Trumbull edges Ridgefield on Williams’ buzzer-beating 3

TRUMBULL — Officially, there was no assist given on Timmond Williams’ incredible, buzzer-beating, off-balance 3-pointer off the backboard that gave Trumbull a thrilling 50-49 boys basketball victory over Ridgefield Thursday. Unofficially, however, Williams felt there should have been. “When I let it go and the ball was in the air it wasn’t looking good,” said … Read more

Cunningham, Rogers lead Danbury to fifth straight win, topping New Canaan

NEW CANAAN — Three games into the new girls basketball season, the Danbury Hatters were still searching for their first victory. True, those games were against strong opponents, but a goose egg in the win column isn’t the best feeling. Five games and five wins later, things are looking up for the Hatters, Danbury closed … Read more

Landsiedel return, press spark Stamford girls basketball past Norwich Free Academy

STAMFORD—Progress is great. But when victory is attached to progress that is the best feeling of all. The Stamford girls basketball team moved a step forward to open 2019 as the Black Knights secured a 44-32 non-league home triumph over Norwich Free Academy Wednesday night before a partisan crowd at Paul Kuczo Gym. The win … Read more

The 2018-19 FCIAC Winter Tournament Schedule

FCIAC Boys and Girls Indoor Track & Field Championships Divisional Meets – Saturday, Jan. 26 Eastern Division at Wilton, 9:30 p.m. Western Division at Staples, 10 a.m. FCIAC Championship – Thursday, Jan. 31 At Floyd Little AC, New Haven, 4:30 p.m. FCIAC Cheerleading Championship Saturday, Feb. 2, at Wilton, 11 a.m. FCIAC Wrestling Championships at … Read more

Working overtime: Darien girls basketball tips New Canaan in 4 OTs

No matter what sport is being played or what record a particular team has, when it comes to New Canaan versus Darien it’s usually a must-see event. Saturday afternoon’s girls basketball tilt between the Rams and the Blue Wave was another memorable chapter in what is undoubtedly the best rivalry in the conference, if not … Read more

Raines, No. 7 Notre Dame-WH top Stamford to win Snow Jam tournament title

WEST HAVEN — Connor Raines and the rest of the Notre Dame-West Haven basketball team believe they can reach the Mohegan Sun, site of the Division I state final in March. Through five games, the Green Knights have shown no reason why this is not possible Behind a balanced scoring attack, led by 28 points … Read more

Mike Walsh to serve as Trinity Catholic interim girls basketball coach

STAMFORD — Trinity Catholic High School has been home to Mike Walsh for four decades. The legendary boys basketball coach will bring his unique skill set to a different Crusader challenge. Walsh will serve as Trinity Catholic girls basketball head coach for the remainder of the 2018-19 season. Mike Martino, who coached girls basketball last … Read more

Carter leads Staples girls basketball over Warde

FAIRFIELD — Eight days earlier, when Staples defeated this same Fairfield Warde team by 16 points, the Wreckers jumped out to a 15-1 lead in the first quarter. Staples coach Paco Fabian knew that wasn’t going to happen again on Thursday. “I knew (Warde coach) Dave (Danko) would draw something up,” Fabian said. Danko adjusted … Read more

GHS boys basketball team beats South Windsor in 2 OT

Overcoming an outstanding performance from Justice Ellison, Greenwich registered an 86-76 comeback win in double overtime against South Windsor Thursday in the first round of the Bristol Central Basketball Tournament. The Cardinals (2-1) will play either Bristol Central or Wolcott in Saturday’s 4:30 p.m. championship game. Ellison, a junior, scored a game-high 54 points, including … Read more

Danbury rolls past New Milford in News-Times Tip-Off

DANBURY — The Danbury girls basketball team didn’t have the start it hoped for after entering the season with high expectations. Life after a 0-3 beginning has been kind to the Hatters, though. Danbury pulled away from New Milford 57-31 on Wednesday in the News-Times Tip-Off at the War Memorial for its third straight win, … Read more