Ludlowe’s Stapleton led long list of FCIAC athletes who excelled in indoor track and field

Tess Stapleton of Fairfield Ludlowe broke a 21-year-old State Open meet record in the 55-meter hurdles and was the meet’s only double individual champion, having also won the long jump. And one week later she became the New England champion in both events with a pair of personal-best performances. Those were the major achievements which … Read more

FCIAC Girls Basketball Season Wrap: Three league teams finish in GameTimeCT Top 10 poll

Notre Dame-Fairfield maintained its No. 1 ranking while three FCIAC teams – No. 4 Staples, seventh-ranked Trumbull and No. 9 Ridgefield – were ranked among the top nine in the GameTimeCT Top 10 Girls Basketball Poll which was released March 1 on the eve of state tournament play. Three more FCIAC teams were in the … Read more

CIAC spring sports remain postponed indefinitely, no quick decisions forthcoming

Virtual meetings are a big part of the new normal. CIAC executive director Glenn Lungarini estimates he is on between two or three per day. Sometimes, he is “meeting” with school principals. Other times, it is with sports league commissioners. He is on weekly calls with Miguel Cardona, the Connecticut commissioner of education and every … Read more

Coaches find ways to stay connected to players while keeping their distance

Fields, tracks and weight rooms across the state sit empty as spring sports coaches and players stay at home, hoping they will be able to get back out and play the sports they love. With social distancing policies in effect as a result of the Covid-19 guidelines, coaches are unable to meet with their teams … Read more

New Canaan’s Tyler Sung heading to Lehigh wrestling

From the moment Tyler Sung first stepped onto the wrestling mats at New Canaan High School, it was pretty clear the Rams had a star in their midst. Four seasons later, Sung has not only rewritten the Rams’ record books, he’s about to embark on a journey to one of the top college programs in … Read more

Ridgefield boys hoop captains discuss abrupt end of best season in program history

When the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference announced last Tuesday morning that due to the coronavirus it was canceling the remainder of the state tournaments for several sports, the season came to sudden end. Among those affected was the Ridgefield boys basketball team, which had just repeated as conference champions and was set to begin the … Read more

CIAC announces desire to play 2020 spring sports season, but monitoring situation

The Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference postponed the start of its spring season indefinitely Wednesday due to concerns over the spread of coronavirus. The spring season was scheduled to begin on April 4. “No teams should be practicing at this time,” CIAC Executive Director Glenn Lungarini said. “We are not setting any sort of date of … Read more

Cancellation of postseason denies swimmers a chance to achieve All-America times

The championship meets are what high school swimmers plan their respective seasons around. It’s when they prepare themselves to swim their fastest and register times that draw the most attention to their talents. Unfortunately, for the members of teams in Connecticut, they won’t have the opportunity to go for All-America, or personal-best times. Click here … Read more

Nelson, Greenwich put Trumbull away, advance to second Class LL semifinal in 4 years

TRUMBULL — Greenwich has had its eye on the prize all season long, and now coach Chrys Hernandez’ Cardinals are one win away from an opportunity to snatch that elusive first state title. Greenwich defeated Trumbull, 41-33, in a Class LL state quarterfinal game on Monday night. Click here for more