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

2015 CIAC Boys Lacrosse State Tournament schedule, results

Darien's Colin Minicus (right) leads the Blue Wave's charge into the Class L tournament this season (Photo Sean Meenaghan)

CLASS L QUALIFYING ROUND Friday, May 29 Trumbull 7, Shelton 5 Saturday, May 30 Norwich Free Academy (8-8) at Hall (9-6), Saturday, noon; West Haven (8-8) at Amity (10-6), Saturday, noon; McMahon (7-9) at Conard (10-6), Saturday, 3 p.m.; Fairfield Warde (7-9) at Fairfield Prep (10-5), Saturday, noon FIRST ROUND Wednesday, 4:30 p.m. Upper bracket: Trumbull at […]

Baseball: Morin (12 Ks) dominates Staples as Wilton wins first FCIAC title in 20 years

Wilton strikes a championship pose after winning their first FCIAC baseball title since 1995 with a 1-0 victory over Staples (Photo Mary Albl)

Video clips via HanRadio.com BRIDGEPORT >> Even after eight innings of play, and more than 120 pitches thrown, Wilton’s JT Morin still felt like he could have kept going. Friday night on the biggest stage to date, Morin put on a clinic. The senior pitcher struck out 12, including five of the last six batters […]

Softball: Williams, St. Joseph (23-0) edge Stamford to win back-to-back FCIAC championships

FAIRFIELD >> Nicole Williams had an RBI and pitched St. Joseph to a 2-1 victory over Stamford in the FCIAC Softball championship at Sacred Heart University’s Pioneer Field Friday night. The victory was St. Joseph’s second-consecutive league title. Williams struck out six, and allowed just three hits and one walk for St. Joseph, which improved to […]

Track and Field: Conference recap

Fairfield Ludlowe's Emma Koether won the 400 and placed second in the 200 at the FCIAC Championships last Tuesday in Danbury.

The track and field postseason is officially underway! Conference meets have wrapped up and the state meets start on Monday. Below are links all the conference results and state meet information start lists. State Meet Start Lists Class LL Class L Class MM Class M Class S   SCC Champions: Hillhouse (boys); Mercy (girls) Results […]

2015 CIAC girls tennis pairings

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CLASS L QUALIFYING ROUND Saturday, 10 a.m. Fairfield Warde (10-6) at Mercy (11-6); Simsbury (10-6) at Newtown (11-5); North Haven (11-7) at New Canaan (11-5); Trumbull (12-8) at Newington (11-5); Pomperaug (9-6) at Hall (12-5); South Windsor (9-7) at Naugatuck (11-4); Ridgefield (9-7) at Greenwich (12-4); Hamden (8-7) at Wilton (12-4); Cheshire (10-9) at Amity […]

2015 CIAC Girls Lacrosse State tournament schedule, results

Hand's Erin Mammele takes the ball to the net as Guilford attack Alex Fitzgerald defends in SCC championship game, at the Ken Strong Stadium at West Haven High School, Thursday, May 28, 2015. Mammele named Outstanding Player of the Year by the SCC, led the Tigers to an 18-6 win over the Indians. (Catherine Avalone - New Haven Register)

CLASS L QUALIFYING ROUND Friday, May 29 Danbury 15, Norwalk 5 Saturday, May 30 Norwich Free Academy (7-9-0) at New Milford (7-9-0), Saturday, 11 a.m.; South Windsor (6-9-0) at Hall (8-8-0), 8 a.m. FIRST ROUND Monday, 5 p.m. Top bracket: Danbury/Norwalk winner at No. 1 Glastonbury (14-2-0); No. 9 Wilton (10-5-0) at No. 8 Ridgefield […]

Boys Lacrosse: Darien shuts down Ridgefield to win 14th FCIAC Championship

Darien's Andrew Puglisi controls the ball after a faceoff during the FCIAC Championship. Puglisi won 14 of 18 faceoffs and was the MVP as Darien defeated Ridgefield to win its 14th FCIAC Championship (Photo via Laxworm.com)

NORWALK — Darien — surprise, surprise — is once again on top of the FCIAC boys lacrosse world. Jack Kniffin scored a first-half hat trick while Mark Evanchick and Darien’s defense held Ridgefield scoreless in the fourth quarter as the Blue Wave won their second-consecutive FCIAC Championship and 14th overall with a 9-5 victory at […]

Girls Lacrosse: Darien’s Matheis adds another chapter to family’s lore with FCIAC-winning, 2-OT goal

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NORWALK — Darien and New Canaan (of course) played a three-overtime classic in the FCIAC girls lacrosse championship Thursday. But through two halves and into two overtimes, standout attackman Mariah Matheis hadn’t scored a goal. Living up to the family name, she saved her only strike for the best possible time. Just minutes into the […]

Boys tennis: Staples beats Greenwich, defends FCIAC title

The Staples boys' tennis team celebrates its FCIAC tile victory over Greenwich on Thursday. Photo by Keith Stein.

