Eleven FCIAC teams were crowned state champions during the fall season

When Darien cruised to a 42-7 victory over Fairfield Prep in the championship game of the CIAC Class LL Football Playoffs, that concluded this year’s run of what is an annual tradition of success with many combined state championships from FCIAC teams during the fall high school sports season. There were 11 fall sports teams … Read more

Rivals Staples, Wilton play to scoreless tie in Class LL championship

HARTFORD — The final seconds of the second overtime period were ticking away Saturday night, but Staples girls soccer coach Barry Beattie had already started to make his walk down the sidelines. The first person he encountered was Wilton coach Renalto Topali. The two exchanged a bear hug as the buzzer sounded. It was a … Read more

State championship weekend schedule, streaming and scoreboard

Saturday, Nov. 20 Class L Field Hockey at Wethersfield HS, Noon Final: No. 1 New Canaan 3, No. 11 Wilton 1 Streaming on NFHS (subscription) Class LL Girls Soccer  at Dillon Stadium, Hartford, 4 p.m. Final: No. 10 Wilton 0, No. 9 Staples 0 (OT) – Co-champs Streaming on NFHS (subscription) Class LL Girls Volleyball … Read more

FCIAC places seven teams in CIAC championship games

The FCIAC will be represented by seven teams when the CIAC state championships are played this weekend, as the Greenwich and Ludlowe volleyball teams joined the party with semifinal victories on Wednesday. On Tuesday, the New Canaan and Wilton field hockey teams, and the Staples, Wilton and St. Joseph girls soccer teams advanced to the … Read more

Wilton beats Ludlowe on PKs, advancing to Class LL state final

STRATFORD — Stop us if you have heard this one before. The Wilton and Ludlowe girls soccer teams tied each other in the regular season and the teams played in FCIAC semifinals with Wilton winning on PKs after a 0-0 finish. Therefore, it should come as no surprise that the two FCIAC rivals would again … Read more

Staples defense stymies Warde in Class LL girls soccer semifinals

TRUMBULL — The recipe for Staples girls soccer team’s success is simple: score a goal — singular — and good things tend to happen. In the Class LL semifinals against FCIAC rival Fairfield Warde, Staples again used that formula en route to a 1-0 victory at McDougall Stadium on Tuesday night. Click here for the … Read more

St. Joseph tops Waterford in dominant fashion, advances to Class L final

WEST HAVEN — For the first time in four years, St. Joseph will be going back to the CIAC Class L girls’ soccer championship. The top-seeded Cadets reached the final with dominating 4-0 victory over 4th-seeded Waterford Tuesday night at Ken Strong Stadium. Click here for the complete story