For the 13th year, New Canaan High School will host a Grip It and Rip It 7-on-7 football tournament when 32 teams meet on Friday, July 12, and Saturday, July 13. The tournament had originally been set at 34 teams, but five teams dropped out and three have been added: Trinity Catholic/Wright Tech co-op, Bridgeport […]
STAMFORD — The FCIAC formed its Hall of Fame back in 1995 with an inaugural class which included Stamford’s Paul Kuczo and Jack Lockery, Danbury’s Ed Crotty, Ludlowe’s Roger Warner, Staples’ Frank Dornfield, and New Canaan…
The Fairfield County Sports Hall of Fame has a new home.
After 14 years being housed on the campus of UConn-Stamford, the Fairfield County Sports Commission showed off their new digs at Chelsea Piers in Sta…
CCC ALL-CCC WEST DIVISION: Ryan Roller (Conard); Erik Youngstrom (Conard); Brian Liao (Farmington); Sachit Sabapathy (Farmington); Scott Touhy (Farmington); Brennan George (Hall); Leonel Caceres (Newington); Louis Egbuna (Newington); Mason Romano (Newington); Ethan Basch (Simsbury); Joe Bargman (Simsbury); Zack Morgan (Southington); Tim Walsh (Southington); Adam Hunter (Southington). ALL-CCC EAST DIVISION: Chaddane Williams (Bloomfield); Emmanuel Goods (Bloomfield); Kai Haughton […]
Darien was voted the state’s No. 1 team during the preseason and carried that ranking wire-to-wire as they finished in the top spot in the final Connecticut Girls Lacrosse Coaches Poll this week. The Blue Wave captured the Class L championship with a 12-6 victory over rival New Canaan on Saturday at Jonathan Law in […]
There is no debate: Staples is No. 1. The Wreckers left no doubt with a 3-0 win over Southington in the Class LL championship game Saturday afternoon at Palmer Field. In this postseason, the Wreckers defeated four of the top seven teams in the final GameTimeCT Poll. They beat No. 6 St. Joseph and No. […]
It was announced Monday that for the fifth consecutive season, the FCIAC and the SCC will play each other in one game for the next two seasons in baseball. Sheehan, Jonathan Law and Wilbur Cross from the SCC and Trinity Catholic from the FCIAC will not participate. For 2021, the home and away teams […]
FAIRFIELD — As she walked up the final hill during the FCIAC girls golf championship, New Canaan’s Morgan Hibbert was avoiding eye contact. With everyone.
“Coming up the 18th fairway, I couldn’t look at any…
NEW BRITAIN — It was a day for the ducks.
They splashed as long as they could but heavy rains suspended the 2019 Class LL girls outdoor track championship at about 6:25 p.m. Wednesday night at Willowbrook P…
FAIRFIELD — It wasn’t the happiest of Memorial Day weekends for the Fairfield Ludlowe baseball team after the Falcons lost in the FCIAC championship game to Staples last week. Although deflated, the Falcons opted not to dwell on the defeat that saw the Wreckers rally with two outs in the bottom of the seventh to […]
The Guilford Indians, fresh off winning their first outright SCC championship with an 11-10 overtime victory against Cheshire on Saturday, have entered the Girls Lacrosse Top 10 Coaches Poll for week eight. Guilford’s move up to No. 10 is the only change among the top 10, as the top nine all held onto their spots. […]
Cheshire trailed perennial SCC power Amity 3-1 in the bottom of the seventh inning of the SCC Championship game and appeared destined to bookend their SCC season with losses to the Spartans. But the Rams rallied with three runs and won it on Matt Downing’s single to right, which ultimately brought Matt Costello home with […]
STAMFORD—You could not ask for more from a championship game.
No. 1 Staples got two hits with two outs in the bottom of the seventh, driving in the tying and winning runs and giving the Wreckers the FCIAC c…
With the league tournaments underway and the state playoffs on deck, there were some minor shifts in the latest Girls Lacrosse Top 10 Coaches Poll for week seven. Newtown is the one new team in the top 10, moving into the No. 10 spot after winning its last four games. The Nighthawks jumped over Pomperaug, […]
STAMFORD—With the wind blowing out hard to center field at Cubeta Stadium for two of the most potent lineups in the FCIAC in No. 1 Staples and No. 4 St. Joseph, lots of runs seemed like a good bet Tuesday.