WILTON >> For the Staples boys’ tennis team, Thursday afternoon, celebrating winning the program’s second straight FCIAC title, still felt like a new experience. The Wreckers defeated Greenwich 4-0 in a weather delayed match that started at Wilton High and finished at the Intensity indoor courts in Norwalk. “It’s great, it’s unbelievable…something that very few […]

Baseball: FCIAC postpones again, to play semifinal / championship doubleheader at Harbor Yard Friday

The scene from the FCIAC baseball semifinals on Wednesday. Wilton will play the winner of Staples-Trinity in the second game of a semifinal-final doubleheader Friday afternoon. (Photo Sean Patrick Bowley)

Wednesday’s postponed FCIAC baseball semifinal between Staples and Trinity Catholic was — once again — postponed due to the threat of rain. Not the rain itself, the threat of it. Last night, it never really rained much at Harbor Yard after the lightning delay. But considering the deluge of rain in Fairfield County on Thursday, […]

Softball: Rain postpones FCIAC final between St. Joseph, Stamford after 1 out

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Pouring rain now at Pioneer Field #ctsb pic.twitter.com/vja1Hq041y — Hayley (@hayley__tafuro) May 28, 2015 In a continuation of a familiar theme this week, the FCIAC girls softball championship between St. Joseph and Stamford at Sacred Heart University lasted one out before a nearby lightning strike delayed the game by 30 minutes. It never even made […]

Watch Warde’s Giacomo Brancato’s inspiring video for the CT Challenge Bike Race

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By now you should know about Fairfield’s Giancarlo Brancato’s fight with Non-Hodgkins Lymphoma. The Warde basketball and baseball player was diagnosed with cancer late last year and has been undergoing chemotherapy treatments and physical therapy. Brancato, 17, has been working with with CT Challenge Center for Survivorship in Southport. The CT Challenge is a non-profit […]

CIAC girls lacrosse tournament primer: Darien should make it three straight titles in Class L

Hand's Erin Mammele slips through Guilford's Mackenzie Cattarruzza (right) and Sarah Delucia earlier this year (Photo Dave Phillips)

The CIAC has announced its pairings for the girls lacrosse tournament and Darien looks primed for another big run in Class L. The Blue Wave went 13-3 in the regular season with all three losses to out-of-state teams. They dominated in the state going 11-0 against Connecticut teams.  The Blue Wave should make it three […]

CIAC Boys Lacrosse Tournament primer: Fairfield Prep has a tough road to get to the Class L final

Fairfield Prep's Pat Hess defends North Haven's Nick Campanelli during an SCC game earlier this season. (Photo Catherine Avalone)

The CIAC has released its pairings for the boys lacrosse Class L, M and S tournaments. Southern Connecticut Conference power Fairfield Prep is one of the teams with the toughest roads to travel en route to the Class L final. In a rarity, the Jesuits kick off their tournament run in the qualifying round  at […]

Baseball: Ward settles in, pitches Wilton into first FCIAC final since 1999; Staples-Trinity postponed

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Video via HanRadio.com BRIDGEPORT >> From the look of his first few pitches, Wilton right-hander Jackson Ward didn’t look like he’d last one inning in the FCIAC baseball semifinals, never mind seven. His command was lost. His curveballs floated way over and behind batters’ heads. Catcher Alex Ellenthall made an early visit to the mound. […]

Girls tennis: Fairfield Ludlowe beats Staples for third straight FCIAC crown

The Fairfield Ludlowe girls' tennis team won their third straight FCIAC title on Wednesday.

WILTON >> In a battle of two contrasting tennis styles, Fairfield Ludlowe senior Kyra Adjairan was content to wait for her opportunity. After nearly two hours, it finally came. Adajian outlasted Staples’ freshman Olivia Foster 7-6 (6), 7-6 (5) Wednesday afternoon at Wilton High to help propel the Falcons to a 4-3 win and their […]