Perkins gets first win as Westhill girls soccer coach

STAMFORD—The first win in someone’s first time as a head coach on the high school level is always special and memorable. The Westhill girls soccer team presented new coach Ryan Perkins that gift Tuesday as the Vikings blanked Central High, 5-0 before a pleased partisan crowd. Click here for more

Wilton boys soccer clicking under new coach, style of play

The passes were crisp, the gaps were open and the spacing was exceptional. In a 3-1 win over Norwalk Monday afternoon, the Wilton boys soccer team executed possession-based soccer as well as a high school team can for 80 minutes. You would never know the style of play was all new for the Warriors, who … Read more

Oliveira’s goal, Danbury’s defense down Staples

DANBURY — Two games in and what most predicted about the Danbury boys soccer team is coming to fruition. Scoring on the Hatters is going to be a difficult task this season. Danbury pitched another shutout against a fellow FCIAC playoff contender Monday as Lucas Oliveira’s strike early in the second half sealed a 1-0 … Read more

Greenwich sophomores lead charge in win over New Canaan

Sparked by the sophomores. That was the scenario for the Greenwich boys soccer team, which saw three of its sophomores account for five goals in its matchup against New Canaan Monday at Cardinal Stadium. Sophomore forward Isaac Dumeny led the charge, recording a hat trick for the Cardinals, who used a four-goal second half to … Read more

Trumbull boys soccer coach Sebe Gangemi dies after yearlong illness

TRUMBULL — Trumbull High boys’ soccer coach Sebastian Gangemi, known for his passion for the game and for his commitment to his players, passed away on Wednesday after a yearlong battle with leukemia. He was 64. “What made Sebastian so special was his personality,” Trumbull athletic director Mike King said. “He was a great man, … Read more

Dave Flower moves on from Westhill girls soccer after 13 years at helm

STAMFORD — An era has ended for Westhill High School athletics. Westhill girls soccer coach Dave Flower is leaving the Vikings’ program after 13 seasons. Flower, who is also Director of Soccer at Chelsea Piers, Connecticut in Stamford, is moving on to an exciting new challenge. Click here for more

Seven FCIAC teams claimed state titles during a terrific fall campaign

As is usually the case when the postseason state tournaments and championship meets take place, during this past fall season the FCIAC yet again had significant success as it won nine championships and had a solid .571 winning percentage in the eight combined fall sports. The Greenwich and St. Joseph football teams, Staples field hockey … Read more

St. Joseph’s Jessica Mazo named National Girls Soccer Player of the Year

All Jack Nogueira had to do each day is look at the wall in his office at St. Joseph: six All-Americans and one National Player of the Year in 19 seasons as head coach. In season No. 20, Nogueira added a seventh All-American and second National Player of the Year: Jessica Mazo. Mazo, a center-midfielder … Read more

Ridgefield, Staples top final state girls soccer poll; Greenwich, Danbury highlight boys soccer poll for FCIAC

Ridgefield and Staples were ranked first and second, respectively, in the final coaches Class LL-L girls’ soccer state poll. Greenwich and Danbury were the FCIAC teams in the Top 10 of the last Class LL-L boys’ soccer state poll. Ridgefield and Staples both advanced to the championship game of the 2018 Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference … Read more

2018 All-FCIAC Girls Soccer Awards

Front row, Caitlin Slaminko, Ridgefield; Danielle Milovano, Trumbull; Claudia Benz, Westhill; Autumn Smith, Staples; Olivia Bognon, New Canaan; and Avery Oracheff, Warde; middle row, Mia Gonzalez, Staples; Ashley Wright, Staples; Kendall Patten, New Canaan; Ellen Harnisch, Darien; Peyton McNamara, Brien McMahon; Corinne Dente, Westhill; Maddie Fried, St. Joseph; and Sophia Lowenberg, St. Joseph; back row, … Read more