D’Amico’s walk-off hit lifts Staples over Ludlowe, to first FCIAC baseball championship since 2011

STAMFORD—You could not ask for more from a championship game. No. 1 Staples got two hits with two outs in the bottom of the seventh, driving in the tying and winning runs and giving the Wreckers the FCIAC championship 2-1 over No. 2 Ludlowe at Cubeta Stadium in Stamford. Click here for more

Damico’s Single Completes Comeback As Staples Defeats Ludlowe For FCIAC Title

STAMFORD —  Bottom of the seventh, one out, no one on, trailing 1-0, seven hits over two games in the last 24 hours. An unenviable situation to say the least, but not hopeless for one team that has been transfixed on an FCIAC championship since losing in the final a year ago. Click here for … Read more

Field of eight set for 2019 FCIAC baseball tournament

The Brien McMahon Senators became the final team in FCIAC baseball tournament field on Thursday, setting up the four quarterfinal contests on Saturday. McMahon clinched the eighth and final seed when Westhill lost to Ridgefield 6-2 and was eliminated from the playoff picture. The Staples Wreckers are the No. 1 seed, followed by Ludlowe at … Read more

Girls Lacrosse: Ludlowe thrives against challenging FCIAC schedule

Moving up the ranks of girls lacrosse in Connecticut is tough enough. When you’re in the FCIAC and squaring off with teams consistently ranked at the top of regional polls, it becomes a nearly impossible task. That hasn’t stood in the way of Fairfield Ludlowe. In fact, the Falcons welcome the challenge. “The FCIAC is … Read more

No. 1 St. Joseph leads field of eight teams into FCIAC softball tournament

The St. Joseph Cadets wrapped up a perfect FCIAC regular season on Wednesday and will be the No. 1 seed for the conference softball tournament, which will begin with four quarterfinal games on Friday. Below are the match-ups for the quarterfinals. The semifinals and final will be played at a neutral site at Sacred Heart … Read more

Quarterfinals set for FCIAC girls lacrosse tournament

The Darien Blue Wave and New Canaan Rams lead a strong field of eight teams into the FCIAC girls lacrosse tournament, which will get underway with a pair of games on Thursday. Below are the match-ups for the quarterfinals. New Canaan and Darien are holding their proms on Friday night, so their home games were … Read more

FCIAC boys tennis playoffs get underway Wednesday

Eight teams will begin play in the FCIAC boys tennis tournament when the quarterfinals hit the courts on Wednesday at the home sites of the top four seeds. Defending conference champion Staples is the No. 1 seed, with the Wreckers entering the tournament with a 15-1 record. New Canaan, which is also 15-1, is the … Read more

FCIAC girls tennis tournament hits court for quarterfinals Tuesday

The FCIAC girls tennis tournament will get underway on Tuesday with four quarterfinal games on the home courts of the top four seeds. Defending champion Staples is the No. 1 seed, as the Wreckers were unbeaten during the regular season. Last year’s runner-up, Darien is the No. 2 seed. Tuesday, May 14 Here’s the full … Read more

Lauterbach’s three-hit shutout delivers Warde over rival Ludlowe

FAIRFIELD — Throughout the week Brett Lauterbach kept an eye on Friday’s forecast, which called for rain. The Fairfield Warde junior remained optimistic the advance radar would be wrong and his team’s game against rival Fairfield Ludlowe would go on as scheduled. Rain or shine, Lauterbach never expected his afternoon to unfold the way it … Read more

Boys Lacrosse: Gonzalez, defense help Fairfield Warde come back, beat Fairfield Ludlowe

FAIRFIELD — Standing on Tetreau/Davis Field after his Fairfield Warde team finally beat Fairfield Ludlowe in FCIAC boys lacrosse, 12-10, senior defender Charlie Richard had a few other scores in mind. He could rattle them right off. Freshman year, when Ludlowe pounded the Mustangs 15-2. Sophomore year, when Ludlowe won a 5-3 tight one. Last … Read more