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

Live Updates: The 2015 Boys Basketball Conference Tournaments

The Career Panthers celebrate following their 81-59 win over the Fairfield Prep Jesuits, Wednesday, March 4, 2015, for the SCC Championship at TD Bank Sports Center at Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Conn. (Catherine Avalone - New Haven Register)

It’s Connecticut boys basketball conference championship week. Follow the live Twitter blog below for updates from all of the state’s newspapers, websites and broadcasters. Or watch live coverage below. The CCC Championship between Weaver and Windsor is tonight, the rest of the finals commence Friday. Morelli’s Day 8 Conference Tournament Predictions WATCH: The CCC Boys Basketball Championship on CPTVSports.org. Boys […]

2015 CIAC Girls Basketball Tournament Hoops Hub: Live Updates

Cromwell's Alyssa Wright battles Morgan's Josie Sullivan, at left and Jen Dawson in the Shoreline girls basketball championship, Friday night, February 27, 2015, at Wilbur Cross High School in New Haven. The Morgan Huskies defeated the Cromwell Panthers,  53-52, to take home the crown. (Catherine Avalone/New Haven Register)

The News Hub 10 Reasons Why You Should Care About the Tournament: Because it’s going to be epic. The 5 Most Important Players in the CIAC Tournament: Kiah Gillespie’s on the list, but you knew that already. Everything You Need To Know About the CIAC Tournament: So Larry Bird walks into a locker room… GameTimeCT.com/Register […]

FCIAC Boys Basketball Tournament: Norwalk, Westhill advance to title game

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Jeremiah Livingston scored 38 points, including 21 in the fourth quarter to rally top-seeded Westhill to a 68-61 victory over Trumbull in the FCIAC boys basketball semifinals Wednesday at Fairfield Warde. Westhill will face Norwalk, a 69-55 winner over Wilton in the other semifinal, in the FCIAC Championship game Friday, 7:30 p.m. at Fairfield Warde. […]

2015 Boys Hockey Conference Tournament Schedules

SCC / SWC Division I Championship Friday, March 6 at Bennett Rink Hamden vs. Notre Dame-WH, 6 p.m. Division II Semifinals Thursday, March 5 at Bennett Rink No. 3 New Milford vs. No. 2 North Branford, 5:30 p.m. No. 4 North Haven vs. No. 1 Branford 7:30 p.m. Championship Saturday, March 7 at Bennett Rink, […]

Boys basketball: CIAC state tournament outlook

Sacred Heart's boys basketball players celebrate their Class S championship last March. The Hearts are ready to defend their title and have been the No. 1 team in the GameTimeCT poll all season long.
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Tournament Schedule and Scoreboard CLASS LL Fairfield Prep earned the top seed for the second straight season as it looks to reach its fourth state final in the past five seasons. The Jesuits earn that top seed based on power points over Westhill, which went undefeated in FCIAC regular-season play. Both Fairfield Prep and Westhill […]

CIAC Boys Basketball state tournament pairings, scoreboard

Career's Danny Ampofo battles Wilbur Cross' Robert Durant for position under the boards during a game earlier this season. Photo Catherine Avalone

Tournament brackets: CLASS LL | CLASS L | CLASS M | CLASS S CLASS LL FIRST ROUND Monday, 7 p.m. Upper bracket: No. 1 Fairfield Prep – Bye; No. 17 Kennedy (13-7) at No. 16 Newtown (13-7); No. 25 New Britain (9-11) at No. 8 Fairfield Ludlowe (15-5); No. 24 New Milford (9-11) at No. 9 Hamden (15-5); No. 29 […]

SCC-SWC D-I, II and III tournaments: Branford team to beat in D-II

Branford goaltender A.J. Brink makes a save During Branford's 4-2 win over Hand earlier this season. (Photo Catherine Avalone)

It has been an up-and-down season for many Southern Connecticut Conference/South-West Conference teams this season Branford is one SCC team that has been the exception. The Hornets went 9-0-1 in league competition and Branford coach Adolph Brink is confident heading into the SCC-SWC Division II tournament. The Hornets are the defending champions. The semifinals are […]

GameTimeCT / Register Top 10 Hockey Poll: Top four stay the same as the postseason begins

Hamden vs. Fairfield Prep from earlier this year. Photo: Arnold Gold

The 2014-15 Register / GameTimeCT Top 10 hockey poll for Feb. 3, 2014. Compiled by Dan Nowak. Team Record 1st Place Points Last Div 1. GREENWICH 17-1-2 12 164 1 I Last week: No games. Bottom line: The Cardinals (10-0-2 FCIAC) are the top seed in the FCIAC tournament and face No. 5 St. Joseph Wednesday in […]

Basketball: Tonelli, Augelli among 7 to be honored by the CIAC March 21 at the Mohegan Sun

