Coaches Corner: Andrew McConnell, Bridgeport Central

Andrew McConnell Bridgeport Central Boys Tennis/FCIAC Committee Chairman Years as head coach: 10 Full-time profession: Social Studies teacher at Bridgeport Central HS From the coach: “I live in Westport with my wife Kathy (and currently my visiting grown kids, Aiden and Sophie). My hobbies include running, biking, hiking. and following current events. I’m a board … Read more

Coaches Corner: Jay Silverman, Bridgeport Central

Jay Silverman Bridgeport Central Boys Soccer Other sports coached or currently coaching: Prior to Bridgeport I have coached baseball, volleyball, track and field, and football. Full-time profession: Guidance Counselor From the coach: “My interest in Soccer came as the result of suffering a stroke at age 4 1/2. Due to paralysis it was the only … Read more

Central football coach Lewis resigns after two seasons

Bridgeport Central football coach Derrick Lewis has stepped down after two seasons. “I’ve been thinking about it, discussed it with my wife and family,” Lewis said. “Of course I’ve got a young family. My son (Christian), he’s a budding star at Notre Dame-West Haven. I want to watch him. “I just want to be a … Read more

Perkins gets first win as Westhill girls soccer coach

STAMFORD—The first win in someone’s first time as a head coach on the high school level is always special and memorable. The Westhill girls soccer team presented new coach Ryan Perkins that gift Tuesday as the Vikings blanked Central High, 5-0 before a pleased partisan crowd. Click here for more

Football 2019: BRIDGEPORT CENTRAL preview

Derrick Lewis remains determined to build Bridgeport Central back into a winner. However, after one season, that challenge is looking increasingly difficult. The Hilltoppers were noncompetitive in 2018, losing all 10 games by an average of 35 points. They were shut out in half those contests and managed only 40 points all season. Click here … Read more

Bridgeport Central will name court after longtime coach Barry McLeod tonight

Barry McLeod isn’t sure what exactly to expect Thursday night. He’s not used to having moments that are just about him, and him alone. But the longtime boys basketball coach at Bridgeport Central will get one of those moments before the season finale against McMahon. The court will be named in his honor. Click here … Read more

Football Week One: New coaches for seven teams; Four FCIAC powers top state poll

Get out your coaching scorecards, the high school football season is about to kick off. If the look of some of this year’s FCIAC teams seems a bit different, there’s a very good reason. Nearly half of the conference’s football teams are being guided by new head coaches for the 2018 campaign. Of the seven … Read more

FCIAC-SCC Baseball Challenge Scoreboard; SCC leads 11-4

Friday, April 6 Fairfield Prep 5, Greenwich 1 Saturday, April 7 Hamden 10, Danbury 7 Foran 8, Stamford 5 East Haven 10, Norwalk 6 Darien 2, Guilford 0 Law 14, Bridgeport Central 7 Brien McMahon 6, Lyman Hall 1 Amity 8, Ridgefield 3 Branford 4, New Canaan 2 Staples 5, Xavier 3 Shelton 12, Warde … Read more

FCIAC tennis scoreboard and box scores for Thursday, April 5

Below is the girls and boys tennis scoreboard for matches played on Thursday, April 5. Box scores are included when provided. Girls Tennis Staples 7, Warde 0 Singles Alyssa DiMaio (S) def. Hannah Ulman 6-0, 6-2 Olivia Foster (S) def. Sana Nagori 6-0, 6-0 Alisyn Kercher (S) def. Karli Vare 6-2, 6-0 Carine Geijerstam (S) def. Ellie Daigle 6-2, 6-1 … Read more

Meet the FCIAC Athletic Trainers — Michael Groves, Bridgeport Central

March is National Athletic Trainer Month, and all 17 of the FCIAC schools have highly-qualified and dedicated athletic trainers, who not only tend to all student-athlete injuries as they occur, but also with rehabilitation from these injuries. They also work with our athletes planning off season programs to help to prevent injuries from happening or … Read more