Ludlowe repeats as FCIAC gymnastics champion; Warde’s Emma Johnson individual winner

FAIRFIELD – Ava Mancini placed second in the all-around while helping a deep and balanced Fairfield Ludlowe team defend its title in the 2021 FCIAC Gymnastics Championships in late March. Mancini placed second in two events and had an all-around score of 36.35 as she was runner-up to champion Emma Johnson of Fairfield Warde, who … Read more

Carter Kelsey dominates as No. 1 Staples no-hits Darien

WESTPORT — At 6-foot-4, 225 pounds, Staples’ senior Carter Kelsey is quite an imposing figure on the pitching mound. So the Seton Hall commit was a natural pick to get the No. 1 Wreckers’ engines fired up again when they played their first game since winning the 2019 Class LL championship. Kelsey struck out 12 … Read more

Four FCIAC boys hockey seniors named to CHSCA Div. I All-State first team

Four seniors from the FCIAC were among the 14 players statewide who were selected to the Division I First Team when the six 2020-21 CHSCA All-State Boys Hockey Teams were released on March 30. The Connecticut High School Coaches Association selected an all-state first team and all-state second team for Division I, Division II and … Read more

Stamford softball ace Kim Saunders has come a long way

STAMFORD — Kim Saunders has been throwing to Sarah Wargo for so many years the two feel a connection that goes well beyond the 43 feet between the pitching circle and home plate. Saunders is the All-FCIAC starting pitcher for the Stamford softball team and fellow senior and life-long friend Wargo is the one catching … Read more

Greenwich claims 50th FCIAC boys swim championship; six conference records set

In what is quite the most amazing dynasty, the Greenwich High School boys swimming and diving program won its 50th conference championship in winning the 2021 FCIAC Boys Swimming and Diving Championships. There were plenty of winners in various degrees when it came to this winter season’s version of the conference championship meet. The swimmers … Read more

2021 All-FCIAC Girls Basketball Awards

Player of the Year Cassi Barbato, Trumbull Coach of the Year Rob Colony, Ridgefield First Team Cassi Barbato, Trumbull Katie Flynn, Ridgefield Maya Henry, Fairfield Warde Nicole Holmes, Staples Kianna Perry, Danbury Kate Rudini, St. Joseph Cali Stietzel, Ridgefield Emma Torello, Fairfield Ludlowe Second Team Shea Dolce, Darien Dennaye Hinds, St. Joseph Madison Lockery, Stamford … Read more

Ridgefield rallies over Trumbull to win back-to-back FCIAC girls basketball titles

RIDGEFIELD — It seemed like the more the odds got stacked against the Ridgefield girls basketball team, the stronger they got. The Tigers began the FCIAC championship with their top scorer Katie Flynn out for the game. Then late in the third quarter, senior captain Kelly Chittenden left the game with a leg injury and … Read more

Jack Johnson, New Canaan topple Greenwich, repeat as FCIAC champs

GREENWICH — Every kid who plays ice hockey dreams of delivering a big performance in a championship setting. For New Canaan senior Jack Johnson, that dream became a reality on Saturday. Johnson scored a hat trick and took MVP honors to lead the fourth-seeded Rams to their second consecutive FCIAC boys ice hockey championship with a … Read more

New Canaan stuns Darien in OT, advances to FCIAC boys hockey final

DARIEN — It seems that playoff time is New Canaan’s time. Jack Johnson scored off a pass from Boden Gammill 6:17 into overtime as the fourth-seeded Rams knocked off No. 1 Darien 2-1 in the FCIAC boys ice hockey semifinals Thursday at the Darien Ice House. New Canaan (7-6-1), which defeated the Blue Wave 4-3 for … Read more