Coaches Corner: Lynette Martinez, Norwalk

Lynette Martinez  Norwalk Girls Lacrosse Years as head coach: 5 Other sports coached or current coaching: Coached girls lacrosse overall for 8 years; girls basketball for 6; and field hockey for 3 years. Full-time profession: Physical education and health teacher at Norwalk High. From the coach: “I grew up in Stamford, where I played softball … Read more

Coaches Corner: Kyle Seaburg, Norwalk

Kyle Seaburg Norwalk Field Hockey Years as head coach: 26 years Other sports coached or currently coaching: Coached JV baseball at Norwalk for 13 years. Full-time profession: Social StudiesTeacher/Project Lead for Digital Media Communications Academy at Norwalk High (A program in which students created podcasts, documentary films, music production and graphic design). From the coach: … Read more

Miller bonds with Norwalk football team from a distance during coronavirus crisis

NORWALK — The Norwalk High football team’s new T-shirts for 2020 display the slogan “Wake The Giant.”It’s a fitting phrase for a program which, for the past few seasons, has had talent but finished just outside the FCIAC’s top tier of teams. As the Bears get set to enter the next era of Norwalk football … Read more

Norwalk/McMahon edges past Milford co-op in first round of Division III Tournament

NORWALK — Two short-handed goals went a long way for the Norwalk/McMahon hockey team on Monday night. Norwalk/McMahon entered its Division III Tournament opener against Milford co-op without a victory in the postseason since the 2005-2006 season, but that changed in a big way at Sono Ice House Monday. It paid to be short-handed for … Read more

Staples, Greenwich advance to the FCIAC semifinals with impressive quarterfinal-round victories

WESTPORT — After Greenwich earned a berth in the FCIAC girls basketball tournament semifinals for the first time in several seasons with a victory against Norwalk, it was Staples’ turn to advance to a game they haven’t appeared in for quite a while.And like the Cardinals, the Wreckers came through with a clutch performance on … Read more

Eight teams set to contend for FCIAC girls basketball championship

The Staples Wreckers are the top seed for the FCIAC girls basketball tournament, which gets underway with four quarterfinal games on Saturday. Here is the full schedule for the tournament. FCIAC Quarterfinals at Staples HS – Saturday, Feb. 22 No. 3 Trumbull vs. No. 6 Stamford, Noon No. 2 Danbury vs. No. 7 Ridgefield, 2 … Read more

Danbury wrestling claims 33rd FCIAC title in 34 years

NEW CANAAN — The Danbury wrestling dynasty has been virtually unstoppable for more than three decades. In some years, the Hatters manage to take their dominance to an even higher level. With an eye-popping 11 finalists in 14 weight classes, Danbury steamrolled its way to its 33rd FCIAC championship in 34 years Saturday in New … Read more

Boys Basketball: Stamford owns fourth quarter, pulls out win over Norwalk

STAMFORD — Doing it at crunch time can cure many ills. After fighting itself for three quarters, the Stamford boys basketball team owned the fourth period Monday night to post an important 68-57 home triumph over Norwalk Monday night before a partisan crowd at Paul Kuczo Memorial Gym. “It wasn’t our best performance,” Stamford coach … Read more

Girls Basketball: Murray-Leach, Norwalk roll over Stamford

NORWALK — The Norwalk girls basketball team can rebound. After each of the team’s four losses this season, the Bears have come back the next game with resounding wins. Norwalk lost an overtime thriller to Danbury last Thursday and had FCIAC rival Stamford coming to town Monday night. Click here for more