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

GameTimeCT / Register boys basketball top 10 poll: Hamden makes first appearance

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Joey Kasperczyk of Hillhouse goes in for two against Bridgeport Central on Jan. 19.

Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 1. SACRED HEART 11-0 18 540 1 S Last week: Def. Notre Dame-Fairfield 80-56; def. Woodland 72-36; def. Naugatuck 88-59. Bottom line: Mustapha Heron scored a career-high 46 points in the Hearts’ win over Naugatuck. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 2. FAIRFIELD PREP 11-0 0 504 […]

Boys basketball: Top NH County performances from last week, upcoming state games to watch

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Mustapha Heron of Sacred Heart looks to penetrate against Notre Dame-Fairfield in the inaugural MLK Classic Jan. 19.

FINE PERFORMANCES • Mustapha Heron (above), Sacred Heart: Junior finished with a career-high 46 points in the Hearts’ 88-59 win over Naugatuck and 27 points and 11 rebounds in an 80-56 win over Notre Dame-Fairfield. • Jeff Stockmal, Shelton: Sophomore finished with 20 points in a 72-66 loss to Cheshire and 21 points in a […]

GameTimeCT / Register Girls Basketball Top 10 Poll: Capital Prep is new No. 1

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Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 1.  Capital Prep  11-1 20 600 2 L Last week:   Def. Mercy 88-48 and Wilcox Tech 72-29. Bottom line: Unanimous. The debate is over. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 2.  Mercy  11-1 0 580 1 LL Last week:  Lost to Capital Prep 88-48, def. Sheehan 72-51. Bottom line: But it was […]

Boys Indoor Track: Darien’s Ostberg makes season debut at SCC Coaches Invite, Hillhouse wins meet

Darien's Alex Ostberg during the 3,200 Sunday at the SCC Coaches Invite. Photo by Arnold Gold/Register

NEW HAVEN >> It was a different mindset for Darien’s Alex Ostberg Sunday afternoon at the SCC Coaches Invitational, but the senior All-American didn’t disappoint. After battling bout of pneumonia for the past month, Ostberg made his indoor track season debut at the Floyd Little Athletic Center. He finished in third place in the 1,600 […]

Boys Basketball: And then there were 5: Norwalk, Middletown knocked from unbeaten ranks

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Above: Pierre Moudourou was a force for Danbury in the fourth quarter in a 77-62 victory over No. 7 Norwalk. (Video sample via MSG Varsity. Watch full highlights on MSGVarsity.com here.) There was no home cooking for three of the state’s remaining unbeaten boys basketball teams as No. 7 Norwalk and No. 10 Middletown lost […]

Football: Abonizio on Greenwich resignation: “It was a well-orchestrated sabotage” [Updated]

Greenwich's Rich Albonizio (left) with New Canaan's Lou Marinelli following a game between the FCIAC rival schools last season. (Photo Peter Paguaga)

Rich Albonizio’s decision to resign as Greenwich’s football coach was, naturally, a tough one. So tough, in fact, that despite wanting to stay on for a 19th year, it looked like the 64-year old coach had no other choice but to quit. Hours after the news broke that he was leaving the program after 18 […]

Girls Basketball: Greenwich hands No. 5 Warde first loss of the season

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FAIRFIELD >> Mark 2015 down as another year with a great Fairfield Warde vs. Greenwich girls’ basketball game. Since the 2011-12 season, each match up has been decided by three points or less.  Coming into Thursday evening’s contest, the stakes were even higher as Greenwich was looking to pull off the upset against unbeaten and […]

Gymnastics: Shelton, St. Joseph gymnasts find a home at Ludlowe

Shelton gymnasts Fallon Berry (left) and Sara Rodia (right) watch Julia Lindberg practice on the beam at the Sportsplex in Fairfield.  Photo by Arnold Gold/New Haven Register   agold@newhavenregister.com

FAIRFIELD >> Two years ago, St. Joseph gymnast Nicole Kirven was without a team. “Beginning of my freshman year I was like, ‘I’m not going to do high school gymnastics,’” she said. Kirven, however, found a home in Fairfield and has become part of a unique setup. Kirven, Melonie Chinnici of St. Joseph and Shelton’s […]

Madison’s Russell 1 of 7 to be inducted into Connecticut Lacrosse Hall of Fame

Former Fairfield Prep boys lacrosse goalie Matt Russell of Madison.  He will be inducted into the Conn. Lacrosse Hall of fame

Matt Russell, who grew up in Madison and played boys lacrosse for Fairfield Prep from 1999-2002, is one of seven new selections for induction into the Connecticut chapter of the United States Lacrosse Hall of Fame. The induction banquet will be held Jan. 31 at Aldario’s Restaurant in Milford from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. […]

