The FCIAC girls soccer playoffs by the numbers

The FCIAC girls soccer tournament kicks off this afternoon with four quarterfinal games at on tap for eight teams. Here’s a look at some stats on the eight playoff teams, as well as how they fared this season against their quarterfinal opponents. • To see an archive of the FCIAC’s champions and runners-up, click here•  FCIAC … Read more

Eight teams ready to clash on the pitch in FCIAC girls soccer tournament

The Staples Wreckers, who completed an unbeaten regular season with a dramatic 1-0 win over the St. Joseph Cadets on Monday, are the No. 1 seed for what shapes up to be a highly-competitive FCIAC girls soccer tournament. Here’s the first round match-ups. FCIAC Quarterfinals – Thurs., Oct. 25 No. 8 Darien (9-5-2) at No. … Read more

FCIAC Girls Soccer: Playoff race heats up heading into homestretch

The fall season has flown by and we’re less than two weeks away from the start of the FCIAC girls soccer tournament. Staples, St. Joseph, Ridgefield and New Canaan lead the pack which is battling for the eight tournament berths, with Staples and St. Joseph already owning tickets to the dance. Here’s a look at … Read more

Boys Soccer Standings Update: Unbeaten Danbury leads FCIAC playoff hunt

The Danbury Hatters are the last remaining unbeaten team in FCIAC boys soccer, as the season turns the corner into the home stretch of the playoff race. The Trumbull Eagles, who had been atop the standings, suffered their first loss of the season in a 1-0 nailbiter to the Greenwich Cardinals on Thursday. That opened … Read more

FCIAC Football Week One By the Numbers: Three tops one, big birds, and first wins

Opening week of the FCIAC football season is in the books and there were some wild games, including an unexpected shutout between top-ranked teams. Seven FCIAC teams debuted new head coaches, with three picking up victories, while the three-time defending state champion Darien Blue Wave started the campaign in typical fashion: With a win. In … 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

College Men’s Lacrosse Roundup: Former FCIAC standouts excel at the next level

Former New Canaan High School lacrosse stars Michael Kraus, Harry Stanton and Cole Turpin each had quite the memorable seasons to highlight some of the many accomplishments of former FCIAC lacrosse players for their respective men’s college teams this past spring. Kraus had a superb season as a sophomore attack for Virginia and was selected … Read more

Football in July: Nine FCIAC teams play in New Canaan’s Grip It & Rip It tourney

Sure the temperatures are in the mid 90s and it’s the first week of the July. So what? Let’s play some football. The 11th annual Grip It & Rip 7-on-7 passing tournament will hit New Canaan High School this weekend, with games on Friday and Saturday, July 6 and 7. The field will include approximately … Read more

Danbury track teams earn state crowns; FCIAC athletes star on postseason meets

NEW BRITAIN – The Danbury boys’ team had a Triple Crown season when it won the Connecticut Interscholastic Athletic Conference State Open Track and Field Championships on June 4 at Willow Brook Park in New Britain. That was a major highlight among many accomplishments by FCIAC teams and individuals during the recent state championship meets. … Read more

FCIAC Baseball Playoffs: Weather shakes up schedule as race goes down to wire

Stormy weather has wreaked havoc with the FCIAC sports schedule this week, and has forced the postponement of the baseball tournament quarterfinals to Monday. While many of the team were unable to get on the field the past two days, there were two games played which have had an impact on the playoff picture. • Click … Read more