Three FCIAC teams battle for state basketball championships on Saturday

Three FCIAC basketball teams will play for state championships as the CIAC tournament finals tip off on Saturday at Mohegan Sun Arena. All the state championship games can be seen on the NFHS Network. A subscription is required. Basketball Championship Schedule – Saturday, March 16 Boys Basketball – Div. IV Final No. 4 New Canaan … Read more

Balanced approach leads No. 1 Norwalk to first state final since 2000

Take a look through the box scores for the Norwalk girls basketball team and one thing stands out. Almost every night, a different player is leading the team in scoring. In the CIAC Class LL semifinals it was junior Belinda Hunte with 18 points and senior center Naeva Rene with 16. In the quarterfinals, freshman … Read more

Turnaround at Trinity Catholic leads to CIAC Class S state championship game berth

During Caitlyn Scott’s freshman season at Trinity Catholic, the team won 2 games. Scott and the rest of the No. 7 Crusaders will be playing for the CIAC Class S state championship against No. 1 seeded Canton Saturday at 12:30 p.m. at Mohegan Sun. “I never thought I would be here,” Scott said. “It is really … Read more

New Canaan boys basketball team takes state, and town, by storm

NEW CANAAN — The bleachers in the New Canaan High School gymnasium are decked out in the school colors, with black letters spelling out “NCHS” and “Rams” nestled within a sea of red. Not long ago, those letters could be seen clearly, even on game nights for the boys basketball team, which was drawing sparse … Read more

Melzer has turned New Canaan basketball into a winner

NEW CANAAN — The decision did not come easily. A Stamford Black Knight through and through, Danny Melzer had been offered the job of head coach of the New Canaan boys basketball team in 2016, taking over a struggling program. The move would mean leaving the school he had played and coached for, and the … Read more

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