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 Softball Top 10 Poll: Southington is No. 1

Torrington’s Sara Heath slides in safely after hitting a two-run home run in the bottom of the fourth.
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

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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

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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

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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

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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 […]

GIRLS LACROSSE: Butcher’s OT goal propels Ludlowe to tie with Warde

FAIRFIELD >> Every day the Fairfield Ludlowe girls’ lacrosse team ends practice with sprints the length of the field. They have 18 seconds to make it from end line to end line. Friday night at Taft Field against rival Fairfield Warde, they were granted 24.1 seconds for one final sprint. Down 8-7 in the second […]

Experience, chemistry lead Staples girls lacrosse to win over Ridgefield

Staples' Paige Murray reacts after scoring a goal against Ridgefield Friday afternoon. Photo by Peter Casolino/pcasolino@newhavenregister.com

WESTPORT >> After Friday afternoon’s season-opening 14-12 girls’ lacrosse win over Ridgefield, Staples’ Meredith Hood was asked about her four-goal performance. Instead of talking about herself, she immediately spoke of her teammates. “Our communication is a lot better (than last year),” Hood said. “We’re closer as a team; we’re closer as a unit. We work […]

Thursday’s New Haven County boys tennis roundup

Boys tennis Amity 7, Weston 0 (at Weston) Singles: Jason Seidman (A) def Oscar Morris 6-1,6-0; Ethan Bershtein (A) def Jack Lawless 6-2, 6-2; Max Einbinder (A) def Eric Nalblandian 6-1, 6-0; Gabe Betancur (A) def Eric Benninghoff 6-2, 6-2. Doubles: Nick Sabatelli & Noah Gallant (A) def Henry Morris & Jason Suss 6-1, 6-0; […]

Anderson propels Ludlowe softball to win over New Canaan

FAIRFIELD >> A day after being shut out in the home opener against Stamford, Fairfield Ludlowe first year head softball coach Shari Paci wasn’t sure what Thursday afternoon would bring. While Thursday’s game against New Canaan didn’t provide an offensive boost, in the end that tuned out to be just fine. The Falcons relied upon […]

Boys Volleyball: Barlow comes from behind to beat Darien

Led by Garret Palmer’s 13 kills, five aces and three digs, Joel Barlow came from behind Wednesday to defeat Darien in five sets (19-25, 18-25, 25-17, 26-24, 15-12) in boys volleyball action. Teammate Ethan Schloss chipped in with 16 kills, one assist and four digs, while Luke Ohara added three aces, five kills, 36 assists […]

Staples lacrosse starts season with dominant win over Weston

WESTON >> According to Staples boys’ lacrosse coach Paul McNulty, you can have a very good season with a good goalie and a good faceoff man. Wednesday evening against Weston, the Wreckers showed they have both. Combined with a dominant and game-changing seven-goal second quarter performance, Staples cruised to a 12-4 season-opening road victory over […]

GameTimeCT / Register Preseason Lacrosse Top 10 poll: Darien kicks the season off at No. 1

The 2013-14 preseason Register/GameTimeCT Top 10 lacrosse poll compiled by Dan Nowak. Team (Record)(First-place votes) Points; 2013 poll finish 1. Darien (12-8) (6)…101 pts…8 Last game: Lost 7-6 to Wilton in 2013 CIAC Class M quarterfinals . Season opener: Hosts Trinity Catholic, Wednesday, 4 p.m. Bottom line: The Blue Wave, led by Yale-bound goalie Phil Huffard, is on a […]