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

Track and Field: Staples’ Hannah DeBalsi wins 3,000 meter Penn Relays title

Staples' Hannah DeBalsi leads the pack at the Penn Relays in the 3K. Photo by Sara Bassett

PHILADELPHIA >> Thursday evening at Franklin Field at the University of Pennsylvania, Staples’ Hannah DeBalsi pulled away to win the girls’ 3,000 meters title at the Penn Relays in a time of 9 minutes and 34.57 seconds. This was the sophomore’s first time running at the Penn Relays. Hannah Christen of Burke Va. finished in […]

Track and Field: New look for O’Grady Relays

Press Release This weekend Danbury will be hosting an expanded and very talented field  of boys and girls high school and middle school track teams in the 34th annual O’Grady Relays.  Teams from Connecticut and Massachusetts as well as local high schools and middle school track teams will be participating in this prestigious track event. […]

Boys lacrosse: Greenwich stays perfect with win over Staples

WESTPORT >> Despite a late start to the game, a different playing surface and some added rain, the one thing the Greenwich boys’ lacrosse team could count on to stay the same, their defense. In a battle of undefeated FCIAC opponents, the Cardinals, led by a strong performance from Tommy Rogan in the net, and […]

GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 Lacrosse Poll: Darien No. 1, No. 2 Greenwich moves up


The 2013-14 Register/GameTimeCT Top 10 lacrosse poll Team (Record)(1st place) Points Last 1. Darien (4-0) (8) 123 1 Last week: Defeated Fairfield Ludlowe 14-2 and Manhassett (NY) 7-4. Bottom line: Yale-bound goalie Phil Huffard has the Blue Wave rolling. 2. Greenwich (5-0) (5) 121 T4 Last week: Defeated Ridgefield 8-7, Wilton 18-7 and St. Joseph […]

Track and Field: Staples’ DeBalsi set to run at Penn Relays, invited to Brooks PR

Staples' Hannah DeBalsi.

*Editor’s note: As of Tuesday evening, Tessa Barrett withdrew from the Penn Relays 3K race to spend time with her father who’s battling an illness, according to reports and milesplit.com’s Twitter. WESTPORT>> Thursday evening Staples’ Hannah DeBalsi will get her first crack at the 3,000 meters, a distance she’s never raced before. She’ll do so […]

GameTimeCT / Register Softball Top 10 Poll: Southington is No. 1

Torrington’s Sara Heath slides in safely after hitting a two-run home run in a recent game. Torrington moved up to No. 2 in the state polls  (Photo: Laurie Gaboardi — Register Citizen)

Team                                            Points           Last         Class 1. Southington (5-0) (13)                 472             4               LL Last week: Defeated Rockville 5-0, Conard 13-0 and Bristol Eastern 1-0. Bottom line: The defending Class LL state champions might have a new coach (Davina Hernandez) and pitcher (Kendra […]

Softball: This week’s Diamond Gems

In the Diamond Gems feature, we will take a look back at some of last week’s top performances. We’ll also look ahead to the upcoming week. HIT PARADE • Stephanie Appelberg, Masuk: Senior hit game-winning two-run home run in the fifth inning in a 2-1 victory over Lauralton Hall. • Amber Bonewicz, West Haven: Senior […]

Pooch’s Top 10 Softball Ballot

Here’s how I voted in the GameTimeCT/Register Top 10 Softball Poll after Week 2. The Top 10 poll will run in Monday’s print editions of the Register.  We’ll post it on-line here at gametimect.com as soon as its compiled.   1. Southington 2. Torrington 3.  Berlin 4. Maloney 5. East Lyme 6. St. Joseph 7. […]

Baseball: Ludlowe picks up key win over Trumbull

TRUMBULL >> Fairfield Ludlowe’s first year head baseball coach Mike Francese preaches a complete game. Saturday afternoon against Trumbull, his team delivered just that. Led by the arm of senior Kevin Hickey and a solid offensive performance, the Falcons snapped a two-game losing streak with a much needed 6-1 road victory. “Like I keep telling […]

