Six FCIAC teams kickoff state football tournaments tonight

Six FCIAC teams will kick off postseason action on Wednesday as the CIAC tournament gets underway with the quarterfinal round. Click here for a rundown of where to follow the games on twitter. Here’s the complete schedule Class LL Quarterfinals No. 6 Greenwich (9-1) at No. 3 Darien (9-1) Watch: Darien Athletic Foundation Listen: WGCH … Read more

Johnson, Trumbull complete perfect LL tourney run, sweep Westhill for first state title

EAST HAVEN — The Trumbull volleyball team picked the perfect time to play a perfect match. The Eagles hit on all cylinders, claiming their first-ever state championship with a 3-0 victory over Westhill in the CIAC Class LL final Saturday night at East Haven High School. It was eighth-seeded Trumbull’s second title in two years, … Read more

Frustrated in two previous meetings, Staples bests Darien for 4th straight Class L field hockey title

WETHERSFIELD—For the Staples field hockey program, there is no place more beautiful than Wethersfield in late November. The Wreckers captured their fourth consecutive Class L field hockey state championship Saturday by defeating Darien, 4-2 at Wethersfield High School’s Joe Cottone Field. “To win four straight state championships is an amazing feeling,” said Staples senior tri-captain … Read more

Wilson’s hat trick leads Hall past Greenwich in LL final, to first state title in 39 years

NEW BRITAIN — As the final seconds ticked off the clock at Veteran’s Stadium, Hall boys soccer coach Zeke Seguro could not longer contain his emotions and the tears began flowing down his face. The tears of joy were quickly washed away with water from the Gatorade bucket being dumped on his head. After 25 … Read more

Testori, Hand outlast Wilton in wild Class L OT, win fourth-straight state championship

HARTFORD — Scott Testori brought his pair of Class L state championship rings to Monday’s state semifinal against Guilford, a game Hand won in penalty kicks. Testori decided to bring them again on Saturday to Dillon Stadium. The Class L state championship was on the line. And it took more than regulation to settle it. … Read more

Staples Overcomes Early Deficit To Defeat Darien For Fourth Straight State Title

WETHERSFIELD — If winning not one, but two outright state championships the last two years wasn’t quite enough to change the narrative, then perhaps for the Staples field hockey team the third time was a charm. Staples won its third consecutive outright Class L state title — four in a row with 2016’s co-championship — … Read more

CIAC Scoreboard: Staples field hockey, Trumbull volleyball claim state crowns

The FCIAC will have six teams in contention for four championships when the CIAC’s soccer, field hockey and volleyball finals are played on Saturday, Nov. 23. The Class L field hockey and Class LL volleyball finals will feature head-to-head clashes of  FCIAC teams, while two boys soccer teams will be playing, with Greenwich in Class … Read more

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

Darien wins Class L girls swimming championship as FCIAC sweeps top 3

MIDDLETOWN —From an undefeated regular season, to claiming the FCIAC championship, to capturing the Class L title – indeed, the season just keeps getting more thrilling for the Darien girls swimming team. Title No. 2 in its season came Wednesday night for Darien, which rode a Blue Wave of momentum throughout the meet, behind one … Read more