New Canaan pulls away from St. Joseph to reach Division IV title game, its first final in 30 years

FAIRFIELD — Two years ago, the New Canaan boys basketball team won just four of 20 games. Now, the Rams are going dancing at the Sun. New Canaan won a full-tilt battle with the St. Joseph Cadets, pulling away in the fourth quarter for a 62-51 victory in the CIAC Div. IV semifinals Tuesday night … Read more

FCIAC State Tournament Scoreboard and Schedule

Saturday, March 16  – all games at Mohegan Sun Arena Boys Basketball – Div. IV Final New Canaan vs. Granby Memorial, 10 a.m. Girls Basketball – Class S Final Trinity Catholic vs. Canton, 12:30 p.m. Girls Basketball – Class LL Final Norwalk vs. New London, 3 p.m. Wednesday, March 13 Boys Basketball – Semifinals Division … Read more

No. 1 Norwalk surges past Hamden, earns first Class LL title berth since 2000

FAIRFIELD — The 19-year wait is over. The No. 1 seeded Norwalk girls basketball team is heading back to the CIAC Class LL state championship game for the first time since 2000, beating No. 4 Hamden 62-54 Monday night at Warde High School in the semifinals. This will be Norwalk’s sixth appearance in the championship … Read more

Williams, Trumbull stun No. 1-ranked Sacred Heart, head to Division I semifinals

SOUTHBURY — Trumbull’s boys basketball team used a 20-4, fourth-quarter run on its way to upending top-ranked and No. 4-seeded Sacred Heart, 73-66, in a Division I quarterfinal game on Monday night. The No. 5-seeded Eagles, now 19-3, will be playing in their first state semifinal since 1974. Click here for more

Trinity Catholic topples St. Paul to reach Class S girls basketball championship

NEWTOWN — On the back of Trinity Catholic’s “Support Lady Crusaders Basketball” T-shirts is the following sentiment. “May ALL Your Dreams Come True!” Well, the Trinity Catholic High School girls basketball team saw their prayers answered Friday night as they fashioned a 56-45 triumph over No. 3 seed St. Paul Catholic-Bristol in the Class S … Read more

New Canaan boys basketball marches past St. Bernard, into Division IV semifinals

NEW CANAAN — One day, when the boys basketball season is complete, New Canaan head coach Danny Melzer will be able to sit down and take a good long look at what has been a historic season for his Rams. For the time being, he’s focused on the task at hand. New Canaan delivered a … Read more

After wild final 30 seconds, New Britain hangs on to defeat Wilton, advance to D2 semifinal

WILTON — Third-seeded Wilton and sixth-seeded New Britain were tied after 31 minutes, 29. 5 seconds in Friday night’s Division II state tournament quarterfinal  at the Zeoli Fieldhouse. And no one could have predicted how the final 30.5 seconds of New Britain’s 64-63 victory would play out. Click here for more

Late Mistakes Cost Wilton In Division II Quarterfinal Loss To New Britain

WILTON — The poise that carried the Wilton boys basketball team to one of the best regular seasons in the program’s history betrayed it in the final minutes of tonight’s Division II quarterfinal game against New Britain. And, after an unusual and ultimately crushing final sequence, the Warriors lost a postseason game on their home … Read more

Murray-Leach’s foul shots knocks off defending champ Mercy, sends Norwalk to LL semifinals

NORWALK — The Norwalk girls basketball team has gone through a lot this season, but one place the Bears never found themselves was trailing in the final two minutes of a game. But with 1:49 left in the CIAC Class LL quarterfinals, that is exactly where No. 1 Norwalk sat, trailing No. 9 Mercy by … Read more

Wilbur Cross knocks out Stamford, advances to Class LL semifinals

NEW HAVEN — It’s been 35 years since the Wilbur Cross girls’ basketball team has reached a state final. Now, the Governors are within 32 minutes of doing just that. Wilbur Cross (20-6), seeded 11th, knocked out 19th-seeded Stamford Thursday night, 45-37, at the Robert Saulsbury Gymnasium in the quarterfinals of the CIAC Class LL … Read more