New Haven Register 2013-14 All-State Boys Basketball Team


MVP Paschal Chukwu Fairfield Prep, Sr., 7-0, C Stats: Averaged 14.3 points, 11 rebounds and five blocks per game for the SCC champions. Finished with 21 points, 17 rebounds and 12 blocks in the Class LL state final against Bridgeport Central. Honors: Two-time All-State and All-SCC Quinnipiac Division selection. Named MVP of the SCC this […]

NH Register 2013-14 All-State boys basketball team lineups

FIRST TEAM Player                        Height    School                   Year Tyler Ancrum             5-9         Bridgeport Central    Sr. Paschal Chukwu        7-2         Fairfield Prep             Sr Raiquan Clark            6-4          Hillhouse                   Sr. E.J. Crawford             6-4   […]

Girls Lacrosse: Staples defeats Ludlowe, stays unbeaten

Miranda Rosenfeld, and Bryce McClure, of Fairfield Ludlowe, put pressure on Nicki Najarian, of Staples, in second half action. (Melanie Stengel - Register)

WESTPORT >> After Thursday afternoon’s 14-8 girls’ lacrosse victory over Fairfield Ludlowe, Staples head coach Pete Najarian made it a point to say his team was still 3-0, not yet 4-0 on the season. The second year head coach doesn’t want to get ahead of himself, but he isn’t shying away from the fact that […]

Baseball: Staples outlasts Greenwich in 9 innings

Adam Dulsky, of Staples, is hit by a pitch in the second inning in the game against Greenwich. Dulksky went on to score the teams first run. (Melanie Stengel - Register)

WESTPORT >> One thing’s for certain, the Staples baseball team is not lacking confidence. After a near three hour, nine inning 9-6 win over McMahon on Wednesday, the Wreckers scored a 2-1 nine inning victory over visiting Greenwich Thursday afternoon; a game they knew they would win, despite playing 18 innings of baseball in the […]

UPDATED: Every roster you need for June’s ‘Super 100′ Senior All-Star football game


Update, April 17, 10:54: According to John Ferazzi, the rosters previously published are incorrect, so we have reposted NEW final rosters below. Enjoy. Original Post:  The ‘Super 100′ Senior All-Star Football game held its Top 50 draft at Rentschler Field last week. A few days later, coaches John Ferazzi of Sheehan and Sean Marinan of Xavier filled […]

Boys lacrosse: Staples defeats Warde to improve to 3-0

Staples' Will John

WESTPORT >> After Tuesday afternoon’s 9-1 victory over Fairfield Warde, Staples head boys’ lacrosse coach Paul McNulty couldn’t help but see a little bit of his former team in Warde. “Warde is just like we were a couple years ago. They are getting better and better,” McNulty said. “They have a lot of good players. […]

Fry named new Athletic Director of Fairfield Warde

Fairfield Warde High School didn’t have to look too far to find its new athletic director. Last Friday it was announced that Seth Fry would become the new athletic director. Fry has been involved in the Fairfield school system holding numerous positions as he currently teaches and is the Activities Director at Warde. Fry takes […]

Basketball: CT East girls, CT boys win at JCC Schoolboy/Schoolgirl Classic

Mara Lavitt-New Haven Register
Hillhouse’s Raiquan Clark goes up for a layup during the Schoolboy/Schoolgirl All-Star Classic basketball at the Greater New Haven JCC.

WOODBRIDGE >> The last high school basketball hurrah for the state’s best players in the 53rd annual JCC Schoolboy/Schoolgirl Classic was to be bittersweet. However, the East girls All Stars and the Connecticut boys All-Stars made it heavier on the sweet as both teams won Sunday at the JCC of Greater New Haven. In the […]

Saturday’s New Haven County girls lacrosse roundup: Trio of hat tricks lead Westies to victory

Girls lacrosse WEST HAVEN 14, SHELTON 10 >> Alyssa Talamelli, Leah Morrissey, Melanie Reiss and Allyson Hemstock each scored three times for the visiting Westies in this SCC win. Ava Gambardella added two goals for West Haven. Jill Ortoli and Nicole Roberts each scored three times for the Gaels. Cheshire 12, Conard 10 >> Michelle […]