The 2020 FCIAC Fall Tournament Schedule

FCIAC Fall Tournaments Cross Country Regional Championships Wednesday, Nov. 4, Waveny Park, New Canaan West Region Boys Champion: Darien Girls Champion: Greenwich East Region Boys Champion: Trumbull Girls Champion: Trumbull Central Region Boys Champion: Ridgefield Girls Champion: Ridgefield Volleyball East Region First Round – Thursday, Nov. 5 Trumbull 3, Warde 0 (25-12, 25-12, 26-24) Ludlowe … Read more

Coaches Corner: Howard White, Westhill

Howard White Westhill Boys Basketball Years as head coach: 18 Other sports coached or currently coaching: Coached basketball at Bridgeport Central and Bullard-Havens before coming to Westhill. Full-time profession: Deputy Superintendent State Of Connecticut Bridgeport Juvenile Detention Center. About the coach:  More than 200 wins and 31 years overall coaching between Westhill, Central and Bullard … Read more

Coaches Corner: Colin Devine, Staples

Colin Devine Staples Boys Basketball Years as head coach: 14 Full-time profession: Physical education teacher Staples High School. From the coach: “I Started my coaching career shortly after playing high school basketball at Trumbull High School. I spend my free time with my family, playing golf, and enjoy coaching my twin daughters’ first-grade recreational basketball … Read more

Coaches Corner: Diane Burns, Stamford

Diane Burns Stamford Girls Basketball Years as head coach: 7 Full-time profession: Math Teacher at Stamford High School. From the coach: “I grew up in Brewster, New York, and played field hockey, basketball and softball. I attended Felician College in NJ on a basketball scholarship and was a four-year starting point guard and three-year captain. … Read more

Ridgefield’s McGarrity headlines group of 11 FCIAC basketball players named to All-State teams

Ridgefield’s Luke McGarrity was selected to the GameTimeCT All-State Boys Basketball First Team and the Connecticut High School Coaches Coaches Association All-State Boys Basketball Division 1 Team to highlight the group of 11 FCIAC players who earned all-state distinction. McGarrity, a 6-foot-2 senior guard, averaged 18.1 points, 5.0 rebounds and 4.2 assists while helping Ridgefield’s … Read more

Coaches Corner: Dave Danko, Warde

David M. Danko Fairfield HS/Fairfield Warde Girls Basketball Years as head coach: 26 Full-time profession: Owner of Danko Painting and Power washing and Co-Director of CT Premier Girls AAU Travel Basketball About the coach: David Danko joined the Warde family in 1982 when he entered as a freshman and, other than a brief break while … Read more

Staples’ Gerig, Greenwich’s Nelson lead FCIAC stars named to All-State girls basketball teams

Staples senior Arianna Gerig and Greenwich’s freshman phenom Mackenzie Nelson were selected to both the Game-Time CT All-State Girls Basketball First Team and the Connecticut High School Coaches Association Girls Basketball Class LL Team to highlight the group of 10 FCIAC girls who earned all-state recognition. The CHSCA and GameTimeCT each had different formats by … Read more

Coaches Corner: Buddy Bray, Trumbull

Buddy Bray Trumbull Boys Basketball Years as head coach: 31 Other sports coached or currently coaching: Freshman football (10 years), freshman volleyball (6 years), freshman baseball (8 years), J.V. baseball (18 years), varsity assistant baseball (5 years), fall site director (3 years), director of Eagles basketball and baseball camp (33 years). Schools: Graduated Trumbull HS … Read more

FCIAC’s winter teams were faring well before postseason ended early

When the final two weeks of 2019-20 winter high school sports season were cancelled because of the coronavirus pandemic, what was assured was that four of the eight sports sanctioned by the CIAC had teams win state championships and the other four sports were unable to finish their state tournaments or championship meets. The winter … Read more

FCIAC Girls Basketball Season Wrap: Three league teams finish in GameTimeCT Top 10 poll

Notre Dame-Fairfield maintained its No. 1 ranking while three FCIAC teams – No. 4 Staples, seventh-ranked Trumbull and No. 9 Ridgefield – were ranked among the top nine in the GameTimeCT Top 10 Girls Basketball Poll which was released March 1 on the eve of state tournament play. Three more FCIAC teams were in the … Read more