St. Joseph’s Coughlin commits to Navy lacrosse

The dream began at a football game, but it’s lacrosse that’ll take Jack Coughlin to Navy. The St. Joseph junior midfielder said he went to a Navy-Stanford football game when he was 4, and ever since, that’s where he wanted to go to college. He’s committed to the United States Naval Academy now. Click here for the … Read more

Fried Ready To Pen Final Chapter On Storied Career At St. Joseph

TRUMBULL — There are few parts of Maddie Fried’s life that are not a contest, a way to measure herself, where at times she is trying to claim victory and others not to lose. “Everything I do in life I need to complete and need to complete with the best ability I can,” said Fried, … Read more

Coaches Corner: Joe Della Vecchia, St. Joseph

Joe Della Vecchia St. Joseph Football Years as head coach: 22 Other sports coached or currently coaching: St. Joseph boys golf From the coach: “I am married to my beautiful wife, Kathleen, (who I met at SJ). We will celebrate 32 years of marriage later this summer. We have four children, Christine (UMass-Amherst ’13), Joseph … Read more

FCIAC Super Saturday Tournament Schedule, Scoreboard

It’ll be a super Saturday for FCIAC teams as the conference crowns its girls ice hockey champion, and also opens its boys basketball and ice hockey tournaments today. FCIAC Boys Basketball Quarterfinals All games at Fairfield-Warde No. 3 Warde 51, No. 6 Staples 44 No. 2 Trinity Catholic 53, No. 7 Wilton 50 No. 4 … Read more

Ava Mancini leads Ludlowe gymnastics to first FCIAC title

STAMFORD — At previous FCIAC gymnastics championship meets, Ludlowe coach Kim Longobucco had a habit of trying to follow scores and figure out where her team stood throughout the competition. This year, she followed the less complicated path of staying in the moment, and the results were spectacular for her Falcons. With junior Ava Mancini … Read more

McGarrity And Knachel Combine For 45 Points To Lead Ridgefield Past St. Joseph

TRUMBULL — It is death by a thousand cuts when facing the Ridgefield boys basketball team. There are seldom roundhouse knockout punches. No, it is winning minutes by three points here, four points there, until you are like St. Joseph was tonight, down by 17 late in what would become a 68-55 loss to the … Read more

Ludlowe Plays Near-Perfect Game For 83-54 Win Over St. Joseph

FAIRFIELD — Losing by 29 points in a game that was billed as a battle of 11-3 contenders obviously left St. Joseph boys basketball coach Kevin Wielk besides himself afterwards. With his head hanging rather low, he offered no postgame comment other than to simply say, “We didn’t play well.” But in all fairness, it … Read more

Trumbull edges St. Joseph in final game of series at Fairfield’s Alumni Hall

FAIRFIELD — Buddy Bray remembers his dad “dragging me out to watch games” at Fairfield University’s Alumni Hall when he was a kid in the 1970s. He competed there when he played at the University of Bridgeport. And Bray has gotten to coach in the building several times as well at Trumbull High. Friday night … Read more

Barbato, defense leads Trumbull past rival St. Joseph

FAIRFIELD — Cassi Barbato scored 17 points to lead Trumbull to its 61-36 victory over St. Joseph in the opening game of the Playing For a Cure doubleheader at Fairfield University’s Alumni Hall on Friday. Barbato, game to game, is the top scorer for coach Steve Tobitsch’s Eagles. It wasn’t her point total — it … Read more