Greenwich tops Staples, 31-14, to capture FCIAC football championship, No. 1 seed in Class LL

The Greenwich Cardinals secured the 2017 FCIAC football championship and a perfect 10-0 regular season with a 31-14 victory over the Staples Wreckers in Westport on Thanksgiving Day. The Cardinals’ win, combined with losses by Darien and Naugatuck, propelled Greenwich into the No. 1 spot for the CIAC Class LL tournament. The Cards will host … Read more

New Canaan tops Darien 27-0 in Turkey Bowl; both rivals head to playoffs

One streak ends, and another continues. The New Canaan Rams ended a five-year Thanksgiving drought with a 27-0 shutout of the rival Darien Blue Wave in Turkey Bowl XXIV Thursday at Boyle Stadium in Stamford. The victory clinched a playoff berth for the Rams (8-2), who extended their streak of qualifying for the state tournament … Read more

St. Joseph pounds Trumbull, will host O’Brien Tech in Class S quarterfinals

In the annual Thanksgiving “Rumble in Trumbull,” it was the St. Joseph who came out on top, defeating Trumbull High 65-6 on Thursday morning. “We didn’t want to show up the way we did a year ago and I think we were ready to play,” St. Joseph head coach Joe Della Vecchia told the Trumbull … Read more

FCIAC Football Thanksgiving Scoreboard: Four league teams headed to states

The FCIAC put the wraps on another football season with the annual Thanksgiving Day games on Thursday, and will be sending four teams to the state tournaments, which start on Tuesday, Nov. 28. The Greenwich Cardinals (10-o) completed an undefeated regular season and claimed the FCIAC championship with a 31-14 win over the Staples Wreckers … Read more

HAN on demand: New Canaan vs. Darien in Turkey Bowl football

The New Canaan vs. Darien Turkey Bowl football game from Thanksgiving is available on demand by clicking here. Original Story: The undefeated Darien Blue Wave and the New Canaan Rams will add another chapter to their football rivalry when they clash on Thanksgiving day at Stamford’s Boyle Stadium and you can catch the action live on the HAN Network. The game … Read more

FCIAC soccer captains raise funds for Yale in honor of Laci Lewis

This past July, a fellow FCIAC soccer player and current freshman on the St Joseph’s team, Laci Lewis, went into sudden cardiac arrest while at a soccer practice at the CFC Arena in Hamden. Her Connecticut Football Club coach, Dave Clarke, immediately started CPR and kept doing compressions until the EMTs arrived. Laci was taken … Read more

FCIAC Football Thanksgiving Outlook: Rivalries, playoff teams take spotlight

The 2017 regular season football comes to a close for most of the FCIAC’s football teams as the league’s rivalries take center stage on Thanksgiving. Three teams — the Darien Blue Wave and Greenwich Cardinals in Class LL, and the St. Joseph cadets in Class S — are on their way to bigger and better … Read more

Support needed for Bridgeport Field of Dreams Foundation

The Bridgeport Field of Dreams Foundation was established to support Bridgeport public school athletes’ abilities to participate and compete with dignity, pride, and personal integrity. Three new initiatives were launched by the Bridgeport Field of Dreams Foundation last summer, including middle school girls basketball, cheerleading and a combo football camp for the Bassick, Central and Harding squads. … Read more

Story links from the FCIAC’s state championships on Saturday

Class LL Girls Soccer Championship – Ridgefield 2, Staples 1 • Ridgefield Press – History-makers: Ridgefield beats Staples, wins first state title • News Times – Ridgefield tops Staples for Class LL title Class L Girls Soccer Championship – St. Joseph 1, RHAM 0 • Trumbull Times – St. Joseph wins third consecutive state title Class L Field … Read more

State tournament scoreboard: FCIAC teams win five titles in soccer, field hockey and volleyball

The FCIAC captured five state championships in girls soccer, field hockey and volleyball on Saturday, capping a tremendous fall season for the conference. In girls soccer, the Ridgefield Tigers won their first state championship with a 2-1 win over fellow FCIAC team Staples in Class LL, while the St. Joseph Cadets, already the FCIAC champs this fall, … Read more