Class LL champion Staples tops final GameTimeCT baseball poll for 2019

Staples High School won the CIAC Class LL Baseball Tournament for the second time in the last three seasons and, consequently, was ranked No. 1 in the Final 2019 GameTimeCT Top 10 Baseball Poll. Just as coach Jack McFarland’s Wreckers were also ranked No. 1 in the final state baseball poll in 2017. One difference … Read more

FCIAC Hall of Fame plaques unveiled at Chelsea Piers

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’s Joe Sikorski. While plaques honoring those and subsequent Hall of Famers have been displayed in the trophy cases of … Read more

The Kuczos were historic figures in growth of the FCIAC

STAMFORD — The plaques were side by side, as they should be. The late Paul Kuczo Sr. was an amazing coach at Stamford High School. But his greatest legacy was as a pioneer and the most fertile mind in the creation of the Fairfield County Interscholastic Athletic Conference. His son, John Kuczo, as commissioner, carried … Read more

Fairfield County Sports Hall of Fame announces class of 2019

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 Stamford as they formally announced the Class of 2019 Friday morning. The space will also serve as the location of … Read more

FCIAC teams racked up 12 state championships during the spring

The FCIAC, as is seemingly the case every year, had much success during the spring season of regarding the accomplishments of its many participating teams in their respective state tournaments or state championship meets while concluding the 2018-19 school year for high school sports. The conference had 12 teams win state championships in various classes. … Read more

McMahon’s Justin Forde named Gatorade’s Connecticut Boys Track & Field Athlete of Year

Justin Forde of Brien McMahon has been named the 2018-19 Gatorade Connecticut Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year.Forde, who also won the award last season, is the second Gatorade Connecticut Boys Track & Field Athlete of the Year to be chosen from Brien McMahon, joining 2015-16 winner Eric van der Els. The award, … Read more

College Update: Former FCIAC stars shine for women’s basketball college teams

Former Stamford High School star Tiana England had an excellent sophomore season as the St. John’s University starting point guard to highlight the accomplishments of many former FCIAC high school girls’ basketball players who have continued as student-athletes at their respective colleges. Those highlights are listed below underneath the high schools which the women graduated … Read more

Darien girls lacrosse named CHSCA Team of the Year; Three players earn All-America honors

The Darien girls lacrosse team finished the season ranked No. 1 in the Connecticut Coaches Poll and was named the Team of the Year by the Connecticut High School Coaches Association, which released its postseason awards on Monday. The Blue Wave had three players named All-Americans and led all teams with seven athletes receiving All-State … Read more

For Marinelli, leaving as football coach at Greenwich for collegiate ranks was a difficult decision

GREENWICH — John Marinelli said coaching football at Greenwich was the greatest honor of his life. That’s why the decision he made on Thursday was so difficult. Marinelli, who served as coach of the Greenwich football team for four seasons, announced his resignation Thursday. He accepted a position as offensive analyst for the University of Arizona … Read more