Football: Greenwich’s Rich Albonizio resigns after 18 years, three state titles

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Update: Albonizio on resignation: ‘I felt kind of pressured into it’ Saying the football program “needs new blood,” Rich Albonizio has resigned as Greenwich’s football coach Thursday afternoon. He confirmed the news to ‘The Ruden Report’ Thursday afternoon before meeting with his team. Rich Albonizio resigned today as Greenwich’s football coach. Albonizio is meeting with […]

Hockey Notebook: Lublin serves as West Haven team manager, ‘Coach Joe’s Shadow’

West Haven team manager Zackary Lublin (left) and his best buddy West Haven coach Joe Morrell (Photo courtesy of Todd Dandelske)

Zackary Lublin became the team manager for the West Haven boys hockey team this season. He does all the usual things any team manager might do, like filling the water bottles before a game or handing out sweatshirts. But Lublin, 19, was born with hydrocephalus, a condition in which fluid accumulates in the brain, typically […]

Register / GameTimeCT Top 10 Hockey Poll: Top three spots stay the same

Hamden remained No. 2 behind top-ranked Fairfield Prep in the latest Register Top 10.  (Photographs by Catherine Avalone/New Haven Register)"

The 2014-15 Register / GameTimeCT Top 10 hockey poll for Jan. 20, 2014. Compiled by Dan Nowak. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Div 1. FAIRFIELD PREP 6-3 14 163 1 I Last week: Defeated West Haven 4-1 . Bottom line: Prep has gone 4-1 against Top 10 teams this season . Team Record 1st Place Points Last Div […]

Boys basketball: No. 9 Hillhouse handles Bridgeport Central at MLK Classic

Hillhouse's Dontell Glover Jr. gets hit as he goes up for a layup in Hillhouse's 68-51 win over Bridgeport Central. (Pete Paguaga - Register)

BRIDGEPORT >> Score it New Haven 2, Bridgeport 0. After Wilbur Cross took care of Harding Monday afternoon, the Hillhouse boys’ basketball team pulled away from Bridgeport Central in the second half to win 68-51 Monday night in the inaugural Martin Luther King Classic at the Webster Bank Arena. “I’m happy for the city of […]

Boys basketball: Wilbur Cross tops Harding at MLK Classic

Marquis Davis (left) of Harding pursues Jayden Valderrama of Wilbur Cross after a turnover in the Martin Luther King Classic at Webster Arena in Bridgeport on 1/19/2015. (Arnold Gold-New Haven Register)

BRIDGEPORT >> Things seem to be coming together for the Wilbur Cross boys basketball team as the regular season hits the midway point. After a 2-4 start, the Governors have now won four straight games, including Monday’s 60-45 victory over Harding in the inaugural Martin Luther King Classic at Webster Bank Arena. “This was a […]

Boys basketball: Bassick beats Kolbe Cathedral at MLK Classic

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Curhone Baldwin finished with a game-high 30 points to lead Bassick over Kolbe Cathedral 73-62 Monday afternoon in the first game of the inaugural Martin Luther King Classic at Webster Bank Arena. Kobe Ancrum added 18 points for the Lions (3-4). Tahj Brown and Charles Mitchell had 18 and 15 points, respectively, for the Cougars […]

GameTimeCT / Register boys basketball top 10 poll: Fairfield Prep moves up to No. 2

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From left, Fairfield Prep assistant coaches Dave Renzulli, Danny Powell and head coach leo Redgate watch during the Jesuits' win over Hillhouse Dec. 30. Prep moved up to No. 2 in the latest poll.

Sacred Heart now is a unanimous choice as the state’s No. 1 team. Prep has moved up to No. 2 and Middletown makes its first appearance in the top 10. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 1. SACRED HEART 8-0 18 540 1 S Last week: Def. Derby 96-64; def. Crosby 91-60; def. Christ […]

Live Updates: The MLK Boys Basketball Classic Quadruple-header in Bridgeport

Hillhouse (vs. Bridgeport Central) and Wilbur Cross (vs. Harding) highlight games in the MLK Classic at Webster Bank Arena (Photos by Catherine Avalone)

The inaugural Martin Luther King Boys Basketball Classic quadrupleheader at the Webster Bank Arena tips off at noon today. Follow the window below for updates. You can also listen live on HanRadio.com The Schedule: Noon: Bassick 73, Kolbe Cathedral 62 2 p.m.: Wilbur Cross 60, Harding 45 4 p.m.: Sacred Heart 80, Notre Dame-Fairfield 56 […]