Congratulations to all of our state champions for the winter season!

Girls Indoor Track and Field Class LL – Danbury Hatters Wrestling Class LL, State Open and New England – Danbury Hatters Gymnastics Class LL – Greenwich Cardinals Class M – Wilton Warriors Girls Ice Hockey New Canaan Rams Final: New Canaan 3, Darien 1 Cheerleading Class LL – Danbury Hatters Boys Swimming & Diving Class … Read more

Norwalk rallies, stuns New London on buzzer-beater for Class LL championship

UNCASVILLE — The Norwalk girls basketball team was eight minutes from seeing its unbeaten season end in the worst possible way in the CIAC Class LL championship game. The No. 1 Bears were down 11 heading into the fourth quarter to No. 2 New London, but rather than folding, they began to chip away at … Read more

Two years after an 18-loss season Trinity Catholic defeats top-seeded Canton for Class S state championship

UNCASVILLE—Greatness came in a flash and handed the Trinity Catholic girls basketball team the ultimate prize. Within a span of just several minutes in her team’s Class S final against Canton, Iyanna Lops showed just why she’s continuing her career at the highest possible level. Lops stamped her authority on both sides of the court, … Read more

New Canaan tops Granby in Division IV for first state title since 1962

UNCASVILLE — It’s been a memorable year for the New Canaan boys basketball team, right from the start. Between a couple of game-winning 3-point shots that went viral on social media, to qualifying for postseason play for the first time in a decade, to making a run in the Division IV state tournament and reaching … Read more

Three FCIAC teams battle for state basketball championships on Saturday

Three FCIAC basketball teams will play for state championships as the CIAC tournament finals tip off on Saturday at Mohegan Sun Arena. All the state championship games can be seen on the NFHS Network. A subscription is required. Basketball Championship Schedule – Saturday, March 16 Boys Basketball – Div. IV Final No. 4 New Canaan … Read more

Balanced approach leads No. 1 Norwalk to first state final since 2000

Take a look through the box scores for the Norwalk girls basketball team and one thing stands out. Almost every night, a different player is leading the team in scoring. In the CIAC Class LL semifinals it was junior Belinda Hunte with 18 points and senior center Naeva Rene with 16. In the quarterfinals, freshman … Read more

Turnaround at Trinity Catholic leads to CIAC Class S state championship game berth

During Caitlyn Scott’s freshman season at Trinity Catholic, the team won 2 games. Scott and the rest of the No. 7 Crusaders will be playing for the CIAC Class S state championship against No. 1 seeded Canton Saturday at 12:30 p.m. at Mohegan Sun. “I never thought I would be here,” Scott said. “It is really … Read more

New Canaan boys basketball team takes state, and town, by storm

NEW CANAAN — The bleachers in the New Canaan High School gymnasium are decked out in the school colors, with black letters spelling out “NCHS” and “Rams” nestled within a sea of red. Not long ago, those letters could be seen clearly, even on game nights for the boys basketball team, which was drawing sparse … Read more

Melzer has turned New Canaan basketball into a winner

NEW CANAAN — The decision did not come easily. A Stamford Black Knight through and through, Danny Melzer had been offered the job of head coach of the New Canaan boys basketball team in 2016, taking over a struggling program. The move would mean leaving the school he had played and coached for, and the … Read more

New Canaan pulls away from St. Joseph to reach Division IV title game, its first final in 30 years

FAIRFIELD — Two years ago, the New Canaan boys basketball team won just four of 20 games. Now, the Rams are going dancing at the Sun. New Canaan won a full-tilt battle with the St. Joseph Cadets, pulling away in the fourth quarter for a 62-51 victory in the CIAC Div. IV semifinals Tuesday night … Read more