State Championship Saturday: FCIAC teams battle for four crowns

Saturday, Nov. 17 Class LL Volleyball Final At East Haven High School, 10 a.m. No. 12 Darien Blue Wave (18-7) vs. No. 10 Amity Spartans (19-6) Where to watch: NFHS Network (subscription) State Finals History Darien: 19th appearance; 17 State Championships; Last title – 2014 vs. Cheshire 3-0 Amity: 17th appearance; 10 State Championships; Last … Read more

Middlebrook lifts Ridgefield past Simsbury, into Class LL girls soccer final

WATERBURY— Ridgefield senior Claire Middlebrook turned her team’s Class LL semifinal against Simsbury into a set piece drill, one that likely could be made into an instructional video. She lined up about six free kicks her teammates won in dangerous positions, and displayed the precision that most players only hope for once. Two found their … Read more

Staples’ Early Goal Holds Up For 1-0 Win Over Glastonbury And Trip Back To Class LL Final

NAUGATUCK — Staples’ Reese Sutter settled a loose ball about 30 yards from the goal early in tonight’s Class LL semifinal, dribbled twice and, without looking up, took a solid shot on goal with her left foot. It was a routine play. The result was not. Sutter’s delivery skimmed past Glastonbury goalkeeper Madelyn Gehrhardt and … Read more

All-FCIAC soccer, volleyball and field hockey awards to be announced Sunday

The All-FCIAC awards for boys and girls soccer, volleyball, and field hockey will be announced on Sunday, Nov. 18, following the completion of the state tournaments. The All-FCIAC football awards will be announced in December.

State tourney scoreboard, schedule: FCIAC teams set sights on championships

The FCIAC has six teams battling for state soccer, field hockey and volleyball tournaments as the state playoffs enter their final week. On Monday, the Ridgefield Tigers and Staples Wreckers will be in action on opposite sides of Class LL girls soccer bracket, with an eye on an All-FCIAC final next weekend. On Tuesday, the … Read more

Glastonbury reaches fourth Class LL semifinal in five years, defeating Greenwich

GLASTONBURY—If there is one thing the Glastonbury boys soccer team knows how to do, it is win Class LL quarterfinal games. The No. 8 Tomahawks scored a fluke goal, were outshot by No. 16 Greenwich but did just enough defensively to hold off the Cardinals, winning 1-0. Glastonbury advances to the Class LL semifinals where … Read more

Wilton’s season ends with loss in state quarterfinals

For Simsbury, a long bus ride felt shorter on the way home. Continuing their string of road upsets, the 19th-seeded Trojans defeated 11th-seed Wilton, 1-0, in a Class LL girls soccer state quarterfinal game Friday at Kristine Lilly Field. Simsbury will look to continue its unexpected tourney run in Monday’s semifinal against reigning Class LL … Read more

Meet The Captains: Norberto Santiago, Brien McMahon Boys Soccer

Being named a captain of a high school sports team is a huge honor for athletes. Those who earn the captain’s role are leaders for their peers both on and off the field, and take on a great responsibility to their teammates and coaches. The FCIAC is honoring these leaders with the “Meet The Captains” … Read more