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

Week 2 High School Football Schedule / Results

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Thursday, Sept. 18 NVL IRON Torrington at Woodland, 4:00 p.m. Friday, Sept. 19 CCC INTER Brist.Cent. at E.O. Smith, 6:00 p.m. Conard at Newington, 6:30 p.m. Fermi at Maloney, 6:30 p.m. Hall at Glastonbury, 6:30 p.m. NW Catholic at Rockville, 6:30 p.m. Southington at Manchester, 6:30 p.m. Berlin at Bloomfield, 7:00 p.m. Bulkeley/HMTCA at Windsor, […]

Boys soccer: State coaches polls

Week ending Sept. 13 Class LL-L First-place votes in parenthesis Team Record Points 1. Glastonbury (3) 2-0 101 2. Farmington (7) 2-0 99 3. Greenwich (1) 2-0 93 4. Conard (1) 2-0 49 5. Naugatuck 3-0 43 6. Hall 2-0 42 7. Norwalk 2-0 35 8. Suffield (1) 1-0 31 9. Wethersfield 2-0 28 10. […]

Football Week 1 notebook: Wilbur Cross feeling good after opening-day victory

Wilbur Cross celebrates with Kolbe Hartman (right) after Hartman's go-ahead 65-yard interception return touchdown vs Wilbur Cross (Photo Peter Hvizdak)

The Wilbur Cross football team hasn’t had much luck on opening day, but the Governors were finally able to celebrate in Week 1 after earning a 29-14 victory over McMahon on Thursday. The Governors last won their season opener in 2010, a 33-21 decision over Shelton. “For any team, it’s a great confidence boost,” Wilbur Cross […]

Girls soccer: Fairfield Ludlowe, Trumbull play to scoreless tie

Fairfield Ludlowe's Julia Cheung.

FAIRFIELD >> Three games into the season and Fairfield Ludlowe girls’ soccer coach Kate Dawson said her team is right where it needs to be. The third year coach said her team just needs to find a more consistent offense. Monday evening at Taft Field, Ludlowe (1-1-1) played to a scoreless tie against Trumbull (1-1-1). […]

The Day Week 1 Top 10 Coaches Poll: New Canaan is No. 1

New Canaan quarterback Mike Collins had a nice debut in the Rams' 21-14 victory over Hand (Photo Peter Hvizdak)

New Canaan received six first-place votes and debuts at No. 1 in the first The Day of New London’s Top 10 football coaches poll. Southington, the No. 1 team in the Top 10 GameTimeCT / Register poll, took four first-place votes and was ranked No. 2. Ansonia earned two first-place votes and came in at […]

Pooch’s Top 10 Football Ballot (Week 1)

Here is the ballot I submitted for the GameTimeCT/Register Top 10 Football Poll after Week 1. The Poll will be posted on-line later tonight on GameTimeCT and appear in Tuesday’s print editions of the New Haven Register. 1. New Canaan 2. Southington 3. Fairfield Prep 4. West Haven 5. Shelton 6. St. Joseph 7. Ansonia […]

Cross Country: A look back at the first week of the season

The Daniel Hand High School boys cross country team runs at the school. Photo by Arnold Gold/New Haven Register)

The first week of cross country is officially in the books! Here’s a quick look back at some of the top times/performances, what we learned from the invitations this past weekend and what’s coming up! It’s still way early in the season to be producing any crazy fast times, but we did see some great […]

Cross Country: Ridgefield boys, Tolland girls No. 1 in Week 1 poll

Sunday evening the Week 1 high school Cross Country Coaches poll was released as preseason favorites Ridgefield (boys) and Tolland (girls) stayed as the top teams. On the boys’ side, Ridgefield received 12 first place votes while Staples and Amity also received one each. The Tigers were followed by No. 2 Staples and Danbury third. […]

Week 1 Connecticut High School Football Schedule / Results / Story links

Photo Peter Hvidzak

Wednesday, Sept. 10 SCC-FCIAC CHALLENGE Cheshire 41, Ridgefield 14 Harding 38, Law 10 Thursday, Sept. 11 NVL BRASS Holy Cross 34, Wilby 6 NVL INTER Ansonia 45, Oxford 0 PEQUOT UNCAS Canton 35, SMSA/University 6 SCC/FCIAC CHALLENGE Wilbur Cross 29, McMahon 14 East Haven 24, Bassick 6 Ffld.Prep 59, Stamford 40 North Haven 42, Bridg.Central […]

Saturday’s Greater New Haven field hockey roundup: Stevens’ nine saves preserves Cheshire’s scoreless tie with Greenwich

