records: CA 11-1. Foran 3, Branford 0 (At Milford) Game scores: Foran 25-20, 25-19, 25-16. Notes: B: Adrienne Digioia had 5 kills […]

Saturday’s NH County cross country roundup: Hopkin, Hamden Hall win separate events

Hopkins wins Collegiate Invitational >> Hannah Springhorn finished in fourth place (16:18) to help Hopkins defend its title at the 36th annual Collegiate Invitational at the Bronx, New York. Grant Young placed 5th (14:02) in the 4K race to help the boys place third. Hamden Hall wins CISAC (at Waterbury) Team results: 1. Hamden Hall […]

Monday’s NH County boys soccer roundup: Guilford, Shelton play to 1-1 tie

GUILFORD 1, SHELTON 1 >> Isajiah Robles scored with 5 minutes left in regulation to help Shelton (12-0-3) earn a tie in SCC interdivision play at Guilford. Brenden Thompson scored in the second half for the Indians (8-3-4). BRANFORD 1, XAVIER 0 >> Gobari Idamkue scored in the second half for Branford (9-5-1) in an […]

Saturday’s Greater New Haven girls soccer roundup: Stephens’ goal gives Guilford 1-0 win over Hand

Guilford 1, Hand 0 >> Allison Stephens scored with 8.8 seconds left in the first half off an assist from Julia Carr to lead the Indians to an SCC Hammonasset Division win in Guilford. Emily Stephens had four saves for the Indians (11-2), who clinched the division title. Amy Boswell had seven saves for the […]

Saturday’s Greater New Haven boys soccer roundup: Hand clinches SCC Hammonasset title

Hand 0, Guilford 0 >> Hand (9-0-4, 4-0-2) won the SCC Hammonasset Division title with scoreless tie against its chief rival at Guilford. Hand won the first matchup with the Indians (8-3-3, 4-1-10). Valley Regional 1, Lyman Memorial 0 >> Ben Ferrucci scored at 54:30 to lead the Warriors to a non-league win in Deep […]

Saturday’s Greater New Haven football roundup: Kehoe’s four TDs lead Cheshire Academy to victory

Patrick Kehoe completed 21-of-26 passes for 285 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Cheshire Academy football team to a 45-14 prep school win over Berkshire Prep on Saturday in Sheffield, Massachusetts. Branford Feamster had four receptions for 100 yards including a 65-yard touchdown pass and Cory Stefanik caught four passes for 55 yards and […]

Tuesday’s NH County girls soccer roundup: Amity clinches 1st SCC Housy title since 2006

Amity 6, Lyman Hall 0 >> Alexa Gibbs recorded a hat trick for Amity, which clinched the SCC Housatonic Division title for the first time since 2006 with the win at Woodbridge. Jackie Smith added a goal and an assist for the Spartans (7-4-2, 5-1-1). Lyman Hall dropped to 2-10-1, 0-7. Hamden Hall 3, Holy […]

Saturday’s NH County girls soccer roundup: Hamden Hall shuts out Hopkins

Olivia D’Anna and Bianca Tomassini both scored for the Hamden Hall girls soccer team, which defeated Hopkins 2-0 Saturday in the annual prep school showdown at Hamden. Lexi Cornacchia assisted on both goals for the Hornets (4-4). Sonni Fitzsimmons made nine saves for the Hilltoppers (3-5-1). Sheehan 4, Lyman Hall 1 >> Ania Spina recorded […]

Wednesday’s Greater New Haven girls soccer roundup: McCarns’ two goals lead Branford over Wilbur Cross

Branford 3, Wilbur Cross 0 >> Cassidy McCarns had two goals and Isabel Bysiewicz added a goal to lead the Hornets to their SCC win in New Haven. Jenna Vitale had six saves for the Hornets. Kayla Daniels had eight saves for the Governors. Hamden Hall 5, Westover 2 >> Bianca Tomassini had three goals […]