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

No. 16-seeded St. Joseph snaps top-seed Cromwell’s 27-game win streak, advances to Division IV quarterfinals

CROMWELL — Steve Paolini scored 20 points and Brendan Kade added 19 as No. 16-seeded St. Joseph dominated unbeaten, top-seeded and No. 7-ranked Cromwell, 74-58 in the Division IV second round Wednesday at Cromwell. The victory snapped the state’s longest win streak at 27 games dating back to last year. Cromwell, which had a bye into … Read more

Darien responds to 2OT loss with dominating effort against St. Joseph in CIAC opener

DARIEN — The Darien boys ice hockey team had to wait nearly a week to get back on the ice following a heartbreaking double overtime loss to Greenwich in the FCIAC semifinals. Needless to say, it was an angry group of Blue Wave players. Darien took out its frustrations on St. Joseph, scoring five goals … Read more

Lindwall a mix of emotions as St. Joseph beats Barlow in Class L tournament

TRUMBULL—St. Joseph girls basketball coach Chris Lindwall was a mix of emotions after his team knocked Barlow out of the CIAC Class L tournament opening round Monday night with a 48-33 win. Lindwall was obviously pleased his team advanced in the tournament, he just wished the win did not come at the expense of the … Read more

Boys basketball: Trumbull defeats St. Joseph, advances in FCIACS

FAIRFIELD — It was a little bit No 1 versus No 8 — and a lot of Trumbull High and St. Joseph renewing their rivalry — when the Eagles defeated the Cadets, 87-72, to cap the FCIAC quarterfinal round of games played at Warde High Saturday night. “When the floor opens up this this group … Read more

The FCIAC boys basketball quarterfinals by the numbers

Eight teams will tip off the FCIAC Boys Basketball Tournament on Saturday when the quarterfinal games are played at Fairfield-Warde High School beginning at noon. The Trumbull Eagles secured the No.1 seed on Thursday, followed by No. 2 Wilton, No. 3 Danbury, the defending league champion, No. 4 New Canaan, No. 5 Ridgefield, No. 6 … Read more

Field set for FCIAC boys basketball tournament

The match-ups are set for the 2019 FCIAC boys basketball tournament, which will get underway with four quarterfinal games at Fairfield-Warde High School on Saturday, Feb. 23 The eight tournament berths had been clinched after Monday’s games, but the seeds were still undetermined prior to Thursday’s games. Trumbull is the No. 1 seed after defeating … Read more

Boys Basketball: New Canaan pulls away for victory over St. Joseph

NEW CANAAN — It’s been the theme of the New Canaan boys basketball team this season: Everyone plays a part. That recipe for success was on display as every player seemed to have a big moment in the Rams’ 55-44 victory over the St. Joseph Cadets on Wednesday night at NCHS. Click here for more

St. Pierre leads Ridgefield in rout of St. Joseph

RIDGEFIELD — With 3:33 left in the third quarter and his team ahead 49-35, Andrew McClellan called a timeout. “We’ve got our sign up in the locker room that says defend no matter what — don’t look at the scoreboard, defend no matter what, McClellan, the Ridgefield boys basketball head coach, said. “There was one … Read more

Boys Basketball: Trumbull closes out St. Joseph down stretch

FAIRFIELD — Trumbull High saw its 20-point lead after one quarter evaporate over the next three periods, but come crunch time the Eagles had enough left in the tank to hold off St. Joseph, 76-67, before a crowd of 2,300 fans in a Playing for a Cure game to benefit the American Cancer Society at … Read more