Cheshire 0, Greenwich 0 (OT) >> Goalie Alyssa Stevens had nine saves to preserve the Rams’ non-conference tie in Cheshire. The Rams are 1-1-1. Goalie Leah Hotaling had eight saves for the Cardinals (0-0-1). Hand 4, Guilford 0 >> Kacey McCarthy had two goals, Sue Pavno added a goal and two assists and Hannah Leckey […]

Football: Defense makes statement for No. 9 New Canaan in win over No. 2 Hand

New Canaan's Alex LaPolice caught eight passes for 74 yards and two touchdowns in a 21-14 victory over Hand Friday.
Peter Hvidzak/Register

MADISON — Besides Northwestern-bound Zach Allen returning on the line, the New Canaan defense was a cast of relatively unknowns when it took the field against Hand in the season opener Friday. But that new-look unit shut out the Tigers in the second half in this battle between Top 10 teams. Senior defensive back Alex […]

Malafronte: Honoring slain teammate inspires Hillhouse football in loss to Darien

Hillhouse players stand for a moment of silence before playing No. 4 Darien Friday at the Wilbur Cross Athletic Complex. Hillhouse lost 47-25 (photo by Catherine Avalone)

NEW HAVEN >> Corey Maddoxx dropped back and launched a high, arching pass toward a streaking Hillhouse wide receiver. Dontrese Cogswell snared the football in stride and scampered untouched into the end zone, a breath-taking 80-yard touchdown reception on Friday’s first play from scrimmage. Lisa Craggett watched the scene unfold from just behind the Academics’ […]

Football: Lyons, new-look West Haven upend No. 6 Greenwich

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WEST HAVEN >> Ed McCarthy and his West Haven football team did not need to be reminded of last season’s opening game against Greenwich in which the Westies saw the Cardinals rally late to pull out the victory. With Greenwich having all the momentum and rallying in the third quarter Friday evening, seniors Zatrell Lyons […]

Football: Piccirillo, Shelton rout Trumbull again

Shelton vs. Trumbull

TRUMBULL >> Trotting onto McDougall Stadium for its first act in what the Shelton football team hopes is a season to remember there seemed to be something missing. Perhaps it is the way the Gaels rolled past Trumbull a season ago or just opening-night jitters but the energy and focus wasn’t quite were the team […]

KICKOFF 2014: Live updates, broadcast links for Connecticut HS Football Week 1

Connecticut High School Football Kicks off Week 1 Wednesday. (Photo Peter Hvizdak)

Good evening fans, alumni, coaches, parents and, of course, every player from every corner of the state — from starter to team statistician and videographer. Today is the first day of the rest of the 2014 Connecticut High School Football Season. The majority of the state plays Friday and into Saturday. See the Week 1 […]

Watch: Everybody laugh at Sean Patrick Bowley getting hit with blocked punt

Screen Shot from WTNH after GameTimeCT.com editor Sean Patrick Bowley was hit with a blocked punt.

We’re equal opportunity hucksters here at GameTimeCT. So if we’re prepared to show lighthearted videos like, say, a ref taking an inadvertent Capital Prep player’s knee to the groin or Xavier coach Sean Marinan getting hit by a football, we’d better be prepared to show it happening to one of our own. During a key […]

Football: Second-half surge propels North Haven past Bridgeport Central

NORTH HAVEN >> Through 20 minutes of football, North Haven senior quarterback Cole Pecora and the rest of his Indian teammates could not have liked what they saw. The final 28 were more to North Haven’s liking. Scoring 42 unanswered points and overcoming a sloppy first half, North Haven opened the season with a 42-6 […]

Football: Three straight interceptions rally Wilbur Cross past McMahon

Zion Setal of Wilbur Cross High School pulls in a pass against Brien McMahon High School defenders Finn Maloney, left, and Tyquan Samuel, right, during third quarter football action Thursday, September 11, 2014 at Wilbur Cross HIgh School in New Haven.
(Peter Hvizdak - New Haven Register)

NEW HAVEN >> Wibur Cross’ offense had a pretty shaky start to its 2014 high school football season. Thankfully, the defense was up to the challenge. The Governor’s D picked off three consecutive passes and turned them into touchdowns in the second half to pull away with 29-14 victory over McMahon-Norwalk at the Wilbur Cross Athletic […]

Football: Harding routs Law, spoils Derrick Lewis’ coaching debut

(Peter Hvizdak - New Haven Register)
Tyshawn Walker  of Harding runs towards a touchdown while dragging  Joe Mugford of Law during third-quarter football action Wednesday Harding beat Law 38-10.

By Steve Kirck MILFORD >> The Law head coaching debut of Derrick Lewis was spoiled by a familiar foe and a freshman quarterback from Harding. Lewis, who beat Harding while coaching at Bassick, watched Taisun Phommachanh complete 17 of 27 passes for 274 yards and two touchdowns as the Presidents scored 38 unanswered points in […]