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

Fahey blasts two HRs to lead New Canaan softball past Central

2019 has been a bit of a roller coaster ride for the New Canaan High softball team, as the Rams have already had a dramatic, walk-off win, a couple of blowout losses and everything in between. That being said, the ups and downs come with the territory for a team as young as New Canaan. … Read more

New Canaan baseball tops Central, 14-2 with nine-run seventh inning

The New Canaan Rams scored nine runs in the seventh inning to turn a three-run baseball game into a rout as they defeated the Central Hilltoppers, 14-2, Tuesday in Bridgeport. The Rams sent 14 batters to the plate in the decisive frame, with the biggest hit coming from Dylan Shane, who belted a three-run double. … Read more

Former FCIAC stars excelled for college football teams

Zach Allen, a former New Canaan High School football star, wrapped up an excellent career as a senior defensive end at Boston College and former Trinity Catholic standout Thomas Costigan concluded an excellent career as a senior linebacker at Bryant University to highlight many of the strong seasons that former FCIAC football players had while … Read more

Greenwich tops Central in overtime behind Mark’s career-best performance

GREENWICH — Chris Mark has received increased playing time as the Greenwich boys basketball team’s season has progressed and the senior center is making the most of his minutes. Driving to the basket with authority, while scoring from inside and transition, Mark scored a career-high 24 points to power the Cardinals, who had to work … Read more

Danbury rolls past Central to claim DiNardo’s 500th coaching victory

DANBURY — Jackie DiNardo stood near center court with a big smile on her face and a basketball that she’ll cherish forever in her hands, receiving nonstop congratulations from everyone around her. Three-plus decades of excellence on the hardwood culminated in win No. 500 for the Danbury girls basketball coach Tuesday night, as an 87-34 … Read more

FCIAC Exemplary Scholar-Athletes, Fall, 2018

Blake Cellar, Darien Football Blake has been accepted to the National Honor Society and has a cumulative GPA of 4.27. He has been awarded the Cornell Book Award and placed first at a statewide DECA (business) competition. Blake has won two Class LL state championships as a me mber of the varsity football team. The … 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

FCIAC Football Week Seven Outlook: Ridgefield and Wilton restart rivalry

Three huge games led to some separation in the league’s football standings last week, as Darien topped Staples, St. Joseph rallied past Ridgefield, and Greenwich defeated New Canaan. The week seven match-ups aren’t nearly as intriguing, but the schedule does include four games between teams with winning records. The featured contest is a renewal of … Read more

FCIAC Football Week Six Scoreboard and Box Scores

Below is the football scoreboard for football games played on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 13 and 14. Scoring is included where provided. Friday, Oct. 13 Darien 32, Staples 6 Darien 7-13-6-6 32 Staples 0-0-0-6 6 First Quarter D – Brian Minicus, 36-yard pass from Jack Joyce (Austin Hagander PAT) Second Quarter D – Minicus, 15-yard pass from Joyce … Read more