Darien’s Richard Brereton helps Cotuit claim Cape Cod Baseball League crown

With each passing inning, Darien’s Richard Brereton was asked the same question by Cotuit Kettleers’ head coach Mike Roberts: “Do you want to come out?” Each time, the answer was the same: “No, sir.” After 93 pitches and six innings of relief from Brereton, Cotuit earned a 7-6, 15-inning victory over the Harwich Mariners in … Read more

Class LL champion Staples tops final GameTimeCT baseball poll for 2019

Staples High School won the CIAC Class LL Baseball Tournament for the second time in the last three seasons and, consequently, was ranked No. 1 in the Final 2019 GameTimeCT Top 10 Baseball Poll. Just as coach Jack McFarland’s Wreckers were also ranked No. 1 in the final state baseball poll in 2017. One difference … Read more

FCIAC teams racked up 12 state championships during the spring

The FCIAC, as is seemingly the case every year, had much success during the spring season of regarding the accomplishments of its many participating teams in their respective state tournaments or state championship meets while concluding the 2018-19 school year for high school sports. The conference had 12 teams win state championships in various classes. … Read more

2019 FCIAC Hall of Fame Inductees

The FCIAC Hall of Fame Class of 2019 will include six inductees, who will be honored during the conference’s annual banquet on Thursday night, June 13, at the Norwalk Inn. In addition to the induction ceremony, the evening will feature several award-winners, and the league’s coaches of the year for each sport will be recognized. … Read more

2019 All-FCIAC Baseball Awards

All-FCIAC First Team and individual photos are available as digital images or as 8×10 glossy prints. To purchase photos, click here or email [email protected] First Team Chad Knight, Staples Justin Solimine, Danbury Henry Williams, Darien Matt DeLuca, Ridgefield Connor O’Neill, Ludlowe Montana Semmel, Westhill Kevin Bruggeman, Trumbull Cole Judelson, Wilton Harry Azadian, Staples Javon Hernandez, Danbury Charlie Pagliarini, … Read more

Knight dominates Southington as Staples wins Class LL baseball title for second time in three years

MIDDLETOWN — After closing the quarterfinals with two innings in relief and tossing a complete game in the semifinals, some may have questioned whether Staples’ Chad Knight would take the ball in the CIAC Class LL championship game against Southington on three days’ rest. “There was no way (coach Jack McFarland) was not giving me … Read more

Paolini, St. Joseph break out the bats to dethrone Wolcott, win Class M baseball championship

MIDDLETOWN — The 12 St. Joseph seniors waited a long time for this one.After going out in the state semifinals the past two seasons, the No. 11 Cadets finally finished the job, beating No. 1 Wolcott 6-3 to win the CIAC Class M championship. It is the Cadets first title since 2013 and fifth overall. … Read more

Eight FCIAC teams contend for state championships on Saturday

Eight FCIAC teams will be playing for six state championships when the spring season concludes with CIAC finals on Saturday. Games are available to watch with a subscription via the NFHS Network. Class LL Baseball No. 5 Staples vs. No. 3 Southington At Palmer Field, Middletown, Noon Class M Baseball No. 11 St. Joseph vs. … Read more

Staples rallies past Trumbull with eight-run sixth inning, reach Class LL baseball semifinals

WESTPORT — The seniors on the Staples baseball team were not going to let their final game come at home in the CIAC Class LL quarterfinals. A season after being knocked out in the quarterfinals, No. 5 Staples rallied from down two runs going into the bottom of the sixth, scoring eight times in the … Read more