St. Joseph basketball coaching legend Vito Montelli, CT’s all-time career wins leader, dies

Vito Montelli, a Connecticut coaching titan who guided generations of boys basketball players for more than a half century, becoming the state’s all-time winningest coach in victories and state championships, died Friday morning at his home in Stratford surrounded by his family, his son, Tommy, said. He was 92. Click here for more from GameTimeCT

Ludlowe girls, Staples, Ridgefield boys ranked in final GameTimeCT basketball polls

The No. 2 Fairfield Ludlowe girls basketball team, and the Staples and Ridgefield boys basketball teams were all ranked in the Top 10 in their respective final GameTimeCT state polls. It was a showdown of undefeated teams when second-seeded Fairfield Ludlowe played top-seeded Hamden in the March 18 championship game of the CIAC Class LL … Read more

FCIAC basketball stars named to CHSCA All-State girls and boys teams

There were five girls basketball players and a trio of boys basketball players from the FCIAC who were selected to their respective all-state teams by the Connecticut High School Coaches Association. Fairfield Ludlowe seniors Madison Roman and Kaleigh Sommers, and Fairfield Warde sophomore Ryanne Gulbin were the three FCIAC players among the 11 total players … Read more

FCIAC basketball and ice hockey CIAC tournament schedule, scoreboard

Sunday, March 19 Boys Basketball Div. II Championship at Mohegan  Sun Arena No. 1 St. Bernard 63, No. 7 Staples 50 Saturday, March 18 Girls Basketball Class LL Championship at Mohegan  Sun Arena No. 1 Hamden 63, No. 2 Ludlowe 48 Thursday, March 16 Ice Hockey Div. I Semifinals at Quinnipiac University No. 1 Notre … Read more

2022-23 All-FCIAC Boys Basketball

All-FCIAC Boys Basketball First Team and individual photos are available as digital images or as 8×10 glossy prints. To purchase photos, click here or email [email protected]. Player of the Year Jack Plesser, Fairfield Warde Coach of the Year Andrew McClellan, Ridgefield First Team Chris Zajac, Staples Cam Perkins, Danbury Jaylen Brown, Norwalk Christian Jeffers, Danbury Jack Plesser, … Read more

2022-23 All-FCIAC Girls Basketball

All-FCIAC Girls Basketball First Team and individual photos are available as digital images or as 8×10 glossy prints. To purchase photos, click here or email [email protected]. Player of the year Madison Roman, Fairfield Ludlowe Coach of the year Sara Kinsley, Fairfield Ludlowe First Team Maddie Donaldson, New Canaan Megan Garrity, Trumbull Anna Gillan, Ridgefield Ryanne Gulbin, Fairfield … Read more

Staples basketball rallies from 18-point deficit, tops Warde in OT in CIAC Div. II semis

STAMFORD – Chris Zajac, the 6-foot-8 senior center on the Staples’ boys basketball team, was right to the point. “That’s the greatest win in Staples’ history,” Zajac said, without hesitation. It would indeed be a tall task to find one that comes even close. Trailing by as many as 18 points in the fourth quarter, … Read more

Ludlowe tops Newtown in Class LL semifinals, advances to first state final

TRUMBULL—It is one thing to set lofty goals. It’s another thing entirely to accomplish all of them. An unbeaten regular season… An FCIAC championship… And now a trip to their first state final for a chance to complete an undefeated, championship run. The Ludlowe girls basketball team has checked off all but one item from … Read more

Danbury, Ridgefield lead FCIAC teams in GameTimeCT Top 10 boys basketball poll

East Catholic and Notre Dame-West Haven are ranked 1-2 again, while fourth-ranked Danbury and No.9 Ridgefield are the two FCIAC teams in the latest GameTimeCT Top 10 Boys Basketball Poll voted on just before the state tournaments. Due to Danbury winning the 2023 FCIAC Boys Basketball Tournament and four-time defending conference champion Ridgefield having been … Read more

Danbury wins sixth FCIAC boys basketball championship, beating Staples

WILTON — It was an emotional scene for the Danbury boys basketball players and coaches as the final seconds horn sounded and their fans stormed the court to celebrate the Hatters winning the FCIAC championship. A few tears flowed from players and coaches as No. 3 seeded Danbury beat No. 6 Staples 69-53 at Zeoli … Read more