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The CIAC will honor seven individuals who have made significant contributions to high school basketball in Connecticut at the Boys and Girls State Basketball Championships Dedication March 21 at 9 a.m. at The Mohegan Sun’s Cabaret Theater. Joe Tonelli, a CIAC Executive Staff Member and longtime teacher, coach and athletics director at Notre Dame-West Haven […]

Wrestling: Final state coaches poll

First-place votes in parenthesis. First-place votes in parentheses, followed by record, total votes and last week’s ranking. Votes tabulated on a 20-18-16-14-12-11-10-9-8-7 basis: Team                       Record       Points      LW 1. Newtown (12)    12-2             240         1 2. Danbury               15-3            207   […]

Tuesday’s postponements: All CIAC girls basketball, boys league tournament games moved to Wednesday

Girls Basketball All of Tuesday’s CIAC first-round games have been postponed to Wednesday due to tonight’s expected inclement weather (via CIACSports.com). Boys Basketball In boys basketball league tournament play, the South-West Conference semifinals are Wednesday but now at home sites. No. 2 seed Notre Dame-Fairfield will host No. 3 Barlow and No. 1 Bunnell will […]

2015 CIAC girls basketball tournament pairings, schedule

Mercy Tiger Kendra Landy (#20) drives to the hoop against Capitol Prep Trailblazer Dazha Ward during the Trailblazers 88-48 win in January. (Photo John Vanacore)

GameTimeCT CIAC Girls Basketball Tournament Hub & Live Updates This scoreboard will be updated at the end of each tournament night. CLASS LL FIRST ROUND March 2 Fairfield Warde 57, Danbury 30 Wednesday, March 4, 7 p.m. (unless noted) [ppd from Tuesday] Career Magnet 60, Staples 40 Cheshire 46, Crosby 40 E.O. Smith 59, Middletown […]

Girls Hockey State Tournament Pairings, Schedule, Results

The girls hockey state tournament pairings sponsored by the SCC and FCIAC have been released. The tournament will begin Monday, March 2 at the higher seeds and continue with semifinals at The Rinks at Shelton March 4 and conclude with the championship at Terry Connors Rink in Stamford on March 7. Quarterfinals Monday, March 2 […]

GameTimeCT / Register boys basketball top 10 poll: Fairfield Prep moves into tie for 2nd place

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Fairfield Prep's Ryan Foley is on the move against Notre Dame-West Haven. The Jesuits are now tied for second place in latest GameTimeCT/Register poll.

Fairfield Prep moves into a tie for second and Hillhouse drops four spots to eighth. Other than that, not much change as the postseason has begun! Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 1. SACRED HEART 21-0 18 540 1 S Last week: Def. St. Paul 92-46; def. Watertown 70-45. Bottom line: Completed first undefeated […]

Girls Basketball: Coaches not too happy with CIAC Tourney “Success Rule”

Thomaston got routed by Capital Prep in the 2013 Class S Final. 
(Pete Paguaga - Register file photo)

Before coach Robert McMahon and his Thomaston Golden Bears prepared to play Capital Prep in the 2013 Class S final, they practiced like they normally do. They talked about believing they could beat their opponent, which featured three Division I players, like they normally do. Then they tried something different. “(We watched) Miracle, Hoosiers and […]

GameTimeCT / Register Girls Basketball Top 10: Two newcomers enter poll

Mercy: 2015 SCC Girls Basketball Champions (Photo Catherine Avalone)

Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 1.  Capital Prep  21-1 18 540 1 L Last week:  Def. Parish Hill 80-36, Bullard-Havens 102-36 to win CSC. Bottom line: Now that the unpleasantness that was the CSC Tourney is over, let’s play ball! Team Record 1st Place Points Last Class 2.  Farmington  24-0 0 494 2 L Last […]

Girls Basketball: The five most important players in the CIAC Tourney

Mercy's Maura Fitzpatrick eyes the hoop as Hand's Lauren Brandau defends during the SCC Girls Basketball Championship game.(Photo Catherine Avalone)

Kiah Gillespie, Sr., F, Capital Prep: Just off accolades alone she warrants a spot on this list. The senior forward is the reigning Gatorade Connecticut Player of the Year, was named a McDonald’s All-American this season, helped her team win another Constitution State Conference crown, scored her 2,000th career point, grabbed her 1,000th career rebound […]

Wrestling: Xavier’s Broderick captures State Open title; Newtown team champs

Xavier's Chidi Broderick (top) won the heavyweight title at Saturday's State Open over Foran's Luke Edmondson.
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NEW HAVEN >> In just three years competing in the sport, Xavier senior Chidi Broderick has developed into one of the state’s best wrestlers. Fresh off winning the Class LL state title last week, Broderick added the State Open crown to his resume with a 14-3 major decision victory over Foran’s Luke Edmondson in the […]