Staples, New Canaan capture state crowns; Darien, Wilton are runners-up

Staples and New Canaan both claimed state championships with close wins in the CIAC finals on Saturday. Staples defeated West Haven 21-20 in the Class LL final as Max Maurillo tackled Armani Reid at the one-yard line on a two-point conversion attempt with 1:15 remaining. It was the Wreckers’ first state championship since 2005. In … Read more

Four FCIAC football teams ranked in state’s Top 10, five advance to CIAC semis

Top-ranked Staples, Greenwich, New Canaan, and Wilton were all ranked among the Top 10 in both state polls prior to the CIAC playoffs and all four of them, along with fellow FCIAC member Darien, won their quarterfinal games Tuesday and advanced to Sunday’s semifinals. Top-seeded Staples nipped eighth-seeded Fairfield Prep, 13-12, and Greenwich’s second-seeded and … Read more

2023 All-FCIAC Football

First Team RB Erick Andrade, Westhill Athlete John Bardin, Danbury QB Chris Bellantoni, Fairfield Ludlowe DB Alex Benevento, New Canaan DL Miles Chisholm, New Canaan OL/DL Tanner Chlupsa, Staples WR/DB Kyle Colsey, Ridgefield FB Jahiem Daniel, Brien McMahon QB Rocco Grillo, Greenwich WR/DB Jake Hull, Trumbull LB John Insinga, Greenwich WR Gerald Jacobs, Fairfield Ludlowe … Read more

FCIAC places three in top five of football polls; Five teams have clinched playoff bids

Greenwich has maintained its season-long hold on the No. 1 ranking while fellow FCIAC teams New Canaan and Staples are also ranked among the top five in both the media and coaches Top 10 state high school football polls which were released Nov. 20. Greenwich, New Canaan, Staples and fellow conference members Wilton and Darien … Read more

FCIAC Student Sports Article: St. Joseph JV football falls to Ridgefield

Despite a strong effort, St. Joe’s junior varsity football team faced a disappointing loss to Ridgefield on Monday, Oct. 23. While there were many attempts to drive the ball downfield and create opportunities for scoring, St. Joe’s unfortunately fell short. The first quarter was ultimately uneventful all around. In the second quarter, Ridgefield scored a … Read more

FCIAC Student Sports Article: St. Joseph varsity boys soccer, freshman football earn wins

Thursday, Oct. 19, was a busy day on the St. Joe’s campus, with two games happening bilaterally: a boys varsity soccer game against Staples high school, and a freshman football game against Norwalk high school. St. Joe’s freshman football won their game against Norwalk on October 19 with a score of 30-20. It is the … Read more