Westhill sweeps Ludlowe, reaches first state final in 33 years

DARIEN — Two seasons ago, the Westhill volleyball team didn’t qualify for the FCIAC tournament and was knocked out of the state playoffs in one round. Now, the Vikings are going where no Westhill team has gone in 33 years. The Vikings delivered a tour de force performance as they shut out Ludlowe, 3-0, in … Read more

Trumbull sweeps Glastonbury from Class LL semis, advances to play Westhill for first state title

CHESHIRE — The question was could Trumbull, and its lights out serving, do it again to Glastonbury in the second set what it had done in winning the first of their Class LL semifinal in Cheshire on Wednesday night. The answer was a resounding no, followed by a scintillating yes. No. 8 Trumbull fought off … Read more

FCIAC’s state tournament scoreboard and schedule; Six league teams reach finals

CIAC Championships – Saturday, Nov. 23 Class L Field Hockey at Wethersfield HS No. 4 Staples vs. No. 3 Darien, 2 p.m. Class L Boys Soccer at Dillon Stadium, Hartford No. 10 Wilton vs. No. 4 Daniel Hand, 3 p.m. Class LL Boys Soccer at Veterans Stadium , New Britain No. 12 Greenwich vs. No. … Read more

Westhill sweeps Stamford in LL volleyball opener

STAMFORD — One postseason journey ends. And the final quest begins. The FCIAC runnerup Westhill girls volleyball team put its best foot forward Monday night as the No. 3 seeded Vikings swept intracity rival and No. 30 seed Stamford, 25-18, 25-20, 25-10 in the first round of the Class LL state tournament before an adoring … Read more

Ludlowe rallies past Westhill for FCIAC volleyball crown

FAIRFIELD — Facing a 2-1 deficit after being dominated by Westhill in the third set, the Ludlowe volleyball team was in a backs-to-the-wall scenario. Coach Megan Skelton had a simple message for her Falcons: Forget about it. “My first comment to them was ‘in five seconds, that is done,’ and I counted down,” Skelton said … Read more

Westhill rallies from 2-0 down and Ludlowe dominates to set up FCIAC final

FAIRFIELD — One of the wonderful traits of seniors is they understand when the end is near in their high school careers. The eight seniors on the Westhill girls volleyball team were staring over the edge of the cliff at a possible untimely end to their FCIAC exploits. Click here for more

FCIAC playoff schedule: Field hockey, boys soccer finals moved to 6 p.m.

The FCIAC will crown three champions as the finals in field hockey and boys and girls soccer are held on Thursday night. With a forecast of cold and rain, the start times for the field hockey and boys soccer finals have been moved up one hour to 6 p.m. The girls soccer final will remain … Read more

Trumbull shuts out New Canaan in FCIAC volleyball quarterfinals

TRUMBULL — It was a rematch the Trumbull volleyball team wanted. The defending FCIAC champion Eagles made the second time around count, taking three close sets for a 3-0 (25-22, 25-20, 25-23) victory over New Canaan in the conference quarterfinals Tuesday at Trumbull High School. Click here for more

No. 1 seed Westhill rolls over Staples, into FCIAC volleyball semifinals

STAMFORD — For the eight seniors on the Westhill girls volleyball roster, the hours still to be spent in the J. Walter Kennedy Athletic complex are dwindling down and are becoming precious. The good news for all the Vikings is the postseason has finally arrived. And thus begins Westhill’s chase for FCIAC and Class LL … Read more