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

Stamford softball shows character in win over NFA

STAMFORD — It was exactly what a good non-league softball matchup should be. Two talented teams feeling each other out like boxers early then displaying intensity late within the concept of all 21 outs are important. The Stamford and Norwich Free Academy softball squads proved ready for the upcoming postseason Saturday as the Black Knights … Read more

Stamford softball rallies to nip Westhill in 8 innings

STAMFORD — Just another routine battle for the Stamford city softball championship. The Stamford High School softball team forged a tie in the bottom of the seventh and pushed across two runs in the eighth to finally secure a dramatic 6-4 extra inning triumph over Westhill Wednesday at the Vikings’ Allyson Rioux Field. Click here … Read more

Stamford girls lacrosse shows growth in victory over Hamden

STAMFORD — The FCIAC isn’t the easiest league in the state to build a girls lacrosse program. But Stamford and coach Steve Paletta have accepted the challenge. In season three of the grand experiment, the Black Knights are beginning to see some silver linings. Stamford earned its second straight non-league home triumph Tuesday by posting … Read more

A look back: FCIAC teams racked up 13 state championships this winter

Eleven teams from the FCIAC won a total of 13 state championships to highlight the success the conference achieved during the 2018-19 high school winter sports season which concluded in late March. The Norwalk High School and Trinity Catholic High School girls’ basketball teams each won their respective state class tournaments while New Canaan won … Read more

Even on road, with coaches on leave, Ridgefield shows Stamford why it’s No. 1

STAMFORD — They will be taking the show on the road for the foreseeable future. However, a bus ride to Stamford did nothing to deter the Ridgefield High School baseball team Wednesday. The Tigers showed exactly why they are currently the No. 1 ranked team in the latest GameTimeCT state baseball poll as they rolled to an … Read more

Stamford’s Tiana England stars for St. John’s women’s basketball

Tiana England concluded her career at Stamford High School a few years ago and secured her legacy as one of the best girls’ basketball players ever from the FCIAC. England is now continuing her success on the major college level. England recently put the wraps on a very good season as the starting sophomore point … Read more

2019 FCIAC Hall of Fame Inductees

The FCIAC Hall of Fame Class of 2019 will include six inductees, who will be honored during the conference’s annual banquet on Thursday, June 13, at the Norwalk Inn. In addition to the induction ceremony, the evening will feature several award-winners, and the league’s coaches of the year for each sport will be recognized. Information … 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

Wilbur Cross knocks out Stamford, advances to Class LL semifinals

NEW HAVEN — It’s been 35 years since the Wilbur Cross girls’ basketball team has reached a state final. Now, the Governors are within 32 minutes of doing just that. Wilbur Cross (20-6), seeded 11th, knocked out 19th-seeded Stamford Thursday night, 45-37, at the Robert Saulsbury Gymnasium in the quarterfinals of the CIAC Class LL … Read more