FCIAC Football Week One By the Numbers: Three tops one, big birds, and first wins

Opening week of the FCIAC football season is in the books and there were some wild games, including an unexpected shutout between top-ranked teams. Seven FCIAC teams debuted new head coaches, with three picking up victories, while the three-time defending state champion Darien Blue Wave started the campaign in typical fashion: With a win. In … Read more

College Baseball Roundup: Former FCIAC standouts excel for college teams

There were many former FCIAC baseball players who pursued their passion for the sport as student-athletes at their respective colleges during the past 2018 spring season. Several of those players had excellent seasons for their college teams. The statistics and highlights of those players along with those of many other former FCIAC players are listed … Read more

College Softball Roundup: Former FCIAC stars on the college diamonds

Former Fairfield Ludlowe star Brenna Martini became the first player to ever be named Northeast-10 Player of the Year in three straight seasons and former Wilton star Lizette Roman-Johnston also concluded an outstanding collegiate career. Those were two of the major highlights of former FCIAC softball players who played for their college programs this past … Read more

Football in July: Nine FCIAC teams play in New Canaan’s Grip It & Rip It tourney

Sure the temperatures are in the mid 90s and it’s the first week of the July. So what? Let’s play some football. The 11th annual Grip It & Rip 7-on-7 passing tournament will hit New Canaan High School this weekend, with games on Friday and Saturday, July 6 and 7. The field will include approximately … Read more

Former FCIAC commissioner John Kuczo enters Fairfield County Sports Hall of Fame

Former FCIAC commissioner John Kuczo will be among the inductees into the Fairfield County Sports Hall of Fame as the Class of 2018 was announced on Wednesday. Kuczo will be inducted into the J. Walter Kennedy Community Service Wing, alongside his father, the late Paul Kuczo, Sr. Former Trinity Catholic and UConn basketball star Rashamael … Read more

FCIAC baseball, softball and girls lacrosse playoff box scores, 5/24/18

Below is the FCIAC baseball, girls lacrosse and softball tournament scoreboard for Thursday, May 24. Statistics appear where provided. FCIAC Girls Lacrosse Final – Darien 11, Wilton 10 Wilton 7-3 10 Darien 7-4 11 Wilton: Eva Greco 4g; Paisley Eagan 3g, 1a; Julia Bonnist 1g; Sophia Sudano 1g; Taylor LaMantia 1g Darien: Ashley Humphrey 3g, 2a; Nicole Humphrey 2g, … Read more

The FCIAC Softball Playoffs By The Numbers

The FCIAC Softball tournament gets rolling with four quarterfinal games, held at the home fields of the top four seeds, at 4 p.m., Tuesday, May 22. The quarterfinals were moved from Monday, as Norwalk has not yet completed its regular season, and will face Darien on Monday. Here’s a look at some stats on the … Read more

No. 1 Trumbull leads eight teams into FCIAC softball tournament

The Trumbull Eagles finished off an incredible regular season with records of 19-1 overall and 15-0 in the FCIAC and will be the top seed for the conference tournament, which gets underway on Monday, May 21. The top four seeds will host quarterfinal games. After Trumbull at No. 1, the home teams are No. 2 … Read more

FCIAC Softball Tournament: Playoff field to be finalized today

Seven softball teams are in to the FCIAC tournament with one more to go, so here’s a quick look at how things could work out following this afternoon’s games. The big game on the slate is the Ridgefield Tigers vs. the Warde Mustangs at Warde at 4:30 p.m., with the winner qualifying for the tournament. … Read more

Playoff Spotlight: FCIAC Girls Lacrosse Power Point Standings

The Darien Blue Wave is the defending FCIAC champion and carries a perfect league record of 10-0 into the final week of the regular season.  Based on power points, Darien is currently ranked No. 1, followed by two 9-1 teams: New Canaan in second place and Greenwich in third. Wilton (8-2) is close behind in fourth place. … Read more