Welcome back to the No. 1 podcast for high school baseball in Connecticut. The conference postseason tournaments are upon us as teams are battling across the state for conference crowns. The weather, obviously, has already played a factor as tournament schedules have been shuffled across the board. One coach who’s team is still in play is Ludlowe […]
Cheshire lost its first game of the year, 1-0 to Amity. Since then? The Rams have roared back with a 19-game win streak, including a dominant, 9-0, victory over those same Spartans, and have completed the regular season 19-1. And so it the defending Class LL champion Rams take the No. 1 ranking into the […]
The Ludlowe Falcons, who knocked off a pair of ranked teams last week, made the biggest jump in the Girls Lacrosse Coaches Poll for week six, moving from No. 8 to No. 6 as they get set to begin the postseason. Ludlowe defeated both No. 10 Pomperaug 13-12, and No. 3 Wilton 9-6, last week, […]
Moving up the ranks of girls lacrosse in Connecticut is tough enough. When you’re in the FCIAC and squaring off with teams consistently ranked at the top of regional polls, it becomes a nearly impossible task.
With about a week remaining before baseball conference tournament pairings are finalized and get underway, fascinating results across the state have created another shakeup in the latest Top 10 poll. Cheshire is still No. 1, but the Rams were the only team to stay put while carnage ruled across the rest of the poll. The […]
FAIRFIELD — Throughout the week Brett Lauterbach kept an eye on Friday’s forecast, which called for rain. The Fairfield Warde junior remained optimistic the advance radar would be wrong and his team’s game against rival Fa…
FINE PERFORMANCES Annie Acquavita, Cheshire: Acquavita passed the 100-goal mark for her career when she netted five in Cheshire’s 22-9 win over Branford on Tuesday. She also had two assists to give her seven points in the game. Cameryn Antler, Mercy: The senior netted seven goals as Mercy defeated Lauralton Hall, 16-10. Mia Carbone had […]
It was status quo for the Girls Lacrosse Coaches Poll for week five, as there was no movement among the 10 teams. The only shift was minor, as Cheshire gained a few points and moved from fifth place into a fourth-place tie with Staples. The top two teams squared off on Saturday, with No. 1 […]
After weeks of volatility, there now seems to be a consensus on, at least, the top three baseball teams in the state as we head into the final couple of weeks of the regular season. Cheshire remained No. 1 for the third-straight week. Same for Staples at No. 2. For the second-straight week, Amity remained […]
FAIRFIELD — Standing on Tetreau/Davis Field after his Fairfield Warde team finally beat Fairfield Ludlowe in FCIAC boys lacrosse, 12-10, senior defender Charlie Richard had a few other scores in mind. He could rattle them …
FINE PERFORMANCES Mia Carbone, Mercy: Carbone racked up seven goals to lead the Tigers past Haddam-Killingworth 19-5 on Monday. Jane Charlton, New Canaan: Charlton racked up six goals and one assist as No. 2 New Canaan came from behind to defeat No. 3 Wilton, 11-6, on Tuesday. Carlee Crispens, Sheehan: The senior co-captain scored five […]
Gasp! For the first time this season the baseball poll has the same No. 1 team for two weeks in a row. Cheshire remains the No. 1 team in the poll after winning its only game last week a 5-4 win over Hand. Despite the No. 1 team and No. 2 team (Staples) remaining in […]
The Darien Blue Wave was knocked from the unbeaten ranks this weekend, but remained the unanimous choice for the No.1 ranking in the Top 10 Girls Lacrosse Coaches Poll for week four. Both of the poll’s top two teams lost at the Gains for Brains tournament at Cold Spring Harbor, N.Y., this weekend, with Darien […]
Stability is the word for the Top 10 Girls Lacrosse Coaches poll in week three, as the teams remained the same with a few moves up or down one spot. The Darien Blue Wave (6-0) and New Canaan Rams (6-1) retained the top two positions for the third consecutive week, while another FCIAC team, the […]